Archive for ‘January, 2014’


Grass makes a comeback at Boyle Heights cemetery

Grass makes a comeback at Boyle Heights cemetery

Grass is once growing in section of Evergreen Cemetery The grounds at Evergreen Cemetery are looking less parched these days and County Supervisor Gloria Molina is taking credit for the greening up of the 136-year-old Boyle Heights cemetery. Molina in November began to put public pressure on the operators of Evergreen to repair irrigation systems and […]

A Tribute to Wanda Coleman

A Tribute to Wanda Coleman

This weekend, Pasadena’s Red Hen Press and the Poetry Society of America offer a tribute to poet Wanda Coleman. Join us as we pay tribute to Los Angeles’ unofficial poet laureate, Wanda Coleman, with an evening of readings and shared memories. We will honor what she did for poetry and who she was in Los Angeles: […]

LA crime stats show continuing drop in crime

LA crime stats show continuing drop in crime

Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department patrol the streets after objects following protests, on September 7, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.; Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Crime in Los Angeles County is at a record low for the eleventh straight year. Mayor Garcetti proudly announced the final 2013 statistics today. Among the notable numbers, violent […]

Pasadena Int’l Film Fest

Pasadena Int’l Film Fest

Nominated for an Academy Award for Cry of Reason in 1989, Robert Bilheimer’s Not My Life, narrated by Glenn Close, will screen during the Pasadena International Film Festival in February. Over four years, five continents, and in a dozen countries—including the U.S.—Bilheimer and his crew delved into the worlds of forced labor, domestic servitude, begging, sex tourism, sexual […]

Vintage & Cultural and Polynesian dance classes start Wednesday

Vintage & Cultural and Polynesian dance classes start Wednesday

Lynanne Hanson will hold a new session of Vintage, Cultural, and Polynesian dance classes starting this Wednesday, Jan. 15, at a new location: Alkebulan Cultural Center in Pasadena, 1435 N. Raymond Avenue, Pasadena Vintage & Cultural Dance runs from 3:45-4:30 PM: Boys & girls will learn traditional dances, songs & games from various cultures around […]

Zen Monday #276

Zen Monday #276

  And now for your Monday Zen.  ********** See you tonight at 7pm at the Crowell Public Library. Let’s have some fun! Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

Exploring Mandalas

Exploring Mandalas

The word “mandala” is from the classical Indian language of Sanskrit. Loosely translated to mean “circle,” a mandala is far more than a simple shape. It represents wholeness, and can be seen as a model for the organizational structure of life itself–a cosmic diagram that reminds us of our relation to the infinite, the world […]

It’s Bananas

It’s Bananas

The backyard grass wet with pulp, beaten down by dropping fruit. Do you have a fruit tree that is unattended except for when you need a slice of lemon for your cocktail? The branches weighted down by ripe fruit, the leaves crowded? Garden Talks with Lili Singer welcomes Kazi Patelka on Thursday, January 16th for […]

Waking up in a fog

Waking up in a fog

Fogbound landscape in Echo Park This morning’s thick fog – or a light mist, depending where you were – was another reason for many people to sleep in. For others it created an opportunity to capture images of a landscape softened in different shades of gray. Fog over Silver Lake rooftops. A misty walk along […]

Pet of the Week: "Panda"

Pet of the Week: "Panda"

At the Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich presents “Panda,” a 5-month old Terrier Mix one of many pets available for adoption now. For more information about adopting a pet, please call the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control at 562-728-4644. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

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