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12 years later, Monsters University tells how it all began

12 years later, Monsters University tells how it all began

Mike Wazowski, voiced by Billy Crystal, goes to college with high hopes of graduating as a top-notch scarer. After 12 years, Pixar’s “Monsters, Inc” is releasing its prequel, “Monsters University.” Billy Crystal and John Goodman return to play Mike and Sulley, telling the story of how they became friends back in university days, that is, […]

What we see

What we see

I used to think that color blind was the way to approach life.  You know, I only see, name the person, I don’t see the color of their skin.  But after years and years of working with people, I find that most folks do note color, and shape, and size, and language, and, well the […]

Eastside Property: Buyer wastes no time snapping up Eagle Rock Craftsman

Eastside Property: Buyer wastes no time snapping up Eagle Rock Craftsman

The flippers who purchased this nearly century-old Craftsman back in early May for $485,000 managed to preserve some of the Eagle Rock’s home historic charm and features – including original wood molding and floors – while building a sleek new kitchen and adding central air and heat. The three-bedroom home’s location just off  Colorado Boulevard […]

Just another roadside attraction: poetrybomb at New York/Midlothian

Just another roadside attraction: poetrybomb at New York/Midlothian

Community correspondent Chip Ossman shared this picture from the bus stop at New York Drive/Midlothian Drive: somebody’s left a few verses behind … Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Hiker rescued from second waterfall

Hiker rescued from second waterfall

by Timothy Rutt Rescue crews walked down an injured hiker from second waterfall at Eaton Canyon Thursday afternoon. According to Law Enforcement Technician Valdez at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station, rescue crews were called in about 2:40 PM after the male hiker, no age available, had twisted his ankle at the location, which has been […]

Filmweek: World War Z, Monsters University, A Hijacking and more

Filmweek: World War Z, Monsters University, A Hijacking and more

Brad Pitt attends the “World War Z” New York Premiere on June 17, 2013 in New York City.; Credit: Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images Larry and KPCC critics Wade Major, Henry Sheehan, and Charles Solomon review this week’s releases, including World War Z, Monsters University, A Hijacking and more. TGI-Filmweek! World War Z Monsters University A Hijacking […]

Makin’ Moobies

Makin’ Moobies

Over at our house, we’ve been making a movie. No, really. It’s hard work. Plus when you’re finished, you have to fill all the holes. The film, called “Strong Love,” is scary and romantic. The black & white photos are stills from the film, which stars Jeff Elam and Karen Zumsteg (both pictured) and is […]

Helping hands – and shovels – for Echo Park Lake

Helping hands – and shovels – for Echo Park Lake

Dream Center volunteers on patrol for trash at Echo Park Lake./Darrell Kunitomi Many fans of Echo Park Lake have expressed concern about how the lake and park will fare after it reopened this past weekend after a nearly two-year clean up. After spending more than $45 million in clean-water bond money on the project, city […]

The Weekend Go Go: Sci-Fi Sounds, Boardwalk Beats, Wilshire Walk & Roll

The Weekend Go Go: Sci-Fi Sounds, Boardwalk Beats, Wilshire Walk & Roll

Go Go’ers, perhaps you’ve been celebrating summer for weeks now. If so, carry on. The official season of easy breezy starts Friday, however, with a trio of  free, out-of-doors/under the stars/sunny side up events. Summertime, and the living is…outside. To Summer…and Beyond! To celebrate the longest day of 2013 you’ll want to: Load up the […]

Camelot & Vine by Petrea Burchard

Camelot & Vine by Petrea Burchard

“I hadn’t planned on a mid-life crisis…but I was gripped by the urge to run.” “As soon as the plane took off I knew I’d made a mistake.…The pilot chattered away over the intercom. It would take something like nine hours to get to London. Nine hours of panic in economy class was just plain […]

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