Archive for ‘April, 2017’


How UC Berkeley campus, law enforcement are preparing for possible protests and violence following cancelled Ann Coulter event

How UC Berkeley campus, law enforcement are preparing for possible protests and violence following cancelled Ann Coulter event

University of California, Berkeley students protest on campus as part of an “open university” strike in solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement November 15, 2011 in Berkeley, California.; Credit: Max Whittaker/Getty Images AirTalk® Campus and city police in Berkeley are on high alert today after conservative author and commentator Ann Coulter cancelled a planned […]

We debate Measure C: Should all-civilian boards review police disciplinary matters?

We debate Measure C: Should all-civilian boards review police disciplinary matters?

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck (L) and retiring Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca march in the 29th annual Kingdom Day Parade on January 20, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images AirTalk® On Tuesday, the Los Angeles City Council approved the language for Charter Amendment C, a controversial measure that will […]

Highland Park shooting leaves boy wounded; City Council candidate Joe Bray-Ali loses endorsement

Highland Park shooting leaves boy wounded; City Council candidate Joe Bray-Ali loses endorsement

Eastside Scene: Boyle Heights | Victor Peraza An eight-year-old boy was shot in the leg on Tuesday afternoon in what may have been a drive-by shooting in the 500 block of Nolden Street in Highland Park. EGP News Council District 1 candidate Joe Bray-Ali has lost the endorsement of the East Area Progressive Democrats over […]

Last Call for Margaritas: Closing day arrives for Highland Park’s El Arco Iris

Last Call for Margaritas: Closing day arrives for Highland Park’s El Arco Iris

HIGHLAND PARK — El Arco Iris, a neighborhood fixture for more than half a century, will serve up its last platters of enchiladas de mole and pour its final margaritas on Thursday, April 27. Jesse Gomez, who owns El Arco Iris with his mother, Angie Montes, confirmed the closure after restaurant patrons posted the news […]

Debating the ‘biggest’ cuts in Trump’s tax plan

Debating the ‘biggest’ cuts in Trump’s tax plan

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump gives a speech outlining his vision for tax reform at his skyscraper on Fifth Avenue on September 28, 2015 in New York City.; Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images AirTalk® President Trump is set to unveil what his Treasury Secretary calls the biggest tax cut in US history. It won’t be a […]

Masters of Taste 2017

Masters of Taste 2017

Thank goodness, Rob and Leslie Levy, owners of The Raymond restaurant, thought, let’s do something different for a fundraiser. Not the same old gala cocktail hour or buffet as a fundraiser, but something different. Perhaps they should’ve said, “go big or go home” because “Masters of Taste” is a fun idea with an ambitious concept, located in […]

Funky House, Glendale

Funky House, Glendale

Even after 18 years in Los Angeles County, the quirky, crazy architecture we stumble upon makes us smile, shake our head and pull the car to a stop. Here’s a home we found in Glendale at the corner of Sunset Canyone Drive and Providencia Avenue.                    

Garden Conservancy: Open Days Pasadena

Garden Conservancy: Open Days Pasadena

April 30 is The Garden Conservancy‘s Open Day Pasadena, a self-tour of 6 private gardens. Begin at the historic La Casita del Arroyo to pick up a map and purchase tickets, then take yourself upon a a garden tour that includes: The John Bakewell Phillips House (photo, right), a Greene & Greene 1906 Craftsman Chalet-style home, redesigned […]

Free Women’s Self-Defense Instruction

Free Women’s Self-Defense Instruction

Teens and women, 14 years and older, are invited to learn “a sampling of options for building skills and confidence when self-defense is necessary.” On Saturday, April 29, the Pasadena Police Department and San Rafael Neighborhoods Association offer a free lecture and demonstration about self defense in conjunction with Rosemead’s UFC Gym and IMPACT Personal […]

Matt Hormann’s “The Darkest Night” at Women’s City Club

Matt Hormann’s “The Darkest Night” at Women’s City Club

On May 6, local historian and journalist Matt Hormann presents his lecture “The Darkest Night: The Destruction and Rebirth of Pasadena’s Chinatown.” Didn’t know that Pasadena even had a Chinatown? You’ve probably walked it several times or at least seen the entryway, easily recognizable by the throwback burger joint on the corner. Of course, Jake’s has now […]

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