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Curried Carrot Soup »

Ingredients: 10-12 young carrots, sliced 1-2 tablespoon canola oil (or part butter if desired) 1 large onion, chopped A largish piece of ginger, minced 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon curry powder ¼ teaspoon cinnamon Dash cloves (small dash; cloves can overpower) 1 teaspoon turmeric Cayenne to taste 1 quart...

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Eat & Drink

Muir Ranch: 1st Farm-to-Table Supper of 2015

Muir Ranch: 1st Farm-to-Table Supper of 2015 »

Celebrate the spring harvest by coming to the first Muir Ranch farm-to-table supper of 2015. On June 6th, Nikki Parrish, Mud Baron, and Shirly Barrett host an evening of organic, school-grown fare, lovingly prepared and happily shared. Since the summer of 2011, two acres on the John Muir High School...

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Kid Stuff

Feather Murals, Physics & a Rubber Ducky Race

Feather Murals, Physics & a Rubber Ducky Race »

Kidspace is offering three days of Memorial fun with bird-themed activities. Match eggs (we have no idea what this means), create a feather mural, and participate in a flight-based physics experiment. While supplies last, purchase a rubber ducky from the Busy Bee Learning Store, decorate it, then join the crowd...

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Home & Garden

Backyard Chickens & Bees

Backyard Chickens & Bees »

Feel like your mornings are a bit mundane? Nothing to really pull you out of bed in the morning? How about rising to the cluck, cluck of your own backyard chickens? Envision the adventure—the steely nerves!—of having your own backyard beehive and harvesting your own honey? These and many other...

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Talk of Our Towns

CicLAvia Pasadena 2015 »

CicLAvia Pasadena 2015

Metro Los Angeles puts its money where the pedals are…Presenting, CicLAvia Pasadena, a 3.5 mile route through the heart of Old Town. Yoga and music may be found...

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From Oenology to Criminology »

From Oenology to Criminology

Northern California may be renowned for its vintages, but the state’s wine industry “actually was born near El Pueblo de Los Angeles.” Whatever one’s feelings may be about...

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Fiore Market Cafe

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The First »

The First

Cold sweat fractures sleep no place to lay burden down racism stifles dreams slights insults stick alone inside rage rattles   cannot let people down chorus of voices...

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Creative Types

Chatting with Ginko Ching Lee »

Chatting with Ginko Ching Lee

Open Studios Tour days are coming with ever-expanding locations and attractions. Co-founder Ginko Ching Lee was kind enough to answer some questions… HP: What is Open Studios? Ginko:...

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Good Deeds

Yard Lovin’ It »

Yard Lovin’ It

Toys, furniture, electronics, clothing, dishes, silverware, pots and pans, bedding, holiday decorations, books, and movies…these are some of the items available for sale at “Yard Lovin’ It,” which...

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Chinese Medical Spa »

Chinese Medical Spa

Sincere thanks to Suzanne O’Shea for her remarks about a local spa…   I just had the most amazing experience, a Chinese herbal massage (to help my poor aching feet), which lasted 90 minutes and I was treated to an intense but healing full body massage along with my foot massage. I just can’t believe [...]...

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Events

Open Market Art + Design »

Open Market Art + Design

When we’re told that 100% of proceeds go directly to the artist, we’re in one hundred percent. Now in it’s 14th year, One Colorado hosts “Open Market Art + Design” on May 24th. In the courtyard and along the alleyways, over 100 local artists—who are current students or alumni of Art Center College of Design [...]...

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Movers & Shakers à la Don Draper »

Movers & Shakers à la Don Draper

Imagine the hands of time are moving towards 8 p.m. and the sun is setting behind you, giving the San Gabriel Mountains across the valley a lavender pink glow. The evening temperature is mild, the warmth from the day mixing with the cool entrance of night, and you breath deeply, feel your shoulders relax, and [...]...

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Golden Poppies at 1905 Casa Roca »

Golden Poppies at 1905 Casa Roca

It was called a “white elephant,”¹ but for a short while Pasadena had an elevated cycleway, something cyclists and environmentalists might pine for now. Horace Dobbins invented the California Cycleway, which opened in 1900, starting at Castle Green (Hotel Green then) and continuing for about a mile, near to the newly rebuilt Raymond Hotel (1901-34). [...]...

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History Buff

Mystery History No. 35 »

Mystery History No. 35Where are we? What’s happening? In this Aug. 28, 1966, photo, federal agents from the Internal Revenue Service attach a special lock system to the door of the Pasadena Playhouse office due to nonpayment of...

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What We're Reading

Margaret Fuller: A New American Life »

Margaret Fuller: A New American LifeSarah Margaret Fuller (Marquess Ossoli) was a woman with more drive, persistence—and nouns—associated with her name than most. Margaret Fuller (1810-1850) was a scholar, intellectual, feminist, crusader, investigative journalist, critic, editor, columnist, foreign correspondent, conversationalist,...

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Photo Op.

Peafowl! »

Peafowl!Our thanks to Pasadena resident and Chorale Bel Canto member Claudia Bailey who, year to year, year after year, faithfully records the lives of the local, wild peafowl… (as in peacocks)….                                  ...

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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

Mount Wilson: Solar Telescope

Mount Wilson: Solar Telescope

The Solar Telescope at Mount Wilson is still used for studying sunspots.  Great strides have...

May 23, 2015 / More »

Pasadena PIO

Looking for Something To Do? Free Events May 23 to 29

Looking for Something To Do? Free Events May 23 to 29

Here are free events scheduled Saturday, May 23, to Friday, May 29. All events are...

May 23, 2015 / More »

Vroman's Blog

Introducing Catie Disabato!

Introducing Catie Disabato!

Hello there! We have a whole slew of really fun things popping up around the...

May 20, 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

I’m only responsible for 95% of all this clutter, I mean color

I’m only responsible for 95% of all this clutter, I mean color

…that is our bedroom. I can always tell when I have had a wide variety...

May 22, 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

Doom + gloom = Box office boom: Exploring the world of disaster flicks

Doom + gloom = Box office boom: Exploring the world of disaster flicks

(L to R) US actress Carla Gugino, Actor Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, US actress Alexandra...

May 22, 2015 / More »

Eastsider LA

Sunday Shorts: A Traveler’s Guide to Los Angeles

Sunday Shorts: A Traveler’s Guide to Los Angeles

Photo by daveynin/flickr Creative Commons 2.0 By Amy Jones Sedivy Written as an ersatz travel...

May 24, 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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