Archive for September, 2010

Village at Sherman Oaks Honors Residents’ Spiritual Traditions

Village at Sherman Oaks Honors Residents’ Spiritual Traditions

Focused on resident health, happiness and longevity, Senior Resource Group communities like The Village at Sherman Oaks, place the utmost importance on total wellness. Recognizing the connection between resident wellness and spirituality, The Village at Sherman Oaks ensures that its residents’ religious traditions are well supported. Most recently, the luxury retirement community honored one of […]

Baseball: The Tenth Inning

Baseball: The Tenth Inning

By Frank Barron A film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, Baseball: The Tenth Inning, reminds us of why we love the game. Burns has explored the history of America’s national pastime before, with his landmark 1994 PBS series Baseball (seen on our great local KCET). But that brilliant nine-part documentary ended with the strike, […]

Sir Paul the Insipid

In show biz sometimes all you have to do is live long enough and the honors and plaudits start rolling in. It helps if you were once a major rock star. It’s even better if your politics happen to be left-leaning. And if you were once part of a pop cultural phenomena, like the Beatles […]

A Hands-On Look at Safety Technology

A Hands-On Look at Safety Technology

When people talk about what they’re looking for in a new car, they often cite “safety” as one of the top attributes their new car should have. Well, duh. I don’t think I’ve ever met anyone who wants to buy a dangerous car. Modern technology provides a lot of safety features, but owners need to […]

Luther Burbank Savings Promises Dependability, Excellent Services and a Smile

Luther Burbank Savings Promises Dependability, Excellent Services and a Smile

By Laura A. Alexander Imagine walking through the doors of your bank, stepping up to the teller’s window and instead of the usual hustling of services and hurried completion of your transaction, the teller looks up and says “Hi Jim, how’s the house remodel going?” This scenario is just one example of many pleasant banking […]

Time (Zone) Travel

Fasten your seatbelts kiddies, and ladies get out your gowns. Men pack their polos (shirts, that is) and black ties. We took off on a journey through eight time zones this summer and here we are, reliving it with you, dear readers. From Los Angeles to New York to London, our first stop, New York, […]

Tales of a Toluca Lake Actress

“Um… can you stop laughing please?” I actually thrust my head back from my computer screen, set my glasses on the tip of my nose and scolded my best friend, who lays vertically in her pajamas and yellow socks on my full- size bed watching You’ve Got Mail on her lap top. Normally laughing doesn’t […]

David Wheatley in Concert

By Deanne Davis Just a few minutes away by car or Metrolink is an absolutely astonishingly beautiful edifice: Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. Like most of you, I’ve been planning for several years to go take a look at it. Of course, life being what it is, that hasn’t happened. But now, I’ve […]

Amy Gibson, Coif Doctor and More

Amy Gibson, Coif Doctor and More

Actress turned entrepreneur Amy Gibson is a master at making lemonade out of lemons. Diagnosed with Alopecia Areata as a young teen, Gibson found a way to live with hair loss and eventually, baldness. Because she understood the trauma and agony that women experience from losing their hair, she is determined to make helping others […]

Home Prices Reduced 40 Percent at The Burbank Collection

Home Prices Reduced 40 Percent at The Burbank Collection

The final few remaining homes at The Burbank Collection are now discounted 40 percent from their original selling price and buyers purchasing before the end of the year will receive seller concessions of up to $15,000. With homes beginning in the low $300,000’s, loft and penthouse homes range in size from 731 – 2,226 square […]