I had one of those Saturdays where I was seemingly anywhere and everywhere; it began at the Pasadena Hilton where I sand the U.S. and Philippine national anthems for the Filipino martial arts tournament event at the Pacific Media Expo and ended in the Valley where I caught the Manny Pacquiao vs. Antonio Margarito [...]
Having gotten into this California native plants thing, and not on the heels of last week’s Cahuenga Library Fall Planting event, I decided to start a little native garden of my own this week…
I started with these three plants I bought at Matilija Nursery:
From left: Coffeeberry, Cleveland Sage and Hummingbird Sage.
EHNC Vice President Eric Moore, EHNC Public Safety Committee member J.D. Brown and friends help plant Blue Festuca grasses at the Cahuenga Library.
The day has finally come for Saturday’s Cahuenga Library Fall Planting event. Much less pressure and more low-key than our Big Sunday event, yet a lot of preparation [...]
This is a long way from East Hollywood…
Spent the day doing shopping for tomorrow’s Cahuenga Library Fall Planting event, buying native plants and seeds, taking me all sorts of places.
The first place was a nursery off in Moorpark, in Ventura County, some 55 miles away, past suburban shopping centers, tract homes [...]
Been busy organizing a Fall Cleanup/Planting/Seeding event at the Cahuenga Library. Six months after our Big Sunday beautification event, we’ve come to spruce up and expand the garden a little more. We’ll have a simpler event, with a smaller volunteer pool, but hopefully just as great of a result nevertheless.
Plus, I finally finished [...]
I was selected recently as one of around a dozen community members on a steering committee for the Los Angeles Neighborhood Initiative‘s (LANI) Virgil Village corridor project. The project was established in the mid-1990s during Richard Riordan’s mayoral administration as one of several neighborhoods that could qualify for beautification grants. Virgil Avenue between Melrose [...]
I voted today. No, that's not me voting, but you get the picture.
Unlike some candidates, I actually vote in all of the elections (okay, so I probably missed some obscure special election for the State Board of Equalization several years ago) and have obligated my duty to do so as [...]