Archive for ‘April, 2010’


Lyla at 70

Lyla at 70

Last Sunday 100 or so of Lyla White’s nearest and dearest celebrated her birthday at a big backyard party at the home of Ann and Robert Hamilton. The former executive director of the Pasadena Playhouse has friends in high and low places, and they all came out to roast and toast. All Saints Rector Emeritus […]

Show Us a Sticker, Win a Book!

Show Us a Sticker, Win a Book!

We at EAT: Los Angeles recently sent stickers to every café, food shop, restaurant, pub, taqueria, coffeehouse, wine bar, bakery, pizzeria and wine shop in the book, and they’re starting to pop up in windows all over town. If a place has a sticker in the window, then we personally recommend it. In the last […]

The Second Coming of Euro Pane

The Second Coming of Euro Pane

After months of rumors and changing plans, Pasadena’s goddess baker Sumi Chang has quietly opened a new, larger offshoot of her Euro Pane Bakery & Café in the new building right across Colorado from the Paseo. It’s not officially open until May 1, but you can stop by now for a coffee, a pastry and/or […]

Comedy Congress

Comedy Congress

It’s that time again; everyone’s favorite congress is back in session. Returning with brand new clips from our beloved elected officials, Patt Morrison brings you the type of comedy that only your tax dollars could pay for. Our comics riff on everything from revolutionary health care ideas, why Arnold hates taxes, and why you should […]

Hunevan’s novel approach to gardening

Hunevan’s novel approach to gardening

The LA Times Garden Blog takes a look at the garden of Altadena novelist (and our old seminary running buddy) Michelle Hunevan.  The takeaway for us: after buying a weed-infested lot, she buried it under  a 10-in. layer of horse manure, which cooked the weeds dead and matured into a formidable planting medium.  We give […]

Carol Burnett reminisces

Carol Burnett reminisces

You might know her best as Norma Desmond, Starlett O’Hara or Eunice Higgins, but those ladies have long since left the stage. Their creator, Carol Burnett, pulls back the curtain on the hilarious and frustrating moments in her acting career, and some of the personal trials and triumphs she encountered along the way in her […]

Summer of Song

Summer of Song

A while ago we profiled Sierra Madre principal and musical theatre maven Gayle Bluemel; now we’re back to sing her praises again, because it’s time to sign up for her Pasadena Musical Theatre summer program. Subtitled “You need more drama,” the intensive and intensely fun six-week program covers acting, voice, dance and stagecraft, culminating in […]

At Least I Don’t Have Twelve Toes

At Least I Don’t Have Twelve Toes

I’m willing to spend a little on shoes because if I don’t, my feet put up a fuss. (I’ll cut corners in just about any area but this one.) But I’m about to give up. I’ve been looking and walking and shopping and walking and walking and my dogs are sore! (and I don’t mean […]

Incantation

Incantation

Hope is the thing with feathersThat perches in the soul,And sings the tune without the words,And never stops at all. –Emily Dickinson Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

The Teen Commandments Next Gen

The Teen Commandments Next Gen

Those of you that have been following along since the early day of Satellite Sisters know that my sister Julie wrote a popular essay for our book Satellite Sisters UnCommon Senses called The Teen Commandments. In that piece, Julie imparted her wisdom on raising teenagers. At the time of the book’s publication, I had toddlers […]

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