Archive for ‘January, 2010’


Snow Days

Snow Days

Storm #4 got cold enough to give the San Gabriels a healthy shot of snow, and this weekend you’re likely to want to get into some elevation for some sledding, skiing or snowman-making fun. But there are challenges. At this writing, Angeles Crest Highway in La Cañada is closed from about 14 miles northeast of […]

2011 Tournament of Roses Theme Revealed – “Building Dreams, Friendships & Memories”

2011 Tournament of Roses Theme Revealed – “Building Dreams, Friendships & Memories”

In a ceremony Thursday, the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association’s Board of Directors confirmed Jeffrey L. Throop as President for the 2010-2011 Tournament year. Throop will provide leadership for the 122nd Rose Parade and the 97th Rose Bowl Game® presented by Citi on Saturday, January 1, 2011. President Throop revealed Building Dreams, Friendships […] Read […]

Weather Starting to Clear for the Weekend

Weather Starting to Clear for the Weekend

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Arcbuilding & Other Ways to Kill a Weekend

Arcbuilding & Other Ways to Kill a Weekend

It is a soggy, marshy sort of day, the fifth in a row in this week of spitting rain and wind.  We’re not used to this in Southern California; rain makes us crazy, like wet Santa Ana winds.  Anyway, I recommend a lot of reading this weekend.  Stay inside, cultivate your mind a bit, you […]

PUSD schools help with Haiti relief

PUSD schools help with Haiti relief

From PUSD: Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) students, teachers, families, and families have united in support of the victims of last week's earthquake in Haiti.  Like the rest of the country, students have responded to images and news of the island nation's tragedy, and raised funds to help recovery efforts. The Pasadena area's spirit of […]

K9 Art Retires from Pasadena PD

K9 Art Retires from Pasadena PD

  Pasadena police dog “Art” retired from the Police Department last week during a special ceremony and party in his honor at the Pasadena Air Operations Center. Art is credited with 593 narcotics finds and discovered $4,653,000 in cash during his career, Pasadena police Interim Police Chief Christopher Vicino said. But after spending […] Read […]

When Brute Force Fails

When Brute Force Fails

Crime may be down in Los Angeles, but punishment remains a significant state issue, compounded by Gov. Schwarzenegger’s recent urging to privatize prisons. Nationally, one in every hundred men in the U.S. is incarcerated—the highest number in our history and the highest percentage of any country in the world. What’s at the root of this […]

Pasadena Waldorf School Open House Jan. 31

Pasadena Waldorf School Open House Jan. 31

Pasadena Waldorf School Open House Saturday, January 30th 10 am – 2pm 209 E. Mariposa Street Altadena 626 794 9564 Visit our classrooms, meet our faculty, and participate in an artistic activity.  Children are welcome, but should be supervised by a parent.  Some presentations and activities will not be suitable for young children.  This parent education […]

How Warren Beatty seduced America

How Warren Beatty seduced America

With memorable roles in Bonnie and Clyde, Shampoo, Bugsy, and Bulworth, Warren Beatty is one of the most iconic figures in film. Along with Orson Welles, he is the only person to be nominated for four Academy Awards for a single film- though Beatty did it twice, earning actor, director, screenwriter, and producer nominations for […]

To Do List for Friday January 22, 2010

To Do List for Friday January 22, 2010

Looking ahead at a weekend free of obligations and chores! Yes! So glad we cut back the roses (me) and put in new gutters ( my husband) last weekend. Maybe, maybe, I can finally get to those movies I’ve had on my list since November.Here’s what’s on my To Do List:Take a shower Is it […]

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