Archive for August, 2010

The Comedy Tour That Goes On and Naan

The Comedy Tour That Goes On and Naan

Quiz time: Which of these descriptors do not belong with the others? Indian. Vietnamese. Jewish. Stand-up comic? Your answer: None of the above. At least, that’s the case with the Mahatma Moses Comedy tour, which will be making its first foray into Southern California after selling out shows in the San Francisco Bay area. The […]

08-25-10

08-25-10

Toluca Lake Tom LaBonge News Councilmember and City Officials Celebrate Green Fire Station Councilmember LaBonge and LAFD Chief Peaks joined other city officials, firefighters and community members for the “Topping Off Ceremony for Fire Station 82,” the City’s first green fire station. The long-anticipated event was held at the building site on the corner of […]

Torre’s Boys Need Help

Torre’s Boys Need Help

Playing at a .500 clip isn’t good enough for the Dodgers (63-62), not when three teams are in front in the National League West. The club divided six games on their recent home stand, and it’s going to take a near miracle for the team to make the playoffs. Cincinnati claimed two of three, including […]

Phillips Are First Rate

Joey Votto plays first base, and Brandon Phillips second base for Cincinnati, and form one of the best right-side infield tandems in the majors. The duo made their initial All-Star team this season, and are the heart-and-soul of a rising young squad that leads the National League Central by 3 1/2 games over St. Louis, […]

Baseball Report

Several of Major League Baseball’s rookies are having solid seasons. Here is a look at how they were doing late last week with their rookie rank in parentheses, along with what Baseball Prospectus said about them before the season started: OF Tyler Colvin, Chicago Cubs Key Stats: 55 games, 18 HRs (1st), 42 RBIs, .250 […]

08-25-10

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Summer Canteen Blends Thai Favorites with Rare Dishes from Southeast Asia

Summer Canteen Blends Thai Favorites with Rare Dishes from Southeast Asia

Los Angeles has long had a love affair with Thai cuisine. Hollywood’s Thai Town supports blocks of restaurants, each of which are nearly full to capacity during dinner service. The Valley boasts dozens of wonderful establishments, and many of our readers will surely have had the “who makes the best curry” debate. In recent years, […]

It’s a Woman’s World

Let’s get one thing straight, I don’t hate women. Honestly I don’t. I am happily married to a woman of whom I love completely. I love my sister and we get along great. I’ve loved my mother all my life and we always got along fine. Some of my best friends are women. Women have […]

Evidence of Love Animal Care

Evidence of Love Animal Care

Le’ Pet Affair Adoption Events is a monthly pet adoption event that will take place once per month starting August 22, 2010. The monthly adoption events are free to all rescue groups, animal shelters and public to attend. The goal of Le’ Pet Affair Adoption Events is to promote quality adoptions of homeless dogs and […]

A Trip to Wisteria Lane with the Stars of Desperate Housewives

A Trip to Wisteria Lane with the Stars of Desperate Housewives

Throughout the summer, the backlot tram tour of Universal Studios Hollywood has delighted tourists by showing them the idyllic neighborhood known as Wisteria Lane. It is the setting for all the drama, comedy and mystery on the ultra-popular ABC series Desperate Housewives. As the trams pass the familiar looking houses, it would not be unusual […]