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Old Filth

Old Filth

Like a bracing draught of quinine water, the beautifully written Old Filth by Jane Gardam is both astringent and purifying; it’s good for you and, it turns out, has more than a little kick. If you are fascinated by the effects of the Empire on Britain and its subjects, this novel will be like adding gin to […]

Doughnut drop-in kicks off library’s summer reading program

Doughnut drop-in kicks off library’s summer reading program

by TImothy Rutt The Altadena Library kicks off its 2013 summer reading program on Tuesday, June 11 with a "Doughnut Drop-In Kick-off" from 10-11 AM. Kids and teens sign up for this year’s "Reading is Delicious" summer reading program, get a free doughnut, and get started. The summer reading program is free. The Altadena Main […]

Dodgers in “sensitive discussions” to bring another sports team to play in Chavez Ravine

Dodgers in “sensitive discussions” to bring another sports team to play in Chavez Ravine

Photo by Scott Fajack Who the Dodgers owners are talking to is not clear but an L.A. Times story  provides turns up the most recent evidence that the team’s new owners are actively looking at developing the acres of land and parking lots that surround the stadium. The new piece of information surfaced in a […]

The Angeles Chorale at 1st United Methodist

The Angeles Chorale at 1st United Methodist

“A feast for the ears and balm for the soul.” In recent times, England’s royal family has without question functioned as a  kind of ongoing economic stimulus package for British tourism and the tabloid media. But long before the era of Charles and Diana sparked the frenzy of media coverage that led to the young […]

Dream of You

Dream of You

There’s nothing written in the stars, I’ve not experienced the beyond; there’s only this ache in my heart but that will be gone, when I’m gone. There’s only lost thoughts in the air, random emotions haunting me. There’s only sadness and despair; I’m swimming in a lonely sea. I cannot spot that peaceful shore where […]

Presenting…Dustin Hoffman, Director

Presenting…Dustin Hoffman, Director

US actor and director Dustin Hoffman waves to the audience at the Japan premiere of ‘Quartet’ in Tokyo on April 8, 2013.; Credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images Actor and now director Dustin Hoffman joins AirTalk to discuss his new projects. This veteran actor took a shot at directing in his new movie, “Quartet,” a film about retired […]

16 Days to Summer

16 Days to Summer

Springtime, ha! I’ll bloom when I’m good and ready. Y qué! Palo Verde tree (“Y qué” is a phrase that can mean, “You want to make something of it?!”)

Found dog: male pug mix, Mariposa near Lincoln

Found dog: male pug mix, Mariposa near Lincoln

Male Pug mix puppy found 6/4 on Mariposa near Lincoln. He hasn’t been fixed, but his nails were clipped when we found him. He’s a little skinny, but is very sweet and tame. Contact Brandon 323 459-7995 Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Amazon.com grocery delivery coming to Los Angeles, report says

Amazon.com grocery delivery coming to Los Angeles, report says

A box from Amazon.com; Credit: Flickr/Aurelijus Valeiša The hyper-competitive grocery market in LA is expecting a major new player in the coming days. Reuters reports Amazon.com will offer grocery delivery to your doorstep, including fresh organic produce, meat and dairy. AmazonFresh, as its grocery section is called, has been testing in its hometown of Seattle […]

Good Morning! Good Girl Dinette now serving breakfast with a tasty Vietnamese twist

Good Morning! Good Girl Dinette now serving breakfast with a tasty Vietnamese twist

Breakfast is served at Good Girl Dinette/Valentina Silva Turmeric Dill Hash/Valentina Silva By Valentina Silva If there’s one thing Figueroa Street needs it’s breakfast. There are some notable staples—Antigua Bread, Metro Balderas, La Fuente—but there’s no denying that some new blood is in order. That’s why I was intrigued when I heard that Good Girl […]

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