Mangiamo

No-More-Inflammation Honey & Olive Oil Mask (1)

No-More Inflammation Honey & Olive Oil Mask »

Say goodbye to dry, itchy skin and hello to outdoor summer fun with my No-More-Inflammation Honey & Olive Oil Mask. This easy, natural topical facial treatment is designed to banish dryness and inflammation that can come from spending long summer days outdoors. The strategic combination of honey and olive oil...

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Eat & Drink

Tuesday Suppers & Modern America

Tuesday Suppers & Modern America »

Chef Claud Beltran may be behind the counter whisking a sauce at The Eatery, popping in to his newest endeavor Bacchus Kitchen, or be on location cooking and supervising a meal for hundreds of guests at the many benefits he supports, such as The Feast at Baldwin Ranch benefitting the...

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Kid Stuff

Chroma Critters

Chroma Critters »

Elif Savas, Mary Kelly, Simone Vitucci and Erika Walczak are the foursome behind CHROMA, which strives to create “musical adventures” for kids. On June 7  at the Altadena Library, members will perform their latest show Critters. Critters includes excerpts from Johann Strauss, Phillip Strauss, Henry Mancini, Pink Floyd, Igor Stravinsky, and...

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Home & Garden

Daylilies, Ferns & Old, Weird Plants

Daylilies, Ferns & Old, Weird Plants »

We welcome weird. Different. Old. Distinctive. Unique. Odd. How colorless the world would be without all that. If you are of the same ilk, then pull up your mobile calendar and set the date for the Arboretum’s annual Amazing Plants Tour. On June 11, Frank McDonough guides guests throughout the park (yes,...

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Talk of Our Towns

Hiatus »

Hiatus

Dear Hometown Pasadena reader: I have some news, which I’m sorry to share as Hometown Pasadena readers and subscribers have been so supportive of this online magazine. I...

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“Delightfully Strange” Piallat »

“Delightfully Strange” Piallat

What started as a career as a travel and documentary photographer evolved into large scale installation-making, blending painting, drawing, and sculpture—and with the elements of light remaining as...

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Fiore Market Cafe

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Girls »

Girls

Poem from… Future Awakes in Mouth of NOW by Gerda Govine Ituarte published by Swan World/Éditions du Cygne 2016           Future Awakes in Mouth...

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Creative Types

Anglo/Irish Lit Chat with Anne Perry & Patricia Mahon »

Anglo/Irish Lit Chat with Anne Perry & Patricia Mahon

From fantasy and the young adult genre to Christmas novellas and a World War I series—let alone her Thomas Pitt and William Monk historical murder and mystery series—one has...

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Good Deeds

Day One: Networking for a Cause »

Day One: Networking for a Cause

“I think what Day One does is really listen to what’s going on in the community and we care,” says Christy Zamani, Executive Director of Day One. “That’s...

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Darrell Done
Colorado Street Bridge Party
Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

You Better Shop Around

More of Rocky’s Personal Treasures »

More of Rocky’s Personal Treasures

We stopped in at the Folk Tree this last week for a last look and a chance to enjoy the remaining stock and some of Rocky’s personal art collection—a feast for the eyes and soul—all on sale. The Folk Tree, Rocky’s world for over thirty years. Maybe take a piece home with you.   Folk Tree 217 S. […]...

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Events

Pasadena POPS in Summer »

Pasadena POPS in Summer

No matter what style of music moves your soul, sometimes the setting at a particular moment makes all the difference. No one’s home and your strutting down the hallway belting out Pat Benetar’s “Hit Me with Your Best Shot”… hearing your kid singing and practicing his guitar—hitting his stride during Johnny Cash’s “Walk the Line”… a clambake on […]...

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Writing Down the Milk-Bones »

Writing Down the Milk-Bones

Wilma, my boxer-mix canine companion, has had her breakfast and is ready for work. It’s too hot outside to harry the squirrels, so this morning she’s helping in the office, seated on the floor at my feet. “What are we making?” she asks. She’s very articulate. “Kat Ward is doing us a favor by publishing […]...

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Farnsworth Free Concerts »

Farnsworth Free Concerts

Much of the beauty of summer is being and “doing” outdoors. As Southern Californians, the outdoors is available to us almost every single day, but summer does provoke a feeling all its own. One of the elements that makes summer summer is concerts in the park. The 20th Annual Summer Concert Series at Farnsworth Park in Altadena […]...

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History Buff

History Lit Opens July 9th »

History Lit Opens July 9thOur gratitude to Unbound Productions for providing stills from the upcoming 2016 History Lit, which opens on July 9. As in the 2012 productions, the program includes adaptations of Katherine Mansfield’s The Garden Party and Harriet Beecher Stowe’s The...

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What We're Reading

Book Launch: Future Awakes in Mouth of NOW »

Book Launch: Future Awakes in Mouth of NOW    Gerda Govine Ituarte uses words like a painter employs a brush—with a strong definitive stroke heavy with paint, revealing grooves and ridges, depth and texture, or a flick of the wrist creating a wisp...

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Photo Op.

2016 Bridge Party »

2016 Bridge PartyBeautiful steel rims and pony seats, Wreck N Sow and Crimson Crowbar, rum punch and lemon lager, and Bling Bling dumpling’s and Big Mama’s ribs: get yourself ready for Pasadena Heritage‘s 2016 Colorado Bridge Street Party. For the last “Party,” we arrived just as the sun was heading for the treetops. We strolled the walkway of...

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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 August 27 to September 2

Looking for Something To Do? Free Events August 27 to September 2

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Aug. 27, to Friday, Sept. 2.All events are free, so...

Aug 26, 2016 / More »

Vroman's Blog

Oprah’s New Book Club Pick!!

Oprah’s New Book Club Pick!!

Oprah announced on the morning of August 2 that her new Book Club pick was...

Aug 4, 2016 / 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

Oh, what a memorable birthday day; no- weekend; no – week

Oh, what a memorable birthday day; no- weekend; no – week

I turned 64 this past Saturday.  Thanks to so many I had a chance to...

Jun 24, 2016 / 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

Everything you need to know about the alt-right movement

Everything you need to know about the alt-right movement

Stephen K. Bannon talks with callers about Donald Trump officially becoming the Republican Presidential nominee....

Aug 26, 2016 / More »

Eastsider LA

Is that a little black dog in Echo Park Lake? Rescuers on the way [updated]

Is that a little black dog in Echo Park Lake? Rescuers on the way [updated]

ECHO PARK — Yes, it is.  Somehow a small black dog, possibly a Chihuahua,  made...

Aug 28, 2016 / More »

Glimpses of S. Pas.

Musings for a New School Year

Musings for a New School Year

My, how they’ve grown… It’s back to school time. Most of South Pasadena’s kids are...

Aug 25, 2016 / 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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