Archive for ‘October, 2009’


U2 Images

U2 Images

Photos from Sunday’s U2 360 Tour stop at the Rose Bowl Photos by Terry Miller Read the Full Story at Pasadena Independent

Congresswoman Sanchez: Cognitive decline and football

Congresswoman Sanchez: Cognitive decline and football

Rep. Linda Sanchez, D-Some o’ Whittier, says the National Football League’s study of players’ head injuries as they might relate to dementia and other medical problems is fraught with conflicts of interest. Read the Full Story at Larry Wilson’s Public Eye

Venice Cooking School

Venice Cooking School

Two of the country’s most respected cookbook authors and cooks have joined forces to open the Venice Cooking School, and the pending holiday-season roster of classes is tempting indeed. The partners are Martha Rose Shulman, author of some 25 cookbooks, including The Vegetarian Feast, Provençal Light and Entertaining Light, and Clifford A. Wright, author of […]

Optimist Youth Raises $160,000 for at Risk Youth Treatment and Education Programs

Optimist Youth Raises $160,000 for at Risk Youth Treatment and Education Programs

More than $160,000 was raised at the 2009 Mentors Award Gala to benefit the treatment and education programs for at-risk youth served by Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services. Held Oct. 21 in the Globe Theatre at Universal Studios, the evening honored two of Optimist’s major supporters – Terry Chapman, founder of Chapman Insurance and  […]

Post wind street debris cleanup today

Post wind street debris cleanup today

Sussy Nemer of Supv. Antonovich's office emails us: LA County Public Works will be sending crews today to pick up the tree debris that has fallen in the street.  The tree debris on private property should be collected by the resident and placed in the appropriate receptacle or bundled for their normal trash pick-up. We have a […]

Who holds the key to hiking Eaton Canyon?

Who holds the key to hiking Eaton Canyon?

The city of Pasadena limits snake way up into Eaton Canyon for the water rights. Once you step off the Altadena curb from Pinecrest into the canyon to hike up to Mt. Wilson or just to Henninger or Idlehour on the old Toll Road, you’re in Pas for at least a little while … if […]

Guest Post: Paria Kooklan on Iran Overload

Guest Post:  Paria Kooklan on Iran Overload

Paria Kooklan writes the incredibly hilarious blog Stuck in the Safety Net.  As you will soon learn, she’s at work on a novel.  She was good enough to tend the shop while I was away: I recently started working on a novel about an Iranian-American family living in Southern California. Come to think of it, […]

Organizing the Chaos that is in my Head

Organizing the Chaos that is in my Head

Like a lot of people, I have a notebook where I jot down ideas. Notebook is strong word. I have zillions of Post-It Stacks. I write down individual ideas on individuals Post-Its, then stick them all together, notebook-fashion. Different stacks for different projects. Yes, it is inefficient, but its my inefficiency.I have Post-Its stacks for […]

McGovern & Dean Talk Politics in Altadena

McGovern & Dean Talk Politics in Altadena

This is not your usual small-town library event: the Friends of the Altadena Public Library are hosting George McGovern and John Dean at the Senior Center on November 2nd to sign books and give a joint lecture called, appropriately, “Talking Politics.” McGovern, a former U.S. senator, Democratic presidential candidate and respected historian, will be signing […]

There’s a Light Over at the Frankenstein Place

There’s a Light Over at the Frankenstein Place

Rocky Horror at the Rialto on Halloween? It’s a time warp! Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

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