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The Los Angeles Breakfast Club: ON THE AIR

Founded in 1925 by business leaders, entertainment figures and politicians, the Los Angeles Breakfast Club is the weekly gathering place for those seeking camaraderie and those who love the history and culture of Los Angeles.

Apr 3, 2018

This episode is all about the songs, symbols, and rituals that have long made the Los Angeles Breakfast Club the "Club of Hospitality".

Of course, what makes the Breakfast Club truly unforgettable are all the colorful characters that have been members. You will hear from several of them - past and present.

Club chaplain...


Mar 5, 2018

As we approach the 93rd anniversary of the Los Angeles Breakfast Club, we not only look back at the month that was, but we look back to the club's founding and to the creation of our longtime home, Friendship Auditorium, through historic and moving audio.

Much as the Breakfast Club cherishes its traditions, from time to...


Feb 5, 2018

We kick off the second year of "The Los Angeles Breakfast Club: ON THE AIR" by featuring more colorful characters than in any previous episode ...

Club emcee Richard Gilson and program coordinator Bill Siefke get things started.

One-half of the Chicago Chapter of the LABC, Maurice Terenzio, helps host Phil Leirness...


Jan 2, 2018

We wrap up the first year of "The Los Angeles Breakfast Club: ON THE AIR" with all sorts of festive delights, from seasonal songs to humorous poems, from heartfelt stories to the irrepressible joy of Charles Phoenix. Plus, there's a truly bizarre trip back to the 1930's for something called "Boy's Week". An interview...


Dec 2, 2017

In the penultimate episode of "The Los Angeles Breakfast Club: ON THE AIR" for 2017, we hear highlights of new member initiations from November and from the 1930's. We hear three songs sung by LABC musical director Don Snyder, LABC President Lily Holleman and club secretary Erynn Petrulis. We hear about unsung women in...