Apr 1 2015
ALDI Grocery Store Coming to Altadena, CA

“Signage for the ALDI tenant space is approved”

by Robert Glaser Date: 3/17/15 EXPIRES: 3/17/17 Project No: R2012-02540
Permit No: RPP 201500177 Address: 2246 Lake Ave, Altadena
APN: 5845-008-026, -010, -011 & 5845-007-014 Zone: C-3, C-2, & P-R CSD:
Altadena Altadena Community Plan Land Use Policy: MU (Mixed Use ?Center?)

Renderings from last year.

LD (Low Density Residential 1 to 6 du/gross ac) This Plot Plan is approved the
following for the above referenced project: ? Plot Plan No. RPP 201500177 is
approved for a new 27,250 square foot commercial retail building with
parking, loading areas, trash enclosure, and landscaping. The approval also
includes related grading, retaining walls and some signage. This approval
supersedes RPP201201010. ? The earthwork volumes proposed for this project
is 3,679 cubic yards of cut and 3,491 cubic yards of fill. The export earthwork
is 188 cubic yards of export to be sent to a certified landfill. ? The total
number of parking spaces required is 109 parking spaces (33 compact, 71
standard, 5 handicap). The 7,301 sq. ft. tenant space is calculated for a retail
use. If any assemble use is proposed then a possible parking deviation or
parking permit may be required. ? There is 7,807 (10.07%) square feet of
landscaping proposed with meet the 10% minimum landscaping requirement.
Landscaping shall be maintained is good condition at all time. ? Signage for
the ?ALDI? tenant space is approved. The signage is consistent with the
Altadena Community Standard District (CSD) Lake Avenue Area requirements.
The proposed color scheme is attached on the 11?x17? sheet. Signage for the
sublease tenant space must be approved under a separate plan and must be
consistent with the same CSD requirements. ? This project shall comply with
the conditions of approval of Oak Tree Permit ROAK 200800037. ? Maximum
building height permitted is 35 feet and proposed height does not reach this
threshold. Special Notes: ? Comply with requirements of Lake Avenue Area of
Altadena CSD, including signage restrictions, use of earth tone and muted
pastel colors for primary building color, screening of mechanical equipment,
fencing type restrictions, landscaping, architectural elements and the other
CSD standards. ? This project must also comply with the: 1 Green Building
ordinance to the satisfaction of the Department of Public Works 1 DroughtTolerant
Landscaping ordinance 1 Low Impact Development ordinance to the
satisfaction of the Department of Public Works 0 No other compliance required
This approval is found to be in substantial compliance with the Los Angeles
County Title 22 code requirements. Changes to this approval require additional
DRP review and fees, and may be subject to the Green Building Program.
Obtain any necessary approvals from Los Angeles County Department of Public
Works. Approvals from other County Departments may be needed prior to the
issuance of a Building Permit.

Apr 1 2015
Sixth Annual Street Food Festival July 11, 2015 Rose Bowl Pasadena @lastreetfoodfest #stretchypants

Sixth Annual Street Food Festival July 11, 2015 Rose Bowl Pasadena @lastreetfoodfest #stretchypants


The 6th Annual LA Street Food Fest will return to the Rose Bowl on Saturday, July 11, 2015!
100+ vendors, tequila distillers and craft brewers for this year’s event.
@lastreetfoodfest #stretchypants
Apr 1 2015
Der Wolfskopf German Beer Hall Old Pasadena @DerWolfskopf

A new German beer hall located in the heart of Old Pasadena.
Open 4:30 to 7 is Happy hour schedule now!


German inspired beer hall and restaurant. 72 N Fair Oaks Ave… 4:30 to 2am Nightly

72 N Fair Oaks Blvd
Pasadena, California
(626) 219-6054
4:30pm – 2:00am

Apr 1 2015
Dodger’s Blue Diamond Gala April 16, 2015 @dodgers
Dodgers Blue Diamond

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Dodger Stadium
Join the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation for the inaugural Blue Diamond Gala on April 16 at Dodger Stadium! Enjoy a special musical performance by Aloe Blacc and a Ted Baker fashion show modeled by your Los Angeles Dodgers.

