Monthly Archives: September 2012
Sep 30 2012
Inhofe Condition Global Warming Climate Change

An “inhofe condition” occurs when an area reaches a new record high. It was named after the Republican Senator from Oklahoma that declared global warming to be an hoax. Let’s remember the names and the parties as we break the records.

Sep 29 2012
Muir Ranch Tour
The Co-op invites you to join us on a tour of John Muir High School’s “Muir Ranch,” a three-acre farm that is both a Consumer Supported Agriculture (CSA) program and a school-sponsored project that gets kids involved in growing food and running a business.

A CSA is a way for consumers to buy local, seasonal produce directly from farmers. You sign up for a full or half box of fruits and vegetables, and pick it up at a designated location once a week. It’s a great option for people who love the farmer’s mark

et but can’t get there every week, and it’s an excellent value. Because a CSA enables farmers to save on overhead costs, produce is generally less expensive than what you find at the farmers market.

Muir Ranch’s weekly boxes, or shares, contain produce and flowers grown by the kids, supplemented with fruits and vegetables from other local farmers.

Come hear about this incredible new local food experiment in Pasadena, tour the largest school garden in the San Gabriel Valley, and learn about the co-op’s new partnership with Muir Ranch!

Date: Saturday, September 29th
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: 1905 Lincoln Ave, Pasadena, CA 91103. Please park in the student parking lot off Canada Street. Turn onto Canada Street off Lincoln Avenue, and follow it around the school to the lot entrance on the right.

Sep 28 2012
Apple Apology for Maps App Shortcomings

Here’s the letter from Tim Cook posted on the Apple website:

To our customers,

At Apple, we strive to make world-class products that deliver the best experience possible to our customers. With the launch of our new Maps last week, we fell short on this commitment. We are extremely sorry for the frustration this has caused our customers and we are doing everything we can to make Maps better.

We launched Maps initially with the first version of iOS. As time progressed, we wanted to provide our customers with even better Maps including features such as turn-by-turn directions, voice integration, Flyover and vector-based maps. In order to do this, we had to create a new version of Maps from the ground up.

There are already more than 100 million iOS devices using the new Apple Maps, with more and more joining us every day. In just over a week, iOS users with the new Maps have already searched for nearly half a billion locations. The more our customers use our Maps the better it will get and we greatly appreciate all of the feedback we have received from you.

While we’re improving Maps, you can try alternatives by downloading map apps from the App Store like Bing, MapQuest and Waze, or use Google or Nokia maps by going to their websites and creating an icon on your home screen to their web app.

Everything we do at Apple is aimed at making our products the best in the world. We know that you expect that from us, and we will keep working non-stop until Maps lives up to the same incredibly high standard.

Tim Cook
Apple’s CEO

Sep 28 2012
FREE Pancake Breakfast at Farnsworth Park Altadena 9/29/12

FREE Pancake Breakfast at Farnsworth Park Altadena 9/29/12

Please pass this on to everyone you know.  I am feeding the entire city (cities) a FREE pancake breakfast.  All non-perishable food items and donations collected that day will go directly to UNION STATION HOMELESS SERVICES in Pasadena.  Invite all your friends and if you are on facebook, click the link on, like it and pass it on.

“The Fork Foundation” CEO
[email protected] 

Sep 27 2012
Pollution Eating Clothes

Laundry detergent that creates pollution-eating clothing

‘CatClo’ (short for Catalytic Clothing).
removes nitrogen oxides from the air

(Fe) Catalytic Clothing from Protein® TV on Vimeo.


When science meets fashion exciting things happen. Unlikely collaborators designer Helen Storey MBE and scientist Tony Ryan OBE have teamed up for Catalytic Clothing – a radical project that endeavours to clean the air we breathe through the clothes we wear. The project is as awesome as it is necessary. In March, the City of London was issued with an ultimatum by the EU Air Quality Directive: cut emissions or face a fine of up to £300 million. An estimated 3,000 deaths per year are caused by dangerously high levels of PM10 (harmful particles likely to be inhaled by humans), it’s pretty clear something needs to be done.

More here:

Sep 27 2012
Announcing: PulverConnect From Jeff Keni Pulver
Announcing: PulverConnect

Today I am announcing a new conference event I am calling PulverConnect™, an event which explores the state of Social Communications.

Trillions (well at least billions) of IP based messages have been created (in the form of voice, video, text through services such as Facebook, Twitter, G+mail, LinkedIn, and many more) over the past 15 years, and I believe we are only at the beginning of a revolution in the future of communications.

