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Last Day, September 2009

Last Day, September 2009

5/29/09, 4:00 p.m. I have this idea, but it’s not my idea. I don’t suppose there’s any way of knowing who did it first. Monet did it with haystacks. Went back and painted them again and again in different seasons and different light. 8/22/09, 6:01 p.m.But I’m no Monet. I might be more like Marley […]

Historically Black College Night Oct. 8 @ Loma Alta Park

Historically Black College Night Oct. 8 @ Loma Alta Park

Loma Alta Park (3330 N. Lincoln) will host Black College Night on Thurs., Oct. 8, from 6-9 PM. Learn more about Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), speak to recent HBCU alumni from California, receive scholarship and financial aid information, and find out how to attend a HBCU tour. There will also be a performance […]

Social Publishing & More Good Stuff

Social Publishing & More Good Stuff

One of the most consistently thought provoking and informative blogs on the web is The Lone Gunman.  Some of you no doubt follow it after Jason Kottke gave it a plug a few months back.  For those who haven’t taken the time to check it out, now would be a great time to start, as […]

After the fire: plants, animals, people, blogs

After the fire: plants, animals, people, blogs

(Pictured: caught on the road by the Altadenablog Blackberry, an Angeles National Forest Support truck with a sticker commemorating firefighters Ted Hall and Arnie Quinones, who died fighting the Station Fire) LA Times has two post-Station Fire stories today: Julie Cart looks at how the forest will recover; and Paul Pringle looks at resident disgust […]

Dressed Down

Dressed Down

I spotted this gorgeous candy-apple confection the other day. But where are the hubcaps? It’s like a great dress with no shoes! Still, the old girl is fetching in her bare feet… Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Friend of Hahamongna

Friend of Hahamongna

Thanks to the inimitable Altadenablog for alerting me to this:There will be a meeting of the Hahamongna Watershed Park Advisory Committee this evening at 6:00pm at La Casita del Arroyo, 177 S. Arroyo Blvd. in Pasadena. Much has been said, plans have been made and I’m confused about what’s going to be done with Hahamongna. […]

Open comments Monday

Open comments Monday

… where will you take us today? Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Vroman’s Bestsellers 9/26/2009

Vroman’s Bestsellers 9/26/2009

Hardcover Fiction Lost Symbol, Dan Brown Echo In The Bone, Diana Gabaldon Help , Kathryn Stockett Shanghai Girls, Lisa See Lost Art of Gratitude, Alexander Smith Blood’s a Rover, James Ellroy Year of the Flood, Margaret Atwood South of Broad, Pat Conroy Gate at the Stairs, Lorrie Moore Brooklyn, Colm Toibin Hardcover Non-Fiction Official Book […]

Central Park Café

Central Park Café

WHY A convenient, moderately priced café just south of the Old Town madness — with free parking! WHAT Part of a small local chain that also owns Wild Thyme, Central Park feels generic, and yet it fits the bill in many ways. The short-rib hash, Thai beef salad and brick-flattened chicken are of the moment […]

Kidspace Pumpkin Festival

Kidspace Pumpkin Festival

It may be 100 degrees outside, but we’re all doing our best to pretend that it’s fall, and one of the best ways to do that is to attend the 15th annual Pumpkin Festival. Run by Kidspace, and serving as a fundraiser for the nonprofit children’s museum, the free festival takes place in Brookside Park […]

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