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Posts Around Pasadena

Posts Around Pasadena

A few things worth reading from around our cybersphere: Larry Wilson wades into the how-we-define-our-neighborhoods issue raised by the Los Angeles Times:   Pasadena Star-News A new blog is aiming to get lots of public participation on issues of development, design, sustainability and perfecting the general plan for the city of Pasadena:  Pasadena InSight Curbed L.A. [...]

Vroman's Names Best Local Businesses

Vroman's Names Best Local Businesses

The Vroman’s blog just concluded a voter-driven contest to choose some of Pasadena’s best businesses. Plenty of our favorites made the cut, including: Best Coffee Shop: Jones Coffee Best Gift Shop: Motif Best Bar: Lucky Baldwin’s Best Specialty Bookstore: Book Alley … and a bunch more. Click here for the details.

Update on Pasadena Shooting

Update on Pasadena Shooting

Here’s an update from LAist on last week’s fatal shooting of a 38-year-old man named Leroy Barnes by Pasadena police officers. We happened by about an hour after it happened and have never seen so many police vehicles in one place before. Drove by again yesterday (the site is just off Washington near Lincoln, part [...]

Pasadenan Diane Emley at Vroman's

Pasadenan Diane Emley at Vroman's

We’re all about the hometown, as we hope you know by now, so of course we’re pleased with the success of local author Diane Emley. She’ll be at Vroman’s Wednesday night to talk about and sign her new book, The Deepest Cut. It’s the conclusion to her crime-novel trilogy starring Pasadena detective Nan Vining. The [...]

Altadenablog reports: Vroman's trees down, festival postponed

Altadenablog reports: Vroman's trees down, festival postponed

Check out today’s post from the very fine altadenablog — under the cover of night, the city of Pasadena cut down the controversial trees in front of Vroman’s. And although this morning’s Black History Month parade is going on now, the afternoon festival will be rescheduled, due to tensions over the police shooting on Thursday [...]

Cyclists swarm Pasadena on Saturday

Cyclists swarm Pasadena on Saturday

The Amgen Tour cyclists hit Pasadena tomorrow for their final leg of the annual race, which travels much of the length of California and ends at the Rose Bowl sometime around 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 21. Even though Lance Armstrong isn’t riding at full speed, excitement is high, and the crowds will be plentiful around [...]

The Blogs Report…

The Blogs Report…

News and views from some of the local blogs and sites we follow: Valet parking in Eagle Rock? My, how times change!  theeastsiderla.com A Pasadena couple comes up with a quality hand soap made from biodiesel.  coolhunting.com Why do we live here? This photo about sums it up. Glimpses of South Pasadena A wee little [...]

Learn to Draw with Tom Gammill: Episode 4

Learn to Draw with Tom Gammill: Episode 4

Tom Gammill Lesson Four More words of wisdom from Altadena comic-strip artist and comedy writer Tom Gammill. Enjoy!

Death of an Oak

Death of an Oak

Our friend Ann Erdman, Pasadena’s public information officer, reported today on her blog about the death of one of urban Pasadena’s most impressive oaks. Read about it here.

Around Town

Around Town

Here’s a photo of the water gushing into a pool in the Arroyo from our Wednesday dog walk, a day after the last rainstorm ended. Should be a torrent by the time this coming one ends. From the local blogosphere: • Sad to say goodbye to CrepeVine, where we had a memorable New Year’s Eve [...]

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