Helen Edgington’s History with The Spencer, The Country’s Oldest Literary Themed Hotel

The Spencer Hotel & Spa Helen Edgington bought The Spencer Hotel & Spa in February 1997, as a labor of love. She considers it “an after retirement project.” The ... Continue Reading →

Vote for your favorite book on PBS The Great American Read Sept 11-Oct 23

 Readers rejoice! The PBS series The Great American Read is back airing September 11 through October 23, 2018, putting the spotlight on great books and the joy and importance of reading ... Continue Reading →

Carl Reiner and Tom Bergeron in spotlight with Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters

  The Pacific Pioneer Broadcasters honored Carl Reiner at their latest awards luncheon. Two chairs were placed on the Sportsmen’s Lodge ballroom stage for the legendary Reiner ... Continue Reading →

Dark Delicacies, a book store dedicated to the horror genre

 The title “Dark Delicacies” may sound like chocolate candy, but actually it’s the name of a book store that dwells solely in the horror genre. It’s in the midst of the Burbank ... Continue Reading →

Spotlight on Big Band Music with the Sportsmen’s Lodge fun-loving Johnny Holiday Program

The Johnny Holiday Program at the Sportsmen’s Lodge Events Center in Studio City, California, was off to a great start with two shows over the past two months. Music lovers who were ... Continue Reading →

“The Way I See It” by Melissa Anderson

The Way I See It, book by Little House star Melissa Anderson Melissa Anderson looks back on her life on Little House on the Prairie Many remember Melissa Anderson as “the ... Continue Reading →

Mary Oliver: Live at Royce Hall

Mary Oliver: Live at Royce Hall   Mary Oliver, winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award, was back in Los Angeles after five long, barren years, ... Continue Reading →