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Coq au Vin with Whole Grain Mustard & Onions »

This is my favorite chicken dish right now and one I’ve been perfecting it for a while. It can be warm and wintery but it’s not so stew-like that it won’t work for a summer night alongside a green salad. I really enjoy the way this meal tastes with quinoa,...

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Eat & Drink

Share Food. Spread Love

Share Food. Spread Love »

Jennie Cook knows it’s a busy night. And this year, Valentine’s Day falls on a Saturday. Cook asks, How will you appreciate your loved ones on the busiest restaurant night of the year? Her suggestion? Eat in the comfort of your own home with a meal prepared by expert, loving...

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Kid Stuff

Kids Cooking: U.K.-Style

Kids Cooking: U.K.-Style »

The “Fry Up.” Pan roasted thick slices of tomatoes on a plate with fried eggs with bacon—as well as sausage—and toast, maybe mushrooms. That’s the breakfast we remember eating at many a British B&B. Some morning’s we were served “chips” though never hash brown or home fries (so American!) and...

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Home & Garden

Urban Forest Survey

Urban Forest Survey »

For 24 years, the Arbor Day Foundation has designated Pasadena as a “Tree City USA.” Within the City limits, 63,500 trees are growing and under the care of the Pasadena Department of Public Works. Responsibilities include planting, small tree care, pruning, and, when necessary, removing public trees. Plantings and re-plantings...

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Talk of Our Towns

Inside the Story & Pierre Huyghe: Falling Down the Rabbit Hole »

Inside the Story & Pierre Huyghe: Falling Down the Rabbit Hole

For the Frieze Art Fair in 2011, Pierre Huyghe created and installed “Recollection.” Pierre brought in an aquarium, installed some purpley-pink coral rocks, a live hermit crab, and...

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Muse/Ique’s Liberty Conceived »

Muse/Ique’s Liberty Conceived

“We’re challenging ourselves to listen like Lincoln,” writes Muse/Ique founder, artistic director and conductor Rachael Worby. On February 8th, Muse/Ique presents “Liberty/Conceived” with Courtney B. Vance as special...

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Scribblings: Week 14 »

Scribblings: Week 14

The best gifts are perhaps the unexpected ones…and, this week, I received three. Isn’t it interesting how three gifts arrived? No doubt you have heard the expression, “good...

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Creative Types

Pasadena Int’l Film Festival: Year 2 »

Pasadena Int’l Film Festival: Year 2

Executive Director/Founder Jessica Hardin and Creative Director/Co-Founder Marco Neves are looking to fill a void. We would add, not just to fill a void but to provide a...

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Good Deeds

Women’s City Club of Pasadena »

Women’s City Club of Pasadena

The Women’s City Club of Pasadena invites interested parties to come and tour historic Blinn house, receive a complimentary drink to celebrate the club’s 70th anniversary, and learn...

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Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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Lyd & Mo Photography »

Lyd & Mo Photography

Twenty-seven North Mentor Avenue in Pasadena used to house a high-end guitar shop. What caught Lydia and Mo’s eyes was a wedding dress on display in the large picture window of Connie Tao Designs. What sealed the deal was the empty space next door. They’d found the perfect spot for Lyd & Mo Photography. When [...]...

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Events

The Whipping Man »

The Whipping Man

On April 13, 1865, the war is over and Caleb DeLeon returns home to Richmond, Virginia to find the family mansion in ruins. Surprisingly, it is being guarded by the family’s elderly house slave Simon. These two men are later joined be another family slave, young John. Officially, there are no such things as “master” [...]...

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Embracing Black History »

Embracing Black History

We begin a month of celebrating Black and African-American history. Of course, 28 days is hardly enough to learn and understand the breadth, depth, and nuance of the African experience since 19 Africans arrived in Virginia in 1619, but it’s a start. The observance—celebrating Black history and increasing the knowledge of Black history—began in 1926 [...]...

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Rosie Bowl »

Rosie Bowl

If men running and cutting, slamming and tackling are not your thing, then rather than labor through Super Bowl XLIX, maybe Rosie Bowl II will be to your liking. The Pawtriots and Sea Dogs, shelter dogs at the Pasadena Humane Society, have been committed and training hard. They will take to the “gridiron” looking for [...]...

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History Buff

Mystery History Comes to PMH: A Chat with Ann Erdman »

Mystery History Comes to PMH: A Chat with Ann ErdmanJanuary 30th marks the opening of “Mystery History,” a new exhibit at the Pasadena Museum of History. The creator or Mystery History, Ann Erdman, was kind enough to answer some questions…   HP: What drew...

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What We're Reading

The Stargazey »

The StargazeyI was looking for comfort. Easy but smart entertainment. So I turned to what I know. I returned to Martha Grimes. I was taking a walk and stopped at one of the several Little Free...

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Photo Op.

A Mood, in the Moment »

A Mood, in the MomentMeriel, Lately: Mother, wife, caregiver and friend. Artist, maker, gardener, connector, Teacher, mentor, trustee and commissioner, Walker, hiker, day-tripper–dreamer.                   “3 stops on the way home from Palm Desert, 1/11/15.”  ...

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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

My TV

My TV

More than once I’ve proudly announced mentioned that I don’t have a TV. John and...

Jan 23, 2015 / More »

Pasadena PIO

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Jan. 31 to Feb. 6

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Jan. 31 to Feb. 6

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Jan. 31, to Friday, Feb. 6.  All events are free,...

Jan 30, 2015 / More »

Vroman's Blog

February Events!!

February Events!!

Hello there. Hope everyone’s year is getting started off on the right foot. Are you...

Jan 27, 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

Sick car, so time to…

Sick car, so time to…

The car was not working.  Check engine light was on again. The car was left...

Jan 3, 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

Filmweek: ‘Black or White,’ ‘Project Almanac,’ ‘The Loft’ and more!

Filmweek: ‘Black or White,’ ‘Project Almanac,’ ‘The Loft’ and more!

(L-R) Actors Virginia Gardner, Allen Evangelista, director Dean Israelite, actors Jonny Weston and Sam Lerner...

Jan 30, 2015 / More »

Eastsider LA

It’s been a great afternoon for cloud watching

It’s been a great afternoon for cloud watching

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Jan 31, 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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