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‘God Loves Uganda’ goes inside the evangelical campaign in Africa

‘God Loves Uganda’ goes inside the evangelical campaign in Africa

God loves Uganda The documentary, God Loves Uganda, explores the American evangelical movement in Uganda that is focused on fundamental biblical teaching. Many of the evangelicals have been instrumental in providing schools, and hospitals in needed areas of the country. At the same time the movement has been noted to promote religious bigotry especially against […]

It is at this point

It is at this point

I love history.  There, I’ve said it.  As if you didn’t know. Only days before the 2013 Latino Heritage Parade & jamaica.   In my most logical parts of my mind I’m focused on how to share a fuller, different historical picture. So that this map of 1930 Pasadena is re-seen through a different filter…  […]

News & Notes From Atwater, Echo Park and Mt. Washington

News & Notes From Atwater, Echo Park and Mt. Washington

Palm Row at Hollenbeck Park, Boyle Heights | Current Events/Eastsider Photo Pool Prepare for lunch time traffic jam as Dodgers playoff game scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. Who’s knocking at the door? Mt. Washington residents warn neighbors about suspicious sales persons. Atwater awaits its first classic car show. Read the Full Story at Eastsider […]

Meet the Library Trustee Candidates, Part 1: Steven S. Lamb

Meet the Library Trustee Candidates, Part 1: Steven S. Lamb

The Altadena Library District election is Tuesday, November 5. There are three candidates vying for two seats on the Board of Trustees, and Altadenablog is presenting profiles of the candidates in their own words. Part I is candidate Steven S. Lamb. Part 2 will appear tomorrow, and Part 3 on Friday. Find your polling place […]

How Long Is Never?

How Long Is Never?

How long is never? Is never forever? As when I tell you, I will never not loathe the dark or never not gag at the thought of warm milk? Or is never negotiable? As in, I will never not love you, when, alas, love, like leaves, can crinkle at the edges as fall comes, then […]

The off-screen persona of Johnny Carson

The off-screen persona of Johnny Carson

“Johnny Carson” By Henry Bushkin Johnny Carson was the late night king from 1962 until 1992 with his popular show, “The Tonight Show.” At his peak, he was one of America’s highest paid entertainers. But what was he really like behind closed doors? His long time lawyer and close confidant, Henry Bushkin was there for […]

Stand-up comic performs and paddles across Echo Park Lake

Stand-up comic performs and paddles across Echo Park Lake

Gondolier Aaron Black at Echo Park Lake/Lucy Guanuna By Lucy Guanuna All manner of boats – from wooden canoes to plastic pedal boats – have floated across the surface of Echo Park Lake over the decades. But it’s probably safe to say that none have been guided by a gondolier and aspiring stand-up comic – […]

Survey says Americans are less polarized than we think

Survey says Americans are less polarized than we think

A new NBC/Esquire poll found that Americans aren’t as politically polarized as it seems; most fall in the center. Where do you stand?; Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images It’s day 15 of the federal shutdown in D.C. and lawmakers are still duking it out over various proposals to fund and reopen the government by Thursday’s deadline. […]

One of three dogs rescued: is the forest becoming an animal dumping ground?

One of three dogs rescued: is the forest becoming an animal dumping ground?

…. may be, according to this message from Lori Paul: Rob and I returned home late last night and saw not one, but three obviously related little tan cairn-type terrier dogs wandering in confusion down the hill near the trail junction… in coyote country. It was obvious that the little dogs were frightened and lost. […]

Cashew Cream Lasagna

Cashew Cream Lasagna

By Jennie Cook Who Wants Seconds? Sociable Suppers for Vegans, Omnivores & Everyone in Between Jennie will be discussing and signing her newly-released cookbook on Friday, October 18th, 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore. If a vegan is coming to dinner, this lasagna would make them very happy. It’s a classic white lasagna with a dairy-free […]

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