Archive for ‘June, 2009’


Errant Emails

Errant Emails

Our apologies for our email subscribers who have received two errant emails in the last couple days. There seems to be a glitch in our email system, and we are on top of it. Go to Eagle Rock Talk

Model UN Pasadena

Model UN Pasadena

MODEL UNITED NATIONS is coming to Pasadena MODEL UNITED NATIONS IMPORTANT VENUE CHANGE** **no longer at Foothill Campus New Location: Pasadena City College Main Campus 1570 East Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91106 ( parking in Bonnie Avenue lot East of Hill Ave.) We thank you for your flexibility. JOIN US! Friday, June 12th, 2009 8:00AM-3:30PM […]

Five ‘Holy Grails’ of Distant Solar Systems

Five ‘Holy Grails’ of Distant Solar Systems

Angelle Tanner Angelle Tanner, a post-doctoral scholar at JPL and Caltech, studies planets in distant solar systems, called extrasolar planets. The golden prize in this field is to find a planet similar to Earth – the only planet we know that harbors life. While more than 350 extrasolar planets have been detected, most are gas […]

Green Balloon for Iran

Green Balloon for Iran

Many bloggers around the world are posting green balloons on Fridays in support of the people of Iran. Read more about it on Petrea‘s blog. Go to Pasadena PIO

Green Balloon Friday for Iran

Green Balloon Friday for Iran

The Iranian protests touch me through blogging. That is, I’ve become friends with Iranian bloggers who have been threatened and whose blogs have been censored in recent days. This tells me how easily an issue becomes personal if I can only put a face on it–if I meet a person who is part of it. […]

Rain surf

Rain surf

The first day of summer, we go surfing, naturally, and what does it do but rain, and blow hard onshore? James, on the left, pulled out his brolly, to keep Rick’s wetsuit dry. Weather kept the crowds down was the good news. Waist-high surf at Bolsa was choppy but, as the optimists say, much better […]

Altadena history to your in-box

Altadena history to your in-box

The folks at the Altadena Historical Society (of which we are a member) have been sending great emails about local history — but it's not just restricted to members!  (And membership is reasonable!)  Here's what we received that they want to share: Altadena Historical Society president Jane Brackman  is looking for history enthusiasts who might […]

Where Did All the Sidebars Go?

Where Did All the Sidebars Go?

If you are a blog that I usually have listed on my sidebar, you may have noticed that you are no longer listed there.  This is not because of a new “non-sidebar” policy on the part of the Vroman’s regime, but rather some mysterious issue with upgrading to the new WordPress.  It should be resolved […]

Brand Library Art Opening

Brand Library Art Opening

This Saturday brings an opening for a new show at the Brand Library Art Galleries of three local artists: Joyce Kohl of Altadena, Nancy Kyes of South Pasadena and Irena Rauliatitis of Glendale. Their styles are different — Kyes is a sculptor known for large, detailed assemblages, Raulinaitis is a printmaker, and Kohl is a […]

Dogs of the Arroyo, Part 2

Dogs of the Arroyo, Part 2

Our last photo-heavy post on dogs of the lower Arroyo Seco walking paths was such a hit that we’re back with more of our favorite dogs. We couldn’t catch up with the two Airedales, the two Goldens and the gorgeous Boxer — we’ll find them for another post. Here’s some of last Wednesday morning’s crew.

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