My Celeb Finds in the 818

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BY MY DAILY FIND STAFF Celebrities find the same places we do! And we find them! Have any star sightings in the 818? Contact us! Tell us who you saw! Here’s who we found this week: Frost/Nixon's Michael Sheen at Aroma Cafe in Studio City. Anne … [Read more...]

In My Next Life: “The Test” for over 50 (you know the one)

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BY DAVID NICHOLS I used to be pretty good.  I went to our family doctor for a physical every year.  He’d take some blood, then poke and prod me while we both complained about the insurance companies.  A couple of weeks later he’d call me and … [Read more...]

What’s Happening: Holiday Magic and Lights in the Valley, Los Angeles and beyond

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Lights at Two Rodeo in Beverly Hills

BY JENNIFER EVANS GARDNER I love the holidays. Not just because chestnuts are roasting in an open fire or because friends and family will gather to celebrate. Not even for the delicious scents of pine and cinnamon wafting through the air, or the … [Read more...]

Tasty Tidbits: Kings Road Cafe, Art’s Deli, Happy Hours, Free Apps at Blue Dog Tavern

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Opening soon! No, really!

BY KAREN YOUNG After what seems like an gastronomic eternity looking at the Kings Road Cafe banner on Ventura Blvd and Rhodes in Studio City, we've finally been seeing construction and signs of life. Look for the iconic West Hollywood cafe's … [Read more...]

In My Next Life: Showering like a Swan and the Identity Learning Curve

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BY DAVID NICHOLS Ten years ago, when my Beautiful Grown Daughter was in elementary school it was called “Grandparents Day.” Pretty straightforward. Lots of respectably graying men and women trooped onto campus to sample muffins, orange juice, … [Read more...]

In My Next Life: A saga about a tuxedo, getting dressed and the right detergent

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BY DAVID NICHOLS Pioneer environmentalist and noted cranky-boots Henry David Thoreau once said “Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes.”  Now I don’t know that he was addressing himself to middle-aged widowers who’ve dared to … [Read more...]

Angela Cartwright and Richard Doran exhibit at Toluca Lake’s Pergolina

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BY KAREN YOUNG A crowded house of friends and art-goers filled Pergolina, a gift and garden boutique/gallery in Toluca Lake, on Saturday evening October 3, to celebrate the joint exhibition of artists Angela Cartwright and Richard Doran,  both … [Read more...]

Community Alert Notification from the LAPD-North Hollywood Division

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From the LAPD E-Police Newsletter: In the last few months we have seen an increase in burglaries in the southern section  of the North Hollywood Division. The method these suspects are using is unique. They are knocking on doors and checking to see … [Read more...]

In My Next Life

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BY DAVID NICHOLS Football season started again last week, but this year it’s a little different for me.  This year I actually care that football season started again last week.  It’s a new experience. You know that expression “In my next … [Read more...]

Save LA River Open Space effort to bring new park to Studio City

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BY BONNIE GOODMAN Members of the community of all ages gathered this past Saturday at the invitation of the non-profit organization, Save LA River Open Space, to learn the status of efforts to preserve the Weddington Golf & Tennis property as … [Read more...]