Archive for ‘November, 2013’


NASA’s Dawn Fills out its Ceres Dance Card

NASA’s Dawn Fills out its Ceres Dance Card

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. This graphic shows the planned trek of NASA’s Dawn spacecraft from its launch in 2007 through its arrival at the dwarf planet Ceres in […]

Small Business Saturday: hoist a glass to historic Webster’s Fine Stationers

Small Business Saturday:  hoist a glass to historic Webster’s Fine Stationers

by Timothy Rutt Today is Small Business Saturday (according to Big Business American Express; we think EVERY day should be Small Business Day!) and here are some activities going on: Webster’s Fine Stationers is holding their annual (and final) Holiday Open House, from 11 AM-7 PM today. They write: "Along with many of our local […]

Breaking: barricaded suspect in La Crescenta

Breaking: barricaded suspect in La Crescenta

by Timothy Rutt Los Angeles County sherifff’s deputies are working to resolve a barricaded suspect near the Ralphs Shopping Center in La Crescenta. According to a release from the sheriff’s department, the incident began about 5 PM tonight. Currently, LASD crisis negotiators and Special Enforcement Bureau deputies are working with Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies […]

Should Canada and the U.S. become one superpower? Author makes case for a country merger

Should Canada and the U.S. become one superpower? Author makes case for a country merger

Diane Francis’ “Merger of the Century: Why Canada and America Should Become One Country” America has had it rough over the past decade. The nation is over $17 trillion in debt, the middle class is shrinking, and the country’s dysfunctional political system is getting in the way of solving the myriad of economic crises at […]

News & Notes From Echo Park, Glassell Park, Highland Park And Silver Lake

News & Notes From Echo Park, Glassell Park, Highland Park And Silver Lake

Anxious Dogs, Northeast L.A. | Martha Benedict/Eastsider Flickr Pool Glassell Park shooting victim identified as 42-year-old James Marcus Howe. L.A. Times’ take on the Echo Park writer in the roundabout.  (Previously on The Eastsider) Highland Park bakery caters to a new York Boulevard (Previously on The Eastsider) Grandmother and granddaughter stabbed during family argument in […]

Study finds that tiredness decreases with age

Study finds that tiredness decreases with age

A study found that Americans ages 65 and older reported being less tired than those ages 15 to 24. Those who fear aging might find some inspiration from a new study out of the London School of Economics and Political Science. After analyzing data from 13,000 respondents, researchers found that Americans ages 65 and older […]

Fatal shooting reported in Glassell Park

Fatal shooting reported in Glassell Park

LAPD officers at shooting scene/Matt Hartman One man was killed and a woman left in critical condition  in what police say may have been a possibly gang-related shooting that took place this morning in the 2900 block of Sagamore Way, according to a preliminary report from the LAPD Northeast Division. The shooting was reported at […]

Pasadena’s One City, One Story 2014!

Pasadena’s One City, One Story 2014!

The 2014 selection for Pasadena’s One City, One Story has been announced… it’s  the celebrated Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan! One City, One Story is an opportunity to unite Pasadena’s readers— a very discerning committee nominates several titles, eventually settling on one book that they feel will appeal to a large audience of […]

News & Notes From Eagle Rock, East L.A. And Elysian Heights

News & Notes From Eagle Rock, East L.A. And Elysian Heights

Shades of Autumn, Garvanza | Martha Benedict/Eastsider Photo Pool Eagle Rock residents warned of distraction burglaries. “Moroccan wonderland” selling in Elysian Heights for $775,000. East L.A. teaches kids to be thankful year around. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

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Changes

My favorite shop in Pasadena will close at the end of the year. Penny For Your Thoughts is unusual, eclectic, comfy–like a cushioned chair with a blankie to keep you warm, where you wear your stilettos and a pointy Madonna bra. Plus coffee and snacks. Millie, the owner, is more than a merchant. She’s a […]

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