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Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Cream Pie »

I made this pie last week because for some reason my boyfriend and I have been on a pie kick. We have made a new pie or dessert pretty much every week and we stuff our faces with it—and sometimes (rarely) we share. This pie was shared and a hit...

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Eat & Drink

Whisky & Poetry Salon: Erotic 2

Whisky & Poetry Salon: Erotic 2 »

  Four fine (French) cognacs to warm your tongue and kiss your lips. A light repast to sate some of your hunger. Four erotic poets to curl your toes and make your knees quiver… ~Jackie Bang ~Jennifer Bradpiece ~Conney Williams ~Alexis Rhone Fancher         Zahra Bates, Courvoisier...

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Kid Stuff

Vampire Mermaids, Tyrannical Aliens & Magical Watches

Vampire Mermaids, Tyrannical Aliens & Magical Watches »

Julia Edwards is a writer. A lover of writing. A groupie of words. And she wants to spread the delight and adventure of writing. Her 2-year-old StoryLab continues to expand its creative classes. The mission? Get kids to dig the written word. From treasure hunts to The Scallion student-created newspaper,...

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Home & Garden

Houzz & Gamble

Houzz & Gamble »

Adi Tatarko and Alon Cohen wanted to remodel their 4-bedroom ranch house in Palo Alto, according to George Anders, contributor to Forbes.com. And that’s when it all began…   One of oft-repeated catchphrases of (primarily) politicians running for office is living “the American dream,” of which one essential element is...

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Talk of Our Towns

Showcase House: 1918 Mission Revival »

Showcase House: 1918 Mission Revival

The word is this 1918 Mission Revival was designed by the esteemed and prolific local architect Myron Hunt (think Huntington Library, Caltech, Occidental College, and the Ambassador Hotel)....

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Art By the Sidewalk »

Art By the Sidewalk

At Art by the Sidewalk, local artist Valérie Daval curates “Home Icon” featuring engravings by Marie-Noelle Deverre with an opening reception to view the art and Skype with...

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Mexican of America »

Mexican of America

    MEXICAN OF AMERICA A Sonnet   Mestizo come, America, you call. Amniotic oceans Pacific join, break through the virgin hymen, wailing wall from the fluids of...

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Creative Types

Utility Box Art »

Utility Box Art

South Pasadena has followed in the path of many cities that have decided to bring art to the streets. Actually, to the sidewalks and traffic light utility boxes....

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Good Deeds

Trained Dogs for Adoption.org »

Trained Dogs for Adoption.org

Loyal, personality, special, companion. These are the traits that TrainedDogsForAdoption.org look for and develop in its last-resort rescue dogs. TDFA was founded to train and help place German...

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Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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Hearts & Flowers 2016 »

Hearts & Flowers 2016

The day of love, Valentine’s Day, is swiftly swooping our way and it is time, once again, for The Folk Tree’s fun, beautiful, whimsical, and creative Hearts & Flower exhibit. Swearing off red roses and all things chocolate this Valentine’s Day? Come at Beverly Crist‘s unique ceramic pieces. Crist uses stamps on her slab-built plates, […]...

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Events

Local Pushcart Prize Nominees »

Local Pushcart Prize Nominees

Gratitude to poet, author, and publisher of Golden Foothills Press Thelma T. Reyna for informing us of several local poets who have been nominated for the esteemed Pushcart Prize. Describing the 6 selected poets, Thelma Reyna states: These are highly dedicated writers, most of them having written poetry for most, if not all, of their […]...

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Keaton’s The General »

Keaton’s The General

Roger Ebert wasn’t even sure if Buster Keaton’s The General (1927) was his best film, yet it appears to be one of his favorites. “Keaton defies logic with one ingenious silent comic sequence after another.” “Keaton was ambitious and fearless.” Buster Keaton was not the Great Stone Face so much as a man who kept […]...

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In the Spirit of MLK, Jr. »

In the Spirit of MLK, Jr.

Information below—regarding events celebrating and embodying the philosophy of Martin Luther King, Jr.—is thanks to Pasadena MLK Community Coalition: Saturday, January 16, 2015 @ 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. MLK Day of Service:  A Day On, Not Off Hamilton Middle School 2089 Rose Villa Street | Pasadena, CA  91107 Description: On the Saturday before the MLK Day […]...

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History Buff

African-American Firefighters in L. A. »

African-American Firefighters in L. A.In celebration of Black History Month, David Spence, LAFD Battalion Chief and Interim President of the African American Firefighter Museum, will present a program at the Pasadena Museum of History on February 9, about the...

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What We're Reading

Mi Amor »

Mi AmorIf stories can transport us, then I’ve just spent several days in the 1940’s in sunny City Terrace, East Los Angeles. In her memoir, Mi Amor, Vibiana Aparicio-Chamberlin evokes her childhood neighborhood in stories and...

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Photo Op.

Strike of Lightning »

Strike of LightningStrike of Lightning by Patricia Wells McMillan Like a strike of lightning – zap! cars, colours, people, architecture: what’s going on around me, makes me very excited HAVE to take that shot, Love to experiment and just see what happens. Life is short, so what the hell. My motto is Just have fun. Throwing “scared”...

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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

Just Float

Just Float

Was tension written on my face? In my posture? A friend insisted I needed to...

Feb 6, 2016 / More »

Pasadena PIO

Preparing for Adventures in Radiation

Preparing for Adventures in Radiation

   Two weeks ago I had a consultation with Dr. Ruth Williamson (above), the lead...

Jan 20, 2016 / More »

Vroman's Blog

Introducing Vroman’s Bookstore’s Teacher of the Year Award!!

Introducing Vroman’s Bookstore’s Teacher of the Year Award!!

“A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.”...

Feb 5, 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

72 days ago

72 days ago

Time, time, time.  So much has been happening that I haven’t had time to write....

Jan 7, 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

Ethical, legal questions surrounding Pentagon initiative to freeze eggs, sperm

Ethical, legal questions surrounding Pentagon initiative to freeze eggs, sperm

A new Pentagon pilot program would pay for active duty members of the U.S. military...

Feb 5, 2016 / More »

Eastsider LA

Lost in Echo Park: Lost Grey Long Furred Cat (with some white)

Lost in Echo Park: Lost Grey Long Furred Cat (with some white)

Miss Pony went missing near her home in the back end of Echo Park/Elysian Heights...

Feb 6, 2016 / 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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