Trying Something New at Hill Street Café

Trying Something New at Hill Street Café

By Charly SHELTON
This week continues our series spotlighting hometown favorite restaurants adapting to the new normal of COVID-19 life. We head east to La Cañada to Hill Street Café & Bar, a staple in the Crescenta Valley since 1991. Hill Street Café moved off of Hill Street, just a block west, many years ago and […]

Artist Daval Presents Spindles 100: Hers

The community is invited to see artist Valerie Daval’s art installation “Spindles 100: Hers” at the Adams Square Mini Park Gas Station, 1020 E. Palmer Ave. in Glendale. The art installation continues to be on view through Oct. 3.
“Spindles 100: Hers” is an installation involving 100 suspended textile sculptures. The tree-pod sculptures symbolize life […]

LA Zoo Reopens

LA Zoo Reopens

By Charly SHELTON
COVID-19 is still widespread across the state, but it is declining in impact every day. Currently, the state has 10.9 new COVID-19 positive cases per day per 100,000 people and the statewide positivity rate sits at 6%. In Los Angeles County, there are 13.1 new positive cases per day, per 100,000 people, and […]

Have Fun, But Be Careful Reading … ‘What You Wish For’

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By Brandon HENSLEY
You’d be hard pressed to find someone who doesn’t love a crime thriller with a bunch of moving parts to keep you guessing until the story’s climax. While James Patric’s self-published novel “What You Wish For” may be a little convoluted with one too many characters, it offers excitement with enough […]

Scene In LA: September 2020

Although the governor has established a new “tier” rating system for counties, Los Angeles County continues to be in the purple tier, which means that theaters are still not allowed to operate yet with live performances. Unfortunately this has taken its toll on some smaller venues, which may not be able to reopen at all.
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More Tasty Fun at Knott’s

More Tasty Fun at Knott’s

 
By Charly SHELTON
Several weeks ago, Knott’s Berry Farm opened its doors for the first time in months to welcome guests. The Taste of Calico food festival was an outdoor dining experience that was slated for two weekends in July. Due to overwhelming demand it was extended into August. Now, due to overwhelming demand on top […]

Knecht to Perform for Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts

On Wednesday, Sept. 2 at 12:10 p.m., the Free Admission Glendale Noon Concerts program will be streamed.
Alexander Knecht will perform works for solo violin by J.S. Bach and Eugène Ysaÿe on a Facebook stream and Youtube.
Alexander Cai Knecht, 29, from Loma Linda, completed a Doctor of Musical Arts degree under full scholarship at USC in […]

Dangers of ‘Exposing the Past’

Local author Alice Zogg announces the release of her newest novel, “Exposing the Past.”
What do you do when you meet someone who looks just like you? Sherry Rinaldi and her husband were on a vacation on Maui, Hawaii when she happened to see the reflection of another woman in a mirror who had her face. […]

‘Bioluminescence Wonderment’ at Mini Park Gas Station

“Bioluminescence Wonderment” is a temporary art installation at the Adams Square Mini Park Gas Station featuring glowing jellyfish. It ends on Aug. 21. The artist is Jennifer Swain.
Many beaches and waters glow blue or green due to marine organisms that create their own light as a result of a biochemical reaction. This installation aims to […]

Scene In L.A. August 2020

As August begins, we are seeing mounting cases of COVID-19 in the midst of reversing the re-opening of local businesses, so there is little chance of Southern California theaters opening again anytime soon. As before, no live stage shows are allowed at venues by mandate from state and local authorities due to the escalating COVID-19 […]