Archive for ‘November, 2013’


Where I’m From

Where I’m From

I am a dewdrop on the eve of becoming a stream on my way to the sea. I carry upon me, within me motes of dust, the knowledge of my forbearers, my own. We journey together though we may know it not. Time frames ebb and flow. I have come from noble cumulus clouds who’ve […]

‘Lying’ argues honesty is always the best policy

‘Lying’ argues honesty is always the best policy

In ‘Lying’, author Sam Harris makes a case for telling the truth. “Do these jeans make me look fat?” Has anyone ever answered that question honestly? Would an honest answer, even if painful, be good for us? Yes, according to neuroscientist and noted “new atheist” Sam Harris. In his new book, “Lying,” Harris explores the […]

For Sale: Architectural Condo in Prime Silver Lake

For Sale: Architectural Condo in Prime Silver Lake

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 2330 Duane St. | Map $699,000 | Property Website This highly desired complex above the reservoir offers unique living in one of the city’s hippest neighborhoods. The unit was designed around the stunning lake and mountain views as the central focal point. With an open flow and soaring ceilings, the […]

Military suicide prevention techniques seem to be working

Military suicide prevention techniques seem to be working

; Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images Military suicides have dropped significantly—more than 22 percent this year. That’s great news, but what has puzzled military officials is why. The Defense Department has launched a series of new suicide prevention programs, but whether those efforts have had any real impact on the reduced rates remains unclear, officials admit. […]

For Rent: Echo Park Quiet Duplex

For Rent: Echo Park Quiet Duplex

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 1851 Lobdell Place | Map $2,400/month | Property Website 3BR/2B IN ECHO PARK – Available Now Great 3BR/2B on quiet street (with no through traffic) in the heart of Echo Park. The unit is the bottom floor of a duplex with three parking spots for the unit: 1400 square feet. […]

Webster’s Pharmacy festive open house offers savings, treats, and vintage photo display

Webster’s Pharmacy festive open house offers savings, treats, and vintage photo display

by Timothy Rutt Webster’s Community Pharmacy, 2450 N. Lake Avenue, is jumping into the holiday season with both feet with an open house at the store this Saturday, Nov. 23, from 2-7 PM. Webster’s Pharmacy will introduce their newest holiday themes and invite shoppers to save 20% on all seasonal and gift purchases. In addition […]

Whisky & Poetry Salon’s One-Year Anniversary Bash

Whisky & Poetry Salon’s One-Year Anniversary Bash

The out-of-town relatives are on the horizon.  The turkey looms.  The mashed potato vs. candied yam debate has begun. Stuff it all and get happy with Whisky & Poetry Salon this Saturday, November 23, as we celebrate a year of trading whisky for words in style at Seven Grand, Downtown L.A.’s best whisky bar. In addition to whisky […]

New cholesterol risk calculator doesn’t seem to add up

New cholesterol risk calculator doesn’t seem to add up

What’s the best way for doctors and patients to determine risk?; Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images Last week, the nation’s leading heart organizations announced new cholesterol-lowering guidelines. Central to the recommendations is a new online calculator meant to measure the risk of heart attack and stroke, as well as treatment options. Now, that calculator appears to […]

The Peg & Sue Show

The Peg & Sue Show

Peg Rahn and Sue Kranwinkle are back for their 12th FRESH: Creating the Table cooking class. “Jump start your holidays with a fun afternoon with delicious recipes to boost your repertoire.” Of course there will be their current favorite fabulous recipes, and their “Insiders” Best Restaurant list that includes favorite restaurants in Southern California, San […]

Let’s “Look In”

Let’s “Look In”

It’s that time of year again when we get to take a peek. For 45 years, the Women’s Committee of The Pasadena Symphony Association (TPSA) has financially supported programs like the Pasadena Youth Symphony Orchestra, Pasadena Young Musicians Orchestra, and Pasadena All-City Orchestra with their “Holiday Look In” home tour. Over the decades, this event […]

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