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Tzatziki

Michelle’s Tzatziki (Greek Yogurt) Sauce »

Those Greeks got it goin’ on in the food department. I mean seriously: the olives, the meats, the vegetables; pita dipped in the most delicious sauces… which brings us to this month’s recipe from my house to yours. As the rest of the country is sliding into fall, here in the foothills...

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Eat & Drink

Cookbook Swap at Altadena Farmers’ Market

Cookbook Swap at Altadena Farmers’ Market »

Joseph Shuldiner of the Institute of Domestic Technology is partnering with the Altadena Farmers’ Market on October 1st, to present the inaugural Fall Cookbook Swap. Every type of cuisine-related books are welcome: cookbooks, cooking reference books, and even food memoirs. Whatever number of books are donated are the number that one...

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Kid Stuff

Stomp Rockets, Monster Mug Shots & Bubble Artists

Stomp Rockets, Monster Mug Shots & Bubble Artists »

Partnering with the citywide AxS Festival that runs through October 5th, Kidspace is working the “curiosity” theme by inviting kids “to investigate Newton’s third law with stomp rockets, experiment with paper airplanes, and explore the principles of flight with kite creation. Tuesday, October 7th, is Family Night: Explore legends and myths...

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Home & Garden

State of the Mulch

State of the Mulch »

Do you want more high-quality mulch more easily? Who wouldn’t? Mulch for the People (MFTP), a project of Transition Pasadena, has organized a public meeting for arborists, homeowners, and the City of Pasadena to consider ideas and voice concerns regarding mulch and to develop a program for making mulch more...

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Talk of Our Towns

Singing Scientists »

Singing Scientists

Have you heard the singing scientists? Fifty-three JPLers gather every Wednesday evening to rehearse under the tutelage of Donald Brinegar, the Pasadena Symphony’s Director of Choruses. These men...

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Girl Friday Book Club »

Girl Friday Book Club

Common Thread Studio wants you to “exercise your creativity.” How about “Sip and Sew” on October 17th, where the Japanese art of tie-dyeing called Shibori may be learned...

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Jordi and Co. - Event Planning and Seasonal Decor

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Cheers to Mr. & Mrs. Nails »

Cheers to Mr. & Mrs. Nails

Bleakness took its final breaths. Bowed gracefully from my life asyou stepped smiling in. Your lack of punctuation meant something, andI finally understood the significance of rosy-cheeked. It is...

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Creative Types

MANN Handmade »

MANN Handmade

While doing background research for “Masterpieces and Ballrooms,” we delved into the world of Xiem Clay Center, deeper and deeper, until we found ceramist Sharon Mann. She was...

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Good Deeds

Honoring the Fallen »

Honoring the Fallen

Some of you may know that I serve on the Citizen Support Group for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Center in Pasadena—2nd Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, commonly known...

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Darrel Done
Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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Xiem »

Xiem

When he was 14 years old, Kevin Xiem Nguyen fled Vietnam in a boat with his parents and five siblings. They became lost at sea with no food or water. Eventually they were rescued and in 1986, arrived in Orange County. Kevin’s first job was to learn English he told Susan Heeger in “The Shape of Things [...]...

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Events

Festival of Fall: Taste the Gourmet »

Festival of Fall: Taste the Gourmet

Gale’s Restaurant, Claud & Co., Green Street Restaurant, El Cholo Cafe, Trattoria Neapolis, Seco New American, Bella Sera Trattoria in Monrovia, and Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse are a few of the eateries who will be providing gourmet tastes at the Festival of Fall on October 5th, to benefit Ability First nonprofit. San Antonio Winery, Loring Wine, [...]...

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It’s Tweet Treats…and All That Jazz »

It’s Tweet Treats…and All That Jazz

This is the first year of this event and we think it’s a fun idea. Gardeners and architects—actually, officially, the Pasadena Community Gardens and the Pasadena & Foothill Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (what a mouthful!)—are partnering to raise money for architectural scholarships and water-wise plants in the community garden by hosting “Tweet Treats…and All [...]...

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Holiday Candlelight 2014 »

Holiday Candlelight 2014

We know it’s appalling, exasperating, and plain yucky to be promoting a Christmas event when we haven’t even celebrated Halloween, which is antithetical to the spirit of the holiday, but tickets for the Pasadena Symphony‘s Holiday Candlelight concert are already a third sold. So we’re spreading the word early, especially to those who have yet to experience this [...]...

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History Buff

Limited Use, Discard Thereafter: Finding Pasadena’s Past in Old Receipts »

Limited Use, Discard Thereafter: Finding Pasadena’s Past in Old ReceiptsRarely do I save grocery receipts. As soon as possible, I shred and recycle those slick strips of white thermal paper that some magical tabulating machine generated with a click and a whir and a...

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What We're Reading

The Circle »

The CircleI’m a little late to the party on this book, and it’s maddeningly shallow, but what a lucid, fast take on a timely, important subject. Extremely readable, if it weren’t for a few graphic sex...

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Photo Op.

Morning by Janice »

Morning by JaniceThank you to Vicki Laidig for spreading the word and thank you to Janice Corsino for sharing her photographs. Dear HP Reader: “Photo Op” is for you. A place to enjoy a visual moment, maybe with a little explanation or a little story, maybe a memory. If you have pictures from around San Gabriel Valley, of...

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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

Freebies

Freebies

Blog friends have been my online support through thick and thin. I think you’ve all...

Oct 1, 2014 / More »

Pasadena PIO

Mystery History

Mystery History

Where are we? And what’s happening? The first person to guess correctly will win lunch...

Sep 30, 2014 / More »

Vroman's Blog

NEW! Art on the Stairwell by Debbi K. Swanson Patrick!

NEW! Art on the Stairwell by Debbi K. Swanson Patrick!

We have a fabulous new Artist on the Stairwell to introduce to you! We will...

Sep 30, 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

Stage one, grade one – good news when it comes to cancer

Stage one, grade one – good news when it comes to cancer

Thanks all for your caring.  Back home.  Focusing on healing by resting this week. Surgery...

Sep 28, 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

Fall is in the air, MLB playoffs are in the parks and MVP is up for debate

Fall is in the air, MLB playoffs are in the parks and MVP is up for debate

Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches during the first inning against the...

Sep 30, 2014 / More »

Eastsider LA

Bulletin Board: Little Echoes, Echo Park Moms Group

Bulletin Board: Little Echoes, Echo Park Moms Group

Submitted by Little Echoes The Little Echoes moms group is a group for local mommies...

Sep 30, 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 »

Eat-LA

Auntie Em’s Cookbook Signing at The Last Bookstore

Auntie Em’s Cookbook Signing at The Last Bookstore

The Last Bookstore is thrilled to host Terri Wahl, LA-based musician and chef-owner of the popular Eagle Rock restaurant Auntie Em’s Kitchen this Thursday,...

Sep 29, 2014 / More »
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