Archive for ‘February, 2014’


Get Happy at a Libation Celebration

Get Happy at a Libation Celebration

Are you a Craft Beer Crawl sort of person? Or, maybe Flavors from Around the Globe is more your speed. Perhaps small tastes of many is intriguing, therefore Flights of Fancy may be calling your name. These are all particular intineraries you can embark upon during Old Pasadena’s “Get Happy” event beginning March 1st through […]

The Salt Studio Benefit for Sexual Assault Survivors

The Salt Studio Benefit for Sexual Assault Survivors

Project Sister is a family services organization that provides crisis intervention and prevention education to women, children, and men who are survivors of sexual assault. They serve 27 cities in eastern Los Angeles and western San Bernadino, and provide a 24-hour hotline, advocacy, referral, counseling, a walk-in clinic, and support groups for all ages. A […]

Simply Delicious Baked Apples

Simply Delicious Baked Apples

Ingredients: 4 apples (any kind) 2 tablespoons maple syrup A few shakes of cinnamon Directions: Slice apples and leave the skins on. Pour on syrup and add the cinnamon. Mix it so all of the slices are coated evenly. Bake at 400ยบ F for about 30 minutes if you like your apples cooked by a […]

A New Voice

A New Voice

  Recently my life has changed quite a bit. It’s not a tragedy, but some important things are gone and they’ve left some empty space. I finished writing a novel I’d been working on for years. It was a passion project, a story I had to write. I wrote it and wrote it and wrote […]

That Guiltiest Feeling

That Guiltiest Feeling

On July 29, 1925, at 3 a.m., Eva Fenyes, unable to sleep, was quietly engaged in a rather pleasant indulgence that was sweeping the country. She was solving a crossword puzzle. Cruciverbalist, a word that would not be coined until the 1970s, would have described Eva Fenyes perfectly. She had books full of crossword puzzles, […]

The Surveyors — George Washington and Hanchrist Carlock

The Surveyors — George Washington and Hanchrist Carlock

From 1746 to 1750 my 6th great-grandfather was the road commissioner in Augusta County, Virginia, in the Shenandoah Valley. This meant he served as an advisory agent to local towns when they petitioned to have crude riding trails (or no trails at all) turned into official roads for overland travel by stagecoaches, private carriages and […]

Bulletin Board: Echo Park Neighborhood Council Election Call For Candidates!

Bulletin Board: Echo Park Neighborhood Council Election Call For Candidates!

Submitted by Greater Echo Park Elysian Neighborhood Council The Greater Echo Park Neighborhood Council is having elections SOON. CANDIDATES ARE NEEDED! GEPENC is divided into 5 districts. There are seats for district representatives, and executive officers that are district-wide seats. Sign up at our February 25 Board Meeting OR apply online: http://empowerla.org/gepenc/greater-echo-park-elysian-nc-2014-elections/ Candidate filing deadline […]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Echo Park, Highland Park And Lincoln Heights

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Echo Park, Highland Park And Lincoln Heights

Clouds & Palms, Silver Lake | Andriana Baker/Instagram LAPD goes on tactical alert after undercover officers come under fire in Lincoln Heights. Former Franklin High teacher arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting students 15 years ago. A dozen violent crimes in a week puts Boyle Heights on Crime Alert. $46 Echo Park coffee cup gets […]

Juvenile killed in East L.A. shooting

Juvenile killed in East L.A. shooting

View Larger Map Detectives with the L.A. County Sheriff Department tonight were investigating the fatal shooting of a male juvenile in East Los Angeles. The shooting took place at about 9 p.m. in the 900 block of Fraser Street near Whittier Boulevard, according to preliminary information released by the department. The victim died after being […]

Love you back

Love you back

The City of Pasadena will be 128 years old this year.  Our library is 130 years old.  We are one of the few cities in the state of California with this distinction. “The people of Pasadena (did so because the believed that it) may be the means of uniting the whole community  in all general […]

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