Presence is has become the trigger point for communication.

I grew up in an era where the dial-tone on my home phone meant something to me. Today, presence is is the new dial-tone and more and more communication sessions happen because of presence. The evolution of presence has huge implications for a number of industries, including: advertising, media and telecom.

In 1995 I coined the term “VON” to represent “Voice on the Net” which in 1996 lead to the founding of the VON Coalition and in 1997 the VON Conference, which ran until 2008. At it’s core, VON was about the overlap between the computing and communications industries. VON helped with the commercialization of VoIP and helped it’s worldwide adoption in the world of telecommunications.

PulverConnect will bring together people interested in the future of communications and how the future will be affected by the continued evolution of the Social Media and Telecom Industries.

Let’s talk. I hope you’ll join us as a delegate, speaker, exhibitor or sponsor.

Meet me February 26-27 at the Presidio in San Francisco to continue the conversation.

Hugs, Jeff

Sep 27 2012
Yahoo! and Launch Contextual Ads for Web Publishers
 New Offering Allows Quality Web Publishers to Generate Incremental Advertising Revenue
SUNNYVALE, Calif. & AUSTIN, Texas — Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO) and today announced a long-term agreement to launch Yahoo! Bing Network Contextual Ads, powered by The program aims to provide web publishers with a powerful and effective new solution for earning advertising revenue. Publishers can now use the platform to create and customize ad units that display relevant text ads from across the Yahoo! Bing Network.
“Since its inception, has invested tremendous resources — people, capital and time — to build what Yahoo! identifies to be a terrific monetization solution for web publishers,” said Al Echamendi, Vice President, Business Development, Yahoo!. “During our evaluation process, we recognized as a technology and innovation leader, with a strong management team that has a significant business track record and industry experience.”
“Yahoo! holds a key leadership position in online advertising,” said Divyank Turakhia, Founder & CEO at “Teaming up with Yahoo! allows us to offer web publishers with a solution that generates additional revenue for them and provides customization, control and flexibility that they would like.” will exclusively manage technology, business operations and relationships with respect to publishers worldwide for the program. Yahoo! will manage technology, business operations and relationships with respect to advertisers and drive advertiser sales worldwide for the program. Yahoo! will also manage all aspects of network operations to adhere to existing quality traffic standards.
The program is designed to work for websites that have premium content, where placing contextually relevant ads could result in high user engagement rates. The program is currently limited only to websites that primarily receive the majority of their traffic from the United States, Canada or United Kingdom.
Key Features of the program for publishers include:
  • Easy-to-use: Ads can be added to a publisher’s website in minutes using the powered self-serve platform. Publishers can select an ad size and copy-paste the HTML provided on their web pages to start displaying targeted sponsored links and ad topics.
  • Premium advertiser pool: Access to the Yahoo! Bing Network consisting of millions of ads and ad topics.
  • Robust targeting: Proprietary technology scans all the content on web pages and delivers highly relevant ads.
  • Customization: Publishers can use the platform to pick from multiple ad sizes, skin the ads to match their look-and-feel requirements, and even request highly customized ad units.
  • Control: Publishers can influence the ad targeting on a web page by providing hints (keywords). Also, unwanted advertisers and ad topics can be easily blocked.
  • Dynamic optimization: Ad units consist of sponsored links, ad topics or a combination of both, as determined on an impression-by-impression basis to maximize ad yield.
  • Placement flexibility: Publishers can run ad units in tandem with or in place of their current ads.
  • Mobile ads: Publishers can choose to display mobile optimized ad units on their web pages to users browsing the site from any iOS (iPhone, iPad and iTouch), Android and Blackberry phone or tablet.
  • Real support: Full-time ad specialists from provide support to publishers. Publishers can interact with a real person to help with performance improvements, optimization and customizations.
To learn more about the program, visit
Advertisers can access this publisher inventory by signing up with the Yahoo! Bing Network. Existing Yahoo! Bing Network search advertisers that have selected to distribute their ads via syndicated search partners or that have opted-in to advertise on the content network will automatically and instantly access this high-quality publisher inventory.
Implementation of the deal has already begun with Contextual Ads appearing on several Yahoo! properties.
Sep 27 2012
New MySpace Website Launch

There’s a new MySpace website launching soon.
You can signup for the new site at:
It is a complete overhaul, built from the ground up. It looks like the best of pinterest and facebook. It could have a second life if users come back. It has been months since I last visited MySpace, but that doesn’t mean there are not lots of users that still use it.
With a star celebrity like Justin Timberlake, who is also an investor, can bring life back to MySpace and get other celebrities to use it, which is key, to have tastemakers involved in the new improved site.

