Archive for April, 2010

The Gift Horse that Keeps on Giving…. at the Working Stage Theatre

The Gift Horse that Keeps on Giving…. at the Working Stage Theatre

As the pithy metaphorical expression goes, “Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth” Ajarae Cole-man, associate producer and ac-tress, plays the exquisite yet vulnerable protagonist, Ruth, heeds this sage advice of counting her blessings in The Gift Horse, a dramedy about one woman’s ultimate triumph over the delicate intricacies of life and love. Following […]

A Rivera Runs Through It

Dreams are like flowers growing up through the cracks of a sidewalk – once they’ve taken root, they’re hard to kill even in the harshest environments. For a young boy growing up in a barrio near San Antonio, Texas, becoming a successful actor might have seemed like a lottery shot. But from early on, René […]

04-28-10

04-28-10

Toluca Lake Tom LaBonge News Greetings! For information on any of the items below, or to view photos from one of Tom’s events this week, please visit: www.tomlabonge.com. When 4,000 British tourists were stranded in Los Angeles by the volcano in Iceland, Councilmember LaBonge worked with British Consul General Dame Barbara Hay and LA Inc., […]

Baseball Report

Baseball Report

Tampa Bay’s start to this season is even better than its start in 2008, when the Rays went to their first World Series. Although it doesn’t guarantee another trip to the Fall Classic, the Rays have served notice that they’ll be back in contention. Going into this week, Tampa Bay was 14-3, with just one […]

Billingsley’s Still Learning

Being the ace of a pitching staff is both good and bad. It means you’re the best, but it also means you need to have consistently strong outings. Chad Billingsley has been just that for the Dodgers, but after four starts doesn’t look the part. Prior to his six-inning, four-hit performance this past Sunday that […]

Hardball Wrap

Baseball really is a simple game, but is tough to play well. Because the ball is small adds to the difficulty. To win consistently, a team must minimize mental and physical mistakes, hit in a timely manner, and pitch effectively, that is keep hitters guessing and off balance. All of these elements were showcased this […]

04-28-10

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Hooray! St. Charles 26th Annual Festival Is Here!

Hooray! St. Charles 26th Annual Festival Is Here!

The wait is over! The St. Charles 26th Annual Festival will be held April 23rd through April 25th on the St. Charles School grounds in North Hollywood. You won’t want to miss this fun family event featuring giant rides and kiddy rides, and a chance to win $10,000 cash! There will also be a fabulous […]

Just Shut Up and Shell Out

Remember how we were told a year and a half ago that our country was in dire economic straits? Remember how businesses were going under? Millions of workers were losing their jobs? Our entire economy was in collapse? Remember we were told we were in the worst financial condition since the Great Depression of the […]

The Psychic World of Kenny Kingston

Dear Kenny: I know a lot of psychics and I believe in them. But you’re the only psychic I would entrust to change my life: I am 34 years-old and have never had a full psychic experience. But I think I’ve seen, as you call them, the Sweet Spirits moving in my home. And as […]