| Jul 23, 2010
| 3:28 PM
Burroughs High boys’ volleyball Coach Joel Brinton likes to tell the story about an encounter he had with player Tyler Yanez prior to last season.
Brinton had Yanez run around the school, and the coach decided to accompany his player on the trek....
| Aug 4, 2010
The La Providencia and Toluca Guilds of Childrens Hospital Los Angeles gathered for respective fundraising events Saturday.
Presented under the theme of "A Teddy Bear Picnic," La Providencia Guild members and guests convened at Glendale's Oakmont...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 1:57 AM
Say the word “underground” and I imagine hidden passages, secret knocks and whispered code words. Rosso Wine Shop’s Underground Supper Club is not quite so clandestine but it is a private, invitation-only event. It isn’t hard to...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 2:20 AM
I have a cookbook that was given to me by a friend. It’s called “Little Flower: Recipes from the Cafe.” Everything I make from it comes out delicious. The recipes look simple but they often have an element begging for the hands of a...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 4:02 PM
The mood was definitely upbeat at the annual luncheon of the Founders Guild, part of the Glendale Adventist Medical Center. On Feb. 11, the Oakmont Country Club was the setting for the high spirits among members and guests.
Contributing to the positive...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 10:23 PM
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Good signage should be a restaurant’s top priority or at least near the top. It was the striking, huge, lit-up sign that brought Simmzy’s to my attention. The second Happy Face sign drew...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 9:02 PM
Evie Sands began her life in music as a 1960s rock ‘n’ roll bad girl, blossomed into a balladeer of profound depth and a prolific writer of striking grace and prowess. She has had her original songs recorded by Barbra Streisand, Dionne...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 10:33 PM
In the early 1980s, a group of hot young players from around the country made names for themselves in New York. They weren’t free-jazz avant-gardists, neo-beboppers, electronic funksters or a part of Wynton Marsalis’ “young men in suits&...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 9:22 PM
I made reservations to go to a pub last weekend. I can’t help but think my friends in England would laugh heartily at this totally L.A. phenomenon. But this isn’t just any pub. This is the new Eagle Rock Brewery Public House in the former...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 12:12 AM
Burbank-based Americana-folk singer Susie Glaze, acclaimed as one of the best vocalists in the region, took an unusually circuitous route to attain that recognition. “I am originally from Murfreesboro, Tenn., and although I studied folk music as a...
| Dec 27, 2014
Venerable bluesman Guitar Shorty has rampaged through American music for more than half a century and fortunately for us he shows little signs of stopping any time soon. The Los Angeles-based showstopper, who appears at Viva Cantina on Sat., Jan. 3,...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 10:35 AM
People are very opinionated about sushi. First of all, you have to like it. Let's assume you do. You're going to want it fresh, that's a given. But after that, are you a hand roll person or do you prefer straight sashimi? Will you be satisfied with only...