Archive for ‘July, 2014’


PigOut

PigOut

Love pig? Who doesn’t? 100eats wants to satisfy your wildest pig fantasies: they’re bringing a 210-pound heritage-breed pig (fed on Templeton Rye whiskey mash!) to Costa Mesa this August, and celebrating the occasion with a big, foodie party. Nosh on pig-centric meals from the likes of Pizzeria Mozza and Haven Gastropub, paired with craft cocktails, […]

Lost in Highland Park: My Dog Wookie

Lost in Highland Park: My Dog Wookie

My dog’s name is Wookie. he is 5years old and he is a Yorkie. My dog was lost on July 26 around 1pm off Branch and York in highland park. He is really good dog. Please help me find him before my son returns from visiting his dad. Wookie and my son are very close […]

The Weekend Go Go: Bard B-day Party & Shakespeare Cheat Sheet

The Weekend Go Go: Bard B-day Party & Shakespeare Cheat Sheet

William Shakespeare turns 450 this year ! Celebrate at a free birthday party or for full on bardolatry immersion, check out Shakespeare theater around town. Happy Belated Birthday, Bill! Read the Full Story at Eat: Los Angeles

Why aren’t more teens getting the HPV vaccination?

Why aren’t more teens getting the HPV vaccination?

Despite more access to the shot, many teens still haven’t received HPV vaccines. ; Credit: VCU CNS/flickr Creative Commons A new report from the CDC says that less than half of American children are vaccinated against human papilloma virus (HPV), a form of cancer. Increasing HPV vaccinations to even an imperfect standard would decrease cases […]

Shopper & Diner: Atwater libations that will ‘bowl’ you over; Boyle Heights taco shop testing breakfast; and Gold at Los Feliz bookstore

Shopper & Diner: Atwater libations that will ‘bowl’ you over; Boyle Heights taco shop testing breakfast; and Gold at Los Feliz bookstore

Tam O’Shanter: Home of the punch bowl brunch/ Marni Epstein By Marni Epstein ATWATER VILLAGE – Neighborhood fixture Tam O’Shanter is shaking up summer. With a bet that hot L.A. summer days equals thirsty customers, the venerable joint is now offering punch bowls with their Sunday brunch, notes NBC Los Angeles. An entire bowl of […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events July 26 to Aug. 1

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events July 26 to Aug. 1

Here are events scheduled Saturday, July 26, to Friday, Aug 1.All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! Have you ever grown a seriously delicious tomato, squash or bean? Master gardener Yvonne Savio will tell you how to save and sow seeds from […]

Guest Author: Désirée Zamorano

Guest Author: Désirée Zamorano

Désirée Zamorano has been a guest author here before. Her new novel is just out, and it may be something you haven’t read before. Here’s Des:  Bringing The Amado Women to Life When I cast about to commit at least two years of my life to my next uncertain project, there were a few of […]

Vehicle flips out on Figueroa

Vehicle flips out on Figueroa

Vehicle accident on Figueroa between Ave 55 & 56. Slow down photos by @flyingpigeonla @tarantulaarms @DavidZahniser pic.twitter.com/fgUV2i7ygc — Highland Park NC (@HHPNC) July 24, 2014 Photo by Adam Bray Ali @flyingpigeonla By Nathan Solis HIGHLAND PARK — One person suffered superficial wounds to the hands and face from broken glass after a vehicle flipped over […]

Should public schools play host to private summer school courses?

Should public schools play host to private summer school courses?

Private schools are offering summer courses that are transferable to public schools for a fee. Critics say that the courses should be offered free of charge if applicable to public school curriculum. ; Credit: Creative Commons Across Southern California, public school districts are coping with cuts to summer school funding. While LAUSD has received some […]

Morning Report: East L.A. bank avoids closure; Man fatally stabbed in East L.A.; Murder charges filed in El Sereno robbery; Boyle Heights celebrates new skate park; Dr. Paul Fleiss memorial

Morning Report: East L.A. bank avoids closure; Man fatally stabbed in East L.A.;  Murder charges filed in El Sereno robbery; Boyle Heights celebrates new skate park; Dr. Paul Fleiss memorial

Frog & Lotus Mural, Echo Park | Stephen Roullier/Flickr News & Notes: A group of banks has come to the rescue of California’s oldest Latino bank, Pan American Bank of East Los Angeles, reports the L.A. Times.  A group of community banks have agreed to invest more than $6 million to keep Pan American, which […]

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