Archive for ‘March, 2015’


Draft Environmental Impact Report released for 210 to 710 expansion

Draft Environmental Impact Report released for 210 to 710 expansion

An I-5 exit sign with an I-710 pull-through sign, northbound.; Credit: formulanone/Flickr Creative Commons A draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) regarding a proposed expansion that would close the 4.5 mile gap between the I-210 Freeway and the I-710 Freeway was released today by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the Los Angeles County Metropolitan […]

5 books that would make great movies – Allison Hill

5 books that would make great movies – Allison Hill

Our fearless leader (CEO/Prez), Allison Hill has a new piece for the Los Angeles Daily News entitled 5 books that would make great movies. You can read the full article below or follow this link to be taken to the original article. You can also check out her website here! —————————————————————————————————— When I was a […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events March 7 to 13

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events March 7 to 13

Here are free events scheduled Saturday, March 7, to Friday, March 13.All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena!    The Arroyo Seco Foundation‘s Stream Team will host a beginners’ workshop on propogation of native plants Saturday, March 7, from 9 to 10:30 […]

Mystery History — Solved! Special Edition #2

Mystery History — Solved! Special Edition #2

There were a handful of correct guesses out of the 30 or so placed in the suggestion box at the Pasadena Museum of History, so I turned the correct ones over on a table and invited Laura Verlaque to choose one.Jennifer Carey is the winner! In this January 1905 photo, Pasadena Police Chief W. Wray Freeman […]

2225.Day Four

2225.Day Four

What to do when in Portland?   It’s about a thousand miles away from home so it’s good to think about this before you hit the road.  How to balance the combo of taking time to be with Portland familia without being too much under foot, seeing the things that make me feel like I’ve […]

A bleak picture of Boyle Heights murals

A bleak picture of Boyle Heights murals

BOYLE HEIGHTS — The murals of Boyle Heights wrap around the facades of storefronts and public housing projects and pop up in alleyways and churches. But while there has been much effort in preserving and repairing existing murals, there has been little in the way of major new work, prompting Boyle Heights Beat to say […]

Debating morality clauses and teacher classification at Bay Area Catholic schools

Debating morality clauses and teacher classification at Bay Area Catholic schools

“Contract.” ; Credit: Branko Collin via Flickr Teachers and parents at four Catholic high schools in the Bay Area are at odds with the Archdiocese of San Francisco after Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone proposed “morality clauses” be added to the school handbooks and changes be made to the way teachers are classified under their labor contract, […]

Bulletin Board: Screwball Spelling Bee, March 14!

Bulletin Board: Screwball Spelling Bee, March 14!

Submitted by Cecily Rose Scharlin, Cooperative Nursery School So you think you can spell? Two local preschools, LA Family School and Rose Scharlin, are vying to outspell one another in a night of improv and fun at their first adults-only Screwball Spelling Bee, from the creators of the Tony-award winning “The 25th Annual Putnam County […]

2225, Day Three – more sentences

2225, Day Three – more sentences

Preparing for the great Pirate Birthday party to take place the next day at the Lucky Lab.  Cupcakes baked.  Pirate gear prepped for the party. The morning began with a vena.  Oatmeal cooked slow.  Nothing so instant that you boil water, open a package, and dump the contents of package and pot into a bowl. […]

AirTalk at 30: California Republicans say it’s time to adapt — or fail

AirTalk at 30: California Republicans say it’s time to adapt — or fail

Rancho Mirage, CA. Photo by Bill Youngblood. ; Credit: Bill Youngblood California — which  makes and breaks national elections — once sent Republicans Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan to the White House. But the Republican Party in the state is at a crossroads as 2016 approaches, and those who would see the state GOP succeed […]

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