Archive for 2013

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 […]

Tequilas Cantina & Grill

Tequilas Cantina & Grill

By Tammy Johnston This neighborhood gem is the perfect destination for those looking for a delicious, authentic Mexican meal. Visit Tequilas Cantina & Grill to drink, taste, and sample the best tequilas being distilled by masters new and old. The Tequilas Cantina & Grill Management Team works closely with Chef Rafael Miranda to develop a […]

2013 Toluca Lake Holiday Open House

2013 Toluca Lake Holiday Open House

The 2013 Annual Holiday Open House has come and gone, and once again has attracted thousands of visitors into the Village. The Merchants, shop owners, and restaurants graciously opened their doors with Holiday flair. This year as an added bonus, we celebrated the 90th birthday of Toluca Lake, with our Councilmember Tom LaBonge cutting the […]

Christmas in the Village

For those of us who have grown up or lived in the Toluca Lake area for many years it’s sad to drive by the Hope house and not see the Nativity scene that they always put up on the corner at Christmastime. With Bob and Dolores gone and the house sold (I think), Toluca Lake […]

Creating a Pollinator-Friendly Habitat in Your Backyard

(BPT) – Pollinators such as bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, bats and beetles play an important role in producing healthy plants and food for people and wildlife. Without pollinators feeding on nectar and moving pollen from one flower to the next, most plants would not produce fruit or seeds. You can attract pollinators to your lawn and […]

Juniper & Lane

Juniper & Lane

The West Valley welcomes a new vintage store on Ventura Boulevard: Juniper & Lane. Cindy Lodwig, a former elementary school science teacher, has combined her lifelong love of all things vintage with a dream of owning a store to create this well-curated treasure trove. Recently opened on Nov. 9, Juniper & Lane is nestled among […]

Our Last Resorts 10th Anniversary Doubleheader Ojai Valley Inn & Spa

Our Last Resorts 10th Anniversary Doubleheader Ojai Valley Inn & Spa

JACKIE: We want to Talk about David’s surprises for our (how can it be?) 10th wedding anniversary. Destination, unknown…. DAVID: I am living proof that the clichés about Time “marches on,” “waits for no man” are absolutely true. Example: the 10 years since Jackie and I married have whizzed by as though somebody pushed the […]

Rose Parade Grand Marshal Is the Voice of the Dodgers Vin Scully

Rose Parade Grand Marshal Is the Voice of the Dodgers Vin Scully

One of the most anticipated events on New Year’s Day is the annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, seen by millions around the world via endless broadcasts. And this year the grand marshal of the parade is one of the most beloved broadcasters in the business, the voice of the Los Angeles Dodgers Vin […]

12-18-13

12-18-13

TOM LABONGE NEWS Toluca Lake Holiday Open House It was an eventful evening in Toluca Lake last Friday. Councilmember LaBonge, CD4 staff, and the community of Toluca Lake enjoyed the Toluca Lake Holiday Open house and celebrated the 90th Toluca Lake Anniversary. From various organizations and businesses giving out delicious treats, a high school band […]

The Glamour, Glitz, and Gifts

The Glamour, Glitz, and Gifts

The place for celebrities to start their holiday hunt for glamour, glitz, and gifts was at GBK’s recent event celebrating the 2013 American Music Awards. In keeping with host Gavin Keilly’s spirit of generosity, he presented “a gift lounge for a cause, featuring a celebrity poker tournament and fundraiser” just before Thanksgiving. Of course all […]