VIP Reception – 5:30PM
Cocktail Reception – 5:30PM
Dinner and Awards – 7:10PM

Photo Opportunities with the Dodgers World Series Trophy
Plated Dinner on the field
Mingle with Dodger legends
Fashion Show by Ted Baker London modeled by your Los Angeles Dodgers
One of a kind Silent & Live Auction items
Musical performance by Grammy nominated artist Aloe Blacc
In-N-Out trailer to end the night
Dodgers Blue Diamond

And Your 2015 Los Angeles Dodgers Players & Coaches
Blue Diamond Gala Sponsors to Date*
ABM Onsite Services, AEG, ANC, Anheuser Busch, AOA/WCP, Banc of California, Bank of America, Billy Ray, Bobby Patton, California Wellness Foundation, Cedars Sinai, Chuck Block, Clear Channel Outdoor, Coca Cola, Craig Lawson & Co., Crescent Heights, EMC, EquiTrust, ESPN, FieldsLaw, Flexjet, Forest Financial Group, GreensLedge, Hollywood Indies Little League , Jefferies LLC, John W. Carson Foundation, Kennedy Wealth Management, KPMG, LA84 Foundation, Latham & Watkins, Legends, Levy Restaurants, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Football Club, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles News Group, Major League Baseball, Major League Construction, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, McCourt Group, Megan & Peter Chernin, Milken Family Foundation, MJ Capital Partners, Morrow Meadows, MUFG Union Bank, N.A., New Era, Orthopedic Children’s Hospital, Peter O’Malley, R/GA, Rodriguez, Horii, Choi & Cafferata LLP, Security Benefit, Standard Parking, Team Scotti, Ted Baker London, Time Warner Cable, Toyota, Wallis Foundation, Westfield, Wetzels Pretzels, Winston Strawn

*as of 3/30/2015

Apr 1 2015
Google ASUS Chromebit HMDI Computer

 A little bit more…

This summer, ASUS will launch a new type of Chrome device: the Chromebit. Smaller than a candy bar, the Chromebit is a full computer that will be available for less than $100. By simply plugging this device into any display, you can turn it into a computer. It’s the perfect upgrade for an existing desktop and will be really useful for schools and businesses.

quad-core Rockchip 3288 processor takes over and turns your TV into a computer monitor. 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage, as well as Bluetooth for connecting a mouse or a keyboard.
Press release here
Mar 31 2015
Amazon Dash Button – Never run out of your favorite household products #‎DashButton‬ @amazon

Introducing Amazon Dash Button: Place it. Press it. Get it.

Introducing Amazon Dash Button. Never run out of your favorite household products – just press it to get it.



Keep Dash Button handy in the kitchen, bath, laundry, or anywhere you store your favorite products. When you’re running low, simply press Dash Button and Amazon quickly delivers household favorites at the same low prices offered on Amazon.com, so you can skip the last-minute trip to the store. Request an invitation: http://amzn.to/1NzjyB7

Mar 31 2015
New Rolling Stones Tour! ZIP CODE – 15 City North American 2015 @RollingStones #StonesZip

New Rolling Stones tour! ZIP CODE – 15 City North American Stadium dates




May 24, 2015 San Diego, CA Petco Park
May 30, 2015 Columbus, OH Ohio Stadium
June 3, 2015 Minneapolis, MN TCF Bank Stadium
June 6, 2015 Dallas, TX AT&T Stadium
June 9, 2015 Atlanta, GA Bobby Dodd Stadium
June 12, 2015 Orlando, FL Orlando Citrus Bowl
June 17, 2015 Nashville, TN LP Field
June 20, 2015 Pittsburgh, PA Heinz Field
June 23, 2015 Milwaukee, WI Summerfest / Marcus Amphitheater
June 27, 2015 Kansas City, MO Arrowhead Stadium
July 1, 2015 Raleigh, NC Carter-Finley Stadium
July 4, 2015 Indianapolis, IN Indianapolis Motor Speedway
July 8, 2015 Detroit, MI Comerica Park
July 11, 2015 Buffalo, NY Ralph Wilson Stadium
July 15, 2015 Quebec, QC Le Festival D’Été de Québec*
*wristbands will go on sale at 12 p.m. local time on Saturday, April 11







