Archive for ‘October, 2009’


Big garage sale to make your weekend!

Big garage sale to make your weekend!

Now that's what we're talking about, from Bill Burnett: HUGE MULTI-FAMILY GARAGE SALE Saturday, Oct 24, 8 AM to 3 PM At the home of the Burnetts 2375 Catherine Rd. Altadena, CA 91001 2 blocks west of Lake off Calaveras Electronics, Furniture, Strollers, Clothes, Toys and much much more Come find what your looking for! […]

Chaos Chronicles Podcast 205 is up!

Chaos Chronicles Podcast 205 is up!

The new Chaos Chronicles Podcast is up…Here’s what’s on the show this week:My Apology to my Sister Julie 15 years laterThe Homecoming-Industrial ComplexBalloon Boy and the Silver LiningLian’s Plan to Burn Extra Calories while working at home, alone, with no coworkers, right next to a kitchen.Free Business Ideas!And, yes, More U2! I get ready for […]

Turkey Burgers

Turkey Burgers

Most turkey burgers are generic things, coming out of the mass-produced, Foster Farms operation, making a person wonder if they really are a more responsible choice than beef burgers. But when they’re done right, a turkey burger is a beautiful thing — not just lower in fat and less environmentally bad than beef burgers, but […]

I Love Trader Joe’s Cookbook

I Love Trader Joe’s Cookbook

This is a departure from the usual nightstand novels and nonfiction, but I just can’t resist sharing the charms of this goofy new cookbook by La Cañada gal Cherie Mercer Twohy. The cover and design are pretty dreadful, but they’re dreadful in the homespun spirit of Trader Joe’s, so I can forgive that. Her writing […]

The Battle to Save Mt. Wilson

The Battle to Save Mt. Wilson

Astronomers from around the world, not to mention all of us locals, watched as the Station Fire swept toward Mt. Wilson, threatening to destroy the historic and important observatory, not to mention a lot of L.A.’s communications infrastructure. Observatory superintendent (and astrophotographer) Dave Jurasevich was there to observe the battle, and he’s coming to the […]

Dollhouse

Dollhouse

The gingerbread trim and purple gable make this house seem like something out of a fairy tale. And since it’s getting closer to Halloween, perhaps a tale like this, from poet John Reibetanz: The Finger Puppets in the Attic Dollhouse If they, more petitethan the mice whose flittingshave pillaged their robes’ sparkled trim, stood tiptoeon […]

Library’s spooky offerings

Library’s spooky offerings

Halloween is just around the corner, and the Altadena Library's offering a couple of fun projects next week: On Tues., Oct. 27, celebrate Dia de los Muertos with activities that include construction paper jack o' lanterns, puppets, Mexican paper flowers, and sugar skull decorating at the main library, 600 E. Mariposa, starting at 6:30 PM. […]

Octoberish

Octoberish

It’s still more than a week ’til Halloween and the pumpkin patches are up all over town. They’re like Christmas tree lots. (Sure enough, once the pumpkins are gone the same lots will be stocked with trees set out to dry.) You’ve got eight days–well, nights–to get on over to East Jackson Street and see […]

Star tech

Star tech

High-tech entrepreneurs, trainers, dreamers, and others gathered today at the Business Technology Center at 2400 Lincoln Ave. for  Los Angeles Tech Week.  BTC Manager Mark Lieberman said that about 400 people attended the day of demonstrations, panels, displays, and nifty swag. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Super King offers Groupon deal

Super King offers Groupon deal

We're here to serve — so someone alerted us to a deal at Groupon — Super King Market is having a "buy a $10 coupon and get $20 worth of groceries" deal today, so check it out here. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

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