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Corn & Kale Quiche »

I am not a fan of waste. I try to use whatever produce I have in the fridge before going out to buy more. So this morning I had an old(er) onion, kale, a few grape tomatoes and a corn on the cob. I also had a bunch of eggs...

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Eat & Drink

Crafting Cocktails

Crafting Cocktails »

For 50 clams guests will sip and taste their way through an evening that sounds informative and delicious. Now, retaining this information is the sole responsibility of the individual… On Thursday, July 31st, Trattoria Neapolis presents “Craft Cocktails,” the first class in a 3-part series, which will benefit Pasadena’s AIDS Service Center. “Students” will listen,...

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Kid Stuff

Scavenger Hunt! & Parks After Dark

Scavenger Hunt! & Parks After Dark »

Hey, teens: Ready to put down the cell phone, click off Netflix and Hulu, and stretch your legs and minds? Teens age 11 to 17 are invited to a “truly epic” scavenger hunt at the Altadena Library on July 31st. Whether the hunt takes you scrambling around the library grounds...

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Home & Garden

Succulent Tablescapes

Succulent Tablescapes »

Down those great little side alleys off of One Colorado in Old Town, sits Botany Flowers. This weekend Crunchy Crafters join forces with Botany Flowers in Pasadena (they also have a shop in Santa Monica) for a workshop on “living art.” Elegant, well-balanced, and durable are the words used to...

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Talk of Our Towns

La Casita del Arroyo: Grand Reopening »

La Casita del Arroyo: Grand Reopening

As early as 1917, the Pasadena Garden Club was looking to engage with the beautification and restoration (after forest fires) of the Arroyo Seco. There seems to be...

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“Chalk It Up” »

“Chalk It Up”

Number of stores and services: 282 Number of floors: 2 Total retail floor space: 1,300,000 square feet. What’s Up? Regarding all the first floor common area—now stripped down and...

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The Juggler »

The Juggler

The Juggler by Cheryl Klein Every night, Amalia Reyna prayed to Saint Julian to make her reborn. As whom or what, she didn’t know, so that was part...

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Creative Types

Désirée Zamorano »

Désirée Zamorano

From its shocking opening to its dream-like ending, Désirée Zamorano’s The Amado Women dishes out secrets, lies, and hurts as fast as we can gobble them up.  This is how...

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Good Deeds

Pesky Red Swamp Crayfish »

Pesky Red Swamp Crayfish

There are a lot of acronyms involved in this story, like MRT, OBA, and NPS. These are the “big dogs” behind 5 Pasadena students, and many other volunteers, who...

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Gilly Flowers in Old Pasadena »

Gilly Flowers in Old Pasadena

What started as a one man flower stand on the streets of Silver Lake grew into a walk-in storefront in sunset junction with over 14 years of experience… After starting in the Echo Park/Silver Lake area, Gilly Flowers & Events has opened a new shop in Old Pasadena on Colorado Boulevard just east of Raymond [...]...

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Events

Upstream & Dustbowl Revival »

Upstream & Dustbowl Revival

The Dustbowl Revival is a Venice, California-based collective that merges old school bluegrass, gospel, jug-band, swamp blues and the hot swing of the 1930’s to form a spicy roots cocktail. Known for their inspired live sets, the Dustbowl Revival boldly brings together many styles of traditional American music. Imagine Old Crow Medicine Show meeting Louis [...]...

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Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns »

Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns

It may be late July, soon to be early August, and the temperatures are rising and we’re all a bit grumpy, but get ready to smile. Because who can’t smile when confronted with five thousand—yes, 5,000—jack o’lanterns? We primarily love Halloween because of the carved pumpkin-lit with a candle-glowing in the dark-element (though, yes, the [...]...

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Cluster-Cluck »

Cluster-Cluck

Calling all chicken enthusiasts! There’s going to be a “Cluster-Cluck” next Saturday. The next installment in our Food for Thought series, this session is organized by member-owner Cynthia Frederick but will serve as a meet-up social for all fanciers of feathered friends. Come share your chicken and egg-related tips, experiences, and recipes! (Courtesy of Ginko Ching [...]...

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History Buff

Come Home Instantly! Part 2 »

Come Home Instantly! Part 2One hundred years ago this summer, as told in Part 1 of “Come Home Instantly,” the Fenyes and Curtin families of Pasadena, California, went abroad on a European vacation. They traveled together across the Atlantic...

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What We're Reading

The Elegance of the Hedgehog »

The Elegance of the HedgehogMadame Michel, the concierge at an exclusive hotel particuliere in Paris, believes the rich people she serves think her ugly and dull. She’s wrong. They don’t notice her at all. Madame Michel, in Muriel Barbery’s...

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Pasties & Pies »

Pasties & PiesIt’s a bit out of the way and one must appreciate that running into patience-depriving traffic is a given for 23 hours out of every 24, but if you ever find yourself in Long Beach and are pining for a pàsty or pie, we’d suggest Pásty Bakery on Pine Avenue just north of Broadway. We...

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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

Guest Author: Désirée Zamorano

Guest Author: Désirée Zamorano

Désirée Zamorano has been a guest author here before. Her new novel is just out,...

Jul 25, 2014 / More »

Pasadena PIO

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events July 26 to Aug. 1

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events July 26 to Aug. 1

Here are events scheduled Saturday, July 26, to Friday, Aug 1.All events are free, so...

Jul 25, 2014 / More »

Vroman's Blog

Vacation Reading | a post by Allison Hill

Vacation Reading | a post by Allison Hill

Today’s post comes to you from Allison Hill, CEO & President of Vroman’s Bookstore and...

Jul 23, 2014 / More »

JPL Blog

Dawn’s Downward Spiral to Reveal New World Views

Dawn’s Downward Spiral to Reveal New World Views

By Marc Rayman As NASA’s Dawn spacecraft makes its journey to its second target, the...

Jul 1, 2014 / More »

A Pasadena Latina

63 and 39 equals a lot of life and love

63 and 39 equals a lot of life and love

Pete and Nellie Martinez, 1951 63 years ago my parents were married at La Placita....

Jul 29, 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

Putting the UCLA water main break in context

Putting the UCLA water main break in context

Water covers the court inside the Pauley Pavilion after a broken water main flooded the...

Jul 30, 2014 / More »

Eastsider LA

Storefront Report:  Silver Lake salon offers a modern take on the classic barbershop

Storefront Report: Silver Lake salon offers a modern take on the classic barbershop

Photo courtesy Southpaw SILVER LAKE — After seeing more male customers walk through their doors,...

Jul 30, 2014 / More »

Glimpses of S. Pas.

So Many Things to See in Only 3 Square Miles…

So Many Things to See in Only 3 Square Miles…

Here are just a few of my glimpses of South Pasadena.  Please see the post...

Jul 21, 2014 / More »

Eat-LA

Tasting Kitchen

Tasting Kitchen

WHY An elegant Lucques-meets-Portland gem with an ever-changing selection of inspired, intensely flavored but not at all fussy creations, ranging from delicate market...

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