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Indie Bookstore Day 2017

Indie Bookstore Day 2017

Vroman’s, Flintridge, Book Alley, Century Books: Thank you, Universe, for independent book stores! Saturday, April 29 is Independent Bookstore Day and  here’s what’s on the menu: Vroman’s at 3 p.m.: Author Liza Palmer discusses and signs The F Word!. Olivia Morten’s constantly hungry (literally), captive to her high-flying publicist job, and missing her drop-dead-gorgeous doctor-husband. With an […]

The leaning snack stand of Elysian Park finally bites the dust

The leaning snack stand of Elysian Park finally bites the dust

Demolition work began earlier this month In the end, the leaning snack stand of Elysian Park didn’t tip over on it own. Instead, it took some heavy duty construction equipment to demolish and bring down the cinder block structure at the Northeast Los Angeles Little League field in Elysian Park. The demolition, which began earlier […]

Bill Wishner: Post No Bills

Bill Wishner: Post No Bills

Bill Wishner is a Pasadena local, a photographer with 20 years experience and has a reputation for his jazz photography, is founder of the f8 Pasadena Salon, and co-directs Pasadena Photography Arts. Wishner’s published two books of prose poems, serves on the board of Five Acres. And, since 2012, he’s been working on an ongoing series […]

After CA NRA affiliate files lawsuit over assault weapons ban, a look at chances to succeed and how SCOTUS could fit in

After CA NRA affiliate files lawsuit over assault weapons ban, a look at chances to succeed and how SCOTUS could fit in

Assault rifles are displayed during the 2013 NRA Annual Meeting and Exhibits at the George R. Brown Convention Center on May 4, 2013 in Houston, Texas. ; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images AirTalk® Arguing that California’s Assault Weapons Control Act infringes on the Second Amendment, the state’s NRA affiliate filed a lawsuit on Monday challenging the […]

Festival of Books Recap (with Photos)!

Festival of Books Recap (with Photos)!

We did it! We’re a little sore, a little sunburned and totally exhausted! But we had a wonderful weekend as usual. While we’re recovering and getting our H2O levels back to normal we thought we would have a little show and tell of some photos we collected over the weekend. How was the festival for you? […]

Festival of Books Recap (with Photos)!

Festival of Books Recap (with Photos)!

We did it! We’re a little sore, a little sunburned and totally exhausted! But we had a wonderful weekend as usual. While we’re recovering and getting our H2O levels back to normal we thought we would have a little show and tell of some photos we collected over the weekend. How was the festival for you? […]

Kite Fest flies high above El Sereno

Kite Fest flies high above El Sereno

Eli Villa, of Los Angeles, flies his kite with DTLA in the background | Aurelio Jose Barrera EL SERENO —  Replicas of parrots, winged lizards and Sponge Bob took flight into the bright blue skies above Ascot Hills Park on Sunday for the 7th Annual Kite Fest. Event organizers provider free kites but many of […]

Kite Fest flies high above El Sereno

Kite Fest flies high above El Sereno

Eli Villa, of Los Angeles, flies his kite with DTLA in the background | Aurelio Jose Barrera EL SERENO —  Replicas of parrots, winged lizards and Sponge Bob took flight into the bright blue skies above Ascot Hills Park on Sunday for the 7th Annual Kite Fest. Event organizers provider free kites but many of […]

Kite Fest flies high above El Sereno

Kite Fest flies high above El Sereno

Eli Villa, of Los Angeles, flies his kite with DTLA in the background | Aurelio Jose Barrera EL SERENO —  Replicas of parrots, winged lizards and Sponge Bob took flight into the bright blue skies above Ascot Hills Park on Sunday for the 7th Annual Kite Fest. Event organizers provider free kites but many of […]

POP! Comedy

POP! Comedy

For a moment, artist Scott Gandell had a shop down on Fair Oaks in South Pasadena (where we met him). Since 2014, he’s been located in Eagle Rock, founding Pop Secret Gallery where he seems to have found a neighborhood in which to manifest his idea of an eclectic, varied, and creative store, gallery, classroom, and performance venue. […]

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