Archive for May, 2012

Tips to Help Seniors Avoid Identity Thieves

Tips to Help Seniors Avoid Identity Thieves

(ARA) – Tommy and Susie aren’t the only ones who love Grandmom and Grandpop. Identity thieves love seniors too. Identity theft among Americans 50 and older is rising, according to the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics. In 2010, more than 3.5 million households headed by people 50 and older experienced identity theft, […]

Take Us Back to the Old Ballgame … Please!

On May 2 yet another chapter began for our beloved Los Angeles Dodgers when the Guggenheim owners officially took the reins of the historic ballclub from Frank McCourt. Mark Walter, Stan Kasten, and Magic Johnson are now the new managerial faces of the Dodgers ball club. Even though McCourt made a bloody killing on the […]

Letter to Greg Crosby Re: “Government Control of Your Life”

That was a superb piece. I agree that the course the Washington planners tend to chart is, in the long run, a risk to our individual freedom and civil liberties. The problem with the direction our society is taking is that, like paper-thin slicing of salami, the erosion of individual rights is nearly invisible. The […]

Steamboating – All American Adventure

Steamboating – All American Adventure

There’s never been a better time to rediscover America. And the Great American Steamboat Company has the perfect way to explore the heartland of our great nation — aboard the grand American Queen, the only authentic overnight paddlewheel steamboat in America Steamboating is a unique blend of American beauty and history, acclaimed cuisine, lively showboat-style […]

Strong Women Enjoy Mother’s Day Luncheons

Strong Women Enjoy Mother’s Day Luncheons

Truer words were never spoken. “Strength happens when you have no other choice,” said Giuliana Rancic, co-star of E!’s Fashion Police, and, more importantly, cancer survivor. Giuliana shared her story with a room full of women who absolutely understood the health crisis, a double mastectomy, she went through. All on hand were strong supporters of […]

2012 Children’s Tumor Foundation Walk & Doggie Events to Be Held at CBS Studio Center in Los Angeles, June 3

2012 Children’s Tumor Foundation Walk & Doggie Events to Be Held at CBS Studio Center in Los Angeles, June 3

TOLUCA LAKE, Calif. – Kim Robinson, a California mother of a young boy with neurofibromatosis (NF), is a passionate voice for spreading the message about NF, a group of genetic disorders that affects one in every 3,000 people and causes tumors to grow in the nervous system. On June 3, she and her son, 11-year-old […]

The Experts at Ajalat & Ajalat, LLP Weigh In

Do you need legal advice? We started a new section in our paper where legal professionals answer your questions – the law abiding. Ajalat and Ajalat, LLP is a full-service law firm located in North Hollywood. Ajalat and Ajalat, LLP has over a century of combined experience and can answer questions in almost every area […]

Councilmember Tom LaBonge Gets Council Approval of Resolution Calling for Release of High-Speed Rail Funds

The Los Angeles City Council today unanimously passed Councilmember Tom LaBonge’s resolution calling on state lawmakers to release Proposition 1A funds to begin construction on the California High-Speed Rail system. The Council cited the project’s merits as an alternative means of transportation, its advancement of President Obama’s and Governor Brown’s goal to reduce greenhouse gases, […]

A Zen-Like Oasis in Glendale? Luigi’s Pottery & Fountains Will Surprise You

A Zen-Like Oasis in Glendale? Luigi’s Pottery & Fountains Will Surprise You

Are you looking for an excellent garden store with very personal service? Luigi’s Pottery & Fountains in Glendale is a fourth generation, family-owned business dedicated to providing top quality fountains, pottery, and statuary since 1946. Luigi’s great-granddaughter Lisa McCallister has now taken over ownership assisted by Burbank’s own Cory Huber as store manager. Together they […]

A Very Modern Sherlock Is back on Masterpiece Mystery

A Very Modern Sherlock Is back on Masterpiece Mystery

When it comes to playing Sherlock Holmes, Benedict Cumberbatch is riveting as he puts a modern day spin on the classic sleuth in the Masterpiece Mystery! Sherlock, Series 2. The current second cycle of shows is a ratings winner on PBS, bringing back Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson for a new round of clever crime-solving […]