Archive for ‘February, 2014’


23rd Summer Opportunities Fair

23rd Summer Opportunities Fair

Looking for a sports clinic, art and theater programs, cultural immersion, or outdoor adventure? Westridge School is holding its 23rd Annual Summer Opportunities Fair on Saturday, February 8th. Besides the possibilities listed above, other options abound:  college courses, international travel, community service opportunities, academic enrichment, music and dance camps, language learning, and programs for special […]

Family Winemakers & PinotFest 2014

Family Winemakers & PinotFest 2014

Family Winemakers returns for its 11th tasting of small, family-owned wineries from Mendocino to Temecula. Traditionally open to trade and wine media, this year the event welcomes consumers. An special lounge called iSip is specially ticketed for those people who want to taste wine from 25 different wineries, retailing for $75 or more a bottle. Designated […]

Raymond, The

Raymond, The

WHY An elegantly conceived menu and a setting that oozes historic charm. WHAT This 1901 Craftsman bungalow is the epitome of Pasadena charm, with gleaming wood floors, leaded glass, flower-filled patios and an air of tranquility. The upscale California cooking isn’t always flawless—the roasted bruschetta was bitter on one visit—but it’s generally good. Try the […]

Citizens Police Academy — Orientation

Citizens Police Academy — Orientation

Thursday, Jan. 30, was the first night — orientation — of the 12-week Citizen Police Academy Class #40 in the Assembly Room at the Pasadena Police Department. Police Chief Phillip Sanchez greeted everyone and set the tone for the course. CPA is a program that allows citizens who live, work or own property in Pasadena to […]

Viewpoints: What is next in Frogtown’s future?

Viewpoints: What is next in Frogtown’s future?

Photo by Julia Meltzer By Julia Meltzer Almost 12 years ago my partner and I purchased an industrial building in a neighborhood known to locals as Frogtown but officially named Elysian Valley. A narrow strip of land between the 5 Freeway and the L.A. River, Frogtown contains  both industrial and residential properties. We chose to […]

Al Gelato

Al Gelato

WHY For red sauce-dishes like rigatoni, as well as pizza, prosciutto or meatball sandwiches and salads. The tuna sandwich and the chili have many admirers. WHAT Gelati (or the amazing coffee granita) are the endings, but the meals start with hearty pastas, soups and sandwiches. Behind the tempting, extensive gelato counter is a casual, no-frills […]

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