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Weekend Frittata »

Here’s a very simple, almost fool-proof recipe for a lazy weekend morning brunch. I think this frittata alone is reason enough to purchase a cast iron pan. You can sauté your veggies and then stick it right in the oven to bake the eggs. It’s the perfect way to use...

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Eat & Drink

Champagne + Ponies (& an Easter Egg Hunt)

Champagne + Ponies (& an Easter Egg Hunt) »

Want to step out of the box this Easter? Nix the ham and have some roasted free range Jidori chicken, steak and eggs, or seared basil salmon. Reject chocolate bunnies and order a Bananas Foster chocolate chip scone or a fruit mousse tostada. It’s brunch and a glass of champagne...

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Kid Stuff

Hunting Eggs 2014

Hunting Eggs 2014 »

If Easter means bunnies and hunting for colored hard-boiled eggs (okay, plastic eggs filled with chocolate or jelly beans), then here are some choices where you don’t have to rise before dawn to hide the bounty… Egg-ceptional Celebration! at The Arboretum. Saturday, April 19th, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (early 9 a.m....

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Home & Garden

Free Tuesday:  Edible Landscaping

Free Tuesday: Edible Landscaping »

Here’s how she feels about plants: In a blog posting at Root Simple, Mrs. Homegrown, aka Kelly Coyne, is explaining how to deal with extremely root-bound plants—that is easily diagnosed when you take a plant out of its container and see more root than dirt. Coyne states that if gently...

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Talk of Our Towns

It’s a Space Fest »

It’s a Space Fest

Some folks may know that Edgar Mitchell was a member of Apollo 14 in 1971 and was the sixth man to walk on the moon. Perhaps not as...

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Everything You Touch: Late Nite Salon »

Everything You Touch:  Late Nite Salon

Glamorous muse versus Midwestern every-woman. A protégé versus the masses. Gorgeous size zero in this corner. (Admiration, envy.) Likable size 18 in this corner. (Forgettable.) Jess watches Esme. Esme does...

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Writing Soup »

Writing Soup

I am confused and bewildered in a house whose couches sprawl and sag and whose books give off musty odors as blonde, blue-eyed, white-toothed actresses sit together as...

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Creative Types

Singing Sisters »

Singing Sisters

We were introduced the other day to Sister Timothy of the Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles who make their home in Alhambra. We admit...

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Good Deeds

Tadashi Shoji & Norman Rockwell »

Tadashi Shoji & Norman Rockwell

Ever hitched a ride in a blimp? Room for two is available on the Goodyear blimp, if your price is right. You can also snag four tickets to...

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Flower Pepper Gallery »

Flower Pepper Gallery

Flower Pepper in Old Pasadena is “aggressively looking to stay positioned as this area’s source of art for years to come.” Ambitious goal. Big dream. But to open an art gallery, as well as living the life of an artist, one must dream big. The gallery is also part book store with tomes on art and design, [...]...

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Events

Wildflowers, Earth Day, Spring Break, & Stories Under the Oaks »

Wildflowers, Earth Day, Spring Break, & Stories Under the Oaks

The California Native Garden is full of spring blooms and on display during Descanso Gardens’ Earth Day Celebration. Little ones can “make and take” Earth Day crafts from the Redwood Rest or head to Magnolia Lawn and “make and take” a science project. Under the oaks, the California Shakespeare Ensemble tell nature-inspired stories suited to [...]...

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Lyrids Meteor Shower »

Lyrids Meteor Shower

Thank you, Mother Earth, for traveling through clouds of particles left by comets. Because of this, we’ll be able to enjoy the Lyrids meteor shower on April 22nd. Go to bed on the 21st and set the alarm for 4:14 a.m., two hours before sunrise, which will be the best time for viewing. The originating [...]...

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How the West Was Really Won »

How the West Was Really Won

Altadena Heritage continues its Water Series on Thursday, April 17th, with a dramatic film and a short documentary, which “will tell the story of our area’s earliest water development.” Altadena historian Michele Zack will present Eaton’s Water, based on her short story about the trials of local hero Benjamin Eaton in bringing water, beginning in [...]...