Kicking off May 24 in San Diego with stops in Columbus, Minneapolis, Dallas, Atlanta, Orlando, Nashville, Pittsburgh, Milwaukee, Kansas City, Raleigh, Indianapolis, Detroit, Buffalo, Quebec


Ladies and gentlemen…the Rolling Stones are back! The band has announced that they will kick off their new 15-city North American stadium, ZIP CODE tour, in San Diego on May 24 at Petco Park. The tour will make stops in Columbus, Minneapolis, Dallas, Atlanta, Orlando, Nashville, Pittsburgh, Milwaukee, Kansas City, Raleigh, Indianapolis, Detroit and Buffalo before wrapping in Quebec on July 15 at Le Festival D’Été de Québec.

Tickets for these dates will go on sale Monday, April 13. For ticketing information please visit rollingstones.com/tickets/.

American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public, beginning Wednesday, April 8.

“We are excited to be back in North America playing stadiums this summer! We are looking forward to being back on stage and playing your favorite songs.” – Mick Jagger

“We love being out on the road and it is great to come back to North America! I can’t wait to get back on the stage!” – Keith Richards

The Rolling Stones ZIP CODE tour will see Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts and Ronnie Wood head back out on the road after their critically-acclaimed 14 ON FIRE tour in Asia, Europe, Australia and New Zealand in 2014. The iconic band will treat their generations of fans to special one night only shows, with a set packed full of classic Stones hits such as ‘Gimme Shelter’, ‘Paint It Black’, ‘Jumpin’ Jack Flash’, ‘Tumbling Dice’ and ‘It’s Only Rock ‘N’ Roll’, as well as special gems from their extraordinary catalogue.

The Rolling Stones ZIP CODE tour will be the first time the rock legends have played North American stadiums since 2005-2007’s A Bigger Bang Tour.

The stage design for the stadium shows includes a thrust that extends deep into the audience allowing the Stones to interact directly with their fans. Known for their ground-breaking sets and use of cutting-edge technology, the Stones’ set design will feature video screens and special effects that will enhance the high-octane experience of attending a live Stones’ show.

AEG Live’s Concerts West is the promoter of The Rolling Stones ZIP CODE tour.


May 24, 2015 San Diego, CA Petco Park

May 30, 2015 Columbus, OH Ohio Stadium

June 3, 2015 Minneapolis, MN TCF Bank Stadium

June 6, 2015 Dallas, TX AT&T Stadium

June 9, 2015 Atlanta, GA Bobby Dodd Stadium

June 12, 2015 Orlando, FL Orlando Citrus Bowl

June 17, 2015 Nashville, TN LP Field

June 20, 2015 Pittsburgh, PA Heinz Field

June 23, 2015 Milwaukee, WI Summerfest / Marcus Amphitheater

June 27, 2015 Kansas City, MO Arrowhead Stadium

July 1, 2015 Raleigh, NC Carter-Finley Stadium

July 4, 2015 Indianapolis, IN Indianapolis Motor Speedway

July 8, 2015 Detroit, MI Comerica Park

July 11, 2015 Buffalo, NY Ralph Wilson Stadium

July 15, 2015 Quebec, QC Le Festival D’Été de Québec*

Mar 31 2015
Eagle Rock Community Garden Open House & Plant Sale April 12th, 2015

Eagle Rock Community Garden Open House & Plant Sale April 12th, 2015

10am to 4pm

1003 Rockdale Ave, Eagle Rock, CA

A wide selection of organically grown heirloom & disease resistant seedlings, including tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, eggplants, squash, herbs and more.



