Archive for ‘May, 2016’


Till the Very End

Till the Very End

  “98 Year-Old Vet Dresses in Uniform One Last Time On Veteran’s Day, Dies Hours Later” —Huffington Post, November 2014 Master Sergeant Justus straightens his lapels at noon, salutes the nurse, and rests against his weary pillow. Colors swim in Master Sergeant dreams— blue of smoke, white of bone, red of sundered limbs. His leathered […]

Earl Grey Sugar Cookies

Earl Grey Sugar Cookies

My boyfriend is a huge fan of earl grey cookies and sadly our local coffee shop stopped making them (apparently he was the only one buying them). So I have made it my mission to attempt to recreate his fave Saturday morning treat. And according to him, I succeeded. Yay! Although I must say I never […]

bettershelter’s Hamptons-Style Reinvented Masterpiece — With a Yard — in Verdugo Woodlands!

bettershelter’s Hamptons-Style Reinvented Masterpiece — With a Yard — in Verdugo Woodlands!

Sponsored Post 1681 Santa Barbara Turn cartwheels in the lush lawn of this reinvented three-bedroom, two-bathroom, Hamptons-style Cape Cod on a corner lot in Verdugo Woodlands! Boasting four (yes, 4!) wood-burning fireplaces, and charming original architectural details, bettershelter’s quality renovation merges modern finish with classic elegance. Step into a sun-splashed and oversized living room, with […]

Six injured in Highland Park crash

Six injured in Highland Park crash

HIGHLAND PARK — A traffic collision near Figueroa Street and York Boulevard tonight left six people injured, with three of them in critical condition, the LAFD reported. The crash involving an unknown number of vehicles was reported at 9:17 p.m. No further details were available. Twitter users reported that streets were blocked and there were […]

Japanese-American Hiroshima survivor: ‘Every day I’m thrilled that I’m still here’

Japanese-American Hiroshima survivor: ‘Every day I’m thrilled that I’m still here’

Tosh Kano (R) and his sister Yorie Kano (L). They stand outside the house where they lived at the time of the WWII Hiroshima bombing. Their mother was pregnant with Tosh and Yorie was 3-years old when the bomb dropped. ; Credit: Guillaume Serina/France USA Media President Obama visited Hiroshima on Friday. It was the […]

Japanese-American Hiroshima survivor: ‘Every day I’m thrilled that I’m still here’

Japanese-American Hiroshima survivor: ‘Every day I’m thrilled that I’m still here’

Tosh Kano (R) and his sister Yorie Kano (L). They stand outside the house where they lived at the time of the WWII Hiroshima bombing. Their mother was pregnant with Tosh and Yorie was 3-years old when the bomb dropped. ; Credit: Guillaume Serina/France USA Media President Obama visited Hiroshima on Friday. It was the […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events May 28 to June 3

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events May 28 to June 3

Here are free events for May 28 to June 3.All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! The California Senior Games Championships, featuring fierce athletes ages 50 to 90+ competing in nearly 30 sporting events from archery to volleyball, are ongoing through June […]

On the Market: Atwater Spanish near riding stables; East L.A. apartments; Highland Park cottage

On the Market: Atwater Spanish near riding stables; East L.A. apartments; Highland Park cottage

BY BARRY LANK More than three dozen single-family homes, condos and other properties went up for sale on the Eastside during the last week. Here’s a sample of what’s new on the market: Atwater Village: 2-bedroom Spanish home bordering the Paddock Riding Club and stables. | $639,000 East Los Angeles: Five-unit apartment building, completely remodeled […]

What underwhelming results in state cap-and-trade auction could mean for high-speed rail, other state programs

What underwhelming results in state cap-and-trade auction could mean for high-speed rail, other state programs

A car drives past the Chevron refinery on January 25, 2011 in Richmond, California.; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Despite projecting over $500 million in proceeds for the state, California’s most recent cap-and-trade auction for greenhouse gases brought in a woeful $10 million, which is less than 2 percent. Of the 43 million carbon allowances up […]

PETA offers reward in Boyle Heights dog killing; new Echo Park townhomes up for review

PETA offers reward in Boyle Heights dog killing; new Echo Park townhomes up for review

Thrift Store, Lincoln Heights | Katrina Alexy The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is offering a $5,000 reward to help arrest the man who killed a dog on a Boyle Heights sidewalk. L.A. Now A public hearing is scheduled today for a developer’s plan to build three new homes at 1625 Morton Avenue […]

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