Archive for March, 2011

What Is Salt Chalet?

What Is Salt Chalet?

Salt Chalet is a wellness center that offers salt room therapy, a treatment that occurs in a unique microclimate that mimics the salt mines found throughout Eastern Europe. The therapeutic nature of these mines was first discovered many years ago when miners reported significant improvement in respiratory conditions after having spent hours below ground in […]

Julia “Lady J” Gerard Designs Peace

Julia “Lady J” Gerard Designs Peace

She caters to celebrities and even royalty, but no one could be more low-key about it. The word “cool” was invented for designer Julia Gerard. Although she rarely talks about her clients, Lady J has an impressive list. Everyone from Bob Dylan to Rihanna has worn her designs. She dressed Cher for the Grammys, as […]

Body and Brain: A Healing Connection

Body and Brain: A Healing Connection

By Anthony Cross Whether you know it or not, the stresses of everyday life might be blocking your overall health and wellness. If you are looking to improve your quality of life, start with the body and brain. At Body and Brain Holistic Wellness, instructor and owner Fatima Bustos-Choy is dedicated to bringing her members […]

April Fools’ Day

My brother was born on April 1 and Mom always referred to him as her April Fools’ baby. My sister and I pretty much know the origins of our brother, but nobody knows the origins of April Fools’ Day, and that’s no joke. One theory has it that Europe’s switch from the Julian calendar to […]

Campo de Cahuenga to Rededicate Historic Fountain

The Campo de Cahuenga has announced a dedication ceremony to celebrate the restoration of the historic Dona Bernarda Ruiz Fountain. The Campo is considered to be the birthplace of California. Dona Bernarda is often called the “Dolly Madison of California” because of her efforts to bring the war between the United States and Mexico to […]

Law Wars – The Strikeforce

Law Wars – The Strikeforce

By Anthony Cross May the law be with you! Los Angeles has a newly-formed law firm that is a force to be reckoned with. In fact, a Strikeforce. If you ever find yourself in a legal predicament with nowhere to turn and are looking for the best possible outcome, Jack J. Gold and his criminal […]

Swimming for Life

Swimming for Life

By Greg Smith, Staff Writer The swimming gene runs deep in Cara Wise’s family. Her father swam All-American in college; she and her sister swam competitively in high school. Cara began teaching kids to swim soon thereafter. She started with a swim program sponsored by LAUSD, where they brought portable pools to inner-city schools. Imagine […]

Betty White’s Personal Invitation for Actors and Others for Animals

Betty White’s Personal Invitation for Actors and Others for Animals

I want to Talk about the fun and flurry leading up the 40th Anniversary Celebration of Actors and Others for Animals on April 9. Betty White, who’s not only Hot in Cleveland, but also about the hottest babe in show business, taped a personal invitation on the Actors and Others website. Betty — whose career […]

American Idol Season 10: It’s So Awesome, We Love Them All

American Idol Season 10: It’s So Awesome, We Love Them All

Awesome singers have made it into the finals on American Idol this season. They can really sing! All the top finalists for Fox TV’s American Idol Season 10 are amazing in a variety of music genres. It doesn’t seem like there’s a sour note among the remaining 11 finalists. And the judges obviously agree, giving […]

03-30-11

03-30-11

TOLUCA LAKE Charity Cocktail Party The Toluca Lake Lions are holding a charity cocktail party on Saturday, April 30. The charities benefited include Shane’s Inspiration, the Foothill Service Center for the Blind and the District 4L-1 Blind Fishing Trip. The auction will be held at 8:30 p.m. and door prizes and raffles will be given […]