Monthly Archives: August 2017
Aug 31 2017
AbilityFirst 43rd Festival of Fall on Sunday, October 15, 2017 @AbilityFirstLA
 

 

  • AbilityFirst programs and services. This extravagant occasion will be held at the Laurabelle A Robinson House in Pasadena. It is a tradition of gourmet food and exquisite craft cocktail, wine and beer tastings while you relax and mingle with friends– all while supporting the AbilityFirst programs we provide throughout Southern California.
  • The AbilityFirst Festival of Fall will take place on Sunday, October 15th from 4 to 7 p.m.

 

The 43rd Annual AbilityFirst Festival of Fall has returned to the historic Laurabelle A. Robinson house. Situated on four acres, this majestic Green & Greene home was commissioned in 1905 by lawyer and financier Henry Robinson and his wife Laurabelle. The house looks west over the Arroyo Seco with incredible sunset views of the historic Colorado Street Bridge and San Gabriel Mountains.

Guests will enjoy the rare opportunity to roam the unique ground including two outdoor kitchens, the lotus pond, the orchard, cactus and herb gardens and the life size chess set. 
For more information please visit the Festival of Fall
If you are interested in learning how to get involved as a corporate sponsor, purchasing a table, or VIP and individual tickets, please click the link below!
 
We look forward to seeing you on Sunday October 15th!
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Aug 31 2017
Asian Mix Boba Fix Pasadena Now Open @AsianMixBobaFixPasadena @626food
 

Asian Mix Boba Fix is now open.

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1709 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena, California

@AsianMixBobaFixPasadena
Call (626) 765-9988

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Aug 31 2017
2018 Nissan Leaf Disappointing Reviews Same Old From Nissan
 

Nissan is prepared to launch the so called new designed 2018 Nissan LEAF, for many who have experienced the lies and trickery of Nissan this is adding salt to the wound.

For those burned by the misrepresentations by Nissan in range and poorly designed batteries, chances of those going out and buying a Nissan product are slim to none. Speaking from personal experience I would avoid Nissan products altogether after dealing with the company’s outsourced and pompous executive team.   I would buy a Chevy Bolt or Tesla Model 3 and spend more money on these two products before I would drop a dime on Nissan.   Nissan burn me once you are not going to burn me again! The problem with Nissan starts from the top!

 

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Aug 30 2017
19th Annual Wiggle Waggle Walk, Sunday, September 24, 2017
 

19th Annual Wiggle Waggle Walk, Sunday, September 24 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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Grab your walking shoes and a leash for the 19th Annual Wiggle Waggle Walk and Family Festival at Brookside Park at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on Sunday, September 24. Thousands of people are expected to take part in the walk around the Rose Bowl to raise funds for thousands of animals this year. Attendees do not need a dog to join the fun, just a desire to help animals. Participants can choose to walk a 1 or 3-mile loop around the Rose Bowl or enjoy vendor booths at Brookside Park. Emmy-winning journalist Lu Parker will emcee and actress Carolyn Hennesy will be on hand to get the party started.

Check-in opens at 8:00 a.m. at Brookside Park. The Walk begins at 9:00 a.m. and festivities, including vendor booths, K-9 demonstrations, food trucks, music and canine contests, will continue until noon.

Sign up before September 11 to take advantage of the $20 early bird registration fee, which includes a Wiggle Waggle Walk t-shirt, bib number and bandana for your dog. Register as an individual or join a team at wigglewagglewalk.org.

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Aug 30 2017
San Antonio Winery 100th Anniversary Celebration @SAWineryLA
 

Join Us As We Celebrate 100 Years in Los Angeles!

The harvest festival will be filled with wine, a beer garden, some of your favorite LA foods, live music performances, and a grape stomp!

Pre-sale: $55; Regular: $65 per person . Your tickets include food and drinks (restrictions apply)

We Invite You To Celebrate 100 Years in Los Angeles!

