Archive for ‘May, 2013’


L.A. Foodie’s #GetPorked Event at Beachwood BBQ in Long Beach

L.A. Foodie’s #GetPorked Event at Beachwood BBQ in Long Beach

Memorial Day just ended, but that doesn’t mean the grills are cooling off anytime soon; in fact, L.A. Foodie and Beachwood BBQ and Brewing are firing up a sizzling event tomorrow evening! The gathering is called #GetPorked, and as you probably guessed, the night is going to be full of succulent swine. The event costs $40 […]

IOC soon to determine fate of wrestling, baseball and more at the Olympics

IOC soon to determine fate of wrestling, baseball and more at the Olympics

Guilherme Dias of Brazil (red) competes against Sean Odea of Australia during the Freestyle 85 kg Wrestling event in the Sports Halls at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre on January 20, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.; Credit: Craig Golding/Getty Images In February the International Olympic Committee made headlines when they recommended that wrestling be dropped from […]

Down to 14 as two drop out of town council race

Down to 14 as two drop out of town council race

by Timothy Rutt The race is now down to 14 as two town council candidates have withdrawn from the race. According to election chair Eric Pierce, Evangelina Quintana (CT 4602) and Stephen Dale Zeider (4613) have dropped out of the race. No reason was given. While two candidates are still running in 4602, this leaves […]

In practice, not theory

In practice, not theory

Sheds are supposed to be all about practical matters.  Things lined up, just so.  My neighbor up the street has a meticulously, shoot, I’d say a beautifully organized shed.  It is joy to see the order.  She says it helps her feel more centered.  I can understand that.  I could wish to achieve that.  I […]

Phil Jackson: The “Zen Master” of the NBA reveals his secrets to success

Phil Jackson: The “Zen Master” of the NBA reveals his secrets to success

Then-head coach Phil Jackson of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts during play against the Dallas Mavericks in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2011 NBA Playoffs on May 8, 2011 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.; Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images This weekend, the coach of the San Antonio Spurs caught up […]

Relay: pick your spot, and El Patron’s fundraiser tomorrow

Relay: pick your spot, and El Patron’s fundraiser tomorrow

The Altadena Relay for Life is this weekend, and team members and captains are getting in the last phases of preparation for the big event. On Wednesday, at 6:30 PM, team captains are requested to be at Farnsworth Park lower ball field to pick out your tent location. El Patron Mexican Restaurant, 2555 Lake Avenue, […]

Sponsored Post: Geoffrey & Lee Real Estate dazzles Northeast L.A. at latest open house!

Sponsored Post: Geoffrey & Lee Real Estate dazzles Northeast L.A. at latest open house!

Cloudless skies and a light summer breeze made for the perfect ambiance at Geoffrey & Lee Real Estate’s latest open house in Glassell Park, which showcased the impeccable work done by their exclusive sellers, Dossier Capital. It was evident to each guest who walked through the door that this remodel is vastly different from what […]

Piña Colada Pancakes

Piña Colada Pancakes

I’ll bet nobody’s sent in this recipe! Next month, I’ll be doing brushetta. I actually had it all ready for this month, but my kids begged me to do pancakes first. Start with scrumptious Buttermilk Pancakes… Ingredients: 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoons baking powder ¼ teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons sugar 1 […]

ANW: One-Night Readings, Classes and Internships

ANW: One-Night Readings, Classes and Internships

“Words Within” at A Noise Within – Wednesdays, one-night-only readings, 7 p.m. Free, reservations requested. June 12th: The Heiress by Ruth and Augustus Goetz, based on the 1880 Henry James novel Washington Square. The Heiress, directed by Robertson Dean, is the story of New York society, wealth, and a daughter’s struggle for her father’s love as […]

Agapito Ramos Martinez

Agapito Ramos Martinez

As the distance becomes greater between our times when we talked, when I heard your stories, heard you sing and play your harmonica, your image often becomes more shadowy.   Not the sense of your voice, or the impish twinkle in your eye.  But the line of your nose, your feet in flip flops, and […]

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