Archive for April, 2012

Headhunters

Headhunters

Headhunters Run time 100 minutes. Not for children. Jo Nesbø is a Norwegian writer of thrillers, most of which feature his protagonist, Harry Hole. This was his first book, written in 2008, in which Hole does not appear. Roger Brown (Aksel Hennie, one of Norway’s most popular actors) tells us right at the outset that […]

Dames at Sea

Dames at Sea

BURBANK, Calif. — The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the sixth and final production of its 37th season of shows with the tap-dancing, musical sensation, Dames at Sea, book and lyrics by George Haimsohn & Robin Miller, music by Jim Wise, choreography by Lisa Hopkins, musical direction by Dean Mora, and directed by Todd […]

Perfect games are in a class by themselves — only 21 have been pitched in major league history

Philip Humber joined the club as the 21st to throw a perfect game on Saturday at Seattle. The 29-year-old Chicago White Sox right-hander retired the minimum 27 consecutive batters, with no hits, no walks and no errors allowed in a 4-0 win over the Mariners. Humber, who was claimed off waivers by the White Sox […]

Donny

This is Don Mattingly’s second season as the Dodgers’ manager, and they currently boast the best record in the National League along with the surprising Washington Nationals at 12-4. This is startling given the Dodgers needed a closing kick to finish 82-79 a season ago. Two good things came out of 2011: Center fielder Matt […]

Dodgers Still OK

After a 9-1 start, the Dodgers visited Houston and Milwaukee where they split six games after winning two of three from the Astros at Minute Maid Park this past weekend. Wandy Rodriguez handcuffed the Dodgers (12-4) on three hits over seven innings of Sunday’s 12-0 blanking, and Carlos Lee ripped a two-run homer to left […]

04-25-12

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Media City Animal Hospital Always Takes Your Call

Media City Animal Hospital Always Takes Your Call

BURBANK, Calif. — It’s officially spring, which means your pet’s (and possibly your) allergies are flaring up. When you’ve got a medical emergency, you dial “911.” But what’s the number when your beloved pet is feeling ill? The answer is simple: (818) 848-5007. The person on the other end is an experienced professional whose passion […]

The Round Two Winner of Our Columnist Contest Is….

7: Tales from the Heart — Wendy Hauptman Another close round! We love hearing our readers’ opinions. Congrats to the other four finalists of Round Two. Keep writing! Tales from the Heart will advance to the Final Round. Now on to Round Three! This week we’re printing the next five of our finalists (from the […]

NCIS: Los Angeles a Hit On “Interrogation Tuesdays”

NCIS: Los Angeles a Hit On “Interrogation Tuesdays”

Getting to the top of the television ratings heap and becoming number one is a difficult accomplishment. Staying on top is even more difficult. So says Shane Brennan, creator-producer of the top-rated NCIS: Los Angeles, airing on what is called “interrogation Tuesdays” on CBS. It is sandwiched between NCIS and Unforgettable. What’s the reason for […]

Kind Words from Councilman Tom LaBonge

Kind Words from Councilman Tom LaBonge

When it comes to community newspapers, The Tolucan Times is one of the best. Published since 1937, The Tolucan has done a great job serving the communities of Glendale, La Cañada-Flintridge, Burbank, North Hollywood, Toluca Lake, Studio City, Sherman Oaks, and Van Nuys. I read The Tolucan Times to get a unique perspective on the […]