Saturday, October 14, 2017

San Antonio Winery

737 Lamar Street, Los Angeles, CA 90031

3:00 – 7:00 pm

Order between now and October 1st to receive a $5 Uber code for you and your guests!

This is a 21 & over event
. Tickets are transferable but non-refundable, 
rain or shine event. No large bags, backpacks, coolers or outside food & drinks allowed.

Space is limited. This event will sell out. Purchase today!

 

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Aug 29 2017
25% Off 2017 The Food Event Tickets @lamag #thefoodevent2017
 

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Sunday, October 15th; 2-5pm

Our 12th annual epicurean extravaganza featuring:
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The culinary festival is an escape from LA to Saddlerock Ranch set in the Santa Monica Mountains. The beautiful property boasts exotic animals, including zebras, camels, water buffalos, yak, emus, llamas, miniature horses, and Stanley the Giraffe.

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No children, infants, or pets will be allowed on property

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Aug 29 2017
Los Angeles’ Premiere Solar & Zero Waste Festival Sept 9th, Ra Ra Riot to Headline @SunstockSolFest #TheFutureIsBright!
 

Los Angeles’ Premiere Solar & Zero Waste Festival Sept 9th, Ra Ra Riot to Headline

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Sunstock Solar Festival Announces First Wave Of Programming

The Solar-Powered Music Festival Announces First Wave of Performers, Solar Beneficiary A Safe Place For Youth, Non Profit Partners, and “The Future is Bright” Lounge

Los Angeles—August 3rd, 2017— Sunstock Solar Festival is proud to announce its first wave of music programming. On the Gold Stage we will see headliners Ra Ra Riot, along with Robert DeLong, Run River North, and Wild Club. The Green Stage, focused on local bands, will feature Trapdoor Social, Freedom Fry, Bloodboy, and The Fuzzy Crystals. Additional acts will be announced in the coming weeks.

 

For the first time, a VIP package will be available. For $50, attendees will receive separate entry, Sunstock Tote and Swag, and Access to the “Future is Bright” Lounge featuring a Sustainable Mixology Bar by Award-Winning mixologist, Robin Chopra, Free Food and Drink Tastings, Shaded Seating by Hang High and more!

 

Also announced today, the festival in partnership with GRID Alternatives will be raising funds to provide a rooftop solar installation for A Safe Place for Youth, a shelter for homeless teens on the west side.

In addition to GRID Alternatives, this year’s non-profit partners include the Sierra Club, SoCal 350 Climate Action, Climate Hawks Vote, South Bay Clean Power, Food & Water Watch, and Rootskeeper, with more to be announced soon. Media Partners include LA Weekly and Alt 98.7.

Sunstock Solar Festival impassions, educates and activates our local communities through music, art, food, discussions and more, all centered around building greener cities and better futures. The event will focus on clean energy, sustainability and social justice in a positive, engaging way, featuring solar-powered light installations, organic food trucks, immersive art, workshops, games, sustainable vendors, social action opportunities and the headlining feature – music powered by the sun. The all-ages show intends to engage festival-goers with the causes and calls-to-action that we need to protect our future.

Tickets are now on sale!

What: Sunstock Solar Festival

When: Saturday September 9th 2:00pm-11:00pm

Where: Magic Box LA

Price: a. 25$ adult pre-sale ($30 at the door)

b. 20$ student/senior/military pre-sale ($25 at the door)

c. 12$ ages 16 and under ticket ($17 at the door)

d. 50$ VIP Experience

Complete details, along with submissions to participate as a visual artist or vendor can be found at SunstockSolarFestival.com.

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Aug 28 2017
VALPAK | Amazing Discount Offers to Your Home #ValpakLA
 

Valpak Envelope, is a venture of one of the leading direct marketing companies, Valpak.

Valpak service offers discounts and savings through coupons, gift cards and promo codes for numerous restaurants and household services! However, the good news for Valpak and its consumers is that now Valpak Envelopes have extended their services!

