Archive for ‘June, 2015’


With Francis’ long-awaited encyclical, Catholic Church enters climate change debate

With Francis’ long-awaited encyclical, Catholic Church enters climate change debate

Pope Francis is pictured during his weekly general audience at St Peter’s square on June 17, 2015 at the Vatican. ; Credit: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images Pope Francis is set to unveil his climate change statement Thursday, attributing most climate change to human activity and the use of fossil fuels. Francis has been working on the […]

For Sale: North Monrovia Charmer

For Sale: North Monrovia Charmer

Sponsored Post 1124 E. Lemon | $788,000 | Property Website Under a canopy of trees,sits this traditional 3 bd,2.5 bath home situated in the Tree City’ community of Monrovia.A red door welcomes you to a charming living room w/ gleaming hardwood floors,brick gas burning fireplace,built-in bookcases & plenty of windows to bring in the sunshine. […]

Mud! Mud! Mud!

Mud! Mud! Mud!

It’s gooey. It’s gloppy. It soaks through clothes and dries like a scaly skin on one’s arms, legs, and face. And, it’s one of the funnest “play toys” on the planet. Mud. June 20th and 21st, Kidspace is celebrating International Mud Day with activities that include creating homemade seed bombs, mud pie masterpieces, and collaborating […]

The Journey to Pueblo or Remembering One’s Place

The Journey to Pueblo or Remembering One’s Place

Train ride to La Junta, CO was good.  Lots of room and a chance to wear comfy shoes.   I will ride the Southwest Chief again. I wish it still stopped in Pueblo.   Oh, well, a quick layover in La Junta tonight and a short bus ride to Pueblo tomorrow. Ready to de-board, or […]

Regional Italian Pasta Dishes: Demo & Tasting

Regional Italian Pasta Dishes: Demo & Tasting

Aglio e Olio (Campania). Cacio e Pepe (Rome). Prosciutto with Cream (Emilia-Romagna). Three dishes that represent Chef Isaac Greenhouse’s training and passion. Greenhouse began his working career in the fashion industry, but realizing he not only enjoyed food but felt rather passionately about it, he went to culinary school, then trained under and executive chef […]

Earth Speaks

Earth Speaks

From the time I started composing, I was keenly aware that, at least visually speaking, I was the goose in a bunch of ducks. A Julliard graduate with a masters degree from the Yale School of Music, a Fulbright-Nehru Scholarship recipient, a 2011 INK Fellow, and an enthusiast of Hindustani vocal studies, Reena Esmail is […]

A sneak peek inside Echo Park’s new Bar Bandini

A sneak peek inside Echo Park’s new Bar Bandini

Bar Bandini remains under a wrap ECHO PARK — The interior of Bar Bandini  remains literally under wraps, with a large tarp covering the narrow Sunset Boulevard storefront. But the owners of Bar Bandini,  which occupies the former home of City Sip wine bar, have been posting photos on Instagram of the interior, which has been […]

Jimmy Carter’s Coming to Pasadena

Jimmy Carter’s Coming to Pasadena

Jimmy Carter has been one of America’s most maligned presidents. He funded the Afghan mujahideen, as well as the dictatorship in El Salvador in the 1980s.¹ He’s been called an anti-semite, a bigot, and has been taken to task by Jason Maoz, senior editor at the Jewish Press (2006).² Author Steven F. Hayward even declares […]

This Week’s New Books!

This Week’s New Books!

This week’s new releases are bringing up a new Apatow Production in book form, hilarious love advice from Aziz Ansari, and David Mitchell’s latest in Paperback! Plus lots more!   Hardcover: Charlie Martz & Other Stories by Elmore Leonard $25.99 Over his long and illustrious career, Elmore Leonard was recognized as one of the greatest […]

Former US Marshals on finding and catching a fugitive

Former US Marshals on finding and catching a fugitive

In this handout from New York State Police, convicted murderers David Sweat (L) and Richard Matt are shown i n this composite image. Matt, 48, and Sweat, 34, escaped from the maximum security prison June 6, 2015 using power tools and going through a manhole.; Credit: Handout/Getty Images As the manhunt for two convicted murderers […]

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