Archive for ‘July, 2009’


Pasadena City Council, Commissions and Events — Week of August 3

Pasadena City Council, Commissions and Events — Week of August 3

Here are City of Pasadena highlights for the week of August 3, 2009 CITY COUNCIL The Pasadena City Council will meet Monday, Aug. 3, at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber (S249) at Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave. The agenda, complete with downloadable reports, is available here. The meeting will be televised live […]

Project: Altadena — turn in your cameras now!

Project: Altadena  — turn in your cameras now!

Just got this email from Photography by Walt and Molly TIerney about the status of Project: Altadena, 100 photographers and 2700 pictures of life in Altadena in July, 2009: Half the cameras have been turned in! Today was the original deadline to return the cameras. There is going to be an extension no later than Aug […]

… and another one rides the bus

… and another one rides the bus

Sheriff's deputies were called out a little before 10 AM this morning at Lake and Mendocino.  Sheriff's station reports that it was a "disgruntled passenger" on the Metro bus. Go to AltadenaBlog

New Openings Around Town

New Openings Around Town

Just wanted to let everyone know as of today, Friday July 31, Cacao, Yogurt Haven and Eagle’s Landing Coffee House are all officially open. Go to Eagle Rock Talk

Some Odds and Ends

Some Odds and Ends

Happy Friday! Here are few items that I’ve been meaning to post about but haven’t had any time to do. After I posted the big reveal to the Mystery History photo about the first locomotive in Pasadena, including the contributions of J.F. Crank, Mike Coppess was kind enough to provide additional information about Crank on […]

Shout out to LA's biking spokes-man

Shout out to LA's biking spokes-man

KCET's website has just inaugurated a new feature, "Better Know a SoCal Blogger," and the first one they feature is Ted Rogers of Bikinginla, the indispensible guide to anyone traveling on two wheels in the city.  We have to give the shout-out because we've known Mr. Rogers for darn near forty years, we even married […]

Library hosts Fun Flick Fridays in August

Library hosts Fun Flick Fridays in August

Summer's not over yet, and the Altadena Library continues its menu of summer fun flicks every Friday, starting at 3:30 PM in the main library, 600 E. Mariposa. All films are free, and include free popcorn! Films include: Aug. 7: Fast and Furious (rated PG-13)Aug. 14: Race to Witch Mountain (rated PG)Aug. 21: 17 Again […]

Ventanas Window

Ventanas Window

I’m a lightweight. I didn’t used to be. I think I need to get out more often. Ventanas Restaurant and Bar at the Westin is a quiet spot for a weeknight martini. A little off the beaten track (aka Colorado Blvd.), which is sometimes exactly what you need. Or exactly what I need. For me […]

Revisiting the PCC Flea Market

Revisiting the PCC Flea Market

We know everyone thinks they know all about the PCC Flea Market, but when was the last time you actually went? After a long break, we recently returned to this free flea market and rediscovered its magnitude. Currently residing in a cement parking structure on the east side of the Pasadena City College campus, the […]

Form and Function

Form and Function

Ironically, I had just dropped my cell phone when I looked down and noticed this relic from our country’s wired past. You can find early to mid 20th Century Bell System manhole covers like this almost everywhere in the United States — but isn’t it beautiful? Go to Glimpses of South Pasadena

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