Archive for ‘October, 2014’


Allison Hill’s new piece on Huffington Post!

Allison Hill’s new piece on Huffington Post!

When she’s not running a successful business she’s writing. Allison Hill has a new piece on Huffington Post! The full article is below but if you’d like to see the original article click  here.   I’ve been trying to write about faith for weeks, well, years really. It’s been on my mind lately because this […]

Eagle Rock’s summer of million-dollar home sales

Eagle Rock’s summer of million-dollar home sales

This Hill Drive home sold for $1.8 million in September | Google Maps EAGLE ROCK — The blocks north of Colorado Boulevard have long commanded some of the neighborhood’s most highest real estate prices. That was certainly the case this past summer when five properties sold in excess of  $1 million. The homes reflected a […]

Will upheld voter ID laws impact elections?

Will upheld voter ID laws impact elections?

A voter shows his photo identification to an election official Feb. 26 at an early voting polling site, in Austin, Texas.; Credit: Eric Gay/AP As midterm elections arrive in just a couple weeks, the Supreme Court has upheld a voter ID law in Texas that requires voters to present one of seven types of identification […]

Drink: LA Preview: Silver Lake Bar Crawl

Drink: LA Preview: Silver Lake Bar Crawl

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. [SILVER LAKE BAR CRAWL] The stretch of Sunset Boulevard that runs through Silver Lake has one of the best concentrations of […]

A Silk Floss Tree: The Pod

A Silk Floss Tree: The Pod

“The pod, by the way, was ‘low hanging fruit’ from a silk floss tree in the parking lot of the Hastings Ranch Ralph’s in Pasadena,” says Susan Strother Carrier who has kindly shared her pictures and the evolution of the pod. The silk floss tree or Chorisia speciosa has one of the “most unique trunks […]

Thai Crab Fried Rice

Thai Crab Fried Rice

A few years ago, when I worked at a small marketing communications firm in Old Pasadena, I became a regular at a local Thai restaurant. A colleague and I never grew tired of sharing the lunch special four times a week at our desks. The owner Sue, aware of our frugal ways, would always slip in […]

Burbank Library’s Local Authors’ Showcase

Burbank Library’s Local Authors’ Showcase

Sales can be exhausting. Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

Viewpoints: False assumptions, higher costs lurk in rushed proposal to abandon city elections in odd years

Viewpoints: False assumptions, higher costs lurk in rushed proposal to abandon city elections in odd years

Photo by Vox Efx/Flickr Creative Commons 2.0 By Hans Johnson and Hector Huezo, Eastside Area Progressive Democrats The L.A. city council is at the brink of forsaking both its current election schedule and its progressive system of matching funds. Why? To give corporations and special interests a heavier hand in selecting city officials and local […]

Chinese flame trees bring fall color to Elysian Heights

Chinese flame trees bring fall color to Elysian Heights

Fall arrives in Elysian Heights ELYSIAN HEIGHTS — You know autumn has arrived when the Chinese flame trees on the north end of Echo Park Avenue become filled with salmon-colored seed pods.  While the trees put on a colorful show, some folks are not thrilled when those papery pods fall to the ground, spreading seeds […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Oct. 18 to 24

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Oct. 18 to 24

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Oct 18, to Friday, Oct. 24. All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena!    Bring a picnic to Pasadena Community Gardens Saturday, Oct. 18, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy live music, children’s activities, garden tours and […]

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