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National Punctuation Day

National Punctuation Day

This holiday, founded by Jeff Rubin, encourages world wide literacy and reminds Americans that “a semicolon is not a surgical procedure.” Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

One of the Oldest, chapter 2

One of the Oldest, chapter 2

Inside the house pictured yesterday, nearly every room is a work in progress. Yet a young couple and their baby live active lives here. It reminds me of one of my favorite words: palimpsest. Wikipedia concisely describes a palimpsest as “a manuscript page from a scroll or book from which the text has been scraped […]

Aveson Academy – Openings Available!

Aveson Academy – Openings Available!

Aveson Global Leadership Academy has openings for about 20 students at their 6th-12th grade charter school, now at its new, larger location on Lincoln Avenue. Aveson is a tuition-free charter school, with a small private-school feel. They offer personalized learning plans for students with an emphasis on social leadership skills and responsibility. Multiple grades are […]

5 Cool Things for Banned Books Week

5 Cool Things for Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week starts tomorrow (the 24th). Vroman’s celebrates Banned Books week every year – it’s a great time to think about censorship, honor freedom of speech, and laugh at what strange books have been banned and why. Seriously, some of these are just nuts. Check out our list of five cool things related to […]

Scissors Paper Rock music series continues tonight

Scissors Paper Rock music series continues tonight

Altadenablog sponsor Scissors Paper Rock, 1864 N. Allen Ave., continues its Friday night summer concert series with classic rock covers by Dennis Mahon. The boutique will also feature the work of photographer Rafael Quinonez (documentary, travel photos). Admission is free, families are welcome, and it starts at 7 PM. Read the Full Story at Altadena […]

Can We Save Our Rialto?

Can We Save Our Rialto?

On Sunday, October 2nd, South Pasadena’s Rialto Theatre will be, once again, the main attraction. The revitalization symposium will begin with student filmmaker Miranda Gontz’s documentary of this historic gem, followed by expert speakers recounting their experiences restoring the Orpheum Theatre in L.A., the Alex in Glendale, and the Pomona Fox. Built in 1925, the […]

Pasadena PD Arrest Four People in Connection with King King’s Death Wednesday Morning

Pasadena PD Arrest Four People in Connection with King King’s Death Wednesday Morning

In the early morning hours of September 21, 2011, a male, later identified as King King, 43 years of age and a Pasadena resident, was found dead behind the businesses in the 900 block of E. Washington Blvd. During the course of the investigation, homicide detectives detained four individuals nearby. At 7:45 p.m., Pasadena Police […]

Uniqlo (Japan) and TopShop (UK) Coming to LA by 2012?

Uniqlo (Japan) and TopShop (UK) Coming to LA by 2012?

Some exciting news on the fashion retail front! Last week as I was in New York I learned that both Uniqlo (from Japan) and TopShop (from UK) are definitely planning on moving out to LA sometime in the near future. … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

One Satellite Sisters’ Guide to Staying Friends with your Sister

One Satellite Sisters’ Guide to Staying Friends with your Sister

I am lucky to have four big sisters that I adore. We live in 5 different cities in three different states. We cover a lot of different demos in our personal and professional lives: married, single, divorced; kids; no kids; apartment-dwellers; homeowners; dog lovers; allergic to dogs; teachers; nurses; executives; grandmothers; aunts, conservatives; moderates; liberal; […]

The millennial generation (born 1982–2003) is America’s newest civic generation

The millennial generation (born 1982–2003) is America’s newest civic generation

In their 2008 book, Millennial Makeover, Morley Winograd and Michael D. Hais argued that the Millennial Generation would change American politics for good. Later that year, a huge surge of participation from young voters helped to launch Barack Obama into the White House. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

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