Archive for November, 2011

Discovering the Real-World, High-Tech Success of NCIS & NCIS: L.A.

Veteran writer Frank Barron has a direct and informative conversation with producer of NCIS, Shane Brennan. Discover how Mr. Brennan is responsible for bringing some of the most advanced, state-of-the-art technology from real-world industry to the television screen. Learn how Mr. Brennan shepherds both shows to consistent top rankings and some of his insider-secrets to […]

After One Year, Special Kid’s Gym Stronger Than Ever

An unlikely name for a gym which caters to children, “We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym”, celebrates its one year anniversary. Staff writer Kimberly Mack checks in on the inspiring story of Dana and Tim Kimmel who launched a gymnasium in Tarzana, CA after learning one of their children had been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum […]

Engagement Announcement

Engagement Announcement

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Steur of Ventura, Calif., announce the engagement of their daughter, Tiffany Anne, to Mr. William Todd Koenigsaecker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold J. Koenigsaecker of North Hollywood, Calif. William and Tiffany were introduced by mutual friends in 2008. Tiffany Anne Steur graduated from Crescenta Valley High School in 1998. She […]

Glamorous Styles for Sue Wong Collection, and Other Fashion News

Glamorous Styles for Sue Wong Collection, and Other Fashion News

It is a universal truth — ladies love to dress up and get gorgeous for the holidays. So it was inspiring to attend the launch of Sue Wong’s latest designs. Arguably the Queen of Glamorous Style, Wong showcased her “Lady or Vamp Spring 2012” collection, which had sort of a seasonal “naughty or nice” theme […]

Occupy This!

So far I haven’t written anything about the Occupy whatever crowd, not because I didn’t have an opinion on it, I just didn’t think I could add anything new to what was being said by others. I’m breaking my self-imposed silence on it now to offer up my two-cents worth of thoughts on what has […]

DORIS, DIANE, HUGO, & ABU

DORIS, DIANE, HUGO, & ABU

I want to Talk about Doris Day (the real one), the unexpected Diane (le fancy one), and some interesting movies (unexpected ones), in this plump picture show season. DORIS DAY: A happy surprise came in the mail from Doris’ friend Nancy. There is a wonderful cover article — full of delicious photos — on Doris […]

Thanks-Living Is a Dash of the Right Attitude

Thanks-Living Is a Dash of the Right Attitude

By Rev. Pam MacGregor Attitude is everything. To embody the season of Thanksgiving is to awaken re-evaluation of all that we have and provides us with an opportunity to practice Gratitude, Gratefulness, and Thankfulness. An attitude of Gratitude can change everything in our lives. Gratitude’s energy is based in love, a love that can heal […]

Total Woman, a Wellness Oasis for Women — Now in Studio City!

Total Woman, a Wellness Oasis for Women — Now in Studio City!

More than just a gym, Total Woman Gym and Day Spa caters to the health and well-being of women of all ages and fitness levels. As the largest full-service women’s only gym in California, Total Woman’s state-of-the-art equipment and classes, impeccably clean facilities, and luxurious spa-like surroundings make working out a treat for the body […]

11-23-11

BURBANK Holiday Arts & Crafts Boutique The City of Burbank Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Department, along with the Burbank Fine Arts Federation, present the 2011 Holiday Arts & Crafts Boutique, featuring pottery, paintings, photography, ornaments, decorations, clothing, jewelry, mosaics, and more! Find that unique gift you’re looking for! Creative Arts Center 1100 W. Clark […]

Warm Chocolate

I wasn’t planning on dying my hair when I woke up this morning. In fact, big plans involving a museum, a French café, and a phone conversation with my mother awaited me. “I try not to remember my twenties,” the petite red head wearing a high ponytail and heels chirps. She’s snipping away at my […]