Archive for ‘November, 2013’


SUV plows into East L.A. pedestrians

SUV plows into East L.A. pedestrians

Chevy Tahoe sits on sidewalk after crash/C.J. Salgado Two pedestrians were injured late this afternoon at a busy East Los Angeles intersection after an SUV jumped the curb and skidded down a sidewalk, pinning one of the victims and destroying a bus shelter. Sheriff deputies closed off the intersection of Whittier and Atlantic boulevards following […]

Can affairs actually be good for marriage?

Can affairs actually be good for marriage?

Could infidelity be good for a relationship?; Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Some therapists are now advocating the concept that affairs can save and strengthen a marriage. The idea is that the affair can be a wake-up-call for the couple, and be used as an opportunity to directly confront issues in the relationship. In other words, […]

Room to Breathe

Room to Breathe

Even the wind breathes. Its intervals may be long or short. It is the inhale which needs room. Breath cannot happen without space— lungs expand, ribs and muscles stretch, clothing gives way, dust moves aside. Particles of air know this, as they themselves are mostly empty space. An organism stakes its claim in the world […]

Election final: McKenzie, Tuck are library trustees

Election final:  McKenzie, Tuck are library trustees

by Timothy Rutt With all votes counted, newcomer Meredith McKenzie and incumbent David Tuck have been elected to the Altadena Library District Board of Trustees in today’s election. Final tally, according to LA Count’s election website with all 13 precincts reporting, is 1,129 for McKenzie, and 1,041 for Tuck. Former board member Steven S. Lamb […]

Councilman Cedillo opposes landmark nomination for Highland Park market

Councilman Cedillo opposes landmark nomination for Highland Park market

By Nathan Solis & Jesus Sanchez Saying he was “unencumbered by the past,” Councilman Gil Cedillo today came out against declaring Highland Park’s Superior Market, considered a prime example of mid-century “Googie” style architecture, a city historic landmark. City staff, the Cultural Heritage Commission as well as two neighborhood councils had supported declaring the Figueroa […]

‘Swingland’ offers an inside look at the life of a swinger

‘Swingland’ offers an inside look at the life of a swinger

In his latest book, “Swingland,” author Daniel Stern gives readers an insight into the lifestyle of swingers, pushing back the curtain of one of the most secretive communities. Stern reveals his own journey into the lifestyle, and exposes the truth amidst all the rumors about it. For those who are interested in being a part […]

28 Signs You’re Dealing with the Youngest Child

28 Signs You’re Dealing with the Youngest Child

Ah, to be the oldest child. All the attention, the new clothes, the pressure to succeed in everything all the time. Social scientists have told us lately that first-borns are actually smarter than siblings born further down the line because Mom and Dad simply spent more time with them and , frankly, cared more about […]

RT N’ the 44s at Jones Coffee

RT N’ the 44s at Jones Coffee

From official press release: Created by RT Valine, RT N’ the 44s plays instruments crafted from tin, 2x4s and salvaged parts in a DIY effort to produce music from discarded junkyard objects, and the result is an equal parts haunting and rabble-rousing vintage country band sound that draws in fans of all ages. Los Angeles-based […]

Mapping dangerous dogs

Mapping dangerous dogs

Orange County is proposing mapping out places where dogs considered to be dangerous stay.; Credit: LUIS LIWANAG/AFP/Getty Images Orange County is considering creating an online map that shows where dogs considered to be dangerous or vicious are being kept.  The website is described as being like the Megan’s Law website that would probably give information on […]

Farmer’s Market opens the grand tour tomorrow

Farmer’s Market opens the grand tour tomorrow

by TImothy Rutt There’ll be a lot of activity at tomorrow’s Altadena Farmers’ Market. Tour: Become a Farmers’ Market VIP and come shop with Market Manager Joseph Shuldiner. Join Joseph as he shops the market and personally introduces you to the farmers and food makers. You’ll learn the difference between a "CertifiedMarket" and "Certified Organic" […]

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