Archive for ‘November, 2013’


A Christmas Carol & a Murder Mystery

A Christmas Carol & a Murder Mystery

Director Christina Harris’ adaption of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol has “the old traditional English carols, dance, drama and merriment,” as well as all new staging, a more open set, and new sound design by award-winning John Zalewski. This year’s production opens at The Sierra Madre Playhouse the evening after Thanksgiving, to be followed by […]

Kidspace Holiday Camp

Kidspace Holiday Camp

Holiday Day Camp at Kidspace will have multiple craft-making activities, games, and lots of group time in The Galvin Physics Forest. In the morning, campers will create holiday candle gifts as well as printed paper for gift-wrap. In the afternoon, they will learn about Native American culture and traditions, and make traditional art—weaving baskets, mixing […]

Missing parrot: "Paris"

Missing parrot: "Paris"

This is far afield from our usual area of coverage, but this pet can fly, so maybe someone can help: My green cheeked Amazon parrot flew away on November 19. His name is Paris, and he is very friendly. He speaks Spanish. He is green with a red head. He has an injured right foot. […]

Garvanza welcomes the revival of a neighborhood landmark

Garvanza welcomes the revival of a neighborhood landmark

Photos by Katrina Alexy Saturday’s open house at the Dr. Smith Residence attracted a long line of people curious to see the interior of the Victorian-era home after an extensive renovation and clean up. Until renovation work began last year,  the 1886  home had been a forgotten relic hidden by a jungle of overgrown plants […]

Echo Park being invaded?

Echo Park being invaded?

Sounds like it from the drone of some giant military helicopters sweeping across the skies today. Robin Blackman shot the video above as a trio of choppers swooped over Elysian Heights while Jeanne Wyshak snapped some photo (below) as they made a pass near Dodger Stadium. What’s going on? The choppers have apparently been flying […]

Farewell, Erika…

Farewell, Erika…

   Erika, you passed away at 2:50 p.m. yesterday. Your sister Emily said the Moore Brothers’ Now is the Time For Love was playing. You had been on life support since Sunday when you were discovered unconscious at home. None of us could grapple with the fact that an unexpected, deadly issue had been lurking, silently and undetected, before it struck you down […]

Intern opportunity at Mariposa Creamery: must love kids

Intern opportunity at Mariposa Creamery: must love kids

by Timothy Rutt The Mariposa Creamery (that little goat farm/dairy also called the Zane Grey Estate) is looking for an intern for the upcoming kidding season: We are looking to add an additional intern to our current team. The internship requires a 3-month commitment and can start as early as December 9. The shift that’s […]

For Rent: Make your own “Real World” of LF in this 5 bed Duplex!

For Rent: Make your own “Real World” of LF in this 5 bed Duplex!

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 4428 Prospect Ave  |   $4,495   |  Property Website From The Rental Girl: Totally rare, beautiful 5 bedroom in the heart of Los Feliz Village! Red doors bring good energy into your home, but this one also gives you a fun entrance into this spacious and roomy unit. Once […]

Politically apathetic? Maybe it’s your commute, study suggests

Politically apathetic? Maybe it’s your commute, study suggests

A new study suggests that long commutes can make us more apathetic when it comes to politics.; Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images No one knows better than an Angeleno the soul-sucking nature of the daily commute. Battling the freeway maze can leave you exhausted at the end of the day, and according to a recent […]

John Muir, Norma Coombs holding holiday fundraisers

John Muir, Norma Coombs holding holiday fundraisers

from the Pasadena Unified School District Two Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) schools will be spreading holiday cheer while raising money for a good cause over the next few weeks. John Muir High School Boys’ Basketball and Pep Squad are selling Christmas trees and wreaths and Norma Coombs Alternative School is selling poinsettias. John Muir […]

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