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Happy National Book Mobile Day!

Happy National Book Mobile Day!

Happy National Book Mobile Day! We’re celebrating with this fun memory! In 1950, Harry Sheldon & J.V. Sheldon, Jr., came up with an innovative sales idea. At their suggestion, the company outfitted a Silver Streak trailer with shelving & display racks for 1500 books. Pulled by a Ford coupe, the Vroman’s-on-wheels visited remote communities in California, […]

Happy 150th, Beatrix Potter!

Happy 150th, Beatrix Potter!

She was a natural scientist and a conservationist. Incredibly, she was also a prize-winning breeder of Herdwich sheep. Of course, we know this English author, Helen Beatrix Potter, primarily for children’s books and more particularly for the mischievous and endearing character of Peter Rabbit. On April 16, celebrate the 150th birthday of Miss Helen by listening […]

Anybody want to buy an Echo Park coffee house?

Anybody want to buy an Echo Park coffee house?

ECHO PARK —  Chango Coffee, one of the neighborhood’s first coffee houses, is up for sale. The asking price for the approximately 1,000-square-foot cafe was not disclosed but a buyer would assume the remaining lease with an option to extend, according to the listing on LoopNet.com. Jenna Turner, who took over  Chango four years ago […]

Yarn Bombing at PMH

Yarn Bombing at PMH

Join Yarn Bombing Los Angeles from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, April 16 to decorate the History Center at Pasadena Museum of History in celebration of the exhibition “Strings Attached.” Yarn bombing is a relatively recent form of street art that employs colorful displays of knits or crochet and other fiber material instead of paint in public space. Participate in […]

A look at how often tabloids are sued as Blake Shelton case against InTouch moves forward

A look at how often tabloids are sued as Blake Shelton case against InTouch moves forward

Recording Artist Blake Shelton performs at Warner Music Nashville’s “Pickin’ On The Patio” Series at Warner Music Nashville on September 23, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee.; Credit: Jason Davis/Getty Images Country music star and ‘The Voice’ judge Blake Shelton will be allowed to move ahead with his lawsuit against the company that publishes InTouch Weekly, after […]

A look at how often tabloids are sued as Blake Shelton case against InTouch moves forward

A look at how often tabloids are sued as Blake Shelton case against InTouch moves forward

Recording Artist Blake Shelton performs at Warner Music Nashville’s “Pickin’ On The Patio” Series at Warner Music Nashville on September 23, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee.; Credit: Jason Davis/Getty Images Country music star and ‘The Voice’ judge Blake Shelton will be allowed to move ahead with his lawsuit against the company that publishes InTouch Weekly, after […]

Man stabbed in Elysian Park [updated]

Man stabbed in Elysian Park [updated]

Police have closed off a section of Stadium Way near the Dodger ballpark this afternoon after a male transient was hit by a Taser and stabbed by another transient following an argument in Elysian Park. The victim, described as a Latino in his 50s was taken to a hospital and is reported in stable condition, […]

Heaven, Bungalow Style

Heaven, Bungalow Style

Sixteen blocks of quiet, tree-lined streets, gardens, and quaint, adorable, and lovely Arts and Crafts homes make up Bungalow Heaven, which are all waiting to be viewed and enjoyed during the 26th Annual Bungalow Heaven Tour on April 24. Though Gamble House is the most famous example of Arts and Craft architecture in the area, Bungalow Heaven […]

AirTalk election 2016: Candidates gin up support in New York with primary a week out

AirTalk election 2016: Candidates gin up support in New York with primary a week out

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to the crowd at a Pearl Harbor Day Rally at the U.S.S. Yorktown December 7, 2015 in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina. ; Credit: Sean Rayford/Getty Images It was a weekend for the underdogs as Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz both bolstered their delegate counts with victories out west. Bernie […]

Karol Franks: Iconic Pasadena

Karol Franks: Iconic Pasadena

  Karol Franks sees the world anew every day. Luckily, she captures and shares what she sees… so we can enjoy, revel, marvel, and smile. Here is some of our most classic, historical, and iconic architecture, declaring to all the world, “This is Pasadena!”                 View more photography by Karol Franks in […]

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