Archive for ‘September, 2015’


Man assaults Silver Lake women in one-hour crime spree

Man assaults Silver Lake women in one-hour crime spree

SILVER LAKE — A 30-year-old man has been arrested after he assaulted two women and confronted a third during a nearly one-hour crime spree near the Silver Lake Reservoir last week. The suspect was arraigned on Friday on two counts of assault with the potential to commit rape, said Detective Art Espino with the LAPD […]

Without solitary confinement, how will CA prisons control gang members?

Without solitary confinement, how will CA prisons control gang members?

“Solitary Confinement, Old Geelong Gaol 7”; Credit: Jmiller291 via Flickr California announced this week that it will vastly reduce the use of solitary confinement in its prisons as the result of a settlement between the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and a group of inmates in Security Housing Units, or SHUs. The inmates objected to […]

Armenian Fest 2015

Armenian Fest 2015

“1915: Over half of the existing Armenian population was annihilated by the Ottoman Turks, while the remaining survivors (were) forced to flee from Anatolia, leaving their ancestral lands behind.” “2015: Today, over 70% of Armenians live outside of Armenia, dispersed all around the world. They have found new places to call homes, forming ‘Little Armenias’ […]

D2 for Happy Hour

D2 for Happy Hour

Rather than meet for our monthly late morning coffee, our small band of (mostly) women decide to do an early evening, gathering for Happy Hour at DusitD2 Constance Hotel Pasadena. Though the name is laborious and clunky, this historic site, formerly known as the Constance Hotel and built in 1926 by Perry Constance, has been […]

Organizers postpone Eagle Rock Music Festival

Organizers postpone Eagle Rock Music Festival

EAGLE ROCK — The Eagle Rock Music Festival, which had grown into Northeast L.A.’s largest music event and street fair, has been postponed until next spring, festival organizers announced today. The Center for the Arts Eagle Rock ,which usually holds the festival in October, said it is working with Councilman José Huizar to re-launch the […]

Mad Catfish Blues

Mad Catfish Blues

  “What do you scat when you scat?” asks Barbara Morrison during a performance at the Australian Music Institute. Someone in the audience answers, “Nonsense syllables.” Barbara: “Hey, I like you. Nonsense syllables. You try to get down into the intervals, you try to make sense of where the song is going—just by nonsense syllables.” […]

What’s next after LA’s City Council unanimously approves city’s 2024 Olympic bid?

What’s next after LA’s City Council unanimously approves city’s 2024 Olympic bid?

Members of the Los Angeles City Council’s Ad Hoc Committee meet before offering its support to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Los Angeles, California on August 28, 2015; Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images In a unanimous vote, the Los Angeles City Council today granted approval for the city to compete for the 2024 Olympics. The […]

Hi September…What New Reads Do You Have For Us?

Hi September…What New Reads Do You Have For Us?

Oh September Sun, tell us what’s new this week! It’s that time of year, folks! Lots and lots of new books being released. Lots of exciting new reads! Lots of releases for authors that will soon grace our event space! Kids & YA Everything Everything Nicola Yoon Young Adult $18.99 Nicola Yoon will discuss Everything […]

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