We will let you know if we get early access.

Here’s a video preview of what to expect on the New MySpace

Sep 26 2012
Old Pasadena Cultural Dance & Food Festival


 For Immediate Release:

Pasadena, Calif., (September, 2012) – Old Pasadena hosts Southern California’s largest free dance festival, the Old Pasadena Cultural Dance & Food Festival, Sunday, October 14, from 1pm to 6pm at De Lacey Ave. and the Lineage Performing Arts Center.  The free, family-friendly celebration of culture, music and movement will feature over a dozen award-winning dance companies performing vibrant dances from around the world.

The all-day, explosive festival will feature dance from Spain, India, China, Mexico, Africa, Argentina, Tahiti, Russia, New Zealand, and many more.  The celebration begins with a special performance from Mojacar Flamenco showcasing their traditional flamenco dance accompanied by vibrant Spanish guitar performed live.   Other exciting performances include Indian classical and folk dances from acclaimed choreographer Ramya Harishankar, traditional Chinese dance performed by the local Shining Star Dance Academy, Mexican Folklorico complete with a twenty five piece band from the award-winning Regional Organization of Oaxaca, and Hawaiian, Tahitian, and New Zealand dance performed by the acclaimed Le Polynesia.  Audience favorite, Ensemble Barynya is returning again this year, performing their acrobatic Russian, Ukranian and Gypsy dances.  The Old Pasadena Cultural Dance & Food Festival culminates with a very special performance from the musical collective Salt Petal, whose unique blend of Argentinian folk, Brazilian tropical, cumbia and indie pop has been attracting fans globally.

The Old Pasadena Cultural Dance Festival is one of the few dance festivals in the world where the audience is encouraged to participate. Following each performance at the main stage on De Lacey, the dancers will teach movements from that culture, so audience members can get moving too!

Attendees are encouraged to visit the Lineage Performing Arts Center for free dance classes and mini performances throughout the day.  All-ages and levels are welcome to take part in learning Bollywood, African groove, Salsa, tap and hip hop dances in this amazing indoor performing arts space.

The festival will feature an eclectic mix of Old Pasadena restaurants serving unique cuisine from around the world including Tibetan, Japanese, Ukrainian and Indian, among others.  Each ethnic eatery will offer small plates for sale so event attendees can sample a myriad of cuisines.


Complete Schedule at De Lacey Main Stage, 35 N. De Lacey Ave., 1:00pm-6:00pm

1:00pm Mojacar Flamenco

Mojacar Flamenco is a unique voice in flamenco, blending traditional forms with contemporary dance, jazz and Latin rhythms. Based in Southern California, the group consists of a collaborative partnership of Katerina Tomas and Stephen Dick. Both artists have studied in Spain with some of flamenco’s leading artists, and have received recognition for their work.

1:40pm Le Polynesia

For over 50 years, Le Polynesia has been an important and integral part of the Polynesian community in Southern California, and began in 1961 under the direction of Junius and Ilima Montgomery.  Known for outstanding music, drumming, and dance, Le Polynesia has graced some of the biggest stages with some of the most esteemed names in Polynesian entertainment.  Le Polynesia has made a name for itself in the Polynesian dance competition circuit, winning numerous 1st places, and overall awards at some of the most prestigious dance competitions.

2:20pm Shining Star Dance Academy

Shining Star Dance Academy exists under an umbrella of the El Monte Education, a nonprofit organization since 1993. El Monte Education Center provides after school programs including Chinese language and culture classes on Saturdays.  Cultural awareness is taught through educational activities. The Shining Star Dance Academy offers a variety of performance arts classes such as, Chinese Classical and Folk dance.

3:00pm Ensemble Barynya   

The Russian music, dance, and song ensemble Barynya, established in 1991 in New York City, is a world renowned group that is regarded as the premier Russian folk ensemble outside of Russia. Barynya presents Russian, Cossack, Ukrainian, Jewish and Russian-Gypsy traditional dancing.

