Archive for October, 2011

Gregg Hunter’s Newspace

Gregg Hunter’s Newspace

Despite eight years of day ‘n nite Mediterranean cuisine, Cedar House premises gleam like new. The surprisingly spacious corner mall restaurant at 4805 Whitsett Ave. in Valley Village serves a broad menu highlighting the owners’ Lebanese origins. The extensive seven day lunch and dinner menu goes on for pages. Our appetizers were hit and miss […]

An Evening of Cole Porter Entertains

An Evening of Cole Porter Entertains

The music of Cole Porter has the power to hypnotize with its delectable words and rhythms, and it did so Saturday, Oct. 22, at the San Fernando Valley Master Chorale’s Jewish Composer Series concert. While Porter wasn’t Jewish, the Golden State Klezmers wonderfully fit the bill. The chorale, led by conductor Terry Danne, performed revue […]

Jack Michael Malouf

Jack Michael Malouf

Resident of Toluca Lake for 40 years. Manufacturer 1946—1961 of Women’s Sports Wear with factories in Glendale, Burbank, and Van Nuys. Member of Burbank Rotary, Burbank Chamber of Commerce, Los Angeles District Attorney Evelle Younger Advisory Council, The McLaughlin Equestrian Club of Los Angeles, Lakeside Golf Club (HOLE IN ONE #3), Member of Al Malaikah […]

It’s Wild

Unlike the NFL where the big boys beat up on the little guys, college football is littered with upsets, and this past Saturday followed suit. Top-ranked Louisiana State turned back No. 19 Auburn 45-10, No. 2 Alabama blasted Tennessee 37-6, but No. 3 Oklahoma was ambushed by unranked Texas Tech, 41-38, and No. 4 Wisconsin […]

Long’s Happy Return

Chris Long was Hoover High’s head football coach. For various reasons, Long resigned this spring and is now Arcadia’s defensive coordinator and assistant head man. This past Friday, Long was treated royally by his former players, even though the Apaches smacked the host Tornadoes 49-7 in a Pacific League match. Long was pleased to walk […]

10-2-11

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When You’re Away, Let the Cats (and Dogs and Fish, Etc.) Play – with Tender Touch Pet Sitters

When You’re Away, Let the Cats (and Dogs and Fish, Etc.) Play – with Tender Touch Pet Sitters

By Greg Smith, Staff Writer It’s time to go on vacation! But wait, though you’d love to take your beloved pet along with you to Bora Bora, there’s simply no way. Before you devise a plan to harbor your precious as a stowaway, here’s an option: Tender Touch Pet Sitters! This isn’t the neighborhood girl […]

Hitting the Road

You hear it all the time. Unemployment is high. Jobs are hard to get. There’s no work to be had. You can’t find a job anywhere. Want to work? Well, I’ve got the job for you. If you can get on with a road crew you will have plenty of work on our nation’s highways. […]

Paris: Palate, Protest, Play

Paris: Palate, Protest, Play

I want to Talk, a lot, about my time in Paris: the food, the fun, and the frenzy in the fall. I’m finally home, but will share lots of Paris in following columns. Such a city! I didn’t get there until I was in my sixties. Now in my late seventies, I feel quite at […]

Come Fly Away, the Music of Sinatra and Dance by Twyla Tharp, Cool!

Come Fly Away, the Music of Sinatra and Dance by Twyla Tharp, Cool!

With Frank Sinatra music and Twyla Tharp choreography, Come Fly Away is the essence of cool. The musical was conceived and directed by the legendary Tharp, and features vocals by Ol’ Blue Eyes via classic recordings played along with a live Vegas-style band. The show, described as a soaring musical fantasy of romance and seduction, […]