Archive for ‘March, 2014’


UC Davis creates center for the study of coffee science

UC Davis creates center for the study of coffee science

; Credit: /iStockphoto UC Davis has introduced a new Coffee Center to its Foods for Health Institute. The coffee-focused program joins other food and beverage programs at UC Davis, which has made valuable contributions to the food and wine industries and  is home to the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science. The UC […]

Moving

Moving

Making the move. Along East Washington Boulevard at Los Robles.

Mystery History No. 26

Mystery History No. 26

In the photo to the right, on May 12, 1958, shoppers wait outside the J.W. Robinson Department Store at 777 E. Colorado Blvd. on opening day.         People were lined up around the block: Here is the 175,000-square-foot store under construction earlier that year: The ribbon-cutting: left to right are Carter McDonald, […]

Flower Pepper Gallery

Flower Pepper Gallery

Flower Pepper in Old Pasadena is “aggressively looking to stay positioned as this area’s source of art for years to come.” Ambitious goal. Big dream. But to open an art gallery, as well as living the life of an artist, one must dream big. The gallery is also part book store with tomes on art and design, […]

Evensong

Evensong

Evening Prayer, the public service that is celebrated in the late afternoon or evening, is also commonly known as Evensong, “especially (but not exclusively) when the office is rendered chorally.” (Evening Prayer) The women of the choir of St. Luke’s in Monrovia will perform its Seventh Annual Evensong for Women’s Voices on Sunday, March 16th. […]

Note Left on the Bedpost

Note Left on the Bedpost

Note Left on the Bedpost  For My Ordinary Icarus By Lynne Thompson   From more than my balcony, you leap—patchouli in air, hymn like a wheel, a fiction turned hurricane on an atoll. You are ever-young, hair slicked from your temples. You are color and no color and a pyre and more harming than harmed. […]

Blaze on Colorado

Blaze on Colorado

Our young HP consultant came in last week raving about the delicious, affordable, thin crust pizza at Blaze Pizza on Colorado Boulevard at the corner of El Molino. This young woman had the audacity to suggest that it was better than the pizza we order while sitting at the bar watching the master craftsman at […]

L.A.Marathon runners hitting the streets of Echo Park and Silver Lake

L.A.Marathon runners hitting the streets of Echo Park and Silver Lake

Runners pour down Elysian Park Avenue from Dodger Stadium| Scott Fajack An estimated 25,000 L.A. Marathon. runners are making their way through Echo Park and Silver Lake this morning on their 26.2-mile course to Santa Monica. More photos coming soon. Update: Gebo Burka of Ethiopia was the first male runner to cross the finish line with […]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Echo Park And Silver Lake

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Echo Park And Silver Lake

Community Garden Color, El Sereno | Dore Burry/Flickr The friendship between an Echo Park man and a goose continues. Detour Ahead: L.A. Marathon street closures in Echo Park and Silver Lake. Lawyers advise city to pay $185,000 to settle lawsuit over Councilman Jose Huizar’s Boyle Heights car crash. The Eastsider  thanks  a Highland Park resident […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events March 8 to 14

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events March 8 to 14

Here are my top picks for events scheduled from Saturday, March 8, to Friday, March 14.All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare tell me there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! March is One City, One Story month! The 2014 novel, “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-hour Bookstore,” is available in multiple formats. Be part of our annual community […]

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