Archive for ‘March, 2011’


Chaos Chronicles Podcast 407 is up! Too Much Disaster Preparedness? Plus, New Car Seat recs, Advice on Sister Relationships and What’s next after Staycations

Chaos Chronicles Podcast 407 is up! Too Much Disaster Preparedness? Plus, New Car Seat recs, Advice on Sister Relationships and What’s next after Staycations

Secrets of the Satellite Sisterhood Revealed on Chaos Chronicles Podcast 407! ! Chaos Chronicles podcast 407 is up, people. I was happy to crawl back into my mom cave, a.k.a. my closet and turn on the mic to talk about Japan, disaster preparedness, advice about sisterhood, oprah.com and Spring Break ideas . So much to […]

Guest Q & A: Victoria Patterson on reading, writing, and This Vacant Paradise

Guest Q & A: Victoria Patterson on reading, writing, and This Vacant Paradise

Victoria Patterson, author of Drift and the recently released This Vacant Paradise, sat down to answer a few questions about her new book, her inspirations, and her upcoming event with James Brown at Vroman’s (among other things, of course!) 1.  What was your inspiration for This Vacant Paradise? My professor once called me, “The Edith Wharton […]

Self Portrait

Self Portrait

It’s my birthday, so a little self-reflection is in order. This isn’t a “big one,” though they do tend to get bigger as they go. But it’s as good a time as any to check in with myself and see how I’m doing: Never as well as I mean to.Always better than I could be […]

Library Parent-Child workshops registration opens March 25

Library Parent-Child workshops registration opens March 25

The Altadena Library, 600 E. Mariposa St., is pleased to announce a new program for families and young children to share together. The five week Parent-Child workshop is set up as a one-to-one program and will be held at the Library on Tuesdays, April 5-May 3 at 11:00 AM. The workshop features toys, crafts, books […]

Downtown LA 2011 Survey: What Do You Want to See Open in DTLA?

Downtown LA 2011 Survey: What Do You Want to See Open in DTLA?

Watch this 1-minute video on the Downtown LA 2011 survey The Downtown Center Business Improvement District (DCBID) wants to know what presses your button about DTLA. Local bars and restaurants? Artwalk? Historic buildings? What made you first fall in love … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

Two months until the end of the world—what’s behind the apocalyptic billboards all over L.A.?

Two months until the end of the world—what’s behind the apocalyptic billboards all over L.A.?

There’s one billboard that has the image of a man kneeling in front of a mountain, proclaiming the return of Jesus Christ on May 21st. Another billboard is almost playful, with a “save the date” memo as the backdrop, against claiming that Jesus is returning in May. There have been proclamations about the end of […]

Caption this photo (#56)

Caption this photo (#56)

I need help with this one… Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Annual Spring Plant Sale Slated April 2 and 3 at Arboretum

Annual Spring Plant Sale Slated April 2 and 3  at Arboretum

SPRING PLANT SALE April 2 & 3 at the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden Mark your calendars. You’ll find fabulous buys at the Arboretum’s two-day plant sale. Come early to shop for orchids, berries, fruit trees, vegetables, succulents and a variety of annuals and perennials. The Arboretum Library will be selling used garden […]

Vroman’s Bestsellers 3/21/11

Vroman’s Bestsellers 3/21/11

Hardcover Fiction Tiger’s Wife, Tea Obreht Murder in Passy, Cara Black Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, Stieg Larsson Red Star Crescent Moon, Robert Rosenstone Minding Frankie, Maeve Binchy Oracle of Stamboul, Michael Lukas Paris Wife, Paula McLain Visit From The Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan When the Killings Done, T C Boyle When the Thrill […]

Guest Post: Victoria Patterson and "This Vacant Paradise"

Guest Post: Victoria Patterson and "This Vacant Paradise"

Today I’m honored to host guest author Victoria Patterson, the South Pasadena writer whose novel, This Vacant Paradise, was published March 4th. Victoria will be appearing at Vroman’s this Thursday, March 24th at 7pm.   For the most part, my fiction takes place in Newport Beach, but I live and write in South Pasadena. A […]

Fiore

Flintridge Books

Lyd and Mo Photography

Louis Jane Studios

Homage Pasadena

Search