Archive for ‘February, 2010’


The Mysterious 7 x

The Mysterious 7 x

I was leading a Public Affairs Office staff meeting at about 2 p.m. Monday as the sun shone brightly through my window. Here’s a closer look: After about five minutes only the 7 remained. And then it, too, disappeared in the shadows. Ooooohhhh. Read the Full Story at Pasadena PIO

Just Guessing

Just Guessing

I think there is a desk up there, right behind that window. And somewhere buried underneath a stack of papers is something — a coffee mug or perhaps a framed plaque — that says, “a clean desk is a sign of a sick mind.” What do you think? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of […]

iPhone Wednesday #4 – Genius

iPhone Wednesday #4 – Genius

I’ve downloaded some iPhone photo apps but haven’t used them much. I didn’t do anything special. These photos were taken with the iPhone, then uploaded and edited on the computer. These plants have their own genius and don’t need much editing.The apps I’ve got include: CameraBag, AutoStitch (at which John is a genius), TiltShift (look […]

HS seniors: March 1 deadline for Edison Scholars Program

HS seniors: March 1 deadline for Edison Scholars Program

NOTE: Here's the online link to a form that needs to be filled out and mailed — yes, mailed! — by March 1: www.edison.com/edisonscholars High school seniors are encouraged to apply for Edison International’s annual Edison Scholars program, which has a March 1 deadline to submit applications. Each selected student will be awarded a $2,500 […]

Sunday Night at Church & State

Sunday Night at Church & State

Good-value Sunday-night menus are all the rage in town, and it’s a trend we applaud — especially the one at Church & State in Downtown’s loft district. The prix-fixe menu is $39 a head for four courses, served in a way that allows for sampling a lot of good things. Three of us went last […]

Arcadia Skater Ready for Her Close Up

Arcadia Skater Ready for Her Close Up

Hometown girl Mirai Nagasu hits the ice tonight for her country at the Olympic games in Vancouver, and you can be sure that all of Arcadia High — hell, all of Arcadia itself — will be watching. The 16-year-old figure skater was born in Montebello and raised in Arcadia, attending Foothills Middle School and then […]

I’m So Glad You Care , Pepperidge Farm

I’m So Glad You Care , Pepperidge Farm

Cucumber sandwiches aren't the same without you, VTWB. A few weeks ago, I sent out a desperate tweet: Why, why doesn’t any big bakery make slider buns? And then I added to my 100 characters, “Get on it , Pepperidge Farm. ” And you know who tweeted back? Pepperidge Farm! The actual Pepperidge Farm! They […]

Pasadena PD Donates $500 to West Pasadena Little League

Pasadena PD Donates $500 to West Pasadena Little League

The Pasadena Police Command staff recently traded their uniforms for aprons when they grilled almost 800 hot dogs for the grand re-opening of the Robinson Park. “It was our pleasure to be able to take one of our basic tenets – We exist to Serve the Community – and serve up hot dogs to hundreds […]

Special Mayan Dinner at Chichen Itza

Special Mayan Dinner at Chichen Itza

Squash, venison, pepitas (pumpkin seeds) — these are foods indigenous to the parts of present-day Mexico where the Mayan empire once held sway. They’re also the building blocks of an eight-course Mayan Tasting Dinner happening this Friday at Chichen Itzá Restaurant. Fans of the restaurant’s contemporary Yucatecan menu will find new dishes to explore including sikil’ […]

Education, politics, the economy… major issues for African-Americans

Education, politics, the economy… major issues for African-Americans

Education is a core issue for black Americans, but employment, immigration policies, and getting involved in the political process are not far behind. Even as the economy looks like it’s struggling back to its feet, what are African-Americans’ major concerns in the current political and economic climate? Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

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