Mar 31 2015
Los Angeles Vegan Beer and Food and Music Festival Pasadena Rose Bowl, May 16, 2015 @VeganBeerFest @626food #pasadena

Los Angeles Vegan Beer and Food Festival

May 16, 2015

40+ beers & vegan eats on the grassy field of the Rose Bowl. Few things are better than 5/16. http://bit.ly/lavbfftix

The 6th Annual LA Vegan Beer & Food Festival will be taking place on May 16th at The Rose Bowl Stadium. There will be unlimited pours from 60 breweries with over 100 different beers to choose from. Get your favorite vegan eats from over 40 different food vendors. Enjoy live music and art while you hang out with your friends!

Buy tickets here!

Los Angeles Vegan Beer and Food Festival

Los Angeles Vegan Beer and Food Festival

The 6th annual Los Angeles Vegan Beer & Food Festival will take place on The Rose Bowl infield and feature the best of L.A.’s craft beer, vegan eats, and live music. Upon entry you will receive your very own LAVBFF glass and enjoy unlimited pours from 40 breweries featuring 100+ different beers. We will also be hosting 40 restaurants and food vendors. General admission door time will be at 1pm. VIP admission includes separate entrance, early entry at 12pm, and access to the VIP lounge with exclusive pours. This event is 21 & over. Please note that food is not included in the ticket price.

 Last year had a $80 VIP as well. Yes fee is high, Rose Bowl and CC fees in there too. That said, the VIP this year is indoors, AC, and multiple beers.

The Rose Bowl

1001 Rose Bowl Drive
Pasadena, CA, 91103


Doors 1:00 PM

This event is 21 and over

Mar 30 2015
2015 Pasadena Dog Friendly Restaurants Eating Establishments

2015 Pasadena Dog Friendly Restaurants and Eating Establishments

We wanted to update our 2013 Pasadena area guide to dog friendly restaurants and eating establishments around the Pasadena area.

This is our 2015 guide, which will be updated as new locations are added, and unfortunately as some close.

By Business District/Area:

South Lake Ave

1. Seco – Lake, side patio area
2. Chipotle – South Lake
3. Real Food Daily – South Lake
4. Sharky’s – South Lake
5. Lemonade – South Lake, front and back patio areas
6. Corner Bakery – South Lake, outdoor patio area, not sure about Hastings Ranch location.
7. Pieology – order your pizza and then go out to the side patio, near Corner Bakery, shared outdoor space.
8. Wahoo’s Fish Tacos
9. Rubio’s
10. Smitty’s – to be confirmed
11. Coffee Bean South Lake Location
12. Veggie Grill – new location on corner of Cordova and Lake, outdoor patio
13. Counter Burger – patio area
14. Noah’s Beagles – patio area

Playhouse District
1. Rounds Premium Burgers – Lake – back patio
2. Yahaira’s Cafe – Colorado Playhouse
3. Euro-Pane – Colorado both locations have outdoor seating areas
4. El Portal – Playhouse Colorado
5. Tender Greens – Colorado
6. Urth Cafe – Outdoor patio, only tables on sidewalk are designated dog friendly
7. Blaze Pizza – Colorado Playhouse District
8. Roy’s – outdoor patio, not determined 100%
9. CPK – California Pizza Kitchen, outdoor patio seating area

Old Pasadena
1. Mi Piace – sidewalk patio
2. Congregation Ale House – Raymond and Del Mar
3. Pita Jungle – Colorado Old Town
4. Market on Holly – Old Town
5. Luggage Room Pizza – outdoor tables
6. Jake’s Burgers – Old Town Pasadena
7. IlFornio – patio on One Colorado, to be confirmed
8. Dog Haus Biergarten
9. Kings Row Gastropub
10. Escuela Taqueria, one colorado, outdoor seating
11. Umami Burger

