Archive for April, 2012

Hooray! St. Charles 28th Annual Festival is Here!

Hooray! St. Charles 28th Annual Festival is Here!

The wait is over! The St. Charles 28th Annual Festival will be held April 27 thru April 29 on the St. Charles School grounds in North Hollywood. You won’t want to miss this fun family event featuring giant rides and kiddy rides, and a chance to win $10,000 cash! There will also be a fabulous […]

Sounds like “Lawyer”

Isn’t it interesting that the word “lawyer” is close in sound to the word “liar”? I don’t have anywhere to go with that, I just thought it was an interesting thought — not funny, just interesting. Another interesting thought: Notice how the press is attempting to make a big deal out of the fact that […]

Valley Business Powerhouses Back Laurette Healey for State Assembly

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. — The campaign of Valley businesswoman and green jobs creator, Laurette Healey announced the endorsement of David Fleming, Chairman Emeritus of the Economic Alliance of the San Fernando Valley and Bert Boeckmann, owner of the largest Ford Dealership in California, Galpin Motors, who has also served as Chair of the New Car […]

TRADITION

TRADITION

SHERATON MAUI: I want to TALK about Hawaii and Tradition. Like a Fiddler on the Roof, there is the Cliff Dive at Black Rock … only the music is a chant that tells a tale. David and I ended our Maui trip with a few days at the enchanting Sheraton Maui Resort and Spa, just […]

Ask The Expert

Hi Robert, I need to build a swimming pool and am planning on doing a lot of it on my own. I want to install a barbeque and countertop in the back and will have to run gas, water, and a waste line from the side of my house all the way out there. My […]

STAG in Arizona

It sounded like a good idea. In fact, it sounded perfect. I’ll attend my best friend’s wedding … alone. I’m her Maid of Honor and I’ll be tied up way too much to give whomever I bring the attention they’d need so why bother, right? The Rehearsal Dinner A young girl is walking around the […]

Kids Escape the Summer Doldrums at Providence High School

Kids Escape the Summer Doldrums at Providence High School

By Cindy Ortiz, Staff Writer BURBANK, Calif. — With budget cuts for summer school programs in public schools, students may not be getting the education they need to move forward. Providence High School (PHS) offers a summer school that is different from any other. “When I was a kid, I hated school … summer school […]

WHERE DID IT GO … ? Or Ways to Improve Your Search Techniques

By Godfrey Harris Important things always seem to go missing the instant they are accidently dropped. What happens to all those candies, coins, and contact lenses as well as the pills, pins, and pens after they fall? Is there any pattern to the way they and everything else scatter? Forensic scientists, of course, study blood […]

Hyundai’s Middle Offering

Hyundai’s Middle Offering

It almost sounds like a broken record, or a commercial you hear way too often: “Hyundai’s really on a roll.” And they still are for 2012, adding yet another in their string of interesting new models. As a company that wants to have a broad product offering, Hyundai pretty much has all its bases covered […]

The Round Three Winner of Our Columnist Contest Is….

12: Can’t Torch This — Mary Jean Tucker What creative submissions! The readers thought so, too. Congrats to the other four finalists of Round Three. Keep writing! Can’t Torch This will advance to the Final Round. Now on to Round Four! This week we’re printing the next five of our finalists (from the earliest date […]