Archive for April, 2010

Bruce Mosk: Still #1 in Condo & Townhouse Resales

Bruce Mosk: Still #1 in Condo & Townhouse Resales

By Steven Hurley After 30 years on a job, most folks are looking for a gold watch and a monthly pension check. Not Bruce Mosk, real estate broker and Executive Director of the Condominium and Townhouse Resale Division of Prudential California Realty’s Encino office. Instead of working on his golf swing, Mosk is on a […]

Summer Horse Camp at the Traditional Equitation School

Summer Horse Camp at the Traditional Equitation School

The Traditional Equitation School, located at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center, is known for its Summer Horse Camps that teach children ages 6-12 about the wonderful world of horses. Camp begins at 9 a.m. and includes a full day of horsemanship in a fun-filled, safe environment. Children are supervised by trained staff and learn mounted […]

Justice at Last

And now for some GOOD news for a change. A serial rapist/murderer was executed. The only bad part was that it took over twenty years to get it done. Way back in 1988 Darryl Durr was found guilty of the kidnap, rape and murder of 16-year-old Angel Vincent, and ever since, he and his lawyers […]

Broadcasters honor pioneers, performer Andy Williams and producer Bob Banner

Broadcasters honor pioneers, performer Andy Williams and producer Bob Banner

The Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters always present a dais full of entertainers and industry notables during each of their five annual luncheons that honor some special person in broadcast history. Last year their impressive list of honorees ranged from the Dodgers Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully to astronaut Buzz Aldrin (he did the lunar broadcast), […]

The Village at NorthRidge Grand Opening

The Village at NorthRidge Grand Opening

We’ve been telling you for months now about an enormous project that was in progress, The Village at NorthRidge. This massive undertaking is the most beautiful and unusual senior living community around, and it has taken the builders and developers a long time to reach their goal of perfection in creating what I felt was […]

Ask The Expert

Hello Robert, We just ordered Direct TV. I read what you said about never putting any holes in the roof to prevent leaking. They said that the dish will be roof mounted. Is there an alternative way to mount the satellite dish? Thank you, Susan T. Hi Susan, Sure. They can mount it to a […]

Statement to the L.A. City Board of Civil Service Commissioners

Good morning. My name is Samuel M. Sperling. I’m a retired city employee with a continuing interest in the management of public service employees. I appreciate the opportunity to share my thoughts with you this morning. You’re aware that Civil Service Rule 1.26 defines the probationary period as the working test period. You know it […]

The Show Must Go On…

I was reading The Wall Street Journal and sipping a green tea soy latte at M Street Coffee on Riverside Drive (by the way, the best in L.A.), when my attention was diverted to the conversation behind me. Two television writers were discussing current TV shows and the latest television gossip. I began to think […]

Let’s Read… Death Without Tenure

Death Without Tenure is author Joanne Dobson’s sixth mystery featuring English professor Karen Pelletier. Fans of the series will no doubt be pleased with this latest tale of murder in the academic world of New England’s Enfield College. But readers new to the saga of Karen and her unintentional involvement in crime-solving will still find […]

Tresses with a Touch of Zen & Concierge

Tresses with a Touch of Zen & Concierge

Matthew Preece of Fred Segal Salon Stress never shows on Matthew Preece’s face. Perhaps it’s because he’s found a way to deter it. As owner of Fred Segal Salon in Santa Monica, the hairdresser extraordinaire is always at one. He meditates, blesses his employees and his salon, and gives a hands-on-head energy blessing to clients. […]