Canyon People

Behind the Hollywood Stars

By Adriana Ruiz on Aug 13, 2006 - 5:30:00 PM
From receptionist to star girl, this is the new title that Ana Martinez holds at the Chamber of Commerce in Hollywood.

  Wedding Coordinators Make "Big Day" Plans Special, Easy

By Hoorig Santikian on Jun 25, 2006 - 1:37:00 PM
Wedding Planner, Rebecca Whyte, and coordinators at Your Life's Events plan unique weddings that project the couple's personality. Coordinators help in preliminary and last minute preparations to make the event enjoyable for both the couple and their guests. Your Life's Events helps in planning for other festivities as well and financial planning for the future.  The team at the 3-year old company focuses on building close friendships with clients in helping them with the various events they host throughout their lives.

Hypnotherapy Can Help You Reach Your Goals

By Belinda Yu on Nov 27, 2005 - 9:35:00 PM
Hypnosis is a powerful tool to help people make positive changes in their lives.

  Art that Heals

By Belinda Yu on Oct 16, 2005 - 11:14:00 PM
Jackie Wolf's Healing Art program brings the joy of creativity to the people of L.A. 

Hurricane Katrina's Littlest Victims

By Belinda Yu on Sep 25, 2005 - 1:32:00 AM
Hurricane Katrina left tens of thousands of animals homeless, wandering the streets dying of hunger and thirst. Throughout September and October, owners of the Laurel Canyon Animal Company Skip Haynes and Dana Walden are donating profits from their CD sales to animal welfare groups like the Humane Society.

  Hollywood Hills Residents Mourn Tragic Loss

By Winter Kelly on Nov 16, 2004 - 5:42:00 PM
LAUREL CANYON - Leanne Goggins' life tragically ended on Friday, November 12, 2004, at 4 p.m. She is survived by her family. Memorial services will be held 2 p.m. November 19 in Hollywood.

Hollywood's Own 32-foot Guitar

By Melanie Thomas on Jun 18, 2004 - 6:43:00 PM
HOLLYWOOD - Local electric guitar builder Matty Baratto got the chance of a lifetime when asked to build a 30-foot guitar for the Discovery Channel's new show "BIG!" The clincher, however, was that the guitar had to be fully functional, proportional, and built in 5 days.

  Susan Moss, Painter and Survivor

By Pyung Kim on Jun 11, 2004 - 7:34:00 PM
LOS ANGELES - Susan Moss is a Los Angeles-based painter whose work has been shown in both the U.S. and Europe. As an artist and an author, she has been honored with a long list of achievements – but of all her impressive titles, perhaps the most gratifying is “cancer survivor.”

Antique Buddhist Art

By Karen Stapley on Jun 11, 2004 - 4:59:00 PM
The Silk Road Design Gallery houses the largest collection of antique Buddhist art in 
America, according to Cari Markell, who owns the store with her husband Jon Markell.

  Spotlight on Brett Walkow

By Corey Campbell on Jun 4, 2004 - 8:57:00 PM
In “Funny Business,” the musical comedy centered on struggling stand-up comedians trying to break into the scene, Brett Walkow plays Zack, a 30-year-old comic “who’s pretty sure of himself.”

Designers Fight AIDS with Hollywood Graffiti Gown

By Corey Campbell on May 28, 2004 - 8:47:00 PM
The idea for the Hollywood Graffiti Gown came to designer Randy McLaughlin in a vision.  “I was in a Jacuzzi, drinking some wine, and I saw this vision- the gown was black with silver beads and signatures.  I saw this complete gown with a train.  I told Jerry about it.  I was kind of indignant.  The dress had never been done before, and I knew it would make us famous.” 

  Nicole Falzone: The Fine Etch Artist

By Winter Brooke on Nov 1, 2003 - 1:14:00 PM

There is Los Angeles...then Beverly Hills. There is Kmart...then Prada. There are Etch-a-Sketch artists...then Nicole Falzone.
Nicole Falzone stands in a category all by herself. Ohio Art (the creators of the 43-year-old toy) has deemed Falzone to be one of their few featured fine artists.

A Tribute to Carmona Productions

By Myriam Avila on Mar 1, 2003 - 11:27:00 PM
CANYON PEOPLE:  Read a great article about a fascinating East L.A. local who's making a name for himself.  Gabriel Carmona is chasing his dream and catching it!

  Random Acts of Kindness

By Sue Wolf on Mar 1, 2003 - 3:22:00 PM
CANYON PEOPLE: Sue Wolf visits Canyon News this month with a touching piece on how good can conquer the bad things in life...if only one random act of kindness at a time.

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