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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- Romancing the Bean cafe 3413 West Magnolia Boulevard, Burbank July 11, 2013

A Strong View: Romancing the Bean

Romancing the Bean. This little place has the best coffee.  They have a large variety including specialty coffees.  Also, the quiche is delicious, the blueberry muffins are divine. Their menu is uniquely chosen with a little bit of something for ever taste. They have pressed Sammy’s, (aged white cheddar, taleggio, blue cheese, mayo on walnut raisin bread) – if you love cheese, this is for you. There is a wonderful Smoked Salmon wrap, I liked this one. Whipped light cream cheese, English cucumber, arugula, spinach . It was just enough, not... Read More →

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Movie poster for "The Chronicle of Narnia: The Voyae of the Dawn Treader"

Showbiz bits: Blogger/tweeter gets TV deal, Golden Globe nominations, Box Office update, & List of hot screenplays in Hollywood

Blogger/tweeter gets TV project gig   Blogger/tweeter and mother of three, Kelly Oxford, has been writing for years — but now it’s really paying off for her. Oxford’s witty tweets and interesting blog posts, got her a deal to write a sitcom series pilot called, “Mother of All Something.” Now CBS has picked up the project for development with actress Jessica Alba and Jhoni Marchinko, a former-writer for the TV series, “Will & Grace” attached. The CBS comedy, “$#*! My Dad Says,” is based on a Twitter feed. The Network... Read More →

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Book cover of "Rock What You've Got: Secrets to loving your inner and outer beauty by someone who's been there and back" by Katherine Schwarzenegger.

“Rock What You’ve Got”– A celebrity daughter tells it like it is

Another member of the Schwarzenegger family is gearing up for a publicity blitz. Katherine Schwarzenegger is the 20-year-old daughter of Actor/Governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and former TV Journalist/Author, Maria Shriver. The USC student is set to go on a promotional tour in the next few weeks for her first book, “Rock What You’ve Got: Secrets to Loving Your Inner and Outer Beauty from Someone Who’s Been there and Back.” Schwarzenegger says her own struggles with self-worth and  body image prompted her to write a book to inspire... Read More →

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Christmas 2009: Grave Hunter Lisa Burks & a fan pilgrimage to Michael Jackson’s burial site

Photo: Lisa Burks snapped this rare picture of Michael Jackson’s sarcophagus through an open door at Forest Lawn in Glendale on December 3, 2009.   Fellow blogger/photog/writer Lisa Burks had a very interesting experience with some devoted fans of the late pop superstar, Michael Jackson recently. The fans made a Christmas visit to Forest Lawn in Glendale, where Jackson’s body is entombed at the Holly Terrace of the Great Mausoleum.  Burks has a nice report, with photos, here of her time spent with these special fans of the legendary entertainer. Also on Lisa’s Adventures in... Read More →

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Holiday Spirit — one agent/blogger’s gift

  Really bad wintry weather (snow, ice, sleet, and rain) is derailing holiday plans and travel itineraries for people all across the country. The airlines have canceled hundreds of flights in the past few days. You can understand that, but apparently many of those passengers affected by the cancellations can’t get on another flight before Christmas. Gee, bad weather happens this time every year. You’d think the airlines would have added extra flights during the holidays. The airlines will probably be the next companies asking for a chunk of that bailout money because... Read More →

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Thanksgiving blessings and Danielle Steel’s blog

Bestselling author Danielle Steel has sold somewhere in the neighborhood of 550 million books. However, she’s never popped on the Internet to write a blog, until now. went online with its first post on Wednesday, October 29, 2008. Yesterday, I dropped by Steel’s blog and came across her touching November 26 post about Thanksgiving. Steel writes about being thankful when life is less than perfect. It’s a good reminder that fate throws some nasty blows at us all; even the rich and famous.   Steel’s latest hardcover is called... Read More →

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