Mangiamo

Apple Blueberry Cornmeal Griddle Cakes  »

What is a griddle cake, you ask? It’s the same idea as a pancake with the added element of cornmeal and it’s typically cooked on a flat griddle. I kicked these babies up with apples and blueberries and, gosh dang, they were good! I think I ate my weight in...

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Eat & Drink

Buff Up Your Cooking Skills

Buff Up Your Cooking Skills »

What’s not to love about a three hour class where one learns the art of making pasta—and wine tasting’s included? Chef Michelle Hohman’s Urban Kitchen in South Pasadena continues with its intimate, hands-on cooking classes. Take a look and see if you can resist the temptation… Click class link for details,...

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Kid Stuff

1st Altadena Library “Truck Day”

1st Altadena Library “Truck Day” »

A fire truck, police cruiser, and backhoe! It’s the 1st Annual Altadena Library Truck Day to “celebrate all of your summer reading achievements.” The library has a summer reading series for pre-schoolers that is concluding, so the folks at the library have decided to celebrate with a big truck party....

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Home & Garden

From Butterfly Hub to Gardening for Your Dining Table

From Butterfly Hub to Gardening for Your Dining Table »

It’s never too early to grab your calendar and start planning for fall classes at the Arboretum. From Creating Your Own Butterfly Hub and Plant Combinations for Pots to Garden Rocks, Beekeeping: A Symbiotic Relationship, and Gardening for Your Dining Table, the Arboretum offers numerous ways to pump up your...

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Talk of Our Towns

CatCon for Lovers of the Feline »

CatCon for Lovers of the Feline

We had to click the link to confirm the reality, and yes, there is such an event as CatCon and it is coming to Pasadena this weekend, August...

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The Folly Bowl 2017 »

The Folly Bowl 2017

One of Altadena’s “many hidden treasures,” and an experience described as “magical” is the one and only Folly Bowl. The Folly Bowl is held at an outdoor garden amphitheater on...

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Carla Sameth: Where I’m From »

Carla Sameth: Where I’m From

  Where I’m From I am from slugs and bumblebees, mildew, Lake Washington, Puget Sound and “the mountain is out.” I am from pick up games (football, baseball, basketball),...

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Creative Types

Walter Askin: Through the Eyes of Artists »

Walter Askin: Through the Eyes of Artists

We never miss a chance to mention one of our favorite artists, Pasadena native Walter Askin. His work is currently included in the Los Angeles Metro’s “Through the Eyes of...

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Good Deeds

Volunteer @ 5 Acres’ Annual Golf Classic »

Volunteer @ 5 Acres’ Annual Golf Classic

We’ve found that the majority of time, volunteering is an effective way of increasing our sense of well being. Leaving our problems aside momentarily offers us an opportunity to...

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Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

You Better Shop Around

A Place to Bead »

A Place to Bead

Christina Rizzo has been a “bead” enthusiast since she was a teenager and after working in a shop for years, absorbing all she could learn, she had the opportunity to open her own business. A Place to Bead may be found in the 2-block smorgasbord of shops found on Mission Street in San Marino. It sits between a […]...

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Events

My Year at the Moulin Rouge »

My Year at the Moulin Rouge

After the phone call, Cliff Simon got a one-way ticket from South Africa to Paris and spent the next year dancing at the Moulin Rouge. One moment, after which his “life was changed forever.” On August 14, Simon and his co-author Loren Stephens read from Paris Nights: My Year at the Moulin Rouge, followed by […]...

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End of Summer at the Levitt Pavilion »

End of Summer at the Levitt Pavilion

We hope you’ve been enjoying another summer of free concerts at Pasadena’s Levitt Pavilion. This Saturday, Dustbowl Revival gets the crowd up on its feet to dance and stomp. On site food trucks on Saturday: Lobsta Truck, Mary Sue’s Homemade Eats, Erva Yerba Mate, and Nomad Ice Pops. A “kid zone” is set up for […]...

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Rooftop Cinema Series Summer 2017 »

Rooftop Cinema Series Summer 2017

This Saturday, its time for an 80s flashback with a young Tom Cruise, a slim Val Kilmer, and Anthony Edwards creating the memorable “Goose.” People are welcome to arrive at the South Lake Business Association‘s Rooftop Cinema Series with a picnic and beach chairs (no blankets allowed anymore) as early as 6 p.m., though food and beverages are available […]...

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History Buff

The Blue Boy’s Makeover »

The Blue Boy’s Makeover“The Blue Boy has been using his defiant stare and unique fashion sense to transfix viewers for centuries.”¹ Thomas Gainsborough’s 1779 full-length, life-size portrait in oil The Blue Boy is about to get a makeover. On August...

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What We're Reading

Fierce Kingdom »

Fierce KingdomIt’s been fifteen minutes since I read the last line of Gin Phillips‘ Fierce Kingdom and still my heart is lodged in my throat. It’s described as a “thrill ride” and an “exploration of motherhood.” Yet, the word...

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Photo Op.

Flourishing & Skies »

Flourishing & SkiesThe travels and photography of Karol Franks this spring and summer illustrate our beautiful skies and the burgeoning of color after years of drought. Addressing a situation always close to Karol’s heart, it’s also been five years and three months that Karol’s daughter Jenna has been looking for a kidney. Jenna is 31 years old and does dialysis...

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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 19 to 25

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events August 19 to 25

Here are free events scheduled Saturday, Aug. 19, to Friday, Aug. 25. All events are...

Aug 18, 2017 / More »

Vroman's Blog

Step Up Your Athletic Game with The Brave Athlete!

Step Up Your Athletic Game with The Brave Athlete!

We just started carrying a new book that will really help step up your athletic...

Jun 19, 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

Ups and Down

Ups and Down

Deep breath.  Last 10 days have been busy.  Watch out typos may be lurkingLots of...

Jun 16, 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

After statement saying white supremacist violence isn’t free speech, are CA ACLU branches breaking rank?

After statement saying white supremacist violence isn’t free speech, are CA ACLU branches breaking rank?

Protesters use their banners to block the view of victims injured when a car plowed...

Aug 17, 2017 / More »

Eastsider LA

With 460 bands and performers, Echo Park Rising will be taking over the weekend and the neighborhood

With 460 bands and performers, Echo Park Rising will be taking over the weekend and the neighborhood

Photo by Carl Pocket | Courtesy Echo Park Rising ECHO PARK —  Will there be...

Aug 17, 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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