South Raymond – South Pasadena
1. Jone’s Coffee Roasters – outdoor tables
2. Pitfire Pizza, outdoor seating area

Hastings Ranch
1. Habit Burger – Hastings Ranch
2. Chipotle – Hasting Ranch
3. PizzaRev – Hastings Ranch, outdoor patio with firepit
4. Hook Burgers – Hastings Ranch, used to not be, but apparently changed recently.
5. Corner Bakery
6. Panda Test Kitchen
7. Tops Burgers

Lincoln – West Pasadena Area
1. Lincoln Ave Eatery – outdoor patio

Washington – Central North Washington Pasadena
1. Lavendar and Honey Coffee shop – outdoor patio
2. Tonny’s Restaurant, front and back patio

Central Pasadena Area, PCC
1. Jameson Brown Coffee Roasters, has outdoor tables and seats
2. Tops Burgers, patio
3. Cafe Verde – Green St. – outdoor seating
4. Novel Cafe – Colorado PCC Area

1. Starbucks – Starbucks with outdoor tables. Hill, Colorado, Foothill,

Eagle Rock Area:
1. Little Beast Restaurant

These we are not sure about:
4. Malbec – Green St.

We confirmed that these are not dog friendly but do have outdoor patios.
2. Green Street Restaurant – South Lake – used to be

Mar 30 2015
Halfsies Bistro & Bakery Pasadena Coming Soon @HalfsiesBistro Old Pasadena #pasadena #626food

HalfsiesBistroBakeryPasadenaHalfsies Bistro & Bakery Pasadena

on Fair Oaks in Pasadena

89 Fair Oaks Ave

Pasadena, California

In the Courtyard on Fair Oaks building.

The location has signs on the windows and claims it will be open Spring of 2015. And it will be open 24 hours a day.

website: http://www.halfsiesbistro.com/

The domain for the website is registered to:

Registry Admin ID:
Admin Name: JOHN DIAZ
Admin Organization:
Admin Street: 2211 E WASHINGTON BLVD #2
Admin City: PASADENA
Admin State/Province: CALIFORNIA
Admin Postal Code: 91104
Admin Country: UNITED STATES
Admin Phone: +1.8182927284

Mar 27 2015
CicLavia Pasadena May 31, 2015 @CicLAvia #ciclaviapasadena #ciclaviapas

CicLavia Pasadena May 31, 2015

On Sunday, May 31, main drag Colorado Boulevard will be shut down from just west of Fair Oaks all the way to Pasadena City College, says a release from event organizers. The 3.5-mile route will branch off on some side streets (Raymond, Lake) on the way, and, of course, the Metro-sponsored event will have connections to both the Memorial Park and Del Mar Gold Line stations to maximize the day’s car-free potential.

Read more about it here

CicLAvia Pasadena – Presented by Metro

Pasadena has played host to parades, bike races and music festivals, and for the first time is opening its streets to the largest car-free open streets event in America. CicLAvia – Pasadena Presented by Metro takes place from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 31. The city will lend its own charm and flair to CicLAvia as participants travel along Colorado Boulevard, and down side streets to parks and historic architecture using foot, pedal and non-motorized wheel power. Go Metro to CicLAvia, the event route will connect to the Memorial and Del Mar the Metro Gold Line Stations enabling participants to have a car-free or car-lite day.

CicLAvia – Pasadena Presented by Metro is the most walkable CicLAvia to date at 3.5 miles. The cozy distance will offer participants the opportunity to peruse and explore Pasadena’s business gems and cultural treasures. Spurs off the main route on Raymond Avenue and Lake Street will take participants to local parks. And CicLAvia’s new partnership with Kurios – Cabinet of Curiosities, Cirque du Soleil’s newest touring Big Top show, coming to southern California this fall, will give participants young and old a smile-inducing and awe-inspiring entertainment adventure.

