Archive for ‘March, 2017’


Matthew and Maya

Matthew and Maya

I promised that I would write about the wedding.  It is always a challenge to write about things that our son Matthew does because he is, by nature, a very private person.  As it turns out his wife – not so much.  So I’ll try to write to the middle ground. First, it is true […]

Price reductions on East L.A. duplex; Lincoln Heights bungalow & garage apartment; Silver Lake hillside bungalow court

Price reductions on East L.A. duplex; Lincoln Heights bungalow & garage apartment; Silver Lake hillside bungalow court

Prices on nearly 40 homes, condos, apartments and other Eastside properties dropped during the past week. Here are some examples, followed by a breakdown by neighborhood: East L.A.: Price drops $87,000 for a duplex with a total of four bedrooms. $471,000. Lincoln Heights: $35,000 cut for a 4-bedroom home plus an apartment over the garage. […]

Intersex author Hida Viloria embraces being ‘born both’

Intersex author Hida Viloria embraces being ‘born both’

Intersex activist and writer Hida Viloria.; Credit: Courtesy of Hida Viloria AirTalk® Being intersex is about as common as being born with red hair. But it might not feel like it, because when you’re intersex, you’re biologically both – or neither – male and female. This is different from gender identity and sexual orientation. An […]

60th Annual Bonsai Show

60th Annual Bonsai Show

How many people have gone through the decades pronouncing the “o” in bonsai like the “o” in bonbon (bän-bän)? Would it be surprising to hear that the Santa Anita Bonsai Society directs one to pronounce the word “bone-sigh” (bōn-sī)? Then again, listening to Merriam-Webster online and clicking on the speaker icon, the supposedly Japanese speaker sounds as though […]

Contessa Cooking Classes Are Back!

Contessa Cooking Classes Are Back!

Luisa Fabbri of Contessa Italian Foods Collection is a favorite person of ours. Her boundless enthusiasm, endless optimism, extensive knowledge, and joy of life is addictive and contagious. So, anytime we can spend more time in Luisa’s presence, we sign right up. We’ll let her make the pitch… So many of you have asked and the […]

Art Around Pasadena in the Coming Months!

Art Around Pasadena in the Coming Months!

Good Works: Echo Park church seeks volunteers to provide free laundry for those in need

Good Works: Echo Park church seeks volunteers to provide free laundry for those in need

Submitted by St Athanasius Episcopal Church ECHO PARK — St. Athanasius Episcopal Church is seeking volunteers to support Laundry Love, a program that allows the homeless  and others in need to wash their clothes for free.  Laundry Love is held every third Tuesday of every month at Aroma Laundromat in the 1400 block of Alvarado Street.  Help […]

Senate confirmation hearings underway for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch

Senate confirmation hearings underway for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch

Judge Neil Gorsuch speaks during the first day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill March 20, 2017.; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images AirTalk® Capitol hill is bustling today. On top of testimony by FBI Director James Comey before the House Intelligence Committee, […]

Shopping for Easter Eats

Shopping for Easter Eats

Easter will be upon us quicker than we realize, so we’ve collected some Easter menus to make the day easier to navigate and leave more time for celebrating the resurrection or hunting for chocolate bunnies and painted eggs. Julienne, one of our all-time favorite places to patron, is full of Easter yum: Items ordered will […]

Celebrating Peacocks

Celebrating Peacocks

It’s all things peacock at the Arboretum on March 25. “Proud as a Peacock” unfurls the mysteries of the peafowl’s plumage and the courting secrets and rituals. Join a bird walk and follow the Peacock Discovery Trail. Dress as a peacock! And participate in peacock crafts (well, mostly for the little ones, but don’t be […]

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