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The Best Ever Key Lime Pie »

I’m not usually one to brag about my cooking—and I’m definitely not one to brag about my baking. I am not a pastry chef. But since guests at my restaurant (including Floridians) tell me that my Key Lime pie is the best they’ve ever had—I feel like it’s safe to...

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Eat & Drink

Tea & More Tea, Please

Tea & More Tea, Please »

Camellia sinensis is a species of evergreen shrub or small tree. Primarily, the buds and flowers are used to make teas such as white, green, oolong, black, yellow, and pu-erh (though not chamomile, mint, and rooibos teas). Using early leaves or more mature leaves produces differing flavors and “tea qualities,”...

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Kid Stuff

A Shakespearean Summer

A Shakespearean Summer »

A Noise Within is committed to ensure that the Bard is not left behind… When it comes to the current generation—the Millenniums—ANW is going “all in” by expanding its Summer with Shakespeare program to 5 weeks and 2 tracks. Track 1: The Play’s the Thing Ages 14-18 In this 5-week...

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Home & Garden

Camellia & Tea Festival

Camellia & Tea Festival »

Enjoying the blooming of tens of thousands camellias every year at Descanso Gardens is thanks to a man who was born in a log cabin in Washington state, was gassed during World War I in the Argonne, and spent time working as a “door-to-door flatiron salesman, ditch digger, janitor and...

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Talk of Our Towns

To Light a Candle »

To Light a Candle

His articles have titles such as ” ‘If You Think That’s  Painful’ ” and “The Regime’s New Dread in Iran.” Maziar Bahari is a former Newsweek reporter and...

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LAMC Celebrates Pasadenan Terry Knowles »

LAMC Celebrates Pasadenan Terry Knowles

It’s been fifteen years. Fifteen years in which Monica Hubbard says Pasadenan Terry Knowles “has lived and breathed the Master Chorale…and it shows.…She is a visionary and has...

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The Amado Women »

The Amado Women

The Amado Women (excerpt) by Désireé Zamorano   Once Celeste had recovered from the shock of being married, from the jolting direction her life had taken, she realized...

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Creative Types

Showcase 2015 »

Showcase 2015

For 2015, Pasadena Showcase House of Design revisits a design by Fernand Parmentier who was born in Paris, educated in Chicago, then received a certificate for the practice...

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Good Deeds

50/50 Leadership Pasadena »

50/50 Leadership Pasadena

The organization’s creed: We are women and men from all walks of life who agree that leadership should reflect the gender of the population: women make up half,...

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Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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Groove »

Groove

It’s on the boulevard, Eagle Rock Boulevard, which has corners of interest, spots of attraction, but is no Old Pasadena or South Lake Avenue, which can name drop and present a thriving front. But Eagle Rock seems to breathe easier, be casual and intriguing without trying. It’s a place to find hidden treasures and favorite [...]...

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Events

Socks in the Frying Pan »

Socks in the Frying Pan

Shane Hayes plays the accordion while brother Fiachra plays fiddle and banjo. Joining in playing guitar and providing vocals is Aodán Coyne. All three of them make up Socks in the Frying Pan and they’ll be playing their songs, reels, jigs, waltzes, and polkas at Caltech on February 28th. Socks in the Frying Pan Saturday, [...]...

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Cello & Piano Recital at Bird Studio »

Cello & Piano Recital at Bird Studio

Gloria Lum, cellist for the Los Angeles Philharmonic and adjunct music instructor at Occidental College, began playing the piano at age four, not finding her way to the cello until the age of eight when her brother who said, “Why don’t you play the cello? Nobody plays the cello!” My earliest memory of playing music [...]...

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Transparent Governing: The Role of the Press »

Transparent Governing: The Role of the Press

Before 1725, publications in the American colonies “were subject to strict licensing by the government…. It was against the law to print anything that was considered by the government to be seditious libel…anything that criticized the government or its officials” (Revolutionary-War-and-Beyond.com). On June 8, 1791, James Madison introduced his version of the “speech and press [...]...

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History Buff

Jazzy Ash, Black Mexica, Dance & Song Jubilee, Tea Time »

Jazzy Ash, Black Mexica, Dance & Song Jubilee, Tea TimeContinuing: Black History Month Display. A historical view of African-American families as seen through African-American literature and the Civil Rights Movement. For all ages. Free to the public. Hastings Branch Public Library, 3325 E. Orange...

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What We're Reading

Heartbreak Cake »

Heartbreak Cake“What are you daydreaming about?” “I’m thinking about cake. Big, multilayered cakes that are squeezed in between more layers of buttercream or chocolate ganache.” “How can you still be thinking about cake? I’ve had enough...

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Photo Op.

Lyd & Mo’s Chinese New Year »

Lyd & Mo’s Chinese New Year    Many thanks to Lyd & Mo Photography for sharing these images from the Chinese New Year celebration at Hsi Lai Temple in Hacienda Heights.                       Lyd & Mo Photography 27 N. Mentor Ave. Pasadena 91106. Tel.: 626.652.8302. LydandMo.com  ...

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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

An Informed Public

An Informed Public

Transparency in government is always an issue, and lately the spotlight is on Pasadena. So...

Feb 25, 2015 / More »

Pasadena PIO

Looking for Something To Do? Free Events Feb. 28 to March 6

Looking for Something To Do? Free Events Feb. 28 to March 6

Here are free events scheduled Saturday, Feb. 28, to Friday, March 6.All events are free,...

Feb 27, 2015 / More »

Vroman's Blog

Introducing Indie Author – Anker Frankoni!

Introducing Indie Author – Anker Frankoni!

We have a wonderful debut novel in stock here at Vroman’s that just so happens...

Feb 25, 2015 / 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

Next stop, Portland

Next stop, Portland

Off to Portland to visit familia.  Y’all take care while I’m gone. Some studio, some...

Feb 20, 2015 / 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

Debating the future of No Child Left Behind

Debating the future of No Child Left Behind

Teacher David Nieder of ‘Knowledge is Power Program’ (KIPP) Academy takes questions from his class...

Feb 27, 2015 / More »

Eastsider LA

For Rent: 1920s Spanish Mission Duplex in Mt. Washington

For Rent: 1920s Spanish Mission Duplex in Mt. Washington

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings Glenalbyn Dr | $1,860/month | Property Website Charming remodeled unit...

Feb 27, 2015 / More »

Glimpses of S. Pas.

My New Blog is Launching this Month!

My New Blog is Launching this Month!

I’m getting back to my blogging roots with a brand, spanking new blog called LA:...

Sep 11, 2014 / 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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