Archive for ‘January, 2013’


Helping

Helping

Today, we’re making chicken soup. (photo by John Sandel) Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

Little Flower: Foley Cake

Little Flower: Foley Cake

After the bite of last week’s inaugural recipe of gumbo by Chef Claud Beltran, this week we tip to the sweet end of the scale with Foley Cake from Little Flower Candy and Cafè, owner Christine Moore, and her incredible book Little Flower: Recipes from the Cafè, published by Prospect Park Books, owned by Colleen […]

Digging Deeper at Kidspace

Digging Deeper at Kidspace

Kids can take their first steps toward becoming apaleontologists by brushing though recycled SAFDEK to uncover plant and animal fossils. Children of all ages can try to identify fossils from an Albertosaurus, Archaeopteryx, or the ferocious Tyrannosaurus Rex. Daily “Fossil Hunt” explorations teach kids how to identify different fossil types like Trace, Cast, and True Form […]

Piccolo

Piccolo

WHY Seductive charm, a setting right out of Venice, Italy, and superb Italian food make it ideal for a memorable date or celebration. Just be prepared to pay for the experience. WHAT This beachside trattoria is so warm and intimate that you’ll feel like you’ve been invited to a friend’s house for dinner—a friend who […]

GOP about-face on debt ceiling sequel

GOP about-face on debt ceiling sequel

U.S. Rep. James Moran (D-VA) (L) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) listen during a news conference January 16, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. House Democrats held a news conference to announce new legislation to eliminate the federal debt ceiling. Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images Congress will vote Wednesday on a bill to extend the […]

News & Notes from Echo Park & El Sereno

News & Notes from Echo Park & El Sereno

On The Edge, East Los Angeles | Photo by Antix818/Flickr Police seek help finding suspect in fatal El Sereno taco truck shooting. LAPD City to dedicate “Taix Square” in honor of Echo Park French restaurant . Echo Elysian Forum (dedication has been postponed) What’s closed on Martin Luther King Day? Daily News Bloggers don’t live on […]

Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Day holiday today: Pasadena Unified School District and government offices are closed (except, notably, anything having to do with today’s inaugural celebration, one manifestation of the dream realized). One of the best ways to celebrate and remember is through the Reverend’s words. Here’s a public domain version of his "Letter from a […]

Zen Monday: #229

Zen Monday: #229

And now, it’s time for your Monday Zen. Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

Heirloom Cafe: Sweet & Savory

Heirloom Cafe: Sweet & Savory

It’s easy to miss, tucked around the corner, and especially since Busters so easily catches one’s eye right next to the Metro, as well as Mix ‘n Munch and the new La Monarca Bakery. But right up Meridian Avenue, just north of Mission in South Pasadena is Heirloom Bakery and Cafe. Having lived in South Pasadena […]

Dear Abby, Ellen & Fred

Dear Abby, Ellen & Fred

In honor of the 2nd officially recognized Fred Korematsu Day Pasadena and, in his words, to highlight that “even in times of crisis, we must guard against prejudice and keep uppermost our commitment to law and justice,” Ellen Snortland shares a camp story. Back in the 1970’s, I rented my home in McArthur Park to a […]

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