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A New Thanksgiving Tradition: Tofurky Trot

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 Lane 0

Hood River, OR – The Tofurky Company, a global leader in plant based proteins announced today they will sponsor two 5K Tofurky Trots this Thanksgiving Day, November 28 at 9 am in Portland, Oregon and Pasadena, California. The Portland Trot will be held at Mt. Tabor Park and the Pasadena Trot will be [keep reading…]

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forAnima.com Seeks Part Time Employee

Friday, May 17, 2013 Lane 0

Our friends at forAnima.com sent us an email message. They are searching for some part time help. I you are interested, read the following:   Dear friend, We launched forAnima.com in beta about 6 weeks ago and as we prepare for our major launch (currently scheduled for September 15, 2013), [keep reading…]

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VEGAN BOSS Performs at Animal Advocacy Museum

Thursday, May 16, 2013 Lane 0

May 16, 2013 – PADASENA, Calif. – Vegan rapper and animal rights visionary VEGAN BOSS performs at the Animal Advocacy Museum’s “Maze of Understanding” exhibit launch in Pasadena, California, on Saturday, May 18. The exhibit launch party is from 7pm – 10pm; VEGAN BOSS performs at 8:30pm. The event is [keep reading…]

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Farms 2 Forks Vegan Retreat

Monday, April 15, 2013 Lane 0

So I’m a little bummed.  There was a Farms 2 Forks event about an hour from here this past weekend.  Jane and I couldn’t go because finances were tight, and we just couldn’t swing it.  But it sounds like a wonderful thing, so if you can go, there are still a [keep reading…]

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NY Vegan Pizza, aaah!

Monday, September 26, 2011 Lane 0

Boy do I wish I was going to be in New York in October.  In addition to still missing autumn after all these years, you probably know from reading this blog that I miss real NY Cheese Pizza.  Admittedly, I don’t miss it as much as I did immediately after [keep reading…]

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Animal Rights National Conference 2009

Sunday, July 5, 2009 Lane 0

This year the Animal Rights National Conference will be held right here in Los Angeles.   (It was in Alexandria, VA last year.)  The conference runs July 16 – 20, 2009 and will be held at the Westin LAX Hotel: 5400 West Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045. Here is what [keep reading…]

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Worldwide Vegan Bake Sale 2009

Sunday, June 21, 2009 Lane 1

Just a reminder, the World Wide Vegan Bake Sale is underway…  The dates of the sale are June 20 – 28th.  To see what events are occuring in your area, click here.  And when they say worldwide, they mean worldwide.  There are sales scheduled for Australian, New Zealand, Canada, England,  [keep reading…]

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Revel With A Cause

Thursday, May 7, 2009 Lane 0

If you live in the Los Angeles area and you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend, you may want to consider heading over to Santa Monica on Saturday, May 9th.  The Santa Monica Festival: Revel With A Cause will be held from 11am – 6 pm on 5/9/9 [keep reading…]

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Vegan Bake Sale

Thursday, April 30, 2009 Lane 1

Here’s an interesting opportunity for vegan outreach.  Compassion4Animals is organizing a world-wide vegan bake sale.  From June 20th to June 28th various vegan groups will hold bake sales.  This purpose is to show the general public that vegan baked goods can be just as tasty (or more) as those baked [keep reading…]

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Vegfest in Seattle This Weekend

Friday, March 20, 2009 Lane 5

When we first went vegan it seemed like the Portland/Seattle region was the vegan version of Mecca. It seemed like a pilgrimage was in order. If we’d been around last week, we might have noticed that Seattle is hosting Vegfest this weekend at the Seattle Center’s Exhibition Hall. Vegfest is [keep reading…]

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Pasadena Neighborhood Green Fair

Monday, January 26, 2009 Lane 2

I haven’t written much about happenings in the vegan community recently. Jane and I have been pretty busy over the last 3 months, and football takes up a large part of my weekends during the season.  I’m such a fan that whenever we’re invited to something on a Sunday (during [keep reading…]

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World Vegan Day

Thursday, October 30, 2008 Lane 1

World Vegan Day is this Saturday, November 1st.  How are you planning on celebrating?  We’re having a few friends over (omnivores), and feeding them vegan food.  They are aware that they’ll be eating vegan, and are game to try.  Jane hasn’t settled on a menu yet.  But I’m sure she’ll [keep reading…]

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Meat Free – One Week Challenge

Saturday, September 13, 2008 Lane 0

Here’s a bit of fun I found on the internet….  the first annual Break Up With Meat Week, brought to you by Earthsave Canada, the Taste of Health Food Festival, and the Toronto Vegetarian Association.  While most of the people reading this blog have already “broken up with meat” we [keep reading…]

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Animal Rights National Conference

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 Lane 4

If you’ve interested in animal rights and you’re going to be in Washington DC this weekend, you might want to consider stopping by at the Animal Rights National Conference. It looks to be quite the event… the schedule is jam packed with over 70 speakers. If you’re interested, but can’t [keep reading…]

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WorldFest 2008 – Vegan Food and More

Sunday, May 11, 2008 Lane 1

Jane and I had the opportunity to attend WorldFest 2008 yesterday. As you might expect, the weather was perfect, sunny and warm with just the slightest breeze. We arrived in time to hear Karen Dawn talk about her new book, Thanking the Monkey. She’s promoting the book as a way [keep reading…]

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WorldFest Los Angeles, May 10th

Friday, May 9, 2008 Lane 2

If you’re in the Los Angeles area and looking for something to do tomorrow, why don’t you consider visiting the WorldFest in Woodley Park in Encino. According to their website, “WorldFest is a solar-powered celebration of music, the environment, animals, and humanity. We’re helping people learn what they can do [keep reading…]

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Go Green Expo in NYC

Sunday, March 16, 2008 Lane 0

I’m pretty excited… I stumbled across the “Go Green Expo” which will be taking place in New York and Los Angeles this year. Unfortunately for me, the site only has information on the New York Go Green Expo, and I live on the other coast! But, they are asking visitors [keep reading…]

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Meatout 2008 – A Meatfree Day for All

Wednesday, March 12, 2008 Lane 0

Thursday, March 20th is Meatout 2008, an event that takes place in the United States and a dozen other countries around the globe. This year’s focus is “Kick the Meat Habit — It’s Good for Your Heart.” The Great American Meatout is sponsored and was founded by FARM, the Farm [keep reading…]

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Veggie Pride Parade in New York — 05.18.08

Saturday, February 16, 2008 Lane 3

If only I had some other reason to be in New York in May… The first annual Veggie Pride Parade will take place in Greenwich Village, NY on Sunday, May 18th. Appropriately enough, it begins in the old “Meat Packing District.” The parade will even have floats! At the conclusion [keep reading…]