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1700 Still Life

1700 Still Life

CicLAvia swarms LA’s streets

CicLAvia swarms LA’s streets

Cyclists took to the streets for CicLAvia on Sunday, April 21, 2012.; Credit: Tony Pierce/KPCC Yesterday, tens of thousands of Angelinos abandoned their cars, pumped up the tires of their bikes, and rode en mass the fifteen miles from Chinatown to Venice Beach as part of CicLAvia, which was inspired by Ciclovia, Bogota, Colombia’s cycling […]

News & Notes From Eagle Rock And Highland Park

News & Notes From Eagle Rock And Highland Park

101, Echo Park | Photo by zyzzyballuba/Eastsider Flickr Pool Jury acquits two LAPD officers accused of perjury  in connection with Highland Park DUI arrest. Daily News Occidental College students hold sleep over to raise awareness of sexual assaults. Patch Got photos to share?  Join The Eastsider Photo Pool or tag your Instagram photos with #eastsiderla. […]

Dragon Faire at St. George’s

Dragon Faire at St. George’s

Pony rides, game booths and prizes, two obstacle courses, 50/50 raffle, In-n-Out Burger, and, of course, dragon snacks. All at St. George’s Preschool Dragon Faire Saturday, April 27th. This is their major fundraiser of the year, which will keep the playground and classroom equipment updated, provide necessary and extra supplies, as well as benefit their […]

San Marino’s 100 Years Old

San Marino’s 100 Years Old

Lacy Park will be the location for San Marino’s 100th Birthday celebration. An “old-fashioned” picnic will be followed by train and pony rides, jugglers, a balloon artist, a photo booth, and more. Of course, a day of fun would not be the same without cotton candy, kettle corn, and barbecue, which will be available in […]

When City Hall Was a Hole in the Ground

When City Hall Was a Hole in the Ground

          Here are historic photos from the mid-1920s when our beloved Pasadena City Hall was under construction. Before the digging began: Parking Day or Nite (but not for much longer!): When the land was still being cleared:   They’re off and running: All Saints Church peeking over the palms: Note all […]

Zen Monday #239

Zen Monday #239

There is a moment of glee for me when I spy something and think, “Zen Monday photo!” It’s like coming up with a good tweet. If and when you come up with something to say about this photo, please add it to the comments. Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

Kate Atkinson at Vroman’s

Kate Atkinson at Vroman’s

Kate Atkinson, author of Started Early, Took My Dog; Case Histories; and Behind the Scenes of the Museum, to name just a few, will be at Vroman’s on Tuesday, April 23rd to discuss and sign her latest book Life After Life. “What if you could live again and again, until you got it right?” On […]

Sunday in the dungeon with Jackson Browne

Sunday in the dungeon with Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne shares stories about his Highland Park family home during a stop in the dungeon. /Photo by Martha Benedict Severin (left) and Jackson Browne/Martha Benedict From a bell tower and chapel to a pipe organ and a dungeon-like basement, the nearly century old Abbey San Encino, a Highland Park landmark clad in Arroyo Stone, […]

A picture is worth a thousand words ….

A picture is worth a thousand words ….

It’s time to bring this up again: original photos used on Altadenablog are protected by copyright, with or without watermark, and are not to be re-used without our express permission. We bring this up because Patch has several times used a photo we took of the tile mural on the floor of the Altadena Sheriff’s […]

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