With the steps of Valpak Envelopes to enter a new market they have also stretched their reach to not just offer discounts on restaurants and savings on household services but will also be offering amazing reductions on groceries or other, day to day mundane items. So, utilize the services of #ValpakLA and make the best out of your budget!

Check out your Valpak envelope for great savings!

Count yourself among thousands of people who are already benefiting from Valpak’s services and when the readers of this month open the Valpak Envelope, they will have an opportunity to find vouchers will get them a $10 off on Dr. Scholl’s custom fit Orthotic inserts at Walmart, 75 cents off on every two cans of Bush’s Variety Beans or Bush’s Chili Beans, a free gift card worth $20 with the purchase $49 Sam’s Club membership and a lot more!

So, be a part of the #ValpakLA’s services and make sure that you never fall off the track on your budget. Valpak understands what its customers need and provides them exactly that.

Head over to the Valpak’s Facebook page to have a look out on the more amazing contests they often put up as a part of their campaigns!

Look for these offers in your recent Valpak mailer this month:

  • $10 off Dr. Scholl’s Custom Fit Orthotic Inserts at Walmart

  • 75¢ off any two cans of Bush’s Variety Beans or Bush’s Chili Beans

  • Free $20 gift card with purchase of $49 Sam’s Club membership

More offers on Valpak’s website are available for quick viewing and printing. As an example look at the offers available in Pasadena, CA.

You can also signup for special discount coupons with an account.

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Aug 28 2017
Brewery Artwalk and Open Studios Oct 21-22, 2017 @breweryartwalk
 

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BREWERY ARTWALK AND OPEN STUDIOS
October 21st and 22nd* 11 am – 6 pm
2100 N Main St Los Angeles CA 90031

Check out our website for a preview of artists who will be opening their studios http://breweryartwalk.com/

Explore, Inspire, Experience, Innovate

Going on 36 years the world’s largest art community, located in Los Angeles, is once again opening its studios to the public. This is not your average Artwalk!

This October at the Brewery, The Brewery Artwalk Association is pleased to feature the largest contingent of pioneering artists in the Los Angeles area. While some of our talented resident artists are painters, photographers. printmakers and sculptors, other resident artists have been experimenting with Immersive 3D environments, LED light sculpture, high tech and high class furniture design, contemporary fashion and environmental design, new media and digital art. The artists of the Brewery stretch the meaning of art in different directions, but are often on the leading edge of the Los Angeles art scene.

Located northeast of downtown Los Angeles, off the 5 Freeway’s Main Street exit, sits 16 acres packed with creative energy, artistic dreams, and a little piece of historic LA.

The Brewery Arts Complex was an operating brewery from 1897 through 1979. Its second life as an arts complex began in 1982 with the passing of the Artist-In- Residence code, a Los Angeles housing code that gave artists the right to rent live/work space in industrially zoned buildings.

Housed in the industrial buildings of the complex is a uniquely vibrant and creative community. The artists (there are around 500) residing and working at The Brewery have opened their studio/homes to the public every year and most recently twice a year, for 33 years. The Brewery Artwalk is the largest original Artwalk in the world.

The Brewery Artwalk is FREE and open to the public! Whether you are an art collector, connoisseur, curator, want to buy unique fine art gifts, learn about the history of the community or discover how art, science and technology are linked; come enjoy an exciting free afternoon in the heart of LA’s art scene. There is free parking right across the street as well as a free shuttle from the Lincoln Heights/Cypress Park Gold Line metro station.

This Fall you can look forward to many new artists, food trucks, a beer garden hosted by our very own Barbara’s restaurant and a peaceful engaging environment. This is THE go-to art event of Los Angeles.

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Aug 28 2017
Clean Food Fest + Clean Made Market @cleanfoodfest
 

Clean Food Fest

October 21 – 22, 2017
California Market Center
110 East 9th Street, Los Angeles, California 90079

 

CLEAN MADE MARKET / $20

Saturday, October 21 + Sunday, October 22 / 11a – 6p

Looking to live a more sustainable, healthful life? Want to explore the latest clean made products and trends but don’t know where to find them? Look no further! Explore, learn and shop our 150+ Exhibitors, Panels and Demos.

