Posts tagged as: Charly Shelton

Sweet Time Found at LA Cookie Con

Sweet Time Found at LA Cookie Con

By Charly SHELTON
Another year, another awesome con. The LA Cookie Convention and Sweets Show was held last weekend at the Los Angeles Convention Center and it was tasty. The con featured some of the best known names in the sweet treat industry alongside up-and-comers who were just starting out with a booth, an apron and [...]

Combatting Hate

Combatting Hate

By Charly SHELTON
There has been a surge in hate crime reports across the country since the recent Presidential election. According to a study from civil rights advocacy group Southern Poverty Law Center, in just the first 10 days following the Nov. 8 election, there were 867 reported incidents of harassment and intimidation nationwide. This is [...]

More than Fighting Fires

More than Fighting Fires

Local fire departments can be found responding to a variety of incidents during heavy rainfall.
By Charly SHELTON
The fire department is responsible for fighting fires year round, but in a storm, the responsibilities increase. From swift water rescues to combatting blazes during a storm, the fire department receives a lot of calls. Glendale Fire Chief Bill [...]

Vendange Carmel is Great – Time After Time

Vendange Carmel is Great – Time After Time

By Charly SHELTON

I have been going to Carmel-by-the-Sea for four or five years now. Located just 15 minutes south of Monterey on the Central California coast, it’s a nice little getaway with beautiful boutique hotels, wine tasting rooms, amazing restaurants, art galleries, shops and experiences. But after so many years going up to the small [...]

What Lurks Under Your Hood?

What Lurks Under Your Hood?

By Charly SHELTON
In trying to keep warm, local furry rodents are taking up shelter in unusual places.
The recent winter storms hit Southern California hard, which is a very good thing for the drought but not fun for the furry little wildlife residents of the Crescenta Valley. With nighttime temperatures in the low 40s to mid [...]

Town Bourbon Dinner a Success

Town Bourbon Dinner a Success

By Charly SHELTON
Last week CV Weekly previewed a new bourbon pairing dinner to be held at Town Kitchen and Grill, 2276 Honolulu Ave., on Tuesday. And while expectations were high, they were completely blown away by the dinner.
Five courses were served, each paired with its own bourbon selection. The bourbon was served neat, on the [...]

Showcase House Revealed

Showcase House Revealed

Work has begun on the Showcase House, the fundraising project of Pasadena Showcase House of Design (PSHA) whose proceeds benefit community music education programs.

For over 50 years, the organization has raised money by revamping a grand home, redefining spaces and bringing to life the visions of the estimated 80 designers who donate their time for [...]

Not Ready Yet for Rain to Go Away

Not Ready Yet for Rain to Go Away

By Charly SHELTON
With the recent series of storms to hit the California coast in the last few weeks, news sources across the country are declaring the drought over, or nearly so. Figures are being thrown out from its being 40% over to 80% over and everywhere in between. The most common statistic is that 42.5% [...]

Universal Celebrates Lunar New Year

Universal Celebrates Lunar New Year

By Charly SHELTON

n America and many westernized countries worldwide, the coming New Year is celebrated on Jan. 1, the beginning of the Gregorian calendrical cycle. In China, the widely used calendar is the lunar calendar, based on the phases of the moon. It is very foreign and complicated to the uninitiated but it has more [...]

Cookie Con

Cookie Con

By Charly SHELTON

It’s that time of year again … the time in mid-February to indulge in cookies and candy and pastries and chocolate and sweets of all kinds. No, not Valentine’s Day; I mean something really important. It’s almost time for the LA Cookie Con and Sweets Show.

Once a year, the Los Angeles Convention Center [...]


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