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News & Notes From Boyle Heights, El Sereno, Glassell Park & Silver Lake

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, El Sereno, Glassell Park & Silver Lake

Apartment Complex, Atwater Village | Photo by Robert Larson/Flickr Cal State trustees vote to raise tuition 5% if voters fail to pass tax hike. L.A. Times Architect Richard Neutra’s Silver Lake office now being leased at $7,200 a month. Curbed L.A. Glassell Park to clean up.  CD 13 Fire damages Boyle Heights storefront church. EGP [...]

Should highly skilled immigrants get preferential treatment?

Should highly skilled immigrants get preferential treatment?

BEIJING, CHINA – OCTOBER 14: (CHINA OUT) Visitors inquire about schools of USA, UK and other countries at the 2006 China Education Expo on October 14, 2006 in Beijing, China. The fair has attracted over 450 colleges, universities, schools and institutions from about 30 countries and regions present. Chinese students have become popular student source [...]

Bar Keeper

Bar Keeper

WHY When you need not just one kind of absinthe spoon, but several. WHAT Given his name (and his gregarious personality), it was probably destiny that Joe Keeper would someday open a store called Bar Keeper. In the Sunset Junction ‘hood that is Silver Lake’s foodie bull’s-eye, he’s put together a drinker’s head shop of [...]

Not to be…

Not to be…

There’s a rumor out there that I’m running for office.   I did run for PUSD school board in 2007. I loved hearing concerns from a broad group of folks who care about our students and their schools.  It was great getting support from lots of folks like Sole Teramae former students like Kim Perkins [...]

Vroom Vroom

Vroom Vroom

I’m still tickled by all the old cars cruising around South Pas. Every time I think I’ve seen them all, a new one shows up. I mean an old one. A new old one. Oh, you get what I mean… Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

The College-Bound Chronicles Podcast: Advice for Parents embarking on the College Admissions Process

The College-Bound Chronicles Podcast: Advice for Parents embarking on the College Admissions Process

Click here to like our Facebook page and join in on the conversation. We'd love to hear your thoughts, answer questions and get your advice.     Introducing The College-Bound Chronicles! A podcast series for parents in the midst of the college admissions process with their children. Advice and information from the parent perspective with [...]

Camelot Where You Are, #6

Camelot Where You Are, #6

Today’s entry is from Lauren, otherwise known as LOLfromPasa. Yes, she lives in England and yes, she’s from Pasadena! You can find her at Today Around Coventry Daily Photo. I recognized this imposing castle immediately. Here’s what Lauren says about it: “Had to be Warwick Castle. For me….Camelot is just up that garden path.” I’m [...]

Recovery time

Recovery time

We were in a car accident on the way back from school this morning (we’re OK, the car isn’t), so we’re declaring a work holiday to handle everything that implies! Should be back at it tomorrow. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Who Is It?

Who Is It?

Who ran up and down the fence until we were past? Who barked at Boz until he had a Mohawk? Who (apparently) had his way with a slipper? Who growled viciously to let me know what fer? Who got all cuddly and waggy when the camera pointed his way? Read the Full Story at Pasadena [...]

Missing cat: Roo on Palm

Missing cat: Roo on Palm

Mary writes: We are quite heartbroken over here at [1200 block ]Palm Street because our beloved Roo, a female grey striped tabby, only 10 months old, got out and has been missing since yesterday (Saturday, March 12) morning. She’s a very curious cat and could have just found her way into someone’s house. She was [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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