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Island Life at El Cordova Hotel in Coronado

Island Life at El Cordova Hotel in Coronado

By Greg Aragon Coronado Island is a seaside paradise in the San Diego Bay that is full of history, relaxing atmosphere and great weather. The small, resort town is also…

How to Age Well in a Youth-Obsessed Culture

How to Age Well in a Youth-Obsessed Culture

From commercials to films, our culture is saturated with images portraying young people as the standard. In Los Angeles County, this message goes deeper since Hollywood is well known for…

Spring into Picturesque Del Mar

Spring into Picturesque Del Mar

  By Greg Aragon There is a spot in Del Mar, where an old train bridge meets the beach and crosses over rocky cliffs and a dusty trail lined with flowers and…

Greek Food for a Good Mood

Greek Food for a Good Mood

Photos and Story  By Jason Yassine If you’re around the Pasadena area and craving Greek food, then Daphne’s California Greek is worth a try. With a variety of salads, sandwiches,…

Cheap, Fresh, Delicious: Night Owl Cafe Brings Modern Asian-Fusion to Arcadia

Cheap, Fresh, Delicious: Night Owl Cafe Brings Modern Asian-Fusion to Arcadia

  Two lifelong friends hope to give back to the community by charming their tastebuds By Blake Pinto There are many ways to give back to a community. Charitable donations…

Food, Glorious Food – Chef Prepared Delights Delivered to Your Door

Food, Glorious Food – Chef Prepared Delights Delivered to Your Door

  ‘Munchery’ now available in over 1,000 cities across the U.S. By Terry Miller Last Friday, we at Beacon Media sampled some wonderful fare from a company called, aptly enough,…

Eat a Sub: Help Operations Gratitude and City of Hope

Eat a Sub: Help Operations Gratitude and City of Hope

  Jersey Mike’s in Pasadena and Monrovia among restaurants hosting “Month of Giving” in March   Operation Gratitude and City of Hope are joining forces with 116 Jersey Mike’s Subs restaurants in the…

Weekend Wandering

Weekend Wandering

  By Susan Motander I am the daughter of the original Tommy Tourist.  My father loved to take drives on the weekends he was not working.  As his daughter I…

California Is Great for Enjoying Spring Blossoms

California Is Great for Enjoying Spring Blossoms

  By Susan Motander California is the “Golden State,” but in spring those colors are much more varied, as it is the season to enjoy the blossoms that herald the…

A Little Taste of Tokyo

A Little Taste of Tokyo

  By Jason Yassine If you’re looking for quality Japanese cuisine then it’s worth trying out Tokyo Wako (Paseo Colorado, 330 E. Colorado Blvd, Pasadena). This restaurant brings Japanese food…

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