Archive for ‘September, 2009’


Threshold

Threshold

The ee cummings-worthy sign on the door, as nebulous as it is descriptive, is just one of the reasons I love this place. (And no, there’s no men’s entrance. This is it.) It’s on Fair Oaks in the middle of town, not far from the more zen-like sanctuary of Mission Street Yoga. Sure, kundalini energy […]

Guarding the Property

Guarding the Property

When we walk Boz in the neighborhood he causes a stir. All the local sentries come out to give him what fer and the hair on Boz’s butt goes up. He’s a lover, not a fighter. I imagine if we could understand what dogs say it would be all single-syllable words and their sentences would […]

And now, the L.A. Times

And now, the L.A. Times

A couple of hours of interviews and finding a charred place in the hills to take a picture … that's our glamorous life.  This'll be in your TImes tomorrow. Thank you, Jim — it's a good piece! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Croatian Barbecue

Croatian Barbecue

To celebrate its third anniversary, Rosso Wine Shop on quietly hip Verdugo in Montrose is throwing a party — and it’s a deal. For $20, you’ll get to try three Croatian wines (2006 Bibich Debit Barrique, 2007 Dingac Peljesac and 2005 Dingac Postup) and dig into a Croatian-style barbecue, with whole roasted suckling pig, red […]

Indecent Exposure

Indecent Exposure

“Get your clothes on, Ethel!”  I’m wanting to say that line came from a song inspired by the streaking culture in the ’70s. I’m sure many people were offended by the 500 nude participants at the University of Maryland in 1973 that started the whole phenomenon, and the rash of streaking incidents that followed. In […]

Charles White Park to receive outdoor fitness zone

Charles White Park to receive outdoor fitness zone

From the office of Supv.  Mike Antonovich: A new outdoor fitness zone will be installed at Charles White Park, 77 Mountain View Street in Altadena, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich. At a cost of $45,000, provided through a MetLife Grant to Los Angeles County Parks, the fitness zone is an easy-to-use outdoor gym with equipment […]

Branding: The Future of Publishing?

Branding:  The Future of Publishing?

Bob Stein has written a very thoughtful and compelling post about the future of bookstores at if:book, the website for the Institute for the Future of the Book.  It’s an excellent piece, so please click through to read it in its entirety, but I’ll try to summarize a bit of it here.  His thesis is […]

Handling gangs "The Pasadena Way"

Handling gangs "The Pasadena Way"

Thought this was worth sharing, in today's Pasadena Weekly: a piece by Pasadena Police Chief Bernard Melekian on why the streets DIDN'T run red with blood this summer, as predicted, in his town.  Since we're in Pasadena's penumbra, it bears looking at. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Pasadena Independent – September 24th, 2009

Pasadena Independent – September 24th, 2009

Read the Full Story at Pasadena Independent

PCC board elections warming up

PCC board elections warming up

PSN has a piece from Emma Gallegos on the race for the Pasadena City College board Nov. 3.  The District 1 seat, representing La Cañada Flintridge, western Altadena and western Pasadena, is held by Geoffrey Baum, who is facing off against challenger Steven Gibson.  District 3 represents northwest Pasadena and Altadena, and is held by […]

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