Star Restaurant Supply: Restaurant quality products at a discount

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Cutting boards and stuff. Photos: Carole Rosner

BY CAROLE ROSNER If you’re a chef, caterer or restaurant owner, you’ve probably shopped at Star Restaurant Equipment & Supply Company in Van Nuys sometime in the past 50 years. Even if you're a novice, cooking in your own kitchen, Star has … [Read more...]

My Four-Legged Finds: Don’t Pass-over Us

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BY RACHEL WEIL Need help with your dog? Call the Dog Schlepper! There is nothing she can't do — dog walks, park romps, vet appointments, errands for your four-legged friend —whether you need a pet care provider for an animal with special needs … [Read more...]

My Daily Find Deals: Sweet Deals for Clothes and Candy

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BY KAREN YOUNG Sale in the Garden: Don't miss the Fab Fash Bash on Friday, March 26 and Saturday, March 27 from 10am-4pm with savings up to 75% off retail Presented by Loco Lindo with designs from Hale Bob, Velvet, DVF, Alberto Makali, Free … [Read more...]

My Celeb Finds in the 818

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BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF Through the Ides of March, celebs have been seen wandering around the San Fernando Valley.  Here's some we've noted over the last few weeks.   They like the 818.  They really do.  And no "passport" needed! If you have a … [Read more...]

My Four-Legged Finds: Shelters in Need

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BY RACHEL WEIL In the past 12 months, over 54,000 dogs and cats have been impounded in the 6 LA City Animal Shelters alone. This is SHOCKING! If you find this as disturbing as I do, please spread the word — for a $300 tax-deductible donation you … [Read more...]

My Daily Find Deals: Clothing warehouse sales, Paul Mitchell, Ben and Jerry’s, Jamba Juice

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Paul Mitchell Cut-A-Thon

BY KAREN YOUNG There's some great sales this weekend. Get there early and be prepared to wait in line, but the prices may just be worth it — and you might just meet some new friends. Get a new haircut to go with those duds at the Paul Mitchell … [Read more...]

My Four-Legged Find: Fun in the Sun and WoofStock 90210

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BY RACHEL WEIL This Sunday, March 14th, over 150 dogs and cats will be at Roxbury Park in Beverly Hills looking for their forever home. Join all 6 LA City Animal Shelters and Carson Shelter for WoofStock 90210, an event not to be missed. The corner … [Read more...]

My Daily Find Deals: A* List Sample Sale, Menchies, Morton’s The Steakhouse, Pinkberry

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BY KAREN YOUNG Attention recessionista fashionistas! The A*List Sample Sale is being held this Sunday, March 14 from 11am-4 pm at a new North Hollywood location. Peruse among racks of  gently worn clothing, shoes and accessories from the … [Read more...]

My Valley Leaders: Meet State Senator Alex Padilla

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Senator Alex Padilla

BY ANGELA  FENTIMAN (Editor's Note: This is the first in a series by Angela Fentiman in which she profiles Valley leaders.) When Alex Padilla was growing up in the northeast San Fernando Valley he always wondered why his community was not getting … [Read more...]

In My Next Life: Old Life Meet New Life

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BY DAVID NICHOLS “It’s kind of hard to explain,” says My Beautiful Grown Daughter, referring to Delaney and me. “When the two of them get together it’s like…” Her voice takes on a searching quality, as if she’s just returned from … [Read more...]