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Thrift store in the works for former Glassell Park hardware store

Thrift store in the works for former Glassell Park hardware store

GLASSELL PARK — The former home of Verdugo Hardware, which closed in May after more than 90 years in business, is now being transformed into a thrift store that will help support religious and community programs. A banner for L.A. Road Thrift Store has been hung in front of the former Eagle Rock Boulevard hardware […]

Impact of Disney CEO joining Los Angeles NFL bid

Impact of Disney CEO joining Los Angeles NFL bid

The Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Bob Iger took part today in “Worlds, Galaxies, and Universes: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios” presentation at Disney’s D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim, Calif. ; Credit: Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney The company that was formed in the hopes of bringing an NFL team back to […]

Impact of Disney CEO joining Los Angeles NFL bid

Impact of Disney CEO joining Los Angeles NFL bid

The Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Bob Iger took part today in “Worlds, Galaxies, and Universes: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios” presentation at Disney’s D23 EXPO 2015 in Anaheim, Calif. ; Credit: Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney The company that was formed in the hopes of bringing an NFL team back to […]

Food Drive, Scavenger Hunt & Authors’ Events

Food Drive, Scavenger Hunt & Authors’ Events

Vroman’s Bookstore has teamed up with Friends in Deed for a holiday food drive. During store hours on November 14 and 15, Vroman’s will have stations set up around the store, accepting dry and canned goods, and “shelf-stable food products.” Food item ideas: Canned tuna, peanut butter, canned chicken, cereal, rice, cooking oil, sugar, and […]

Scenes from Art on Palm

Scenes from Art on Palm

Tucked away at the end of the street, down a steep hill and into the canyon of Wildwood Park is the location of Art on Palm. We attended with our parents, where our mother subsequently emptied her coffers on Christmas ornaments, cards, some ceramics, and invested in a handmade skirt by Louise Wannier of Louis […]

Home Garden Tour

Home Garden Tour

It is said that Jose Ramirez’ garden is a work of art. In a terraced space, Ramirez has “artfully” planted vegetables and sixty varieties of fruit trees. “He has cultivated a spectacularly concentrated and beautiful garden that you won’t want to miss.” The Pasadena Public Library offers this free tour on November 14. Jose Ramirez’ […]

Mosaic Craft Fair: An Indie Marketplace

Mosaic Craft Fair: An Indie Marketplace

More holiday gift ideas and fun for the kids, too. Over 80 artisans sell their handmade goods at the Mosaic Craft Fair: An Indie Marketplace in Alhambra. Native Angelino, Heather Arndt sells her ceramic trinket boxes, vases, mugs, doll parts (yes, that’s right, “doll parts”), and gnomes via Happy Los Angeles. Maridee and Barbra’s Yarnover […]

Pop Secret Exhibit & Sale

Pop Secret Exhibit & Sale

Walter Askin, Janet Fitch, and Scott Gandel. These are names you know or have read in Hometown Pasadena’s story pages. All three have contributed to the online journal and educational resource called Literature for Life. Literature for Life was created with the idea of getting kids to fall in love with reading and writing by […]

Sheriff releases photos of suspects in fatal Highland Park bus stabbing

Sheriff releases photos of suspects in fatal Highland Park bus stabbing

Surveillance photos courtesy LASD HIGHLAND PARK — The L.A. County Sheriff’s Department this afternoon released surveillance photos of three suspects who were involved in Monday night’s fatal stabbing on a Metro bus in Highland Park. A male passenger was stabbed in the chest at about 10:40 p.m. during an argument on a Metro bus headed […]

Sheriff releases photos of suspects in fatal Highland Park bus stabbing

Sheriff releases photos of suspects in fatal Highland Park bus stabbing

Surveillance photos courtesy LASD HIGHLAND PARK — The L.A. County Sheriff’s Department this afternoon released surveillance photos of three suspects who were involved in Monday night’s fatal stabbing on a Metro bus in Highland Park. A male passenger was stabbed in the chest at about 10:40 p.m. during an argument on a Metro bus headed […]

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