Archive for ‘September, 2015’


10 books about drought: A reading list for parched Southern Californians

10 books about drought: A reading list for parched Southern Californians

Quench your thirst with these drought picks written by our President, Allison Hill! The full article is below but you can also see it HERE. Summer may be almost over but the heat and the drought continue with no sign yet of the much anticipated El Niño. The headlines and sound bites offer only a […]

Atwater shooting suspect dies; suspected carjacker was a person of interest in East L.A. killing

Atwater shooting suspect dies; suspected carjacker was a person of interest in East L.A. killing

L.A. River, Cypress Park | Stephen Roullier/Flicker The 39-year-old man suspected of fatally shooting  a woman in Atwater Village died from his injuries after being shot by officers. Daily News The suspected car jacker who was fatally shot last week by authorities in a Downey Chris & Pitts was also a person of interest in […]

Atwater shooting suspect dies; suspected carjacker was a person of interest in East L.A. killing

Atwater shooting suspect dies; suspected carjacker was a person of interest in East L.A. killing

L.A. River, Cypress Park | Stephen Roullier/Flicker The 39-year-old man suspected of fatally shooting  a woman in Atwater Village died from his injuries after being shot by officers. Daily News The suspected car jacker who was fatally shot last week by authorities in a Downey Chris & Pitts was also a person of interest in […]

LAPD Chief Beck: Body camera videos an ‘investigative tool,’ not for public consumption

LAPD Chief Beck: Body camera videos an ‘investigative tool,’ not for public consumption

A West Valley City police officer shows off a newly-deployed body camera attached to his shirt collar on March 2, 2015 in West Valley City, Utah.; Credit: George Frey/Getty Images The LAPD is awaiting word on whether federal money will help fund body-worn cameras for officers, after the American Civil Liberties Union asked the Department […]

Clifford Clinton’s grandson remembers Clifton’s crusader

Clifford Clinton’s grandson remembers Clifton’s crusader

File photo: Clifton’s Cafeteria in downtown Los Angeles; Credit: Eric Zassenhaus/KPCC There’s great buzz right now around the reopening of Clifton’s Cafeteria in downtown LA, but what do we really know about Clifford Clinton, the man who created it all and was considered one of the most powerful—and controversial—men of 1930s Los Angeles? He looked […]

Silver Lake weighs in on Rowena Road Diet; Dana Hollister to continue renting Los Feliz convent for $25k; race & real estate in 1920s Eagle Rock

Silver Lake weighs in on Rowena Road Diet; Dana Hollister to continue renting Los Feliz convent for $25k; race & real estate in 1920s Eagle Rock

Echo Park | Mary-Austin Klein/Flickr Silver Lake residents offered up ideas to improve the Rowena Road diet and reduce cut-through traffic. L.A. Times & L.A. Streetsblog A judge ruled that Silver Lake businesswoman Dana Hollister can continue renting a former Los Feliz convent for $25,000 a month as a legal battle over the property continues with […]

Elizabeth Gilbert & Chelsea Clinton

Elizabeth Gilbert & Chelsea Clinton

Big names are once again on the Vroman’s schedule. On October 2, Vroman’s presents an evening with Elizabeth Gilbert at the Pasadena Hilton. She will be reading from and discussing her new book Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear. With profound empathy and radiant generosity, Gilbert offers potent insights into the mysterious nature of inspiration. […]

Palooza Flea Market & Crafts Fair

Palooza Flea Market & Crafts Fair

It’s a flea market, a food sale, a crafts fair, and a pseudo nursery with plants for sale. It’s the Marshall Fundamental Booster Palooza Flea Market and Crafts Fair on September 19. The event is the fall fundraiser in support of the Marshall marching band and colorguard. Store up your carbs for a day of […]

The Poetry Circus

The Poetry Circus

Imagine reciting lines while riding a lion. How about riding one’s steed while being regaled with verse? Well, the “poetic rides” are free at Griffith Park’s historical and restored merry-go-round on September 19, at The Poetry Circus. Favorite local writers and poets will be reading such as Ron Koertge, Kim Dower, Nicelle Davis, Douglas Kearney, […]

“Ladies Night Out” Goes to Carnivale

“Ladies Night Out” Goes to Carnivale

We’re grateful to Vicki Laidig for sharing her thoughts on Cancer Support Community Pasadena… CSCP is such an important resource for people who are going through cancer treatment. It even offers support for their children and caregivers. CSCP provides a unique community of social and emotional support where people can meet others who are facing similar […]

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