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A World All Its Own: Zorthian Ranch

A World All Its Own: Zorthian Ranch

A commune. An art studio. A junkyard. A personal Utopia. Beatniks, intellectuals, bohemians. “The Dionysus of the Altadena foothills”¹ During the Open Studios weekend at the beginning of June, we entered the world of Zorthian Ranch. That was 2½ hours that easily could’ve been all day. We imagine we looked like the 6-year-old feels walking […]

Blaze breaks out in El Sereno building [updated]

Blaze breaks out in El Sereno building [updated]

Photo by LAFD/Twitter EL SERENO — Firefighters are battling a blaze that broke out this morning in a commercial building in the 4300 block of Worth Street.  One person was transported to be treated for injuries while another is being evaluated, the LAFD reported shortly before 1 p.m. Update @ 2:30 p.m.  The fire was […]

Open House Calendar: Mt Washington home with pool; Highland Park classic; Craftsman bungalow & more

Open House Calendar: Mt Washington home with pool; Highland Park classic; Craftsman bungalow & more

Search our sponsored Open House calendar listings below or click on the neighborhood links for more properties. Atwater Village Area Boyle Heights Area Cypress Park, Glassell Park & Mount Washington Area Eagle Rock Area East Los Angeles Area Echo Park Area El Sereno Area Elysian Valley, Lincoln Heights & Montecito Heights Area Highland Park & […]

Lost in Highland Park: African Grey named Cecil

Lost in Highland Park: African Grey named Cecil

My mother’s African Grey named Cecil flew out of her house 6/19/15. She has had Cecil for 10 years and she has asked that I post a lost and found wherever I can. Please contact me if you have found him, he has a tracking bracelet on one of his legs. Contact: adelantecs@gmail.com Want to […]

Supreme Court extends same-sex marriage nationwide

Supreme Court extends same-sex marriage nationwide

People celebrate outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC on June 26, 2015 after its historic decision on gay marriage. The US Supreme Court ruled Friday that gay marriage is a nationwide right, a landmark decision in one of the most keenly awaited announcements in decades and sparking scenes of jubilation. The nation’s highest court, […]

Looking for Something To Do? Free Events June 27 to July 3

Looking for Something To Do? Free Events June 27 to July 3

Here are events scheduled Saturday, June 27, to Friday, July 3.All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena!  The Pasadena Summer Youth Chamber Orchestra will perform Mozart, Kreisler, Bruch and Schumann Saturday, June 27, at 7:30 p.m. at Pasadena Presbyterian Church. Urban meets […]

What has eight, hairy legs and hangs around Silver Lake?

What has eight, hairy legs and hangs around Silver Lake?

Photo by Sandy Driscoll SILVER LAKE — Sandy Driscoll wants to find out the name of this impressive looking spider that she spotted in her backyard: I photographed this spider spinning a web in my backyard garden this week. Not being able to ID it online, I’m wondering if any of your readers can help? […]

6 Questions with Fodor’s!

6 Questions with Fodor’s!

We recently had a chance to talk to Arabella Bowen, Vice President & Editor-In-Chief of Fodor’s Travel. Originally from Toronto, I arrived in New York after eight years in Montreal. Spring breaks all over Europe and summers in England and France sparked a lifelong passion for travel that I was lucky enough to be able to turn into a […]

A humble request to ignore Donald Trump’s presidential campaign

A humble request to ignore Donald Trump’s presidential campaign

Business mogul Donald Trump holds documents certifying his net worth is 8.7 billion dollars as he announces his candidacy for the U.S. presidency at Trump Tower on June 16, 2015 in New York City. Trump is the 12th Republican who has announced running for the White House. ; Credit: Christopher Gregory/Getty Images Despite that fact […]

Dark Arts

Dark Arts

Our family friend is in medical school. He let it slip that there’s a med school course—two courses, in fact—in Non-Treatment 101 and 102. It’s is a well kept secret, like Dark Arts classes at Hogwarts. As you will guess, these classes are inhumanities electives. Very popular. Non-Treatment 101 teaches doctors how to keep a […]

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