Aug 18 2017
Sunscreens Containing Oxybenzone Killing Coral Reefs Around World Chemical
 

Oxybenzone, also known as benzonephenone-3, is a common chemical filters found in sunscreens.

It forms colorless crystals that are readily soluble, and provides UV coverage.

There are studies showing that thousands of tons of sunscreen are ending up in our oceans and killing coral reefs.  Apparently toxic to coral, as the sunscreens are used by beachgoers the chemical enters the water and kills the closest coral to shore.  Hawaii could be the first state to ban the use of sunscreens with these chemicals.  The sunscreen lobby is fighting any efforts to ban the use.

There are alternatives and responsible producers are moving to other chemicals in light of the studies.

A TIME story in 2011, lists the products to avoid and those with the highest scores recommended by consumer reports.

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Aug 18 2017
Bitcoin Can you Make Money? Investing and Trading? How to Make?
 

Bitcoins are also known as crypto currency. They are virtual currency and are a form of online general public money that came into existence by the help of thorough mathematical calculation and guarded by a number of users known as minors.

Bitcoin Trend!

According to the facts 1 Bitcoin is equals to 4250 US Dollars(currently as of 8/17/17) and so far looking at its past trending, it fluctuates on the bases of minutes, hours and days. Although, it fluctuates but if we see the big picture based on months, the value of bitcoin keeps increasing.

How to buy Bitcoins?

To buy bitcoins is a simple task. The very first step requires a Coinbase account. So, first sign up for Coinbase, which would eventually become the safe place to accumulate your bitcoins and your simple payment technique to change your actual currency from and into bitcoins. After this, one has to link his bank account with his Coinbase account, verify it and can start his purchasing.

Lastly, now he has to buy and sell bitcoins, which means now either you can buy bitcoins using your actual money or sell bitcoins to get you original money back. The value of them differentiates from time to time so it’s pretty favorable for someone who buys it so that whenever they need a good amount of money, they can sell it. Also, you will always be notified of the most recent rate of exchange before you buy or sell it.

Can you really make money with bitcoins?

Bitcoins are more like online gold or online investment. People buy gold and the value of gold in accordance of money keeps fluctuating, likewise bitcoins can be bought and stored and when the time of need comes, the owner can sell and can earn more than what he paid to buy one bitcoin. So, yes you can make money, not just money but a lot of money as currently its value is all time high.

 

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Aug 18 2017
Pharmedoc- Comfort Bedding Products @pharmedoc
 

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Pharmedoc is a brand originating from California, which has an online store catering to thousands of people while offering over 50 products. Pharmedoc’s products range from their bedding line to the fitness section, all being professionally designed keeping your comfort and fitness the priority!

Pharmedoc has been operating since 2012, which has not been long but in these 5 years it has been able to have a good customer base who simply love Pharmedoc’s products and in return it continues to take care of them by making products that they need every day to tackle their possible fitness problems.

From an amazing range in the bedding lines, which includes all sorts of bedding accessories such as mattress toppers, professionally designed pillows, Pregnancy pillows, etc. all designed with the concern of your health and comfort.

If you are having back ache problems and that too for many years, or you have slept in a position which is now causing you a neck ache, well it is time to say goodbye to all these problems! Pharmedoc got you covered with its exceptional range of bedding which makes sure that no matter what position you sleep in, you wake up fresh and without any pain.

Moreover, Pharmedoc has a whole range of fitness accessories that one would usually need to keep themselves fit. Ranging from massage accessories to work out and exercising equipment, to all that one would need to perform a peaceful yoga to accessories as simple as seat cushions; Pharmedoc has your back in all.

It is all about your fitness and health, making you have one less worry in your head because whenever you will wake up in the morning, you will be fresh and active and ready to pump the day!

Now, to show that Pharmedoc cares for you, you can avail a 15% discount on its entire range so that you do not have to think twice or keep your health and fitness an option but make it your priority and Pharmedoc and its products will have your back at all times!

Use Coupon code:  15% Off Entire to avail the discount!

