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Local launches business to prepare for Big One

Local launches business to prepare for Big One

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Brookside resident Roy Forbes experienced his first earthquake at age six while eating a pancake breakfast at Ky’s Place in Carson City, Nev., and he thought it was fun. But today, Forbes knows that earthquakes are not fun––they are deadly and take serious preparation to survive. Scientists consistently warn us that there is a 99.7 […]

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L.A. landmarks featured in new book

L.A. landmarks featured in new book

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Artist Barbara Thomason’s paintings of vistas, bridges, signs, streets and everyday landmarks are in her new book, “100 Not So Famous Views of L.A.” Among her subjects is El Coyote, painted in shades of reds. She writes it is noted for its margaritas and a burrito named after its first regular customer in the 1930s. “I’d […]

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Neighborhood dog lovers unite to tell tales of their furry friends

Neighborhood dog lovers unite to tell tales of their furry friends

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pets add so much to family life. Our puppy, Ginger, is now a frisky and, at times, challenging one year old who behaves like a typical “teen” challenging authority and acting out for attention. She follows me everywhere and is absolutely in love with my daughters Isabella and Amelia. It’s difficult to remember our life […]

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Paula Panich to lead workshop for photographers

Paula Panich to lead workshop for photographers

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

A writer by profession, Windsor Square resident Paula Panich is also a passionate gardener. She added “teacher” to the list after a visit to the New York Botanical Garden. “I said to them, ‘you offer garden photography and plant illustration, but what about writing? It’s the missing leg of the tripod.’” That’s how her workshops […]

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Rewilder duo are repurposing  fashion world one bag at a time

Rewilder duo are repurposing fashion world one bag at a time

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

After about two weeks of clearing out hops and barley in the beer making process, the filtering cloth is shipped overseas. Lately a funny thing is happening on the discarded material’s way to China. Designers Lisa Siedlecki and Jennifer Silbert are scooping up sheets of the beer-filtering cloth and making handcraft one-of-a-kind, limited-edition bags, totes, […]

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Spread the Love peanut butter made in Park LaBrea

Spread the Love peanut butter made in Park LaBrea

| September 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Zach Fishbain loves peanut butter so much, he and his bride gave it as party favors at their wedding. The couple filled their creamy, organic artisan recipe in “Spread the Love”-labeled glass jars. Subtley seasoned with cinnamon, agave gives it a touch of sweetness, and cayenne adds kick, says Zach. The finished result tasted by […]

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