Archive for May, 2013

Cliffside Malibu: Local Luxury Addiction Treatment

Cliffside Malibu: Local Luxury Addiction Treatment

In the battle against addiction, the stakes are far too high to settle on a treatment center that seems only adequate. As one of the world’s most highly regarded addiction treatment facilities, Cliffside Malibu offers the ultimate quality of care, luxury amenities, and the industry’s first guarantee of success. What sets Cliffside Malibu apart from […]

“Pop Rockz” Sizzles! Hot New Multi-Media Show Salutes Iconic Music Superstars

“Pop Rockz” Sizzles! Hot New Multi-Media Show Salutes Iconic Music Superstars

By Jon Konjoyan Move over Hollywood Walk Of Fame, Universal Studios and Venice Beach: L.A. has a new spectacular amusement draw in “Pop Rockz” — the first multi-media, pop-tribute extravaganza paying homage to stars like Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Beyonce, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, and more. The exciting new attraction is the brainchild […]

Bridging Generations to Promote Lifelong Readers

Bridging Generations to Promote Lifelong Readers

Wednesday, May 20, was a very special day at Joyce’s Toluca Lake Preschool and Kindergarten. We had the privilege of hosting seniors from AvantGarde Senior Citizens Center. Four women from the Center came and read to our students, ages 2 through 6. From “Splash” to “Rain” to “Finklehopper Frog,” the children listened intently while our […]

American Legion Post 150 – Burbank to Host Monday, May 27, Memorial Day Celebration at Valhalla Pierce Brothers

American Legion Post 150 – Burbank to Host Monday, May 27, Memorial Day Celebration at Valhalla Pierce Brothers

Valhalla Pierce Brothers Memorial Park (located at 10621 Victory Blvd., North Hollywood) will be the staging area for the 2013 Memorial Day Celebration as presented by the Burbank American Legion, Post 150. The event being held on Memorial Day, May 27, at 10 a.m. promises to have celebrity speakers, some of which include Burbank Vice-Mayor […]

Scouts Host the Opening of Memorial Day Weekend with Flag Laying at Valhalla Pierce Brothers in Burbank-North Hollywood

Scouts Host the Opening of Memorial Day Weekend with Flag Laying at Valhalla Pierce Brothers in Burbank-North Hollywood

Running true to form in a series of more than 14 years of successful programs at Pierce Brothers Valhalla in North Hollywood (10621 Victory Blvd.), Boy Scout Venture Crew and Troop 201 of Burbank will play host to the Memorial Day weekend celebrations with the placing of hundreds of American Flags on every Veteran’s Grave, […]

This Month’s Best Kept Secret, Spago

For those of you, who are not familiar with this famous eatery, once known as the Bistro Gardens, Spago manages to maintain its charm, even through near disaster. Long known as a hangout for glamorous celebs as well as the Hollywood set, it has always been a popular dining sanctuary. Though countless parties and events […]

Busy Pet Owners Trust ‘Groom For Less’ Mobile Pet Groomer

Busy Pet Owners Trust ‘Groom For Less’ Mobile Pet Groomer

Too busy or pooped to personally groom Fifi or Boots? Tolucan Times readers are finding that Eddie Olguin’s Groom For Less mobile pet groomers are dependable and professional. His staff will come to your home or business and groom your dog or cat in a stress-free, distraction-free environment where your pet has the groomer’s full […]

Self-Defense: Everyday Weapons for Women

By Sifu Nancy Tei Many women intend to study self-defense but never quite get around to it. Unfortunately, many of these women would greatly benefit from empowering themselves with at least basic knowledge of how to escape dangerous situations. For example, the CDC reports that 1 in 5 women will experience rape during their lifetime. […]

Raising Employee Productivity

In L.A., City Management is ineffective. City employees are less productive than they could be. And the City budget keeps growing. Something must be done. The question is, “Where to begin?” Well, since 60 percent of the annual budget goes for employees, it may be useful to check out how that chunk of the budget […]

Behind the Candelabra stars Michael Douglas as Liberace

Behind the Candelabra stars Michael Douglas as Liberace

Some interesting choices were made when director Steven Soderbergh cast the HBO movie Behind the Candelabra, premiering Sunday, May 26. Michael Douglas portrays Liberace, and Matt Damon plays his young lover Scott Thorson, who wrote the memoir on which the movie is based. At the HBO interview session for the Television Critics Association’s winter press […]