To find out what makes Toluca Lake an epicenter for voice talent and learn more about this lesser-understood side of acting, we interviewed four local vocal powerhouses.
Entering their second year as residents, the Lythgoes are settling into the community, finding local favorites and embracing Toluca Lake’s traditions, especially when it comes to the holidays.
Bing Crosby brought his major star power to Toluca Lake for a decade, and his legacy as one of its most prominent residents continues today. We traced the story of the legendary crooner’s two local homes through their past and present inhabitants.
Ryan Cassidy’s Toluca Woods home is filled with history — some from his Hollywood heritage, some part of the house and neighborhood, and the rest collected through a lifelong interest in objects that tell a story.
Both Boris Karloff and his frequent costar and rival Bela Lugosi spent some happy years living in our area, the former in Toluca Lake in the 1930s and the latter in North Hollywood a decade later.
“We would not be the same family without them!” says longtime Toluca Lake resident Carolyn Goldstein of dogs Jeter, Boomer and Sophie, and she isn’t alone in that sentiment; dozens of local readers have sent us sweet tales about their bond with their canine companions.