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Looking for Something To Do? Free Events Aug. 29 to Sept. 4

Looking for Something To Do? Free Events Aug. 29 to Sept. 4

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Aug. 29, to Friday, Sept. 4. All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena!  Keaton Simons will perform blues and rock Saturday, Aug. 29, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the courtyard at One Colorado.  Night Train Music […]

Shade

Shade

What’s the best way to deal with a heat wave? 1. Find shade. 2. Get into the shade. 3. Rub yourself against the shade. 4. Bite the shade. Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

Lincoln Heights coffee lover roasts his own beans for more flavor, less money

Lincoln Heights coffee lover roasts his own beans for more flavor, less money

Vlad Gallegos roasts his own beans | Brenda Rees By BRENDA REES LINCOLN HEIGHTS — “If you can make a pie, you can roast coffee,” announced Vlad Gallegos to a group of caffeine-lovers at the recent “Roast Your Own Coffee Beans” workshop, held outdoors under a shady tree in the Church of Epiphany’s Lincoln Heights […]

Emmy 2015 Unstructured Reality: ‘Alaska: The Last Frontier’

Emmy 2015 Unstructured Reality: ‘Alaska: The Last Frontier’

Alaskans Atz and Bonnie Kilcher, at the 2 Sisters Cafe, Homer, Alaska, USA; Credit: Wonderlane via Flickr The Kilchers are not your average family. They live on a 600-acre plot of land just outside the remote community of Homer, Alaska, a place where electricity and water aren’t always running, and spend the few months that […]

Boyle Heights tortillerías face growing competition; City Council postpones vote on 2024 Olympics proposal

Boyle Heights tortillerías face growing competition; City Council postpones vote on 2024 Olympics proposal

Boyle Heights tortillerías are adapting to growing competition and more health-conscious consumers. Boyle Heights Beat The City Council postponed a vote on whether the city should bid on hosting the 2024 Olympic, with members saying they have not had enough time to review the proposal. L.A. Now Lost in Echo Park: Grey & White Male […]

Artisans Union & Solo Performers

Artisans Union & Solo Performers

The 3rd Annual Solo Performer Empowerment Day will be held on Saturday, August 29, at Fremont Centre Theatre. Empowerment Day is a day full of workshops and panels designed to empower and enhance the careers of solo performers, in particular. However, the information presented may benefit all performing artists. Workshops & Panels: • Creating a […]

But first, let me take a ballot selfie: Free speech debate rises from NH court decision

But first, let me take a ballot selfie: Free speech debate rises from NH court decision

; Credit: Photo by Will Culpepper via Flickr Creative Commons Should you be allowed to take a picture with your ballot? Up until recently the practice has been banned thanks to laws protecting voter secrecy, but those laws were written at a time when smartphones didn’t exist. A recent decision from a federal court in […]

Dodger Stadium may serve as Olympics venue; City Council weighs short-term rental restrictions

Dodger Stadium may serve as Olympics venue;  City Council weighs short-term rental restrictions

Silver Lake | Dan Gershon The city’s proposal to host the 2024 Olympics would use Dodger Stadium as the site for baseball and softball games if the sports return to the Olympics. L.A Times The City Council is considering restrictions on AirBnb-type rentals. L.A. Now Lost in Highland Park: Fluffy Orange cat Highland Park California […]

Living the Good Life: Polynesia Pop

“Tiki culture is all about living the good life, having fun, and enjoying the tropical splendors it offers. “This first ever group Tiki ceramic exhibition brings together unique ceramic creations by established Tiki artists and major local ceramic artists. “Conceptualized and coordinated by Michelle Valigura and Michael Sbicca, this one-night show celebrates the blended and […]

Downtown L.A.: Inside the Story

Downtown L.A.: Inside the Story

Pasadena’s Inside the Story, founded in 2010 by sisters Susan Cherney, a former CPA, and Wendy Moss, a retired attorney, is taking you deep into downtown L.A.… On September 12, join Art Historian James Fishburne on an exciting tour that examines how Classical architecture was adapted, distorted, and occasionally rejected in Downtown Los Angeles.  Beginning […]

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