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August 29, 1970

August 29, 1970

An event that has had long-lasting repercussions took place in Los Angeles some 44 years ago.  There was a march that had more than 20,000 marchers.  Some estimate the number to be closer to 30,000.  Like other parts of history this event has been forgotten by much of Southern California. Photographer – Oscar Castillo The […]

Shopper & Diner: Eagle Rock’s Little Beast marks one year anniversary; Atwater market crowd-sources owner’s cancer fund; & Mt. Washington Marketplace readies debut

Shopper & Diner: Eagle Rock’s Little Beast marks one year anniversary; Atwater market crowd-sources owner’s cancer fund; & Mt. Washington Marketplace readies debut

By Marni Epstein Eagle Rock’s Little Beast is proving to be the little restaurant that could. Eater LA  chronicles chef and owner Sean Lowenthal’s steady climb to success as his family-friendly establishment marks its first anniversary. Its trademark patio doesn’t hurt the restaurant’s cause either, as its an ideal spot to take in the waning […]

Boz Books Biz

Boz Books Biz

Did I ever tell you that Boz Books is an actual publishing company? Yup. The company pays taxes and everything. And it’s about to publish its second book. Woohoo! Act As If: Stumbling Through Hollywood With Headshot in Hand will be out very soon. I learned from experience with Camelot & Vine not to give […]

Eva Marie Saint talks Hitchcock, Brando and being a femme fatale

Eva Marie Saint talks Hitchcock, Brando and being a femme fatale

Eve Marie Saint spoke with AirTalk’s Larry Mantle.; Credit: Benjamin Brayfield/KPCC Angeleno, legendary actor and AirTalk fan Eva Marie Saint joins Larry to talk about her experience working with director Alfred Hitchcocks and leading men like Cary Grant and Marlon Brando. Saint is hosting this year’s Big Picture: Hitchcock! taking place this Sunday at the […]

The Weekend Go Go: The Taste, L.A. River Boat Race, Long Beach Funk Fest + More

The Weekend Go Go: The Taste, L.A. River Boat Race, Long Beach Funk Fest + More

The Weekend Go Go: Fave food fest The Taste, L.A. River boat race and the Long Beach Funk Fest. So many ways to Labor Day outside…. Read the Full Story at Eat: Los Angeles

Featuring a Project From Our Own Danielle Borsch!

Featuring a Project From Our Own Danielle Borsch!

We are so excited to feature a really cool project by our own Danielle Borsch called NAME THIS MOVIE!! Danielle has been in the book industry for six years. For over a year now, she has been managing the Children’s & Young Adult Department here at Vroman’s. I’m sure many readers of this blog have […]

Eastside Weekend: Sculpture and film in Silver Lake; L.A. River boat race; Echo Park classical concert; The Mormon’s Sweet Sixteen show; & talking about pet health

Eastside Weekend: Sculpture and film in Silver Lake;  L.A. River boat race; Echo Park classical concert; The Mormon’s Sweet Sixteen show; & talking about pet health

La Cage aux Folles installation comes down September 8 | Nick Cope The La Cage aux Folles installation (pictured above) at Materials & Applications will be removed in a few days but you can still experience the tubular sculpture and also enjoy an outdoor film screening  at the Silver Lake art space.  Two films – […]

Pasadena Unified to vote on board member’s request for paid aid due to dyslexia

Pasadena Unified to vote on board member’s request for paid aid due to dyslexia

Tyron Hampton is requesting an assistant to transcribe board meetings due to his dyslexia. Pasadena Unified School (PUSD) District board member Tyron Hampton has requested the district to provide an assistant to help with him with his taking notes and drafting emails. The assistant, who is chosen by Hampton, would cost the district about $17,000. […]

Still moving on

Still moving on

This last weekend we tackled the shelves in the hallway.  We found albums of pictures I knew we had  “somewhere” in the house.  I added them to the piles of old pictures that are taking up the space I thought was clear.   This being Throwback Thursday here are a couple of fun images.   […]

Officials launch sweep of Arroyo Seco homeless camps

Officials launch sweep of Arroyo Seco homeless camps

A homeless encampment being cleaned up near Bridewell Street | Martha Benedict A multi-agency task force this week launched a clean up of  the homeless encampments that have mushroomed along the Arroyo Seco and the  110 Freeway in Hermon and Montecito Heights, where some of the  make-shift homes had second bedrooms and were equipped with […]

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