Archive for ‘June, 2017’


Mini Repair Demo

Mini Repair Demo

Repair Cafe Pasadena is a marvelously community-organized and community-focused foundation. It’s based on an idea initiated by Martine Postma in the Netherlands in 2007. Quite simply, Repair Cafe is a “bi-monthly meeting of repair people and people who need things repaired.” Neighbor helping neighbor not to simply throw away that toaster, those pair of pants, or that […]

What do officers have to disclose to testify as a witness? A ruling today explores that question

What do officers have to disclose to testify as a witness? A ruling today explores that question

Police officers stand guard at a barricade following the sniper shooting in Dallas. ; Credit: LAURA BUCKMAN/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® A Los Angeles Superior Court Judge is expected to decide this morning whether or not a man convicted of drug charges will get a retrial. Defendant Emil Alseranai claims his right to fair trial was violated. […]

What do officers have to disclose to testify as a witness? A ruling today explores that question

What do officers have to disclose to testify as a witness? A ruling today explores that question

Police officers stand guard at a barricade following the sniper shooting in Dallas. ; Credit: LAURA BUCKMAN/AFP/Getty Images AirTalk® A Los Angeles Superior Court Judge is expected to decide this morning whether or not a man convicted of drug charges will get a retrial. Defendant Emil Alseranai claims his right to fair trial was violated. […]

Blushing Bubbles

Blushing Bubbles

If you’re into “production and tasting notes”—if you know what that actually means or would like to know what that means—POP Champagne Bar in Old Pasadena invites you to Blushing Bubbles. POP’s 2nd Blushing Bubbles class is back by popular demand (the first having sold out). Certified Sommelier Michael Scribner leads the way, covering the production and tasting notes […]

Bagnard’s Card-Making Workshops

Bagnard’s Card-Making Workshops

Make your summer even more creative with artist Karen Barnard’s card-making workshops in Altadena. All materials are provided and guests may make as many cards as they wish during the 3-hour period. Folks are also welcome to bring “little extras” to add to their cards, such as stamps, photos, stickers, charms, and buttons. Besides leading card-making […]

A Very Special Evening with Lisa See

A Very Special Evening with Lisa See

Helen Simonson of the Washington Post writes that local author Lisa See‘s new novel The Tea Girl Of Hummingbird Lane is a story that “balances moving on with returning home.” The story begins with Li-yan in a remote Chinese mountain village and eventually incorporates the story of Haley, a Chinese orphan adopted by a wealthy […]

Cos & Pi

Cos & Pi

Almost too beautiful to eat. That was my initial reaction when the young woman set down the plate, delivering our order of Cos & Pi’s salmon toast. Of course, you’ll have noticed the leading word is “almost,” because, of course, for food enthusiasts, nothing is too beautiful to leave untasted. Toasted dark rye is loaded with a layer of avocado, pickled […]

The challenges awaiting new Congressman Jimmy Gomez; Garvanza’s hot new wedding spot; Cal State L.A. sexual harassment suit

The challenges awaiting new Congressman Jimmy Gomez; Garvanza’s hot new wedding spot; Cal State L.A. sexual harassment suit

Eastside Scene: Mural in Progress, Highland Park | Katrina Alexy Jimmy Gomez of Eagle Rock is leaving the Democratic-dominated California legislature to serve in a Republican-controlled Congress. The L.A. Times looks at the challenges Gomez will face as he prepares for his first term as representative of the 34th Congressional District. Two musicians have turned […]

What’s next for the LAPD Cadets program?

What’s next for the LAPD Cadets program?

Cadets in the LAPD’s Newton Division are required to go through a 16-week academy that takes place on Saturdays.; Credit: Brian De Los Santos/OnCentral AirTalk® Over the weekend more than 450 LAPD cadets graduated from the youth program. The ceremony was uncharacteristically solemn after a rough couple of weeks in the news. It all started […]

What’s next for the LAPD Cadets program?

What’s next for the LAPD Cadets program?

Cadets in the LAPD’s Newton Division are required to go through a 16-week academy that takes place on Saturdays.; Credit: Brian De Los Santos/OnCentral AirTalk® Over the weekend more than 450 LAPD cadets graduated from the youth program. The ceremony was uncharacteristically solemn after a rough couple of weeks in the news. It all started […]

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