Archive for ‘March, 2015’


Echo Park’s Jumbo Bargain ringing up last sale

Echo Park’s Jumbo Bargain ringing up last sale

Final sale coming for Jumbo Bargain | Cecillia Padilla-Brill Echo Park News Sponsor • Masa of Echo Park By CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL ECHO PARK — With tiny homes selling for more than $700,000 and coffee going for $4 a cup, there are few bargains to be found in Echo Park these days. And it looks like […]

France battles so-called planned obsolescence of consumer appliances

France battles so-called planned obsolescence of consumer appliances

Customers look at Maytag and Whirlpool washers and dryers July 18, 2005 in New York City. ; Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images The joke goes if you want to know how long your new TV, phone or dishwasher will last, just check the warranty’s expiration. Not so in France, where a new law mandates manufacturers to […]

For Rent: Modern & Sophisticated Unit in Angelino Heights | Driveway Parking | Fantastic Location

For Rent: Modern & Sophisticated Unit in Angelino Heights | Driveway Parking | Fantastic Location

Sponsored Post 869 Laveta Terrace | $2,100/month  | Property Website This updated beauty sits in the historic Angelino Heights community where many movies, TV series, commercials and videos continue to be filmed. Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” as well as the “Charmed” series were filmed amongst others. This unit has recently undergone a complete rehab and it […]

49ers linebacker Chris Borland retires at 24 due to head trauma concerns

49ers linebacker Chris Borland retires at 24 due to head trauma concerns

Chris Borland #50 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after a tackle against the New York Giants in the fourth quarter at MetLife Stadium on November 16, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. ; Credit: Al Bello/Getty Images Fearing future head trauma, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland told ESPN’s Outside the Lines on Monday […]

Four-leaf clover, rabbit’s foot, is there really science to superstition?

Four-leaf clover, rabbit’s foot, is there really science to superstition?

The likelihood of finding a four-leaf clover, or shamrock, is estimated one in 10,000. Spilling salt and walking under a ladder are said to bring bad luck, while finding a four-leaf clover and carrying a rabbit’s foot somehow ensure good fortune. During playoffs, we’ve all heard of the playoff beard and the lucky charm an […]

Mold problems at Boyle Heights arts center; Echo Park’s Blue Corn Quesadilla vendor

Mold problems at Boyle Heights arts center; Echo Park’s Blue Corn Quesadilla vendor

Atwater Village | daveedkapoor/Instagram Self-Help Graphics has been unable to use much of its new Boyle Heights art center for the past year following the discovery of mold in the former seafood processing plant. Boyle Heights Beat A review  Echo Park’s Blue Corn Quesadilla cart. Eater L.A. Sign up for The Eastsider Email Digest for […]

Walking Pasadena, No. 2

Walking Pasadena, No. 2

The Walking Pasadena group started on Facebook in April 2014. The purpose? To share experiences of pedestrian exploration of, from, and on the streets of Pasadena (and thereabouts), both online and in person. We schedule occasional group walks, but mostly we share photos and events and questions of interest to pedestrian explorers in our city. […]

Symphony Pastoral

Symphony Pastoral

Beethoven is known to have been a nature lover, taking frequent walks in the country, and even leaving Vienna altogether to work in rural areas. Themes of spiritual renewal, pastoral landscapes, dramatic storms and startling beauty pull you into Beethoven’s sonic painting of the great outdoors. Conductor Nicholas McGegan of the Pasadena Symphony and Pops […]

Cherry Blossom Walk, Talk, Buy

Cherry Blossom Walk, Talk, Buy

Despite temperatures in the high 80s and even low 90s, we know it’s officially spring because it’s time for the Cherry Blossom Festival at Descanso Gardens. Walks, talks, music, origami, food, and the sale of cherry trees will take place all weekend, March 21st-22nd. 2015 Cherry Blossom Festival Saturday-Sunday, March 21st-22nd Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso […]

The North Stars

The North Stars

One of the missions of the YWCA Pasadena Foothill Valley is to showcase local artists’ work “that involves themes of inequality, feminism, and the fight for civil rights.” Everyone is welcome to the opening reception of “The North Stars: Canonizing the American Abolitionists” with new work by Hope Demetriades on March 21st. The works focus […]

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