Archive for ‘November, 2009’


Tis the Season…

Tis the Season…

Holiday banners adorn lamp posts, lighted garlands span Fair Oaks and twinkly wreaths line Mission. (By the way, there are only 27 shopping days until Christmas…) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Darling Clementines

Darling Clementines

I picked this season’s first ripe clementines from our tree on Thanksgiving day. Last year the tree gave very little fruit but this year I watered it every few weeks and I guess that made the difference. Some branches hang only a couple of feet above the ground, burdened with abundance. Clementines are about the […]

Black Friday Brings Music to Paseo Colorado

Black Friday Brings Music to Paseo Colorado

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. The cast from Baby It’s You treats shoppers to a free, sneak preview of the new show at Pasadena Playhouse and then Santa Claus paid a visit. Pasadena Playhouse presents (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director and Stephen Eich, Executive Director) by special arrangement with American Pop Anthology, […] […]

ISS flyby tonight …

ISS flyby tonight …

… start looking in the northwest about 5:35 tonight — supposed to be very bright and will fly overhead. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Whither the Blog: Technology in Fiction

Whither the Blog:  Technology in Fiction

I’m reading Cory Doctorow’s newest novel Makers right now, and one of the interesting things about the book is that it uses the verbs blog and tweet quite casually.  In other words, the novel takes place in a world where those words are perfectly normal and require no special elaboration.  Makers is a speculative novel, […]

An Amazonian perspective on climate change

An Amazonian perspective on climate change

It is easily one of the front lines of the environmental battles, a place where the beauty of nature intersects with the commercial possibilities of endless natural resources. The Amazon river and rainforest system in Brazil has absorbed plenty of blows from mankind over the centuries, but it still remains the world’s lungs and a […]

Turkey: Before and After

Turkey: Before and After

If you listened to the Chaos Chronicles 210, you know that I managed to lock myself in the closet at the end of the recording. I’ll wait until next week’s show to tell you how I finally made it out , but just know that I did in enough time to cook the turkey.Here are […]

FilmWeek

FilmWeek

Larry Mantle and KPCC film critics Henry Sheehan of henrysheehan.com, Andy Klein of Brand X, and Charles Solomon of Amazon.com discuss the week’s new film releases including Old Dogs, The Princess And The Frog, Ninja Assassin, The Road, Red Cliff, The Missing Person, The Private Lives of Pippa Lee, and The Sun. Read the Full […]

Some closed roads will re-open Monday

Some closed roads will re-open Monday

From the KCBS/KCAL site comes word that some roads that were closed by the Station Fire will re-open Monday, with the proviso that they may close again if rain beckons: Parts of the Angeles Forest Highway, Angeles Crest Highway and Big Tujunga Canyon and Upper Big Tujunga Canyon roads that were closed due to the […]

Caption this photo (#23)

Caption this photo (#23)

Who wants to take a crack at captioning this one? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

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