Archive for ‘April, 2014’


You Haven’t Got Mail

You Haven’t Got Mail

My name is Petrea and I am an email addict. 23 years ago I had the help of Nicotine Anonymous to quit smoking. I consider myself an addict still because I know if I smoked just one cigarette I’d be a regular smoker again. When you’re addicted to a substance, even one as seemingly benign […]

New writers tell their true tales during East L.A. workshop

New writers tell their true tales during East L.A. workshop

EAST LOS ANGELES — A janitor in Houston trying to find her children in Mexico. A man learning confidence as he woos a woman. A mariachi singing for a heartbroken family on Christmas Eve. These are some of the personal stories included in a new book – “Tell Your True Tale: East Los Angeles” – […]

California bill would ban antibiotic-fed livestock and poultry product

California bill would ban antibiotic-fed livestock and poultry product

California rancher Nathan Carver’s herd of beef cattle feed on hay at his ranch, which has been family owned for five generations, on the outskirts of Delano, in California’s Central Valley, on February 3, 2014.; Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images California Assemblyman Kevin Mullin’s Assembly Bill 1437 is going where the FDA hasn’t — the […]

Elf

Elf

WHY Homey vegetarian fare (mac ‘n cheese, vegetable tarts, tagines) served out of a tiny, charming Sunset Boulevard storefront. WHAT The owners of this candlelit chocolate box of a café are folk musicians who turn out organic fare with a retro feel from a minuscule kitchen. Mediterranean-inspired vegan and vegetarian dishes (roasted tomato-feta tarts, kale […]

The Story Behind the Painting

The Story Behind the Painting

The model sits comfortably on an old tree stump in a forest glade. Her head is slightly tilted and she gazes directly at the painter. Her costume is styled in the tradition of Oaxaca, Mexico, and she wears huaraches on her feet. On her lap she holds a piece of pottery, a vase or a […]

For Rent: Jr. One Bed Nicely Updated Unit w/Balcony & Parking

For Rent: Jr. One Bed Nicely Updated Unit w/Balcony & Parking

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 4375 York Blvd  |$1,195/month  | Property Website Come and make this beautifully remodeled unit as your home! This lower level unit has been updated recently. The unit features a balcony, new hardwood floors (pergo), eat-in large kitchen with granite counters, bathroom with newer fixtures, cabinets, new stainless steel appliances (including […]

Filmweek: Brick Mansions, The Other Woman, The Quiet Ones and more

Filmweek: Brick Mansions, The Other Woman, The Quiet Ones and more

Actor Paul Walker attends the “Fast & Furious 6” World Premiere at The Empire, Leicester Square on May 7, 2013 in London, England.; Credit: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images for Universal Pictu Larry and KPCC film critics Lael Loewenstein and Wade Major review this week’s releases, including Brick Mansions, The Other Woman, The Quiet Ones and […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events April 25 to April 30

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events April 25 to April 30

Here are my top picks for events scheduled from Friday, April 25, to Wednesday, April 30. All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! College night at Norton Simon Museum is Friday, April 25, from 7 to 9 p.m., including curator- and conservator-led tours […]

Milk

Milk

WHY The grasshopper ice cream sandwich, banana-peanut malt, creative cakes like Blue Velvet, and handmade shave ice (try the dulce de leche). Oh, and the vanilla-bean ice cream bar dipped in superb dark chocolate. WHAT This charming, airy sweets spot is beloved by the neighborhood for its good ice cream and desserts, its sidewalk tables, […]

Mostly settled

Mostly settled

Lali has been a part of our family for a month now.   She has learned that she may not snap at another creature who is getting attention from us.  Well, she may still snap, but there are squirt bottle consequences for her action.   Lali has learned how to nap with Panfilo and Larry. […]

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