Archive for December, 2011

Handy Market … A Burbank Treasure!

Handy Market … A Burbank Treasure!

If you live in the area and have never shopped at Handy Market, you are missing out on one of life’s little pleasures. A top notch, full service neighborly grocery store, family owned since 1970 … the necessary chore of marketing just doesn’t get any better than this! A well stocked selection throughout, with just […]

Welcome 2012, Goodbye 2011

The new year is 2012. Sounds pretty new, alright. You can say it two ways. Twenty-twelve. Or two-thousand and twelve. I kind of like the second version because it sounds like more (even though the correct way would be twenty-twelve). This is the time of year when commentators in the papers and on TV like […]

Let’s Look Back! The Year in Review

Let’s Look Back! The Year in Review

Among the “most fascinating people of 2011,” according to respected journalist Barbara Walter’s annual list, were the Kardashians, Pippa Middleton, Donald Trump, Derek Jeter, Herman Cain, and Modern Family’s Eric Stonestreet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson. Really? Now I know that President Obama revealed that he, Michelle, and their daughters enjoy watching ABC’s Modern Family, but […]

Ask The Expert

Hi Robert, I read your column all the time and enjoy it very much. We’re putting an addition in on our home. I’m planning on doing all of the work myself. On the prints it says I can use plywood for the sheerwall or O5B. Are you familiar with this product? Thank you, Jean M. […]

Battle the Holiday Dietary Aftermath with Deals That  Won’t Break the Bank at Burbank Athletic Club

Battle the Holiday Dietary Aftermath with Deals That Won’t Break the Bank at Burbank Athletic Club

After the caloric free-for-all that is the holidays, we all make promises to get fit. Then February rolls around and it’s back to the drawing board. Why oh why do we make these resolutions we can’t keep? Maybe we haven’t looked for answers in the right places. At Burbank Athletic Club, they are committed to […]

Miss Maturity Wears Reindeer Pajamas

I’m not a child anymore even though, if I get honest, I really want to be. I want to run around in some reindeer pajamas slurping up a root beer float and crying because my sister stole my Hello Kitty band-aids. The nerve! Those days are over. I’m an adult now. Everything’s different. The youngest […]

War Horse – The War Continues

War Horse – The War Continues

To quote Steven Speilberg, “When I’m on an ‘Indy’ movie, I’m watching Indiana Jones and not the horse he is riding. Now I am faced with the challenge of making a movie where I had to watch the horse, and at the same time compel the audience to watch it along with me. My attention […]

12-28-11

ENCINO Huntington Learning Center Recognized U.S. Congressman Brad Sherman, 27th District, Calif., has presented a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition to the Huntington Learning Center in honor of its 15th anniversary in Encino. This coincides with the upcoming 35th anniversary of the nationwide network of 300 Huntington Learning Centers, the first provider of supplemental education […]

Digital Projection Brings Ancient Scenes of China to Life

Digital Projection Brings Ancient Scenes of China to Life

A Window into the Genius of Shen Yun By Tara MacIsaac Epoch Times Staff NEW YORK — Imagine mingling with the river folk of yore along the Yangtze River in China. The soft, pink, blossoming foliage reflects off the river; mountains appear in a purple haze on the horizon. Now imagine standing atop a precipice, […]

Roger Corman, the Master Mentor of Cinema’s Finest, Still in the Spotlight After a Lifetime of Making Movies

Roger Corman, the Master Mentor of Cinema’s Finest, Still in the Spotlight After a Lifetime of Making Movies

After more than half a century as a producer, director, and motion picture distributor, Roger Corman finally got the ultimate reward — a documentary that puts the spotlight on him and his contributions to cinema. Corman’s World, directed by Alex Stapleton now at selected theaters, doesn’t shy away from Roger’s reputation for being the King […]