Archive for ‘December, 2015’


Can the K-1 visa program be relied on to vet terrorists?

Can the K-1 visa program be relied on to vet terrorists?

Anthony Ramos, a Customs and Border Protection officer, checks Chris Layman, Katy Layman, 21 months old, and Natalie Layman in at the passport control area ; Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images Last week the FBI revealed that Tashfeen Malik, the woman who is a suspect in the recent mass shooting in San Bernardino, was radicalized before […]

Pasadena Architectural Treasures: Walking Tour

Pasadena Architectural Treasures: Walking Tour

Henry H. Markham was a United States Representative from 1885 to 1887, and Governor of California from 1891 to 1895. The idea of having a Congressman and state governor as one’s neighbor must have been tantalizing as Markham’s presence brought eager home buyers to the area. Unfortunately, the Markham home at 703 S. Pasadena Avenue […]

Echo Mountain Festival of Lights

Echo Mountain Festival of Lights

Hometown Pasadena received a Facebook message from Mike Simms a few weeks back. He was hoping we would help spread the word about the December 20th inaugural—and first annual—Echo Mountain Festival of Lights. We are happy to do so… Mike Simms is the curator of the Echo Mountain ruins above Altadena. “For over a year, […]

Rubel Castle, the Old Parts

Rubel Castle, the Old Parts

The oldest buildings on the Rubel Castle property are the packing buildings, used when this area was orange groves. This one was kind of a bachelor pad for a friend. The gas pumps were working when our guide, Scott Rubel, was growing up at the Castle. They don’t look like they’re in use now, but […]

Eastside Review: Silver Lake shooting; Highland Park homeless shelter; bobcats

Eastside Review: Silver Lake shooting; Highland Park homeless shelter; bobcats

A recap of some of the past week’s scenes, sightings and stories from across the Eastside. [View the story “Eastside Review: Silver Lake shooting; Highland Park homeless shelter; bobcats” on Storify] Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Cypress Park Scenes & Sightings

Cypress Park Scenes & Sightings

An Instagram view of Cypress Park places and people. Skateboard for the Maintain Art Show tomorrow: 2643 North Figueroa #cypresspark #losangeles 90065 #skateboard #sometimesipaint #maintain #maintainla #acryliconwood #alchemy #sun A photo posted by @c1rce on Dec 11, 2015 at 9:41am PST We’re not hungry! ? #latenighteats #tacos #taco #mexicanfood #afterhours #letseat #foodie #foodporn #foodphotography #instafood […]

Eastside Weekend: Santa parades through Echo Park; NELA gallery night; Silver Lake Festival of Lights

Eastside Weekend: Santa parades through Echo Park; NELA gallery night; Silver Lake Festival of Lights

This weekend’s events include the Echo Park Community Parade, Saturday night art openings across Northeast L.A. and a Festival of Lights in Silver Lake. Submit An Event Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

The pros and cons of nontraditional resumés in the digital era

The pros and cons of nontraditional resumés in the digital era

A job seeker fills out an application during a career fair at the Southeast Community Facility Commission on May 21, 2014 in San Francisco, California. ; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Gone are the days when applying to jobs meant filling out extensive paperwork and uploading a resume. Southern California job-seekers can now blast out their […]

For Sale: The Quintessential California Home

For Sale: The Quintessential California Home

Sponsored Post 1309 Beaudry Blvd | $949,000 | Property Website The QUINTESSENTIAL California home. Built in 1956, this classic 3 bedroom, 1.75 bath Mid-Century POST and BEAM home has all that you have been waiting for! Set in one of the prettiest neighborhoods in Glendale, along a wide winding street with mature trees, the picturesque […]

For Sale: The Quintessential California Home

For Sale: The Quintessential California Home

Sponsored Post 1309 Beaudry Blvd | $949,000 | Property Website The QUINTESSENTIAL California home. Built in 1956, this classic 3 bedroom, 1.75 bath Mid-Century POST and BEAM home has all that you have been waiting for! Set in one of the prettiest neighborhoods in Glendale, along a wide winding street with mature trees, the picturesque […]

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