Archive for March, 2014

The Travel Facter: A Visit to Temecula & Pechanga Resort and Casino

The Travel Facter: A Visit to Temecula & Pechanga Resort and Casino

By a fluke, I recently had four short hours in Temecula. A friend invited me on a bus trip to Pechanga Resort and Casino, sponsored by his charity. This column often discusses private jets, first class flights, etc., but a bus ride was just the diversion I needed for the day! Travel is travel! Most […]

Burbank Athletic Club and Ballistic Body Fitness Work Hand in Hand to Help You Achieve Your Fitness Goals

Burbank Athletic Club and Ballistic Body Fitness Work Hand in Hand to Help You Achieve Your Fitness Goals

By Tammy Johnston CEO and Head Trainer Scott Yonehiro and his business partner Chris Lawson are the owners of Ballistic Body Fitness, a unique personal training company that supports a healthy lifestyle change. They will help you achieve your fitness goals and give you the knowledge to help you maintain that new you. They work […]

Don’t Be a Prisoner to Your Own Weight! Call Dr. Keshishian

Don’t Be a Prisoner to Your Own Weight! Call Dr. Keshishian

By Cyndi E. Sadly, my journey to lose weight has taken most of my life. Losing weight is not just about food or eating too much, but a combination of genetics, emotions and habits. My experience began at age 13 and has continued throughout my life. I have tried everything! I had a previous RNY […]

Communities, Folks, and Bullies

President Obama is one of those liberals who like to use the term “community” all the time when referring to any group. Maybe he feels comfortable with that term because he was a community organizer, but it’s either “the gay community” or it’s “the African American community” or the one that really drives me nuts, […]

Tips for Making the Most of Your Wedding Registry

Tips for Making the Most of Your Wedding Registry

(BPT) – As you busily prepare for your walk down the aisle and make countless decisions regarding every flawless detail, one task on your to-do list will help you see beyond your wedding day and into your future life together – the wedding registry. And though few things could be more enjoyable than a day […]

One Night of Culinary Awesomeness… Coming Right Up with Robert Irvine at the PAC!

One Night of Culinary Awesomeness… Coming Right Up with Robert Irvine at the PAC!

Spend an evening in the company of one of the Food Network’s biggest stars, Chef Robert Irvine on Friday, April 25, at the Santa Clarita Performing Arts Center at College of the Canyons. Known for his engaging and no-nonsense manner, Irvine has appeared on TV shows such as Dinner: Impossible, Worst Cooks in America, Restaurant: […]

The “I Didn’t Want To Say Anything” Syndrome

I don’t like to cook and so I’m lucky that I’ve got a neighborhood bistro I enjoy. The servers know my usual order and the food is way better than anything I could rustle up. The place used to have a manager who I’ll call, “Louis.” He treated customers as friends, but in an annoying […]

Money Talk: Educating the Next Generation

Money Talk: Educating the Next Generation

(BPT) – At a certain age, kids stop listening to their parents on all topics except for one. Money. Yet recent research conducted by Bank of America found that although this is the one area where teens and tweens actually seek advice from their parents, it’s one many adults avoid due to their own lack […]

03-26-14

03-26-14

TOM LABONGE NEWS Friendly Sons of St. Patrick’s Event The Society of the Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick Los Angeles chapter, held their Annual Banquet on St. Patrick’s Day for members and guests, to promote camaraderie and honor a L.A. community member deserving recognition for outstanding services. Since its inception in Philadelphia in 1771, the […]

Boomers Who Take Action Now May Enjoy Better Brain Health, Research Shows

Boomers Who Take Action Now May Enjoy Better Brain Health, Research Shows

(BPT) – Baby boomers often think of 50 as the new 40. This is especially true in 2014 as the last members of the think-young generation reach the half-century mark. Yet with an unprecedented life expectancy – 78.7 years – for the youngest of the boomers, it is more important than ever to incorporate healthy […]