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Dear Santa & Tree Lighting

Dear Santa & Tree Lighting
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Just as the Pasadena Jaycees are looking for volunteers to read and sort the letters to Santa, remember that kids have to write to Santa! The stipulations are as follows: the letter must be legible (good luck) and in the child’s own words (no coaching). Letters should be mailed to Santa Claus who currently resides […]

Haven: $$ for Sandy Relief

Haven: $$ for Sandy Relief

On Tuesday, November 20th, Haven Gastropub +Brewery is having a 15-hour fundraising marathon and will donate 100% of the profits to the Red Cross to aide in Hurricane Sandy relief. “This tragedy has national implications and affects all of us. Our staff will be donating their time along with their gratuities to raising funds for the hurricane relief […]

Frozen by Carla Tomaso

Frozen by Carla Tomaso

Imagine Joan Crawford-turned-Frankenstein-reborn-as-Honey Boo Boo. Only then will you begin to understand the monster at the center of Frozen, the story of a woman who must reanimate her cryogenically frozen, narcissistic mother and raise her from childhood. Elizabeth is determined to re-raise horrible Helen to be the mom she deserves, but her mother-turned-daughter is worse […]

Honoring Veterans

Honoring Veterans

Thirty narratives tell the story. In the Shadow of Greatness: Voices of Leadership, Sacrifice, and Service from America’s Longest War is a Los Angeles Times bestselling book written and edited primarily by graduates of the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2002. The emphasis is personal stories of military veterans since the events of September 11th. […]

Book Party at Little Flower

Book Party at Little Flower

Buttermilk pretzel rolls. Goddess salad. Brown-butter shortbread. If you have not been to Little Flower, the café on Pasadena’s western edge of Colorado Boulevard, then you have not been fortunate enough to try those creations. They, and many more just as beloved, are featured in owner/chef Christine Moore’s new cookbook, Little Flower: Recipes from the […]

How You Can Celebrate Vulture Awareness Day

How You Can Celebrate Vulture Awareness Day

We’re guessing you were previously unaware that September 1 is Vulture Awareness Day. Now that you know, the question is: How can you mark the occasion? Although first you might wonder why you should mark it at all. We can answer that—or rather, the answer comes from Pasadenan Diane Lang, author of the new children’s […]

News & Notes from Elysian Valley, Glassell Park & Silver Lake

News & Notes from Elysian Valley, Glassell Park & Silver Lake

Broken Stairs, El Sereno Elysian Valley residents want naked bike riders covered up. LAist Coroner to investigate infant death in Glassell Park after homicide ruled out. Patch Report disputes LAPD explanation for increase in police shootings. L.A. Times Silver Lake residents split over digging vs. draining at the Silver Lake Reservoir.  L.A. Times & Previously […]

Music abounding

Music abounding

To say I was absorbed in my prep for my talk is a little like saying Jello can be jiggly.  It was great to share the talk and being a Reader at the Huntington allows me access to great resources.  But there is so much going in Pasadena it’s hard not to transition from the […]

Summer bursts into bloom in an East L.A. garden

Summer bursts into bloom in an East L.A. garden

Photos by Aurelio Jose Barrera After planting a row of sunflower seeds in late March, photographer Aurelio Jose Barrera enjoyed the results this week when the flowers began blooming in his East Los Angeles garden.  While Barrera enjoyed in the colors, the bees enjoyed  the pollen. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Found: Echo Park pup without a chip or collar

Found: Echo Park pup without a chip or collar

Submitted by R. Keszek I found the sweetest dog this evening hiding in a corner behind the house of a dog I was visiting for a walk. He doesn’t have a chip or collar and he doesn’t look like he was well taken care of so I’m actually not really interested in trying to track […]

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