Lemon Poppyseed Bread_JamiesonVanLoan

Lemon Poppyseed Yogurt Bread »

Lemon poppyseed bread is one of those snacks (desserts?) that pops into my head and I just have to run out and buy a loaf or make it myself. Usually I choose the prior, out of sheer urgency to fulfill my craving. But this time I made it at work...

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Eat & Drink

Lincoln Pasadena

Lincoln Pasadena »

Yes, I admit I’m one of the people who drove by Christine Moore’s new restaurant, Lincoln Pasadena, three times before I found it. My chef friend, Lisa, is joining me for breakfast and is looking for the location, too. The GPS on my phone indicates that Pasadena’s newest restaurant should be...

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Kid Stuff

Difficulties with Toys? Ask Dr. Toy

Difficulties with Toys? Ask Dr. Toy »

Ever have that grandchild, nephew, niece or even your own son or daughter who’s just a wee bit picky or particular or particularly focused? Stevanne Auerbach, Ph.D., otherwise known as Dr. Toy, is hoping to help solve your dilemma. Dr. Auerbach has “dedicated a lifetime to the importance of play,...

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Home & Garden

Brown Is the New Green

Brown Is the New Green »

(Official text) “Brown is the New Green”is the new catch phrase in California and especially in Central Valley where Monrovia’s Visalia growing grounds are located. Join Nicholas Staddon as he presents some of the new and not so new Mediterranean plants that are well suited for California gardens…and knowing Nicholas,...

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Talk of Our Towns

Bulgarini Brings in the Wine »

Bulgarini Brings in the Wine

Leo Bulgarini of the famous gelato, endorsed by none other than Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic Jonathan Gold, is bringing his irresistible Italian ice creams and pairing them with wine to...

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Lookin’ In on the Holidays »

Lookin’ In on the Holidays

After the turkey has been consumed and before the mad panic of holiday shopping, allow yourself to be swept into the spirit of the season with the Holiday...

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Jordi and Co. - Event Planning and Seasonal Decor

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ADHD: An Honest List of Fears & Confessions »

ADHD: An Honest List of Fears & Confessions

1. I fear that my legacy will be an unfinished poem. like the ones that fill my notebook; I don’t want to look back and see that I...

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Creative Types

Opera, Anyone? »

Opera, Anyone?

Opera is coming to Pasadena. Firstly, Caltech engineering and literature graduate, JPL summer research fellow, pianist, vocal coach, music director, and conductor Dana Sadava. Secondly, Professor of Sciences...

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Good Deeds

Benefit Shopping »

Benefit Shopping

Buying gifts for the holidays can be a tortuous event if we are already overworked, out of time, and exhausted. But as the holidays approach with Thanksgiving in...

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Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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Meredith M. »

Meredith M.

Meet Meredith Miller. From Co-Owner of Webster’s Community Pharmacy (an Altadena staple since 1926) to owner of the new shop next door, Meredith M. Meredith and Michael Miller, former owners of the Fair Oaks Pharmacy and Soda Fountain in South Pasadena, are Altadena enthusiasts and “dedicated to revitalizing and restoring this Altadena gem to its [...]...

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Quatuor Ebène »

Quatuor Ebène

Four Frenchmen. Pierre Colombet, violin. Gabriel Le Magadure, violin. Mathieu Herzog, viola. Raphaël Merlin, violoncello. They are a string quartet. Quatuor Ebène. They’ve been described as charismatic, their playing as spellbinding. Alan Kozinn of the New York Times writes that Quatuor Ebène is “a string quartet that can easily morph into a jazz band.” Since [...]...

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A Christmas Carol Pay-What-You-Can »

A Christmas Carol Pay-What-You-Can

‘Tis the season, but wow, can it add up quickly, the bank account spinning downwards, advancing into the red. Thankfully, enjoying theater does not always need to drain your pocketbook. A Noise Within once again offers “pay what you can” tickets for all of their productions. On Wednesday, December 17th, pay what you can tickets [...]...

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Tiny Treasures IX »

Tiny Treasures IX

Whether it’s handmade ornaments, pendants, watercolors, dolls, or papier mache, the objects on display and for sale are in miniature. Cactus Gallery presents “Tiny Treasures IX” with an opening reception on Saturday, November 15th. All works are specially priced, from the very affordable $10 range to a max of $100. From the silly, lovely and [...]...

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History Buff

Mystery History No. 32 »

Mystery History No. 32Where are we? What’s happening? In the 1923 photo, right, a couple looks at a brand new car that would be raffled off for 50¢ a ticket during a Pasadena Elks Lodge carnival at the...

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What We're Reading

A Woman in White »

A Woman in WhiteWhen a mystery reader has a Brit fetish and has gorged on P.D. James, Ian Rankin, Reginald Hill, Ruth Rendell, Minette Walters, Sarah Waters, and Martha Grimes (just to name a few), where does she...

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Photo Op.

The End of the Road »

The End of the RoadIt’s fall. Our fall in Southern California, anyways, which is not much of a fall. We know; don’t remind us. We don’t need reminding, those of us who grew up with ancient trees, umbrellas of leaves like domes above our heads—brilliant, blinding yellows, rusty oranges, and smashing reds from raspberry to ruby to maroon. The...

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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

Act As If

Act As If

Act As If: Stumbling Through Hollywood with Headshot in Hand is now a book! Based...

Nov 21, 2014 / More »

Pasadena PIO

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Nov. 22 to 28

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Nov. 22 to 28

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Nov. 22, to Friday, Nov. 28. All events are free,...

Nov 21, 2014 / More »

Vroman's Blog

Author Walk of Fame Dedication and Reception!

Author Walk of Fame Dedication and Reception!

November 8 The Beginning of the Author of Fame Honoring Lisa See This was such...

Nov 18, 2014 / 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



Growing up my family reinforced the idea that I was a citizen of the United...

Nov 20, 2014 / 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

Filmweek: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1,’ ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night’ and more

Filmweek: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1,’ ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night’ and more

US director Ana Lily Amirpour poses with The Cartier Revelation Prize for ‘A girl walks...

Nov 21, 2014 / More »

Eastsider LA

Weekend Bite:  Avocado hummus at Momed

Weekend Bite: Avocado hummus at Momed

Photo by Valentina Silva/Eastside Food Bites Instagram ATWATER VILLAGE – It may look like guacamole...

Nov 22, 2014 / 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 »


European Bierfest

European Bierfest

Join Wirsthaus, German restaurant and beer garden, for their first “European Bierfest” on Saturday November 22, 2014. The festival will feature more than...

Nov 21, 2014 / More »
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