Mangiamo

Caramelized Pear & Fig Pizza »

This recipe is my own spin on the baked pear and brie sandwich served at The Farm of Beverly Hills.  I first ate at The Farm with my husband when we were dating and, while I’m sure we had fun on the date, what I really remember about our outing...

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Eat & Drink

Celebrating the Table with Chef Bruce Kalman

Celebrating the Table with Chef Bruce Kalman »

Chef Bruce Kalman of Union Restaurant in Pasadena and Knead & Co. in LA’s Grand Central Market is getting around. He’ll be feeding the crowd at the Seeds of Transformation garden party at the historical Robinson House on April 29 (tickets still available) and he’ll be setting up at the...

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Kid Stuff

Intergalactic Gala, Messy Mayhem, Painted Ladies & an Egg Hunt

Intergalactic Gala, Messy Mayhem, Painted Ladies & an Egg Hunt »

Get ready for a busy April. Kidspace has events which if our child wasn’t a young woman and a freshman in college right now, we’d be lining up. Daily: Caterpillar Adoption Days Kids get to witness the magic of metamorphosis by adopting a Painted Lady Caterpillar, including food, adoption sheet, and instructions for...

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Home & Garden

Yvonne Talks Tomatoes & Tomatomania

Yvonne Talks Tomatoes & Tomatomania »

So many tomato varieties to choose from, between online, mailorder catalogs, and local resources. Even big-box stores carry some organically grown and heirloom varieties! I asked several tomato experts who had worked with me at two local Tomatomania events what their favorites were that they’d grow again this year, and...

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Talk of Our Towns

In a World of Wisteria »

In a World of Wisteria

Fabaceae (Leguminosae). Wisteria. Along with SoCal’s jacaranda, wisteria is a divine purple power flower. Wisterias climb by twining their stems either clockwise or counterclockwise round any available support. They...

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“Hearing” Satellites via NASA’s Spiral Shell »

“Hearing” Satellites via NASA’s Spiral Shell

David Delgado, one of the visual strategists at NASA’s JPL, reminds us of the all the times we picked up a shell and put it to our ear...

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Fiore Market Cafe

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The Existence of Us »

The Existence of Us

          A key turns and I fade away He walks in and past me He doesn’t notice that I am there Maybe I’ve made...

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Creative Types

Swanson Patrick at Craft Hill Monrovia »

Swanson Patrick at Craft Hill Monrovia

This Thursday, Altadena artist Debbi Swanson Patrick opens her solo show at Craft Hill in Monrovia. On March 30, from 7 to 9 p.m., guests may peruse Swanson Patrick’s art...

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Good Deeds

To Race for Equality: A Virtual 5K »

To Race for Equality: A Virtual 5K

At the Pasadena’s latest Commission on the Status of Women, we met, finally and happily, Jessica Kubel, Executive Director of the YWCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley. We thank her for...

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Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

You Better Shop Around

Shopping for Easter Eats »

Shopping for Easter Eats

Easter will be upon us quicker than we realize, so we’ve collected some Easter menus to make the day easier to navigate and leave more time for celebrating the resurrection or hunting for chocolate bunnies and painted eggs. Julienne, one of our all-time favorite places to patron, is full of Easter yum: Items ordered will […]...

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Events

Shakespeare Love Sonnets & Lear’s Shadow »

Shakespeare Love Sonnets & Lear’s Shadow

The creative and fun Ensemble Shakespeare Theater Company kicks off spring with… April 1, 2, 8, and 9: “Sonnets in the Garden.” For 4 days only, ensemble members perform Shakespeare’s sonnets in the perfect setting of Descanso Gardens, which is bursting with spring color and vitality. This 30 minute show is appropriate for all ages and […]...

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Exhibition Walk Through and Marathon Figure Drawing »

Exhibition Walk Through and Marathon Figure Drawing

The Pasadena Museum of California Art is offering more interesting events. April 1st at 4 p.m.: Exhibition Walkthrough: Painting in the Twenties by Joseph Kleitsch In 2014, an appraiser on PBS’s Antiques Roadshow explained how Joseph Kleitsch was born in Hungary and studied art in Budapest, Paris, and Munich. “He was quite accomplished, even at the age of […]...

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Showcase House 2017 »

Showcase House 2017

It’s time once again for designers to descend upon a grand home and in a frenzy—and only approximately 12 weeks—re-create a foyer, living room, dining room, bathroom, foyer, or even a hallway or laundry room. This may mean tearing down walls, pulling down built-ins or re-doing floors, let alone installing light fixtures, painting or wallpapering, […]...

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History Buff

The Art in the Street… and of Getting There »

The Art in the Street… and of Getting ThereTwo new exhibitions at Pasadena Museum of History take a look at art from different perspectives. Art in the Street: 25 Years of the Pasadena Chalk Festival celebrates the silver anniversary of one of the...

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What We're Reading

Sarah Michelle Gellar: Stirring Up Fun »

Sarah Michelle Gellar: Stirring Up FunWe still remember years ago when our girl went on a Buffy the Vampire Slayer binge watch—and sucked us right in with her. But Buffy is long in Sarah Michelle Gellar’s rear view mirror and...

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Photo Op.

Everything’s Blooming »

Everything’s BloomingOur mother is the type of gardner who’s not particularly interested in gardening. She loves flowers, she enjoys a well-designed yard, yet she’d prefer to plant some things, maybe throw a few seeds and let nature take it’s course. She did receive some design guidance for her front yard, but in the backyard? One never...

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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

Onward Upward Forward Through

Onward Upward Forward Through

Remember Zen Monday? This was #37 from 2009, a photo taken of me by my husband,...

Mar 25, 2016 / More »

Pasadena PIO

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events March 25 to 31

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events March 25 to 31

Here are Pasadena events scheduled Saturday, May 25, to Friday, May 31.  All events are...

Mar 24, 2017 / More »

Vroman's Blog

Reading Without Walls Challenge!

Reading Without Walls Challenge!

We are so excited to be participating in the Reading Without Walls Program here at...

Mar 29, 2017 / More »

JPL Blog

Slice of History: Mariner Mars 1964 Solar Panel Test

Slice of History: Mariner Mars 1964 Solar Panel Test

By Julie Cooper Each month in “Slice of History” we feature a historical photo from...

Sep 30, 2014 / More »

A Pasadena Latina

The writing is in the shed

The writing is in the shed

Who knows where an idea starts?  Is it seeing a cool Tiny House in Portland?...

Mar 24, 2017 / 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

A debate on ethics as anti-Planned Parenthood activists charged with felonies

A debate on ethics as anti-Planned Parenthood activists charged with felonies

David Daleiden, a defendant in an indictment stemming from a Planned Parenthood video he helped...

Mar 29, 2017 / More »

Eastsider LA

For Sale: Brendan Curran presents: Mid-Century View Home in Mt Washington

For Sale: Brendan Curran presents: Mid-Century View Home in Mt Washington

Sponsored Post 3920 W Point Dr | $995,000 | Property Website If you like views,...

Mar 30, 2017 / More »

Glimpses of S. Pas.

Joy Ride Through South Pasadena

Joy Ride Through South Pasadena

Take a joyride with me through South Pas… and marvel at all the vintage cars....

Feb 23, 2017 / More »

Eat-LA

The Go Go New Year’s Eve: Fancy Fetes, Complimentary Drink Crawl, Where to Recover + More

The Go Go New Year’s Eve: Fancy Fetes, Complimentary Drink Crawl, Where to Recover + More

The Go Go: Where to party, what to drink, how to do it responsibly and the best places to recover. Happy New Year,...

Dec 29, 2014 / More »
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