Archive for ‘March, 2009’


Pasadena Turns Out in Force for Sue Campoy

Pasadena Turns Out in Force for Sue Campoy

“With good friends and good food on the board, and good wine in the pitcher, we may well ask when shall we live if not now?” — M.F.K. Fisher, as quoted in the memorial program for Susan Barbara Jolly Campoy  If ever there was a testimonial for why many of us choose in live and/or […]

Some Posts for Pasadena

Some Posts for Pasadena

No time to post much today — we’re spending the day paying our respects to Sue Campoy, whose memorial service is at Holy Family Church in South Pasadena. But here are a few things worth checking out: • It’s election day in Pasadena, and three city council seats are up for grabs. Don’t forget to […]

Charles Phoenix – Southern Californialand!

Charles Phoenix – Southern Californialand!

So remember that picture of the crazy man decked out in a Shriner’s hat and red-and-white striped jacket, clutching an American flag and being in charge of the chaos that was the Doo Dah Parade? Well, he’s returning to Pasadena to give a lecture at Neighborhood Church and the Gamble House this month. Awesome. Charles […]

Vroman's Bestsellers 03/09/09

Vroman's Bestsellers 03/09/09

Hardcover Fiction Honolulu, Alan Brennert Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet, Jamie Ford Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Shaffer Kindly Ones, Jonathan Littell Drood, Dan Simmons Fool, Christopher Moore Deepest Cut, Dianne Emley In Other Rooms Other Wonders, Daniyal Mueenuddin Cutting for Stone, Abraham Verghese Pictures at an Exhibition, Sara […]

Pasadena ArtNight!

Pasadena ArtNight!

The best free thing in Pasadena, period. Full stop. End of story. We love ArtNight. Twice a year, starting at 6 p.m. on a Friday night (this coming Friday in this case), dozens of Pasadena museums and schools open their doors to hordes of culture nuts. Free shuttles loop around stops, moving you, for free, from […]

Learn to Draw with Tom Gammill: Episode 10

Learn to Draw with Tom Gammill: Episode 10

Tom Gammill Lesson Ten More lessons from Altadena’s own Mr. Gammill. Enjoy!

Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time

You have to go even if you don’t want to. Tough. On Sunday morning, the 8th of March, after 1:59 a.m., the time becomes 3:00 a.m. Deal with it. This is your reminder.

Susan Campoy Passes On

Susan Campoy Passes On

I just posted this on Eat-la.com, and for obvious reasons it bears running on Hometown-Pasadena.com, too: I am sorrowed to report the death of Sue Campoy, the founder and chef at Julienne. I’ve been working with Sue these last several months to help her write her upcoming cookbook, Celebrating with Julienne, which was produced and designed by […]

Mt. Waterman Lives!

Mt. Waterman Lives!

Our friends Steve Ellison and Sue Smrekar have been sending reports and photos from Pasadena’s own backyard mountain, Waterman, which is back in action this season after being shut down for a few years. It’s open only on weekends, but so far it hasn’t been crowded at all, and the snow’s been fantastic, as evidenced […]

Robin Maxwell at the Altadena Public Library

Robin Maxwell at the Altadena Public Library

Local author Robin Maxwell will be signing and reading from her newest book, “Signora da Vinci.” She is a friend of a friend of much of our staff, and we’re excited to see her success. Please join us for her reading! Monday, March 9 7:00 p.m. Altadena Library Community Room, 600 E. Mariposa St., Altadena

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