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Market Watch: What are homes selling for in Highland Park?

Market Watch: What are homes selling for in Highland Park?

HIGHLAND PARK — During the last three months, the average sales price of all  homes and condos sold was $702,401,  according to Redfin.com. The average home that sold had 2.7 bedrooms, 1.7 baths and 1,321-square-feet of space. The average price per square foot was $565. Want more numbers from the past three months? Here you go: […]

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Nominee: Ms. Ashley Nava of Jackson Elementary STEM Dual Language School!

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Nominee: Ms. Ashley Nava of Jackson Elementary STEM Dual Language School!

  Natalia nominated Ms. Ashley Nava of Jackson Elementary STEM Dual Language School I think she should be Teacher of the Year because she taught me how to speak more Spanish. She also taught me how to do math really fast. Read the Full Story at Vroman’s Blog

Could the Comey memo bring down the presidency?

Could the Comey memo bring down the presidency?

US President Donald Trump waves from Air Force One upon arrival at Groton-New London Airport in Groton, Connecticut, May 17, 2017, as he travels to the US Coast Guard Academy Commencement ceremony. ; Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® The Trump White House is on the defense again following the latest disclosure about alleged conversations between […]

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“Los Angeles-based object makers whose work exists in the interstices, the spaces between the historical genres of the decorative arts, still life, and abstraction.” Some fun, quirky, intriguing art at the Pasadena Museum of California Art. Aartists Jeff Colson, Renee Lotenero, Kristen Morgin, Joel Otterson, Rebecca Ripple, Aili Schmeltz, and Shirley Tse take ordinary, “quotidian […]

Museums of the Arroyo Day 2017

Museums of the Arroyo Day 2017

It’s free and only one day a year: Museum of the Arroyo Day. Six museums in Los Angeles and Pasadena open their doors—free of charge—from noon to 5 p.m. (Last museum entrance, 4 p.m.) The Gamble House, the Pasadena Museum of History, the Lummis House, Heritage Square, the Los Angeles Police Museum (a favorite for […]

Amgen Tour Stage 7 in Pasadena

Amgen Tour Stage 7 in Pasadena

The Amgen Tour of California men’s race began on Sunday, May 14 in Sacramento. This “Tour de France-style cycling road race” challenges bicyclists along a route of iconic highways, byways, and coastlines. The teams chosen to participate have included Olympic medalists, Tour de France contenders, and World Champions. On Tuesday, May 16, the riders were […]

A Red Carpet Affair

A Red Carpet Affair

Five Acres holds its 2017 gala “A Red Carpet Affair” at the Molina Estate in South Pasadena on June 3. Emceed by Mike O’Malley (Raising Hope, Glee, Sully), the evening begins with a champagne reception, silent auction, and wine raffle. A live auction is conducted during the dinner hour, followed by dancing; live music provided […]

The Poetry Circus: It’s an Experience & It Needs our Generosity

The Poetry Circus: It’s an Experience & It Needs our Generosity

From HP, September 2015: Imagine reciting lines while riding a lion. How about riding one’s steed while being regaled with verse? Well, the “poetic rides” are free at Griffith Park’s historical and restored merry-go-round at The Poetry Circus. Favorite local writers and poets will be reading such as Ron Koertge, Kim Dower, Nicelle Davis, Douglas Kearney, […]

Something for Everyone

Something for Everyone

It’s time once again for Open Studios’ spring event, a 2-day (one evening) self-guided immersive experience into the worlds of our local artists. See artists in situ at their studios, in local galleries, or in their homes, garages, and even front lawns. See assemblage art, sculpture, paintings, and mixed media. Shop for earrings, pocket books, […]

Need a prayer candle at this Cypress Park church? Try the vending machine

Need a prayer candle at this Cypress Park church? Try the vending machine

Former soda machine now dispenses candles | Aurelio Jose Barrera By BARRY LANK CYPRESS PARK — There’s nothing wrong with making spirituality more convenient. So if you need a $3 prayer candle at Divine Saviour Roman Catholic Church, just get one out of a vending machine. The church has had this arrangement for two years, […]

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