3:40pm Regional Organization of Oaxaca featuring Folkloric group Princesa Donaji and the Banda Alma del Valle

The Regional Organization of Oaxaca was founded in 1988 by Oaxacan immigrants living in Los Angeles.  The main purpose of the organization is to preserve and promote indigenous Oaxacan culture.  The Regional Organization of Oaxaca’s presentation for the Old Pasadena Cultural Dance Festival will feature the twenty- plus folkloric dance group Princesa Donaji and the twenty-five person brass band Alma del Valle.

4:20pm Ramya Harishankar’s Arpana Dance Co. 

Ramya Harishankar has been perfecting the classical Indian dance Bharata Natyam for more than two decades.  She has studied under the best gurus in the world and has received numerous awards including “Outstanding Artist of the Year” by Arts OC.  Her dance group has been invited to perform for of the Maharani and the Royal Family.

5:00pm Salt Petal

Salt Petal’s unique blend of Argentinian folk, Brazilian Tropicalia, cumbia and up tempo indie pop captivates audiences globally.  The band’s sound is one of the freshest to come out of Los Angeles in years, showcasing deep South American rhythms and vibrant indie pop harmonies and textures.  The band has established a name for themselves playing key city festivals such as SXSW, The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, and Make Music Pasadena.

Class and Performance Schedule at Lineage Performing Arts Center, 89 South Fair Oaks Ave. 1:00pm-6:00pm

1:00pm Tap with Melinda Sullivan

Melinda Sullivan is an actress, musician, and award-winning dancer.  She recently appeared as one of the top finalists on Fox’s “So You Think You Can Dance”.  Melinda held a recurring role as the mysterious Zoe Finn on CBS’s “As the World Turns” and toured as an original cast member of the onstage of the Disney’s High School Musical and High School Musical Two.  Melinda is a recipient of the coveted Los Angeles Music Center “Spotlight Award” in the non-classical dance category for her solo tap dance performances at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.

2:00pm African Groove with Leanne Nettles

Enjoy a beginning class of African Groove with acclaimed dancer Leanne Nettles.  Burn calories while dancing to traditional African dance mixed with cutting edge modern.

3:00pm Bollywood with Sangita Shresthova

Join award-winning dancer and media artist Sangita Shresthova as she takes you on an exciting, accessible journey through the world of Bollywood dance.

4:00pm Mini Performance TBA

4:15pm Hip Hop with Angie Vaughn

Explore intense rhythm through upbeat movement to enhance fitness, coordination, and timing with acclaimed dancer Angie Vaughn.

5:00pm Salsa

Learn the styles of Salsa, and dance to upbeat Latin music at this fun introductory class.

General Public: All performances are free and open to the public. For more information, visit

Media: Please contact Kershona Mayo at 626.356.9725 or [email protected] for further information, interviews and photographs.

The Old Pasadena Cultural Dance Festival is the grand finale to Pasadena ArtWeekend, a three-day event that also includes ArtNight, ArtWalk, Art of Food, and ArtRhythm.  Pasadena ArtWeekend is a joint venture with the City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Division and Arts & Culture Commission, Pasadena Convention Center & Visitors Bureau, Playhouse District Association, Old Pasadena Management District, South Lake Business Association, Paseo Colorado and Pasadena CultureNet. For detailed event listings,  visit

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Sep 26 2012
Epson Dot Matrix FX-890 Printer

C11C524001 - Epson Fx-890 Dot Matrix Printer - 9-Pin - 680 Cps Mono - 240 X 144 Dpi - Parallel, Usb

FX-890 9-pin Narrow Carriage Impact Printer

FX 890 – printer – B/W – dot-matrix

FX-890 dot matrix printer offers ultra-fast 9-pin printing with an MTBF rating of 20,000 power-on hours (POH) and speeds of up to 680 characters per second. Draft speed is 419 characters per second. Near letter-quality speed is 104 characters per second. Engineered for seamless integration into virtually any system, it provides standard Parallel, USB, and additional connectivity options.

Sep 26 2012
Crowdfunding, Small IPO’s and Private Offerings over the Internet: The New JOBS Act @caltech @CaltechEntForum
Crowdfunding, Small IPO’s and Private Offerings over the Internet: The New JOBS Act

Click Here to Register

Sunday, Oct 13, 2012
at the California Institute of Technology,
Pasadena, California
Registration and Continental Breakfast:
8:00 a.m. Baxter Lecture Hall
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Baxter Lecture Hall
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Baxter Lecture Hall


$40 on-line registration fee; $50 at-the-door; $10 for students with full-time student ID and free for Caltech students (must show ID at door).
For more networking:
Bring your business card to be included in a voluntary list of attendee contact information, which will be distributed only to you and others who bring their card.



