Archive for ‘July, 2014’


Robbery suspect killed during El Sereno hold up

Robbery suspect killed during El Sereno hold up

EL SERENO — A man trying to rob an El Sereno liquor store this morning was shot and killed by his accomplice, according to ABC7. The two robbery suspects were engaged in a struggle with the owner of the store near Alhambra and Hollister avenues when the man was fatally shot. The gunman was apprehended; […]

Pics of a Bridge Party

Pics of a Bridge Party

We arrived early and the grassy patch at Orange Grove and Colorado Boulevards was already flowing with people. Wreck ‘n Sow serenaded arrivals with their bluegrass sounds. We walked along the pathway with a dozen children’s activity stations to our left and classic Mustangs on our right. Our enthusiasm erupted (rather embarrassingly with lots of gushing […]

First dip ever in e-cig sales raises question: is this just a fad?

First dip ever in e-cig sales raises question: is this just a fad?

; Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images E-cigarette sales have declined for the first time in a five-year-period of steady growth. This news comes in the mists of Reynolds American Inc. agreeing to sell its popular Blu e-cig brand to rival tobacco company Imperial Tobacco Group. The sales of e-cigs rose 1.7% in 2013– which equals […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events July 19 to 25

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events July 19 to 25

Here are events scheduled Saturday, July 19, to Friday, July 25.All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena!   The Dive-In Movie Fest at the Robinson Park pool continues Saturday, July 19, at 7 p.m. with “The Croods” (2013, PG) featuring the voice talents […]

Le Mieux: It’s the Serum

Le Mieux: It’s the Serum

We Googled peptides and were redirected to Wikipedia (naturally). Reading the definition for peptides, we recognized the words “biological, molecules, bond, and amino acid. We did not recognize the words oligomer, polysaccharides, amyloid beta, or every third word. Luckily, we found a site that broke it down: peptides are proteins. They are natural or synthetic. Most peptides […]

For Sale: Prime Silver Lake Duplex

For Sale: Prime Silver Lake Duplex

Sponsored Post: Eastside Property Listings 608 Maltman Ave. | Map $600,000 | Property Website Great Off Market Investment Deal! _Two Fantastic 2 BR + 1BA Apartment Units _Prime Rental Location: Silver Lake nearby Cafecito Organico _Delivered 100% Vacant _Two Car Attached Garage _Open Floor Plans _Hardwood Flooring Throughout _Recessed Lighting _Washer/Dryer Hookups _Great Storage Space […]

How smartphone addicts slow down restaurant service

How smartphone addicts slow down restaurant service

A man takes a picture of his meal with his mobile phone to share it on the “Food Reporters” network on July 19, 2012 during his lunch in a restaurant in Paris.; Credit: AFP/AFP/Getty Images Smartphones at restaurants can be both a help and a hindrance to their business owners. On the one hand, customers […]

Morning Report: Water line break shuts down York; Boyle Heights cleans up; Figueroa bike lanes

Morning Report:  Water line break shuts down York; Boyle Heights cleans up; Figueroa bike lanes

Pizza Buona, Echo Park | Chris Stephens/Lomography News & Notes: York Boulevard near Avenue 53 was shut down this morning in Highland Park after a water main break flooded the street, reports KTLA. Councilman Gil Cedillo’s decision to block bike lanes on Figueroa through Northeast L.A. is the most recent set back for bike lane […]

Lemonade: I’ll Take the Brussel Sprouts

Lemonade: I’ll Take the Brussel Sprouts

I have heard people rave about Brussel sprouts, but the mere mention conjures memories of my grandmother’s pre-1960 aluminum pressure cooker with its regulator cap over the vent pipe (or toggle switch or petcock) with the water vapor building, the toggle hat starting to wobble and act all crazy, steam squealing to be released, and tension building […]

Arts Crawl in South Pas

Arts Crawl in South Pas

Food trucks and a slew of eateries along Mission Street in South Pasadena will help sustain those in town for the Arts Crawl on Saturday, July 19th. Gallery doors will be open with new exhibitions, boutiques will have performances of varying kinds, and shops will offer sales, have special guests, and hands-on projects. Some of […]

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