Archive for ‘August, 2012’


Mystery history photo: Prohibition in Altadena?

Mystery history photo:  Prohibition in Altadena?

by Marlane Forsberg Altadena Historical Society This is an advertisement for the Marcell Inn in Altadena during Prohibition (1919 through 1933). The most well-known public watering hole in Altadena, it was an elegant restaurant, ballroom, and sometime speakeasy on north Lincoln Avenue at Palm Street. The picture and additional information on Prohibition in Altadena are […]

Halloween: It’s Wicked!

Halloween: It’s Wicked!

The line-up has been disclosed. The “Eeek” factor has been turned up a notch. It’s time to purchase your tickets for this year’s Wicked Lit. This Halloween, Wicked Lit (from Unbound Productions producers/directors Paul Millet, Jeff G. Rack, and Jonathan Josephson of History Lit), will be held at the beautiful, formidable Mountain View Mausoleum and […]

Find Your Voice, Shoot Your Baby

Find Your Voice, Shoot Your Baby

The Pasadena Public Library is trying to help you find your voice, either through the written word or through a lens. Esther Bradley-DeTally will lead a 6-week class starting September 7th, during which she will guide writing enthusiasts, helping them to find and develop their “true voice.” Bradley-DeTally will use various modes of writing to […]

Found: A “cutie” of a dog near Boyle Heights’ Mariachi Plaza

Found: A “cutie” of a dog near Boyle Heights’ Mariachi Plaza

Submitted by J. Melendez This cutie was found on Friday night at the Mariachi Plaza. He has no collar and we don’t know if he is microchipped. If he is yours, please contact me, Jenny @ (310) 420-1338. Lost & Found is part of The Eastsider Forums, where Eastsider readers can post announcements or start […]

What would President & CEO Romney do for the economy?

What would President & CEO Romney do for the economy?

Mitt Romney discussed jobs and the economy with workers and guests at the Missouri Valley Steel factory on December 16, 2011 in Sioux City, Iowa. Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images Despite the media frenzy over abortion and birth certificates, the biggest issue of the election is still the economy. Not to mention the fact that it […]

How good, or bad, are Ayn Rand’s movies?

How good, or bad, are Ayn Rand’s movies?

Novelist and screenwriter Ayn Rand Ayn Rand worked in Hollywood, writing screenplays of her work and others’ – so how good, or bad, are her movies? Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Mar Vista Certified Farmers’ Market

Mar Vista Certified Farmers’ Market

WHY A great Sunday vibe at a serious market. WHAT Since opening in 2006, this market has become an important westside gathering place (Councilman Bill Rosendahl held his swearing in here) and resource for quality ingredients. Chefs Mary Sue Milliken, Hans Rockenwagner and Raphael Lunetta shop here for their families, and local eateries like Curious […]

Simple Truth

Simple Truth

“There is no blue without yellow.” –Vincent Van Gogh Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Our new website!

Our new website!

Thanks to our LH parade & jamaica Communications Committee for producing our NEW website.Please check it out, we’re really proud of it.  http://latinoheritagesgv.org/wordpress/Do check regularly we’ll be having lots of updates – especially as we get closer to the parade and jamaica on October 6, 2012. Latino Heritage Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley About […]

Living in the Past

Living in the Past

I’ve already harped on talked about the 710 freeway extension. I’m about to do so again. I will try to be entertaining (woohoo! cars! fumes! circus music!) but my feelings will not be hurt if you click away. Please come back tomorrow for silliness. To recap: Caltrans, its proverbial finger on the proverbial pulse, thought […]

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