Archive for October, 2012

Two Girls Abducted in One Week: Empower Your Children to Resist

Two Girls Abducted in One Week: Empower Your Children to Resist

By Sifu Nancy Tei As a teacher at local martial arts school California Academy of Martial Arts, I am troubled by the sobering news this month that two young girls were abducted and attacked within the space of one week. Nature photographer Jesse Paul Speer is charged with luring an 11-year-old girl into his car […]

Dr. Michael K. Obeng Beautifies the World at Forever Femme

Dr. Michael K. Obeng Beautifies the World at Forever Femme

Within a 12-hour period, he became a father, performed surgery, and hosted a breast cancer reconstruction fundraiser. This is a man with boundless energy, enthusiasm, and humanitarianism. Forever Femme, a fundraiser for post-breast cancer reconstruction awareness was held at the Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills, hosted by Dr. Michael K. Obeng. A prominent Beverly Hills […]

Creepy Halloween Happenings at Heritage Square Museum

Creepy Halloween Happenings at Heritage Square Museum

Heritage Square Museum is a living history museum that explores the settlement and development of Southern California during its first 100 years of statehood. The eight historic structures located at the museum, constructed during the Victorian Era, were saved from demolition and serve as a perfect background to educate the public about the everyday lives […]

I was a very busy bee on the weekend! I held a lucrative Saturday garage sale (…exhausting) and saw two productions for “review,” as different in style and content as could possibly be.

I was a very busy bee on the weekend! I held a lucrative Saturday garage sale (…exhausting) and saw two productions for “review,” as different in style and content as could possibly be.

The House of Finnegan A world premiere musical comedy/drama, written as a life long dream by Bill Rich, with music/lyrics by Steve Kopandy. Although the production had some charming moments, and a handful of standout performances, I do feel that it was “below par” by L.A. standards, in overall casting, direction, costuming, and performances. With […]

AM Acupuncture and Herbs

AM Acupuncture and Herbs

By Patty Schaller When a patient comes to AM Acupuncture and Herbs, he is not just treated by Dr. Nathan S. Moon, he is the recipient of the wisdom of hundreds of years of Oriental Medical practitioners. Dr. Moon uses acupuncture and herbs which have no side effects or chemicals, and which have been proven […]

Festa Italiano (and Festa Broadway)

Festa Italiano (and Festa Broadway)

JACKIE: We want to Talk about David’s training (choo choo) around Italy and my lingering New York visit, meandering around the wonderful town. Two different worlds, indeed…. DAVID: A working festa (holiday) is more pleasure than work when it takes this Signor from one glorious Italian city to another, sampling the best attractions, hotels, and […]

Witches and Psychics and Ghosts — Oh My!

Witches and Psychics and Ghosts — Oh My!

By Marina Anderson If you find yourself walking down a dark, spooky street on Halloween and you feel like you’re being watched, you may be! Ever wish you could see what others can’t? Well, local resident Sloan Bella can. You won’t find her meditating over a crystal ball talking in a thick gypsy dialect. Sloan […]

Falcon Flies with I Ought to Be in Pictures

Falcon Flies with I Ought to Be in Pictures

I was on hand at opening night last Friday at the Falcon Theatre. The renowned Neil Simon’s I Ought to Be in Pictures delighted the packed house. Struggling entertainment writer Herbert Tucker (Robert Wuhl) finds his estranged 19-year-old daughter Libby (Genevieve Joy) has hitchhiked her way from Brooklyn and landed on his doorstep. Libby wants […]

Nitros Stage Rally

If Michael Davis played on a winning football team, there’s no telling how much fanfare he would have generated. Instead, the senior wide receiver at Glendale High toils in relative anonymity, but it seems to suit him. Davis, a sprinter on the Nitros’ track team, is known around the Pacific League as being one of […]

Green

Notre Dame has claimed a record eight national championships since 1936 when the Associated Press began handing out its trophy, and the Fighting Irish have the deepest and richest history in college football. And with all that, it’s safe to say this year’s edition has created the biggest splash and story-line because Notre Dame is […]