Archive for ‘March, 2013’


Muir Ranch, Part the Second

Muir Ranch, Part the Second

I know the title of these posts on Muir is hokey.  But every once in a while I just get in a mood.  Probably need more roughage.  On the other hand, visiting Muir Ranch on a Plug Mob Saturday has a bit of drama all about it.  Being on 1.5 acres there is lots going […]

FilmWeek: A Place Beyond The Pines, The Host, Blancanieves, and more

FilmWeek: A Place Beyond The Pines, The Host, Blancanieves, and more

(L-R) producers Alex Orlovsky and Lynette Howel, actors Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes, Ryan Gosling, Writer/Director Derek Cianfrance and producer Jamie Patricof attend “The Place Beyond The Pines” premiere during the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival. Credit: Sonia Recchia/Getty Images Larry is joined by KPCC film critics Wade Major and Henry Sheehan to review this week’s […]

Girl Rising at Laemmle Playhouse 7

Girl Rising at Laemmle Playhouse 7

Around the world, millions of girls face barriers to education that boys do not. And, yet, when you educate a girl, you can break cycles of poverty in just one generation. (10×10 press release) Academy award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins’ Girl Rising spotlights stories of unforgettable girls born into unforgiving circumstances. Stories of individual girls […]

Getting ready for spring at Old Marengo Park

Getting ready for spring at Old Marengo Park

Scenes from the cleanup of Old Marengo Park on March 24: Master gardener Nancy Romero pitches in; Altadena Heritage members filled seven barrels with waste during the cleanup; Altadena Heritage board member (and Citizen of the Year) Michele Zack, who wrote the first grant to launch the park and remains involved in its maintenance; and […]

Back again …

Back again …

Thank you for your indulgence during our day off yesterday — Jake did some testing as part of his experimental drug study yesterday, and all went well, but exhaustion set in when we got back home — we’ll be catching up today! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

The Ingrid Adams James House

The Ingrid Adams James House

Trees and historic homes once lined the streets north of Colorado Blvd., but much of Pasadena was obliterated when the 210 freeway divided the city. If you look along the edges of the gash, you can find traces of what once was. One vestige is the 1890-ish Ingrid Adams James House at 433 Martelo Avenue. […]

Pasadena Toys For Tots Donation From New Belgium + Congregation Ale House

Pasadena Toys For Tots Donation From New Belgium + Congregation Ale House

At 6 p.m. this coming Monday, April 1st, New Belgium Brewery & Congregation Ale House in Pasadena will be presenting a check donation to the Pasadena Toys for Tots charity. As a refresher, Congregation and New Belgium teamed up in December for a month-long promotion where the Ale House featured anywhere from 4 to 8 New Belgium […]

Councilman favors lane change on Colorado Boulevard

Councilman favors lane change on Colorado Boulevard

One bike lanes – in red – would replace a traffic lane in each direction. A community meeting tonight will measure public sentiment in Eagle Rock for adding bike lanes to Colorado Boulevard, a proposal that would mean cutting down the number of traffic lanes to two from three in each direction.  The proposal has […]

Larry Leads a Rough Life

Larry Leads a Rough Life

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, Echo Park, Garvanza & Highland Park

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Eagle Rock, Echo Park, Garvanza & Highland Park

Back Of Frank’s Camera, Highland Park | Photo by Ken Chan/Flickr Oversized bobble heads, bigger restrooms and Wi-Fi await Dodger fans.  KPCC Dog in Garvanza electrocuted after stepping on utility box. Patch The best L.A. neighborhood  to be hip and young? Try Highland Park. Curbed L.A. Boyle Heights Neighborhood Council unlikely to weigh in on […]

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