Archive for March, 2013

From Publicist to Designer: Jody Miller’s Couture by Sophie

From Publicist to Designer: Jody Miller’s Couture by Sophie

Although she has music in her soul, Jody Miller transformed her life of a three-decade music publicist with concerts, travel, and rock and roll to that of one of fashion, animals, and charity. After enrolling at New York’s Parsons School of Design, Jody thought she’d specialize in custom-made couture for women. Funny how life changes. […]

“A Night at Sardi’s” Filled with Memories for the Alzheimer’s Cause

“A Night at Sardi’s” Filled with Memories for the Alzheimer’s Cause

By Frank and Margie Barron With the noble goal of helping people save their precious memories, a musical revue has been produced annually. “A Night at Sardi’s” is a benefit for the Alzheimer’s Association, and for 21 years the most talented stars have participated to put on an unforgettable show. This year was no exception, […]

Happy Birthday, Sweet Thing

Happy Birthday, Sweet Thing

“Ain’t Nobody Does Me Better” … “Tell Me Something Good” … “Through the Fire” … “I’m Every Woman”…. The list goes on and on. If you recognize any of these song titles then you are probably a fan of Chaka Khan. Those are just a few of the classic Khan songs that most of us […]

03-27-12

03-27-12

TOM LABONGE NEWS Coldwater Canyon Avenue Closure Coldwater Canyon Avenue has closed as LADWP replaces a 100-year-old pipeline with a new welded steel pipeline. The original pipeline was installed in 1914 at the direction of William Mulholland. Coldwater Canyon Avenue will be closed from Ventura Boulevard to Mulholland Drive Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. […]

Gracious Independent Senior Living: Scholl Canyon Estates Is It!

Gracious Independent Senior Living: Scholl Canyon Estates Is It!

Move to Scholl Canyon Estates in Glendale and time saved by not having to cook, clean, and do yard work is time well spent on family, friends, and hobbies. Scholl Canyon is setting a new standard for gracious independent senior living. Scholl Canyon takes great pride in providing residents affordable retirement living without sacrificing style, […]

The Mary Duque Juniors Supporting Children’s Hospital Los Angeles “Shopping with a Purpose”

The Mary Duque Juniors Supporting Children’s Hospital Los Angeles “Shopping with a Purpose”

“Shopping with a Purpose,” on Saturday, April 13, is a benefit luncheon that includes sixteen vendors who provide booths for shopping. Each vendor donates 20% of their net sales to the Mary Duque Juniors organization. Benefit proceeds from “Shopping with a Purpose” and the annual Patron Drive are earmarked for supporting the Associates Endowment to […]

“A Man Walks into a Bar….”

“A Man Walks into a Bar….”

That’s hardly how you’d expect an article by a CHURCH about EASTER to begin. But it’s not too different from the way things are beginning on Easter Sunday at Toluca Lake United Methodist Church. Their resurrection celebration is inspired by the “set-up,” “A lady walks into the tomb….” and the hilarious “punch line” that proceeds. […]

Happy Easter!  Scrumptious Authentic Portuguese Pastries in Sherman Oaks?! Discover “Natas Café” Now

Happy Easter! Scrumptious Authentic Portuguese Pastries in Sherman Oaks?! Discover “Natas Café” Now

For fans of fresh, high-quality bakery goods and home-style traditional dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, discover Natas Pastries, Café, and Restaurant. Located on Ventura Boulevard in Sherman Oaks (next to Casa Vega), Natas offers all this plus beer and wine, catering and delivery, and features a room available for parties. Chef/owner Fatima Marques, a […]

27th Annual Charlie Awards Set for April 5

27th Annual Charlie Awards Set for April 5

By Kat Kramer Well folks, The Hollywood Arts Council will present the 27th Annual Charlie Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 5, in the Blossom Room at the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. The year 2013 is also the 35th Anniversary — a benchmark year — for the Hollywood Arts Council, which produces the annual Charlie Awards. […]

The Curious Savage Offers Nutty Fun at the Magic Mirror

The Curious Savage Offers Nutty Fun at the Magic Mirror

Widowed Mrs. Savage has been left ten million dollars in negotiable securities by her husband and desires to put it to good use. However, her adult stepchildren want to get their hands on it to serve their own agenda. As a means of controlling her, they place Mrs. Savage in a “sanatorium” hoping to “bring […]