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The future of water in Southern California

The future of water in Southern California

OROVILLE, CA – JULY 20: In this before-and-after composite image, (Top) The Enterprise Bridge passes over full water levels at a section of Lake Oroville on July 20, 2011 in Oroville, California (Bottom) The Enterprise Bridge passes over a section of Lake Oroville that is nearly dry on August 19, 2014 in Oroville, California. As […]

September Events!

September Events!

Can you believe Labor Day is just around the corner and that means summer is nearing a close? Don’t get too upset though because this also means it’s almost fall! My personal favorite time of year and a really busy time in general for books. We have a ton of great events coming up in […]

Four months in

Four months in

We met our new puppy four months ago. We brought her home and named her Lali. Lali decided it was an okay place to be and  Larry figured what the heck. Last week Lali crept under the covers of our bed – all on her own. It’s her home, isn’t it?

Los Angeles Archives, III

Los Angeles Archives, III

In my previous post about the Los Angeles City Archives, I described an “organized room” and a “disorganized room.” But that’s not accurate. The organized room looks meticulous and tidy, yet it holds vast mysteries. And the disorganized room you see here, the vault, is very much in order in many ways. Yet there’s work […]

Drink: LA Preview: Bacaro

Drink: LA Preview: Bacaro

In the weeks leading up to the publication of Drink: Los Angeles, we’ll be sharing some exclusive previews of the book with our Eat: Los Angeles readers.  Below is an excerpt from the forthcoming book. [Bacaro] 2308 S. Union Ave., USC, 213.748.7205, bacarola.com. Mon.-Wed. 5-10 p.m., Thurs.-Sat. 5-11 p.m., Sun. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. & 5-10 p.m. […]

Whiskey Chops

Whiskey Chops

Oh my goodness, these are sooooo good. OK.  Whiskey Chops. Ingredients: 4 pork chops with bone (always, ALWAYS with bone) ¼-½ cup whiskey (depending on your, uh, target audience) ¼ cup cider vinegar ¼ cup honey 2 tbsp. soy sauce 1 medium onion, sliced 2-4 garlic cloves, crushed 1-2 whole fresh peaches, sliced Slug of […]

Energy Road Map

Energy Road Map

IRP stands for the Pasadena Water and Power’s Integrated Resource Plan. The idea is for a “long-range blueprint for providing customers with reliable, environmentally responsible electric service, competitive rates, and energy independence over the next two decades.” With our drought not showing any sign of abating, increasing water-wise efforts by all of us will become, hopefully, […]

Distinguished Speakers

Distinguished Speakers

Some people are bred to live under water, or at least it seems this way. Fabien Cousteau, grandson of renowned Jacques Cousteau, began scuba diving at the age of four and when he turned 12, he joined his grandfather’s crew. This year, Cousteau completed “Mission 31,” setting the record for the longest time spent underwater for a […]

Jar

Jar

WHY Superb steaks and chops, succulent side dishes (duck fried rice, Japanese purple yams with crème frîche) and comfort foods (pot roast, coq au vin). Oh, and a Sunday brunch that Los Angeles Magazine has twice declared the city’s best. WHAT This retro-contemporary (think Mad Men) chophouse run by star chef Suzanne Tracht delivers a […]

New charter middle school opens in East L.A.

New charter middle school opens in East L.A.

The school is named after astronaut Ellen Ochoa | Photo courtesy Green Dot EAST LOS ANGELES – Green Dot Public Schools has expanded its presence in East Los Angeles, opening  the Ánimo Ellen Ochoa Charter Middle School. The school – named after scientists Ellen Ochoa, the first Latina astronaut – is still enrolling for students […]

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