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May 10, 2007
The Kappa Alpha Theta Alumnae Chapter of LCF is hosting a garden party at a home in Flintridge on Sunday, May 20 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and a silent auction will be followed by the featured speaker, Chris Erskine, editor and columnist at the Los Angeles Times. Erskine's column, Man of the House, takes a clever and often hilarious look at life in the suburbs. The weekly column, which appears in Thursday's Home section, is distributed to 600 papers worldwide.
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March 6, 2008
‘Man of the House’ columnist featured Claiming to be in charge of his family and household, Chris Erskine , author and columnist, writes of his experiences as “Man of the House.” His humorous column appearing weekly in the Los Angeles Times, regales readers with episodes of his family’s daily life. Erskine, a La Cañada resident, will share his insights as speaker at a benefit luncheon in Arcadia on March 10 in support of the efforts of San Gabriel Valley Alumnae Panhellenic’s “Dollars for Scholars” scholarship program.
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March 23, 2006
The La Cañada Flintridge Democratic Club hosted a Candidates Forum for the 26th Congressional District on Sunday at the home of Celina Lew and Edward Castro. Candidates Cynthia Matthews and Russ Warner responded to questions from the club on topics ranging from the war in Iraq, to oil and alternative sources of energy, the ongoing loss of US jobs to foreign countries, and inadequate funding for education. The candidates also responded to questions concerning the various positions U.S. Rep. David Dreier (R-San Dimas)
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By Grace Farag | June 29, 2006
The theme of Chris Erskine's humorous new book, Man of the House: Reflections on Life with Dogs, Divas, and a Bunch of Little Dudes Who Keep Calling Me Dad, can be summed up in one of his own succinct observations, taken from a story about the joys of wrestling (literally) with children. "Clearly," he writes, "fatherhood is not for wimps." And, if the other stories in his book are any indication, neither is suburban living. Erskine is a Los Angeles Times columnist, longtime La Cañada resident, husband, and father of four.
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June 8, 2006
Los Angeles Times columnist Chris Erskine will be signing copies of his new book, "Man of the House," at Penelope's Café and Books, 1029 Foothill Blvd., in La Cañada. The signing will take place Saturday (June 10) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and books will be on sale at the café and other bookstores around Los Angeles. The book, released in mid-May, is a collection of new short stories about fatherhood, set in a familiar Los Angeles suburb. "We love La Cañada," says Erskine, a resident for almost 15 years.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 19, 2011
Area residents are reminded to make reservations today to attend “An Evening of Wine and Roses,” which will be held on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 5:30 p.m. This is the biggest fund-raising event of the year for the La Cañada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Assn., the all-volunteer group that builds the city's float entry for the annual Tournament of Roses Parade. This year the group is busy constructing a whimsical float carrying the theme, “If pigs could fly.” The event, which will feature the new Rose Queen and her Royal Court, will be held at the La Cañada Flintridge Country Club, 5500 Godbey Drive, La Cañada.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 9, 2011
The Verdugo Hills Boy Scout Council is hosting its 37th Annual Big Strike Auction fundraiser on Friday, March 25 at the Castaways Restaurant in Burbank. The theme for this year’s event is “Scouting Builds Memories.” Los Angeles Times columnist Chris Erskine of La Cañada Flintridge will serve as the evening’s Master of Ceremonies. Approximately 300 items will be up for auction as well. The new chairpersons for the local Boy Scout Council, Bob and Dorothy Black, will be introduced as the new troop leaders.
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February 13, 2014
The 35th anniversary celebration for the La Cañada Presbyterian Church Parent Education program will take place Friday, Feb. 28 at NOOR in downtown Pasadena. The evening gets underway at 6 p.m. Serving as emcees are Chris Erskine and Chuck Osburn. The gala's honorees are Annie Latta Krach, Gail Hanson and Claudia Zentmyer, the trio who founded the program. They will be given the 2014 Shining Star awards. “These ladies had a vision, they had persistence, and they had God whispering in their ears - obviously a great combination for a winning idea that has stood the test of time.
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By Jane Napier Neely | October 7, 2004
qFor the first time in the long history of The Book and Author Luncheon hosted by the La Cañada Flintridge Orthopaedic Guild, the three authors are area residents - two from LCF and one from northern Glendale. The fund-raising event will begin at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 26 at the La Cañada Flintridge Country Club. The speakers' program will commence at 10:30 a.m. "We are thrilled that the three authors are all local residents. It makes it even more special," says Mary Lou Morrison, president of the Guild.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 9, 2011
As the countdown to New Year's Day nears and work begins in earnest on the city's float entry in the Rose Parade, members and supporters of the La Cañada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Assn. gathered Sunday night for the group's annual major fundraiser. The event, “An Evening of Wine and Roses,” was co-chaired by Nymia Cucueco, Pat Hutchins and Corkie MacPherson and drew more than 120 guests to the La Cañada Flintridge Country Club. Also joining the gathering were the Tournament of Roses 2012 Rose Queen Drew Washington and her Royal Court, Morgan Devaud, Sarah Zuno, Hanan Worku, Stephanie Hynes, Cynthia Louie and Kimberly Ostiller.
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March 6, 2008
‘Man of the House’ columnist featured Claiming to be in charge of his family and household, Chris Erskine , author and columnist, writes of his experiences as “Man of the House.” His humorous column appearing weekly in the Los Angeles Times, regales readers with episodes of his family’s daily life. Erskine, a La Cañada resident, will share his insights as speaker at a benefit luncheon in Arcadia on March 10 in support of the efforts of San Gabriel Valley Alumnae Panhellenic’s “Dollars for Scholars” scholarship program.
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May 10, 2007
The Kappa Alpha Theta Alumnae Chapter of LCF is hosting a garden party at a home in Flintridge on Sunday, May 20 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and a silent auction will be followed by the featured speaker, Chris Erskine, editor and columnist at the Los Angeles Times. Erskine's column, Man of the House, takes a clever and often hilarious look at life in the suburbs. The weekly column, which appears in Thursday's Home section, is distributed to 600 papers worldwide.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Grace Farag | June 29, 2006
The theme of Chris Erskine's humorous new book, Man of the House: Reflections on Life with Dogs, Divas, and a Bunch of Little Dudes Who Keep Calling Me Dad, can be summed up in one of his own succinct observations, taken from a story about the joys of wrestling (literally) with children. "Clearly," he writes, "fatherhood is not for wimps." And, if the other stories in his book are any indication, neither is suburban living. Erskine is a Los Angeles Times columnist, longtime La Cañada resident, husband, and father of four.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 8, 2006
Los Angeles Times columnist Chris Erskine will be signing copies of his new book, "Man of the House," at Penelope's Café and Books, 1029 Foothill Blvd., in La Cañada. The signing will take place Saturday (June 10) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and books will be on sale at the café and other bookstores around Los Angeles. The book, released in mid-May, is a collection of new short stories about fatherhood, set in a familiar Los Angeles suburb. "We love La Cañada," says Erskine, a resident for almost 15 years.
NEWS
March 23, 2006
The La Cañada Flintridge Democratic Club hosted a Candidates Forum for the 26th Congressional District on Sunday at the home of Celina Lew and Edward Castro. Candidates Cynthia Matthews and Russ Warner responded to questions from the club on topics ranging from the war in Iraq, to oil and alternative sources of energy, the ongoing loss of US jobs to foreign countries, and inadequate funding for education. The candidates also responded to questions concerning the various positions U.S. Rep. David Dreier (R-San Dimas)
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