Archive for 2014

Flavor Is All Up HILL!

Flavor Is All Up HILL!

By Sal Rodriguez Heading south on Glenoaks Boulevard, approaching Hill Street Café on the right, one gets the feeling they are in a historic district of Burbank. This palm tree-lined thoroughfare, home to the picturesque St. Leon Cathedral, as well as the twenty-two acre Woodbury University, offers the perfect setting for a lazy breakfast, casual […]

Tips to Lower Your Risk of Colorectal Cancer

Tips to Lower Your Risk of Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is treatable when detected early, so it’s important to pay attention to the health of your colon. “While colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in the United States, it is the most preventable major cancer. Improvements in prevention, early detection and treatment have greatly reduced the death toll […]

Coming soon in our One-on-One Celebrity Interview series

Coming soon in our One-on-One Celebrity Interview series

Coming in next week’s One on One Celebrity Interview, it’s Rock Star RUDY SARZO. The world-famous musician discusses why he chose the bass, his time in Quiet Riot, playing with his bro in Geoff Tate’s Queensryche these days, success coaching, Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp, his love for animals and, of course, his friendship with […]

Triple Threat to the Jewish Community

For those who have not been paying attention, there’s a triple threat to Jewish people across the world today.  Neo-Nazis, Islamists, and left-leaning Westerners make up the triad of hate. Of course Israel is surrounded by its enemies in the Middle East, as it always has been. The rockets being fired into Israel by Hamas […]

A Mid-Year Check-In

July is almost over, and so we’re halfway through 2014. Soon Hallmark Card stores will be premiering their line of Christmas ornaments! I thought of offering in this column a review of the ten most important lessons I learned in 2013 with an eye on evaluating how they might help me navigate the rest of […]

Love, Laughter and Delight at the Falcon Theatre

Love, Laughter and Delight at the Falcon Theatre

It’s that time of year again: when the Falcon Theatre announces its next big subscription season. Built by director/writer/ producer Garry Marshall and his daughter Kathleen Marshall LaGambina, this local entertainment hot-spot brings five compelling productions to Burbank, including two premiere shows, a performance by George Carlin’s daughter Kelly Carlin, and collaborations with the award-winning […]

Hill, Bill, Thrill

Hill, Bill, Thrill

I want to Talk about the virtues of following a path when an unexpected door opens. From the moment we disembarked from our dazzling, Doris Day themed, Crystal Cruise, through this very publication day … the snowball is still rolling. And the list of “if it wasn’t for,” continues. If it wasn’t for Doris, none […]

Showrunners Take On the Challenge to Produce Great Shows

Showrunners Take On the Challenge to Produce Great Shows

One of the most interesting presentations during the current Television Critics Association’s summer press tour was the panel with the showrunners for some of the top NBC series. The lineup had the producers from some of our favorite dramas on TV — The Blacklist’s John Eisendrath, Grimm’s David Greenwalt, Chicago P.D. and Chicago Fire’s Matt […]

TV’s Best Get Awards From TV Critics

TV’s Best Get Awards From TV Critics

There’s a poem I hold dear that poses the question — “Who praises what the critics say?” Well, it’s a safe bet that Bryan Cranston, Matthew McConaughey, Julia Louis Dreyfus, producer-director James Burrows, the casts and creative teams behind Orange is the New Black, The Fosters, Breaking Bad, and Cosmos certainly do. They were among […]

Silent and Classic Movie Nights at Heritage Square

Come join Heritage Square Museum for their Silent & Classic Movie Nights. Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy as they project a classic film onto the side of a 19th century boxcar! Gates will open at 7:30 p.m. and guests can picnic on the lawn while viewing the film. The event is free for […]