This Weekend: What’s Happening in the San Fernando Valley and Beyond

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BY KAREN YOUNG     It's Mother's Day Weekend. Check out this list of happenings for some fun things to do.   If you need a last minute gift or reservation, make sure to check out My Daily Find's  guides to gifts and … [Read more...]

This Weekend: What’s Happening from the Valley to Downtown to Santa Monica

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BY KAREN YOUNG Okay, so  if you're not seeing The Rolling Stones this weekend, or even if you are one of the lucky ones who is, here's a list of more to do.... FRIDAY Dancing Under the Stars: Join Billy Blanks Jr. and Sharon Catherine … [Read more...]

THIS WEEKEND: Festivals, Food, Drinks, Art, Science, Shopping, Music — and some Doo Dah

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BY KAREN YOUNG FRIDAY Arbor Day Festival:   The Los Angeles Valley College Associated Student Union and Eco Advocates Club will hold an “Arbor Day Festival” on Friday, April 26 from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. in the North Mall grass area … [Read more...]

This Weekend: It’s Festival Season Across Los Angeles

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CicLAvia is back — from Downtown to Venice

BY KAREN YOUNG   FRIDAY Veterans of Comedy: TONIGHT from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.  An amazing line-up of legendary comedians who've been seen in all the top comedy clubs and late night talk shows will be appearing tonight at Bob's … [Read more...]

Worth the Drive: Escape to The Last Bookstore in Downtown Los Angeles

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The Last Bookstore, which inhabits a former bank building,  carries 200,000 new and used books.

BY RACHEL DAHAN     Occupying an old bank building in downtown Los Angeles on the corner of 5th and Spring in the Old Bank District, stands The Last Bookstore — a magnificent tribute to the printed word, waiting for souls to … [Read more...]

This Weekend: Tomatoes, Cheese, a Bunny, Fancy Eggs, Museum Discounts and More Movie Deals

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BY KAREN YOUNG   Tomatomania!  It's happening today through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Tapia Brothers Farm Stand.  Tomatomania! is an heirloom tomato seedling sale featuring almost 300 tomato varieties. Wear your Tomatomania! … [Read more...]

Eats, Drinks, Sweets and Events to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2013

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BY KAREN YOUNG The San Fernando Valley will be jumping with Irish Fever on Sunday (as early as 6 a.m.!) with English and Irish pubs, gastropubs, bakeries and restaurants giving a special nod to the Irish patron saint with food, drink, music and … [Read more...]

TRAVEL: Destination Del Mar — Opulent Luxury or Beachy Vibe

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BY MARY McGRATH       Another getaway was in order, and this weekend, Del Mar was our chosen spot. I hadn’t been to this area in a number of years. My fond recollections only centered on my rich wild aunt who liked to … [Read more...]

This Weekend: What’s Happening Around Town

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BY KAREN YOUNG       Guys and Dolls. Jr.: Join the Walter Reed Middle School community on Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9 for their spring musical theater production of “Guys and Dolls, Jr.!” An impressive … [Read more...]

See “Oz The Great and Powerful” with MyMovieDeals.com

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BY KAREN YOUNG Studio City residents Frank Buckley and Gordon Ho  never imagined when they met ten years ago at Beeman Park where their sons played  t-ball that they would now be in business together in a venture separate from their … [Read more...]