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Curried Carrot Soup

Curried Carrot Soup

Ingredients: 10-12 young carrots, sliced 1-2 tablespoon canola oil (or part butter if desired) 1 large onion, chopped A largish piece of ginger, minced 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon curry powder ¼ teaspoon cinnamon Dash cloves (small dash; cloves can overpower) 1 teaspoon turmeric Cayenne to taste 1 quart good quality vegetable broth 1-2 […]

Police searching for Boyle Heights rapist; school board incumbents take a beating over iPad controversy

Police searching for Boyle Heights rapist; school board incumbents take a beating over iPad controversy

Silver Lake | Mary-Austin Klein/Instagram A man armed with a machete raped a woman in her bedroom early Friday morning in the 1900 block of Pennsylvania Avenue in Boyle Heights. CBS2 Charter schools are targeting incumbent Bennett Kayser’s support of the controversial and costly iPad program in the District 5 school board race. L.A. Times […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events May 16 to 22

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events May 16 to 22

Here are free events scheduled Saturday, May 16, to Friday, May 22. All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! PUSD students in grades 2 to 8 will compete in the PasadenaLEARNS Science Olympiad Saturday, May 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. […]

Eastside Weekend: Museums of the Arroyo; Writing Workshop; Opera in Highland Park

Eastside Weekend: Museums of the Arroyo; Writing Workshop; Opera in Highland Park

Pacific Opera Project’s Ariadne auf Naxos comes to Highland Park By NATHAN SOLIS Opera comes to Highland Park with Ariadne Auf Naxos, a blend of playful performances and haunting arias. Originally set at the home of the richest man in Vienna, the opera within an opera will now be set in 1913 Highland Park  during […]

How Loretta Sanchez could shake up the field for the California Senate race

How Loretta Sanchez could shake up the field for the California Senate race

US Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) attends the 13th Annual National Hispanic Foundation For The Arts (NHFA) Noche Musical at the Corcoran Gallery of Art on September 15, 2009 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Abby Brack/Getty Images The fight for U.S. Senate is heating up between California democrats Attorney General Kamala Harris and Rep. Loretta Sanchez. […]

Fundraiser launched to rescue a Mount Washington mural

Fundraiser launched to rescue a Mount Washington mural

Tagging has obscured most of themural | Photo by Martha Benedict MOUNT WASHINGTON — Just one eye of a Native American looks out from behind a small gap in a barrage of tagging that covers the Southwest Museum Mural on Marmion Way. Artist Daniel Cervantes and a team of volunteers spent about a year working […]

6 Questions with Jacqueline Suskin – Author of Go Ahead & Like It!

6 Questions with Jacqueline Suskin – Author of Go Ahead & Like It!

Towards the end of May we are so excited to host Jacqueline Suskin!! She has a new book out titled, Go Ahead & Like It. We were able to ask her a few questions about how she got started writing poetry and how the Poem Store came about as well as a little look into […]

What if Angelenos wrote about New York the way The New York Times writes about us?

What if Angelenos wrote about New York the way The New York Times writes about us?

Traffic makes its way through Times Square on March 23, 2006 in New York City. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) New York and Los Angeles have the most polluted air in the U.S.; Credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images “Southern Californians are overcoming their fears of subway germs, and reversing the American directive to go […]

Designer Done 3-bedroom Bungalow on the Eastside for $585,000

Designer Done 3-bedroom Bungalow on the Eastside for $585,000

Sponsored Post Open House: Sunday, May 17 from 2 pm — 5 pm This AH-mazing Cape Cod is not a flip! All of the work was done by the homeowners, so they did it all right and with care to detail and quality work, no skimping or cutting corners. Located in Curbed LA’s “Next Highland […]

Quite the family

Quite the family

I should be working on the formal presentation for my lecture tomorrow, but I am struck by how fascinating the history of the Elliott family is and felt compelled to share this with you. Helen Agnes Brown  – born to a mom who had the woman’s pioneer experience of traveling from one place to the […]

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