Visiting The Oakridge Estate – Barbara Stanwyck’s Former Home

As a classic film lover I’m very lucky to live in Southern California where Hollywood history seemingly lurks on every corner. From movie palaces to filming locations to star hangouts to their former residences the area has it all. In fact, I love visiting the former homes of Golden Ages stars and luckily there are […]

Catching a Show at the Valley Performing Arts Center

Recently I headed to Northridge to catch a show by the wonderful John Pizzarelli at the Valley Performing Arts Center (full disclosure: I received complimentary tickets). I had never been there before and had no idea what to expect other than its location on the campus of Cal State Northridge. Imagine my surprise when I […]