Monthly Archives: May 2009
May 28 2009
NKTOB – New Kids On The Block in rehearsal

Michael Jackson’s fans are in our room, so we played them a MJ song….

May 28 2009
Jerry West Birthday

Jerry West birthday May 28.

Owner of the Lakers.

Writing a book on growing up in Los Angeles.

Legendary Hall of Famer.

Today also happens to be Jerry’s anniversay.

Northern Trust Open.

West #44.

Hansen’s Cake.

May 28 2009
Warner Park Concerts

2009 Concerts in the Park

To download a complete concert schedule click here (PDF 3.77MB).


Playboy Jazz Community Concert June 7 (5PM – 8PM)
Playboy Jazz Community Concert
As eclectic as she is brilliant, Diane Schuur has been a performer since the age of nine. She has appeared with legendary greats such as Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie, B.B. King and has won two Grammy Awards for “Best Jazz Vocalist.”Also appearing:
The Ed Shaughnessy Quintet
Susie Hansen Latin Jazz Band
El Camino Real High School Jazz Ensemble
Sha Na Na June 14 (6PM – 8PM)
Sha Na Na
Celebrating their performance at Woodstock forty years ago, these kings of doo-wop have sold more than 20 million records since making it obvious that Rock ‘n’ Roll is here to stay.
Pat Longo Hollywood Big Band June 21 (6PM – 8PM)
Pat Longo Hollywood Big Band
Offering a broad range of entertainment, this classic band presents a tribute to Cole Porter and features vocalist Phil Jeffrey. Enjoy the sounds and styles that will have you dancing in the park and under the stars.
Orleans June 28 (2PM – 8PM)
At the Woodland Hills/Tarzana Chamber Family Festival

The Woodland Hills/Tarzana Chamber of Commerce holds their Annual Family Fun Festival in the Park with kids rides, local performers, and vendor booths. We end the day with Orleans providing a bona fide Top Ten Classics performance, letting us know this band is Still The One.



Dennis P. Zine Fireworks Extravaganza July 4th (6PM – 9:36PM with fireworks at 9:05PM)
Dennis P. Zine Fireworks Extravaganza
Don Sweeney & The SRO Big Band

This seventeen-piece ensemble of the some of the most sought-after musicians in the industry, will play an array of patriotic tunes, Big Band Era favorites and pop classics.
Event begins at 6 PM with a 26 minute fireworks show starting at 9:05 PM, set to live music.
Preservation Hall Jazz Band July 12 (6PM – 8PM)
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
They have traveled the world, spreading their mission to nurture and perpetuate the art form of New Orleans Jazz. Whether performing at Carnegie Hall or Lincoln Center, for British Royalty or the Warner Park, their music embodies a joyful, timeless spirit.
Classic Rock All Stars July 19 (6PM – 8PM)
Classic Rock All Stars
Rock out with the lead vocalists from Rare Earth, Iron Butterfly, The Blues Image, Sugarloaf, and Cannibal & the Headhunters as they join together for a concert of classic rock, all star hits.
Desperado July 26 (6PM – 8PM)
A Tribute to the Eagles

Five extremely talented musicians bring you a tribute to The Eagles in a live performance that plays the hits from one of America’s most admired bands.



Pierce College Symphonic Winds August 2 (6PM – 8PM)
L.A. Pierce Symphonic Winds
With a tribute to our armed forces

One hundred talented educators contribute to the sounds of this brass and woodwind ensemble that will perform a musical tribute to the military men and women serving our country.
Asia, Featuring John Payne August 9 (6PM – 8PM)
Asia, Featuring John Payne
A chart topping, hit making band that spans several decades of fantastic sound. Led by John Payne, the band performs familiar tunes along with songs from their latest CD release.
Ticket to Ride August 16 (4PM – 8PM)
Ticket to Ride
A Tribute to the Beatles
Winnetka Neighborhood Council Family Cultural Earth Day

Everyone loves The Beatles as Ticket To Ride meticulously performs the songs of the Fab Four, turning this show into a sing-a-long concert for all to enjoy.The Winnetka Neighborhood Council brings Family Cultural Earth Day to Warner Park with multi- cultural awareness in the form of dance,music, eco-friendly workshops, and informational booths providing tips and products on how to conserve energy.
The Lettermen August 23 (6PM – 8 PM)
The Lettermen
Known for their vocal harmonies and classic repertoire, we are pleased to announce the return of The Lettermen to our sage. A concert that is guaranteed to lift your spirits and warm your heart, enjoy old memories and make new ones.
Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. August 30 (6PM – 8PM)
Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr. With forty years of performing, forty years of marriage, seven Grammy Awards, fifteen Gold records and three Platinum records, Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. celebrate with a musical tribute to the hits that have made their multi-faceted careers a legend.
May 28 2009
911 at fast food! Jeez
May 28 2009
Apple Stores Expanding

Apple is announcing expansion plans.

20+ stores are announced and remodeling of 100 stores.

