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Following the fallout after Trump’s reported disclosure to the Russians

Following the fallout after Trump’s reported disclosure to the Russians

National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster answers questions during a press briefing at the White House May 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images AirTalk® Last hour, President Trump’s national security adviser defended the president’s reported sharing of sensitive intelligence with Russian officials. H. R. McMaster wouldn’t say whether the information was classified. […]

LitFest 2017

LitFest 2017

Evolve is the word. From its inception as a book festival in Central Park in 2012, LitFest Pasadena has evolved into a Playhouse District neighborhood day-long event of speakers, panels, music, and readings, which continues to celebrate the written word. There’s spontaneity in conversation and writing, LA mystery writers chatting about inspirations and adventures, and […]

Neighborhood Fixture: Silver Lake’s South Dam helped protect city against “water famine”

Neighborhood Fixture:  Silver Lake’s South Dam helped protect city against “water famine”

SILVER LAKE  —  An open house on Saturday put the spotlight on one of the neighborhood’s most important but often overlooked public works: the South Dam of the Silver Lake Reservoir. The dam, which was originally built more than a century ago, prevents more than 700 million of gallons of water from flowing down Silver […]

Neighborhood Fixture: Silver Lake’s South Dam helped protect city against “water famine”

Neighborhood Fixture:  Silver Lake’s South Dam helped protect city against “water famine”

SILVER LAKE  —  An open house on Saturday put the spotlight on one of the neighborhood’s most important but often overlooked public works: the South Dam of the Silver Lake Reservoir. The dam, which was originally built more than a century ago, prevents more than 700 million of gallons of water from flowing down Silver […]

Kids for Animals

Kids for Animals

The unconditional love one experiences from dogs instills joy, fun, silliness, and healing. Even the conditional love from cats can be a salve for the soul. Having pets in our life growing up (two dogs, three cats) taught us patience, consideration, compassion (thunder storm freak outs!), and what it means to be responsible for something that’s […]

Raw Vegan Everything-But-the-Kitchen-Sink Energy Balls

Raw Vegan Everything-But-the-Kitchen-Sink Energy Balls

Editor’s note: Have you been feeling as rundown as we have? Where days feels like weeks and weeks feel like months? So much is happening so quickly that it’s hard to remember what happened 48 hours ago, let alone last week. We’re hoping Jamieson’s energy balls may be part of a desperately needed answer… I have […]

Historic Pubs & Trivia Tour

Historic Pubs & Trivia Tour

For starters it may be a bit of “street calamari” with a flight of Troublemaker sauvignon blanc at Vertical Wine Bistro.  Along the way, be serenaded with historical elements and forgotten lore about Old Pasadena and the pubs that have paved the way on Pasadena Heritage‘s “Historic Pubs & Trivia Tour” on May 25. Other […]

A Smorgasbord of Roses—at The Huntington & Descanso Rose Festival

A Smorgasbord of Roses—at The Huntington & Descanso Rose Festival

After we indulged in the scrumptious Afternoon Tea at The Huntington last week, we strolled around the rose garden. If roses are a perennial you enjoy, this year’s blooming is not to be missed. Just the various perfumes are remarkable—from intense licorice and floral to spicy, lemony and plum-like—let alone the colors, coloring, shapes and sizes. It’s a luscious […]

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Nominee: Jean Hooper nominated Lila Vick Schob of Altadena Elementary!

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year Nominee: Jean Hooper nominated Lila Vick Schob of Altadena Elementary!

Jean Hooper nominated Lila Vick Schob of Altadena Elementary I would like to nominate Lila Vick Schob for Vroman’s Teacher of the Year. Ms. Schob is a special education teacher at Altadena Elementary, where she has worked for six years. Prior to that, she taught at Loma Alta Elementary in the PUSD. Ms. Schob is […]

Week in politics: Odds on seeing a new FBI director named this week, plus forecasting US response to North Korea’s missile test and more

Week in politics: Odds on seeing a new FBI director named this week, plus forecasting US response to North Korea’s missile test and more

Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, James Comey testifies in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee during an oversight hearing on the FBI on Capitol Hill May 3, 2017 in Washington, DC. ; Credit: Eric Thayer/Getty Images AirTalk® With visits lined up early this week between President Trump and three foreign leaders (Abu Dhabi, […]

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