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Sponsored Post: ReInhabit Presents a 60′s era Modern Home in Silver Lake

Sponsored Post: ReInhabit Presents a 60′s era Modern Home in Silver Lake

< Open House: Sunday, Jan 26 from 1 PM – 5 PM ReInhabit is pleased to present their latest work of art that you can live in, a beautifully realized 60’s-era Modern in Silver Lake. Many months of design, planning and careful execution have resulted in a gracious hillside home that provides an ideal floor […]

Café Spot

Café Spot

WHY A spirited scene, plus lots to choose from on the long menu. WHAT One of the San Gabriel Valley’s many Hong Kong—style coffee shops, Café Spot stands out for the quality of its food. This is the place to go for dishes like Grand Mom’s braised pork belly and the Hong Kong—style waffle. 500 […]

New tech taps into human resource needs

New tech taps into human resource needs

Knack’s Wasabi Waiter digital game.; Credit: Courtesy Knack Human resources is expensive. The process of hiring new employees, or replacing old ones, is costly and frequently inefficient. According to MIT economist Erik Brynjolfsson, there’s currently a trillion dollar market for moving human capital into new work positions. That may be easier said than done. The […]

It’s showtime for a Highland Park church

It’s showtime for a Highland Park church

Sean O’Connor, Beth Stelling, Brent Sullivan and Julian McCullough perform at The Church on York | Nathan Solis By Nathan Solis Sean O’Connor tells jokes for living. He also happened to film a music video at The Church on York, and something about the Highland Park venue must have struck his fancy  because now he’s […]

Portfolio Coffeehouse

Portfolio Coffeehouse

WHY Excellent espresso, properly foamed cappuccinos, free WiFi and a stylishly studious vibe. WHAT The hub of life in the Broadway Corridor neighborhood, Portfolio wraps around the corner of 4th and Junipero near some fun vintage shops. The back room is filled with headphone-wearing people on laptops; the front room is chattier and has PCs […]

Are ‘gifted’ students being hurt by a race to the middle?

Are ‘gifted’ students being hurt by a race to the middle?

Because higher achieving students are capable of keeping themselves on track, should they be the focus of teachers’ limited time and attention? ; Credit: John Moore/Getty Images This segment will air on Friday, Jan. 24 at 11:20 a.m. It’s no secret that the United States could do a better job of educating our children. The […]

Read your way across the USA!

Read your way across the USA!

I’ve been sharing a few photos of our new display, Read your way across the USA, on Facebook and Instagram, and there has been such an outpouring of interest, I thought I would expand upon the idea and include some more detailed photos and a list of books that are currently featured.  The display was […]

Nothing says East L.A. like Silver Lake

Nothing says East L.A. like Silver Lake

2014 East L.A. Calendar/Photo by Angeleno Heights resident If some people get irate when Silver Lake is called “the Eastside,” imagine what they will think when they spot the “2014 East L.A. Calendar” with a drawing of Silver Lake on the cover?  One reader snapped a photo of the East L.A. Calendar, which is now […]

Mystery Hstory — Solved!

Mystery Hstory — Solved!

Bellis wins with her 4:12 p.m. Wednesday guess “The man in the apron looks Japanese, so I’ll make a wild guess — perhaps he’s building the Storrier Stearns Japanese garden?” In the circa 1937 photo above, Kinzuchi Fujii supervises the installation of sculpture at the Storrier Stearns mansion on Arlington Drive between Pasadena Avenue and Orange […]

El Pollo Inka

El Pollo Inka

WHY Fantastic roast chicken or the traditional saltado de pollo. Add the famed cilantro sauce and an order of plantains and you’ll be in heaven. WHAT The name may imply a competitor to El Pollo Loco, but this is actually a very sweet little sit-down restaurant with seductive and inexpensive Peruvian food, most notably the […]

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