Archive for January, 2013

The Artisan Group at GBK’s Golden Globes Luxury Lounge

The Artisan Group at GBK’s Golden Globes Luxury Lounge

Never did she think that she would be hobnobbing with the stars when she was a corporate heavy at Morgan Stanley. But her entrepreneurial skills, as well as her talent in graphic design, brought Valerie Guerrero to a new comfort zone and now she is as comfy chatting up actors as she was with the […]

Is Nothing Sacred?

Is Nothing Sacred?

By Jennifer Speer One of the amazing parts of the evolution of our entire planet is the discovery and proof of dinosaurs. Their giant forms lumbering across the land must have been majestic and it not only speaks of the amazing progression of nature throughout time, but also of our intelligence and skill as humans […]

I Love Lucy Bandit Strikes in Burbank

I Love Lucy Bandit Strikes in Burbank

By Jon Konjoyan Someone in Burbank has some ‘splainin’ to do. The Los Angeles Times reported last week that Burbank police are searching for a burglar who broke into a residence making off with a large collection of I Love Lucy memorabilia. The suspect, identified only as “a woman in her 40’s” entered a house […]

Where the Pain Disappears

Where the Pain Disappears

Moses has developed a unique technique that combines massage therapy with the elements of Reiki healing technique that uses Universal Life Energy to heal and balance living beings. The end goal of his treatments is to release physical and emotional stress as well as pain and ailments in numerous parts of the body. Moses has […]

Gender Neutral?

Well, here I go again writing a column that will generate a deluge of hate mail to me, to my family, and to anyone who has ever had anything to do with me in my entire life. I will be called the vilest names and I will be searched out by folks wielding pitchforks, torches, […]

So Long, Huell!

A huge crowd began gathering early at Griffith Park Observatory for the memorial service arranged by our Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge for Huell Howser, who passed away recently at age 67. Most of you know he became a household name in California for his TV shows featuring the people and places of our […]

What to Do When People Think You’re Incompetent

A reader wrote asking: “How do you counter a person who steam rolls over you in a conversation? Recently, a colleague dismissed what I was saying in a meeting and took control of the agenda. No one, including my boss who was leading the meeting, knew what to do. I get that this person lacks […]

The Office is Coming to an End After Nine Hilarious Years

The Office is Coming to an End After Nine Hilarious Years

The Office is a familiar place. We all know the types of characters who inhabit the Dunder Mifflin paper supply company, the setting for the much acclaimed NBC sitcom. Among them are sweet people, helpful, loyal, smart, silly, overly optimistic, mean, ambitious, irritating, and, of course, the incompetent oafs who make the workday drag on […]

Students Excel in Music at St. Paul’s School

Students Excel in Music at St. Paul’s School

By Patty Schaller Music education may be suffering at many public schools these days, but it is alive and thriving at St. Paul’s First Lutheran School in North Hollywood. Children from preschool through grade 8 receive a comprehensive education at St. Paul’s, according to Principal Rendy Koeppel. Not only are they taught the academics, but […]

An Open Letter to Eight Mayoral Candidates

In Los Angeles, the City Clerk has certified eight mayoral candidates for the March 5, 2013 primary election. Their names and occupational designations are listed here in the order shown in the City Clerk’s announcement. Jan Perry, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Emanuel Alberto Pleitez, Technology Company Executive Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Councilman Wendy J. […]