Event Preview

The recent JOBS Act Law gives entrepreneurs access to capital in new, streamlined ways. The new rules are the biggest change in the Stock Market in decades with IPO’s now possible for much smaller amounts.

Startups can also raise small amounts from Crowdfunding/Crowdsourcing from a large numbers of investors or benefactors.

This event will examine how entrepreneurs can capitalize on this new funding landscape with presentations and a panel discussion from Wall Street Bankers, Government Officials, Attorneys and Entrepreneurs.

Program Overview:

Russ Frandsen- Attorney at Law, The Business Legal Group


Chance Barnett – CEO,

Scott Livingston – Chairman and CEO, Livingston Securities LLC

Peter Uhlmann & Managing ExecutiveDivision of Corporation Finance, US Securities and Exchange Commission –

David Weild – Director of Capital Markets, Grant Thornton LLP


Russell Frandsen- Attorney at Law, The Business Legal Group


Russell Frandsen- Attorney at Law, The Business Legal Group

Lynn Foster, CEO, BPT Pharmaceuticals


Baxter Lecture Hall
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA

Directions/Maps: Directions to the Forum

Click Here to Register
















Founding Sponsors

Caltech Industrial Relations Center
Caltech Alumni Association

Operating Sponsor

Caltech Office of Technology Transfer
Sep 26 2012
“HGH Drugs Used by 80% of Baseball Players” Eric Gagne Book

HGH Used by 80% of LA Dodger Players used performance drugs when Eric Gagne was on the Dodgers, true or not, well as we know HGH is not tested, apparently many say it works, makes you bigger and able to recover from injuries.

Human Growth Hormone – performance-enhancing drugs – Eric admits to use the drug but also writes about how the rest of the team, or a large number of players also used the PED(performance enhancing drugs).

Read more here

Sep 25 2012
Tesla Superchargers California October 2012

Video streaming by Ustream

100 Kilowatt Chargers
Tesla Superchargers California October 2012
20-30 minutes you can get a charge
There are 6 of the SuperChargers already in place

Elon Musk

Presentation will take place at Tesla’s design studio in Hawthorne, California

Within 2 years the entire US will be covered. Long term, 4-5 year, cover entire United States, Asia and Europe, you can travel the world!

Solar powered systems, with Solar City, to generate more power than the cars use, putting power back into the grid.

Model S, very inexpensively execute, offering this SuperCharger service for FREE!

Travel for FREE on pure SUNLIGHT! What an amazing development. Not going to get this with gas powered.


Sep 25 2012
Launch a Pinterest Store in Minutes with ShopInterest!

Launch a Pinterest Store in Minutes with ShopInterest!

Sep 25 2012
Cash For Bicycle

Cash For Bicycle

We want your old bicycle

– don’t trust just anyone to come to your home
– don’t lift a finger! Bicycles will be picked up
– make some space and make some cash
– safe and secure transaction guaranteed

Cash for any bike and condition

(626) 290-4664

[email protected]

Sep 25 2012
An Evening with Kazi Pitelka “The L.A. Kitchen Garden – Common Questions and Misconceptions”
 An Evening w/ Kazi Pitelka – The L.A Garden

An Evening with Kazi Pitelka
“The L.A. Kitchen Garden – Common Questions and Misconceptions”

Saturday, October 13, 7:00-9:00pm
Cost $20.00, includes reception and live music 

Artstring Boutique
1644 N. Cherokee Avenue
Hollywood, CA 90028

Seating is limited. Contact 310 349-7044 for ticket information.

There are three options for parking nearby: Metered and
non-metered street parking, Hollywood & Highland structure
Lot parking across the street – 2 hrs or less, $4 with validation

An Evening w/ Kazi Pitelka –  The L.A. Kitchen Garden: Common Questions and Misconceptions
Kazi Pitelka once described herself as joyfully obsessed with growing food in the back yard. That joy has now moved firmly into both her front yard and other people’s yards.  Her gardening, cooking, and preserving have been featured in the Los Angeles Times and Pasadena Star News, and on Evan Kleiman’s “Good Food” on KCRW. She gives lectures, leads garden tours and teaches adults and children, including annual visits for Pasadena Waldorf School’s third grade farming curriculum. Kazi has been growing fruit and vegetables in southern California for over 30 years; her last orchard produced 120 different kinds of fruit. Her search for successful varieties and methods for southern California is energized by the satisfaction of watching food grow; the pleasure of combining colors, textures, and flavors in the kitchen; and the enjoyment of amazing tastes from food that is vibrantly fresh from the garden.
In this presentation  “Common Questions and Misconceptions” Kazi will focus on 3 garden topics that surface most frequently in conversations about growing food: Care of the Soil,  Hybrid and Heirloom, and Fruit Trees.
Sep 24 2012
Can Workforce Keep Up with Demand in Health Care?

