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Ribbon Cutting at La Monarca

Ribbon Cutting at La Monarca

Ricardo Cervantes and Alfredo Livas grew up in Monterrey, Mexico’s third largest city located in the northeastern part of the country. As kids, the two friends grew up enjoying the rich variety of bread and pastries (pan dulce), which are household staples in Mexico. After moving to Los Angeles, both friends continued their search for […]

Altadena Farmer’s Market starts payment alternatives this week

Altadena Farmer’s Market starts payment alternatives this week

by Timothy Rutt For the natural, organic vibe that is part of the Altadena Farmer’s Market, you think they would eschew plastic in all its forms. But not anymore — especially when it helps out those who need assistance with their food budget, which we like. According to the market’s Facebook page: Starting this Wednesday, […]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights and Montecito Heights

News & Notes From Boyle Heights and Montecito Heights

Birrieria & Bougainvillea, Boyle Heights | Photo by Mary-Austin Klein/Flickr Chinatown “concept shop” opens Boyle Height branch with a party featuring music, art and ping pong. Racked L.A. How to get the freeway lights turned back on in Montecito Heights.  ASNC Happening Today:  Issues, Visions & Goals meeting, Silver Lake. Save The Date   Read […]

Leash Laws

Leash Laws

They just crossed the street from Pasadena into Altadena. I didn’t notice if this big dog was on a leash, but I think so. After all, we do have laws, and a leash comes in handy for leading your dog across the street, regardless of his size. Boz loves dogs like this. He wants very […]

“Imaginary Surfing at Big Sur” by Larry Wilson

“Imaginary Surfing at Big Sur” by Larry Wilson

Imaginary Surfing at Big Sur for Michael Murphy at 80 By Larry Wilson   This is the real world Same as that old world You imagine you live in More realistically The cliffs with their real Esalen hot sulfur water bursting Out where they did the books On an abacus Doesn’t make the books less […]

Assisted suicide brings judicial leniency

Assisted suicide brings judicial leniency

Dr Philip Nitschke holds up a drug testing kit which is used as part of assisted suicides following a workshop on the subject on May 5, 2009 in Bournemouth, England. Credit: Matt Cardy/Getty Images Last week, George Taylor was given a two-day jail sentence and three years probation for killing his wife, Gewynn. The couple, […]

Letters show L.A. Catholic archdiocese tried to hide abuse of children by priests

Letters show L.A. Catholic archdiocese tried to hide abuse of children by priests

Cardinal Roger Mahony former archbishop of Los Angeles (C) attends the concistory held by Pope Benedict XV at the Saint Peter’s Basilica on February 18, 2012 in Vatican City, Vatican. Credit: Franco Origlia/Getty Images Archbishop Emeritus of Los Angeles Roger M. Mahoney has again apologized for his involvement over twenty years ago in concealing child […]

Low boil today

Low boil today

A couple of the season’s creeping illnesses are taking their toll here, so we’re operating a low temperature today in an attempt to rest and recover. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Ballot Box: The ABCs – or make that the OHPs – of the March ballot

Ballot Box: The ABCs – or make that the OHPs – of the March ballot

Photo by Neon Tommy/Flickr By Brenda Rees How much does “the luck of the draw” play into local politics? We’ll know more in March when the  council district candidates will see if their position on the ballot played any factor in their wins or losses.  With a dozen candidates alone running in Council District 13, […]

Tour of Bertram Goodhue’s Legacy: Caltech

Tour of Bertram Goodhue’s Legacy: Caltech

Join us for a one-hour tour of Bertram Goodhue’s sublime architectural legacy on the Caltech campus, where original buildings provide a rich display of an innovative design vocabulary that followed Goodhue’s ground-breaking work at the Panama-California Exposition in San Diego (1915). Accompanying us on our walking tour of the campus will be Romy Wyllie, historian, […]

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