| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:00 AM
When it comes to wine, Tuesdays are for tastings. Three area wine shops offer terrific Tuesday night tipples for a small fee. The fourth shop is strictly a Friday/Saturday thing but it's too good to omit.
Tap beer is everywhere at the moment but wine on...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 12:42 PM
What a strange day Sunday was — not at all like the usual weather we experience toward the end of July. A cloudy day in July is hardly ever on the weatherperson's menu, or mine, for that matter.
I kind of enjoyed not having the hot sun already...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 1:13 PM
Editor's note: While Patrick Caneday takes some time off, we’re running some of his choices for re-publication. This column was first published May 15, 2010.
Each Saturday morning I open the local newspaper and am shocked to see my scraggly,...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 1:03 PM
So I turned 44 last week. Not old. But certainly not young.
I’m tempted to ride my kids’ skateboard, confident I could still show them a thing or two. But I know if I do, I’ll be that guy on “America’s Funniest Home Videos&...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 2:28 PM
The Armenian Relief Society of Western USA held a fundraising event at its regional headquarters in Glendale on Aug. 14 in which the organization raised more than $15,000 for domestic violence outreach objectives.
It was the first such fundraising event...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:16 PM
The 2011 Summer Music in the Park concert series drew to a close Sunday evening with the performance of Soca & Reggae Music Upstream in La Caņada’s Memorial Park.
Despite the heat of the day, where temperatures hovered in the upper 90s to low 100s,...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 12:33 PM
Amid increasing enrollment and state budget cuts, UC tuition hikes are on the table, ABC7 reported.
UC undergraduate students currently pay approximately $12,000 for basic tuition. Beginning in the 2015-2016 academic year, tuition under the proposed plan...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 7:00 AM
Mixology fever has swept Los Angeles, with house-made syrups, fresh juices and craft spirits popping up on menus from downtown to West Hollywood. Now AKA Bistro, in Old Town Pasadena, is betting that thirsty patrons in the area are ready to stir up...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Witnessing rockabilly originator Ray Campi in performance can be an unforgettable experience. Decked out in colorful, custom-tailored western wardrobe, letting fly with a biting vocal style reminiscent of a rebel war cry while balanced, mid-air, atop...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:44 AM
On paper, singer-songwriter Lisa Finnie seems like one more soft-strumming aspirant in that voluminous coven of often less-than-engaging soul-bearing sisters, but in performance, the Pasadena native gently conjures a mixture of lush atmospherics and...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 3:35 PM
The StillRoom gets its name from the so-called area in grand homes of yore where liquors, medicines, oils and the like were distilled, infused and brewed. It is a fitting name for this charming new addition to the Pasadena fine dining scene not only...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 2:55 PM
According to a recent article in the Los Angeles Times, independent restaurants are struggling. Since the start of the recession, American consumers increased their patronage of larger chain restaurants and decreased the number of meals at mom-and-pop...