Tag Archives: California

The Last True Roller Derby Author Larry Smith is Today’s Honoree

Supporters traveled across the county to cheer on their favorite team, adoring fans showered their favorite athletes with gifts, and families gathered around the television to watch the game. No, these fans weren’t supporting their local football, basketball or even … Continue reading

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Lil’ Miss Leather Designer Taimia Miller is Today’s Honoree for Thursday March 17th, 2016

Lil’ Miss Leather designer Los Angeles native, Taimia Miller, growing up, has always had a desire to start her own jewelry line. Fascinated by the designs, detail and array of colors in jewelry, she followed her creative muse and began designing … Continue reading

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Kinship Center Co-Founder Carol Bishop is Today’s Honoree for Monday February 29th, 2016

It was just over 30 years ago that Carol Bishop, LMFT and Carol Biddle, MSW co-founded California-based Kinship Center, an organization that helps children and families face and overcome life’s most difficult challenges. Now part of Seneca Family of Agencies, … Continue reading

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Author J.S. Vangrow, M.D. is Today’s Honoree for Wednesday February 24th, 2016

About The Book: This story is a factual provocative account of the personal experience of a cardiologist told after 38 years in private practice. It is told with compelling narrative punctuated with actual patient vignettes exposing aspects of medical practice … Continue reading

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Author Julia G. Fox is Today’s Honoree for Tuesday February 2nd, 2016

About The Book: In this poignant and poetic memoir, author Julie G. Fox chronicles the reunion of her husband, George, with his former lover from college, Sasha—a man living a double life in a culture where his homosexuality could result … Continue reading

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Barry’s Bootcamp Trainer Nichole Peterson is Today’s Honoree for Tuesday January 12th, 2016

Growing up, Nichole was that kid, the one taking everything too competitively on the athletic field. After graduating from San Francisco State University and spending a few years working in the corporate world, her passion for competition, athletics, and personal … Continue reading

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Neurosurgeon Dr. Burak Ozgur is Today’s Honoree for Friday December 4th, 2015

Burak Ozgur, M.D. is one of the best US neurosurgeons specializing in minimally invasive spine neurosurgery for the treatment of spine conditions or injuries in children, adults and seniors, such as scoliosis, chronic back pain, neck pain, degenerative disc disease … Continue reading

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The Missing Kennedy Author Elizabeth’s Koehler-Pentacoff is Today’s Honoree for Wednesday November 25th, 2015

Who was Rosie Kennedy? Rosie was the first daughter of a wealthy Bostonian couple who would become known as the patriarch and matriarch of America’s most famous and celebrated family. Elizabeth was the first and only child of a struggling … Continue reading

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Author Russell W. Moore is Today’s Honoree

As a lifelong Angeleno, Russell W. Moore was born and raised in Watts, which was a community infamously recognized as the flash point of catastrophic riots in 1965 that spearheaded an era of civil and racial uprisings of proportions never … Continue reading

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Rady Children’s Hospital Director of Annual Giving Lori Mathios is Today’s Honoree

Lori Mathios is a dedicated development professional with more than 11 years of experience managing a multitude of channels including individual (transformational, major & medium gifts) corporate, family foundations, community/affinity groups, grateful patient and employee giving. Outstanding relationship-building skills and … Continue reading

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