Archive for May, 2014

NeNe Leakes Wows Crowd at LA Ultimate Women’s Expo

NeNe Leakes Wows Crowd at LA Ultimate Women’s Expo

The screams, the shrieks, the SRO crowd. This is not typical behavior from the audience for a keynote at the LA Ultimate Women’s Expo. You’d think George Clooney or J Lo was in the house. All this for Real Housewife of Atlanta’s NeNe Leakes, who has become a cult figure with her reality show, plus […]

Stoneface Smiles on Pasadena

Stoneface Smiles on Pasadena

Joseph Frank Keaton earned his nickname “Buster” from hard hits he took being thrown around the stage like a prop during his family’s vaudeville act. Hiding his emotional pain behind a stoic stoneface, Keaton became Hollywood’s first action star as he developed the language of physical comedy through the use of fantastic stunts. Recreating some […]

10th Annual Pancake Breakfast at Fire Station 86 Another Huge Success!

10th Annual Pancake Breakfast at Fire Station 86 Another Huge Success!

Since 2005, the Toluca Lake Chamber of Commerce has been hosting a yearly pancake breakfast at one of their local fire stations. It began as a way of bringing the community together, but it soon developed into much more. “The Chamber wanted to do something that would support our local services and bring the community […]

Gripes

Attention all young marketing people! Before you start selling your wares to the public, here’s a little tip: know your merchandise and know who you’re selling to. If you don’t, then you just look really stupid. Case in point: I recently received an E-mail ad from Movies Unlimited, a catalog company which sells DVD’s through […]

One-on-One Update:

One-on-One Update:

Coming in next week’s One-on-One Celebrity Interview in The Tolucan Times it’s STEVE PRIEST, founding member of the ground-breaking rock band SWEET. He reveals why he choose the bass, his take on some of the bands biggest anthem’s including “Ballroom Blitz,” what he thinks of the ‘Godfathers of Glam’ label and more!

Modern and Contemporary Art Auction Is Sunday, June 8, in Santa Monica

Modern and Contemporary Art Auction Is Sunday, June 8, in Santa Monica

WHAT: SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS’ 30 Year Anniversary Auction WHEN: Sunday, June 8, at 12 p.m. WHERE: SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS, Bergamot Station Arts Center, 2525 Michigan Ave. Suite A5, Santa Monica 90404 PREVIEW DISPLAY: On View Now; Gallery Hours: 11a–6p; Tuesday– Saturday; Late night preview on Friday, June 6, open from 5—8 p.m. Featuring works by: […]

Lessons from the Truk Lagoon

When I was seven I spent four months in the hospital for a heart condition. I got through the ordeal, in part, because a neighbor dropped off three shopping bags of National Geographic magazines.  I devoured stories of exotic locales and vowed that someday I’d have my own Nat Geo experience. In senior year of […]

Overweight Patients Get a New Life Thanks to Glendale-Based Doctor Ara Keshishian

Overweight Patients Get a New Life Thanks to Glendale-Based Doctor Ara Keshishian

By Patricia W. Editor’s Note: The following testimonial is the actual experience of patient Patricia W. I have been heavy all my life. No matter what diet I tried, I would gain it all back and more. In 1981 after living on pain pills and shots for my gall bladder, no one wanted to do […]

‘Wine in the Pines’ Set for June 14 at Pine Mountain Village Center

‘Wine in the Pines’ Set for June 14 at Pine Mountain Village Center

Pine-scented air, great wine and great food awaits you! Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 14, for the annual Pine Mountain Club “Wine in the Pines” at Pine Mountain Village Center near Frazier Park. You’ll taste exciting wines from throughout California, with dozens of premier wineries to choose from for a full four hours — […]

The Dog House in Burbank Offers Exclusive Dog Care

The Dog House in Burbank Offers Exclusive Dog Care

By Tammy Johnston There’s no reason to leave your dog alone at home anymore! The Dog House is the newest hot spot for doggie daycare, overnight care when going away, and wonderful grooming — for good reason. Their spacious, clean facility provides a home away from home, filled with love, care, and fun. The friendly […]