Archive for ‘October, 2012’


South Pas Arts Crawl

South Pas Arts Crawl

They call it South Pasadena’s “neighborhood night-on-the-town.” In reality, it’s an evening of hopping from gallery to gallery, listening to a smattering of live music, locating the kid-friendly activities, and taking advantage of the numerous discounts offered by the shops along this historic district on Mission Street. SPACE Arts Center will host the closing reception […]

Sweeney Todd for Halloween

Sweeney Todd for Halloween

Just in time for Halloween, the Pacific Opera Project has three more performances of Stephen Sondheim’s Tony award-winning musical “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” POP is concluding its first full season. Artistic Director Josh Shaw and Music Director Stephen are “committed to fully professional productions of worthy masterpieces and daring new works […]

Found: Hungry cat found in Echo Park

Found: Hungry cat found in Echo Park

Submitted by Y. Seabourne Last night my husband found a confused male cat wandering on Marathon near Waterloo. There are plenty of cats wandering around on their own here but this one seemed out of place and intimidated by its surroundings. He was also really hungry. We’d love to get him back to his real […]

My Ancestors of Old Linn Creek

My Ancestors of Old Linn Creek

  For generations Linn Creek, Missouri, was a thriving town in Camden County. Now referred to as Old Linn Creek, it had a few doctors over the years, including my great-great grandfather Dr. Joel C. Crouch (1825-1873), who was the town physician from 1860 to 1873. He was commissioned as a Civil War surgeon on […]

Pie Night ’12

Pie Night ’12

Rules are rules. At Pie Night, which some people refer to (well, one person) as Pie Knight, you must have your traditional Dave Knight photo. What would I do if Dave didn’t show up? If you click on Dave Knight in the blog labels below, you will notice something uncanny. Over the time I’ve known […]

Sheriffs arrest victim’s wife in Saturday stabbing death

Sheriffs arrest victim’s wife in Saturday stabbing death

by Timothy Rutt A 55 year old woman was arrested Saturday in the stabbing death of her husband on the 900 block of Mariposa Street. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, deputies from Altadena Station responded to a call of a "person stabbed" at 1:27 PM Saturday. The victim, a 47-year-old man, was […]

George McGovern Dead: Proud Liberal Dies at 90

George McGovern Dead: Proud Liberal Dies at 90

George McGovern, the man whom Bobby Kennedy once called “the most decent man in the Senate,” died today at the age of 90 from a combination of medical conditions that had worsened over the last few months. Regarding his 1972 presidential campaign that ended in a Nixon landslide, McGovern “once joked that he had wanted […]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, El Sereno & Mt. Washington

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, El Sereno & Mt. Washington

L.A. River Near North Atwater Creek, Atwater Village | Photo by Laurie Avocado/Flickr Kansas City firm selected to design $401 million replacement for Sixth Street bridge between Boyle Heights and downtown. L.A. Now The million-map home of Mt. Washington. L.A. Times City Council declares Friday “Wilson Day” to celebrate the 75th anniversary of El Sereno’s […]

Bar Covell

Bar Covell

WHY The owners, alums of nearby CafĂ© Stella and Silver Lake Wine, know exactly what the neighborhood wants: zero pretension and decent value. WHAT This Los Feliz wine and beer bar has a rustic-industrial feel, with a weathered wood bar and comfy bar stools. A carefully curated wine list offers some 40 well-priced varieties at […]

Boz by Request

Boz by Request

photo by John Sandel Yesterday, Dive gave me license to indulge when, regarding the blog, he commented, “As long as Boz appears on a regular basis it definitely has the right stuff in it.” So here is your Weekend Pupdate: These days, our old pooper gets pooped a lot easier than he used to. Some […]

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