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Aug 17 2017
2nd Annual Open Arts & Music Festival Downtown Glendale – September 16, 2017 #openglendale #oam17
 

The 2nd Annual Open Arts & Music Festival is a #free family-friendly event in the heart of Downtown Glendale and is produced in collaboration with artists, performers, community leaders, local businesses, and organizations.

⊹ LIVE MUSIC ⊹
Run River North
DUCKWRTH
Buyepongo
Wondem
BOOGALOO ASSASSINS
Yavaran
El Santo Golpe
Monalisa Murray (DJ)
Ale (MC)

⊹ PUBLIC ART ⊹
Biodome installation + all-day programming by Y_NIS

⊹ KIDS AREA ⊹
Rock Climbing Wall
Instrument Petting Zoo by Brand Library & Art Center
Face Painting by EI School Of Professional Makeup Inc.
Nursing/Changing Stations + Play Area by Collab&Play
& Life-sized games

⊹ ARTS MARKET ⊹
Vendors TBA! Featuring all-ages activities and workshops.

⊹ CRAFT BEER GARDEN at the Alex Theatre Forecourt ⊹
Brewyard Beer Company LLC
Eagle Rock Brewery
MacLeod Ale Brewing Co.
Pacific Plate Brewing Co.
& more TBA!

⊹ COMMUNITY RESOURCES ⊹
Free Bike Valet by Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition – LACBC
Community Resource Booth

⊹ FEATURED BUSINESSES ⊹
$1 Record Bin at Goodwill, curated by dublab

Saturday, September 16, 2017
2-10 PM
Brand Blvd., Glendale, CA
Free & All-Ages

www.openartsmusic.com

Presented by Glendale Arts and the Downtown Glendale Association

#openglendale #oam17

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Want to get involved? Contact info@openartsmusic.com

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Aug 16 2017
REI Burbank Store Grand Opening August 25, 2017 @REI
 

Opening August 25!

Join us Aug. 25–27, 2017, for our Grand Opening Outdoor Social!

Enjoy REI Outdoor School classes, activities, music, food, beverages and more—starting 8am, all weekend!

Doors open at 10am Friday and Saturday; 11am Sunday.
1900 W Empire Ave
Burbank, CA 91504

Free Door Prizes
The first 200 people (age 18 and older) through the door on Friday, Saturday and Sunday receive a limited-edition CamelBak water bottle with a $10, $50 or $100 REI promotional card inside. See terms and conditions

REI Co-op Mastercard® Application Offer—$100 Gift Card!
Apply for an REI Co-op Mastercard and earn a $20 REI gift card on the spot! Then earn a $100 REI gift card after approval, activation and purchase within 60 days. For details, visit the Welcome Center table during the grand opening.

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Aug 14 2017
iOS 11 and iPhone 8 and 7 Updates Sept 2017 #ios11
 

According to some reports online, Apple is set to release an iPhone 8 and refresh/updates to the iPhone 7. Some reports claim that a larger screen format is coming with the refresh.

As well there are reports that iOS 11, a long anticipated release will also be available around the same time.

No specific dates, but most likely the second or third week of September.

If you want to take a look at iOS 11 beta, which is currently on beta 4 for public release you can register at beta.apple.com, be sure to do this with a second phone, not your primary phone as this is pre-release and has bugs.

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Aug 10 2017
@DunkinDonuts Pasadena Location Sign Name Dunkin’ not Dunkin’ Donuts Opening August 2017 @626food
 

Pasadena Dunkin’ Donuts just named Dunkin

Coming soon to Pasadena, CA
South Lake Ave Business District

275 S. Lake Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101

Update: Sign shows that Dunkin’ Pasadena is opening Wednesday or Thursday August 16, 17.

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Aug 9 2017
Dos Coyotes Border Cafe Opening Soon in Pasadena Paseo Colorado @MyDosCoyotes @626food @Paseo_Colorado
 

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Dos Coyotes is a locally owned Southwestern-style cuisine in Davis, Sacramento, Roseville, Elk Grove & Folsom.

According to the Pasadena Star News:
Dos Coyotes, a quick-service restaurant that offers Southwestern-style Mexican food, operates a variety of locations in Sacramento and its surrounding communities. It will occupy 3,000 square feet at the southern end of Garfield Promenade that used to house another fast-food eatery.

