Archive for July, 2012

7-25-12

LOS ANGELES Relay For Life Join the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life as they host a 3 mile run, 15-obstacle fitness challenge in LA Historic State Park. The event raises funds for research, education, and free patient service programs in LA including transportation to treatment-related appointments, wigs, lodging, summer day camp, college scholarships, information, […]

The Secrets to Successful Outdoor Entertaining

The Secrets to Successful Outdoor Entertaining

(ARA) – What makes an outdoor party great? It’s simple: Keep guests comfortable. When friends and family gather at your place for a party this summer, what will they remember most about your backyard? The lovely landscaping and delicious food you served, or uncompromising weeds and stinging bugs? Make that lasting impression a positive one […]

Three Must-Have Conversations About Online Child Safety

Three Must-Have Conversations About Online Child Safety

(ARA) – Academic performance expectations, attendance at school functions, and balancing extra-curricular activities with time for homework – parents and children have a lot to talk about at the beginning of the school year. Few conversations, however, will be as important – or as fraught with tension – as discussing how children should, and should […]

7-25-12

APARTMENTS FOR RENT—UNFURNISHED Burbank/NOHO Super sharp 1 +1 apt. quiet complex, good location, no pets. $900/ month 818-766-7009 Burbank.  $1185.  Bright, spacious 1 bed. in quiet, residential neighborhood.  Great loc.  Private balcony.  Gated parking.  Please contact Jacquie: (818) 557 0085 1+1 to rent at Stanbery and Dickens. $1,000 incl util. Liz @ 510-326-0586 1 bd/2 […]

Things Are Looking Up!

Things Are Looking Up!

By Cindy Ortiz, Staff Writer Ranking in the top 1% of real estate agents, featured in several publications for her excellent work, and a consistent award-winner since 1988, Tammy Jerome has been serving the business for over twenty years and is still going strong. Recently, I sat down with Tammy Jerome to discuss the state […]

The Making of a Curmudgeon

I haven’t always been a curmudgeon. In fact, I didn’t know I was one until Mayor Tom Bradley “outed” me at a 1993 luncheon in the City Hall dining room. He had just commended me for the “extraordinary contribution” I’d made in helping him ensure that all employees have an equal opportunity in City Service. […]

No Free Lunches!

Not limited to diamonds, but you have probably seen TV commercials and newspaper ads that claim that the diamond you buy from them will be appraised for at least twice the price! Do you really believe this? Many of these establishments base their selling philosophy on the premise that most people that buy these diamonds […]

News You May Not Know

The following news items are true, but you may not have heard or read them because the mainstream media (MSM) have decided not to report these things to you. Why haven’t they? I’ll let you figure that one out for yourselves. The important thing, however, is this is your lucky day because your humble correspondent, […]

Ask The Expert

Hi, Robert. My wife and I own a 1928 English Tudor-style house. The house is white stucco all around, but we would like to remove some of the stucco to reveal the nice brick-work of the chimney and the support pillar of the front porch. The only option we can think of is sandblasting, but […]

MB2 Raceway puts the FUN back into Fundraising!

SYLMAR/THOUSAND OAKS,Calif.– MB2 Raceway is now providing the perfect way to raise money for your organization, and you can have fun doing it! MB2 is proud to introduce the new MB2 Fundraising Race Cards! Sell one card for $15 and keep $5 for every card sold! (One race is regularly priced at $20-$23!) Take it […]