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Zen Monday #264

Zen Monday #264

Zen Monday is the day you tell us what the photo’s about, rather than me telling you. Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

United Nations Assoc. Film Fest

United Nations Assoc. Film Fest

  Girl Rising has been described as encompassing “stunning cinematography matched with intelligent, almost poetic, monologues” (entertainment.inquirer.net) Nine girls from nine developing nations. All of them struggling with poverty, inflexible cultures, and incessant obstacles. Girls Rising was launched by Intel Philippines one year ago with the desire to illustrate “the inspiring transformation that happens to […]

Art on Palm 2013

Art on Palm 2013

“Under a canopy of oaks…” A lovely image, and under these oaks will be 32 artists exhibiting their works at Art on Palm in Altadena on Saturday, October 26th. Kathleen Swaydan will have her paintings, Cassandra Tondro her ecoprints (steamed leaves against paper), Louise Wannier her textiles, and Anna Vosburg her original jewelry, to name just a […]

Village Idiot, The

Village Idiot, The

WHY A fairly deep and thoughtful tap-beer selection, excellent fish ‘n chips and spinach pie, and a pretty normal crowd for Melrose, especially midweek. WHAT The crush is too much for us on weekend nights, but otherwise we’re always happy to stop into this brick-walled pub and restaurant for a Guinness and a steak sandwich […]

Eastside Wheels: Fueling up before a Sunday cruise

Eastside Wheels: Fueling up before a Sunday cruise

Photo by C.J. Salgado Aztec touch/C.J. Salgado The sight of a classic Chevy being fueled at the corner of Whittier and Atlantic Boulevard in East L.A.  caught the attention of C.J. Salgado. He took some photos and got some details from the owner: Caught a beautiful 1951 Chevy Deluxe, of “True Memories” car club, loading […]

Celebrate Halloween & Dia de los Muertos at the Library Oct. 29

Celebrate Halloween & Dia de los Muertos at the Library Oct. 29

The Altadena Main Library, 600 E. Mariposa St. , will host its annual family Halloween and Día de los Muertos Celebration on Tues., Oct. 29, at 4 PM Día de los Muertos / Day of the Dead is a traditional Mexican holiday when family and friends gather to honor and remember loved ones. Halloween and […]

Lost in Glassell Park: Maine Coon cat named Derryl

Lost in Glassell Park: Maine Coon cat named Derryl

Sumbitted by Molly Lambert Derryl is a brownish gray long-haired Maine Coon cat with a big fluffy tail. He’s a polydactl cat, with 7 fingers on both front paws. He has been missing since October 17th in the Glassell Park area on the border of Eagle Rock. Contact: mollylambert@gmail.com or (323) 572 5161 Read the […]

Webster’s Complex sold; WFS, thrift shop, and art center up for lease

Webster’s Complex sold; WFS, thrift shop, and art center up for lease

Brochure from Webster’s new owners shows that the Art Center, Webster’s Fine Stationers, and Daz-E thrift shop are available for lease. by Timothy Rutt The Webster’s complex — an Altadena landmark for eight decades at 2450 N. Lake Avenue — has been sold to a Beverly Hills developer. According to the new owner’s website, they […]

China credit agency downgrades US debt

China credit agency downgrades US debt

What kind of impact does the Chinese downgrade of US debt have in the US and internationally? ; Credit: Sandra Mu/Getty Images In the run-up to the debt ceiling deadline, stateside credit rating agency Fitch threatened downgrade US sovereign debt rating. Congress acted on time and that was that. But last week, we found out […]

For Sale: Highland Park restaurant

For Sale: Highland Park restaurant

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 5101 York Blvd, Highland Park $135,000 | Map Italianos has been at their location for the last 15 years. They have a beer and wine license with the potential for a full liquor license. Parking is available at the rear of the building. Their location at 5101 York blvd has […]

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