Archive for September, 2013

Fall Into Fitness at Burbank Athletic Club

Fall Into Fitness at Burbank Athletic Club

By Cindy Ortiz Burbank Athletic Club has done it again! This time around, the gym is offering a Fall Into Fitness promotion – buy a year’s membership and get six months free! But hurry, folks; the special ends Sept. 30. “We know our members’ price range,” says Greg Bedrossian, owner of BAC and personal trainer […]

Al Jazeera America — Unfair and Unbalanced

Well, it happened last month, on Tuesday, Aug. 20. The official launch of Al Jazeera America. Finally, a news channel for America-haters, Western civilization-haters, Elite Progressives, Muslim Brotherhood supporters, AND Jew-haters. Propaganda TV at its best. As you might recall, in December 2012, the Al Jazeera network, which is owned by the Arab government of […]

Dear Sir:

“Hear, Hear!” to Greg Crosby’s Sept. 11 column regarding Dodger fans’ behavior at the stadium! I once sat behind a man who talked all through the game and watched it on his hand-held TV. Beachballs, TV, and cell phones in the stands should be banned. Sadly, I’ve seen more polite involvement and attention at the […]

Not All Street Signs Are Blurry!

I met with my client Jesse [names changed] last week and was surprised he was wearing glasses. When I complimented him on the new look he told me that he’d never worn glasses before; however, he’s thrilled with the difference they make — he can’t believe how clear street signs are! For years Jesse thought […]

Body & Brain Holistic Wellness & Yoga Center (Part 2)

Inna Tuler, CEO, Maintco Corp., a full service general contractor in the retail and food service industry, like most business owners, experiences a number of challenges with increased competition, gaining customer loyalty, and dealing with uncertainty, to name a few. Inna shares: “Since I met Fatima in 2012 and trained with her I’ve adopted many […]

Marilyn … Madness & Me at the Historic El Portal Theatre

Marilyn … Madness & Me at the Historic El Portal Theatre

Something startling is happening in the Monroe Forum at El Portal Theatre. Playing to preview audiences since Sept. 19, the world premiere drama Marilyn … Madness & Me has been generating a lot of buzz! The controversies surrounding Marilyn Monroe’s life and death are themselves the stuff of which legends are born. Did she have […]

Robin Williams, Still Crazy and Back on TV in CBS’ The Crazy Ones

Robin Williams, Still Crazy and Back on TV in CBS’ The Crazy Ones

The wild humor of Robin Williams is back on television this fall after a long absence. After several decades of doing dramatic films and comedy concerts he’s starring in the CBS comedy series The Crazy Ones, premiering Thursday, Sept. 26, on CBS. He’s playing the unpredictable and undeniably crazy head of an advertising firm, working […]

EMMY SEASON – PLUS

EMMY SEASON – PLUS

I want to Talk about the whirlwind events during the exciting Emmy parties and Award Shows. And some very significant activities tucked in between.… SWEET RESPECT: The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences are so respectful to those who helped make the Academy what it is today. Their kindness to my husband David, a past […]

Walk and Fun Run to Benefit L.A.’s Poor: Bring Fido!

Walk and Fun Run to Benefit L.A.’s Poor: Bring Fido!

WHAT: A Walk/Fun Run to benefit those living in poverty in Los Angeles. WHO: Adults, children, and pets walking and running to benefit the impoverished of Los Angeles. 100 percent of funds raised go directly to the needy via Catholic charity the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Council of Los Angeles. WHEN: This Saturday, […]

The Eyegore Awards a Scream at Universal Studios

The Eyegore Awards a Scream at Universal Studios

It was a scream — the annual Eyegore Awards kicking off Universal Studios’ Halloween Horror Nights. The scary-funny event honored notables in the horror genre, with some stars, filmmakers, and even musicians on hand to pick up the gremlin-styled Eyegore trophy. Bruce Campbell clutched his award and dryly quipped, “I will hold down the finest […]