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Dine à la Julia

Dine à la Julia

How about a bowl of bourride, a Provençal fish stew with garlic mayonnaise from the French Chef Cookbook to celebrate Julia Child’s 100th birthday? Then you’d better make a reservation at The Royce at the Langham, whose menu is designed by New American cuisine chef David Fèau. Or start an evening with one of Julia’s favorite […]

Hot summer night with Susie Hansen’s Latin jazz at Farnsworth Park

Hot summer night with Susie Hansen’s Latin jazz at Farnsworth Park

The Sheriff Support Group Summer Concert Series welcomes Susie Hanson and her Latin Jazz Band this Saturday: Electric violinist Susie Hansen plays fiery Latin Jazz and Salsa, creating music that brings audiences to their feet, dancing in the aisles. Susie and her Los Angeles-based band have been acclaimed by many critics, such as Phil Elwood […]

News & Notes from East L.A., Highland Park & Mt. Washington

News & Notes from East L.A., Highland Park & Mt. Washington

Mohawk & Sunset, Echo Park | Photo by Laurie Avocado/Flickr Highland Park man killed in South Pasadena traffic accident. Patch Mt. Washington celebrates National Moth Week. MWHA Muslim butcher shop serves East L.A.  L.A. Times & Previously On The Eastsider Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Trippy Dustbusters

Trippy Dustbusters

Who says cleaning house can’t be artistic? Or, at least weird? You, too, can pick up one of these psychedelic creatures, er, feather dusters in the cleaning section of Ralphs. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Zen Monday: #206

Zen Monday: #206

I’m so afraid to say anything. I don’t want to influence what you say. It’s Zen Monday. Tell us what you think. ******************************************************* This is not about Zen Monday. Just information for those interested in Hahamongna. The deadline for public comment on the current EIR process is August 23rd. (I’d get mine in by the […]

100 miles later … triumph at Loma Alta Park

100 miles later … triumph at Loma Alta Park

by Timothy Rutt Altadena’s Marisol Martinez smiles in triumph at the finish line of the Angeles Crest 100 Mile Endurance Race Sunday morning. Martinez ran for almost 28 hours from Wrightwood to Loma Alta Park, coming in 30th. As of this writing the other Altadena runner, Diana Treister, was on the last leg from the […]

The Goddess Lounge

The Goddess Lounge

“Ok. So I’m on my way to The Goddess Lounge, the coffee house/knitting salon/menstrual palace that Fox News calls, ‘A man-hating elevator to hell, another example of debauched LA, a sinful hideaway for modern-day polytheists and the Hollywood types who forever confuse spiritual wholeness with liberal narcissism.’ Yeah. It’s not a good morning.” Thus begins […]

Goddesses

Goddesses

I could have shown you Margaret Finnegan signing books for her fans. She signed a lot of books yesterday. I could have shown you the people. SPACE Arts Center in South Pasadena was packed. I could have shown you Margaret reading from her book. She read brilliantly, and now everyone is begging for the audiobook. […]

Wreck N Sow in Farnsworth Park tonight

Wreck N Sow in Farnsworth Park tonight

Wreck N Sow playing at the 2009 Summer Concert Series in Farnsworth Park. The crowds are getting big for the Sheriff Support Group’s summer concert series in Farnsworth Park, so maybe you better get there a little early: tonight it’s local folk/Americana favorites Wreck N Sow in a free, family-friendly show that starts at 7 […]

Sponsored Post: Two New Listings by bettershelter Open This Weekend in Atwater & Silver Lake!

Sponsored Post: Two New Listings by bettershelter Open This Weekend in Atwater & Silver Lake!

2244/2246 Fargo in Silver Lake (left) & 3358 La Clede in Atwater Dynamic Silver Lake duplex offers sun splashed and open living spaces with palm trees and hill views – all within walking distance to the Silver Lake Reservoir! 2244 Fargo, the rear cottage, boasts enormous flexible living spaces, including a large living room with […]

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