Archive for December, 2013

12-25-13

TOM LABONGE NEWS From My Family to Yours … Happy Holidays from Council District Four! Greetings friends! There are two things about me that have never changed — my zip code and my love for Los Angeles. I consider this a privilege and for over 40 years, I have used the photographic skill taught to me […]

Stretching Your Ski Vacation Dollar

(BPT) – With the Olympics right around the corner, skiing is on a lot of people’s minds. While ski trips can get pricey quickly, there are ways to give your budget a lift. “It’s not unusual for ‘ski vacation’ to be synonymous with ‘expensive getaway,’” says Jeanenne Tornatore, senior editor for the travel booking website […]

One-on-One with Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich

One-on-One with Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich

Since 1980, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has served as a member of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors representing the 5th District which includes all or portions of the San Fernando, San Gabriel, Crescenta, Santa Clarita and Antelope Valleys along with 22 cities. To improve the quality of life for the residents of Los […]

The Wait Is Over, Downton Abbey Returns to PBS Jan. 5

The Wait Is Over, Downton Abbey Returns to PBS Jan. 5

The eagerly awaited Season 4 of Downton Abbey returns to PBS’ Sunday schedule on January 5. It’s a great way to celebrate the New Year with all the history and drama that the Masterpiece Classic series offers. I never thought I would enjoy watching a fancy soap opera, which is what Downton really is with […]

American Hustle

American Hustle

American Hustle Runtime 137 minutes including credits Not for children. This is the 21st century version of The Sting (1973), loosely based on the ABSCAM scandal (1978-81) in which the FBI hired Melvin Weinberg, a con man with a record, to plan and carry out the scheme of entrapping government officials accepting bribes. Here the con […]

Peyton Manning set a single-season touchdown pass record for the second time in his career on Sunday

The first came in 2004 with the Indianapolis Colts. This one came with the Denver Broncos. Manning threw for 400 yards and four touchdowns with no interceptions in the Broncos 37-13 win over Houston to break Tom Brady’s record of 50 set in 2007. He threw three of the scoring passes in the fourth quarter, […]

Flying

Sometimes miracles happen. After starting the season with three losses in four games, and five at the midway point, the Philadelphia Eagles have taken six of seven after last Sunday’s 54-11 pasting of Chicago at Lincoln Financial Field. A victory or tie over the host Dallas Cowboys next week will give the Eagles the NFC […]

Defense Does It

A pair of ranked teams in the CIF Southern Section Division III-A clashed in the La Canada Holiday Tournament this past Saturday, and the catch-word for both was defense. In the end, St. Francis, ranked No. 3 in the division, asserted its defensive will and edged No. 15th-ranked Mark Keppel, 47-45, in the championship game. […]

12-25-13

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Milt & Edie’s Tailoring Center Now Open 24/7/365

Milt & Edie’s Tailoring Center Now Open 24/7/365

Final piece of customer convenience all sewn up! It’s 10:30 p.m. the night before you are leaving on vacation and you just realized your favorite dress slacks have “mysteriously” become too snug in the waist. You really want to wear them on your trip, so what do you do? Head over to Milt & Edie’s […]