Archive for ‘January, 2013’


I Want to Grow Up to Be…

I Want to Grow Up to Be…

Does your child want to be an artist when she grows up? Let her chat with a bonafide artist at Kidspace this Saturday. Your boy is bandaging up the family dog, even when it’s not hurt? Let him talk with a veterinarian. Is he hooked on Llegos? Have a tête-à-tête with an architect. Children will […]

Death investigation underway in Echo Park

Death investigation underway in Echo Park

LAPD has blocked Lucretia Avenue at Morton Avenue in Echo Park tonight following the death of a man in his home, an officer at the scene said.  Despite the presence of several squad cars and officers, there are no suspects at large and the incident is not being treated as a homicide,  said Sgt Gutierrez. […]

Lost in Living

Lost in Living

“Behind the domestic curtain of motherhood, where the creative impulse can flourish or languish, are four women determined to make a go of it. Filmed over 7 years, Lost In Living confronts the contradictions inherent in personal ambition and self-sacrifice, female relationship and mental isolation, big projects, and dirty dishes. The complex realities of family […]

The Giant Asteroid: A Retrospective

The Giant Asteroid: A Retrospective

By Marc Rayman As NASA’s Dawn spacecraft makes its journey to its second target, the dwarf planet Ceres, Marc Rayman, Dawn’s chief engineer, shares a monthly update on the mission’s progress. As NASA’s Dawn spacecraft takes off for its next destination, this mosaic synthesizes some of the best views the spacecraft had of the giant […]

Naomi Watts does ‘The Impossible’

Naomi Watts does ‘The Impossible’

Actress Naomi Watts poses with actor Tom Holland, her son in “The Impossible” Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images She says she “never gets recognized” on the street, but chances are if you’ve seen “Mulholland Drive,” “King Kong,” “The Ring” or “21 Grams,” you can’t forget Naomi Watts.  According to the British-born Watts, she’d rather “schlub around” […]

A State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

A State of Wonder by Ann Patchett

Another haunting tale of captivity, culture clash and love from Patchett, whose Bel Canto was a wonder of a novel. The Amazon, the main setting for this novel, is itself a State of Wonder, a sort of lotus-land jungle that combines the vaguely threatening with a golden haze of passivity and credulousness. Don’t miss the […]

Poetry Corner: Altadena Hardware

Poetry Corner: Altadena Hardware

In honor of Altadena’s Business of the Year (which will be recognized at the Chamber of Commerce dinner Friday), Gloriana Casey has composed something for the occasion. Her ode to the Citizen of the Year will be tomorrow. "ALTADENA HARDWARE–Business of the Year" from gloriana casey The ALTADENA HARDWARE STORE in Altadena town is found […]

The Idea Bowl

The Idea Bowl

At the Charles Lummis Home I’ve still got a few more things to do to get Camelot & Vine published in all formats, but most of the work is done. It feels odd to be finished with something I’ve been working on for so long. With John teaching at the Script Kitchen and working on […]

Found: Black and white terrier from Elysian Heights

Found: Black and white terrier from Elysian Heights

Submitted by C. Peters He was found on 1/26 in Elysian Heights / Echo Park area.  He had been wandering the Park and the streets around Elysian Heights. He’s at the North Central Shelter, which  is about to get slammed with dogs from South LA which is moving to a new location, and NOC will be […]

Sibling rivalry and the “SuperBro-wl”

Sibling rivalry and the “SuperBro-wl”

Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers gets a laugh from Field Judge Jim Quirk during an NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium on October 29, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. Credit: Ralph Freso/Getty Images You’re born, and your life is great. Then, you get a little brother or […]

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