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How does Jerry Sandusky’s trial compare to others?

How does Jerry Sandusky’s trial compare to others?

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky leaves the Centre County Courthouse, on June 19, 2012 in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania. Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images The 12 jurors in the trial of former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky have been deliberating for over twelve hours. They’re sequestered in the Pennsylvania town of Bellefonte. The goal […]

Raw Meat, L.A. Style

Raw Meat, L.A. Style

This week on Eat LA on Off-Ramp, Linda Burum talks about Los Angeles’s new fascination with raw meat. There are plenty of new restaurants bringing raw meat to their patrons–but Burum says that’s nothing new. Korean and Lebanese restaurants, for example, have served Angelenos uncooked meat for decades now. Here’s a list of some of Linda’s […]

Best of Glimpses #17

Best of Glimpses #17

Make a wish, everybody. Originally published March 17, 2010. Only a few more reruns left! This week I wrap up Best of Glimpses. Thanks for taking a look at some of my favorite previously posted shots. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Write Outline, Host Gala & Fly to Boston: To Do List for Friday

Write Outline, Host Gala & Fly to Boston: To Do List for Friday

Hi, all… We received the sad news this week that my wonderful Uncle Harry had passed away suddenly. Uncle Harry was married to my Aunt Patty, my mom’s youngest sister. Aunt Patty and Uncle Harry and their 3 boys represented one-half of our “Boston Cousins.” My Aunt Virgina ( oldest sister) and her husband Uncle […]

Door, 6

Door, 6

One the way to an event in a new building. Late day shadows darken a side door in an old building. I know my preference. I wonder what it is about older architecture that makes me like it so much? Surely not every old building is worthy, and surely not every new one is soulless. […]

DIY Coffee Roasting in Altadena

DIY Coffee Roasting in Altadena

My left hand was cramping, locked in a death grip on the wooden handle of a hot Whirley-Pop popcorn popper as my right hand cranked the stirrer that spun around the pot’s interior.

Wowza! Take a Look at Trattoria Neapolis

Wowza! Take a Look at Trattoria Neapolis

Thanks to LA Eater for this report on Trattoria Neapolis, a dazzling new restaurant coming to South Lake. Will this be the game-changer South Lake so desperately needs? Discuss. Here’s the scoop from LA Eater: Perry Vidalakis spent 10 years conceptualizing Trattoria Neapolis, traveling around the country and to Italy for inspiration. On July 10 his vision becomes a reality and […]

Walmart confirms Altadena location, releases fact sheet, video

Walmart confirms Altadena location, releases fact sheet, video

Above, Walmart’s video on the Neighborhood Market. by Timothy Rutt Walmart confirmed today that it will locate a Neighborhood Market at the Lincoln Avenue/Figueroa Drive location, as we broke yesterday. According to a statement from Walmart senior director of community affairs Steve Restivo, “We think Walmart can be part of the solution in the Altadena […]

Eastside Property: Boyle Heights fourplex in need of a real estate rescue

Eastside Property: Boyle Heights fourplex in need of a real estate rescue

Photo from Redfin.com This Spanish Colonial-style fourplex is obviously in need of a lot work. Where to start? Vandals have knocked giant holes in the walls, ripped out cabinets and have tagged up the interior of the 82-year-old building. Trash and debris fill the basement and balconies. And that yellowed banana tree out front could […]

One Day on Earth

One Day on Earth

“One Day on Earth” was created through the help of thousands of people all over the world. Credit: imdb.com Usually, a movie takes years to make from start to finish. Kyle Ruddick’s new documentary, however, only took one day. (Well, not counting editing, that is.) “One Day on Earth” is a bold, global film project […]

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