Actor and environmental advocate Ed Begley Jr. and his wife, Rachelle Carson-Begley, spent five years building a house in Studio City that would meet his stringent sustainability requirements while fulfilling her aesthetic vision. The Begleys graciously showed us around their innovative home and shared their expertise on going green.
For a fun and easy way to reduce your environmental footprint while supporting a worthy charity, look no further than Toluca Lake’s own American Cancer Society Discovery Shop on Riverside Drive.
Here’s how one Toluca Lake family applied green principles in their recent home renovation to save energy and water (and money!).
When veteran actor Joe Mantegna stopped by our office for an interview, his love for his wife and daughters, his friends and colleagues, his remarkable career, his Chicago roots and his Toluca Lake neighborhood shone through in every word.
Anyone who’s moved far away from their hometown knows it’s often the little things you miss most. For Joe and Arlene Mantegna, that feeling was a driving force behind the creation of Taste Chicago in Burbank, which brings the flavor of their native Windy City to the community that’s been their home for nearly three decades.
Just before Christmas, the 10400 block of Kling Street in Toluca Lake transforms into a winter wonderland.