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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.

Sep 4, 2018

Join your friend in podcasting, Phil Leirness, and his intrepid announcer, Marc Hershon, on another time-travel adventure through the 93 year history of the one and only Democracy of Ham an' Eggs.

The Bulldog Marching Band of Pasadena Junior College was a fixture at the club throughout the 1930's and they will regale you with a couple of spirited songs.

Reverend Barbara Adams will offer up simple tips on beating stress and staying healthy as she walks us down the path that leads to our continued "adventures in friendship".

Diana Tisue of the National Trust for Historic Preservation will describe the adventure undertaken to get Route 66 designated as a National Historic Trail.

Darrell Kunitomi of the Los Angeles Times will discuss the financial hard times that befell the famed paper and how the paper was forced to move from its historic home. He also regales us with the good news that has come courtesy of the paper's new owner!

The L.A. city councilman for district 4, David Ryu, discusses the importance of the Breakfast Club and efforts to make exploration of our beloved Griffith Park easier and more environmentally friendly.

Dr. John McCormack, Director and Curator of the Moore Laboratory of Zoology at Occidental College, will tell the astonishing story of how one home in Pasadena became the last resting place for fifty thousand birds!

After the Don Snyder Orchestra regales us with a patriotic number, Phil will allow you to get better acquainted with the Breakfast Club's very own Renaissance woman, Mandy Lacy.

Finally, club President Lily Holleman will hip us to all that is on tap in September at the Shrine of Friendship, before treating us to a special song.

As always, the proceedings are brought to you by that miracle drug in a mug - coffee!