Archive for ‘November, 2013’


‘Meat is murder!’ and other things you shouldn’t say at Thanksgiving

‘Meat is murder!’ and other things you shouldn’t say at Thanksgiving

How will you survive the holidays this year?; Credit: Ruocaled/Flickr Creative Commons Thanksgiving is a time for families to come together and be thankful. For many of us, it’s also extremely fraught with unresolved family issues. The differences between us, whether they’re political, culinary or semantic can come with us to the table – whether […]

#LALovesPI to support Typhoon Haiyan Recovery

#LALovesPI to support Typhoon Haiyan Recovery

In a show of support for Typhoon Haiyan recovery efforts in the Philippines, LA chefs and mixologists will come together for #LALovesPI, a charity food and cocktail event on December 8 from 5-9 p.m. at The Church Key on Sunset. 100% of proceeds will go to Gawad Kalinga, a Philippines-based grassroots nonprofit on the front […]

White House press corps revolts against image control

White House press corps revolts against image control

The North Lawn of the White House ; Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images Yesterday, USA Today became the latest major media outlet to boycott photos officially issued by the White House. The paper joins the White House Correspondents Association (WHCA) and 37 other media outlets, including The Associated Press, Reuters, The New York Times, The Washington […]

Don’t want to walk 18 miles from Echo Park to Santa Monica? Then watch the 14-minute video instead

Don’t want to walk 18 miles from Echo Park to Santa Monica? Then watch the 14-minute video instead

It took more than seven hours to complete Michael Schneider’s Great LA Walk  on Saturday, an 18-mile trek from Echo Park Lake to Ocean Park in Santa Monica.  But, thanks to Silver Lake blogger Will Campbell, you can now complete the same walk in 14 minutes thanks to a time-lapse video Campbell created and uploaded to […]

"Go Public" screening at Laemmle Dec.5 … if they sell enough tickets!

"Go Public" screening at Laemmle Dec.5 … if they sell enough tickets!

by Timothy Rutt The Blair High School PTSA has just about a day left to sell enough tickets for a showing of "Go Public," the documentary about a day in the life of the Pasadena Unified School District. If you haven’t seen it yet, now’s your chance! Thru TUGG, the PTSA wants to screen "Go […]

November 30th | Small Business Saturday Extravaganza

November 30th | Small Business Saturday Extravaganza

Small Business Saturday (November 30th this year) has become a huge part of the holiday season here at Vroman’s, and we can’t tell you enough how much we appreciate all of the support from our customers and other local businesses in the area.  While shopping with us on this busy day helps our store, it’s […]

Shopper & Diner Report: Glassell Park’s holiday ceramics; Tam O’Shanters does Thanksgiving; Silver Lake gets wide-eyed and bushy-tailed; Boyle Heights’ Sears gets unexpected new shopper

Shopper & Diner Report: Glassell Park’s holiday ceramics; Tam O’Shanters does Thanksgiving; Silver Lake gets wide-eyed and bushy-tailed; Boyle Heights’ Sears gets unexpected new shopper

Handcrafted coasters from Bari Ziperstein/Photo courtesy Bari Ziperstein By Marni Epstein Holiday party season is upon us. The food and fixings abound and the drinks flow freely.  With wares from Glassell Park artist Bari Ziperstein this year, you can be the consummate holiday guest. Add a set of Ziperstein’s handcrafted ceramic coasters to the usual […]

Judge blocks sale of Calif. high-speed rail bonds

Judge blocks sale of Calif. high-speed rail bonds

By: Juliet Williams SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A Sacramento County Superior Court judge is blocking the sale of bonds to build California’s bullet train and has rejected the state’s funding plan, jeopardizing the future of the project. In rulings issued Monday, Judge Michael Kenny rejected a request from the California High-Speed Rail Authority to sell $8 […]

Holiday season opens in Altadena: with the elves and on the shelves

Holiday season opens in Altadena: with the elves and on the shelves

People of all ages pounded away at the drum circle, part of the Waldorf School Elves’ Faire on Nov. 23. by Timothy Rutt If you didn’t know the holidays were coming soon, you sure did Saturday in Altadena. The Pasadena Waldorf School’s annual Elves’ Faire annually attracts about 4,000 visitors from all over greater Los […]

Zen Monday #269

Zen Monday #269

Welcome to Zen Monday! You decide what the photo’s about. The comments section is yours. (sorry to post late) Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

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