Archive for February, 2012

New Growth and New Pricing During the Month of Love at Burbank Athletic Club

New Growth and New Pricing During the Month of Love at Burbank Athletic Club

February is here and Valentine’s Day has just passed: a holiday that focuses on love and intimacy making us very aware of our bodies and the shape we are — or are not — in.… Have we kept up with our New Year’s resolutions? Whether we have or not, look no further than Burbank Athletic […]

A Peerless Voice: The Death of Whitney Houston

A Peerless Voice: The Death of Whitney Houston

By Cindy Ortiz American recording artist, Jennifer Hudson, performed “I Will Always Love You“ at the Grammys last night in tribute to the queen of glamour, music, and beauty, Whitney Houston, who died on Saturday afternoon in an L.A. hotel room. But do we know the cause of her death? “[Doing drugs] was an everyday […]

Celebrate Washington’s Birthday

As regular readers of this space know, I do not celebrate “Presidents’ Day.” I celebrate President Lincoln’s and President Washington’s Birthday. Presidents’ Day is nonsense; it is a meaningless holiday that honors a political office, not an individual person who is deserving of celebration. It would be like celebrating Prime Ministers’ Day or Kings and […]

Let Cinema Secrets Freshen Your Kit!

Let Cinema Secrets Freshen Your Kit!

Spring is upon us and it’s time for a good cleaning of “The Makeup Kit.” Cinema Secrets has everything you need to help you renew and refresh your supplies. The Deep Clean. Pull everything out and giving it a once over. Do you need a new foundation? Are you seeing the bottom of your compact? […]

Preschool & Kindergarten Kids Participate in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Hop-A-Thon

By Kamili Allen Samms, Parent Association at Joyce’s, President On Friday, Feb. 10, the children at Joyce’s Toluca Lake Preschool & Kindergarten participated in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Hop-A-Thon to help raise money for the organization devoted to finding a cure for these diseases. More than 80 children participated and they exceeded their fundraising […]

A Visit to the Set of ABC’s Suburgatory

A Visit to the Set of ABC’s Suburgatory

Why not say yes to a visit to the set of Suburgatory? It’s a funny ABC show I enjoy, and any opportunity to stroll around Warner Bros. Studios gives me a feeling that I might be on the same footpaths of the master filmmakers long ago or the dazzling stars of days-gone-by. You really get […]

Announcing The Tolucan Times’ Columnist Contest: Share Your Story!

Do your friends tell you that you could host your own talk show? Do people come to you for advice? Are you an expert in something and want to share your knowledge? Are your anecdotes a hit at parties? Well, this is your moment! We’re looking for a new voice in the pages of our […]

Ask The Expert

Hi Robert, I’m a big fan. In order to get to our garage, I have to walk out the front door and go through a side door. This is usually no big deal but during the rains we get soaked going to or from the garage. We’d like to put a door in the common […]

The Movies for Grownups Awards an Exciting Event for a Mature Crowd

The Movies for Grownups Awards an Exciting Event for a Mature Crowd

It was a star-studded crowd for the 11th annual Movies for Grownups Awards, hosted by AARP Magazine. Sharon Stone was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award which was presented to her by Martin Scorsese who directed her in her Oscar-nominated Casino, certainly a highlight of her career, and both acknowledged that with great stories. Stone, […]

Christopher Plummer

Christopher Plummer

Even at 82, the man still has it. His career is at its peak. Starring as a gay man in Beginners (with an Oscar nomination), a win would be his first Oscar. He also stars as the theater great in Barrymore, in addition to parts in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Priest. The […]