| Dec 17, 2013
Sara Eisen never met Sam Sommer during his brief life, but she feels like she knew him. Sam's parents — both rabbis — had detailed their 8-year-old son's battle against cancer in a painfully honest and emotional blog.
"It was an amazing...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Seventeen young women will be presented to society on Saturday when the La Cañada Thursday Club holds its annual Bal Blanc de Noel at the Omni Hotel in Los Angeles. The honorees are Tracey Hill Andrews, Galey Kathryn Caverly, Jessica Anne Davidson,...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Eight entertainment cancellations have been announced because of the snowstorm. The “Very Slambovian Christmas Concert” by Gandalf Murphy's Grand Slambovians, scheduled for tonoght at Listen Live! Music at The Macungie Institute in Macungie...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. Lorde, who plays Tower Theatre in Upper Darby on March 8 Reba McEntire and 3 Doors Down acoustic at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Lorde and Dave Chappelle at......
| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Ed Henry, a lifelong resident of Glendale, California, died on October 31 of natural causes at Verdugo Hills Hospital. He was 91.
Edward Lockwood Henry was born on October 12, 1922 in Fresno, California. His parents, Fred and Alice, moved to Glendale in...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:28 PM
She's only 29 years old, but Misty Diaz has undergone 28 major surgeries.
Doctors have done everything from repairing her intestines to retethering her spinal cord and providing her with balance necessary to stand up without toppling over, tie her...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:40 PM
The La Cañada Junior Woman's Club is encouraging residents to shop local for their holiday gifts.
The club is hosting a “shopping crawl” on Friday, Nov. 15. Shops along Foothill Boulevard will donate 20% of their sales to the club. The...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:10 AM
On Wednesday (on Thanksgiving Eve), I’ll be running my annual list of “101 Things I’m Thankful for in Central Florida” -- full of my favorites and suggestions from readers as well.
Believe it or not, I can never get everything on...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 1:43 PM
With more than 60 of Orlando’s most popular restaurants participating, Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month raised a record $74,467 for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida. Since 2009, the program has raised nearly a quarter...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Batkid -- the pint-sized cancer survivor who captured the nation’s heart this month while “saving” San Francisco -- was called upon again Monday, this time to battle the Joker in New York City.
On Nov. 15, 5-year-old Miles Scott...
| Dec 4, 2013
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida's Share-A-Meal program needs volunteers to provide two meals a day at both Ronald McDonald Houses in Orlando: 1630 Kuhl Ave., 407-581-1289; and 2201 Alden Road, 407-898-6127. The facilities provide a...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 10:48 AM
$100,000 Cash Shopping Spree: Sundays, December 8, 15 and 22 from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. Grand Prize at 8 p.m. on December 22. Players can win a share of $100,000 cash. Players will earn five entries for every five comp dollars earning slots or for every...