Archive for 2014

Ol’ Ball Game

Another October and once again many of us are focused on the baseball playoffs (I refuse to call it “post-season”) and World Series. It’s a critical time for the teams involved, anything can happen and when it does, things can change in a day. Baseball may not be America’s favorite pastime since football took over […]

Gary Peterson’s Supernatural Show Is Sure to Delight All Ages!

Gary Peterson’s Supernatural Show Is Sure to Delight All Ages!

“This is our most spectacular production to date,” says Gary Peterson about his latest show Supernatural:  An Undying Love Story. Peterson is considered not just a magician, but a grand illusionist, meaning his illusions are much larger in scale than the typical card trick magician that people are used to. “We basically combined Vegas scale […]

Spooky Fun Ahead at the Shadow Hills Riding Club’s Annual Fall Festival Fundraiser!

Spooky Fun Ahead at the Shadow Hills Riding Club’s Annual Fall Festival Fundraiser!

Come on out and join us October 18th-19th for the Shadow Hills Riding Club’s annual Fall Festival Fundraiser! This year’s theme is the “Haunted Pumpkin Patch,” which features a host of activities and spooky fun for the whole family to enjoy. The event features a Haunted Village (after dark), petting zoo, pony rides, carnival games […]

True Kindness

I recently reunited with a couple whose wedding I officiated fifteen years ago. They look older but their spirits are as I remember them. Open, inquisitive, yet clearly defined in their ongoing aspirations. “Jack Daniels” joined us at the table and story begat story. It was a magical night. As I was leaving, Ira suddenly […]

Dr. Raymond Jallow Gives the Annual Award to NABE Best Economic Forecaster

Dr. Raymond Jallow Gives the Annual Award to NABE Best Economic Forecaster

By Rula Marji At the National Association for Business Economics (NABE) Annual Meeting, Dr. Raymond Jallow, a well-known economic advisor was the speaker and the presenter of the prestigious NABE Annual Outlook Award. Dr. Ben Bernarke, former chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System was the keynote speaker at the annual […]

Protecting Employees in 2014

Protecting Employees in 2014

Are you an exempt or non-exempt employee? For the last few years this area of employment law has seen a meteoric rise in the number of lawsuits against employers, including class actions, for violations of labor laws. Under California law exempt employees are not entitled to overtime or double-time and not protected under the meal-break, […]

The Celebrity Cabaret Show “Les Girls 14” fights Breast Cancer

The Celebrity Cabaret Show “Les Girls 14” fights Breast Cancer

Of course we know Allison Janney is uber-talented. She won two Emmys this year: for Best Supporting Actress in comedy series for CBS’ Mom, and Guest Actress in the Showtime drama Masters of Sex. But she insisted that she’d embarrass herself if she joined the performers at this year’s celebrity cabaret show “Les Girls 14.” […]

Santa Cecilia Orchestra Presents ‘The Voyage’ Sun., Oct. 26th

Santa Cecilia Orchestra Presents ‘The Voyage’ Sun., Oct. 26th

The Santa Cecilia Orchestra, featuring Sonia Marie De Leon de Vega as conductor, presents “The Voyage.” Opening season concert is Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 with Robert Thies, piano and Mendelssohn: “Scottish” Symphony No. 3. A musical voyage to Scotland! Composer Felix Mendelssohn’s visit to Scotland impressed him so profoundly that he set down his […]

Chatting With Scott Takeda of Gone Girl

Chatting With Scott Takeda of Gone Girl

By Natasha Lewin Emmy and Tellys and Photographer of the Year Awards all line the shelves of Scott Takeda’s Colorado home, but it’s his latest role in David Fincher’s hit film, Gone Girl that really has him reeling. The Tolucan Times had the chance to sit with Takeda to discuss his recent success. Tolucan Times: […]

Alexander’s Bad Day, Disney’s Good Movie

Alexander’s Bad Day, Disney’s Good Movie

By Jill Michaels Somehow, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day comes across as a well-written independent film disguised as a Disney movie — almost a throwback to the classic live-action family films made by Walt himself. Disney invited me to represent the Tolucan Times at an advance screening on their studio […]