Archive for ‘March, 2017’


“Hearing” Satellites via NASA’s Spiral Shell

“Hearing” Satellites via NASA’s Spiral Shell

David Delgado, one of the visual strategists at NASA’s JPL, reminds us of the all the times we picked up a shell and put it to our ear and “heard” the sound of the ocean. This is one of the reasons he and fellow creator Dan Goods—along with the New York design firm StudioKCA—chose the […]

Scenes and Sightings from Montecito Heights

Scenes and Sightings from Montecito Heights

A selection of recent Instagram photos from Montecito Heights. Would you live there?? #hanging #in #the #sky #live #fly #high #amazing #strange #weird #structural #design #tough #one #realestate #northeast #downtownla #losangeles #california #realestateagent #montecitoheights #realtor #realestateadvisor #realestateinvestor #jnrealty A post shared by JN Realty (@jnrealty) on Mar 26, 2017 at 8:43am PDT First hike of […]

Fear of Trump and deportation in Boyle Heights; saying goodbye to El Arco Iris; Cesar Chavez Day closures

Fear of Trump and deportation in Boyle Heights; saying goodbye to El Arco Iris; Cesar Chavez Day closures

Eastside Scene: Shady spot on the Silver Lake Reservoir path | Dan Gershon The L.A. Times looks at the fear and anxiety that Donald Trump’s presidency and immigration crackdown have generated among the immigrants of Boyle Heights. The upcoming closure of El Arco Iris finds the Highland Park restaurant busy with customers savoring their final […]

Echo Park retail and residential project in the works after Sunset storefronts sell for $9.5 million

Echo Park retail and residential project in the works after Sunset storefronts sell for $9.5 million

ECHO PARK — A 200-foot-long stretch of Sunset Boulevard storefronts — including A Grocery Warehouse, a longtime Asian market — will be transformed into a mixed-use retail and residential development after the property sold for $9.5 million. Champion Real Estate Company said it will renovate and reuse the “dilapidated” buildings to create loft-style residences and a […]

House to take up Obamacare replacement bill vote

House to take up Obamacare replacement bill vote

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) walks to the House floor for a procedural vote relating to the American Health Care Act, on Capitol Hill, March 24, 2017. ; Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images AirTalk® House Republicans are scheduled to vote on the GOP’s plan to replace the Affordable Care Act today, after President Trump […]

The writing is in the shed

The writing is in the shed

Who knows where an idea starts?  Is it seeing a cool Tiny House in Portland?  A gorgeous mobile home in Carlsbad?  The playhouse at my Nina’s home in Highland Park?  Whatever the source, in January I found myself seriously looking into a shed that would become a writing shed. We ended up at SoCal Sheds […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events March 25 to 31

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events March 25 to 31

Here are Pasadena events scheduled Saturday, May 25, to Friday, May 31.  All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! Everybody loves to meet firefighters and see big, red fire engines up close! Come to an open house Saturday, March 25, from 9 to […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events March 25 to 31

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events March 25 to 31

Here are Pasadena events scheduled Saturday, May 25, to Friday, May 31.  All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! Everybody loves to meet firefighters and see big, red fire engines up close! Come to an open house Saturday, March 25, from 9 to […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events March 25 to 31

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events March 25 to 31

Here are Pasadena events scheduled Saturday, May 25, to Friday, May 31.  All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! Everybody loves to meet firefighters and see big, red fire engines up close! Come to an open house Saturday, March 25, from 9 to […]

You’re never too young to learn yoga in East L.A.

You’re never too young to learn yoga in East L.A.

Two year old Anaya Villarreal does a downward facing dog pose | Aurelio Jose Barrera By AURELIO JOSE BARRERA EAST LOS ANGELES — For much of the week, when one walks into People’s Yoga in East Los Angeles, quiet,  peaceful, instrumental music plays while adults carefully align their poses. Sunday mornings, however, are quite different. Children […]

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