Archive for ‘March, 2013’


Altadena Sheriff’s Station offers "tweet-along" Friday

Altadena Sheriff’s Station offers "tweet-along" Friday

by Timothy Rutt The Altadena Sheriff’s station is participating in the Global Police Tweet-a-thon Friday, offering a virtual ride-along thru Twitter as local deputies tweet their movements during a working shift. According to a press release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Altadena deputies will participate between 10 AM and 6 PM March 22. […]

Cheesy Egg Soufflé from The Spot Gourmet

Cheesy Egg Soufflé from The Spot Gourmet

Ingredients: 5 eggs 1 ½ cups heavy cream 1 ¼ cups grated cheddar cheese 1 ¼ cups grated parmesan cheese ½ cup shredded jalapeño jack cheese Salt & Pepper to taste Dash of Tapiatio hot sauce Directions: Preheat oven to 450º. In a large bowl, beat the eggs and cream together for 3 minutes until […]

Hahamongna Detail Week, 1

Hahamongna Detail Week, 1

Hahamongna Watershed Park is not beautiful in a conventional sense. It’s not crashing waves, alpine meadows, or even amber waves of grain, though on some days the skies are glorious. Much of the growth here is native California scrub. There are what you might call sweeping vistas, of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab. Conventional beauty has […]

Caterpillar Adoption Days

Caterpillar Adoption Days

It’s caterpillar adoption days at Kidspace. For four bucks, your child will receive a caterpillar, food, a care guide, and an adoption certificate (for naming rights). A life-cycle observation sheet allows said caterpillar parent to draw each stage of their wee one’s metamorphosis, all the way up to the adult Painted Lady butterfly it shall […]

Supporting Make Music Pasadena

Supporting Make Music Pasadena

Since 2008, Make Music Pasadena has offered over 700 free concerts. On stages, rooftops, aboard buses, and in parks and alleyways. Sponsored by the City of Pasadena, Old Pasadena Management District, and the Pasadena Playhouse District, the production team is small and the fees keep increasing. This year, Make Music Pasadena is looking to raise […]

Chaos Chronicles 704: Glitter Bombs, Oz, Sheryl Sandberg and Steubenville

Chaos Chronicles 704: Glitter Bombs, Oz, Sheryl Sandberg and Steubenville

The new Chaos Chronicles podcast is up! Chaos Chronicles 704: Glitter Bombs, Oz, Sheryl Sandberg and Steubenville Lian is back for a full hour of Chaos: The Joy of Volunterring News Nuggets: Cookie Crimes; Oz at the Box Office; Glitter Bombs The Case for Sheryl Sandberg and Lean In What to learn from Steubenville Plus, […]

A Chicano band from Boyle Heights celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a Celtic punk performance

A Chicano band from Boyle Heights celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a Celtic punk performance

Ollin at the Satellite/ Photos by Nathan Solis By Nathan Solis The St. Patrick’s Day celebration at The Satellite in Silver Lake on Sunday had many of the classic trappings of the holiday, with the crowd breaking out into impromptu Irish jigs and people swinging on each others’ arms. But, on stage, the Boyle Heights […]

The Bordeaux That Nearly Was

The Bordeaux That Nearly Was

When we think of California wine today, we think of Napa, Sonoma and the Santa Ynez Valley, but from the 1850s until the 1880s, the San Gabriel Valley was by far the largest wine-producing region in the state. Rows of grapes once stretched for thousands of acres in what is now Pasadena, South Pasadena, San […]

Wine Tasting: Vintage California

Wine Tasting: Vintage California

A vineyard once thrived on the ranch land that is now The Huntington. Jennifer Allan Goldman, a curator of the current exhibit “Cultivating California: Founding Families of the San Marino Ranch,” will give a talk about the property’s agricultural past this Wednesday, March 20th. According to Matt Hormann, “from the 1850s until the 1880s, the […]

Rashōmon Amidst the Blossoms

Rashōmon Amidst the Blossoms

A woodcutter, a thief, a young woman, and a samurai meet by an ancient gate among the cherry blossoms. One event. Four different stories. Artistic Director Brian Brophy and the Caltech Players (who just put on Little Shop of Horrors) brings Japanese director Akira Kurosawa’s film Rashōmon to the Under the Oaks Theater at Descanso […]

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