May 28 2009
Trader Joes Unofficial Commercial

Have you seen the Trader Joes Unofficial Commercial?

Unauthorized commercial for Trader Joe’s shot on my Palm Treo before I accidentally ran over it with my car. Guitar: Enrique Coria. Piano: David Lisle. See more spots at
Category: Comedy
May 28 2009
Obama in Los Angeles

President Obama is leaving. Air Force One is taking off from Los Angeles Airport, LAX at approx 8:45am.

Lots of security when the president is leaving.

Air traffic is restricted when the jet is in the air including:

Private pilots will not be allowed to fly in or out of LAX, Hawthorne Municipal Airport, Santa Monica Airport, Burbank Airport and Van Nuys Airport from 1:05 p.m. today to 8 a.m. Thursday, FAA spokesman Ian Gregor said.

President Obama is going back to Washington DC

Raised between 3-4 million, cost 30k per couple for fund raiser at Berverly Hills Hotel. Stimulus package is working?

Update:  LAX – Woman was removed by force, they could not verify who she was. Security was very tight. Religous outfit. Worked for a catholic publication. Secret service removed her from the area.

May 28 2009
Susan Boyle Angry

Profanity laced outburst Susan Boyle goes beserk?  Who is looking out for Susan?

She is vunerable.

Will Susan keep it together for the final performance?

May 28 2009
White Paint to combat Global Warming?

2.4 billion

absorbtion of heat the darker the surface is.

Why paint white?

Our roof is white and while I can’t say for sure that it does make a difference with heating and cooling, but it seems to make sense.

May 27 2009
Samsung Jitterbug Phone Recall

Approx 150, 000 Samsung Jitterbug phones are being recalled because of a problem where the phone will not dial 911 when out of an area.

Hazard: The recalled cell phones that are in a no-service area and display an “out of range, try again later” message could fail to connect to emergency 911.

You can call Suamsung for a firmware upgrade that addresses the issue by calling

The company is contacting consumers directly to schedule a free software upgrade.

Consumers can call Samsung at 866-304-4980 if they have not already been contacted.

The phones were manufactured by Samsung Telecommunications America, based in Texas. They were sold between March 2008 and May 2009 for about $150.

The model numbers are: SPH-a110 and SPH-a120 with standard key pads and version BB14 software.

Consumer Product Safety Commission:

May 27 2009
Electric Cigarettes

Electric Cigarettes that circumvent the ban on smoking

Blu Electronic Cigarettes

May 27 2009
Hydrogen Car Road Tour California

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cars, Road Tour

Electric Cars,

Use hydrogen to produce

25 fueling stations in the state of california, the car or the pump.

more than 100 gm hydrogen. Project Drive.  3400 people , 1 million miles.  from GM.

No pollution factor. Governer of CA is in West LA to make announcements.

May 27 2009
Coupon Mom

Stephanie Nelson – Coupon Mom

Stack coupons

Drug store coupons

May 27 2009
Event: “From Camera to YouTube” – A Workshop presented by New Media Interchange

Event: “From Camera to YouTube” – A Workshop presented by New Media Interchange

RSVP to [email protected] or call 323-782-4636

Wednesday, May 27, 2009 @ 7 pm
Writers Guild of America, West
7000 W. Third Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048

“From Camera to YouTube” will walk you through the process of creating a New Media project from initial recording to final placement on YouTube (or other video sharing site).

We will demonstrate the unique pros and cons of different types of cameras, audio recording techniques, microphones, editing software, and online services designed to host, share and distribute your new media projects to the world.

“From Camera to YouTube” is designed to give you the information you need to start creating your own New Media projects today. Bring your most pressing questions.

You’ll also get an opportunity to hear how the Writers Guild is addressing New Media and its unique challenges for writers.

New Media Interchange is a free group dedicated to bringing the power of New Media to everyone. You can find more information on our web site at and our community/discussion site,

For more information, email [email protected] or call 818-804-5049.

May 26 2009
Acer Aspire One Netbook PC


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May 26 2009
Ways to Share and Trade to save money

Rob Anderson founder of produce-trading website
Located in Portland, Oregon.

I signed up and located some listings in my area. If you have lots of one particular fruit, say oranges, lemons, you could trade for chard, carrots, etc…

May 26 2009
New Supreme Court Judge – Sonia Sotomayor

President Barack Obama is appointing a New Supreme Court Judge – Sonia Sotomayor
Supreme Court Nominee Announcement

May 25 2009
Microsoft MSN Live Search renamed to BING

Microsoft Live Search is in the process of being renamed to BING according to several sources.

Supposedly KUMO is being renamed to BING.

ABOUTMSBING.COM is a domain I have registered which will be used to discuss various aspects of the Bing Search platform.

May 25 2009
Ferkie – download video/music from Social Networks
May 25 2009
upick locations Ventura Los Angeles Area

Pick your own fruit and vegtables. Check out this story


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