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And another gourmet taco truck stops by

And another gourmet taco truck stops by

This seems to be a new trend we're just discovering: the travelin' gourmet "roach coach."  We already heard about Kogi, and Donna Barnes-Roberts, who knows her way around a fork, tell us that the Fishlips Sushi truck will be swinging by the Coffee Gallery on Tues., Jan. 12, from 6-10 PM. And while you're there, […]

Ah, public access!

Ah, public access!

Put it in your calendar: historian Michele Zack will be subbing for host Marie Stein's "Our Town" on Channel 56, and her guest will be the Altadenablogmeister.  We'll talk about the Top 10 stories of the year, web-based community news, and whatever else we come up with, as well has taking your calls. Wed., 9 […]

Settings: Part 20

Settings: Part 20

I’ll admit this one is a little unusual for my favorite game, but indulge me a bit and play along. Tell me, dear readers … if this happened to be the location for a scene in a movie, what would happen here? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Shimmer

Shimmer

I don’t know a thing about Tip Top Cleaners except it’s a block from Cold Stone Creamery. Location, location, location. Important for any business. I like the photo, though. All those nondescript, bagged-up clothes on the right, the press-board (or is it plywood?) counter, the plastic trash can, the wires and chains coming down from […]

Mama’s

Mama’s

Nothing brings church and state together better than good food! Bishop Jon Bruno, leader of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, presented Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard with the key to Mama’s Small Business Kitchen Incubator during an open house today. Dozens of people were on hand, from elected officials and funders to community leaders and […]

ACLU sponsors gang violence prevention presentation

ACLU sponsors gang violence prevention presentation

This was forwarded to us, and looks like it's worth a visit: ACLU Pasadena/Foothills Presents a Free Public Forum. All are welcome. When: Tuesday, January 12th,  2009, 7 p.m.Where: Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church 301 North Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena 91103 http://www.aclu-sc.org/pasadena GANGS & VIOLENCE: A NEW WAY OUT FOR ALTADENA-PASADENA Hear Tony Massengale, Coordinator of […]

Slow Down

Slow Down

(Good advice for the weekend.) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

State of the Blog

State of the Blog

In PDP news: Editor Colleen Dunn Bates of Hometown Pasadena has named Pasadena Daily Photo on her list of Top Ten Experiences in Pasadena for 2009. PDP proudly shares the #9 slot with Timothy Rutt’s powerhouse Altadenablog. Pasadena’s blogging community is a thriving, generous, positive place where I’ve been encouraged and buoyed by my fellow […]

LA Times obituary: Owen Brown

LA Times obituary: Owen Brown

One of our readers pointed us to this link, an In Memoriam for Owen Brown, who died this day in 1889, and resides somewhere unmarked on Little Round Top, below the mountain named for his father, John Brown. We like the last line: "These men deserve to be remembered with gratitude."These men deserve to be […]

Chaos Chronicles Podcast 215 is up!

Chaos Chronicles Podcast 215 is up!

Welcome to 2010! Okay, not that much has changed Chaos-wise– same Lian, same issues– but it is a new year! Amen…On the show this week:The Chaos Chronicles: BCS madness. Are the College Bowl Games finally over? Yeah. Now, life can go back to normal in Pasadena. But that Joe Jonas is cute…A bevy of News […]

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