Archive for ‘May, 2014’


Morning Report: Another L.A. River fire; fatal East L.A. shooting; weekend events

Morning Report: Another L.A. River fire; fatal East L.A. shooting; weekend events

Lincoln Heights | Patstewmart/Eastsider Flickr Pool News & Notes A water-dropping helicopter was deployed to help put out a 1/2-acre vegetation fire that broke out Friday night on a small island in the the L.A. River channel in Elysian Valley near Denby Ave., reports LAFD.  It was the most recent of at least fires reported […]

Shopper & Diner: New restaurant preps in Elysian Valley; Craft coffee makes Highland Park’s Good Girl better; and Pilates party in Echo Park

Shopper & Diner: New restaurant preps in Elysian Valley; Craft coffee makes Highland Park’s Good Girl better; and Pilates party in Echo Park

New Elysian interior/Courtesy David Thorne By Marni Epstein Desert is served/Courtesy David Thorne ELYSIAN VALLEY — Private event space Elysian is looking to give their business a jolt  by becoming a full-fledged restaurant early this summer, writes Eater LA. The indoor/outdoor space in Elysian Valley looks to have a menu that emphasizes seasonal and locally-sourced […]

Is there a link between agricultural irrigation and earthquakes?

Is there a link between agricultural irrigation and earthquakes?

A sign marking the location of the San Andreas fault in California.; Credit: goingslo/Flickr (cc by-nc-nd) Scientists noticed an increased occurrence of earthquakes in southern Monterey County, close to Parkfield, California. Stumped as to why, Colin B. Amos, assistant professor of geology at Western Washington University, and his team set-out to find an answer. Just […]

Vintage Car Show for Dreamkeepers

Vintage Car Show for Dreamkeepers

It’s time to channel your inner Steve McQueen. This Saturday, Thorson Motors in East Pasadena will present its Second Annual Classic Car Show, featuring drool-worthy vintage hot rods from the 1930s to the present, all lovingly restored. The show is being produced by Great Autos of Yesteryear, with food provided by Pasadena’s Stonefire Grill. This is no ordinary […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events May 17 to 23

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events May 17 to 23

Here are my top picks for events scheduled from Saturday, May 17, to Friday, May 23. All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! For Bike Week Pasadena‘s final event, experience downtown Pasadena in a whole new way as you walk, ride your bike, skate […]

LitFest on the Prowl | Saturday, May 17 @ 5pm

LitFest on the Prowl | Saturday, May 17 @ 5pm

May seems to have been one of the busiest months for us and we just keep getting busier! On Saturday, May 17 at 5pm, we are very honored and excited to host  an event with food critic and writer extraordinaire, Ruth Reichl to kick off the annual Pasadena LitFest festivities. She will be discussing and […]

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Frame Monster

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Is the New York Times firing of Jill Abramson indicative of pay equity problems?

Is the New York Times firing of Jill Abramson indicative of pay equity problems?

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 21: Executive Editor for The New York Times Jill Abramson speaks at the cocktail reception for the New York Times Cities for Tomorrow Conference on April 21, 2014 in New York City. ; Credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for the New York Times The New York Times appointed managing editor Dean […]

Broken pipeline floods Atwater with 10,000 gallons of crude oil

Broken pipeline floods Atwater with 10,000 gallons of crude oil

ATWATER VILLAGE — An early morning pipeline rupture has spilled more than 10,000 gallons of crude oil in an industrial section of north Atwater Village.  L.A. Now reports the oil is about knee-high in some spots near the 5100 block of San Fernando Road near a strip club.  The spill, which began at about 1 […]

The Weekend Go Go: TIX GIVEAWAY to LA Underground Market + Comedy Shorts, Museums of the Arroyo + More

The Weekend Go Go: TIX GIVEAWAY to LA Underground Market + Comedy Shorts, Museums of the Arroyo + More

The Weekend Go Go: TIX GIVEAWAY to LA Underground Mkt! + Funny Shorts, Museums of the Arroyo + More Read the Full Story at Eat: Los Angeles

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