* Don’t miss morning yoga with One Down Dog, the Paleo Magazine Lounge, Beauty Lounge, Meditation Hut and Wellness Practitioner Matchmaking

* Check our website at CleanMadeMarket.com and CleanFoodFest.com for a complete Demo, Panel and Workshop schedule plus a list of Exhibitors mid-September

* All MARKET tickets are good for admission and readmission on both Saturday and Sunday

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CLEAN MADE MARKET / VIP / $45

MARKET admission + VIP SWAG BAG + PERKS

Expedited entry and reserved speaker and panel seating

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CLEAN FOOD FEST / $75
Saturday, October 21

Choose from TWO SESSIONS:
SESSION 1 / 11a-1p + SESSION 2p-4p

Only 750 tickets per session – all tickets are VIP!

Have food allergies or sensitivities or someone in the family who does? Paleo? Vegan? Gluten free? We’ve got you covered at this first of its kind food event! No dogma, no labels, no rhetoric… just great food and a good time.

All tickets are all inclusive – #freefrom food, organic wine, cider, cocktails included + include admission to the Clean Made MARKET on both Saturday and Sunday.

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Aug 24 2017
RealtyShares Earn Great Returns on Real Estate Investment Projects
 

RealtyShares is an online opportunity which provides you with an online area to find investors to put money in projects by different companies and also, permits one to create a real estate investment. It unites many sponsors, investors and borrowers together.

Officially recognized investors can put in money in already recognized profit making real estate investment possibilities with as small of an amount as five thousand (5000) Dollars. To go through the whole process using the website only, all the legal requirements like signatures and transactions can be managed safely using the RealtyShares platform.

Investments Possibilities

RealtyShares provides with different types of investments possibilities such as retail, medical and hospital, residential, storage, office and industrial facilities. Other than real estate property, this company also provides with various vehicles investments.

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Do you want to know how does it really work? Investment possibilities are first reviewed to check if they are up to the required criteria to be put on the website. If so, the sponsoring authority’s credentials and background is checked on the basis of principle executives. Later the website checks the information made available by other sponsors and draw together the entire data on the website for investors to view the data easily.

The information uploaded on the website not only provides basics about that selected possibility but also legitimate paperwork that gives the potential investor full-length risks to review thoroughly before reaching any decision.

Every possibility has an aimed financing value; however, the last summed up amount may be a little up or down in comparison to this value based on the progress of raise and other financial measures of the particular sponsoring company. 100% of one’s investment will be given back if the RealtyShares is not successful in adding up to the expected amount or the agreement fails to complete.

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RealtyShares is a real estate investment marketplace that gives accredited investors access to private real estate investments vetted by industry professionals. You can diversify your portfolio by investing as little as $5,000 in real estate deals across the U.S.

If you follow the link above, sign up and complete your Investor Profile, then RealtyShares will send you a $100 Amazon gift card via email.

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Aug 23 2017
LA Food Fest Event Sat Sept 9, 2017 at Westfield Santa Anita @lastreetfood @626food @WestfieldSA
 

The New Restaurants At Westfield Santa Anita Are Redefining Mall Food…

And there’s no need to take our word for it, just see what
LA Weekly, Eater and Thrillist have to say!

SANTA ANITA BITES + BEVS
presented in partnership with the LA Food Fest 

An all new tasting event experience that allows you to explore participating restaurants at your own pace to enjoy featured small plates of signature dishes and beverages including wine, cocktails and beer, from the mall’s newest restaurants and stalls,
plus live music and private seating on The Promenade

– THIS IS AN EXCLUSIVE + ALL INCLUSIVE EXPERIENCE –

– ONLY 300 TICKETS AVAILABLE!–

GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!
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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.

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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. Sitewired denver website design is most effective agency in usa. 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.

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Moreover, Pharmedoc has a whole range of fitness accessories that one would usually need to keep themselves fit. Ranging from massage accessories to workout 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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