The Pasadena route is made possible with a grant from Metro Los Angeles.

New to CicLAvia? Here are four things you need to know for May 31:

  • It’s FREE!
  • It’s not a race and you don’t need a bike to participate. You can walk or skate to your heart’s content.
  • There’s no beginning or end. You can start anywhere and go as far or as short as you want.
  • The flow of participants goes both ways, just like regular traffic.
Mar 27 2015
TOMATOMANIA – Descanso Gardens March 28 – 29, 2015 @descansogardens #tomatomania @tomatomania


Back by popular demand, TOMATOMANIA!, the world’s largest tomato seedling sale, returns to Descanso Gardens. Activities free with admission.

Both days | 9am – 5pm | Main Lawn
Select from hundreds of healthy seedlings, including heirloom varieties, old favorites and unusual offerings.

Saturday, 10am & 1pm | Sunday, 1pm | Under the Oaks Theater
Learn the basics of tomato growing at this lecture.

Both days | 11am – 3pm | Main Lawn
Purchase tasty tomato favorites, including homemade tomato soup, classic BLT sandwiches and a build-your-own bloody Mary and michelada bar.

Both days | noon | Under the Oaks Theater
Learn some fresh new spins on cooking with this favorite from a Patina chef.








How’s the tomato garden coming along??

If you’re prepped and ready to go we have a wonderful list of seedlings to offer you at two sales in the LA area this weekend!
And if you planted after one of our other events, maybe you left a few spaces vacant? We hope so.

This weekend finds us at:

DESCANSO GARDENS in La Canada/Flintridge
March 28 – 29
A screenshot or printout of our website presented at the gate gets non-members in for a reduced rate of $5 (reg $9)


More details at tomatomania.com and a class schedule for Descanso can be found on their site!






Mar 24 2015
JPL Historian Erik Conway talks about Mars Missions at Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse

JPL Historian Erik Conway talks about Mars Missions at Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse


1010 Foothill Boulevard    La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011   (818) 790-0717


PRESS RELEASE:  March 23, 2015   CONTACT: Gail Mishkin, (818) 790-0717, gailm@flintridgebooks.com

 ERIK M. CONWAY, JPL Historian

“Exploration and Engineering: The Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Quest for Mars”

Book Signing: Thursday, March 26, 7 PM



La Cañada Flintridge, CA – On Thursday, March 26, at 7 PM, Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse hosts a talk and booksigning for Erik M. Conway, historian of science and technology at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), California Institute of Technology, and author of Exploration and Engineering: The Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the Quest for Mars.


Although the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, has become synonymous with the United States’ planetary exploration during the past half century, its most recent focus has been on Mars. Beginning in the 1990s and continuing through the Mars Phoenix mission of 2007, JPL led the way in engineering an impressive, rapidly evolving succession of Mars orbiters and landers, including roving robotic vehicles whose successful deployment onto the Martian surface posed some of the most complicated technical problems in space flight history.


In Exploration and Engineering, Conway reveals how JPL engineers’ creative technological feats led to major Mars exploration breakthroughs. He takes readers into the heart of the lab’s problem-solving approach and management structure, where talented scientists grappled with technical challenges while also coping, not always successfully, with funding shortfalls, unrealistic schedules, and managerial turmoil.


Conway offers an insider’s perspective into the changing goals of Mars exploration, the ways in which sophisticated computer simulations drove the design process, and the remarkable evolution of landing technologies over a thirty-year period.


“No subject in the history of planetary science has been more publicly enticing than the efforts to understand Mars. In Exploration and Engineering, historian Erik M. Conway presents a very detailed, mission-by-mission discussion of Mars exploration since Viking. This capably told narrative captures the fascinating details of the Mars program at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.” — Roger D. Launius, National Air and Space Museum, editor of Exploring the Solar System: The History and Science of Planetary Exploration


Conway is also the author of Atmospheric Science at NASA: A History.


