Archive for August, 2011

Sneak Peak Emmys 2011: Governor’s Ball

Sneak Peak Emmys 2011: Governor’s Ball

Eeks! It’s almost Emmy time. And that means mega glam, plus gourmet cuisine. Imagine tasting a succulent A-list designed dinner at nine o’clock in the morning? Media were invited to a “first look” at Emmy’s 2011 Governor’s Ball that will be held on September 18. The lobby of the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre of the […]

Food with a ‘Tude

Food with a ‘Tude

There’s a new burger in town, and it promises to shake up North Hollywood as we know it. We’re not talking your doo-wop, carhop, jukebox burger. We’re talking a break beat, get-off-your-seat and on-your-feet burger. Toluca Lake’s two month old The Counter Custom Built Burgers promises to cut through the everyday clutter of emails, commercial […]

Inspired Homes. Beautiful Prices. Discover Tavira House Today!

Inspired Homes. Beautiful Prices. Discover Tavira House Today!

Tavira House is a new condominium community in Toluca Lake that brings a unique spirit and harmony to living. Spacious and elegant interiors are complemented by handcrafted accents and rich character. Resort-like amenities offer places for gathering, relaxation and retreat — all creating a personal refuge just minutes from the studios of Burbank and North […]

For Your Eyes Only

For Your Eyes Only

By Carolyn Scott-Hamilton For those who know the expense and hassle of dealing with prescription eyeglasses and contact lenses, fittings and exams, it can be quite frustrating. The costs alone can dampen anyone’s spirits. However, more often then not, at discount optometry shops and eyeglass stores, you get what you pay for: low quality products […]

Can You Handle the Truth?

Multiple Choice Question: Which of the following best describes radical ultra-liberals? A. Frightened little chicken-littles who always think the sky is falling. B. Naïve, gullible schnooks. C. Liars who will alter facts for their own purposes. D. All of the above. If you picked “D,” go to the head of the class — you are […]

Reader Response

I read Mr. Crosby’s column and felt sick. His tongue in cheek thoughts on teaching the Fair Education Act rules in California schools are a sign that we as a nation and a neighborhood still hold deep set discriminations and hates. Mr. Crosby could go one more step, since his writing skirts around it. Let’s […]

Bridge

Give your opponents the opportunity to make a mistake. Everybody makes mistakes. Even National Champions renege or lead out of turn, or miscount trump, or make any other of a myriad of errors. In fact, a couple of decades ago I paid to play with a pro. I was a good enough player at the […]

Join Us for the California International Theatre Festival!

Join Us for the California International Theatre Festival!

The Third Annual California International Theatre Festival will take place Sept. 8–18 in downtown Los Angeles as well as Ventura and Calabasas venues. Festival Director Joe Peracchio spearheaded this year’s exciting and ambitious program, which includes three U.S. premieres and one world premiere. “We tried to find groups that would represent and speak to the […]

Intelligent Love

Intelligent Love

By Rev. Pam Regardless of what one does in life, you must have a feeling that what you do has some importance, some significance, to you. I have found that there is an intelligence within us that will guide us. And when we surrender to that intelligence and act upon its ideas and strength, we […]

Blind Ambition

Blind Ambition

I want to Talk about blindness, ambition, the Foundation Fighting Blindness and the Braille Institute. I want to talk about Mary Jo Brown and her husband Jerry who support helping the blind, and about Adam Lawrence, who is blind, and his pal Marci Siegel who support research to end blindness. An ambitious conversation… Adam and […]