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Arroyo Culture: In the Shadow of the San Gabriels

Arroyo Culture: In the Shadow of the San Gabriels

This week L.A. Letters covers the picturesque communities of Altadena, Pasadena and the Arroyo Seco.
Diane Harris Hara: Checking the Pulse of Pasadena and Beyond

Diane Harris Hara: Checking the Pulse of Pasadena and Beyond

The mild climate of Pasadena offered respite from the harsh winters of the Midwest.
I Am Los Angeles: A Greener Living for an Urban Family

I Am Los Angeles: A Greener Living for an Urban Family

Urban homesteading at the Dervaes home is a most unconventional lifestyle given that their home is in the middle of Pasadena, California.
Sign of the Times III: Henry C. Jensen, the Cunning Capitalist of L.A.

Sign of the Times III: Henry C. Jensen, the Cunning Capitalist of L.A.

A sign in Echo Park is a symbol of the building's multi-purpose past, its multi-cultural present and its multi-faceted founder.
Mapping New Mythology in L.A. Letters

Mapping New Mythology in L.A. Letters

Myth making has always been a big part of the California dream.
Arroyo Seco Foundation Receives $3.3 Million for Hahamongna Improvements

Arroyo Seco Foundation Receives $3.3 Million for Hahamongna Improvements

A series of improvements are planned at the watershed near the JPL in the hills of Pasadena.