Archive for ‘August, 2012’


Bulletin Board: 1 year old female pit puppy needs a new home

Bulletin Board: 1 year old female pit puppy needs a new home

Submitted by S. Alarcon Scooby Doo needs to go home with you. Her owner’s new living situation does not permit them to take her with them AND NOW THE ECHO Park PUP’S HOMELESS. She’s sweet and good with kids. Help us keep her out of the pound, take this little Suzzie Q home with you! […]

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes…the baby question

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes…the baby question

Spanish couple Mauro and Juan Carlos play with their new baby girls. Credit: STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images With marriage equality comes “invasive personal question” equality. New brides and grooms have faced it for generations, now it’s grooms and grooms (or brides and brides) who have to put on a cheery face in response to the query “When […]

A new law may make DIY food legal to sell

A new law may make DIY food legal to sell

Credit: Eric Thayer/Getty Images If you’ve every baked or eaten a homemade brownie so good you’d be willing to pay for it, you’re in luck. A new bill moving its way through the California legislature would make it legal for do-it-yourself bakers to sell home-cooked foods. Current laws prevent food prepared in anyplace other than […]

Music to Chill By

Music to Chill By

Stressed out with the new school year? Work getting you down? Headlines making you want to pull your hair out and hide under the bed? There is nothing worse than being bald, stuck under a bed. Don’t do it! I say you need an excuse to cut out early, mute the phone and go for […]

Movies, Soccer and Beyond Yoga pants: Friday To Do List: August 31

Movies, Soccer and Beyond Yoga pants: Friday To Do List: August 31

It’s been a while since I’ve done a To Do List, mainly because this summer, the only activities I’ve managed with my son’s illness and my father situation are : Wait, Watch & Pray the Phone Doesn’t Ring. But it’s a holiday weekend and it feels like maybe I can take a breather: Go See […]

Doesn’t Everyone Deserve a Wonderful Photo Book or Two (or Twenty…)?

Doesn’t Everyone Deserve a Wonderful Photo Book or Two (or Twenty…)?

There’s not much I love more than a gorgeous, stunning, seductive photography book.  These books are created to translate the experience of the photograph and the photographer in a way that differs from viewing images in another format, such as an exhibit in a museum or gallery, or in a digital format.  The photographs are […]

Storm Light

Storm Light

We had rain yesterday! Rain! The children ran out to play in it! Boz got a raindrop on his head and refused to take one step further! The storm poured down in rushes and lasted entire seconds! And then… And then… Storm light. Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

See Team Chivas vs. Real Salt Lake for free Sept. 29

See Team Chivas vs. Real Salt Lake for free Sept. 29

by Timothy Rutt Soccer fans (or football fans, depending on how hard-core you are) have a chance to see Chivas vs. Real Salt Lake on Sat., Sept. 29 at the Home Depot Center in Carson for free. The Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation Department is offering a free bus from Farnsworth Park to the […]

How You Can Celebrate Vulture Awareness Day

How You Can Celebrate Vulture Awareness Day

We’re guessing you were previously unaware that September 1 is Vulture Awareness Day. Now that you know, the question is: How can you mark the occasion? Although first you might wonder why you should mark it at all. We can answer that—or rather, the answer comes from Pasadenan Diane Lang, author of the new children’s […]

Storefront Report: Horchata latte? Coffee with a Latin twist coming to Echo Park

Storefront Report: Horchata latte? Coffee with a Latin twist coming to Echo Park

Photo courtesy Christina Byun What do you get when you combine horchata–the sweet, rice-based drink popular in Mexico, and a shot of espresso? Echo Park will soon find out when Taza of Echo Park opens in October. The take-out cafe will be shoe-horned into a tiny cube of a storefront on Sunset Boulevard, next to […]

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