Archive for ‘April, 2010’


Arroyo & Foothills hosts Chaney Trail brush clearance this Sunday

Arroyo & Foothills hosts Chaney Trail brush clearance this Sunday

Dear Neighbors & Friends– We're doing it again…clearing flammable brush growth off the Altadena Foothills Conservancy (now Arroyos and Foothills Conservancy) land along Chaney Trail that many of you helped purchase and protect. Growth has been modest, and progress from prior years has made the job easier, but we still need all your help to […]

Street smart lunch cart: Kogi @ Coffee Gallery

Street smart lunch cart: Kogi @ Coffee Gallery

… Wednesday, 7:30-10:30 PM.  One of these days, we'll go … Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Cars 2.0: the future of the auto industry

Cars 2.0:  the future of the auto industry

The last 10 years have proven be one of the biggest periods of change the global auto industry has ever seen—the next 10 years promise to be just as revolutionary. As cars become more technologically capable, more fuel-efficient, and more powerful (even as the engines get smaller), the auto industry has both struggled and managed […]

Missing Corporate America. Occasionally.

Missing Corporate America. Occasionally.

There’s a lot to be said for being your own boss working your own hours in your own house.  Most of it revolves around wearing your pajamas during the day, but other work -at- home types cite the freedom and the creativity. I would agree with that statement, but every once in a while, I […]

Brio Cafe goes Hollywood

Brio Cafe goes Hollywood

Altadena's Brio Spa and Cafe, 2003-2009 N. Lake,  is picking up on the "cafe" part, catering some major events with the help of the Episcopal Housing Alliance kitchen. On March 27, Brio Cafe catered a meeting for 200 union members at the Writer's Guild of America, across from the Farmer's Market Grove in Los Angeles.  […]

Strike ends in Capistrano Unified schools

Strike ends in Capistrano Unified schools

Larry gets the latest on the deal reached late last night between the Capistrano Unified School District and the Capistrano Education Association, ending the 3-Day strike that took teachers out of the classroom. What are the terms of the deal? Will temporary pay reductions for teachers become permanent? Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Elements: The Bar

Elements: The Bar

Once the Pasadena Playhouse returns (we have faith that it will), the Playhouse District will really have it goin’ on, now that Elements Kitchen has added a proper bar to the neighborhood. Lined with windows to the street and the Playhouse courtyard, the space is comfortably furnished with a few low, upholstered seating areas for […]

Wear Your Extrovert Genes

Wear Your Extrovert Genes

Did you know the Doo Dah Parade is coming up this Saturday? Did you know it’s in a new location? Do you want to be in it? You could march with the winners of the Thorny Rose Award. The award was given late this year. I just learned that Friends of Hahamongna (I’m a Friend) […]

"We Tell Stories" returns to the Libraries May 11

"We Tell Stories" returns to the Libraries May 11

Explore Latino art and culture on May 11 at the Bob Lucas Branch Library, 2659 N. Lincoln Ave. The "We Tell Stories" troupe returns to the Altadena Libraries with their hit story-play Cuentos de la Familia/Stories of the Family, at 11 AM. At 3:30 PM, explore Latino arts & culture with craft activities, also at […]

Mixed Media

Mixed Media

Finding inspiration in the ordinary… I’ve touched on it here before. And then again. Sometimes all it takes to uplift your spirit is to look down at a wonderfully decrepit street, where the cracks have been there long enough for moss to grow and the city markings (gas lines? sewer?) look like tags from a […]

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