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New Atwater piano school seeks to strike the right chord with mothers-to-be

New Atwater piano school seeks to strike the right chord with mothers-to-be

Rendering of new Atwater home of Riko piano school | Courtesy Riko Method School of Piano The owner of the soon-to-open Riko Method School of Piano  in Atwater Village believes you are never to young to start appreciating music. In fact, school founder Riko,  who prefers to use only one name,   offers a class for expectant […]

Metro to consider new proposals for the LAX light rail

Metro to consider new proposals for the LAX light rail

A traveller pulls his bags while walking past an LAX sign at Los Angeles International Airport as access roads were closed with flights delayed and cancelled after a gunman reportedly shot 3 people at a security checkpoint on November 1, 2013 in Los angeles, California. ; Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images Los Angeles International Airport […]

Altadenablog is now AltadenaPoint

Altadenablog is now AltadenaPoint

Our new website is up live, and this one will no longer be updated. Go here to access our new website. Send all correspondence to editor@altadenapoint.com Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Peace

Peace

The make-shift battleground campsite lies in eerie silence. The Man of Action has left the field and The Cautious Dreamer surveys the scene, still stunned. Beside the skeleton of their excruciating collision and accidental intimacy are scattered the detritus of good intentions, blind mistakes and opportunities lost. Well, nothing left to do now but bury […]

Is the anti-GMO crowd ignoring science?

Is the anti-GMO crowd ignoring science?

Activists protest against agricultural biotech company Monsanto outside the White House on March 27, 2013 in Washington, DC. Monsanto, which engineers genetically modified seeds, recently benefited from a section buried in the latest budget bill that allows the agribusiness giant to plant genetically-modified crops without judicial review to determine whether or not their crops are […]

Bittersweet Treats

Bittersweet Treats

Tucked in between a stretch of eateries (that includes an ever-present Starbucks), a block or so east of PCC, and across the side street from Samy’s Camera is Bittersweet Treats. We stumbled upon it about a year ago, looked at the treats presented on the counter and thought, these are different. We introduced ourselves and […]

Save The Date: Mexican superhero visits Boyle Heights libraries

Save The Date: Mexican superhero visits Boyle Heights libraries

Anthony Aguilar as El Verde | Magdalena Guillen, 2009 By James Schneeweiss East LA Rep in partnership with Center Theatre Group  will present a series of free play readings this week of “El Verde” in public libraries in Boyle Heights. Written by Boyle Heights native Anthony Aguilar, this is part of the Center Theatre Group’s […]

NFL might consider doing away with the extra points

NFL might consider doing away with the extra points

Stephen Gostkowski #3 of the New England Patriots kicks an extra point in the fourth quarter against the Denver Broncos during the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. ; Credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images Some fans call it the most boring part of a NFL […]

California Wine Festival at Santa Anita Park

California Wine Festival at Santa Anita Park

Horse racing meets wine tasting as the Sunshine Millions California Cup hosts the California Wine Festival on Saturday, January 25th. Sample food and fine wine from the following California vineyards: Zaca Mesa Winery & Vineyards Layer Cake Garnet Vineyards Clos Pegase Cartlidge & Browne Crimson Wine Group Cline Toad Hollow Vineyards Steelhead Vineyards Smashberry J […]

Now It’s America’s Turn

Now It’s America’s Turn

 ‘Cause the free wind is blowin’ through your hair And the days surround your daylight there Seasons crying no despair Alligator lizards int he air, in the air Ventura Highway in the sunshine Where the days are longer The nights are stronger than moonshine We’re gonna go, I know Remember these lines? Gerry Beckley, Dewey […]

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