Archive for August, 2010

Tangerine Hotel

Tangerine Hotel

The motel is singularly American – a symbol of progress and postwar optimism. Beginning in the mid 1940s and continuing into the ‘60s, virtually every middle-class family could afford a car. Newly constructed interstate highways made vacationing as easy as loading up the Plymouth Fury, tossing in the kids, and pointing the chrome grille down […]

Lori Donato and Steven Applegate Announce Fall Workshop Series for Singers and Actors

Lori Donato and Steven Applegate Announce Fall Workshop Series for Singers and Actors

The teaching team of Steven Applegate and Lori Donato are thrilled to announce their upcoming Fall Performance Workshop Series for singers and actors on Wednesdays, September 8th, 15th, and 22nd. The series includes three intensive sessions and culminates in a live performance on September 26th. Clients have the opportunity to work with two of L.A.’s […]

Autumn Desire By Sharon Noble

Autumn Desire By Sharon Noble

Sharon Noble was born in Texas, grew up in Florida and moved to California in 1984. She is a local author living in the San Fernando Valley. Her book, Autumn Desire, is her first published novel and her first attempt at writing. She proves to be a very talented writer; her strength lies in her […]

Baseball Musings

The Dodgers just can’t do it. I know it, the Dodgers know it, and Joe Torre knows it. So now that there is about as much chance of the Dodgers winning their division as there is in Barack Obama becoming a born again Christian, we can all just sit back, relax, and watch baseball. The […]

In Love with Barcelona…

I think I’ll wear my newly purchased black three-inch stiletto heels for my date tonight with a Barcelonan doctor. Who does not speak English. He’s picking me up at 8’o clock on his motorcycle (per my request) and he’s even bringing an extra helmet for moi. I have to do this despite my mother’s very […]

End of Summer with Camp Rock 2 on the Disney Channel

End of Summer with Camp Rock 2 on the Disney Channel

Where did the summer go? For most people, vacations are now just a memory and kids are heading back to school. But there’s still a way to make the summertime fun linger a little longer. Tune in the family-friendly Disney Channel movie called Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam. The exhilarating rock’n’roll musical starring Demi […]

The Village at Sherman Oaks Makes a Splash All Year Long

The Village at Sherman Oaks Makes a Splash All Year Long

Since the community’s opening in 2001, The Village at Sherman Oaks has been lauded for its unique blend of sophisticated style, unparalleled service and first-class amenities. One amenity that continually makes a splash is the retirement community’s therapeutic pool. From water aerobics to neighbor get-togethers, The Village at Sherman Oaks’ pool provides endless health and […]

The Psychic World of Kenny Kingston

Dear Kenny: Tony and I celebrated our 50th anniversary in March. We’ve been in our home for 42 years. We came to see you years ago for readings. Tony has to have a hip operation and I have to go to Cedar’s once a month for infusion treatments to build my blood cells up. We […]

I want to talk about some buzz happening in our community and in our house

I want to talk about some buzz happening in our community and in our house

Creativity is abounding and I’d like to shed a spotlight on a friend close to home, Bob Mackie, and young Toluca Lake residents Jennifer Eckstein and Chris M. Allport. Bob Mackie Bob Mackie has been hanging at our house and not just for fun. Truly, no one is as much fun as Bob, but his […]

Enjoy Upscale Urban Living at Burbank Village Apartments

Enjoy Upscale Urban Living at Burbank Village Apartments

By Kirsten Reinking Enjoy Upscale Urban Living at Burbank Village ApartmentsAt Burbank Village Apartments, you’ll discover a sophisticated, modern place for adults to enjoy an active, independent lifestyle in an exciting urban atmosphere. Located at 240 E. Palm, a block away from the Burbank Media Center and situated above the Gourmet 88 restaurant, the affordable […]