City Council District 2 Candidates at VICA; Also Upcoming Forums

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From left: Assemblymember Paul Krekorian, VICA Chair Greg Lippe, Mary Benson, Chris Essel, Frank Sheftel, Tamar Galatzan at VICA’s Newsmaker Connection, held at The Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City.

BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF Five of the ten candidates vying to fill the open L.A. 2nd Council District seat joined VICA members for a candidate forum on August 21 at the Sportsmen's Lodge in Studio City. The community leaders, business people and … [Read more...]

Ten candidates vie for LA City Council District 2 seat

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Tamar Galatzan

BY ANGELA FENTIMAN A diverse group including elected officials, business leaders and community activists are competing for the opportunity to represent L.A.'s second council district, which oversees the communities of Lake View Terrace, La Tuna … [Read more...]

VICA leads business discussion with elected officials

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Gertler and City Controller Wendy Greuel

BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF Elected officials representing L.A. County, Los Angeles and  the San Fernando Valley  joined the Valley Industry and Commerce Association (VICA) and its members August 6 at the Beverly Garland Inn in North Hollywood to … [Read more...]

Bryan Michael Stoller presents Filmmaking for Dummies

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BY PAULINE ADAMEK Do you ever find yourself at the movies,  watching yet another underwhelming romantic comedy or predictable thriller and wondering, “Who writes this garbage?!” or “I could write a better story than that while … [Read more...]

News from The Village at Sherman Oaks

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BY LESLIE ELKAN The Village at Sherman Oaks is enjoying a typically hot summer, but the heat has not stopped the Business Improvement District (BID) board members from continuing to meet and plan for future improvements in the Village. We continue … [Read more...]

Free Shakespeare Under the Stars in Burbank

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BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF Shakespeare at Play and the Burbank Public Library are partnering for the sixth consecutive year with the Burbank Shakespeare Festival.  This year will mark the first "Shakespeare Under the Stars," to be held at the Buena … [Read more...]

A My Daily Find exclusive with City Controller Wendy Greuel

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BY ERIKA OBLEA [Editor's Note: Reporter Erika Oblea sat down with City Controller Wendy Greuel in her City Hall office on July 23, 2009 for this exclusive interview for MY DAILY FIND.] A true native of the San Fernando Valley, Wendy Greuel took … [Read more...]

Technology Triumphs: That Blinking Printer

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BY GEOFFREY NEIL The teacher, Mr. Gepford, led my seventh grade class in one of the silliest assignments I had ever seen or heard. I might have understood the purpose if all my classmates had suffered from laryngitis on that day. Or perhaps if we … [Read more...]

Two solo shows: Billie and Bogie at the Whitefire Theatre

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BY AMY LYONS She was a substance abusing, rough-around-the-edges blues singer, he a dapper star of the silver screen. The life stories of Billie Holiday and Humphrey Bogart are currently unfolding at The Whitefire Theatre in "Billie and Bogie," two … [Read more...]

Parenting Sucks!: Picky Eaters

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BY JOANNE KIMES Dear Joanne, My five year old is so picky about eating. I thought he'd grow out of it by now, but he hasn't. Any ideas? Cheryl Dear Cheryl, Yes I do! I too have a picky eater and I know first hand how frustrating it is to get a … [Read more...]