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  • The finest food in Los Angeles for even the thinnest wallets

    The finest food in Los Angeles for even the thinnest wallets

    Is it possible to spend more than $400 per person at some of the restaurants on this year's list of the best 101? Of course. Cuisine costs. But great cooking takes many different forms in Los Angeles, and some of the most exquisite flavors belong to us all. Attari Sandwich Shop Attari is a slice...

  • Six restaurants in Pasadena to try right now

    Six restaurants in Pasadena to try right now

    Pasadena may best be known as that little town with the Rose Parade and the big college bowl game. And isn't it where the little old lady in that Jan and Dean song is from? However, as far as dining is concerned, it's always been on the conservative side. But with a recent influx of eclectic chefs...

  • Don't swelter: Here are a dozen L.A. ice cream shops to help you cool off

    Don't swelter: Here are a dozen L.A. ice cream shops to help you cool off

    It’s summer, if you haven’t noticed, and though ice cream is a year-round treat, it’s especially sweet when the sun shines without mercy. Frozen yogurt and shaved ice are nice, but you and I both know true happiness comes with more butterfat than that. Los Angeles is full of top-notch ice cream,...

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  • Barden's Soul Glow camp has silky smooth first run

    Barden's Soul Glow camp has silky smooth first run

    Football: Former Flintridge Prep standout has around 80 participants at inaugural event.

  • On Father's Day, shop for more than a home at Altadena condos

    On Father's Day, shop for more than a home at Altadena condos

    Exotic cars, classical musicians playing instruments in black mini-dresses and food from the hottest restaurants — these are among the trappings of broker- and real estate agent-only events in the Los Angeles area when a luxury home comes on the market. In this occasional feature, we'll highlight...

  • Pilar propels Flintridge Prep baseball into second round

    Pilar propels Flintridge Prep baseball into second round

    Baseball: Rebels catcher connects on one-out single in bottom of seventh to secure 4-3 postseason victory in first round.

  • Stephen Rannazzisi buys Altadena house with character

    Stephen Rannazzisi buys Altadena house with character

    Actor and comic Stephen Rannazzisi and his wife, Tracy, have landed in Altadena. They purchased a 1920s Mediterranean-style home for $1.775 million. Inside the arched front door is a foyer that opens to a living/dining area with high ceilings and a distressed wood floor. The kitchen/family room...

  • Indian food comes to northern Pasadena with Mint Leaf

    Indian food comes to northern Pasadena with Mint Leaf

    Washington Boulevard in Pasadena is slowly becoming the progressive dinner party thoroughfare of the San Gabriel foothills. First there was Carmela Ice Cream at 2495 E. Washington, serving up handmade scoops (strawberry buttermilk! Intelligentsia espresso!). Then Lavender & Honey popped up at 1383...

  • Two killed, two hurt in Altadena house fire

    Two killed, two hurt in Altadena house fire

    A house fire Saturday night in Altadena left two people dead and two others injured, authorities said. Firefighters responded to an emergency call in the 2400 block of North Holliston Avenue about 10:20 p.m. Saturday, said Art Marruja, dispatch supervisor for the Los Angeles County Fire Department....

  • Anchor to emcee Frostig Center event
    Anchor to emcee Frostig Center event

    The Frostig Center is planning a special fundraising event that gets underway at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21 at the Altadena Town & Country Club, 2290 Country Club Drive, Altadena. Dinner, dancing, entertainment and auction items will be featured.

    Proceeds from the event, “Celebrating the Students...

  • Historic preservation for unincorporated L.A. County sites gets initial OK
    Historic preservation for unincorporated L.A. County sites gets initial OK

    For the first time, historic sites and buildings in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County will be eligible for legal protections under a measure that won initial approval Tuesday.

    The Board of Supervisors unanimously agreed to move ahead with preservation regulations that could be applied...

  • Crescenta Valley High boys' basketball done in by Muir bank shot

    Basketball: Falcons surrender shot late, drop Pacific League opener, 46-44.

  • Home of the Day: 1910 Craftsman in Altadena mixes old and new
    Home of the Day: 1910 Craftsman in Altadena mixes old and new

    A wide front porch with sweeping eaves marks the entrance of this 1910 Craftsman residence on a little more than half an acre in Altadena. Box-beam ceilings, period hardware and double-paned doors and windows are in keeping with the original style, while more progressive features include a modernized...

  • Home of the Day: 1910 Craftsman in Altadena mixes old and new
    Home of the Day: 1910 Craftsman in Altadena mixes old and new

    The classic Craftsman mixes old and new ideas on about half an acre in Altadena.

  • St. Francis High basketball sputters down stretch against Renaissance Academy

    Basketball: Golden Knights score just four fourth-quarter points in 50-44 defeat in La Cañada High Tournament.

  • Sports Roundup: Crescenta Valley High girls' water polo holds off Temple City

    GIRLS’ WATER POLOCrescenta Valley 15, Temple City 13: The visiting Falcons (9-2) got five goals and three assists from Ani Aghakhanian on Thursday to earn a nonleague victory. The Falcons also received five goals and three steals from Esma Dollaku and two goals and five steals from Kaitlyn Moguel.BOYS’...

