Archive for December, 2010

Cop Cars Become Modern

If you’ve seen a patrol car from the LAPD, CHP, Burbank PD, L.A. County Sheriff’s Department or any other police agency in the past twenty years (hopefully not in your rearview mirror), chances are it was a Ford Police Interceptor. The civilian version of the car was the Ford Crown Victoria, though the police model […]

In Remembrance: Mark Jason Schardt 1960-2010

Our beloved angel Mark was born August 9, 1960 in Kansas City, Missouri to George and Carol Schardt. Mark was diagnosed immediately with Downs Syndrome, and with the encouragement and help of his parents, family, teachers, friends and caregivers, overcame many obstacles in his life. As a baby, Mark inspired his father to write his […]

12-29-10

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Altieri Brothers Salon A Personalized Salon Experience in a Cozy Environment

Altieri Brothers Salon A Personalized Salon Experience in a Cozy Environment

By Chase Smith Tony, co-owner of Altieri Brothers Salon in Toluca Lake, and his team of experienced hair dressers want to ensure that each customer who walks in the door of their salon receives the personalized attention he or she deserves. “It’s not about what we want, it’s about what the customer wants,” say Denise, […]

Words of Wisdom for the Christmas Season

Charles Dickens’ Christmas Carol dealt with the spirits of Christmas Past, Christmas Present, and Christmas Yet to Come, but the words of wisdom I bring you here are all from the ghosts of American Presidents Past. The Christmas messages of presidents Coolidge, Roosevelt and Reagan are stirring and still meaningful to us today. Sometimes it […]

Let’s Face It, Nothing Says Happy Holidays Like Great Gifts

Let’s Face It, Nothing Says Happy Holidays Like Great Gifts

Little elves and big elves are busy scouring the local shops to find great gifts to surprise and delight loved ones on Christmas Day. Perfect presents come in all sizes, and come from a variety of Santa’s helpers. I love people-watching at the malls, going through catalogues, and talking to folks who have good taste […]

Christmas Came Early for Bryan Cranston

Christmas Came Early for Bryan Cranston

By Frank Barron ‘Twas the week before Christmas week, and all through Bryan Cranston’s Sherman Oaks house, not a creature was stirring, until the phone rang at 5 a.m. to announce that Bryan was just nominated for a Best Actor in a Drama Golden Globe. A couple of days later he awoke with the news […]

Hair Cubed®: A Revolutionary Breakthrough for Hair Loss

Hair Cubed®: A Revolutionary Breakthrough for Hair Loss

Do you suffer from baldness or thinning hair? Do you want a thick and lustrous head of hair? If so, then Hair Cubed®, a patented solution in the United States and celebrity/Hollywood hair loss secret, may be your dream come true. Hair Cubed helps restore the look of a full head of hair without risky […]

An Open Letter to Mayor Villaraigosa and Members of the Los Angeles City Council

While I’m currently not a Los Angeles resident, I am a retired city employee and a concerned citizen/taxpayer. Frankly, I’m mad as hell about your continuing effort to control the city’s civil service system. The following paragraphs reflect several previous efforts to discuss my concerns with you. I’m concerned that you regularly subordinate the public […]

Ask The Expert

Hi Robert, I live in a condo where we had a leak into my garage. The plumbers came out and fixed the leak. Subsequent to that, they sent a drywall guy out. I noticed when they had the ceiling open, it had two sheets of drywall that looked like it was over 1 inch thick. […]