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Scientists pressure Greenpeace over GMOs

Scientists pressure Greenpeace over GMOs

Plant Biotechnologist Dr. Swapan Datta inspects a genetically modified ‘Golden Rice’ plant at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) at IRRC’s headquarters in Los Banos, Philippines. In an open letter to Greenpeace, more than 100 Nobel laureates are pressuring the environmental group to change its position on genetically modified crops — in particular, a strain of rice […]

Bulletin Board: Become an Autry Docent!

Bulletin Board: Become an Autry Docent!

Submitted by The Autry The Autry is currently looking for new volunteers to contribute to our amazing team. Those with an interest in learning about and sharing Western history and culture are encouraged to participate in this year’s docent training program. Join educators in exploring the American West through history, culture, and artifacts from the […]

Take a Joy Ride Through South Pas

Take a Joy Ride Through South Pas

Buckle up, and go for a ride with me… I see a lot of vintage cars cruising around South Pasadena.  They always remind me of our place in Southern California’s transportation history. I wrote all about it for Patch a few years ago.  You can read the article here. Want to leave a comment or […]

Boyle Heights boy with cancer serves as K-9 deputy for the day; voters to decide fate of $1.2 billion homeless bond

Boyle Heights boy with cancer serves as K-9 deputy for the day; voters to decide fate of $1.2 billion homeless bond

Mt. Washington | Fanny Mac A 12-year-old Boyle Heights boy diagnosed with leukemia served as a K-9 deputy for a day with the L.A. Sheriff’s Department. ABC7 The City Council decided to put a $1.2 billion bond measure before voters in November to pay for shelters, permanent housing and services for the homeless. The bond […]

Freedom Tour — Days 27, 28 and 29

Freedom Tour — Days 27, 28 and 29

The Pine Ridge Reservation in southwest South Dakota near the Nebraska border is the site of several historic conflicts, most notably at Wounded Knee in 1890 when the U.S. Army’s Seventh Cavalry massacred Chief Big Foot‘s band of Sioux; and in 1973 when local Lakota Sioux and members of the more urban American Indian Movement (AIM) […]

Freedom Tour — Days 27, 28 and 29

Freedom Tour — Days 27, 28 and 29

The Pine Ridge Reservation in southwest South Dakota near the Nebraska border is the site of several historic conflicts, most notably at Wounded Knee in 1890 when the U.S. Army’s Seventh Cavalry massacred Chief Big Foot‘s band of Sioux; and in 1973 when local Lakota Sioux and members of the more urban American Indian Movement (AIM) […]

Freedom Tour — Days 27, 28 and 29

Freedom Tour — Days 27, 28 and 29

The Pine Ridge Reservation in southwest South Dakota near the Nebraska border is the site of several historic conflicts, most notably at Wounded Knee in 1890 when the U.S. Army’s Seventh Cavalry massacred Chief Big Foot‘s band of Sioux; and in 1973 when local Lakota Sioux and members of the more urban American Indian Movement (AIM) […]

Some homeless people can’t be helped, ‘but do these people deserve to die on a sidewalk?’

Some homeless people can’t be helped, ‘but do these people deserve to die on a sidewalk?’

A homeless man walks down the street as a new day begins in Skid Row, where the homeless have waken up before dawn to dismantle their beds and encampments before businesses open.; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images Vicki Vickers, 50, was one of the tens of thousands of homeless people living on the streets of Santa […]

Ride on the Wild Side

Ride on the Wild Side

Cue soundtrack… Want to leave a comment?  Head over to the Glimpses of South Pasadena Community Forum and say hi! Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Echo Park Craftsman Condo

Echo Park Craftsman Condo

Sponsored Post 1619Rockwood.com Looking for Craftsman charm with tastefully modern amenities? 1619 Rockwood in Echo Park is a beautiful 2 bed, 1 bath first floor condo. A tranquil porch is perfect for shaded weekend enjoyment. Inside, an open living room and kitchen make for the perfect layout to entertain. Beyond bamboo floors, stainless steel appliances, […]

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