Archive for 2014

Achieve Long-Term Weight Control With Dr. Ara Keshishian

Achieve Long-Term Weight Control With Dr. Ara Keshishian

By Whitney B. EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a true testimonial from a patient of Glendale-based Dr. Ara Keshishian, a weight control specialist. I was always the big girl, pleasingly plump, chubby. I was put on my first diet at age 12. By the time I graduated high school, I had yo-yoed up to 200 […]

A Couple of Cowboy Characters

A Couple of Cowboy Characters

Seen the news lately? War wages on in the Middle East, terrorists in Africa, a Malaysian passenger jet is shot down by Russian separatists, Iran is on its merry way toward becoming a nuclear threat to the world, ISIS, the Islamic terrorist group, is purging the region of all Christianity, tens of thousands of illegal […]

Food Reviewer Wanted

Food Reviewer Wanted Do you love eating and talking about food? Do you love supporting your local businesses? You’re in luck! Right now, we’re looking for experienced food reviewers to profile local restaurants in our paper. If you think this is a good fit for you, shoot us an email: info@tolucantimes.com. Nightlife Reporter Wanted If […]

The 29th Annual Children’s Festival of the Arts

The 29th Annual Children’s Festival of the Arts, presented by the Hollywood Arts Council, is a free, one-day only festival which will take place on Sunday, August 10th, from noon until 4:30pm at Paramount Pictures Studio. It is a celebration of the arts and cultures of Hollywood. “This wonderful non-commercial event has become a family […]

The 411 on Back to School Fashion 2014

The 411 on Back to School Fashion 2014

Punk, plaid, 1950’s, swing jackets, digital prints, embellishments – all that and more for Fall 2014. On August 8th from 5-7pm, teens and adults will be able to catch a view of what is happening in fashion for back to school and beyond. Center Court will fete the runway! Confirmed stores, Old Navy, Hot Topic, […]

What “Confidence” Looks Like

Last week I helped Maryann, a friend of a friend, draft a eulogy for her brother Ben, who had died after a lifetime battle with Muscular Dystrophy. Since I didn’t know Ben, I asked Maryann to tell me his story. One of the most moving parts of his story is that because of Ben, Maryann […]

07-30-14

TOLUCA LAKE Tom LaBonge Sponsors National Night Out In Toluca Lake On Tuesday, August 5th from 5:30pm – 8:30pm at the CHASE Bank Parking Lot (10050 Riverside Drive, Toluca Lake) it is National Night Out. Bring your families and friends and show your support to local law enforcement and meet your neighbors! Attendees even have […]

Express Yourself This Holiday Season with Kringle Displays

Express Yourself This Holiday Season with Kringle Displays

By Tammy Johnston-Logan Chris Fernicola, decorator-extraordinaire/business owner, is here and he’s spreading the holiday spirit! Chris is the proud owner of a fully unique design firm new to the area: Kringle Displays. If you’re eager to express your inner seasonal joy in a tasteful and attractive display — any month of the year — Chris […]

Patricia Ellen Dixon (2/5/1932-7/27/2014)

Patricia Ellen Dixon (2/5/1932-7/27/2014)

Patricia Ellen Dixon (nee Kelly) was born on February 5, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, and passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014. She lived her entire life in Los Angeles and the surrounding communities of Burbank, Glendale, and North Hollywood. With her husband Robert Thomas Dixon, Pat raised seven children: Maureen, Terry, Alicia, Craig, Brian, […]

WGN’s New Series Manhattan is a Dramatic Blast from the Past

WGN’s New Series Manhattan is a Dramatic Blast from the Past

During World War II when I was in the Army stationed for a while at Camp Pickett, Virginia, I mainly had a job selecting candidates for Officer Candidate School. But a strange task was also given to me. I was told to cut orders to send certain personnel to an unknown location in the Southwest […]