Archive for June, 2011

Lucy Noland Joins NBC4 LA as Anchor and Reporter

Lucy Noland Joins NBC4 LA as Anchor and Reporter

Lucy Noland joins NBC4 LA as an anchor and reporter effective Monday, July 11. She comes to the station from CBS affiliate KHOU-TV in Houston, Texas, where she was the co-anchor of the station’s 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. weekday newscasts. Noland has been with KHOU since April 2007. “Lucy is smart, warm, funny and […]

Prom, Arriving on Disney Blu-Ray

Prom, Arriving on Disney Blu-Ray

Follow the delightfully fun —and often hilarious — journey of a group of young teenagers as they navigate through the most memorable and also difficult time of their lives in the original film Prom, arriving on Disney Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, Movie Download and On-Demand on August 30. This enchanting coming-of-age story is the perfect […]

Heroes

Heroes

The word “hero” is freely used today, so much so that it has become a trite catchphrase in the same way that anything that is remotely famous is now automatically called an “icon” or the way that the designation of “star” is given to almost any 20-something actor who has appeared in more than two […]

The Travel Facter: The New Redondo Beach

The Travel Facter: The New Redondo Beach

For a city originally known for (surf) boards, baggies and bikinis, it is now known for cuisine, culture and coastal routes. Recently, I checked into one of my favorite local boutique hotels, The Portofino Hotel and Yacht Club. Of all things, I ran into a Kardashian — Dona, who is the late Robert’s sister and […]

June 18, 2011

Dear Editor, I am writing to thank you so very much for the significant space the paper dedicates to spotlighting neighborhood talent. The Tolucan Times provides real help to the local theatre community by affording them the opportunity to have their productions publicized and reviewed (in a timely manner). I enjoyed your new cartoon “Boomerhead.” […]

Have a Thrilling Fourth of July

Have a Thrilling Fourth of July

Have you ever thought of creating your own thrill ride? Well, over at the Imagineering headquarters in Glendale, the winners of the annual Walt Disney Imagineering ImagiNations Design Competition were announced for doing just that. The competition is a program designed by the Imagineers to encourage university students to consider careers in creative and technical […]

Oh! U Deserve to be Beautiful This Summer

Oh! U Deserve to be Beautiful This Summer

By Carolyn Scott-Hamilton In the heart of bustling downtown Glendale, you will find a beaut-ista’s paradise. A 2,000 square foot retail shop — one of the largest in So Cal — boasts the best skin care lines and cosmetics, with experts to help you around every corner. These experts happen to be nurses that work […]

Shrek the Musical at the Pantages Theatre from July 12 to 31: Puts the Spotlight on the Delightful Grumpy Green Ogre

Shrek the Musical at the Pantages Theatre from July 12 to 31: Puts the Spotlight on the Delightful Grumpy Green Ogre

By Frank Barron Shrek the Musical opens at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood starting July 12 for a three-week run. The stage show is based on the Oscar-winning animated Shrek feature, but the live production is a dazzling new take on the mega-popular Shrek movie franchise. The show played Broadway for over a year, then […]

The Athenaeum Hotel London (and Surprises)

The Athenaeum Hotel London (and Surprises)

JACKIE: We want to Talk about the grand finale of David’s spring in Britain sojourn. He loves this winter-fest so much that he has already booked a return in February 2012. And I, the cold-blooded Californian that I am, will hold down the homestead. *(SURPRISES FOR DAVID: As I write, we’re preparing to go on […]

A Pot of Tea

I’m curled into a ball on my living room floor. I refuse to open my eyes and if I wasn’t able to feel my heart pounding through my chest I would think I was dead. My doctor told me I must stop coffee for a while, if I want to heal from my candida problem. […]