Archive for December, 2009

12-30-09

ANIMALS GERMAN SHEPHERDS- All ages and colors, purebred. www.gsroc.org Own an English Bulldog via adoption for as low as $500 or even Free.  We rescue these wonderful creatures from families who no longer want to keep them. If you are sure you could raise one of these, contact Lisa @dagreatrescue@yahoo.com.  Puppies and other breeds also […]

Bar One Beer and Wine Parlour—Where Fun is Had by All

Bar One Beer and Wine Parlour—Where Fun is Had by All

Whoever thought that the quest to find one of the hottest, trendiest, yet unpretentiously inviting, bars in Southern California did not begin in the Valley was clearly misinformed. For the past two years, Bar One Beer and Wine Parlour in North Hollywood has been a cozy home away from home for beer and wine aficionados […]

A Holiday Message from the Publisher of “The Tolucan Times”

A Holiday Message from the Publisher of “The Tolucan Times”

The year 2009 is coming to an end?and we want to wish everyone of every faith a safe and happy holiday season. This year we cannot ignore all the brave American soldiers who have served our country overseas. Our prayers go to those serving, have served and those who, unfortunately, have given their lives to […]

Partying at the Holidays

Wow, what a fantastic time we’re having this year during the Christmas holiday season! Even though Southern California isn’t exactly a winter wonderland, Jane and I still managed to get plenty of Christmas spirit into this past week. No snow but lots of warmth and good cheer. We made the rounds of some of our […]

The Village at NorthRidge Offers Retirement Living Like No Other

The Village at NorthRidge Offers Retirement Living Like No Other

At The Village at NorthRidge, seniors will find a lifestyle filled with endless options. Scheduled to open in March 2010, this luxury retirement community has been designed with an innovative blend of comfort, style, social and recreational opportunities, and advanced wellness programs that are in a category all their own. An example of the extraordinary […]

How to Keep Encino Kids Engaged During Winter Break

Huntington Learning Center offers advice for parents For Encino-area children, the winter holiday season doesn’t just mean enjoying home-cooked meals, hanging out with long-distance cousins at celebratory gatherings and opening presents. It also means winter break is near and they will have more than a few days off from school. While many kids in the […]

C. Eve Minus 1

C. Eve Minus 1

I want to talk about happy and hectic times leading up to Christmas; the good celebrations, reunions, entertainment and the hair-raising shopping. Just to make things frenzied-er, we needed to fly to Washington state for five days (returning Dec. 23!) to celebrate David’s sister’s 50th wedding anniversary. So, ‘“calma, calma,’“ as we continentally calm ourselves, […]

Evangelist Pastor Benny Hinn…

Evangelist Pastor Benny Hinn…

Launched his new signature line of inspiration jewelry at the Rodeo Drive showroom of jeweler Raju Rasiah, who executed the designs. “There needed to be high-quality inspirational jewelry for people of all faiths, something that would be meaningful in a special way. Raju has captured that in my signature collection. Those who purchase these pieces […]

One on One with Monsignor Robert Gallagher (Part II)

One on One with Monsignor Robert Gallagher (Part II)

By Mannie Blas MB: How large is the parish of St. Charles, and are most of the parishioners from around the communities of Toluca Lake, Burbank, and North Hollywood? Msgr: There are presently four thousand families who are registered with St. Charles parish as members of the parish, and they come from the community of […]

If You’re Looking for a Vacation Spot over the olidays, Here’s Something to Dream About…

With all the economic problems facing our world on a daily basis and the over-powering events that come at us through our newspapers, radio and television, there is one story that I am sure will capture your attention and cause your imagination to soar. In this age of “what is there left to be discovered […]