Archive for May, 2011

Summer Fare from the Disney ABC Television Group

Summer Fare from the Disney ABC Television Group

The upcoming summer fare for the Disney ABC television group was presented during a daylong press event held at the network’s Burbank headquarters. There was a parade of talent, with the acclaimed Marlee Matlin, Melissa Joan Hart, Lea Thompson, Constance Marie, Raven-Symone, Loretta Devine, and mega-producer Mark Burnett, along with fresh faces ready to make […]

One-on-One with Alexis Peters

One-on-One with Alexis Peters

Alexis Peters is a gorgeous blonde actress/writer, born in Chicago “several years ago.” I met her at Joni’s Coffee Roaster in Marina del Rey. Tony: Since you were in Valentine’s Day, have you had any contact with Ashton Kutcher? Alexis: No. My scene was with Jessica Biel and Jennifer Garner. That’s who I worked with. […]

Calming It Down

Everything seemed perfectly fine until I opened the refrigerator door. I’ve just woken up and kissed my boyfriend on his sleepy lips before walking to the kitchen and preparing my French press coffee (the only way to brew a cup in my opinion). I feel like a swan, in the long dove-white, silk slip my […]

05-25-11

05-25-11

TOLUCA LAKE Columnist Honored Trish Ostroski, columnist for The Tolucan Times, was recently honored with the Father Thomas Mahar Outstanding Alumni Award from St. Vincent — St. Mary High School in Akron, Oh. The award recognizes alumni for outstanding contribution to their professions, community, family and/or education. Trish was also honored with the Professional Service […]

Harlistas: An American Journey – A Tribute to the Harley Davidson

Harlistas: An American Journey – A Tribute to the Harley Davidson

Appearances are deceiving. As I arrived at the Harmony Gold Theatre, after a lovely Mediterranean dinner at Xio (next door), I noticed a group of burly biker boys and their motorcycles parked out on Sunset Boulevard. We’re talking big, scrappy, tattooed, neckerchief coiffed, head-shaved biker guys with various body piercings — who could all strike […]

Memorial Day History and Events

Memorial Day History and Events

By Frank Barron Monday, May 30, is a special day for me and all veterans. It is a time for solemn observance for the men and women who have served our country and made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May in memory of the soldiers […]

Fourth Annual Memorial Day “Concert in the Park”

Fourth Annual Memorial Day “Concert in the Park”

The Sherman Oaks Neighborhood Council, American Legion Post 193 and the Horace Heidt Big Band Foundation are presenting the (free) Fourth Annual Memorial Day “Concert in the Park.” This concert will commemorate the 63rd Anniversary of the Gift from American Legion Post 193 of the 10-acre property that became the Van Nuys/Sherman Oaks War Memorial […]

Substance of Influence Awards

Substance of Influence Awards

Look out Beverly Hills! Downtown Los Angeles is catching up with swanky red carpet evenings. Atop the 54th floor at the posh, members-only City Club on Bunker Hill, VIP’s gathered for the Substance of Influence Awards. Conceived by marketing maven Juneki Dixon, this was a fundraiser with 100 of L.A.’s Fortune 500 entrepreneurs. Guests were […]

Teach Your Children Well Explores Bullying

Teach Your Children Well Explores Bullying

By Kat Kramer On Sunday May 15, I was honored to be a celebrity VIP host and sponsor for the special party and fundraising screening for a powerful new documentary short called Teach Your Children Well. It is a film about a current issue that needs to be addressed. That is the topic of bullying, […]

Memorial Day Concert

Memorial Day Concert

Celebrate Memorial Day with the award-winning San Fernando Valley Master Chorale as they present their last concert for the season with a patriotic presentation, which includes Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, Randall Thompson’s Testament of Freedom — based on writings by Thomas Jefferson — and Vaughan Williams’s Mass in G Minor. Soloists will perform selections from […]