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Scenes & Sightings from Mount Washington

Scenes & Sightings from Mount Washington

A selection of recent Instagram photos from Mount Washington. Luna vs. the world. A photo posted by Chad Concelmo (@chad_concelmo) on Mar 6, 2016 at 9:39am PST A photo posted by Rich P (@rail666) on Mar 9, 2016 at 9:48am PST #coffeeclimbingcrew this past Sunday with @okamicog, fixed 50/14. #fwdset #lonewolfcycling #cinelli #cinellimash #mashsf #pocsports […]

More beer & wine to flow in Silver Lake; Atwater’s Ozu gets rave review; Echo Park eyebrow care

More beer & wine to flow in Silver Lake;  Atwater’s Ozu gets rave review; Echo Park eyebrow care

By CECILIA PADILLA-BRILL Rambutan Thai in Silver Lake is doing a switcheroo, transforming into Same Same wine and beer bar by April 13, reports Eater LA. Thai bar snacks and street food favorites are still on tap. Rambutan owners Katy Noochlaor and Annie Daniel are partnering with Holly Zack, Adam Weisblatt and Australian barman Angus […]

Onward Upward Forward Through

Onward Upward Forward Through

Remember Zen Monday? This was #37 from 2009, a photo taken of me by my husband, John Sandel, at Hahamongna Watershed Park. Our dear, departed Boz was still with us. How things change. We’re hiking in different places, and now it’s Wilma who comes along on the leash. We still get our doses of Zen, though. […]

Why California is holding off on BPA labels and why it’s irritated public health groups

Why California is holding off on BPA labels and why it’s irritated public health groups

Canned tomatoes line the shelves of a pantry at the SF-Marin Food Bank on May 1, 2014 in San Francisco, California.; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images (Ellen Knickmeyer | AP) California plans to delay state-required warnings on metal cans lined with the chemical BPA, arguing too-specific warnings could scare stores and shoppers in poor neighborhoods away […]

Diverse Content from Pasadena Indie Publisher, Balcony 7

Diverse Content from Pasadena Indie Publisher, Balcony 7

by JZ Bingham, VP Acquisitions, Editor-in-Chief,  Balcony 7 Media and Publishing Avid readers in the Los Angeles area looking for an eclectic mix of fiction series may look no further than their own backyard. Balcony 7 Media and Publishing, based in Pasadena, offers “an intriguing mix of titles,” according to the Library Journal. With a […]

10 people looking for a home after Boyle Heights fire

10 people looking for a home after Boyle Heights fire

BOYLE HEIGHTS — The Red Cross is helping 10 people, seven adults and three children, with lodging after a fire broke out at their duplex apartment on Wabash Avenue this morning, according to the L.A. Fire Department. It took more than 60 firefighters about half an hour to put out the blaze that broke out […]

The power of California’s June primary

The power of California’s June primary

Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders attend a campaign rally, March 23, 2016 at the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles, California.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images On June 7, Californians will head to the polls to place their votes on who they want to go head-to-head in the general presidential election.   With 172 delegates […]

Big-rig overturns at 5 & 60 interchange; Cathedral High planning new arts complex

Big-rig overturns at 5 & 60 interchange; Cathedral High planning new arts complex

Highland Park | struktrstudios  A Sig Alert was declared this morning after a big rig truck overturned on a connector road of the 5 and 60 interchange in Boyle Heights. CBS2 Cathedral High School is preparing to build an approximately 40,000-square-foot arts complex with a theater, arts building and garage. Planning Department Lost in Silver […]

The Suffragist Open House

The Suffragist Open House

As we continue to celebrate Women’s History Month… The American Colonial Revival home built at 200 North Avenue 66 just north of York Boulevard was home to two early women’s rights activists: Anna Howard Shaw (1847-1919) and Cora Scott Pond Pope (1856-1932). Shaw and Pope bought the land in 1886, though they were still living […]

Arlington in Spring

Arlington in Spring

Thanks to Wayne Selway of Walking Pasadena for “a few pictures of Arlington Gardens last Sunday.” From Walking Pasadena founder Sarah Emery Bunn: Walking Pasadena was formed in April 2014. The purpose? To share experiences of pedestrian exploration of, from, and on the streets of Pasadena (and thereabouts), both online and in person. We schedule […]

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