Archive for ‘October, 2013’


Too-much-to-do Altadena weekend

Too-much-to-do Altadena weekend

No two ways about it — there’s just too much to do this weekend. Let’s take a deep breath and plunge in … Friday, Oct. 18 Beginning yoga at the Loma Alta Park gym, 9 am. Daniel Pearl Music Day concert at 11 AM, Students from the New Horizon School, St. Mark’s School, Weiszmann Day […]

First Presbyterian, Huntington offer free flu shots Oct. 22

First Presbyterian, Huntington offer free flu shots Oct. 22

First Presbyterian Church of Altadena and Huntington Hospital are offering a free flu shot clinic this coming Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the church, 2775 Lincoln Avenue. Eligibility Criteria All adults over 18 years old, and children age 9 -17 with parent present for consent No allergy to hen’s eggs or previous influenza vaccine No medical […]

Simmzy’s

Simmzy’s

WHY An open-air beach bar in Manhattan Beach with good food and drink. WHAT Not much more than a single room opening onto a street patio, this tiny gastropub has two dozen really good rotating tap beers, gobs of wine by the glass and an Angus burger with sweet smoked onions, cheddar, and garlic aioli […]

Councilman Huizar admits he had an affair with former employee now suing for harassment

Councilman Huizar admits he had an affair with former employee now suing for harassment

Councilman Jose Huizar said today that he “deeply regrets” an affair he had with a former employee who has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against him, according to the L.A. Times. Huizar, whose 14th Council District stretches from Eagle Rock to Boyle Heights,  issued a statement about “an occasional and consensual relationship” with former Deputy […]

Filmweek: 12 Years a Slave, The Fifth Estate, Carrie and more

Filmweek: 12 Years a Slave, The Fifth Estate, Carrie and more

Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor arrives at the premiere of Fox Searchlights’ “12 Years A Slave” at the Directors Guild on October 14, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. ; Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images Larry is joined by KPCC critics Henry Sheehan and Lael Loewenstein to review this week’s releases, including 12 Years a Slave, The Fifth Estate, […]

Happy Trails, Altadena

Happy Trails, Altadena

Altadena is known, for one of many, as a horseman’s retreat. Horse owner, rider, or just casual admirer? Then join us Saturday, October 19th, when Altadena Heritage celebrates our rich equestrian past and present, by designating the acreage around Ridgeview Drive and Mariposa an Altadena Heritage Area.  An Altadena fixture since at least 1921, perhaps […]

Meet the Library Trustee Candidates, Part 2: Meredith McKenzie

Meet the Library Trustee Candidates, Part 2: Meredith McKenzie

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 , Steven S. Lamb, is here. Part 3, David Tuck, will appear Friday. Find your polling place by going […]

What Do You Want to Do Before You Die?

What Do You Want to Do Before You Die?

By the Buried Life (Jonnie Penn, Dave Lingwood, Duncan Penn, and Ben Mentin) When my middle-aged friend gave middle-aged me a copy of What Do You Want To Do Before You Die? I thought, “this is a bunch of boys running around on road trips. It sounds like fun, but I don’t have time for […]

Hodori

Hodori

WHY Decent and cheap Korean standards served 24/7. WHAT The short list of L.A. restaurants open 24 hours a day includes this Koreatown diner, and you could do far worse at 3 a.m. than Hodori’s bibim bap or bulgogi. Parking’s a pain, and the service and setting are basic, but the hours and price are […]

Found in Silver Lake: Scared and hungry cat hiding under deck

Found in Silver Lake: Scared and hungry cat hiding under deck

Submitted by Kat Calderon Full grown white and ginger cat. Don’t know sex. Discovered in my backyard in Silver Lake near Descanso Drive and Micheltorena on 10.15.13. Scared and hungry. I’ve fed it, but can’t get close. Obviously someone’s pet, not a stray. It’s living under my deck. I have two dogs, and there are […]

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