Archive for June, 2014

On the Lake with Panoramic Southern Views!

On the Lake with Panoramic Southern Views!

A rare opportunity to own one of only a few select estates on the Lake: a gated contemporary estate with Tuscan flair. The grand foyer houses the elevator to the second floor. The formal living room with a custom fireplace and stained glass windows opens out to the tranquil front courtyard. The family room (with […]

The 2014 Starlight Bowl Summer Concert Series: A Summer of Fun for the Whole Family

The 2014 Starlight Bowl Summer Concert Series: A Summer of Fun for the Whole Family

The City of Burbank has announced the 2014 Starlight Bowl Summer Concert Series, a sensational season of surf sounds, Latin rhythms, and plenty of soul and rock ‘n’ roll under the stars. An exciting pre-season concert Saturday, June 28th, hails the return of The Fab Four, everyone’s favorite Beatles tribute band. Internationally renowned, their expert […]

The Obama Touch

What to make of President Barack Obama?  After six years of his presidency, our economy hasn’t recovered; our health care system (once the envy of the world) is unraveling; our coal industry is about to be decimated; veterans are dying thanks to a corrupt VA system; the IRS has become Obama’s personal SS troopers, targeting […]

“I’m Not Yelling – You Are!”

Last week I looked at the conflict “dance step” of being passive.  This week, the dance step is that of being aggressive. Ten days before Andy and Sara’s wedding (names changed), their event planner called and asked if I’d meet with them at their home. Things were in meltdown mode. I’d finalized their ceremony more […]

Hall Of Fame Vocal Groups Bring Yesteryear to Inland Empire July 19th

Hall Of Fame Vocal Groups Bring Yesteryear to Inland Empire July 19th

“The Golden Era of Harmony” returns to the Inland Empire when three groups, all members of the Vocal Group Hall of Fame, assemble to present an evening of memorable hits at Highlander Auditorium (www.highlanderauditorium.com), in Upland, California, on Saturday, July 19th. The Four Freshmen, The Four Preps and The New Chordettes, three groups that combined […]

Local High School Student Got a Unique Look at U.S. Naval Academy While Attending Fast-Paced Summer Seminar

Local High School Student Got a Unique Look at U.S. Naval Academy While Attending Fast-Paced Summer Seminar

Emma Ohanian, granddaughter of Helen Ohanian, (which makes her a third-generation Tolucan), and a student at AGBU MDS in Canoga Park, participated in the 2014 U.S. Naval Academy Summer Seminar program this summer. The U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) invited a select group of approximately 2,550 young men and women from around the nation and abroad […]

Ladylike Women of Excellence

Ladylike Women of Excellence

Why would a woman not want to act like a lady? It boggles my mind to see the deterioration of ladylike behavior over recent years. Even accomplished and respected women, who should assume a role model status, have lowered themselves to do roles that are beneath their talent and decency standards. An excellent example is […]

Family JAM at the L.A. Zoo, “An Evening in Brazil,” Inspired by the Hit Animated Film Rio 2

Family JAM at the L.A. Zoo, “An Evening in Brazil,” Inspired by the Hit Animated Film Rio 2

Family JAM at the L.A. Zoo, a new evening event for families featuring live music, dancing, zookeeper visits, food trucks and other family fun, takes place on Saturday, July 12th, 6pm to 9pm, at the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens. Themed “An Evening in Brazil,” the celebration is sponsored by the hit animated feature […]

Playground Rage: Will Your Child Survive?

Playground Rage: Will Your Child Survive?

When school ground threats become reality, we have a problem. The signs are obvious. Troubled children tend to act out no matter what the age. The  anger, rage and depression is usually tended to with  drugs, alcohol or the need to strike out in order to numb their own pain and suffering. Parents today also […]

06-25-14

06-25-14

TOM LABONGE NEWS Toluca Lake Elementary School Honors Councilmember LaBonge Toluca Lake Elementary School honored Councilmember Tom LaBonge at the end of the year for his commitment and enthusiastic efforts to improve the school environment for all the students at Toluca Lake Elementary. Principal Carol Bove announced to all of the Fifth Grade Families at […]