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Aug 9 2017
Red Hen Press New Location Groundbreaking Ceremony @RedHenPress
 

Red Hen Press is excited to announce the groundbreaking on our brand new permanent literary center in Pasadena, California. Join Los Angeles’ largest non-profit independent publisher for a groundbreaking ceremony and fundraiser at our new permanent site on September 10, 2017. There will be refreshments from local vendors, a live piano performance, and readings by many acclaimed Red Hen authors and poets.

Join us as we launch the renovation of our new nest!

Sunday, September 10, 2017
1:00 – 5:00 PM

1540 Lincoln Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91103

Independent literary publisher of exceptional fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. The biggest little press in LA. For Kate, see .

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Aug 8 2017
Hatch Chile Roasting Festival Schedule 2017 at Bristol Farms @bristolfarms
 

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Aug 8 2017
Nick’s South Lake Avenue Pasadena Opening Soon @626food
 

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Scheduled to re-open August 25, 2017, according to Yelp.

Menu location website.

If you have been to the other Nick’s locations you will agree that the quality of food is high. One favorite is their brunch menu.

Established in 2008, in Laguna Beach, CA

Classic American comfort food, crave-able bar snacks, plus unique cocktails & an extensive wine list.

Nick’s Lake Avenue in Pasadena takes a slight detour from the coastal contemporary designs found at its six sister venues, the newest Nick’s features a stunning balcony, private wine room, and an airy garden room – all working harmoniously to combine the warmth and hospitality of a Nick’s with the finishes of marble, imported tile, wrought iron, and custom woodwork.

Open Late Summer 2017

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Aug 8 2017
fishwives Pasadena’s Premier Seafood House and Oyster Bar Opening Soon @626food
 

fishwives Pasadena’s premier seafood house and oyster bar is opening soon. Located at 88 North Fair Oaks. The location previously occupied by several businesses. The area has a few new businesses moving into the area, which is welcomed.
The soft opening is “soon”.
The sign is up on the building and the anticipation of the opening is in the coming months.

The menu looks promising.

88 North Fair Oaks Avenue
Pasadena, California, CA 91101
(626) 219-6199
www.fishwives.com

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Aug 7 2017
Big Bear Air Fair 2017 at the Big Bear City Airport #airshow
 

Big Bear Air Fair 2017 at the Big Bear City Airport

Aug 26, 2017 | 09:00AM – 03:00PM

The Big Bear City Airport is pleased to welcome you to its 2017 Air Fair!

The Air Fair will take place on Saturday August 26th from 9am to 3pm with a special Pancake Breakfast at 8am.  This one-day only event is a longstanding tradition in the community. For more than thirty years, the airport has welcomed audiences of all ages to experience the thrill of aviation.

Activities Include:  Sky Divers –  Helicopter and Bi-Plane Rides  –  Warbirds – Classic Cars – Kids Attractions – Gifts and Souvenirs – Food Vendors.  The whole family will enjoy vintage planes, classic cars and skydiving exhibitions. Also adding to the fun will be community group exhibits, current aircraft displays and a wide array of souvenir and food vendors. There will be attractions that are just for kids. Best of all, IT’S FREE! A big thank you to all who have enjoyed this wonderful community event in the past, and a heartfelt welcome if you’re joining us for the first time. This day for aviation promises to be filled with fun, food, and fresh air!

Free Parking is available.

For more information  please call or visit website.

Location: Big Bear City Airport at 501 Valley Blvd

Contact: Tel: (909) 585-3219 Website: www.bigbearairfair.com

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Aug 7 2017
Solar Eclipse View Party Pasadena Caltech August 21, 2017 NASA JPL @caltech @CaltechAstro
 

 

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Aug 1 2017
National Night Out 2017 – Pasadena at Jefferson Park @pasadenapd #NNO2017
 

 

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National Night Out 2017 – August 1st

The Pasadena Police Department invites all members of the community to attend the National Night Out kick off event at Jefferson Park beginning at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, August 1st and encourages those living in close proximity to the listed neighborhood events to attend your local Neighborhood Watch or Association gathering and get to know your neighbors better. If you have further questions regarding this posting, please contact the Pasadena PD Community Services Section at (626)744-4551. REMINDER: The Pasadena PD is unable to see postings on Nextdoor. If you have a question or comment, please reply directly to the Police Department via telephone at (626)744-4241 for any and all Patrol operations and (626)744-4551 for Community Services programs.