  • Home of the Day: Top-flight post-and-beam with a pool in Altadena
    Home of the Day: Top-flight post-and-beam with a pool in Altadena

    A long drive leads to this preserved post-and-beam, sitting on nearly an acre that borders the Angeles National Forest on the outskirts of Altadena. Designed by architect William L. Duquette, the 1950s residence is defined by its floor-to-ceiling glass, beamed ceilings and free-flowing spaces,...

  • Home of the Day: Top-flight post-and-beam with a pool in Altadena
    Home of the Day: Top-flight post-and-beam with a pool in Altadena

    The midcentury residence by William L. Duquette features classic design elements such as floor-to-ceiling glass and handsome beamed ceilings.

  • Man fatally shot outside Altadena restaurant
    Man fatally shot outside Altadena restaurant

    A man was fatally shot late Thursday afternoon outside a restaurant in Altadena, deputies said.

    The shooting occurred about 5:45 p.m. outside Fair Oaks Burgers, 2560 Fair Oaks Ave., said Lt. Robert Lewis of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Altadena Station.

    Witnesses told deputies...

  • Altadena resident Madison Triplett named 97th Rose Queen
    Altadena resident Madison Triplett named 97th Rose Queen

    The Tournament of Roses Association named Altadena resident Madison Elaine Triplett as the 97th Rose Queen in a ceremony Tuesday evening at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium Plaza.Triplett, 17, a student at John Marshall Fundamental High School, was presented with a Mikimoto crown featuring more than...

  • Suspect arrested after three stabbed in Altadena, one critically

    Three people were stabbed and a suspect was arrested Thursday night in an Altadena neighborhood.

    One of the victims was hospitalized in critical condition. The other two suffered minor wounds, said Ed Pickett of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

    He said he did not have information on the...

  • Home of the Day: Midcentury rambler in Altadena
    Home of the Day: Midcentury rambler in Altadena

    The colorful midcentury rambler, built in 1959, sits among mature cedars on nearly a third or an acre in Altadena.

  • Home of the Day: Midcentury rambler in Altadena
    Home of the Day: Midcentury rambler in Altadena

    Bright tones, ornate details and walls of glass enliven the interiors of this updated Atomic Ranch-style residence in Altadena. The living room, with built-in bookshelves on either wall, centers on a classic midcentury fireplace, which also serves as an accent wall in the adjacent dining room....

  • The finest food in Los Angeles for even the thinnest wallets
    The finest food in Los Angeles for even the thinnest wallets

    Is it possible to spend more than $400 per person at some of the restaurants on this year's list of the best 101? Of course. Cuisine costs. But great cooking takes many different forms in Los Angeles, and some of the most exquisite flavors belong to us all.

    Attari Sandwich Shop

    Attari is a slice...

  • Six restaurants in Pasadena to try right now
    Six restaurants in Pasadena to try right now

    Pasadena may best be known as that little town with the Rose Parade and the big college bowl game. And isn't it where the little old lady in that Jan and Dean song is from? However, as far as dining is concerned, it's always been on the conservative side. But with a recent influx of eclectic chefs...

  • 5 wacky ice cream flavors to try now: Beet tarragon gelato, anyone?
    5 wacky ice cream flavors to try now: Beet tarragon gelato, anyone?

    In the mood for ice cream and want something more exciting than vanilla or strawberry or even salted caramel? Luckily there's no shortage of experimentation among Los Angeles' ice cream makers, who know that aficionados are just as hungry for, say, beet tarragon gelato as they are for peanut butter...

  • Don't swelter: Here are a dozen L.A. ice cream shops to help you cool off
    Don't swelter: Here are a dozen L.A. ice cream shops to help you cool off

    It’s summer, if you haven’t noticed, and though ice cream is a year-round treat, it’s especially sweet when the sun shines without mercy. Frozen yogurt and shaved ice are nice, but you and I both know true happiness comes with more butterfat than that.

    Los Angeles is full of top-notch ice cream,...

  • Meshach Taylor dies at 67; actor known for 'Designing Women' role
    Meshach Taylor dies at 67; actor known for 'Designing Women' role

    Actor Meshach Taylor, best known for his role as the ex-con deliveryman Anthony Bouvier in the hit 1980s sitcom "Designing Women," died Saturday at his home in Altadena. He was 67.

    The cause of his death was colorectal cancer, said his wife, Bianca Ferguson Taylor.

    Taylor had roles in several TV...

  • High school teacher accused of holding students in car at knife point
    High school teacher accused of holding students in car at knife point

    An Arcadia high school teacher remained in custody Monday after surrendering to authorities in connection with the kidnapping of three students at knife point, authorities said.

    John Edward Maust, 34, turned himself in at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, and was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping, false imprisonment...

  • Experts to offer tips on researching your home's history at seminar
    Experts to offer tips on researching your home's history at seminar

    Homeowners sometimes identify with the architectural history of their homes as strongly as they do their own ancestry. 

    How to know for sure if a house is a Craftsman, Arts and Crafts bungalow or Victorian?

    On Saturday, experts from the nonprofit historic preservation group Pasadena Heritage will...

