Mean Streets in Monkeytown

By Bill Dunn I don’t know for sure, but it seems like the world is getting meaner. I sometimes feel as though every time I step out of my door that peril lies just outside. Maybe it’s just me being paranoid, but as Kurt Cobain was attributed as saying , “Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t…


Someone Stole Dr. Phil’s Car, OMG, Stop the Presses

By Terry Miller -Courtesy Photo Not every stolen car gets this kind of treatment for a theft, in fact very few. However, when Dr. Phil speaks, people listen, at least some do. Former Queen of daytime television, Oprah Winfrey’s protige, Dr. Phil McGraw apparently had his beloved ‘57Chevy Bel Air ripped off – LASD and…


Ann Meyers Drysdale Has the Credentials of a Winner

By Harry Sneider Olympian, Superstars Winner, General Manager in the WNBA Harry Sneider with Ann Meyers Drysdale, a winner. -Photo by Sarah Sneider Miss Bodybuilding World Lynn Conkwright gave us a call to help her train for the ABC Superstars in 1982. This tiny lady was only 5’1”. She had muscles, charisma and the drive…


World’s Strongest Man Paul Anderson

By Herry Sneider His achievements have never been duplicated in the last 56 years. Olympic Champion Paul Anderson push pressing 585 lbs in 1956. -Courtesy Photo The London Olympics are now history. There are many valuable lessons one can learn from these wonderful Olympics. The big thing that I saw as a coach and a…


Ask Dr. Sarkar MD

Question 3: There are so many diets out there, I am confused. What should I be eating to lose weight? A.S., Monrovia, CA Answer: It is true that there are so many diets out there, that it is confusing for the consumer. What all diets have in common is that they reduce the number of…


Ocean-Front Charm and Baja Cuisine in Newport Beach

-Photo by Greg Aragon It hit me as I leaned back, sipping a cucumber -jalapeno margarita, and watching yachts bob in the water a few feet away. This was no ordinary excursion. The dinner I just had at SOL Cocina was Baja California cuisine at its best, and my room at the Newport Beach Hotel…


Speaking of . . .

By Dorothy Denne I have a good sense of humor but no matter how hard I laugh, life is still just one damn thing after another. Speaking of which, I need brakes. No, not on my car, on my scales. When I step on them that pointer is like a certain bunny we all know….


Opinion: Conway Asks SGVCOG for Financial Aid Despite Felony Charges – You’ve Gotta Be Kidding!

Conway Asks SGVCOG for Financial Aid Despite Felony Charges – You’ve Gotta Be Kidding! By Terry Miller San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments Executive Director Nick Conway, who was recently arrested and charged with multiple felonies, has reportedly made a unique request that the agency pay his legal defense against the conflict of interest charges…

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