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Carnegie Observatories, III

Carnegie Observatories, III

Today we know this as the Andromeda galaxy, or M31. But it was known as the Andromeda nebula when this negative was taken. Edwin Hubble crossed out the “n” (which meant nova) and wrote “VAR!” in bright red, indicating he had found a variable star in the Andromeda nebula. “That first discovery of a variable […]

For Sale: Private & Secluded in Mount Angelus

For Sale: Private & Secluded in Mount Angelus

Sponsored Post 6107 Garrison Dr. | $539,000 | Property Website Cute remodeled 2 bedroom Spanish bungalow on private cul-de-sac on quiet, tony Mount Angelus in Highland Park. Features hardwood floors, remodeled kitchen and bathroom, new paint inside and out, new privacy fence, one car garage with space for two more. Easy access to freeways, shopping […]

For Sale: Private & Secluded in Mount Angelus

For Sale: Private & Secluded in Mount Angelus

Sponsored Post 6107 Garrison Dr. | $539,000 | Property Website Cute remodeled 2 bedroom Spanish bungalow on private cul-de-sac on quiet, tony Mount Angelus in Highland Park. Features hardwood floors, remodeled kitchen and bathroom, new paint inside and out, new privacy fence, one car garage with space for two more. Easy access to freeways, shopping […]

For Sale: Private & Secluded in Mount Angelus

For Sale: Private & Secluded in Mount Angelus

Sponsored Post 6107 Garrison Dr. | $539,000 | Property Website Cute remodeled 2 bedroom Spanish bungalow on private cul-de-sac on quiet, tony Mount Angelus in Highland Park. Features hardwood floors, remodeled kitchen and bathroom, new paint inside and out, new privacy fence, one car garage with space for two more. Easy access to freeways, shopping […]

Jerry Brown 2016? Politicos wonder if California’s head honcho will jump into the race

Jerry Brown 2016? Politicos wonder if California’s head honcho will jump into the race

A recent CNN interview with Wolf Blitzer perked up the ears of wonks across the state when Brown said that the race could see “a lot of big surprises” and that he would “jump in at the right time.”; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders… and Jerry Brown? Ever since the start of […]

Raisin Lemon Scones

Raisin Lemon Scones

I’ve made these scones in several different variations, all with tasty results. They are inspired, once again, from one of my favorite cookbooks, A Homemade Life. You can try lemon raspberry, whole wheat flour and mixed berry, ginger apricot, or even chocolate chip! Scones are hard to mess up. Just add roughly half a cup […]

Found in Elysian Heights: Black male cat

Found in Elysian Heights: Black male cat

Found a young healthy black male cat. Very friendly and playful. Found Sunday September 20th in Elysian Park between the fire road and Stadium Way. Contact: dbyoga12@gmail.com Want to publish a Lost & Found notice ? Please click here. . Become an Eastside Animals sponsor Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Silver Lake’s Olive Motel loses its neon

Silver Lake’s Olive Motel loses its neon

Former Olive Motel sign SILVER LAKE —  Along with notoriety for criminal activity and cheap rooms ($59 a night), the Olive Motel on Sunset Boulevard has also been known for the old neon signage that gave the Streamline-style building an L.A. Noir-like atmosphere. A painting of the Olive Motel and its glowing neon even appeared in […]

Adventures in Chemotherapy, Part 1

Adventures in Chemotherapy, Part 1

I approached him at a get-together for a local nonprofit earlier this week. I hadn’t seen him in several months. We served on a community board together a few years ago and have always greeted each other and chit-chatted when our paths have crossed since then. So the other night when I approached, he looked […]

Carnegie Observatories, II

Carnegie Observatories, II

Dr. Cindy Hunt, Caltech PhD and head of Social Media for the Carnegie Observatories in Pasadena, pushes open the door to the vault. My mouth gapes wider than the door. This is just the kind of thing I love: an archive—a photo archive of a different sort. This archive is replete with glass plates—negatives of […]

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