Archive for ‘January, 2015’


A Good Turnout

A Good Turnout

The Story Kitchen seminar had a good turn-out last night at the Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse. It was an excellent group—interesting people with fascinating stories. We had some sign-ups for the six week writing class and there’s room for just a few more, so call the store at 818-790-0717 and tell them you want in! […]

Israel’s Prime Minister invited to speak to Congress without White House approval

Israel’s Prime Minister invited to speak to Congress without White House approval

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) listens to U.S. President Barack Obama deliver the State of the Union address on January 20, 2015 in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Pool/Getty Images While not illegal, the recent invitation of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by Speaker of the House John […]

Eagle Rock High students give campus quad a makeover

Eagle Rock High students give campus quad a makeover

New sod was planted in the formerly barren campus quad | L.A. Unified EAGLE ROCK — The quad at Eagle Rock Junior/Senior High looked like a giant dust bowl, with much of the grass having given way to dirt in the busy gathering space. But the same spot now sports a bright green lawn as […]

‘A Carlin Home Companion:’ Kelly Carlin expounds on her famous dad, George

‘A Carlin Home Companion:’ Kelly Carlin expounds on her famous dad, George

Comedian Kelly Carlin delivers remarks at the George Carlin Way Unveiling Ceremony on October 22, 2014 in New York City. ; Credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images In her solo show, Kelly Carlin reveals what life was like as the daughter of icon and iconoclast, comedian George Carlin. It’s been seven years since Mr. Carlin passed at […]

Running low on hydrogen? You can now fill ‘er-up at Cal State L.A.

Running low on hydrogen?  You can now fill ‘er-up at Cal State L.A.

Fill’er Up: It takes six minutes to fill a fuel cell vehicle |Cal State L.A. EL SERENO –  An experimental hydrogen station at Cal State L.A. has become the first in the state that can sell hydrogen by the kilogram to the fuel-cell motoring public. But don’t expect a long line of vehicles to start […]

Calif. lawmaker wants independent office to investigate officer-involved fatalities

Calif. lawmaker wants independent office to investigate officer-involved fatalities

Police watch over demonstrators protesting the fatal police shooting of 24-year-old Ezell Ford earlier in the week August 17, 2014, in Los Angeles, California.; Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images In the aftermath of high profile, controversial police-involved killings in Ferguson, Missouri and New York City, a number of states are considering legislation to change how such […]

Story Kitchen Free Seminar at Flintridge Bookstore!

Story Kitchen Free Seminar at Flintridge Bookstore!

Come and get a free pen. And a matching paperclip. I kid you not. We aim to please. Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

Volunteers celebrate MLK Day with a Roosevelt High clean up

Volunteers celebrate MLK Day with a Roosevelt High clean up

Terisha Gamboa (left) and Susy Luna help cultivate the school’s community garden. | Courtesy AltaMed BOYLE HEIGHTS — More than 120 volunteers celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. today by cleaning up the campus of Roosevelt High School as part of a national day of service in honor of the civil rights leader. […]

Wounds of Existence

Wounds of Existence

Since the 1980s, Jim Morphesis has been one of the most influential members of the expressionist art movement in Los Angeles. The paintings of Morphesis engage with the universal themes of the self, life, death, myth, and spirituality in personal and meaningful ways. Taking its title from what Friedrich Nietzsche called “the eternal wounds of […]

Winter Sale

Winter Sale

Italian scarves, “feelin’ plaid all over,” a floral dress designed by Tracy Reese (as worn by the First Lady), exquisite shoes, and one-stop shopping. It’s Camille DePedrini’s “Winter Sale.” Dresses, coordinates, hats, gloves, shoes, handbags, hats, scarves, and jewelry—it may all be found at Camille DePedrini on Mission Street in South Pasadena. The shop is […]

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