Archive for ‘January, 2015’


Women’s City Club of Pasadena

Women’s City Club of Pasadena

The Women’s City Club of Pasadena invites interested parties to come and tour historic Blinn house, receive a complimentary drink to celebrate the club’s 70th anniversary, and learn about the benefits of becoming a member. The event is free and open to the public.   Women’s City Club Open House Thursday, Jan. 29th, 6:30-9 p.m. […]

The Whipping Man

The Whipping Man

On April 13, 1865, the war is over and Caleb DeLeon returns home to Richmond, Virginia to find the family mansion in ruins. Surprisingly, it is being guarded by the family’s elderly house slave Simon. These two men are later joined be another family slave, young John. Officially, there are no such things as “master” […]

Echo Park’s DIY bus bench gets a touch-up

Echo Park’s DIY bus bench gets a touch-up

Astrid Agustin Conder giving her bench a new coat of paint | Courtesy Ramsey Conder ECHO PARK —  The simple wood bench that popped up last October at the northwest corner of Echo Park and Scott avenues  has proven popular with passengers waiting at the DASH bus stop. It recently got a new coat of […]

Is Los Feliz Neighborhood association victory over Live Nation a harbinger of community clout?

Is Los Feliz Neighborhood association victory over Live Nation a harbinger of community clout?

; Credit: Brian Indrelunas/Flickr It was a powerful statement for LA residents who feel powerless: A city council committee voted 4-to-1 for the incumbent against a new operator for the Greek Theatre in Griffith Park. A Department of Recreation and Parks committee had unanimously recommended the company Live Nation over the present operator, Nederlander, but […]

February Events!!

February Events!!

Hello there. Hope everyone’s year is getting started off on the right foot. Are you reading more? We hope so! February is just as packed as January and there’s no sign of stopping us in 2015! Check out the full list of events below. See you soon! Sunday, February 1, 4pm Rebecca Scherm discusses and […]

Model Grand Opening January 31 at Morton Village in Echo Park

Model Grand Opening January 31 at Morton Village in Echo Park

Sponsored Post The model grand opening for Morton Village will be held on Saturday, Jan. 31. Excitement surrounds the new community of Morton Village in Echo Park as the highly anticipated Model Grand Opening has been announced for this Saturday, January 31. This unique, gated community of 15 contemporary single family residences with rooftop decks […]

Embracing Black History

Embracing Black History

We begin a month of celebrating Black and African-American history. Of course, 28 days is hardly enough to learn and understand the breadth, depth, and nuance of the African experience since 19 Africans arrived in Virginia in 1619, but it’s a start. The observance—celebrating Black history and increasing the knowledge of Black history—began in 1926 […]

Clara Who?

Clara Who?

For two weeks from Jan. 12 to 23 my home away from home was the 17-story criminal courts building in downtown Los Angeles. Notable trials here have included the murder trial of O.J. Simpson, the murder trial of Phil Spector and the trial of Dr. Conrad Murray for the death of Michael Jackson, among hundreds […]

Lyd & Mo Photography

Lyd & Mo Photography

Twenty-seven North Mentor Avenue in Pasadena used to house a high-end guitar shop. What caught Lydia and Mo’s eyes was a wedding dress on display in the large picture window of Connie Tao Designs. What sealed the deal was the empty space next door. They’d found the perfect spot for Lyd & Mo Photography. When […]

Pasadena Int’l Film Festival: Year 2

Pasadena Int’l Film Festival: Year 2

Executive Director/Founder Jessica Hardin and Creative Director/Co-Founder Marco Neves are looking to fill a void. We would add, not just to fill a void but to provide a full-service, varied, distinctive experience. The Pasadena International Film Festival is not just a series of short and feature films reflecting various genres, stories, and skills, but taps […]

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