Archive for ‘January, 2010’


State sen. Liu to hold redistricting town hall in San Gabriel Jan. 28

State sen. Liu to hold redistricting town hall in San Gabriel Jan. 28

Sen. Carol Liu will host a Town Hall meeting on the redistricting process Jan. 28 in San Gabriel. The meeting will increase awareness about the once-a-decade process of redrawing legislative district lines and what it means to residents of the 21st Senate District, said Liu, D-La Cañada Flintridge. California voters in November 2008 approved Proposition […]

So You Think You Can Cook?

So You Think You Can Cook?

Cooking-show mania is showing no signs of abating, and the newest one is seeking passionate home cooks with absolutely no professional experience. If that describes you, and you’re looking for fame, possible fortune, and the chance to have Gordon Ramsay yell at you, then head over to Farmers Market for the casting call on Sunday. […]

The Icing on the Cake…

The Icing on the Cake…

This view from Raymond Hill is the gorgeous result of last week’s storms. We don’t normally see snow this close to us. (Want to get even closer? Go over to Altadenahiker and check out her vantage point. And Ben over at the sky is big in pasadena has yet another view. And wouldn’t you know […]

Nature, Doing Its Job

Nature, Doing Its Job

The whole world burst out of its proverbial house house yesterday and enjoyed the sun. Hahamongna Watershed Park was flooded with bikers, hikers, horses, dogs and mountain runoff. The other day on The Sky is Big in Pasadena (not a misnomer, by the way) there was a discussion about whether or not the past week’s […]

Haiti bleg

Haiti bleg

(A "bleg" is a beg on a blog!) Just a reminder that if your local church, business, service club or other organization is doing a benefit for Haitian relief, let us know! (We're not interested in national/international campaigns, because that information is easily available elsewhere — but we DO want to help out those who […]

Calm After the Storm

Calm After the Storm

Clouds parted briefly yesterday around 4:45 … just in time for magic hour. Isn’t it amazing how blue the sky looks after a week of rain? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Tilt

Tilt

This is Earlham Street, looking west from Lake Avenue. I did not take this photo on a windy day. Any scientists out there? What is it about our trees? Is our sun always in the southern skies and if so, why isn’t that true of everywhere in the northern hemisphere? Is it axis tilt? Magnets? […]

Bridwell resigns from town council

Bridwell resigns from town council

The Altadena Town Council suffered its second resignation of a new councilman in as many months today, with the resignation of vice-chair Dennis Bridwell. Chairman Gino Sund sent out the following email this afternoon: Council Members,   I am sorry to announce the resignation of Dennis Bridwell Representative from CT 4603.01 from the Council.  In his […]

Coffee Shops For Tea Drinkers

Coffee Shops For Tea Drinkers

Sure, they can paint a perfect fleur-de-lis in cappuccino foam, but can L.A.’s best baristas also brew a great cup of tea? Here are a few coffee shops that know their pekoes from their Ceylons. Espresso Profeta Hand-pulled espresso drinks may be the main draw at this  two-year-old UCLA café hangout, but don’t overlook the house […]

DineLA: It’s About Pasadena, Too

DineLA: It’s About Pasadena, Too

Just when you thought it was time to diet and swear off three-course meals, along comes DineLA, the ever-popular prix-fixe-a-thon that gives budget-conscious diners a chance to try new restaurants for less. The city-sponsored DineLA Restaurant Week is in fact two weeks, from January 31 to February 5 (excluding Saturdays). To participate, restaurants offer three-course […]

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