Archive for ‘July, 2015’


Obama addresses the need to expand internet access to all Americans

Obama addresses the need to expand internet access to all Americans

Smart trash can knows how fast you walk and which smartphone you use. And now it might provide you WiFi too; Credit: via The Verge The ability to access the Internet has become as much of a necessity as running water or electricity. It’s nearly impossible to get anything done without WiFi, so it only […]

Hahamongna Walkabout, Nursery & Drought Update

Hahamongna Walkabout, Nursery & Drought Update

At the base of the Arroyo Seco Basin, one may find 22 miles of hiking trails, picnic areas, Devil’s Gate Dam, oak woodland, the Oak Grove area, active spreading basins, and diversity of plant habitat and a refuge for wildlife and birds. It’s all at Hahamongna Park. On Saturday, July 18th, 4-7 p.m., join the […]

Fire-damaged Glassell Park church vandalized; SWAT team on Bonnie Brae Street

Fire-damaged Glassell Park church vandalized; SWAT team on Bonnie Brae Street

Boyle Heights | The Eastsider A tagging crew vandalized the Glassell Park Mormon church that was destroyed by fire last week. ABC7 A police SWAT team descended on 1000 block of N. Bonnie Brae Street near Echo Park Lake last night to assist detectives with a kidnapping investigation. But the team was called off after […]

Bookmaking, Zines & Collect, Connect, Create

Bookmaking, Zines & Collect, Connect, Create

Sister Corita Kent was not only a Sister of the Immaculate Heart, but an artist. And religiously, socially, culturally, and politically conscious. The exhibit at Pasadena Museum of California Art “Someday Is Now: The Art of Corita Kent” is the first exhibition covering her entire career, three decades of “producing groundbreaking work.” On July 25th, […]

Kingfisher’s Saturday Afternoon Poetry with Seven Dhar

Kingfisher’s Saturday Afternoon Poetry with Seven Dhar

Alhambra resident Don Kingfisher Campbell is… The founder of POETRYpeople Youth Writing Workshops Publisher of the San Gabriel Valley Poetry Quarterly Leader of the Emerging Urban Poets writing & Deep Critique workshops A teacher of creative writing for Upward Bound at Occidental College L. A. area coordinator and board member of California Poets in the […]

Hockney: Painting & Photography

Hockney: Painting & Photography

One of the earliest jobs we had when we first arrived in Los Angeles County in the fall of 1989 was playing hostess at The Ivy restaurant on Robertson Boulevard near Beverly Hills. We say “playing” as the girls were required to wear long, flowery-type dresses and a straw hat adorned with fake flowers that […]

Big Echo Park real estate deal in the works

Big Echo Park real estate deal in the works

Google Map images from March 2015 ECHO PARK ––  Less than six months after it was put up for sale, a large collection of apartments, vacant lots, homes and commercial buildings owned by the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel have found a buyer. Some residents noticed that large, red FOR SALE signs had recently been removed from […]

On the front lines of ISIS territory, PBS Frontline reveals rescues of enslaved woman

On the front lines of ISIS territory, PBS Frontline reveals rescues of enslaved woman

Kashmiri demonstrators hold up a flag of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) during a demonstration against Israeli military operations in Gaza, in downtown Srinagar on July 18, 2014.; Credit: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images A new documentary airing tonight on Frontline follows the leader of an “underground railroad” operation in Northern Iraq that […]

Lincoln Pasadena’s Farm-to-Table Dinner

Lincoln Pasadena’s Farm-to-Table Dinner

As many people know, Lincoln Pasadena is the second eating hub and gastronomic delight created by Christine Moore. Her initial endeavor, Little Flower, was begun as a candy store and Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer and columnist for the Los Angeles Times, Jonathan Gold, has said… Like most things worth having, Christine Moore’s sea salt caramels […]

Go Set A Watchman – Out Today!!

Go Set A Watchman – Out Today!!

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