Archive for October, 2013

Escape Plan

Escape Plan

Escape Plan Runtime 110 minutes. Not for children. Old guys Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger acquit themselves admirably in this brutal thriller about escape from what seems to be an impossibly secure prison, headed by warden Jim Caviezel. What’s unfortunate is that director Mikael Håfström inserts absurdly violent torture and fights in which the victims […]

Range Rover Continues to Evolve

Range Rover Continues to Evolve

These have been good times for Land Rover, and its upscale sub-brand Range Rover. The large flagship model was completely redone earlier in 2013, with a new aluminum structure and more of what upscale SUV buyers want in a premium vehicle. A couple of years ago the smallest Range Rover – the Evoque – was […]

Big plays in the World Series usually are replayed or talked about for years after the game

And there have been a few in this year’s World Series between the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals that will go down in history too. Game 1: Second base umpire Dan DeMuth called a force out at second in the first inning, which was reviewed by all six umpires and overturned. That led […]

Red Team

Can any team stop top-ranked Alabama, who pushed aside visiting Tennessee, 45-10 at sold-out Bryant-Denny Stadium? When the Crimson Ride rolls they really roll and did last Saturday in a Southeastern Conference clash behind a punishing running attack and a powerful aerial assault. And this says nothing about Alabama’s vaunted defense that has shut out […]

Great Gadsby

Crescenta Valley High quarterback Brian Gadsby played pitch-and-catch as he unleashed five touchdown passes and threw for 263 yards as the Falcons soared to a 56-16 win over Hoover last Friday night. So onesided was this Pacific League match at Moyse Field that the second half was played under a running clock which meant the […]

10-30-13

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The Industrious Light and Magic of Herbie J Pilato

The Industrious Light and Magic of Herbie J Pilato

By Matt Harris Herbie J Pilato is a busy man. He heads Television, Ink. (a production company that develops TV shows and films); he is the founder of the Classic Television Preservation Society; he’s acted on many shows. Herbie J is the author of several books, including Twitch Upon a Star and his most recent, […]

Next Week: One-On-One with Jack Tempchin

Next Week: One-On-One with Jack Tempchin

Coming in next week’s One-On-One Celebrity Column it’s songwriter JACK TEMPCHIN. His most popular tunes include “Peaceful Easy Feeling” and “Already Gone” made famous by the Eagles. The interview reveals stories behind his songs, his close-knit relationship with Glenn Frey, his PEF wine and upcoming live performance here in SoCal…. You can see Tempchin in […]

Scavenger’s Paradise; A Never Ending Journey of Design, Inspiration, and Discovery

Scavenger’s Paradise; A Never Ending Journey of Design, Inspiration, and Discovery

By Diane Saher While it may be sad that lounging by the pool with Liz and Dick is no longer possible, we now offer this alternative; your own pool might be just the place for the amazing 19th century limestone pedestals that once adorned the glamorous Taylor-Burton estate in Bel Air! These are the latest […]

Hollywood Piano Opens Their Hollywood Piano Academy of Music with an Exciting Open House

Hollywood Piano Opens Their Hollywood Piano Academy of Music with an Exciting Open House

Hollywood Piano is proud to invite the public to an open house on Oct. 26 from 1 to 4 p.m. celebrating the Grand Opening of their Hollywood Piano Academy of Music. They’re very excited to see this project finally come to fruition after months of planning and building. Hollywood Piano is located at 323 S. […]