Archive for ‘May, 2013’


Enchanted Grove

Enchanted Grove

On a perfect day, while strolling through a shaded oak grove, you come upon a beautiful, young princess playing a harp. Be careful. She could be dangerous. There is such a thing as faerie. If it weren’t for the small camera crew and the microphone stand, I might have thought the grove was enchanted. Instead, […]

The Weekend Go Go: Almost Infinite Improv, Knit Wit, Giant Robot BBQ, Jazz/Reggae/You

The Weekend Go Go: Almost Infinite Improv, Knit Wit, Giant Robot BBQ, Jazz/Reggae/You

So.  The fridge is stocked with dogs, and burgers.   The cooler is stocked with beer.  The Hawaiian Tropic and pool noodles are lined up by the slip and slide. Now what? Tradition is great but man (and woman) can’t live by backyard bbq/party alone.  Read on to change up the scenery. Go Go’ers, getting […]

How old is too old for pregnancy?

How old is too old for pregnancy?

A 33-week pregnant woman is seen by a midwife in a routine checkup.; Credit: AFP/AFP/Getty Images Reports about mothers giving birth well into menopause and celebrities who are having babies into their 50s have been making headlines for the past few years. Improved fertility treatments and hormones that can stave off menopause are making it […]

Kimberly Nuveem Bautista

Kimberly Nuveem Bautista

A couple of months ago James and I went to hear some Chicano Rockabilly in Claremont.  We had a splendid time.  Having lived and been a college administrator’s wife in the early 1970s it was stunning to see the changes on campus.   I was encouraged by the image painted on a column of my […]

Weekendin’: Memorial Day

Weekendin’: Memorial Day

A long weekend, with time to remember those who served and gave their all. But first, a word from our sponsors: Webster’s Fine Stationers is still taking donations to help the tornado victims in Moore, Oklahoma. Round up your purchase or come by to make a donation. Webster’s Community Pharmacyis having a Memorial Day sale […]

Filmweek: The Hangover III, Fast & Furious 6, Epic and more

Filmweek: The Hangover III, Fast & Furious 6, Epic and more

Cast members, (L-R) Ed Helms, Bradley Cooper, Heather Graham, director Todd Phillips, Justin Bartha, Ken Jeong and Zach Galifianakis as they arrive for the European Premiere of ‘The Hangover Part 3’ in London on May 22, 2013.; Credit: AFP/AFP/Getty Images Larry and KPCC critics Andy Klein, Henry Sheehan and Charles Solomon review this week’s releases, […]

L.A. City Hall Celebrates Yuca’s Restaurant

L.A. City Hall Celebrates Yuca’s Restaurant

Serving up some of LA’s most mouth-watering Mexican cuisine, Los Angeles’ very own Yuca’s Restaurant founder, Socorro Herrera, is being honored at the Ceremonial Proclamation of the Resolution of the City of Los Angeles: Día del Yucateco (Yucatan Day) on Friday May 24th, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the Los Angeles City Hall. Herrera, A.K.A. […]

ACONA sets speakers for meeting May 28

ACONA sets speakers for meeting May 28

The Altadena Coalition of Neighborhood Associations (ACONA) meets next week Tuesday, May 28, from 7-8:30 PM at the Altadena Main Library, 600 E. Mariposa St. The updated agenda includes: An update on CERT "zones" (Holly Rundburg) Green/Food Co-op: Ellen Walton and Arroyo Food Co-op’s Mia Dunn will talk about the co-op, what resources are needed […]

Meatless Memorial Day? Eagle Rock chef shows how to make a tasty veggie burger

Meatless Memorial Day? Eagle Rock chef shows how to make a tasty veggie burger

The Four Cafe Veggie Burger/Valentina Silva By Valentina Silva Summer barbecues are traditionally meaty affairs, but there’s always room for a veggie burger. And I don’t mean a Boca Burger. I’m talking a homemade one that’s hearty, delicious and made with, you know, actual vegetables. I asked Eagle Rock’s Four Cafe owner Michelle Wilton how […]

Art on Palm returns to Wildwood Park Saturday

Art on Palm returns to Wildwood Park Saturday

by Timothy Rutt Art on Palm, the twice-yearly showcase of local artisans below the oaks of Wildwood Park, returns this Saturday, May 25, from 9:30 AM-5 PM. Browse for unique gifts from 36 selected artists who will be showing their work. Entertainment will be provided by Bluefish, and refreshments by Jones Coffee Roasters. A portion […]

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