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Omega-3 Garlic Barramundi with Mushrooms & Wild Rice »

Traditional Western cooking techniques like grilling and roasting set off a chemical reaction in food that releases advanced glycation end products or AGEs. When ingested, AGEs damage collagen. They literally age our skin! The good news is there are simple tricks that can be used to reduce AGE formation, and...

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Eat & Drink

Magnolia’s Sidewalk Patio for Brunch & Summer Cocktails

Magnolia’s Sidewalk Patio for Brunch & Summer Cocktails »

It’s summer and it’s time, even more than usual, for enjoying the great outdoors. Not as in hiking the Sam Merrill Trail or Sunset Cliffs, but the great outdoors of the town of Pasadena. Magnolia House on South Lake has opened a sidewalk patio just in time for summer and lingering...

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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

8 Works, 2 Takes: A Room to Create »

8 Works, 2 Takes: A Room to Create

Nancy Evans Dance Theatre: This is the dance that makes you think, makes you stop and wonder about what you value and how you want to be in...

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In Case of Emergency »

In Case of Emergency

For the past nine years, Chalk Repertory Theatre has been creating some pretty unusual theater in the Los Angeles area. On Saturday night, I witnessed their latest production,...

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Write Here

Right to Bear Arms vs. Right to Life »

Right to Bear Arms vs. Right to Life

  While perusing Facebook on Saturday, I read an article about the young singer from The Voice who was shot by a deranged man while signing autographs after...

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Creative Types

Write Teachers »

Write Teachers

Imagine five hours of soaking up the knowledge and experience of three respected authors, which also includes a writing workshop, a question and answer session, and the ever-loving...

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Good Deeds

It’s Time for Poker! »

It’s Time for Poker!

Content thanks to Cancer Support Community Pasadena. The 6th Annual Poker Bowl Tournament will be held on Friday, June 24th at Flying A Garage. Over 150 guests are...

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Jackalope Art & Craft Fair
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

Moonday & Luis J. Rodriguez »

Moonday & Luis J. Rodriguez

Content courtesy of Moonday Poetry Series (thank you, Lois. P. Jones!): We’re so excited about our June features! Luis J. Rodriguez, Poet Laureate of Los Angeles will shake up Moonday with new work and a taste of his fantastic anthology of Los Angeles, “Coiled Serpent: Poets Arising from the Cultural Quakes & Shifts of Los Angeles.” […]...

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24th Annual Pasadena Chalk Festival »

24th Annual Pasadena Chalk Festival

Over 600 artists take to chalk to create over 200 chalk festivals at the annual Pasadena Chalk Festival. The art of street painting is centuries old. In fact, it goes back to the 16th century when soldiers returning from battle gave homage to the Madonna in front of local churches. Consequently, the name Madonnari or […]...

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2016 Art on Palm »

2016 Art on Palm

One of the art events we love to attend is the biannual Art on Palm held down the hill in a secluded nook called Wildwood Park. It’s small, intimate, and full of arts and crafts from painters, tile makers, and ceramicists to jewelers, weavers, and clothing designers. It’s hard to choose what humorous tile we […]...

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History Buff

History Lit Returns »

History Lit ReturnsWe wrote in May 2012: It’s an interesting idea: “original stage adaptations of literature that reflect history.” Unbound Productions in collaboration with the Pasadena Museum of History present History Lit, three short plays that the audiences...

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What We're Reading

Book Alley »

Book AlleyThis week we don’t have a book review or a promotion for an author’s event or book release. We have Book Alley. And as much as we love Vroman’s, Century Books, and Flintridge Bookstore and...

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Photo Op.

Water… Summer! »

Water… Summer!From tide pools to shipwrecks, from surfing to coastal cliffs; it’s summertime—which means head for the beach! Ralph DeFelice is creator of the blog Day Trips LA, where he shares what he sees and learns while walking, climbing, trekking with his kids, immersed in nature—one adventure at a time. Excerpt from Day Trips LA, below… I’m a...

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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

Freedom Tour — Day 26

Freedom Tour — Day 26

In the middle of nowhere, along one of those two-lane highways I’ve been traveling lately,...

Jun 26, 2016 / More »

Vroman's Blog

Two Kindred Spirits Opine On Their Anglo/Irish Roots

Two Kindred Spirits Opine On Their Anglo/Irish Roots

by JZ Bingham, VP Acquisitions, Balcony 7 As an acquisitions editor, I can’t help but...

Jun 25, 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

How SCOTUS reversal of former VA Governor’s conviction changes how corruption is prosecuted

How SCOTUS reversal of former VA Governor’s conviction changes how corruption is prosecuted

Former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell (C) pauses as he speaks to the media outside U.S....

Jun 27, 2016 / More »

Eastsider LA

Man dies after jumping off Angeleno Heights roof

Man dies after jumping off Angeleno Heights roof

Firefighters stand by on Allison Avenue as man stands on roof BY LUCY GUANUNA ANGELENO...

Jun 27, 2016 / More »

Glimpses of S. Pas.

Walking South Pas

Walking South Pas

This little guy is ready to walk all the way to Santa Monica… Los Angeles...

Jun 27, 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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