Can Workforce Keep Up with Demand in Health Care?
A live, public discussion on clinic and hospital needs and opportunities
Monday, Sep 24th, from 7-8:30P

KPCC’s Stephanie O’Neill speaks with health care professionals to find out about workforce gaps today
and where there’ll be greatest need and opportunity in the run-up to 2014’s Affordable Care Act implementation.

Brian Prestwich, MD: Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC;
Project Director, Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) Transformation Collaborative

Angel Rosario: Clinic Testing Supervisor, HIV Department at AltaMed;
former AmeriCorps/Community HealthCorps member; future medical school student

Dimitrios Alexiou: Regional Vice-President, Inland Area, Hospital Association of Southern California;
Adjunct Faculty at CSU Northridge (Health Administration Master’s program)

Admission is FREE, but RSVPs are required.

For details, visit

Sep 23 2012
Los Angeles, CA – National Plug In Day

Los Angeles, CA – National Plug In Day


Sun, Sep 23, 2012
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Los Angeles, CA – National Plug In Day


Plug In Day 2011 - Los Angeles

Our goal with the Los Angeles Plug In Day is to give as many test drives as possible. We believe that once someone experiences the superior driving characteristics of a plug-in car, they will be more likely to acquire one themselves.

We will have vehicles representing the full line up of plug-in vehicles available for purchase. From Nissan LEAFs to Tesla Roadsters, from Chevy Volts to the Toyota Prius and everything in between.

If you have ever wondered what it’s like to drive on electricity instead of oil, this is your chance.


LEAF-driver California Representative Janice Hahn will deliver a proclamation to Plug In America, and, one or more of the following pure-electric or plug-in hybrid electric vehicles are confirmed for test-drives and rides: Nissan LEAF, Tesla Roadster, Chevy Volt, Coda, Mitsubishi iMiEV, Zero and Vectrix Motorcycles, BMW ActiveE, Plug-In Prius, Toyota RAV4 EV, Volkswagen e-Gulf, Fisker Karma, Ford Ranger EV. A Tesla Model S will be on display.

A limited number of Automobile Driving Museum cars will also be available for rides. A 1914-1916 Milburn electric car, 1947 Chrysler Windsor and 1957 427 Chevrolet Project X will be among museum vehicles on display.


Event Location

610 Lairport St.
El Segundo, CA 90245    
Sep 23 2012
Native Nights Workshop with Lili Singer

Pasadena Water and Power invites you to:

�NATIVE NIGHTS: The Pleasures of Going Native�
with Lili Singer

October 9, 2012
7 pm – 9 pm


Planning a garden, large or small, from scratch or around existing plants? Discover the joys and benefits of gardening with California native plants: water conservation and low maintenance, plus year-round color, fragrance, butterflies and birdsong. An assortment of native plants will be displayed. Useful handouts, a resource list and California poppy seeds will be provided.  

Lili Singer wears many garden hats. She is a horticulturist, educator, garden consultant and garden writer. She heads the “Thursday Garden Talks” at the LA County Arboretum & Botanic Garden in Arcadia and is also the Special Projects Coordinator for the Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers and Native Plants in Sun Valley, CA.

Hear a radio interview with Lili on KPCC (Aug. 25, 2010)

In past lives, Lili worked in nurseries, including her parents� business, which specialized in rare succulents. She published and edited two award-winning periodicals, The Southern California Gardener and The Gardener�s Companion. And for more than a decade, she hosted �The Garden Show,� a live call-in radio program on KCRW-FM.

Lili was named 1997 Horticulturist of the Year by the Southern California Horticultural Society. She also received the 1994 Mildred E. Mathias Life Achievement Award from the Friends of the Virginia Robinson Gardens in Beverly Hills. 

Sep 23 2012
BJ’s Restaurant Brewhouse Party for Two Only $19.95 Special Dinner Offer


BJ’s Restaurant Brewhouse Party for Two Only $19.95 Special Dinner Offer


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