Archive for May, 2011

Hooray! St. Charles 27th Annual Festival Is Here!

Hooray! St. Charles 27th Annual Festival Is Here!

The wait is over! The St. Charles 27th Annual Festival will be held May 20 thru the 22 on the St. Charles School grounds in North Hollywood. You won’t want to miss this fun family event featuring giant rides and kiddy rides, and a chance to win $10,000 cash! There will also be a fabulous […]

Enjoy Upscale Urban Living at Burbank Village Apartments

Enjoy Upscale Urban Living at Burbank Village Apartments

By Kirsten Reinking At Burbank Village Apartments, you’ll discover a sophisticated, modern place for adults to enjoy an active, independent lifestyle in an exciting urban atmosphere. Located at 240 E. Palm, a block away from the Burbank Media Center and situated above the Gourmet 88 restaurant, the affordable and stylish Burbank Village Apartments put you […]

Celebrate Our Troops

Following the terrific job the Navy SEALs did earlier this month in ridding the world of Osama bin Laden, could there be a better reason to celebrate our military than with this year’s Armed Forces Day? Armed Forces Day is celebrated annually on the third Saturday of May. This year that would be May 21. […]

Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights, Camera, Action!

Back in 2003, the International Student Film Festival Hollywood came into being. I was asked to be a judge at the first festival by my friend, Gene Brunstein, who used to be a writer and producer on the hit TV show Who’s the Boss. That first year, the festival received hundreds of submissions from various […]

Arrive and Drive at MB2 Raceways

Arrive and Drive at MB2 Raceways

By Carolyn Scott So it’s Friday night and you’re not in the mood to sit in a movie theatre and you don’t want to hit up the clubs. But you do want to have fun, right? How about getting behind the wheel of a top of the line Go-Kart that reaches speeds of 50 miles […]

Stay-Cation

I open the soft cotton blinds to the wide open view of the Hollywood sign and sip the seven dollar cappuccino just delivered by the well mannered room service attendant wearing a suit and bow tie. I love his energy. He points his stick-like finger out the window and eagerly points at the church where […]

A Noise Within

As a prelude to A Noise Within’s highly anticipated move to a permanent new home in Pasadena next fall for its 20th anniversary season, the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company takes a final curtain call in its Glendale location by turning the spotlight on itself for a special “Retrospective” benefit on three dates, Friday, June […]

Band From TV entertains as Lupus L.A. honors Paula Abdul

Band From TV entertains as Lupus L.A. honors Paula Abdul

It is an unforgettable event: the annual Lupus L.A. charity dinner that raises awareness as well as critical dollars for lupus research. It is always entertaining, but this year had to be the best night yet, because the Band From TV had the 2011 Lupus L.A. Orange Ball rocking the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, and folks […]

Police Involvement in Conservatorship Issues

By Janet Phelan Robert Gettinger was nearly asleep when a light illuminated his bedroom and he heard a police bullhorn ordering him to come out with his hands up. It was winter in Frazier Park and Gettinger, a former police officer himself, came out of his house dressed only in a T-shirt and underwear. It […]

The Friends of the Studio City Branch Library Present the Distinguished Speakers Series

The Friends of the Studio City Branch Library Present the Distinguished Speakers Series

Award-winning fiction writer Aimee Bender will speak at the Studio City Branch Library on Tuesday, May 17, at 7 p.m. Ms. Bender recently spoke at the Festival of Books, and she will be entertaining the Studio City Branch Library patrons discussing her work and reading from her most recent novel The Particular Sadness of Lemon […]