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History Buff

Mystery History No. 27 »

Mystery History No. 27Where are we? What’s happening? In the photo (right), Andrew Carnegie, center, walks arm-in-arm with George Ellery Hale, right, outside Mount Wilson Observatory during Carnegie’s week-long visit in 1910 to see what his money had made possible. Carnegie was...

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What We're Reading

Parnucklian for Chocolate »

Parnucklian for ChocolateMy parents lied to me: “Nobody cares how much you weigh;” “You’re the smartest girl in your class;” “Everything’s going to be fine.” I’ll bet your parents lied to you, too, in small ways or...

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Photo Op.

White Satin Wedding »

White Satin WeddingLori and Scott Webster, owners of the new Hoopla! in Altadena (formerly Webster’s Fine Stationary) are sharing not only their wedding photo but their story, in support of the White Satin Wedding Show coming in September. Scheduled to appear and share their knowledge are Tobey Dodge of Wedding Connection who has personally coordinated 800 weddings...

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Altadena Blog

Altadenablog is now AltadenaPoint

Altadenablog is now AltadenaPoint

Our new website is up live, and this one will no longer be updated. Go...

Jan 22, 2014 / More »

The Public Eye

Serene at the seminar

Serene at the seminar

Reporter Serene Branson, a migraineur herself, emceed a recent seminar on migraine research at Huntington...

Jun 13, 2012 / More »

Pas. Daily Photo

Reading to a Friend

Reading to a Friend

  Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo...

Apr 16, 2014 / More »

Pasadena PIO

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events April 11 to 17

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events April 11 to 17

Here are my top picks for events scheduled from Friday, April 11, to Thursday, April...

Apr 11, 2014 / More »

Vroman's Blog

2014 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books!

2014 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books!

USC Campus Saturday, April 12, 10am-6pm Sunday, April 13, 10am-5pm It’s that time of year...

Apr 8, 2014 / More »

JPL Blog

So Close, Yet So Far Away: Dawn’s Trajectory Explained

So Close, Yet So Far Away: Dawn’s Trajectory Explained

By Marc Rayman As NASA’s Dawn spacecraft makes its journey to its second target, the...

Mar 31, 2014 / More »

A Pasadena Latina

Seasons

Seasons

Some say we have no seasons in our area.  I beg to differ.   Here’s...

Apr 7, 2014 / More »

Chaos Chronicles

The College-Bound Chronicles Podcast 120: SAT Shake-Up and Gap Year Update

The College-Bound Chronicles Podcast 120: SAT Shake-Up and Gap Year Update

New podcast posted! Breaking news in the college admissions world.. The College-Bound Chronicles 120: SAT...

Mar 17, 2014 / More »

KPCC Blogs

World leaders look for a diplomatic solution to Ukraine crisis

World leaders look for a diplomatic solution to Ukraine crisis

US Secretary of State John Kerry and EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton speak during...

Apr 17, 2014 / More »

Eastsider LA

Captain America, where are you? Superheroes needed to recover stolen Eagle Rock comic books collection

Captain America, where are you? Superheroes needed to recover stolen Eagle Rock comic books collection

EAGLE ROCK — Writer and teacher Adam Rose has been collecting comic books for 30 years, amassing...

Apr 17, 2014 / More »

Glimpses of S. Pas.

Freeway Noir: 7

Freeway Noir: 7

It wasn’t the darkness that was so terrifying.  It was everything that she could see...

Sep 30, 2012 / More »

Eat-LA

The Weekend Go Go: Holi Circus, Beer Float Trip, Brokechella + More

The Weekend Go Go: Holi Circus, Beer Float Trip, Brokechella + More

Stuck in town? Staycationing? Hosting out-of-towners hell-bent on experiencing the “real” Los Angeles? Relax.  The three-day weekend has no shortage of multi-age fun...

Apr 15, 2014 / More »
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