Archive for August, 2013

This is Only a Test

Okay readers, no comments on politics, current culture, or my opinion on anything else this week. I’m giving you all the week off. Tell your brain you’re taking a break. After all, everyone needs a bit of summertime relaxation in order to unwind and decompress, even columnists. So in keeping with the lazy days of […]

Your Faith-Lift: I AM TOO BLESSED TO BE STRESSED

Your Faith-Lift: I AM TOO BLESSED TO BE STRESSED

By Rev. Pam I am one with the Universal spirit of love. This love is divine and it governs all of life. As a part of life, made in the image and likeness of God, I am blessed with peace, poise, and power. At the center of my being is a calm inner strength that […]

Deborah Lindquist: Eco Couture

Deborah Lindquist: Eco Couture

Affectionately called the Green Queen, Deborah Lindquist has been known to dress a celebrity or two in her recycled and vintage fabrics. Although she is modest, we discovered that her creations have been worn by beauties Charlize Theron, Jessica Simpson, Jessica Alba, Alyssa Milano, Demi Moore, Wendie Malick, and Gwen Stefani. She dressed Rihanna for […]

Free Movies Under the Stars at Montrose Film Festival

Free Movies Under the Stars at Montrose Film Festival

Montrose Shopping Park Association presents the 4th Annual Montrose Film Festival on Aug. 23 and 24. This family-themed event features free movies under the stars at the site of the historic Montrose Theater which stood from 1924 until it burned down in 1987. In addition to free popcorn and live music from The Maestros, moviegoers […]

Alternative Therapies for Cancer and Chronic Diseases to Be Explored at Local Convention

Alternative Therapies for Cancer and Chronic Diseases to Be Explored at Local Convention

By Jon Konjoyan Health, fitness, and nutrition fans take note: the 41st Annual Cancer Convention comes to the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Universal City on Labor Day weekend, and the public is invited. Medical doctors, clinical researchers, nutritionists, and alternative medicine experts will gather and share their latest findings and therapies to combat cancer and […]

A Visit to the Set of The Mindy Project

A Visit to the Set of The Mindy Project

Set visits can be fun, especially if you get to hang out with interesting, and creative folks. That certainly was the case during the recent summer press tour when the television critics were invited to visit with the cast and producers of The Mindy Project on a soundstage at Universal Studios. The Fox Tuesday night […]

Pet Lovers: ‘Groom For Less’ Means Less Stress

Pet Lovers: ‘Groom For Less’ Means Less Stress

With the busy fall season and holidays approaching, simplify your life and make your pet happier too. 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 […]

New Madonna Inn Trail Rides!

Explore the celebrated beauty of California’s Central Coast. Nestled on over 1,000 lush acres, Madonna Inn now offers daily horseback trail rides along pastoral foothills and meadows, for a truly memorable adventure. Enjoy sweeping views of Cerro San Luis Mountain, more locally known as “Madonna Mountain,” and beautiful expanses of Edna Valley and Los Osos […]

High Holidays at the Toluca Lake Sports Club

High Holidays at the Toluca Lake Sports Club

We all know how important it is to keep our bodies in shape and stay fit. It’s vitally as important to keep our souls and spirits uplifted and connected too. Start the year off on a meaningful note by joining Chabad of Toluca Lake for High Holiday services. “If you are looking for a more […]

Over the Rainbow

Over the Rainbow

Beloved Munchkin, Margaret Pellegrini (September 23, 1923 to August 7, 2013) has headed back home, via the Yellow Brick Road on her return to Munchkin Land, somewhere over the rainbow, after passing away at a Phoenix, Arizona, hospital. Born Margaret Williams in Tuscumbia, Alabama, she was an American actress from 1939 to 1971 and was […]