Archive for ‘May, 2013’


Discombobulated

Discombobulated

That is what this day was – discombobulated.  I was going to write about the PUSD Seat 4 vacancy and the staged reading of The Washing of the Waters tomorrow at Caltech, but the day ran away from me.  Or something. So, follow the links to Latino Heritage and you’ll find more writings on both […]

Elysian Valley Summer Day Camp begins June 10

Elysian Valley Summer Day Camp begins June 10

Elysian Valley Rec Center/City of L.A. Kids ages 5 to 12 can attend a nine-week Summer Day Camp at the Elysian Valley Recreation Center.  The camp begins on June 10. The camp includes themed weeks, field trips, pool trips, games, crafts, cooking, talent show, art, sports.  The camp will be he held on Monday through Friday, […]

Town council candidates turn out for NBBA forum May 29

Town council candidates turn out for NBBA forum May 29

Some of the candidates who attended NBBA’s town council candidate forum: Anny Liu, William Malone, Nicole A. Ford, Damon L. Hobdy, Carrie Eastman, Brent Musson, Michael John May-Devey, and Jaimie Bissner. by Timothy Rutt Neighbors Building a Better Altadena held a forum for the 14 candidates for Altadena Town Council on May 29. The format […]

Critic Peter Rainer chronicles 30 years of film reviews in his book ‘Rainer on Film’

Critic Peter Rainer chronicles 30 years of film reviews in his book ‘Rainer on Film’

Film critic Peter Rainer’s new book, “Rainer on Film: Thirty Years of Film Writing in a Turbulent and Transformative Era” Peter Rainer has been a film critic for 30 years. In his book, “Rainer on Film: Thirty Years of Film Writing in a Turbulent and Transformative Era,” Rainer gives an extensive history of films, directors, […]

Danny’s Farm gets $500 from Fancy Food Truck Friday

Danny’s Farm gets $500 from Fancy Food Truck Friday

Danny’s Farm receives $500 in proceeds from Fancy Food Truck Friday. From left: Gary Webster of Webster’s Wine & Spirits; Meredith and Michael Miller of Webster’s Community Pharmacy; and Cathy and Jim Gott of Danny’s Farm. by Timothy Rutt Danny’s Farm, the formerly-in-Altadena organization that provides educational programs and employment for persons with autism and […]

The Weekend Go Go: Block This, They Make Music, Party at the Arroyo, and So Many Burgers

The Weekend Go Go: Block This, They Make Music, Party at the Arroyo, and So Many Burgers

It seems like it’s been May forever. That’s probably why Angelenos are celebrating the first weekend of the new month with lots of food and music, music, music. It’s June/spoon/tune for a reason, people. Music for Your Mouth (and Eyes and Ears) Two things go without saying.  You have to eat.  You have to have […]

Congressmen put more pressure on Metrolink to study potential health risks of Cypress Park rail yard

Congressmen put more pressure on Metrolink to study potential health risks of Cypress Park rail yard

Congressmen Xavier Becerra and Adam Schiff   today repeated requests that Metrolink conduct an extensive study of the potential health risks posed by its rail maintenance center in Cypress Park. During a press conference held this morning across the Los Angeles River in Elysian Valley, Schiff, who was  joined by about 50 other officials and residents, […]

Filmweek: After Earth, Now You See Me, The Kings of Summer and more

Filmweek: After Earth, Now You See Me, The Kings of Summer and more

Actors Jaden Smith and Will Smith attend the “After Earth” premiere at Ziegfeld Theater on May 29, 2013 in New York City.; Credit: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images Larry and KPCC critics Lael Loewenstein and Tim Cogshell review this week’s releases, including After Earth, Now You See Me, The Kings of Summer and more. TGI-FilmWeek! After […]

Michael Feinstein Leads the Pasadena Pops

Michael Feinstein Leads the Pasadena Pops

To be named successor to the late Marvin Hamlisch of the Pasadena Symphony and Pops seems to have come as a surprise to “singer, pianist, and renowned interpreter of the American Songbook” Michael Feinstein. He also sees it as an honor. His inaugural season begins this Saturday, June 1st. This “musical grab bag” of an […]

Lian Dolan and Elizabeth the First Wife headed out on book tour of NJ/NY/CT

Lian Dolan and Elizabeth the First Wife headed out on book tour of NJ/NY/CT

Read the book? Click here to win a weekend in Ashland, Oregon Pulling a Liz and paying for WiFi on the plane. Look at me! Working on a plane! Something I always say I’m going to do, then the lure of magazines gets the best of me. But I know the next 6 days will […]

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