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Sneet? Snail? What do you call this stuff?

Sneet?  Snail?  What do you call this stuff?

Had some scattered sightings of solid precipitation around town this morning — Altadeablog World Headquarters south of Altadena Dr. collected some of this sleet/snow/hail/whatever it is about 8:30 this morning. Elliot "Cameraman" Gold took some pictures of the stuff falling down around the Upside-Down T neighborhood: Isaac Garcia shares video when it hit his neighborhood […]

Beyond the Tiger Mother

Beyond the Tiger Mother

Yes, yes, we all know about Tigers Moms, thanks to Amy Chua and the Wall Street Journal. If you’re like me, you like the idea of having an Animal Mom Persona, but the Tiger Mom is simply not your style. Maybe you couldn’t care less about your child’s string instrument mastery. No worries, the animal kingdom is full of maternal role models that can be exploited for your own personal PR boondoggle. Choose one from the list below and start your own controversial parenting cult.

Venokado

Venokado

WHY You need the perfect wine or the perfect gift, and you don’t have a vast budget or time to wander through a mall. WHAT A trio of women run this chic shop that sells a well-edited selection of wines and carefully curated gifts (for yourself or for others, including babies) relating to food, wine, […]

Executive Decision

Executive Decision

I can just imagine the conversation when this entryway was being designed: “I just can’t decide,” he said when he came back to the office. “I have seven different tile samples to choose from, but I can’t pick one. I like them all.” “Then use them all!” She said. Her eyes sparkled, magnified by the […]

Precipitation

Precipitation

Because it’s Saturday I considered showing you pictures of outdoor activities like hiking and biking. But because we expect thundershowers all weekend, that would be cruel. And because I don’t have a picture of someone reading by a fireplace in a cozy nook, here’s a picture of petals from a Pink Cloud Flowering Cherry tree […]

‘Til Death Do Us Part: Late Nite Catechism 3

‘Til Death Do Us Part: Late Nite Catechism 3

The Carrie Hamilton Theatre At The Pasadena Playhouse announces Limited Engagement of starring Maripat Donovan performances begin March 3, 2011. The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Stephen Eich, Executive Director) announced that ‘TIL DEATH DO US PART: LATE NIGHT CATECHISM 3 will play a limited engagement in the Carrie Hamilton Theatre at The […]

Two palm trees in the storm

Two palm trees in the storm

It was just as the rain moved in for the first time Friday morning at 9 on Grace Terrace behind Yoga House … Read the Full Story at Larry Wilson’s Public Eye

Caltech/Oxy Symphony in concert this weekend

Caltech/Oxy Symphony in concert this weekend

The Occidental-Caltech Symphony Orchestra will hold two free concerts this weekend under the direction of Allen Robert Goss. Misha Raffiee will be solo violinist during the program. The concerts will be held Sat., Feb. 26, at 7:30 PM at Thorne Hall at Occidental College, and on Sun., Feb. 27, at 3:30 PM at Ramo Auditorium, […]

Half of Livingstone Condos Sold in Pasadena

Half of Livingstone Condos Sold in Pasadena

The Livingstone, with its brand new condos for sale and central location, is one of my favorite mixed-use residential developments in Downtown Pasadena. The building has many unique attributes that make it stand out as a jewel including its location … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

FilmWeek’s Oscar preview from the Egyptian Theatre

FilmWeek’s Oscar preview from the Egyptian Theatre

AirTalk rolled out the red carpet at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood for our 9th annual Academy Awards Preview show. Larry and KPCC's FilmWeek critics Andy Klein, Lael Loewenstein, Wade Major, Claudia Puig, Peter Rainer, Henry Sheehan, Charles Solomon, and Tim Cogshell talked about the best movies of the year and which ones should take […]

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