Archive for ‘October, 2010’


Heath Ceramics

Heath Ceramics

WHY We know Angelenos who used to plan weekends in San Francisco around a trip to Heath Ceramics in Sausalito. Now the shrine has come to us. WHAT A partnership between Heath and longtime L.A. architect and potter Adam Silverman, proprietor of Atwater Pottery, the airy store includes gallery space for ceramic artists as well […]

Found dog: Farnsworth Park area

Found dog: Farnsworth Park area

Reader fjohn writes: Here are a couple of pictures of a small dog without collar. The dog was found Mount Curve Ave/Farnsworth Park. Seen "around" since Oct 18. Contact  (6) 797 9615 Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Distraction

Distraction

Ever had one of those weeks where you find a South African brown widow spider with nest on your back door, get a property tax bill for twice as much as you were expecting, fret for three days tending a cranky daughter who has cold with fever, hear really sad news about an old friend, […]

Fun With Flowers

Fun With Flowers

We rarely get driving rain in the Los Angeles basin–the kind that pelts buckets and makes you pull off the road because you can’t see. We do get rain, however. (We’d almost forgotten it.) This past week we had several days of constant, gentle showers. The drought-dry soil just drank it up and all the […]

Sheriff Dept. give tips to reduce Halloween crime

Sheriff Dept. give tips to reduce Halloween crime

Carolyn Seitz, our conduit to the sheriff's department, sent us this: In response to some residents who have expressed concerns about Trick or Treaters having a potential to case our homes in preparation for a return visit as a burglar, Captain Steve McLean offers the following thoughts: Most criminals know that lots of families will […]

Meet the J.Jill What Works For Me (Bread)Winner: Allison From NYC

Meet the J.Jill What Works For Me (Bread)Winner: Allison From NYC

Meet Allison! She already looks like she's in a J.Jill ad, doesn't she? Congratulations to Allison, our J.Jill What Works For Me Winner for this Week ! I loved Allison’s letter because she articulated what so many of us feel in the workplace at one time or another: The Imposter Syndrome. You know, that feeling […]

The fungus federation

The fungus federation

All this soft rain — just as much as we usually get at this time of year, but much more spread out — is perfect weather for not only all the plain-wrap mushrooms sprouting up from my lawn, but for this shelf fungus — if I remember the term correctly from mycology class in collge […]

Sprucing Up the Arroyo

Sprucing Up the Arroyo

Joni Mitchell was right, they paved paradise and put up a parking lot. Fortunately, the vast parking lots abutting the Arroyo Seco near the Rose Bowl have been mitigated by the restoration of much of the Arroyo Watershed, and for that we are grateful to many, especially the Arroyo Seco Foundation. If you ever use […]

What are your favorite election-themed films?

What are your favorite election-themed films?

Mr. Smith Goes To Washington, Bulworth, Dave, The American President, Primary Colors…what’s your favorite election-themed film? Larry and critics riff about their favs and take listener calls. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Prop 26 – what’s in a name?

Prop 26 – what’s in a name?

It’s a tax, it’s a fee, it’s a tax, it’s a fee, it’s a tax, it’s a… having a “Chinatown” moment yet? Proposition 26 would broaden the definition of “tax” to include many payments that are currently considered fees. What’s in a name? Fees don’t have to have the approval of a supermajority to pass. […]

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