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Vroman’s Annual After Holiday Sale

Vroman’s Annual After Holiday Sale

Written by Kelly It’s that time of year again! Vroman’s Annual After Holiday Sale is this Saturday, December 26th at both stores. Holiday gift items are off 40% including:  gift wrap, boxed cards, and ornaments. Holiday books are 30%off.   Join us for some awesome savings and stock up on holiday items for next year! Doors […]

Tips and tricks for navigating holiday travel without becoming a total Scrooge

Tips and tricks for navigating holiday travel without becoming a total Scrooge

Los Angeles International Airport is seen during National Landmarks Illuminated Across U.S.; Credit: Jason Kempin It’s hard to deny that holiday travel is a pain. Roads are jammed, airports are busy, security lines are long, and all you want to do is get where you’re going so you can start celebrating with your family and […]

Gamble House Bequeathed 50 Years Ago

Gamble House Bequeathed 50 Years Ago

January 14, 2016 will be celebrated as the 50th anniversary of the Gamble family bequeathing a treasure—their family home—to the City of Pasadena and the University of Southern California. Official text: On January 14, 1966, members of the Gamble family, the City of Pasadena, and the University of Southern California signed a formal gift agreement, […]

“Where Am I Today?”

“Where Am I Today?”

Official text from Offramp Gallery: A few months ago, a series of striking self-portraits began to appear on Facebook. The subject, Jayme Odgers, was no stranger to me. Indeed, Offramp Gallery had shown his work in the past. But this work was different – emotionally raw self-portraits with a complete lack of artifice or conceit. […]

Are kids off limits for political cartoons?

Are kids off limits for political cartoons?

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks to crowd during a campaign rally at Ottawa Farms December 19, 2015 in Bloomingdale, Georgia. ; Credit: Nicholas Pilch/Getty Images Yesterday The Washington Post put up a cartoon that depicted Ted Cruz’s two daughters as trained monkeys, in response to a recent Christmas ad that featured the […]

Are kids off limits for political cartoons?

Are kids off limits for political cartoons?

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks to crowd during a campaign rally at Ottawa Farms December 19, 2015 in Bloomingdale, Georgia. ; Credit: Nicholas Pilch/Getty Images Yesterday The Washington Post put up a cartoon that depicted Ted Cruz’s two daughters as trained monkeys, in response to a recent Christmas ad that featured the […]

“Find Your Adventure”

“Find Your Adventure”

The theme for the 127th Rose Parade on January 1, 2016, is “Find Your Adventure” and has 44 float entries with the addition of floats representing the two teams—Stanford and Iowa—playing in the Rose Bowl Game. Documentarian Ken Burns is the 2016 Grand Marshal. From his Academy Award-nominated films Brooklyn Bridge (1981) and The Statue […]

How not to recycle your Christmas tree

How not to recycle your Christmas tree

Do put your tree in the green bin; Don’t set it on fire | Merrick Morton One of the Eastside’s holiday traditions includes the dumping of unwanted Christmas trees on sidewalk, alleys and streets. A few are even set on fire, like the unfortunate tree pictured above in Echo Park (at least it was put […]

How not to recycle your Christmas tree

How not to recycle your Christmas tree

Do put your tree in the green bin; Don’t set it on fire | Merrick Morton One of the Eastside’s holiday traditions includes the dumping of unwanted Christmas trees on sidewalk, alleys and streets. A few are even set on fire, like the unfortunate tree pictured above in Echo Park (at least it was put […]

Just Before Dawn

Just Before Dawn

Just Before Dawn by Lois P. Jones   when the almost is not yet lit and the inbetween is a periwinkle world of snow that holds the bough, a memory tree recalls your days – small hours skim their surface like a blue-winged dragonfly. You as the perfect moment, abandoning the shade of limbs and […]

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