Archive for ‘May, 2016’


Meditation, Writing & Halotherapy at The Salt Studio

Meditation, Writing & Halotherapy at The Salt Studio

Dr. Davina Kotulski is a psychologist, a life coach, and an author. She also uses writing to awaken one’s spirituality, holds a tele-class called “Courageous Heart: From Fear to Fulfillment,” and organizes 7-day writing workshops and retreats (the last being March 2016 in Venice, Italy). She’s been an activist for marriage equality as well as LGBT rights, […]

Price reductions on large El Sereno Traditional; Mt. Washington Craftsman; Silver Lake duplexes

Price reductions on large El Sereno Traditional; Mt. Washington Craftsman; Silver Lake duplexes

Prices on around 20 homes, condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: El Sereno:  $32,000 reduction on a 5-bedroom traditional; a 2,200-square-foot home on a 6,900-square-foot lot. $569,000. Mt. Washington: Price drops $20,000 on a refurbished, split-level, 2-bedroom Craftsman-style home with canyon […]

The Golden Dragon

The Golden Dragon

The Golden Dragon, playing at The Theatre @ Boston Court through June 5, is a Chinese-Vietnamese-Thai fast food restaurant in a city somewhere in the present day world. The story is simple, but the story telling, not so much. We watch as a kitchen worker writhes in pain from a rotting tooth. The solution is […]

Unions in heated split over inclusion of Californian Tom Steyer in Super PAC

Unions in heated split over inclusion of Californian Tom Steyer in Super PAC

Tom Steyer speaks at Global Green USA’s Millennium Awards at Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica, California benefiting the places, the people and the planet in need.; Credit: Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Global Green In an open, heated letter to Richard Trumka, head of the AFL-CIO, a fellow union head has blasted Trumka’s alliance with […]

Teacher of the Year Nomination – David Silah

Teacher of the Year Nomination – David Silah

Colleague, Matthew Woodin nominated David Silah of Arcadia High School I would like to nominate my Colleague, David Silah, Math teacher at Arcadia High School for Teacher of the Year consideration. The teaching of mathematics to high school students in today’s Facebook, Youtube culture of me-first instant gratification is Herculean at best. However, David Silah […]

For Sale: 1920s Silver Lake Hillside Charm

For Sale: 1920s Silver Lake Hillside Charm

Sponsored Post 1757 W. Silver Lake Drive | $1,079,000 | Property Website Nestled into the hillside, this classic Silver Lake residence boasts tiered front and back outdoor spaces and traditional 1920s charm inside. 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. 2 floors of living space plus a finished attic. Arched openings, gleaming hardwood floors and smooth ceilings. Multi-level […]

Untangling the Supreme Court’s deferral of Obamacare contraceptives case

Untangling the Supreme Court’s deferral of Obamacare contraceptives case

Supporters of women’s health rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC.; Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images In a surprise move today, the Supreme Court justices issued a unanimous decision saying it would not rule in a major case challenging Obamacare’s birth control coverage requirement. Instead, the high court instructed lower courts to find a compromise. […]

Teacher of the Year Nomination – Mrs. Strehl

Teacher of the Year Nomination – Mrs. Strehl

  Parent, Catherine Caldwell-Harris, nominated Mrs. Strehl of McKinley School in Pasadena.  I first realized Mrs. Strehl was special because of the immediate strong response of my son.  I then paid attention to what she was doing in the classroom. An example of Mrs. Strehl’s energy is  how she makes wonderful use of parent volunteers to […]

Did you line up for a Tommy’s chili burger today?

Did you line up for a Tommy’s chili burger today?

Photo by Sandy Driscoll The lines this afternoon were longer – much, much longer – than usual at the Original Tommy’s at the corner of Beverly and Rampart boulevards. What was the occasion? The burger stand was celebrating its 70th anniversary with a 70-cent burger and soda special. Eastsider reader Sandy Driscoll snapped photos of the […]

Did you line up for a Tommy’s chili burger today?

Did you line up for a Tommy’s chili burger today?

Photo by Sandy Driscoll The lines this afternoon were longer – much, much longer – than usual at the Original Tommy’s at the corner of Beverly and Rampart boulevards. What was the occasion? The burger stand was celebrating its 70th anniversary with a 70-cent burger and soda special. Eastsider reader Sandy Driscoll snapped photos of the […]

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