Archive for ‘August, 2012’


New reasons for Romney’s refusal to release taxes

New reasons for Romney’s refusal to release taxes

Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks during a campaign event at Central Campus High School on August 8, 2012 in Des Moines, Iowa. Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has been under heavy fire from Camp Obama for only releasing two years of tax returns. In an interview […]

Abricott

Abricott

WHY Because you can’t decide if you want Asian or European or American. WHAT At this French-Vietnamese-American fusion bistro in Pasadena, regulars return for the yellow curry, the croque monsieur, the mussels provençale, the sesame steak salad, and the American breakfasts. Brought to you by the talented young couple who own Daisy Mint, this place […]

to look up at the second-floor balcony

to look up at the second-floor balcony

He went back into his own apartment, sauntered in as if he weren’t damning luck. If he’d bumped into her on his return from the box, he could have bungled at his doorway for the key, discovered which apartment she entered. He walked inside, slamming the door after him. It had been years since he’d […]

Las Senoritas visit in a Black Water Dragon Year

Las Senoritas visit in a Black Water Dragon Year

As it turns out June of 1952, when I was born, was a Black Water Dragon Year according to Chinese Astrology.  I enjoy the stars, think dragons are cool, and wanted to have a fun focus for my birthday party. http://www.vickidellojoio.com/2012/01/chinese-zodiac-2012-year-black-water-dragon/http://www.zcool.com.cn/ So we’re going to get together over the weekend and have party that will […]

Naked Prince Harry! LL Cool J! Lance Armstrong! Plus, College Apps: Chaos Chronicles 602

Naked Prince Harry! LL Cool J! Lance Armstrong! Plus, College Apps: Chaos Chronicles 602

Last week, I wondered how I was going to fill the time after the Olympics and then PRINCE HARRY TOOK OFF HIS CLOTHES! Hallelujah! But first, Dog Shaming: I mentioned it on the air, now find the website and enjoy a few moments at some dog’s expense.  Trend I love: Dog Shaming! Click here to […]

Comfort Zone

Comfort Zone

It’s good to get out of the same old neighborhood, to test the waters, or the coffee, somewhere else. So my friend and I visited Cafe de Leche in Highland Park, our sunny neighbor to the southwest. It’s a good spot for a cup of coffee anytime but especially in the late afternoon, when the […]

Onward for medical science!

Onward for medical science!

We’ll be at UC-Davis Medical Center in Sacramento and points between today, so entries will be light. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Scoops of Banana Oreo and Brown Bread ice cream now serving in Highland Park

Scoops of Banana Oreo and Brown Bread ice cream now serving in Highland Park

Photo by Valentina Silva By Valentina Silva Here’s the scoop: Scoops is now open in Highland Park. You’d hardly know it, but the L.A. ice cream shop has opened a new location on York Boulevard. Currently incognito—there’s no signage—the small storefront is right next door to Italiano’s and not much more than white walls and […]

FilmWeek: Hit & Run, Premium Rush, Robot & Frank, Compliance, Red Hook Summer and more

FilmWeek: Hit & Run, Premium Rush, Robot & Frank, Compliance, Red Hook Summer and more

Actors Dax Shepard, Kristen Bell and Jason Bateman attend the after party for the premiere of Open Road Films’ “Hit and Run” on August 14, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images Larry Mantle is joined by KPCC film critics Wade Major and Claudia Puig to review this week’s new films, including […]

Police scanners are now coming in the form of 140 characters or less

Police scanners are now coming in the form of 140 characters or less

Social Networking And Blogging Website Twitter Credit: Oli Scarff/Getty Images People have found a new way to track crime in their neighborhoods. Residents who are police scanner junkies are now sharing what they hear on Twitter, providing a real time picture of crime and police activity around Los Angeles. Read the Full Story at KPCC […]

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