For more information, contact Gail Mishkin at (818) 790-0717.  Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse is located at 1010 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011, at the intersection of Foothill Blvd. and the Angeles Crest Hwy.  Take the Angeles Crest exit off the 210, turn south, make a right onto Foothill Blvd., and turn left onto Chevy Chase.  Parking is in the rear of the store.

Mar 23 2015
Churro Borough Storefront Los Feliz Opening #‎churroboroughla‬

Churro Borough

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Churro Ice Cream Sandwiches




NOW HIRING Pastry Cooks, Interns & FOH Counter Staff.

We are seeking highly motivated, passionate and intelligent people who thrive working in a fast-paced environment to join our team. We encourage an environment of growth, whether you’re an intern wanting to learn and grow to the next level, a pastry line cook, or want to showcase your awesome customer service skills with the Front of House counter staff, we are looking for you!

Churro Borough is a Los Angeles-based dessert company, which first made its mark in the city by “tagging” the streets with the ORIGINAL hand-crafted churro ice cream sandwiches. Our new brick & mortar will offer a large selection of hand-crafted, small batch ice cream and sorbet flavors, along with seasonal paletas inspired by farmers markets’ fruits and produce, and of course CHURROS! We will also offer a small variety of pastries and desserts for grab-and-go items.

Please submit the following:
– Resume
– Contact info
– Position you are applying for
– Few words about yourself and why you want to work with us


Minimum Qualifications:
– Experienced
– Skilled, reliable, punctual, consistent, efficient
– Ability to work well in a team and takes direction well
– Professional and committed
– CA Food Handler’s certificate required (or must receive one prior to hire)

Job Responsibilities:
Pastry cooks will be expected to perform pastry production tasks. Duties involve production – making doughs/batters, pastries/desserts, paletas, ice cream and sorbet bases — and hot line work (baking and frying a la minute).

Bilingual/Spanish-speaking — a plus


– Great customer service
– Reliable and punctual
– Ability to work quickly, consistently, and efficiently on the counter line
– Ability to work some Back of House duties, when needed (such as frying and baking)

Job Responsibilities:
Counter Staff will be expected to maintain a positive atmosphere, greet guests, and take orders, as well as scooping ice cream, assembling desserts (shakes, ice cream sandwiches), making coffee/tea, working cashier, and some dish washing. There will be times when FOH will assist back of house with frying/baking.

Mar 23 2015
Burger Continental Pasadena Closes Doors After 45 Years

Burger Continental Pasadena Closes Doors After 45 Years.
The signs at the restaurant reads:
“The Burger Continental Family thanks you for 45 years of patronage…. Farewell.”
Burger Continental abruptly closed its doors on Friday March 20, 2015.
Most recently in September 2014, the restaurant was closed on a failed health inspection.

Burger Continental
535 South Lake Avenue
Pasadena, Ca 91101
Tel: (626) 792-6634
Fax: (626) 792-8520
Email: mail@burgercontinentalpasadena.com

If you want to contact for catering information, please contact our award winning chef Gary, director of catering and food services or his helpful staff.
Tel: (626) 792-6634
Cell: (626) 437-6193
Fax: (626) 792-8520

Mar 23 2015
Fly Geyser – Nevada Desert

Fly Ranch Project

Андрей Пономарев


The phenomenon is called “Fly Geyser” and is formed by an accident when a ranch owner drilled for water in the Nevada desert.

Located on a gated parcel of private property within the million-acre Black Rock Desert, Fly Geyser is not a natural phenomenon. It was created accidentally in 1964 from a geothermal test well inadequately capped. The scalding water has erupted from the well since then, leaving calcium carbonate deposits growing at the rate of several inches per year. The brilliant red and green coloring on the mounds is from thermophilic algae thriving in the extreme micro-climate of the geysers. Unfortunately, Fly Geyser is not open to the public.

