Archive for ‘February, 2009’


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.

Learn to Draw with Tom Gammill: Episode 3

Learn to Draw with Tom Gammill: Episode 3

Tom Gammill Lesson Three – Holiday Fun This is part three of a series of videos where Tom Gammill gives a drawing lesson. Enjoy!

The Koi Sale of All Koi Sales

The Koi Sale of All Koi Sales

We stopped by Koi the other day, in search of a particular purse. No luck with the purse, but wow! The current sale is the best one they’ve ever had. We saw racks and racks and racks of fabulous stuff, all marked down, some two and three times; we spied dress-up tops for $20, hip […]

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 […]

Your Favorite Hometown Businesses

Your Favorite Hometown Businesses

Vroman’s is having a contest they’re calling the Local Business Smackdown, and after its blog readers nominated favorites in all sorts of categories, the list of nominees is now down to the finalists. Go to the blog to cast your vote by Friday, February 20. Some of the finalist choices are odd, especially in the […]

Learn to Draw with Tom Gammill: Episode 2

Learn to Draw with Tom Gammill: Episode 2

Altadena cartoonist teaches you how to draw… Tom Gammill Lesson Two Enjoy!

Pasadena Dance Festival

Pasadena Dance Festival

Lineage Dance, Pasadena’s premier contemporary dance company, is producing the Pasadena Dance Festival 2009 at the Civic Auditorium, Saturday, February 21. City grants, plus Lineage’s commitment to making the arts available to all, yield a big dance fest for the San Gabriel Valley for the second year in a row. And did we mention that […]

State of the City: the Bogaard Speech

State of the City: the Bogaard Speech

It’s understandable if you missed Mayor Bill Bogaard’s annual State of the City speech on January 22nd — after all, it was just two days after President Obama’s inauguration, and I know on the 22nd all of us at Hometown Pasadena were still having trouble focusing on anything that didn’t involve national unity, hope for America’s […]

A Laugh with Sandra Tsing Loh

A Laugh with Sandra Tsing Loh

We don’t always catch Sandra Tsing Loh’s “The Loh Life” on KPCC, but we did today, and it was damn funny. If you have a Real One player, you can hear it right here: 20090209_features15 If you don’t, here’s the KPCC link:  www.scpr.org

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