March 27, 2011 |
The gig: Lizanne Falsetto is founder and chief executive of ThinkProducts, the Ventura maker of the popular thinkThin brand of nutritional snack and weight-management protein bars. Over the last 12 years, Falsetto has grown her operation from a one-woman venture into a firm with 23 employees. Among the newest offerings: 100-calorie thinkThin Bites in flavors including chocolate toffee nut and white chocolate raspberry. The privately held company does not disclose its financial results, but Falsetto said sales grew 51% in 2010, despite a sluggish economy.
July 27, 1996 |
It's no secret that men have long ruled the comedy scene. Everywhere you look, from the Improv to the Groundlings to Acme Comedy Players, guys dominate the L.A.-area comedy landscape, . Even in the case of the Orange County Crazies, though its founder-director is a woman (Cherie Kerr), men have tended to overshadow and outnumber women.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 21, 1991
Woodbury University in Burbank will expand educational options for working adults this fall with the opening of Evening College, a four-year program leading to a bachelor of science in business administration. The new program, which begins Thursday, will augment Woodbury's Weekend College, which allows working students to earn an undergraduate business degree in a weekend-only format, said Woodbury spokeswoman Lizanne Fleming.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 20, 2009 |
The search for survivors of a midair collision involving two small planes off the coast of Long Beach was suspended Tuesday and the operation reclassified as a "recovery" effort to locate bodies and wreckage, U.S. Coast Guard officials said. "We did not find any additional debris, and no evidence of the people who were the occupants of the aircraft," Coast Guard Capt. Paul Wiedenhoeft said during an afternoon news conference.
December 27, 1996
In order of preference: 1. "A Bright Room Called Day," Cypress College (March). A rare staging of Tony Kushner's superb early play about Weimar Germany was college theater-making at the highest level. 2. "Tartuffe," Shakespeare Orange County, Orange (August). Ron Campbell was a brilliant amalgam of Rasputin and a coyote-trickster in one of this company's wiliest and smoothest productions. 3. "La Posada Magica," South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa (December). The L.A.
November 17, 1995 |
O.J.? What O.J.? By the look of things in the Orange County Crazies' new show, "Orange Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," the decade's most hyped, media-saturated public event carries less clout than, say, Georgia moving the Rams to St. Louis. Like talk radio, the Crazies thrive on topics, and the dominant topic in the new show is, well, an old topic: the Orange County bankruptcy crisis.