Archive for January, 2011

Get ‘Caught’ at the Morgan Wixson

Get ‘Caught’ at the Morgan Wixson

The comedic play Run for Your Wife holds the record for longest run (9 years) on London’s West End. Now comes the hilarious sequel, Caught in the Net. Currently at the Morgan Wixson Theatre in Santa Monica, this amusing farce on marriage, deception, and double lives has all the elements of a “Shakespearean reality show,” […]

01-26-10

01-26-10

TOLUCA LAKE Tom LaBonge News Welcome, Little Bangladesh There’s a new neighborhood in Los Angeles. Little Bangladesh is a five-block area around 3rd Street and Alexandria Avenue in the heart of the city. Fourth District LA City Councilmember Tom LaBonge says, “Los Angeles is a place that welcomes people from all over the world to […]

Big Two

One game remains on the NFL schedule, and that’s Super Bowl XLV, which will be contested between Green Bay and Pittsburgh at Cowboys Stadium on February 6. The Packers were invited after beating Chicago 21-14, in the NFC championship game at Soldier Field, while the Steelers punched their ticket by holding off New York 24-19, […]

Nitros Stage Rally

Winning is always the objective, and it’s more special when a rival is knocked off. For the first half and an early portion of the third quarter, the visiting Hoover High boys’ basketball team was riding high, but a technical foul turned matters around for Glendale, which went on an extended run and earned a […]

Jaguar’s Big Super Sport

Luxury car brands have reputations to uphold, with luxury (naturally) being one of them. Another one is performance. Never mind the fact that the performance of just about any new car is more than sufficient from the get-go. Buyers of prestige brands often want the option of paying more for more power. When Jaguar launched […]

01-26-10

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The Village at Sherman Oaks’ Dining Exceeds Expectations

The Village at Sherman Oaks’ Dining Exceeds Expectations

Over the last nine years, The Village at Sherman Oaks retirement community has become well-known for its unique blend of sophisticated style, unparalleled service and first-class amenities. According to residents, one amenity that truly sets the community apart from others in the area is The Village Restaurant. The Village Restaurant’s culinary team creates a variety […]

Greg and Jane’s Excellent Adventure

The old axiom, “travel is the best education,” has new meaning for me now that we have returned from our latest trip to New York. Not only have I been educated, I have received the traveler equivalent of a Ph.D. In a week’s time I’ve learned more than the 12 years I spent in the […]

Challenges Facing the Voters of Los Angeles

This column provides factual information about a municipal election coming to Los Angeles. The election is scheduled for March 8, and it will ask voters to decide ten ballot measures—eight Charter amendments and two Propositions. Both Propositions were approved by the City Council as new sources of revenue. Proposition M would establish a tax on […]

Comedy Writing at Its Best with Robert Mills

Comedy Writing at Its Best with Robert Mills

Have you ever wondered how those slapstick comedy sketches were written for the most famous Hollywood variety shows? Here’s your chance to find out. Join Robert (Bob) Mills and the Friends of the Studio City Library on Thursday, January 20 at 7 p.m. in the Studio City Library. This will be a fun-filled trip down […]