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Nectarine Sauce with Limoncello & Lavender »

Happy August! Stone fruit is in its full glory and this is a quick and easy dessert that can stand alone or go atop vanilla ice cream or fresh whipped cream. It also pairs well with my favorite lemon curd tart! Impress your friends with the sultry summer flavors of...

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Eat & Drink

Vegetarian Dinners, Meat Lovers & Black Squid

Vegetarian Dinners, Meat Lovers & Black Squid »

There are 7 Continents and 7 Oceans on the globe. There are 7 Colors in the rainbow and 7 Notes on the musical scale. There is a pattern of 7 Stars, which are guiding stars (The Big Dipper) and there are 7 Objects in the solar system that are visible...

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Kid Stuff

Parks After Dark

Parks After Dark »

South Pasadena hosts “Park After Dark” on Tuesday, August 4th at Orange Grove Park in South Pasadena. Food trucks, a video game truck, inflatables, and a face painter will keep kids busy, full, and laughing. Local community entities, such as the South Pasadena Fire and Police Departments will be on...

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Home & Garden

Inter-City Cactus

Inter-City Cactus »

The folks who have cactus water in their veins (i.e., a passion for the cacti) are joining together with the Cactus and Succulent societies of Los Angeles, Long Beach, and San Gabriel Valley to show, talk about, judge, award, and sell cacti at the Inter-City Cactus Show & Sale on...

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Talk of Our Towns

Van Leeuwen for Our Dog Days of Summer »

Van Leeuwen for Our Dog Days of Summer

New York Magazine gives it a critic rating of 5 out of 5 and says the ice cream appeals to the “impulsive tot who dashes out into traffic...

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Planet Bernstein: Rewriting the Rules for Jazz »

Planet Bernstein: Rewriting the Rules for Jazz

Swing, jive, feel alive. Muse/Ique artistic director and conductor Rachel Worby is taking Leonard Bernstein to another level during a jam session on August 8th with Dee Dee...

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Fiore Market Cafe

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What Am I? »

What Am I?

What Am I? by Anne Volmeran   I am from the future and since it is nothing more than a big mystery, I can dream about it as...

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Creative Types

Kate Tripping to Good Luck Gallery in Chinatown »

Kate Tripping to Good Luck Gallery in Chinatown

Painter and assemblage artist Kate Carvellas took a day trip to Chinatown, visiting Good Luck Gallery to see the latest exhibit, mixed media works by Andrew Frieder. She...

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Good Deeds

Wiggle Your Waggle 2015 »

Wiggle Your Waggle 2015

As of this writing, 271 animals—cats, dogs, bunnies, hamsters, snakes, guinea pigs, turtles, and a cockatiel—are being sheltered at the Pasadena Humane Society. They’ve been welcomed, cleaned, checked...

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Illuminate »

Illuminate

by Holly Boruck Director, Surrogate Gallery Projects Exhibit curator, “Illuminate”   I love the word, ‘Illuminate’. It carries with it a richly diverse range of meaning from referencing deeper existential investigations to simply brightening a space with light. The definition of ‘illuminate’ is associated with discovery, celebration, enlightenment, and acts that clarify, explain and elucidate. […]...

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Events

IWOSC Reads Its Own »

IWOSC Reads Its Own

We were delighted to hear from Flo Selfman, President of Independent Writers of Southern California… Twice a year IWOSC presents a special FREE event – “IWOSC Reads its Own” – a spellbinding afternoon of eclectic, eccentric, and exemplary works – from poems to true stores to hilarious monologues and beyond, read aloud by distinguished IWOSC scribes. […]...

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The Tempest & Merry Wives »

The Tempest & Merry Wives

On a rise the stage is set. On the grass, the chairs are settles, the blankets spread. Suddenly the wind shifts and the ocean begins to roll and froth. No, this isn’t watching an incoming storm along our dramatic coast, but the opening scene of Shakespeare’s Tempest. Shakespeare by the Sea arrives, once again, for […]...

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Scare L.A. in Pasadena »

Scare L.A. in Pasadena

It may be hitting the mid-90s and a far cry from the cooler fall temps in late fall when we dress up as blood suckers, princesses, and pirates, but it’s time to have a Halloween-immersion in August at Scare L.A. Scare L.A. calls the weekend-long event a “season teaser” with “haunt entertainment professionals” meaning designers, […]...

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History Buff

Mystery History No. 40 »

Mystery History No. 40What is this? Where are we? I stumped everybody this week. In this 1884 photo, workers begin construction of the Hotel Raymond on Bacon Hill (later renamed Raymond Hill), the top of which had been...

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What We're Reading

Tommy Lasorda’s “My Way” »

Tommy Lasorda’s “My Way”Tommy Lasorda believed that winning wasn’t about being the best, but about believing you are the best.¹ In My Way, Colin Gunderson, who worked for the Los Angeles Dodgers for 13 years, leads readers through...

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Photo Op.

Temecula Balloon Festival »

Temecula Balloon FestivalImagine 40-50 “gentle giants” transforming from 2,500 cubic meters of fabric into full-blown hot air balloons, then—along with the rising sun—launching into the sky. Karol Franks attended this year’s Temecula Valley’s Balloon & Wine Festival at the end of May and kindly shares her photos, both untouched and photo-shopped to airlift us back in time,...

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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

Mark Piscitelli Men’s Fashions

Mark Piscitelli Men’s Fashions

I got an email from Salvatore (Tore) Piscitelli, inviting me to come and take pictures...

Jul 30, 2015 / More »

Pasadena PIO

Looking for Something To Do? Free Events Aug. 1 to 7

Looking for Something To Do? Free Events Aug. 1 to 7

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Aug. 1, to Friday, Aug. 7.All events are free, so...

Jul 31, 2015 / More »

Vroman's Blog

Ready for a Space-y Summer

Ready for a Space-y Summer

by Rebecca I don’t know about you, but I had been on the edge of...

Aug 2, 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

After and Before

After and Before

Been pretty busy lately.  Will share more of the details soon. In the meantime, yesterday...

Jul 28, 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

Debating whether occupational licensing does more harm than good

Debating whether occupational licensing does more harm than good

Staff Sgt. Michell Caldwell, 28, works with an occupational therapist at the new high tech...

Aug 3, 2015 / More »

Eastsider LA

 Fear the Walking Dead brings Hollywood zombies to El Sereno … or is that Vancouver?

 Fear the Walking Dead brings Hollywood zombies to El Sereno … or is that Vancouver?

Wilson High doubles as Paul R. Williams High in Fear The Walking Dead EL SERENO...

Aug 3, 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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