Archive for ‘October, 2013’


Halloween Traditions

Halloween Traditions

Lots of blogs to read that will give background on Halloween.   As a child I think I only Trick or Treated once.  Don’t know why, just the way it was.  It all seemed a bit odd to me.  In some ways it still does.   Mind you I love an excuse for going all […]

For Dawn, a Time to Thrust and and a Time to Coast

For Dawn, a Time to Thrust and and a Time to Coast

By Marc Rayman As NASA’s Dawn spacecraft makes its journey to its second target, the dwarf planet Ceres, Marc Rayman, Dawn’s chief engineer, shares a monthly update on the mission’s progress. In this graphic of Dawn’s interplanetary trajectory, the thin solid lines represent the orbits of Earth, Mars, Vesta and Ceres. After leaving Vesta, Dawn’s […]

Filmweek: Dallas Buyer’s Club, Ender’s Game, About Time and more

Filmweek: Dallas Buyer’s Club, Ender’s Game, About Time and more

Actors Jennifer Garner, Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto attend Focus Features’ ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ premiere at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences on October 17, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. ; Credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images Larry is joined by KPCC critics Henry Sheehan, Andy Klein and Charles Solomon to review this week’s […]

Save The Date: A night of Halloween events

Save The Date: A night of Halloween events

Pomeranian Vampire at Hermon Hermon Dog Park’s Howl-oween/Martha Benedict It seems like Halloween celebrations have been going for several weeks now but the night is finally here.  Have fun, be safe and don’t eat too much candy.  For those who want to do more than just go trick-or-treating,  The Eastsider’s   Halloween and Dia del […]

Flight Behavior

Flight Behavior

An extended metaphor saved by Kingsolver’s brilliant writing, Flight Behavior sets up the wayward migration of Monarch butterflies, drawn off-course by global warming, as an echo of the situation of Dellarobia Turnbow, an Appalachian farmer searching for something less confining than her existence as a mother and wife in a remote mountain hamlet. When Dellarobia […]

Bear vs. chickens awakens Braeburn Road resident

Bear vs. chickens awakens Braeburn Road resident

Sandy Gillis’ chicken coop was torn open by a bear Monday night by Timothy Rutt Sandy Gillis heard the chickens clucking, with increasing panic, at about 4:30 AM Monday morning. Bear track in Gillis’ yard, with an egg for comparison Gillis, who lives on the 1900 block of Braeburn Road, keeps chickens in a coop […]

Lost in Silver Lake: Small dog named Oso

Lost in Silver Lake: Small dog named Oso

Please be on the look out for Oso. She is about 20 lbs, small dog mix, with 2 tone brown and white chest. Long hair on ears and tail. Lost at Fountain and Sanborn Contact: 323 804 0288 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here to fill out a form […]

Book of Matt tells a different story about the murder of Matthew Shepard

Book of Matt tells a different story about the murder of Matthew Shepard

The Book of Matt The story of Matthew Shepard’s brutal murder in Laramie Wyoming 15 years ago caught the world’s attention and brought about a national conversation about gay hatred in the U.S. Stephen Jimenez’s book, “The Book of Matt: Hidden Truths About the Murder of Matthew Shepard” tells a bit of a different story […]

Re-Imagining the Arroyo

Re-Imagining the Arroyo

Linda Dove and Elizabeth Garrison and 15 other artists are re-imagining the Arroyo this weekend…so come on down! Art and poetry installations, a collaboration entitled “Flag the Bear” will be constructed in the lower Arroyo, November 2nd-3rd. Join an adventuresome array of Southern California’s artists on a half mile stroll, enlivened with their interpretations of […]

The Chaos Chronicles Podcast is Back! With laughs, information and an author interview with Kristin Radcliffe

The Chaos Chronicles Podcast is Back! With laughs, information and an author interview with Kristin Radcliffe

Yup, I’ve come out of retirement! I missed you, too. I kick off my renewed effort with an interview with author, mom and Satellite Sister Kristin Beckstrom Radcliffe, MSW, LCSW. Her new book is Willow Wonders Why Do I Worry?  Kristin wrote this charming and education picture book with her 11 year old daughter Wynne […]

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