| Aug 14, 2010
The Walt Disney Co. employees recently gave a group of young people — most of whom have experienced little happiness in their lives — reason to smile.
Specifically, Disney VoluntEARS — an organization membered by employees of the...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 10:27 AM
I couldn't erase the thought of those delectable, mouth-watering lamb chops that Nick and Arsen Sarkisian were serving at the Cancer Care Network Foundation Dinner and Gala last Saturday night. They were my only salvation from the long-winded speeches...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 10:43 PM
Avant garde NYC poet-rocker John S. Hall is one of pop music’s most offbeat success stories. The droll provocateur, who appears Friday at Viva Cantina, is best known for his work with late-’80s-era band King Missile and specializes in an...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 12:28 PM
It was a spectacular autumn afternoon on Sunday, when more than 800 people came to Memorial Park to sip fine wines and sample gourmet foods at the 12th annual Wine and Gourmet Food Tasting and premium wine auction event. The gathering was sponsored by the...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Kiwanis Club of La Caņada, together with Le Petit Vendome, La Caņada Flintridge Educational Foundation Endowment Fund and the La Caņada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce are presenting the 12th Annual Wine & Gourmet Food Tasting and Premium Wine Auction on...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:37 PM
Perched alongside State Route 2, Newcomb's Ranch maintains its rustic, homestyle feel at 75.
Twenty-eight miles up a winding road, wind whipping your face, a person can get mighty parched. Thank goodness for Newcomb's Ranch. Celebrating their 75th...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:00 AM
When it comes to wine, Tuesdays are for tastings. Three area wine shops offer terrific Tuesday night tipples for a small fee. The fourth shop is strictly a Friday/Saturday thing but it's too good to omit.
Tap beer is everywhere at the moment but wine on...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:42 PM
What a strange day Sunday was — not at all like the usual weather we experience toward the end of July. A cloudy day in July is hardly ever on the weatherperson's menu, or mine, for that matter.
I kind of enjoyed not having the hot sun already...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 7:02 PM
With some businesses moving on and others moving in, Montrose’s main business district is getting a makeover this summer.
A few weeks ago, Three Drunken Goats, a tapas and wine bar, closed its doors, surprising neighboring businesses and Honolulu...
| May 2, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Dailey Pike didn’t come to Los Angeles in 1979 to make documentary movies. His life was stand-up comedy; he was on a first-name basis with Jay Leno and Arsenio Hall. He warmed up TV audiences for shows like “Cheers,” “The Drew...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Rule No. 1: The Dodgers will always break your heart.
There’s a slang word in L.A. Spanish. The word is asco. The word asco is nearly untranslatable, but it roughly means disgusting, shameful, shameless and has cooties.
Remember this word.
| Jun 19, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Danielle Sadd is a rare breed of entertainer in Los Angeles: a native, who can sing a soulful rendition of “The Sister Act” opening and crack killer jokes about falling in love with guys named Taylor at Starbucks.
She’s so local that...