Archive for ‘November, 2009’


Antonovich launches information effort on Angeles Crest highway closures

Antonovich launches information effort on Angeles Crest highway closures

From Supv. Michael Antonovich's office: The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich to direct the Department of Public Works to conduct a media and public outreach campaign to ensure the public is alerted in advance of any possible closures of Angeles Crest Highway (SR-2) and the Angeles Forest Highway […]

Two Beasts

Two Beasts

I have an architectural photo to post. The building has interesting lines. I sit at the keyboard, hunkered down in my lair, without one interesting line in my head. “Must write must write must write,” I think. But I don’t type it because it isn’t interesting. Squeak! “Boz, I’m trying to work.” If I hadn’t […]

Police trilogy wraps up

Police trilogy wraps up

Best-selling author Joseph Wambaugh joins Larry in studio to talk about “Hollywood Moon,” the last in his darkly comic, gritty trilogy chronicling the goings-on in a Hollywood police station. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Vroman’s Bestsellers 11/23/2009

Vroman’s Bestsellers 11/23/2009

Hardcover Fiction The Gathering Storm, Robert Jordan Shanghai Girls, Lisa See The Help, Kathryn Stockett Too Much Happiness, Alice Munro The Lost Symbol, Dan Brown Warbreaker, Brandon Sanderson Nine Dragons, Michael Connelly Wolf Hall, Hilary Mantel Under the Dome, Stephen King Last Night In Twisted River, John Irving Hardcover Non-Fiction Open, Andre Agassi Going Rogue, […]

The Last Embrace

The Last Embrace

Over the last couple of years I’ve been devoting a fair amount of my fiction reading time to books set in my hometown of Los Angeles, and/or my adopted hometown of Pasadena. Because I’m a fan of mystery and crime novels, it’s easy to find lots to choose from — L.A. is hugely popular with […]

Playing “The Card Game”

Playing “The Card Game”

Credit card companies have never been favorites in the eyes of the American public, but since the collapse of the economy and with it the consumer credit market the abusive and predatory practices of those companies have been in the crosshairs of lawmakers and an angry public. Frontline looks into the effort to corral credit […]

A warm holiday meal

A warm holiday meal

The Los Angeles Mission has been doling out Thanksgiving meals for the homeless and disadvantaged for nearly two decades and this year is no different….except they expect to feed more (close to four thousand) with fewer resources. We'll talk to the president of the LA Mission about need, poverty, volunteerism, and a warm holiday meal. […]

We’re Thankful For…

We’re Thankful For…

We at Hometown Pasadena talked amongst ourselves about what we’re thankful for here, and we wanted to share our short list for the Thanksgiving holiday. Here’s one hometown thing each of us is thankful for — except that some of us just couldn’t keep it to one thing. Mel Malmberg: The way Pasadena fosters community. […]

A big Blue Lobster thank you …

A big Blue Lobster thank you …

goes out to all Altadenablog readers and friends who contributed to our team, Rosie's Blue Lobsters, at last weekend's Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles Buddy Walk! We raised over $1,300 to support families and individuals with Down Syndrome!  Thank you again for your support! (Photo: Rosie's big sister Mimi and hidden friend Lilly carry […]

Policy trilogy wraps up

Policy trilogy wraps up

Best-selling author Joseph Wambaugh joins Larry in studio to talk about “Hollywood Moon,” the last in his darkly comic, gritty trilogy chronicling the goings-on in a Hollywood police station. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

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