October 13, 2012
Good morning, readers! Today is Saturday, October 13. An up-and-coming North Hollywood actress aspires to have a long career like Meryl Streep . Emayatzy Corinealdi, 32, stars in the film "Middle of Nowhere" and told the L.A. Times , "Moving here to L.A., it's so easy to do everything that comes your way. " A cyclist was hit by a car and killed Friday morning in North Hollywood , reports LAist . The driver stayed at...
February 9, 2008
If you are not aware of the current global hysteria being spurred by a teenage female superstar named Miley Cyrus and her alter ego Hannah Montana, it?s most likely that you don?t have young children or you have willingly removed yourself from the barely escapable barrage of media madness. Those shielded from the avalanche will probably not be going to see the ?Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert? film. For the others, most likely parents of girls age 6 to 12, your peace of mind could lay in the hope that your daughter, just like Miley, could be the next big thing.
September 8, 2012
Good morning, readers. Today is Saturday, September 8. Are you ready for Carmageddon II? Transit officials are preparing for the big closure event with sneak previews the next two weekends. First up: A closure that begins tonight at 11 p.m. on the southbound 405 Freeway between the Getty and the 101 Freeway. L.A. Times After a car hit a fire hydrant in North Hollywood Friday night, three people escaped with injuries. One of them was transported to a hospital in serious condition, reports CBS . Ben & Jerry's ice cream is often described as sinful, but a North Hollywood adult video production company took it to the next level, creating titles that weaved popular ice cream names with body parts.
February 20, 2010
“Imagine Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers and everyone from the Disney Channel competing against iCarly, SpongeBob and everyone from Nickelodeon in a series of contests to see who’s the best. Things like the Over-Synthesized Lip Synch, the Wacky Spit-Take and the Caught-in-Awkward-Position-by-Parents Sprint. You hope your favorite wins, but it’s not so much about that as the fact that they all got together and even support each other; while winning is good, representing your channel and doing your best is what really matters.
April 30, 2009
Horses of Spanish heritage will be stepping lively and proud in events held Thursday through Sunday at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center in Burbank. The 11th annual Fiesta of the Spanish Horse will offer four days of multibreed show competitions that are free to attend, and a Saturday night gala raising funds for cancer research. The daily competitions are for Spanish breeds like Andalusian, Lusitano, Pura Raza Española, Paso Fino, Peruvian Paso and Friesian, said Joanne Asman, event coordinator.
February 11, 2014
If you want to know how bad the helicopter noise gets in Burbank, ask a horse. Residents in the Rancho neighborhood around the L.A. Equestrian Center are accustomed to the thwap-thwapping of the choppers that zip along the Ventura (134) Freeway on their way to wherever. In the eight months I lived near Pickwick Gardens, the window-rattling gong of the helicopter shook me to sleep and shook me awake. My former neighbors and I should all get over ourselves, some may say. One person did say as much in a letter to this newspaper last June.
September 23, 2013
Richard Nixon's helicopter once landed on the back lawn so the president could play a round at the nearby Lakeside Golf Club. Lucille Ball and Jack Benny drank and gossiped at the holiday parties in the living room. And the homeowner, Bob Hope, tried out punch lines on his kids in the dining room. For the first time since the long-lived entertainer built his home in a San Fernando Valley walnut grove in 1939, Hope's 5.16-acre Toluca Lake estate goes on the market Monday, at an asking price of $27.5 million, according to the Los Angeles Times . The compound that Hope shared with his wife, Dolores, and their four children has a nearly 15,000-square-foot house, a golf hole, an indoor pool and a manicured rose garden.