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Jul 28 2017
Taste of ‘Dena Fundraiser – Sept 23, 2017 Altadena Library
 

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Taste of ‘Dena Fundraiser
Altadena Library District
Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT)
Altadena, CA
Altadena Library District – Main Library
600 East Mariposa Street
Altadena, CA 91001

Tickets

Altadena Library District invites you to Taste of ‘Dena, a fundraiser benefiting Altadena Library District. Please join us for a night of delectable wine, beer, and spirit tastings, samplings of amuse-bouches from a diverse assortment of local restaurants and caterers, and exciting prize drawings! Guests must be 21+ years old and over.

All proceeds will support the development of a community-oriented, interactive outdoor space around the library. This expanded and improved garden environment will increase the Library’s capacity to provide outdoor learning opportunities for children and teens and a serene reading space surrounded by indigenous flora for patrons of all ages.

Opportunities for Sponsorship:

To become a sponsor, enter your desired amount in the Sponsorship box above.

Deodar Level ($1,000+):
8 Tickets
8 Entries into raffle
Prominent Naming Opportunity in the New Garden
Company name and logo will appear on these printed materials:
Flyers and posters in the Library and in local businesses in Altadena
Sign will be placed in the lobby for the entire month of September recognizing partnership
Shown as major sponsor in the program for the day
Signage at the event
Shown as the major sponsor in our annual report
Press releases and all postings online and as part of our social media presence about the event will include company logo and noted as major sponsor
Special Edition, CONNECT* Newsletter will include language about company’s commitment to the community and the Library

Jacaranda Level ($750 – $999):
6 Tickets
6 Entries into raffle
Naming Opportunity in the Garden
Company name and logo will appear on these printed materials:
Flyers and Poster in the Library and in local businesses in Altadena
Sign will be placed in the lobby for the entire month of September recognizing the partnership
Shown as the major sponsor in the program for the day
Signage at the event
Shown as the major sponsor in our annual report
Press releases and all postings online and as part of our social media presence about the event will include company logo and noted as major sponsor
Special Edition of CONNECT* Newsletter will include language about company’s commitment to the community and the Library

Palm Level ($500 – $749):
4 Tickets
4 Additional Entries per ticket into raffle
Company name and logo will appear on these printed materials:
Flyers and Posters in the Library and in local businesses in Altadena
Sign will be placed in the lobby for the entire month of September recognizing the partnership
Shown as the major sponsor in the program for the day
Signage at the event
Show as the major sponsor in our annual report
Press releases and all postings online and as part of our social media presence about the event will include the company logo and noted as major sponsor
Special Edition of CONNECT* Newsletter will include language about company’s commitment to the community and the Library

Have questions about Taste of ‘Dena Fundraiser? Contact Altadena Library District
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Jul 27 2017
Dunkin’ Donuts Coming Soon to Pasadena South Lake @DunkinDonuts
 
Dunkin Donuts Coming Soon to Pasadena
Dunkin Donuts Coming Soon to Pasadena South Lake @DunkinDonuts
Crazy mornings. Commutes. Life’s daily chaos. That’s where coffee steps in. One sip and the traffic isn’t so bad, that meeting isn’t so long. So let’s hear it for your daily cup of Dunkin.
Located:  (Building 283)
275 S. Lake Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101
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Jul 27 2017
Tesla (TSLA) & Model 3 Production Status @TeslaMotors
 

If you are one of the several hundred thousand people who placed a reservation for a Tesla Model 3, you are probably wondering what the status is. Since putting down $1000 to reserve there has been little communication about the Model 3 from Tesla, we know a few bits, from either twitter or releases, but beyond that things are still unclear.

What we have heard is that by December 2017, production of the Model 3, should be at 20,000 vehicles per month, if that is right it could be 2019, before many see their Model 3.

