Archive for ‘November, 2014’


Shopper & Diner: Lassens to open Echo Park store on Monday; Aussie apothocary setting up shop in Silver Lake; new restaurant planned for pricey apartment house

Shopper & Diner: Lassens to open Echo Park store on Monday; Aussie apothocary setting up shop in Silver Lake; new restaurant planned for pricey apartment house

Lassens, the small chain of natural foods and vitamins stores,  will open its new Echo Park market on Monday, Sept. 17.  Lassens/Facebook The owners of the Spare Room in Hollywood’s Roosevelt Hotel plan to open a 75-seat restaurant and “general store” at the base of The Elysian, the pricey apartment tower just east of Echo […]

Ms. Go Go Regrets….

Ms. Go Go Regrets….

Because of a family illness, Ms. Go Go regrets there will be no Weekend Go Go for November 14-16th. Stay tuned for TWO versions of The Go Go next week, however, including  a list of the best theater to entertain out-of-town guests!Filed under: The Weekend Go Go Tagged: Theater Read the Full Story at Eat: […]

Filmweek: ‘Foxcatcher,’ ‘Rosewater,’ ‘The Homesman’ and more

Filmweek: ‘Foxcatcher,’ ‘Rosewater,’ ‘The Homesman’ and more

(L-R) Director/Producer/Actor Jon Stewart, journalist Maziar Bahari and actor Gael Garcia Bernal attend the “Rosewater” premiere during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival at Princess of Wales Theatre on September 8, 2014 in Toronto, Canada.; Credit: Sam Santos/Getty Images Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Amy Nicholson and Henry Sheehan review this week’s releases, including […]

An Original Story by Naomi Hirahara!

An Original Story by Naomi Hirahara!

A Tale of Tomodachi By Naomi Hirahara Even before the bombing of Pearl Harbor, people of Japanese ancestry on the West Coast were feeling pretty abandoned. Unions weren’t that thrilled with them. Even though the Northern California chapter felt differently, the national ACLU thought that the government had a case for creating these “military zones” […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Nov. 15 to 21

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Nov. 15 to 21

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Nov. 15, to Friday, Nov. 21. All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena!    The Pasadena Doo Dah Parade, the twisted sister of that other parade, will include a memorable cast of merrymakers Saturday, Nov. 15, at 11 […]

Found in Echo Park: Tan pit bull mix puppy for adoption

Found in Echo Park: Tan pit bull mix puppy for adoption

Bandit is a 4 month-old grey white and tan pit/shepherd mix. He is very active, independent, playful and eager to explore the world. He loves hiking and going to the dogpark and knows all the basic commands. He is doing really well on potty and crate training and gets along great with other dogs. He […]

An Original Story by Michelle Huneven!

An Original Story by Michelle Huneven!

Heaven Michelle Huneven Note: I very much regret not being with everyone tonight, and I send a special thank you to Jen Ramos for inviting me and reading this story. I wrote this story about something that happened to me one day at Vromans. Happy Birthday to the bookstore of my life! I stepped out […]

KPCC investigation reveals questionable tactics LAUSD used to defend rape lawsuit

KPCC investigation reveals questionable tactics LAUSD used to defend rape lawsuit

Former LAUSD teacher Elkis Hermida was convicted in 2011 of lewd acts with a child and sentenced to three years in state prison.; Credit: California Department of Justice Last November, Los Angeles Unified School District lawyers fighting a civil lawsuit argued in court that a 14-year-old middle school student was mature enough to consent to […]

Eagle Rock power outage; Highland Park shooting victim identified; funky fungus grows in Silver Lake

Eagle Rock power outage; Highland Park shooting victim identified; funky fungus grows in Silver Lake

Dog & Sunset, Elysian Park | Uncle Rhea/Instagram The LADWP was working to restore power to 650 Eagle Rock customers this morning.  LADWP The victim of Tuesday night’s Highland Park shooting was identified as 26-year-old Conrad Gomez. CBS2 Police said they have not identified any suspects in last year’s fatal shooting of Silver Lake resident […]

Jennie Cook’s Holiday Appetizer Class at New School of Cooking

Jennie Cook’s Holiday Appetizer Class at New School of Cooking

Join esteemed caterer, chef, and cookbook author- Jennie Cook and New School of Cooking for a one of a kind cooking class. Jennie Cook is the owner of Jennie Cook’s Catering and Plant-Based Parties and has built a 30-year career as a Los Angeles caterer and restauranteur. Each guest will enjoy a cooking demonstration of […]

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