Archive for ‘June, 2010’


Pasadena PD Explorers Graduate

Pasadena PD Explorers Graduate

Pasadena Explorer Recruits graduated Saturday from the Los Angeles County Sheriff Explorer Academy.  The graduation took place at Whittier High . “These young people have shown a tremendous amount of tenacity and commitment to complete this program,” says Interim Chief of Police Christopher Vicino. “Given, the fact that they still have to maintain their grades […]

Babita Mexicuisine

Babita Mexicuisine

It looks like a dive from the outside, but inside Babita is inviting, with crisp white linens and romantic charm. But no one comes for the setting—they come for owner/chef Roberto Berrelleza’s regional Mexican cooking with a Oaxacan focus. He is a serious chef who makes seriously good Yucatecan cochinita pibil, filet mignon with a […]

Dwell on Food

Dwell on Food

This weekend’s hotter-than-hot Dwell on Design at the Los Angeles Convention Center is devoting a significant amount of time and creative energy to food, and many of our favorite experts will be speaking. The food-lover’s day is Sunday, and it’s chock-full of good stuff, including panels on sustainable seafood, modern restaurant design, food and justice, […]

Wine Tasting… and Stationery?

Wine Tasting… and Stationery?

That’s right, tonight brings a free wine tasting and educational talk at Webster’s Fine Stationers in Altadena, an event planned in partnership with neighboring (but separate) business Webster’s Liquors. Since the 4th is coming and summer is here, the focus is on wine and summer barbecues. Anne Louise Bannon and Michael Holland of OddBallGrape.com will […]

At Such Great Distance

At Such Great Distance

Already my gaze is upon the hill, the sunny one,at the end of the path which I’ve only just begun.So we are grasped, by that which we could not grasp,at such great distance, so fully manifest—and it changes us, even when we do not reach it,into something that, hardly sensing it, we already are;a sign […]

Paper Trees

Paper Trees

I’ve heard of paper being made from trees. These trees turn things around; they look like they’re made of paper. The bark peels off them in great sheets, each tree is like a writing tablet. What would I use to write with on such paper? Perhaps a bird would deign to perch on my finger […]

We cover the night

We cover the night

Actually, you guys do — here's what we're getting: A three hour blackout reported in the upper Santa Rosa area — lights came back on about 10:30 tonight.  We can't seem to raise a human at Edison to find out the cause or boundaries at this point. Reader Cheryl Harlow writes: "Filming at the corner […]

Friday afternoon burglary wave hits southeastern Altadena

Friday afternoon burglary wave hits southeastern Altadena

Altadena sheriffs confirm four burglaries or attempted break-ins this afternoon, three of them in the same southeast Altadena neighborhood Sgt. Yolanda Palomo of the Altadena Sheriff's Station said that two burglaries took place on Layton St. and one on New York Dr.  On one of the Layton burglaries, the burglar broke glass to gain access […]

Elisa B.

Elisa B.

A Pasadena favorite, Elisa B. mixes New York high style with a more relaxed West Coast vibe. With brands such as 3.1 Phillip Lim, Milly, Tibi, J Brand, Juicy, Trina Turk, Shoshanna and Rebecca Taylor, this boutique is not for the weak of checkbook—but you’ll end up with modern classics that will last far beyond […]

Pam Grier lets her hair down

Pam Grier lets her hair down

Larry talks with actress Pam Grier about her candid new memoir detailing her life and career. She shares her thoughts on being a “Blaxploitation” star, (describing herself as “Chekhov in a wet T-shirt!”), working with Roger Corman and Quentin Tarantino, remembers her relationships with Richard Pryor, Freddie Prinze and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and talks openly about […]

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