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Xiem Fall Ceramic Art Fair

Xiem Fall Ceramic Art Fair

Andrea (Andi) Fordyce is an East Coast native, an Altadena resident, a Royal Academy of Dance-trained dancer, a painter, a photographer, and, since the 8th grade but refocusing in 2006, a ceramicist. “She loves the utility, the beauty, and the process of making ceramic art…Her work strives to encapsulate all her loves of keeping things […]

Artisans, Boutiques & Rummage Sales for the Holidays

Artisans, Boutiques & Rummage Sales for the Holidays

Louise Wannier of Louis Jane Design is a textile designer, clothier, photographer, philanthropist, and soon-to-be author will be participating in Pasadena Jewish Temple & Center’s annual artisan boutique. She will be exhibiting and selling the company’s new line of coin purses, travel bags, jewelry pouches, and tote bags. Each “art fabric” is developed for digital […]

Oak Woodland

Oak Woodland

Twenty species of oak are native to California according to University of California Oak Woodland Management. Several of these are endemic and grow naturally nowhere outside of California, while others are more wide ranging and grow from Canada to Mexico. There are both shrubby oak species that never grow more than a few feet tall, […]

Mystery History No. 32

Mystery History No. 32

Where are we? What’s happening? In the 1923 photo, right, a couple looks at a brand new car that would be raffled off for 50¢ a ticket during a Pasadena Elks Lodge carnival at the then-vast Tournament Park. I don’t know the make or model of the car. Anybody? The carnival included rides, a sideshow… […]

Butternut Squash & Spinach Lasagna

Butternut Squash & Spinach Lasagna

Is it possible to make a super-healthy lasagna? I’m sure it is, but I am not one to skimp on cheese, and going vegetarian with a lasagna is about as close to healthy as it gets for me. Both my bosses and the kids I nanny really enjoyed this lasagna—it is a great fall family […]

Shamshiri Glendale

Shamshiri Glendale

WHY Abundant, interesting and delicious Persian food at low prices. Try the fesenjon, a sort of Persian mole, rich and complex, with pomegranate and walnuts. WHAT The kindly service can be erratic at this Glendale Persian restaurant, but it’s easy to forgive when you taste the food—and even easier to forgive when you pay the […]

Police fatally shoot man after chase through Cypress Park and Lincoln Heights

Police fatally shoot man after chase through Cypress Park and Lincoln Heights

A man wanted for assault with a deadly weapon was shot and killed by police early this morning after exchanging gunfire with officers and waving at bystanders during an hours-long chase on the streets of Cypress Park and Lincoln Heights, according to ABC 7. The chase began on the 110 Arroyo Seco Parkway near Avenue […]

Anti-gentrification protest rolls down York Boulevard

Anti-gentrification protest rolls down York Boulevard

HIGHLAND PARK — A group of anti-gentrification protestors – some of them masked and waving banners – paraded down the sidewalks of York Boulevard tonight, taping “Eviction Notices” on new businesses and prompting some heated remarks and exchanges on Twitter. The protestors appeared as many of the York Boulevard shops were preparing for the monthly […]

Namesake

Namesake

This morning my neighbor did me the great honor of naming one of her butterflies after me. J owns a small butterfly pavilion,and is doing her part to regularly bring new butterflies into the world. This is not Petrea, however. Petrea is shy and retiring, doesn’t like to have her picture taken. This is Tickle, […]

Lost in Los Feliz: A furry Chihuahua mix named Ruby

Lost in Los Feliz: A furry Chihuahua mix named Ruby

Ruby, a furry chihuahua mix was lost in Los Feliz and picked up on Ben Lomond Pl. She has 2 different colored eyes. If found, please call for reward. Contact: 310 922 0719 Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Eastsider Ads googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘div-gpt-ad-1412645285881-6′); }); Read the Full […]

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