Archive for ‘October, 2010’


Starting out young in the world’s oldest profession: children prostitutes in L.A.

Starting out young in the world’s oldest profession: children prostitutes in L.A.

Last month, an LAPD investigation examining whether Los Angeles motels were catering to prostitution, led detectives to the room of a 13-year-old runaway from Hawthorne. The girl said that she and another girl were being held against their will and forced into prostitution by 34-year-old, Leroy Bragg. Bragg has since been charged with multiple felony […]

Musicians Anita and the Yanks to Appear at Benefit Coffee Gallery To Help Local Kids with Chronic Illnesses Oct 24

Musicians  Anita and the Yanks to  Appear at  Benefit Coffee Gallery To Help Local Kids with Chronic Illnesses Oct 24

This Sunday, Bird and Moon as well as the popular Irish band, Anita and the Yanks will be performing a benefit at The Coffee Gallery at 2020 N. Lake. CoachArt is a not for profit organization whose mission is to improve the lives of children with Chronic Illnesses by providing free art and athletic lessons […]

Urban farmer’s market raised $260 for foundation

Urban farmer’s market raised $260 for foundation

Gloria Putnam, who put together Sunday's Altadena Urban Farmer's Market, tells us that thanks to its success, they were able to make a donation to the Farm-to-Consumer Foundation: Last Sunday, over 330 people braved the rain to shop for homegrown and homemade food produced by their neighbors at the first ever Altadena Urban Farmers Market. […]

Pho Pioneer

Pho Pioneer

WHY The Pioneer rice special, a combination of crispy minced shrimp cake, slabs of grilled marinated pork, delicate steamed egg loaf and a salad garnish, has customers returning again and again. WHAT The small city of Artesia may be famed for Little India, in which this Vietnamese place sits, but in fact it’s as multinational […]

Melancholia

Melancholia

“In a real dark night of the soul,” F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote, “it is always three o’clock in the morning, day after day.” Scott knew a little something about living in Southern California. That inner storms rage here, even though the skies remain mostly blue. That there are a lot of starry smiles masking ulterior […]

Handy Dandy Momisms for Every Occasion

Handy Dandy Momisms for Every Occasion

Attention all over-committed moms! And, dads, too! I have ready-made excuses just for you! Yes, we know that you are a caring, generous person who would do anything for your friends, family, school, church, and community. But we all get burnt out every once in a while in the Giving- of- Ourselves Department.  So why […]

Locals Only

Locals Only

The skies should be clear today for Locals Only Thursday in Old Town. Today’s the day to get your shopping done. Locals Only Thursdays rewards people who live and/or work in Pasadena for spending their money here. And why not? You might as well put money into the local economy where it can do you […]

A thief’s eye: Michelle Huneven on reading, writing, and Chekov

A thief’s eye: Michelle Huneven on reading, writing, and Chekov

Pictured: Michelle Huneven (center) talks about the writing life at the Altadena Library Tuesday night.   by Erika McCarden Altadena-based novelist Michelle Huneven made a hometown appearance Tuesday night, sharing her insights with local book lovers on how reading makes a better writer as part of the Altadena Library’s writer’s workshops. A popular freelance writer […]

Artisanal L.A.

Artisanal L.A.

The same folks who’ve brought us the LA Street Food Fest are back with a new event that looks mighty promising. Called Artisanal LA, it’s a celebration of local food and drink, often from micro-producers, such as Flying Pie Man, Spun City Organics, Nibble Bit Tabby Brewery, Silverlake Farms and Chicks With Knives’ Perishable Pickle […]

Pasadena Independent 10-21-10

Pasadena Independent 10-21-10

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