Tax credits/rebates will be reduced after the first 200,000 Tesla vehicles are sold.

How does the US federal EV tax credit phase out work when Tesla hits 200,000 cars sold in the US and how does is affect the Model 3?

IRS IRC30D Tax credit phase out document:

http://tinyurl.com/gudw5qr

Federal Tax Credits for All-Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles
https://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/taxev…

To claim a credit you need to fill out IRS form 8636 here
http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f8936.pdf

Existing Tesla owners, Model S and Model X are first in line and have priority on orders. So most likely once all the existing Tesla owner orders are filled, there may not be any tax credits left.

Some existing Tesla owners are offering their orders to friends and family.

Tesla has a missed opportunity by not communicating better with half a million people who believe enough in Tesla and Elon Musk. We may get a better idea of what the future holds on Friday 8:45pm.  You can head over to tesla.com to watch as the first Tesla Model 3 are delivered to owners, live streaming. The July 28, 2017 event is significant as it confirms that Tesla is on target to deliver the Model 3, and those on the fence about cancelling will perhaps ride it out through 2017 and maybe 2018.

You can listen to a song someone wrote about waiting for his Tesla Model 3.  Everyone who is holding a reservation probably feels like number 400k in line, except for those existing owners.  If Tesla offers driving opportunities of the Model 3, it will surely help especially if it is impressive.

 

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Jul 27 2017
55th Annual Watermelon Festival, July 29th & 30th, 2017 Watermelon Festival @Watermelonfest
 

Watermelon Festival @Watermelonfest

Join us for summer fun at the 55th Annual Watermelon Festival, July 29th &3 0th, 2017.

Buy tickets online today so you don’t stand in line this weekend. Online ticket sales end at 9pm on 7/28.

55th ANNUAL CALIFORNIA
WATERMELON FESTIVAL

July 29th – 30th, 2017, 10am – 10pm
11480 Foothill Blvd., Lake View Terrace
Hansen Dam Soccer Complex
TICKETS
$ 12 For Adults
$ 7 For Kids Ages 3 to 12
$ 0 For Ages Under 3
TICKET INCLUDES
  • All-You-Can-Eat Watermelon!
  • Watermelon Carving, Cooking Demonstrations
  • Crazy Watermelon Games, Live Bands, BMX Stunt Shows
  • Kids: Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Children’s Theater, Magic Shows, Bubble Parties, Balloon Hats & Animals, Melon Racing/Eating Contests, Games, Crafts, Prizes, all Included!
A BEST VALUE IN SUMMER YUM & FUN!!
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Jul 26 2017
The Oxnard Salsa Festival July 29-30, 2017
 

THIS WEEKEND!

Don’t miss it!

Live Spicy! Eat Spicy!
Come to the 24th annual celebration of everything salsa – the food, the music, and the dance.

On the menu this weekend at Plaza Park from 11 am to 7 pm Saturday and Sunday

  • Salsa Bands & Salsa Dancing
  • Spicy Foods & Ice-Cold Drinks
  • Beer & Margarita Gardens
  • Salsa Tasting Tent
  • Festival Marketplace
  • Kids Zone with Tortilla Art
  • Community Dance Showcase – Saturday at 1 pm!
  • Dancing with our Community Stars – Sunday at 1 pm!
Directions to the Festival

PARKING

Parking is available in the Downtown Parking Garage at Fourth and “B” Streets, in the lot behind the Oxnard Public Library at Second and “A”Streets, at Heritage Square at Seventh and “A” Streets, and other public lots throughout the downtown core. On-street parking is also available throughout the downtown and in the nearby Henry T. Oxnard Historic District.

Don’t Miss the Friday Night Concert!
LAST CHANCE TO ORDER TICKETS

The festival kicks off with a special Friday Night Concert, July 28 at Plaza Park featuring Leslie Paula with special guest Yari More! Get your salsa groove going, order reserved seating today! ORDER A TABLE FOR SIX OR LAWN SEATING. You can also purchase at the gate the evening of the concert starting at 5:30 on Friday, July 28.
Reserve your Seats Now!
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