Mangiamo

Lemon Ricotta Flaxseed Pancakes »

Sundays are meant for pancakes. And crossword puzzles and Netflix. But more importantly, pancakes. These lemon ricotta flaxseed pancakes are delicious and a nice change to the bisquik-style pancakes. They are creamy with a subtle lemon flavor. I made a double batch so I could have extra batter for the...

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Eat & Drink

Red Vines Concoctions @ Twohey’s

Red Vines Concoctions @ Twohey’s »

Some things you just can’t make up: Red Vines brand ambassadors are climbing into a VW retro-style bus “to promote the California Collection on its Red Vines Made in America Tour.” Okay, then! And to coincide with the arrival of said ambassadors into Southern California, Twohey’s iconic restaurant in Alhambra...

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Kid Stuff

Scaling the Big Trucks

Scaling the Big Trucks »

Do you remember being a 3½ foot 5-year-old? Besides playing with your friends, your toys, or the family dog, your days were about looking up. Looking up at your parents, your teacher, the tree branch you wanted to reach, even the dang sink! Dreaming of the time you’d no longer...

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Home & Garden

The Art of the Garden & Botanical Exploration

The Art of the Garden & Botanical Exploration »

Two attractive options this weekend for botanical fans… The Art of the Garden Tour & Not Just Roses! A Botanical Exploration of Pasadena   Art of the Garden is a self-guided tour with 5 private gardens available for viewing in Sierra Madre, Altadena, and Pasadena. From farmhouse to formal, midcentury...

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Talk of Our Towns

Karol’s Sneak Peek: 2017 Showcase House »

Karol’s Sneak Peek: 2017 Showcase House

A tease and a taste. Karol Franks has walked the halls, rooms, and grounds of this year’s Showcase House of Design. She has a masterful photographer’s eye and we’re delighted...

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It’s Time to Go to Heaven. Bungalow Heaven. »

It’s Time to Go to Heaven. Bungalow Heaven.

The 28th Annual Bungalow Heaven Home Tour is April 30th. There’s something cozy and magical about strolling down the walkway—no street, no cars in sight—with tidy lawns and entry...

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Passings »

Passings

The summer was just starting yet like a fast ride it was over. The man and the woman arrived at the end; everywhere they sensed the night blooms...

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Creative Types

In Conversation with Ozomatli’s Raul Pacheco »

In Conversation with Ozomatli’s Raul Pacheco

The first time we heard Ozomatli was at Farnsworth Park’s small amphitheater in the foothills of Altadena. It was magical from the first note played. The crowd—mostly parents with the...

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Good Deeds

“Off the Wall” Art to Benefit the Armory »

“Off the Wall” Art to Benefit the Armory

The Armory Center for the Arts auction ends April 21 at noon PST. The “Off the Wall” Gala will be held the following evening. Proceeds from the online...

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Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

You Better Shop Around

Shopping Galore At Jackalope Arts »

Shopping Galore At Jackalope Arts

It’s year two of the Jackalope Art Fair spring event. Over the weekend, April 29-30, Sara Vausbinder once again gathers over 200 vendors for a “weekend shopping destination.” Artists, artisans, and crafters present home decor, housewares, art and photography, fashion and jewelry, and ceramics and paper goods. Jackalope Arts is a fun way to spend a few hours […]...

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Events

POP! Comedy »

POP! Comedy

For a moment, artist Scott Gandell had a shop down on Fair Oaks in South Pasadena (where we met him). Since 2014, he’s been located in Eagle Rock, founding Pop Secret Gallery where he seems to have found a neighborhood in which to manifest his idea of an eclectic, varied, and creative store, gallery, classroom, and performance venue. […]...

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Earth Day: Festival, Celebration, March & Ride »

Earth Day: Festival, Celebration, March & Ride

Perhaps this year, Earth Day is more paramount than ever. And there’s no shortage of activities… Friday, April 21: Bike-In Movie Free screening of the movie “Bikes vs Cars”. Ride your bike to the event for that Drive-In Theater feeling. Bring your own picnic. Bikes vs Cars is a documentary about the bike and what […]...

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BAD GIRLS & Outcasts »

BAD GIRLS & Outcasts

Sandra Mastroianni knows scores of artists and, lucky for us, they create unique pieces for her diverse exhibitions. She embraces themes that make us smile simply by reading their titles and eager to see the artists’ interpretations: Tiny Treasures, Beastly Beings, Birdly Delights, ¡Loteria!, Communing with the Ancestors, Sticks and Stones, and Over the Moon and Under the Stars. Opening at […]...

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History Buff

Castle Green, Historic Architecture on Mother’s Day »

Castle Green, Historic Architecture on Mother’s DayNeed a Mother’s Day idea? Take mom on an architectural self-tour at historic Castle Green for Mother’s Day. On May 14, guests to Castle Green can tour one of Pasadena’s most iconic locations: the Moorish and...

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What We're Reading

Poetry & Cookies »

Poetry & CookiesMalware found me one prolific night. Stole my words, my voice, my malapropisms, illiterating them from memory yet holding them for ransom, for real. Pay in bit coins the red pop-up page demanded, by a...

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Photo Op.

Claudia & Suzanne Visit the Huntington »

Claudia & Suzanne Visit the HuntingtonTwo Sequoyah School parents we know, Claudia Bailey and artist Suzanne O’Shea, went on separate occasions for an outing at the Huntington. We hope you feast on their pictures and plan your next visit! Huntington Library & Botanical Gardens 1151 Oxford Rd., San Marino 91108 Hours: Wednesday-Monday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission: $23-$25, adults; $10-$21, seniors...

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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

Onward Upward Forward Through

Onward Upward Forward Through

Remember Zen Monday? This was #37 from 2009, a photo taken of me by my husband,...

Mar 25, 2016 / More »

Pasadena PIO

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events April 22 to 28

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events April 22 to 28

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

Apr 21, 2017 / More »

Vroman's Blog

Festival of Books Recap (with Photos)!

Festival of Books Recap (with Photos)!

We did it! We’re a little sore, a little sunburned and totally exhausted! But we had...

Apr 24, 2017 / 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

Gracias, Tierra Madre and Juliet Gordon Lowe

Gracias, Tierra Madre and Juliet Gordon Lowe

The sun has just risen over the urban treeline.  I sit in the shed and...

Apr 22, 2017 / 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

AirTalk asks: For Coachella attendees, how do you approach drug use?

AirTalk asks: For Coachella attendees, how do you approach drug use?

Rufus Du Sol performs at the Do LaB during day 3 of the 2017 Coachella...

Apr 24, 2017 / More »

Eastsider LA

Kite Fest flies high above El Sereno

Kite Fest flies high above El Sereno

Eli Villa, of Los Angeles, flies his kite with DTLA in the background | Aurelio...

Apr 24, 2017 / More »

Glimpses of S. Pas.

Joy Ride Through South Pasadena

Joy Ride Through South Pasadena

Take a joyride with me through South Pas… and marvel at all the vintage cars....

Feb 23, 2017 / 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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