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With wedding season upon us, Peter Chugh, owner of Peter Daniel, can be a real lifesaver when it comes to making vital alterations to your tuxedo or wedding dress.
George Zimmer, the instantly recognizable bearded face and gravelly-voiced founder of the The Men’s Wearhouse, might have been fired last week, but, thankfully, Peter Chugh, owner of Peter Daniel clothiers, isn’t going anywhere. He was at his shop next to the Sports Authority on Central Ave. in Montclair, Calif., last week, and he plans to be [...]
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An estimated crowd of more than 150,000 book lovers (bibliophiles) wormed their way through alleyways of makeshift book sellers, memorabilia peddlers, band performances and cooking demonstrations while others listened intently to their favorite stars-turned-authors like Carol Burnett and Debbie Reynolds at the 18th Annual Los Angeles Times Festival of the Books, April 20-21. Trumpeter John Barnes [...]
Author Peter Bennett delivered the following speech to the West End Real Estate Professionals meeting in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., on February, 8, 2013: INTRO What a turnout! What a reception. At my first book signing, I attracted only two people: One person wanted directions to the bathroom. The other wanted to buy the desk! So, welcome! You’re probably wondering [...]
La Verne author Peter Bennett presented Barbara Heavin, treasurer of of the Claremont Forum’s Prison Library Project, several copies of his new book, Life Lessons of a Harvard Reject, which he believes can help prisoners tear down the walls that have held back their success.       “When I heard from Barbara and other volunteers at the Prison [...]
Life Lessons of a Harvard Reject is now available in book form at www.HarvardReject.com.             If you don’t believe me, I wish you could see the floor-to-ceiling books now stacked in my office. If you think “new car smell” is great, you should try “new book smell.” Although it’s been said many times, you should never judge a [...]
Peter is a former writer for the Los Angeles Times and managing editor of American Bungalow magazine. He is also the producer of the highly acclaimed Baseball Endurance and Survival Training (BEST) video. Today, he publishes an online community newspaper serving the San Gabriel Valley in Southern California and is the creator and purveyor of [...]
“Don’t go through life, grow through life.” — Eric Butterworth     When the future King Arthur was drowning in melancholy, Merlin the Magician shared this wisdom with the young prince: “The best thing for being sad is to learn something. That is the only thing that never fails. You may grow old and trembling in your anatomies, you [...]
While the recession lingers, you may not be flush with dollars, but that’s no excuse to deprive yourself culturally, historically, artistically, scientifically, or musically. Los Angeles’ myriad museums offer free monthly or weekly visits. And some are free to visitors year-round.         LaVerneOnline provides a list below, but please check websites just in case changes occur. Share with [...]
Since football is America’s new pastime, I can’t resist telling this story: Frank Szymanski, a Notre Dame center in the 1940s, was called as a witness in a civil case. He answered a series of questions. “Son, are you on the Notre Dame football team this year?” “Yes, your honor.” “What position?” “Center, your honor.” “How good a center are you?” Szymanski [...]
To look and feel like a Hollywood star, you simply need to start treating yourself like one. Follow these tips and you’ll light up any room you enter, like a modern day Clark Gable or Greta Garbo. For a more radiant smile … Do you want to have a million-dollar, megawatt smile like Cameron Diaz or [...]