Archive for April, 2011

Golf Meets Charity at Hack n’ Smack

Golf Meets Charity at Hack n’ Smack

Bagpipes on the horizon. Celebrity golfers lining up on the greens. All this, with an education about skin protection, was the perfect way to spend the day. The scene: The Eighth Annual Celebrity Golf Classic and Kerry Daveline Memorial held at the Caballero Country Club, high above Ventura Boulevard. There was no way that this […]

04-27-11

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 […]

Gregg Hunter’s Newspace

Gregg Hunter’s Newspace

My medics say that I should eat more fish: specifically salmon, which is loaded with nutrition. Fortunately, I like wild Alaskan salmon but nobody who cooks for me or eats my cooking will eat the stuff. Buying just enough salmon to sate my appetite is a challenge, so I often order the dish when dining […]

Lancers Restaurant

For decades, Lancers has been dishing up the best breakfast, lunch and dinner. The ultimate community mainstay, Lancers is one of the best restaurants in Burbank. Open daily from 5:30 a.m. to midnight, a great meal always awaits you at Lancers. Lancers will be open for a traditional Mother’s Day meal. Some of the specialty […]

The Conspirator

The Conspirator

The Conspirator Run time 123 minutes. OK for children. Lots of movies you worry when you have to leave for a few moments that you might miss something. In director Robert Redford’s The Conspirator, you can leave for 122 minutes and not miss much, if anything. This is not only slow, it is amateurishly accomplished. […]

Okay readers… Get off your couches, turn off your TV’s and venture out to see this heartwarmingly funny show!

Okay readers… Get off your couches, turn off your TV’s and venture out to see this heartwarmingly funny show!

TiVo the Lakers, “American Idol,” “Dancing with the Stars,” etc…. This is “live,” up front n’ personal theatre at its most entertaining! The Prisoner of Second Avenue A “laugh a minute winner,” you must try to catch this delightful production! Written by Neil Simon, this crowd pleasing, madly maniacal script has tickled the funny bones […]

Operation Gratitude: Making a Difference

Operation Gratitude: Making a Difference

Operation Gratitude is a non-profit organization that raises money to send care packages to our Armed Forces who are deployed in hostile and remote regions of the world. These care packages send much-needed items such as sunscreen, baby wipes and other essentials that are not provided for them, along with personal letters of appreciation. Alaina […]

Together Tonight Next C.A.R.T. Show May 7, & Drama at Inish Review

Together Tonight Next C.A.R.T. Show May 7, & Drama at Inish Review

It was like a trip to the Abbey Theatre in Dublin and on to an Irish village — with the opportunity to intermingle with the locals as a theatre troupe transforms their lives. That’s what Drama at Inish, a comedy by Lennox Robinson, is all about. It is a story well told by the California […]

Forty Two MPG from a Non-Hybrid

Forty Two MPG from a Non-Hybrid

For mainstream auto companies, the new cool club to be in is the 40 miles per gallon club. And as of this model year, the membership in that club isn’t just exclusive to hybrids. The race is now on to produce cars with fuel economy of 40 mpg or better with conventional gasoline engines. Claiming […]

Little Man

Vic Darchinyan is a small man with a big heart and something to prove. In short, there was nothing that would derail his plans to beat-down Yonnhy Perez in their vacant International Boxing Organization bantamweight championship match last Saturday at the Nokia Theatre. With the 96th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide as a backdrop, and […]