Archive for ‘September, 2009’


Tip a Firefighter, Feed a Family

Tip a Firefighter, Feed a Family

We just heard about tonight’s happening at the Hamlet on Lake in Pasadena, and it sounds like a whole lot of fun. Everyone’s favorite people right now, the Pasadena firefighters, are joining with our equally valued police offers to take over as the waitstaff at the Hamlet. They’ll be competing for tips, and then donating […]

Arroyo Food Co-Op meetings Oct. 2, 10

Arroyo Food Co-Op meetings Oct. 2, 10

Our friends at the Arroyo Food Co-op have two important meetings planned this month that are worth your consideration: The regular Co-op Social will be held at the Zane Grey Estate, 396 E. Mariposa, at 7:30 PM on Wed., Oct. 7.  Reservations are requested. The co-op's long-awaited membership launch event will be held Sat. Oct. […]

Observed

Observed

Unexpected sweetness from a dirty car window… Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Enchanted Evening

Enchanted Evening

One evening last spring in Altadena, I took this photo looking through a storefront window. It was the first Altadena Arts Coalition Open House on May 15th (the second one was September 5th). I took so many other pictures that night I never got around to posting this one. Lately we’ve been having lovely evenings […]

After the fire — from space!

After the fire — from space!

Alice Wessen of JPL (and so much more) sends us a link to this image of the Station Fire zone: This image, captured by the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) on NASA’s Terra satellite on September 6, shows the extent of the burned area. The newly charred land is black in this […]

Monrovia Brothers Start School Year with Digital Upgrade

Monrovia Brothers Start School Year with Digital Upgrade

Joshua Schery, 6th grade, and his brother David, 8th grade were the first two area kids to receive computers in the Beacon Media/Priceless Computer Back to School Computer Giveaway. On Monday the delighted boys came to Beacon's offices in Monrovia to claim their prizes. – Photos by Terry Miller When Fidel Schery told his two […]

Bear Sat. morning @ Stonehill & E. Loma Alta

Bear  Sat. morning @ Stonehill & E. Loma Alta

Yep — they're still out there.  Bears, that is. One of the posts in the "neighbors" newsgroup this morning, from someone who lives at about Stonehill and E. Loma Alta: We were visited by a fairly large brown bear last night about 4:30am.  He entered the backyard (somehow, we don't know) and was climbing our […]

A Date with Your Ear

A Date with Your Ear

Kudos to the student-staffed, student-run Agency @ Art Center for this clever promo spot for the Pasadena Symphony, which is gearing up for its new season (first concert October 24). We spotted it on YouTube, via a Facebook post. In addition to launching this spot, Pasadena Symphony and Pops has just launched a new website. […]

Ladybug, ladybug, fly away home; your house is on fire, your children are gone

Ladybug, ladybug, fly away home; your house is on fire, your children are gone

Dave Jurasevich of the Mt. Wilson Observatory staff took some pictures of the aftermath of the Station fire on Mt. Wilson, along the route to the observatory. (Pictured: Lady Bug Canyon).  Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Or maybe they just always wanted a second story bedroom…

Or maybe they just always wanted a second story bedroom…

This is turning into a series… So, the accountant/endocrinologist from yesterday’s post must have a grandmother who lives across town in this house. And maybe the story goes something like this: For years Grandpa must have wondered why Granny was so distant, so unreachable … until he found the box on the top shelf of […]

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