  • Jonathan Gold's best restaurants: Bulgarini Gelato
    Jonathan Gold's best restaurants: Bulgarini Gelato

  • Crescenta Valley crime: Two separate, methamphetamine-related arrests

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    Throwing an object at a vehicle: 1400 block of Descanso Drive. A man took a left out of the Descanso Gardens parking lot and was driving westbound at around 11 a.m. when he noticed a 2009 Mazda sedan that had also pulled out of the lot following close behind him. Believing the car...

  • Alma's tasting menu, DIY tofu, Balaboosta pop-up
    Alma's tasting menu, DIY tofu, Balaboosta pop-up

    As of today, downtown's Alma restaurant (whose chef, Ari Taymor, recently received a Best New Chef nod from Food & Wine magazine) is offering a single nine-course tasting menu for $95 dollars, with optional beverage pairings for $55. "This is a decision to better utilize our farmer and forager,...

  • Reputed gang member arrested in screwdriver stabbing
    Reputed gang member arrested in screwdriver stabbing

    A reputed gang member has been arrested on suspicion of stabbing a man five times with a screwdriver outside an Altadena restaurant, law enforcement authorities said Monday.

    Juan Jose Cortez, 27, was being held Monday night at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Altadena Station on $300,000...

  • Where to get the best pizza in the city
    Where to get the best pizza in the city

  • Saying thanks to onetime DJ for a favor done long ago
    Saying thanks to onetime DJ for a favor done long ago

    In 1968, rhythm and blues DJ Tom Reed, known as the Master Blaster, visited a church youth club in Altadena. A token of the youths' appreciation took 45 years to deliver.

  • Missing mountain bikers hunkered down overnight before rescue
    Missing mountain bikers hunkered down overnight before rescue

    Four mountain bikers who went missing Sunday said they took a wrong turn off the trail and, after trying unsuccessfully to find their way out of the forest, hunkered down underneath wooden benches and around a fire.

    The cyclists, who were missing for about a day, were found "lost but not injured" in...

  • Missing mountain bikers ill-equipped for elements, deputy says
    Missing mountain bikers ill-equipped for elements, deputy says

    The four mountain bikers who went missing in the Angeles National Forest on Sunday were not familiar with the trail they were on and were ill-equipped for the elements, authorities said.

    The search began about 7 p.m. when the four cyclists were several hours late returning from their planned ride...

  • Four bicyclists missing in Angeles National Forest
    Four bicyclists missing in Angeles National Forest

    Authorities are searching for four bicyclists who went missing Sunday in the Angeles National Forest.

    The search began about 7 p.m. when the four cyclists were several hours late returning from their planned ride from Mt. Wilson to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Windsor Turnout in Pasadena, according...

  • Human remains found in Altadena area of Angeles National Forest
    Human remains found in Altadena area of Angeles National Forest

    Homicide detectives plan to return to a section of the Angeles National Forest in Altadena on Thursday to investigate human remains found there earlier this week.

    The remains were found Wednesday about 12:25 p.m. in the 3900 block of Fair Oaks Avenue, which is the northern part of Altadena within...

  • Man shot while driving in Pasadena crashes car into house
    Man shot while driving in Pasadena crashes car into house

    A Pasadena man was shot while driving and crashed his car into a residence early Sunday morning, according to police. 

    Pasadena Police Lt. Thomas Delgado said the 25-year-old was driving near the 1300 block of North Marengo Avenue at around 12:30 a.m when he was shot by an unknown assailant. The...

  • Hiker found dead near steep ravine in Angeles National Forest

    A 56-year-old Los Angeles man was found dead near Inspiration Point in the Angeles National Forest on Sunday afternoon after another hiker passing by spotted his body in a ravine, authorities said.

    Members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Air Rescue 5 unit located the man, who was...

  • 'The Kitchen Sink' is among movies filming around L.A.
    'The Kitchen Sink' is among movies filming around L.A.

    The movie about teens who face an army of aliens with help from vampires and zombies is among the few projects to receive a 20% film tax credit from California.

  • Bears of Southern California
    Bears of Southern California

    Southern California has had Glen Bearian, whose appetite for frozen Costco meatballs helped him earn 10,000 Twitter followers, and Samson, who fancied avocados and splashing in Monrovia's Jacuzzis. These bears also might have mischief in their DNA.

  • Zombie comedy 'Life After Beth' starts production in L.A.
    Zombie comedy 'Life After Beth' starts production in L.A.

    The zombie comedy "Life After Beth" has come to life.

    The independent film, which stars Aubrey Plaza, John C. Reilly and Anna Kendrick, among others, began filming earlier this year month in Los Angeles, according to film permits.

    "Life After Beth" has already filmed in Griffith Park, a handful...

  • Man sought in Altadena rape of girl walking home from school
    Man sought in Altadena rape of girl walking home from school

    Detectives were seeking help from the public Wednesday in tracking down a man who raped a girl in Altadena as she was walking home from school.

    The girl, whose age was not disclosed, was attacked by the man in the 2500 block of north Fair Oaks after he approached her from behind, the Los Angeles...

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