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Reap the benefits of The Eastsider during your holiday shopping

Reap the benefits of The Eastsider during your holiday shopping

  Don’t forget to take advantage of your Eastsider Reader Benefits Card when you go holiday shopping this weekend. The growing list of participating businesses honoring the card now includes Beat Bop Boom, a little shop filled with new and vintage music t-shirts, posters, kooky housewares, accessories, and memorabilia. Reader Benefits Cards are available with […]

Sony hack looms large over the President’s end-of-year press conference

Sony hack looms large over the President’s end-of-year press conference

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to the nation about normalizing diplomatic relations the Cuba in the Cabinet Room of the White House on December 17, 2014 in Washington, DC.; Credit: Pool/Getty Images President Obama is holding his last press conference of the year, and everyone is waiting to hear what he has to say on […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Dec. 20 to 26

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Dec. 20 to 26

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Dec. 20, to Friday, Dec. 26. All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! Children’s and adult choirs perform songs of the season daily now through Wednesday, Dec. 24, at 8 p.m. in the courtyard at One Colorado.  The […]

Happy Chanukah

Happy Chanukah

For your sleek and modern Hanukkah. Enjoy. Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

Phoebe at Backstage

Phoebe at Backstage

We remember when she was hardly four feet tall, slinging the strap of an adult-size guitar over her head and taking the stage in the Sequoyah School courtyard. Phoebe Bridges began writing, singing, and strumming, and has never looked back…but always up. Phoebe has played at a myriad of local venues and last year her […]

Less Clutter More Life

Less Clutter More Life

If Barbara says get rid of it, get rid of it. For twenty years, Barbara Hemphill, founder of Productive Environment Institute, has been helping individuals, executives, and whole companies eliminate stacks of paper and piles of clutter. With the advancement of technology, she began aiming her focus at digital clutter. Now, Barbara has refined her […]

Sales Report: A million-dollar year for Eagle Rock; Echo Park stairway home sells for $530k & more

Sales Report: A million-dollar year for Eagle Rock; Echo Park stairway home sells for $530k & more

Hill Drive home sold for $1.577 million Eagle Rock 1674 Hill Drive Priced at $1.799 million Sold at $1.757 million Hill Drive continued to reign as one of Eagle Rock’s priciest streets, with this six-bedroom, three-bath Spanish Colonial with a pool selling for $1.757 million. The December sale capped a year when nine Eagle Rock […]

Fiore Market Café Roast Beef

Fiore Market Café Roast Beef

Sincere thanks to Bill Disselhorst for contributing this week’s recipe. He and Ann have just released their first cookbook—Fresh—and will have a signing on Saturday, December 20th. Only thirty dollars, Fresh makes for a great holiday gift and supports our local independent entrepreneurs! Thank you, Fiore Market Café, and congratulations…(We’ll be seeing you in a […]

Angeleno neighborhoods say crowd-sourced traffic apps are congesting streets

Angeleno neighborhoods say crowd-sourced traffic apps are congesting streets

; Credit: Waze Some LA denizens are complaining that traffic apps are congesting small, residential streets, and they are asking the Los Angeles Department of Transportation to remedy the problem with traffic calming solutions. In response, LADOT told KPCC, “We have no way to and do not track app usage.” Richard Close, President of Sherman […]

Santa as Tin Man…or Knight?

Santa as Tin Man…or Knight?

As some may know, we are holiday decoration addicts. We’re the ones slowing to 25 mph so we can get a good look at a worthy lawn decoration or light design. Whether it’s traditional and reminiscent of our East Coast childhood or pure “Cali” or something beyond words, we pull over to get our fix… […]

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