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Simply Citrus & Avocado Salad »

The following is hardly a recipe—it’s so easy to throw together. This would actually be more of a winter salad in California, since oranges are in season in January, so I’m cheating on the seasonal thing a bit here…But it’s certainly tasty on a warm summer evening. Ingredients: 2 medium...

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Eat & Drink

Colonial Kitchen

Colonial Kitchen »

It’s a building we’ve driven by more times than we can count and it registers fleetingly because of the name Colonial Kitchen rising up above the roofline and the Union Jack that flies out front, alongside the Stars and Stripes (well, to be accurate, they each take a corner). It’s...

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Kid Stuff

Little Hands & Ceramics from Around the Globe

Little Hands & Ceramics from Around the Globe »

Wet and dry mediums. Creating art with sand, paper, and fabric. Little Hands – World Art is one of SPACE Arts Center’s fall classes with “art activities inspired by a art from around the world,” which includes the varying cultures in Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and...

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Home & Garden

Altadena Heritage’s Water-Wise Landscaping Workshop Series

Altadena Heritage’s Water-Wise Landscaping Workshop Series »

For some of us, we’re visual learners. See it, immerse in it, do it, and our retention ability is through the roof. Altadena Heritage is taking its water-wise landscaping workshop on the road, or down the road—horticulturalist Debby Figoni is offering up her lawn for this hands-on 3-session workshop. She...

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Talk of Our Towns

Artisans Union & Solo Performers »

Artisans Union & Solo Performers

The 3rd Annual Solo Performer Empowerment Day will be held on Saturday, August 29, at Fremont Centre Theatre. Empowerment Day is a day full of workshops and panels...

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Play Music on the Porch Day »

Play Music on the Porch Day

August 29th is Play Music on the Porch Day. Worldwide. How many porches is that? Will yours be one? Highland Park artist Brian Mallman founded Play Music on...

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Fiore Market Cafe

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Scribblings 41: Welcome to the Langham! »

Scribblings 41: Welcome to the Langham!

Once upon a time, troublesome pre-teens were sent off to the convent. In the summer of 1967, my parents sent me off to my grandparents. This is more...

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Creative Types

Author Christopher Lynch Talks Self-Publishing »

Author Christopher Lynch Talks Self-Publishing

Los Angeles native Christopher Lynch seems to be a man of many features and angles—part athlete (bicycling enthusiast and mountain climber), part philanthropist (leading 9 blind hikers to...

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Good Deeds

Back to School Angels »

Back to School Angels

The concept of philanthropy and the implementation of ideas can never be taught at too young of an age. When we teach by example—from theory to hands-on doing—philanthropy...

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Pasadena Antique Mall »

Pasadena Antique Mall

The most important tenet to remember before heading into the Pasadena Antique Mall at Paseo Colorado is that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. One, because it’s imperative to be well fed (without overindulging and wanting to crawl back under the covers) and to be caffeine-infused before stepping through the front door. […]...

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Events

Living the Good Life: Polynesia Pop »

Living the Good Life: Polynesia Pop

“Tiki culture is all about living the good life, having fun, and enjoying the tropical splendors it offers. “This first ever group Tiki ceramic exhibition brings together unique ceramic creations by established Tiki artists and major local ceramic artists. “Conceptualized and coordinated by Michelle Valigura and Michael Sbicca, this one-night show celebrates the blended and […]...

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Downtown L.A.: Inside the Story »

Downtown L.A.: Inside the Story

Pasadena’s Inside the Story, founded in 2010 by sisters Susan Cherney, a former CPA, and Wendy Moss, a retired attorney, is taking you deep into downtown L.A.… On September 12, join Art Historian James Fishburne on an exciting tour that examines how Classical architecture was adapted, distorted, and occasionally rejected in Downtown Los Angeles.  Beginning […]...

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School Gardens: A to V »

School Gardens: A to V

More and more often, gardens may be found on school grounds. Not just the garden beds planted, attended, and maintained by the school groundskeeper, but a learning garden. One such garden is now widely known: Muir Ranch, a 1.5-acre sustainable teaching farm at John Muir High School in Pasadena. Students are engaged to grow organic […]...

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History Buff

Pasadena Society, 1898: The Octocorasion Supports Cuba Libre »

Pasadena Society, 1898: The Octocorasion Supports Cuba LibreThe young women were thrilled to see their newly formed club announced in the society section of the newspaper. Miss Leonora Muse cut the article out and pasted it center top on a fresh page...

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What We're Reading

The Buddha in the Attic »

The Buddha in the AtticIf I were to write a novel about the experience of a large group of people, I might choose to identify one or two characters and examine their lives in depth. I think most authors...

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Photo Op.

A Billion Stars & Half Dome »

A Billion Stars & Half DomeWe’re grateful our friend Dave Tushla moved to Yosemite. Firstly, because it makes him happy, and secondly, because we get to bask in the products of his joy. Here are some more of Dave’s photographs for your viewing pleasure…                   To view Tushla’s inaugural collection of pictures,...

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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

Solset on Mount Wilson

Solset on Mount Wilson

Public access to the Mount Wilson Observatory ends at 5pm, unless you’re going to a...

Aug 30, 2015 / More »

Pasadena PIO

Looking for Something To Do? Free Events Aug. 29 to Sept. 4

Looking for Something To Do? Free Events Aug. 29 to Sept. 4

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Aug. 29, to Friday, Sept. 4. All events are free,...

Aug 28, 2015 / More »

Vroman's Blog

Books, Books and more Books! This Week’s New Releases!

Books, Books and more Books! This Week’s New Releases!

We’ve got another great week of New Releases! We’ll be highlighting a few Children’s &...

Aug 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

Bye, July

Bye, July

July was quite the month.  Occupational Therapy, impounded car, new car, meetings and more history...

Aug 5, 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

Inside the conundrum of LA’s Section 8 housing

Inside the conundrum of LA’s Section 8 housing

Maria Lerma says she and her mother were forced to move out of their Boyle...

Aug 28, 2015 / More »

Eastsider LA

Santa Barbara bus takes a wrong turn in Elysian Heights

Santa Barbara bus takes a wrong turn in Elysian Heights

Stranded Santa Barbara bus blocks Echo Park Avenue | Meredith Brady ELYSIAN HEIGHTS –– A...

Aug 30, 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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