Archive for ‘January, 2010’


Altadena Connection now available

Altadena Connection now available

LA County's Altadena Connection, the community resource guide of local events and services, should have arrived in your mailbox and is available at the Community Center, library, senior center, and the usual places.  (We have a pdf version here.)  Particularly check out Page 11! We've also been asked to include a survey (another pdf document […]

Non Sequitur

Non Sequitur

As foreboding as this place looks, I swear I heard this when I last drove by. (I love this town.) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Welcome Weekend

Welcome Weekend

Here’s a view of the tower of St. Andrews Catholic Church as reflected in the windows overlooking the parking lot behind the LA Financial Credit Union at Fair Oaks and Walnut. No, I’m not making a statement about money and religion. I just thought it looked serene. I have a serene weekend planned. You? There’s […]

Mayor Bogaard’s 2010 State of the City Address Well Attended

Mayor Bogaard’s 2010 State of the City Address Well Attended

“Charting a New Course” was the theme of Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard’s 2010 State of the City event Thursday, Jan. 28, at La Salle High School. After a poetry recital by Douglas Kearny and introductions by vice mayor Victor Gordo, Mayor Bogaard took the podium…with the good news and the bad news of the State […]

2009 Annual Report is Online!

2009 Annual Report is Online!

Our first-ever annual report, which made its debut at Mayor Bill Bogaard’s State of the City event, was the brainchild of City Manager Michael Beck. In the interest of environmental stewardship only a limited number were printed, but you won’t be left out in the cold because it’s posted on the city website! It was […]

Global warming heats up the SEC

Global warming heats up the SEC

This week, by a margin divided along party lines, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted to encourage companies to disclose the effects of climate change on their business. Hold up—so that means global warming is real?? Some Republican commissioners equate the vote with a kind of political endorsement of an environmentalist agenda, but social […]

Rose Bowl Recreation Loop Scheduled for Facelift

Rose Bowl Recreation Loop Scheduled for Facelift

  Pasadena’s most popular exercise track is scheduled for a facelift. Pasadena city staff will outline steps for improving the 3.3-mile Rose Bowl recreation loop during a community meeting Wednesday, Feb. 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Arroyo Room at Brookside Golf Club, 1133 Rosemont Ave.  The meeting will be hosted by […] […]

Irving Thalberg: Hollywood’s producer prince

Irving Thalberg: Hollywood’s producer prince

Producer Irving Thalberg was called the Boy Wonder of Hollywood. By age 20 he ran Universal Pictures, and at age 24 he co-founded Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. His status was so large, in fact, that F. Scott Fitzgerald used Thalberg as the inspiration for the main character in his unfinished novel "The Last Tycoon." In Mark Viera's new […]

Chandler School has ewaste collection Sat.

Chandler School has ewaste collection Sat.

The weekend do-gooder activities just keep piling up:  tomorrow., Jan. 30, 10 AM-2 PM, the Chandler School in Pasadena will be holding an event: Like to be as Green as possible but have a bunch of electronic stuff you'd like to get rid of? Chandler School in Pasadena is hosting an event this Saturday that […]

Pondok Kaki Lima

Pondok Kaki Lima

Set up in a parking lot behind a Duarte motel just off the 210 Freeway, Pondok Kaki Lima is one of greater L.A.’s brightest beacons of Indonesian cooking. The weekly food fair is a collection of about a half-dozen vendors, most of which specialize in a single dish but nonetheless serve many. Some focus on […]

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