Archive for ‘August, 2011’


More cohabitation, less stability for kids?

More cohabitation, less stability for kids?

The National Marriage Project released a report last Tuesday stating that children in the U.S. are now more likely to have unmarried parents than divorced ones. The National Marriage Project is the combined initiative of two partisan groups in support of marriage, the University of Virginia and the Institute for American Values. The report found […]

Is there a market for healthy fast food? New chain looks to end greasy stereotype

Is there a market for healthy fast food? New chain looks to end greasy stereotype

Everyone says they want to eat healthier but when it comes down to it the temptations of cheap, fast, and let’s face it, delicious foods usually prove too great to resist. After all, one of the guilty pleasures of eating fast food is knowing that what tastes so good is really so bad for you. […]

I’ve Got Your Pasadena Weekend

I’ve Got Your Pasadena Weekend

I know it’s only Tuesday but calendars fill up. Listen, don’t worry about it. I have your weekend planned for you. Friday the 26th: Wine tasting and silent auction benefiting the Be The Match Foundation, the national bone marrow registry. They’ll be tasting wines from some of California’s top vineyards. There will also be a […]

Divas in Pasadena

Divas in Pasadena

Couple of Saturday nights ago the Mariachi Divas — some from El Monte — packed the Levitt Pavillion in Memorial Park with the most crowded and most autentico show I’ve seen all summer. Ay yi yi, que Jalisciense! Read the Full Story at Larry Wilson’s Public Eye

Vroman’s Bestsellers, 8/21/11

Vroman’s Bestsellers, 8/21/11

Hardcover Fiction Rules of Civility, Amor Towles Paris Wife’ Paula Mclain Magician King, Lev Grossman Last Werewolf, Glen Duncan State of Wonder, Ann Patchett Cut , George Pelecanos Dick Franciss’ Gamble, Felix Francis Maine, Coutrney Sullivan Thirteen Million Dollar Pop, David Levien Dance With Dragons, George R R Martin Hardcover Non-Fiction Wealth Cure, Hill Harper […]

Guisados

Guisados

WHY It’s everything a modern taquería should be in Los Angeles—adaptive and inventive yet traditional and classic. WHAT Guisados was born from the minds behind Cook’s Tortas, and here they channel the creativity of Cook’s into homey stews and braises swaddled in sturdy, rough-hewn tortillas. The menu is forever changing, but keep an eye peeled […]

Faces (#1)

Faces (#1)

What is the true face of South Pas? Well, it will take a few days to show you. This week, I present a series of street portraits from in and around South Pasadena. Join me as I look at our own reflection. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

A Peek at LA’s Role in Gap’s Global Marketing Campaign

A Peek at LA’s Role in Gap’s Global Marketing Campaign

It was earlier this month that Gap announced that it would be highlighting Los Angeles in its new global marketing campaign for their 1969 denim line that has proven to be one of Gap’s most successful clothing items. The focus … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

Parenting Book Give-Away: If I Have Tell You One More Time

Parenting Book Give-Away: If I Have Tell You One More Time

Over the next few weeks of the Back to School season, I’ll be posting a series of special blogs to get you  (Mom and Dad!) back to school. Today’s post is a Q &A with Amy McCready, author of “If I Have To Tel You One More Time,” a new parenting book that uses Amy’s […]

Zen Monday: #159

Zen Monday: #159

Zen Monday is the day you experience the photo and tells us what you’ve learned, rather than me lecturing you about it. In Zen, one learns through experience rather than books or lectures. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good book. It’s just that Monday is the day you write it. Read the Full […]

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