Posts tagged as: STEVE HERNANDEZ

Much More Than Comics at Comic Con

Much More Than Comics at Comic Con

By Charly SHELTON

Well another Comic Con has come and gone, and boy was it intense. Around 150,000 people gathered in San Diego last weekend to see all the new movies, TV shows, costumes, celebrities and video games coming out in the next few years. I heard there were even comic books at this convention. Imagine [...]

24th Annual Anime Expo (AX) Breaks Attendance Records

24th Annual Anime Expo (AX) Breaks Attendance Records

Over 90,500 Fans Attneded, Up 12% Over 2014

The just-concluded 24th Annual Anime Expo (AX), presented by The Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA), played host to over 90,000 lovers of Japanese animation and pop culture July 2-5 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Sneaking up in attendance right behind Comic-Con, this year’s show [...]

Nerds from Across the Country Unite at NYC Comic-Con

Nerds from Across the Country Unite at NYC Comic-Con

By Steve HERNANDEZ
CV Weekly designer and self-proclaimed nerd Steve Hernandez shares his experience of traveling 3,000 miles to take part in Comic-Con – New York.
New York City last weekend was invaded by comic readers, media fans and cosplayers (people dressed in their favorite character’s costumes) from around the globe. And as the herds of nerds [...]

Twelve Oaks to Get Axed

Twelve Oaks to Get Axed

After 80 years, a community icon prepares to close.
By Ted AYALA, Brandon HENSLEY, Jason KUROSU, Mary O’KEEFE and
Michael YEGHIAYAN
The 50 residents of Twelve Oaks Lodge assisted living facility woke up to shocking news on Friday morning that they had two months to vacate the site.
The lodge, located at Sycamore and La Crescenta avenues in La [...]

Big Wow! 2013

Big Wow! 2013

Cool Weather, but Warm Reception for Honolulu Events

Cool Weather, but Warm Reception for Honolulu Events

By Brandon HENSLEY
Lots of music, food and gusts of cold wind were on hand in the Montrose Shopping Park on Sunday. You could say the event almost blew everyone away.
The seventh annual Taste of Montrose was held in the 2200-2400 blocks on Honolulu Avenue. The event is a fundraiser for Crescenta Valley High School’s Prom [...]

Fair Was Fun For All

Fair Was Fun For All

The largest crowd ever showed up at Crescenta Valley Park for a day packed with fun.
By Mary O’KEEFE
Great weather, a variety of entertainment and over 100 vendors in colorful booths made this year’s Hometown Country Fair a huge success.
“This was the biggest ever,” said Julia Rabago, executive director of the Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce. [...]

Home Town Country Fair 2013 PI

Home Town Country Fair 2013 PI

Fireworks, the USC Trojan Band and Respighi? The Cal Phil is Just Getting Started

Fireworks, the USC Trojan Band and Respighi? The Cal Phil is Just Getting Started

By Ted AYALA
As fireworks whizzed and cracked in the night sky above and the USC Trojan Marching Band took the stage and added their powerful brasses to the closing bars of “Stars and Stripes Forever,” one thing became clear for the California Philharmonic and their music director Victor Vener: it was good to be home.
It [...]

Full Weekend Features Food, Animal Education

Full Weekend Features Food, Animal Education

By Brandon HENSLEY
Montrose Shopping Park was so packed on Sunday it was almost literally a zoo. That’s because not only families came out for multiple events on Honolulu Avenue, but many animals did as well.
In the 2300 and 2400 blocks of Honolulu the annual Kids ‘n’ Kritters and Wags ‘n’ Whiskers events were held. The [...]


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