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Grow

Grow

WHY For produce as good as at the better farmers’ markets, and not just produce: quality meats and poultry and great local-producer items like baby food, coffee and cookies. And did we mention the free delivery? WHAT If every neighborhood had a market like this, life would be perfect. Grow carries local produce, as organic […]

One man injured in Echo Park drive-by shooting

One man injured in Echo Park drive-by shooting

View Larger Map Police are looking for suspects who shot one man multiple times during a drive-by shooting this afternoon in the southern edge of Echo Park. The victim was transported to a hospital after being shot at about 4 p.m. near Temple and Firmin streets, said LAPD spokeswoman Sara Faden. No further details were […]

Filmweek: The Best Offer, Interior. Leather Bar., Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones and more

Filmweek: The Best Offer, Interior. Leather Bar., Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones and more

Australian actor Geoffrey Rush and Italian director Giuseppe Tornatore pose during a photocall for the film ‘The Best Offer’ shown at the 63rd Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin February 12, 2013.; Credit: JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images Guest host Frank Stoltze and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein, Henry Sheehan and Claudia Puig review this week’s releases, including The […]

Weather Eye: put your (rain) dancing shoes on

Weather Eye: put your (rain) dancing shoes on

Altadena rainfall totals by season (July-June) from 2003-2014 by Bill Westphal I started getting interested in weather after moving to Altadena. I was fascinated by the difference in conditions here in Altadena compared to Pasadena and Los Angeles. It always seemed like we had more rain, more wind and different temperatures. So, I purchased some […]

Best of 2013

Best of 2013

It’s customary for daily photo bloggers around the world to do a “best of” retrospective on January 1st. I’m not a daily photo blogger anymore but I have some 2013 favorites I’d like to share. Being the unpredictable nonconformist you know me to be, I’m sharing them a day late. Also a reminder: PasadenaDailyPhoto.com will […]

La Adelita

La Adelita

WHY Fluffy, ethereal tres leches cakes. WHAT An excellent Mexican and pan-Latin operation that bakes soft bolillos, pretty fruit tarts, tortillas and delicious cakes, most notably the tres leches cakes. Next door is a worthwhile café offering dishes from all the Central American countries. It also has a small shop in the Grand Central Market […]

Announcing AirTalk’s inaugural ‘Californian of the Year’: Prop 8 plaintiffs

Announcing AirTalk’s inaugural ‘Californian of the Year’: Prop 8 plaintiffs

Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo, plaintiffs in the Supreme Court case that overturned California’s same-sex marriage ban, became the first gay couple to wed in Los Angeles since 2008 at City Hall. Former mayor Antonio Villaraigosa officiated the ceremony.; Credit: Maya Sugarman/KPCC It’s been a big year in the gay rights movement and two couples […]

Top Altadena stories of 2013

Top Altadena stories of 2013

Old Spock vs. New Spock in a round of golf at the Altadena Town & Country Club by Timothy Rutt The old year is over, and so long (and maybe good riddance) to it, but there was a lot going on in Altadena in 2013. Here’s a look at some of the most significant happenings […]

Happy New Year, Good and Not Good

Happy New Year, Good and Not Good

  We tell ourselves it will be different in the new year. We will be different.  I will be different. Do you make resolutions? I do and I don’t. I don’t resolve to do things that are out of my hands (write a bestseller! become a supermodel!) I think about things I want to do […]

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