It began in the early twentieth-century when the ranch owner drilled a well to raise the quality of the agriculture. But when they had drilled the whole way down to the water they stopped because the water temperature was 200 degrees. In 1964 there was a second attempt. It also failed because the water was too hot.

The landlord is usually kind and guide the tourists that visit the area. But first you have to get in contact with them to get in. The price for a guided tour differ from time to time.

Mar 23 2015
Pasadena Earth Day – Earth Month Celebration 2015 @pwpnews @pasadenagov #pasadena #earthday

The city of Pasadena is not going to have a single event for Earth Day 2015, apparently the City Manager, Michael Beck thought and made the decision that there should be several events during the month to celebrate Earth Month. The PWP, Pasadena Water and Power department is charged with this event, Celebrating Green Living, other agencies participate.  Some are disappointed that there will not be a large event as there have been in past years.



In celebration of green living, Earth Day, and Water Awareness Month, Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) will encourage sustainable living practices during the months of April and May with support of numerous events and workshops. In addition, PWP is encoraging the community to make a water pledge for a chance to win a Toyota Prius (courtesy of the Wyland Foundation).

PWP will also be hosting educational workshops on how to create Drought Tolerant Landscapes; PWP will swap old inefficient irrigation controllers for new Weather Based Irrigation Controllers (free of charge) at Descanso Gardens on May 31st, and will encourage the community to stock up on earth friendly LEDs this spring for a fraction of the cost at PWP’s online LED Webshop.

Events Schedule
(Please note: more events are in development and will be added to the schedule as they are confirmed)

  • 4/4/2015            Drought Tolerant Landscape Workshop, Lake Avenue Church
  • 4/4/2015            PWP booth at 2015 Spring Festival and Egg Bowl, Rose Bowl
  • 4/8/2015            Monk Hill Student Tour for Earth Day, Monk Hill Water Treatment Plant
  • 4/17/2015          PWP booth at Caltech Earth Day Event, Caltech
  • 4/18/2015          Drought Tolerant Landscape Workshop in Spanish, Altadena Library (details to come)
  • 4/22/2015          PWP booth at JPL Earth Day Fair, JPL
  • 4/25/2015          PWP booth at Mayor Bogaard Celebration Day, City Hall
  • 5/16/2015          Spanish-language Drought-tolerant Landscape Workshop (details to come)
  • 5/30/2015          Drought-tolerant Landscape Workshop (details to come)
  • 5/31/2015          Weather Based Irrigation Controller event, Descanso Gardens (details to come)
  • 5/1-5/31/2015   Water Awareness Month Celebration (details to come)

Other Programs and Activities
As mentioned above, PWP has also launched several programs that support energy efficiency, water conservation and overall environmental awareness.

Mar 23 2015
Toluca Lake Earth Day featuring A Taste of Toluca April 26, 2015

Toluca Lake Earth Day featuring A Taste of Toluca

Sun 4/26 • 10am – 2pm

At the Toluca Lake Farmers Market behind Wells Fargo at Riverside & Foreman.  Environmental booths, kids corner, art contest, electric cars, entertainment, food samplings from the best restaurants in our area, all free. Come bring the family!

Mar 20 2015
Pasadena Mayor Bogaard Celebration Day

Pasadena Mayor Bogaard Celebration Day

  • Moments with Bill

    Mayor Bill Bogaard

    Mayor Bogaard Celebration Day

    Saturday, April 25, 2015
    3-5 p.m.

    Centennial Square
    Pasadena City Hall

    You are invited to celebrate with Mayor Bill Bogaard, our first citywide elected Mayor, on Saturday, April 25th, 3-5 p.m. at Centennial Square in front of City Hall.  This is a casual afternoon with music, art, food trucks, and more to express appreciation to the Mayor for his 16 years of dedicated service. Share your personal reflections of “Moments with Bill” by providing your message below or by dropping off letters or notes at any Pasadena Library beforehand or bring them to the celebration.

    Mayor Appreciation Day Invite

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