Archive for ‘June, 2015’


Lost in Echo Park: Big Gray Black Stripped Cat

Lost in Echo Park: Big Gray Black Stripped Cat

The cat is bigger than average. He is gray and black. His pattern stripes with dark polka dots on his side. He is very friendly. Benjamin lives on Echo Park Ave and Paul Terrace. If you seem give me a call 323.533.7771 or stop by the store on Echo Park Ave “Hecho en Echo” and […]

A deeper dive into the Greece debt crisis

A deeper dive into the Greece debt crisis

Pro-euro protesters hold a banner reading ”YES” during a demonstration in front of the parliament in Athens on June 30, 2015. ; Credit: ARIS MESSINIS/AFP/Getty Images Greece’s financial turmoil continues. Greek banks are closed and it is anticipated that Greece will not pay the $1.73 billion due today to the International Monetary Fund, making it […]

Tuesday Newbies to close out June!

Tuesday Newbies to close out June!

Gosh. The end of June. So many great books were released this month and it’s only the beginning of summer! Hopefully some of these picks are making their way into your bags for your summer trips near and far. Here’s what we have to finish out June! Hardcover: The Care & Management of Lies by […]

Bark for Life, Relay for Life

Bark for Life, Relay for Life

Unconditional love; it’s not easy to find. Luckily, our world has dogs. Canine companions demonstrate unconditional love, joy, security, compassion, and no judgments of cancer survivors abilities or appearances. Canine Caregivers are Canine Companions, Guide Dogs, Service Dogs, Rescue Dogs, Therapy Dogs, Police Dogs, Cancer Survivor Dogs, and Diagnostic Dogs, who with their owners, are […]

A Baseball Buffet (and Bubble Gum Portrait)

A Baseball Buffet (and Bubble Gum Portrait)

Thank you to The Baseball Reliquary for the following text… The Baseball Reliquary presents a sumptuous feast for the eyes, “A Baseball Buffet” exhibit at Pasadena Central Library. The exhibition incorporates a variety of themes and subject matter, utilizing photographs, artworks, and artifacts. Displays include “Culinary Baseball: Dishing Up the National Pastime,” artist Pat Riot’s […]

626 Night Market

626 Night Market

Jonny Hwang, remembering the night markets in Asia, especially the Shilin Night Market in Taipei, created 626 Night Market. It’s the fourth season of night markets with July 3rd-5th being held at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia. An “epic” laser extravaganza and DJ set will be held on July 4th. The original and largest Asian-themed […]

Celebrating Our Independence 2015

Celebrating Our Independence 2015

Our country’s day of Independence is here. How will you celebrate? Here’s a rundown of offerings: Rose Bowl: the big daddy event in the area, this year’s America Fest will have Liverpool Legends “the ultimate Beatles cover band experience,” motorcycle stuntmen, and a screening of Despicable Me 2, and PyroSpectaculars by Souza. Saturday, July 4th […]

Contessa’s Tagliatelle

Contessa’s Tagliatelle

Homemade pasta, house-made pasta, fresh pasta; it’s all the rage. Extra virgin olive oil is de rigeur. But there’s “homemade” and then there’s pasta and oil rich with history, passion, know-how, quality soil, and personality—with terroir. Such is the world of pasta and olive oil when one steps into Contessa Collections on South Lake in […]

Silver Lake mourns the death of the eucalyptus

Silver Lake mourns the death of the eucalyptus

Dead eucalyptus along the Corralitas Red Car Trail| Diane Edwardson SILVER LAKE — Is it the drought? Is it a beetle or a fungus? The questions are being asked as residents near Corralitas Drive and the Corralitas Red Car Trail have watched as several large eucalyptus trees have died off, leaving the landscape littered with […]

Iran nuclear deal deadline extended…again. What comes next

Iran nuclear deal deadline extended…again. What comes next

US Secretary of State John Kerry (third from the left) and representatives of the EU+3 attend a meeting at the Palais Coburg Hotel, the venue of the nuclear talks in Vienna, Austria on June 28, 2015. Talks between Iran and major powers on finalizing a historic nuclear deal will go beyond the June 30 deadline, […]

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