Archive for ‘May, 2010’


Remnants of Winter

Remnants of Winter

Almost June, and the mountains still have a little snow… Are we sure summer is just around the corner? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Busch Gardens Pasadena: Gateway

Busch Gardens Pasadena: Gateway

If you ever get a chance to hear Michael Logan speak about Pasadena’s Busch Gardens, go listen and enjoy yourself. He’s got a great collection of photos and post cards, he’s knowledgeable, and best of all he loves his subject. Last Saturday Logan spoke to a crowded auditorium at Westridge School before we headed out […]

Parts of Angeles National Forest will open Wed.

Parts of Angeles National Forest will open Wed.

Paul Ayers spotted this in the 818 Blog: the National Forest Service will re-open parts of the Angeles National Forest beginning tomorrow (Wed.), including Millard Campground.  Large parts of the forest will remain closed, however.  Details here. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

The Hacked! Flash Drive: It’s an Awesome Thing.

The Hacked! Flash Drive: It’s an Awesome Thing.

I post the It’s an Awesome Thing series whenever I run across something particularly awesome in the store. It may include books, gift items, stationery items, etc., but they will all tend towards the quirky, cool, and just plain strange. It could happen daily, monthly, or never again, but then again, we have so many […]

Chaos Crew All Play! Suggest Graduation Soundtrack!

Chaos Crew All Play! Suggest Graduation Soundtrack!

Hello, Crew… Can I tell you, a Classic Chaos situation today! I am trying to squeeze in actual work and my pre -Red Carpet rituals before the Gracies tonight. Posts, e-mail responses, mani/pedi, charging camera battery, driving to Santa Monica to get for hair and make-up at sister Liz’s with mandatory stop at my moms […]

The life of Artie Shaw

The life of Artie Shaw

Author and critic Tom Nolan joins Larry Mantle to discuss his new book Three Chords for Beauty’s Sake which celebrates the life and legacy of jazz legend Artie Shaw. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

California’s minority-majority voters in the 2010 elections

California’s minority-majority voters in the 2010 elections

2010 will be a huge year in California politics—a U.S. Senate seat and the Governor’s office are both up for grabs as the state grapples with a slumping economy, record budget deficits, groundbreaking environmental regulations and constant demographic changes. Minority voters, heretofore almost seen as a special interest group that needed to be courted by […]

Lincoln Crossing on "Our Town" Wed. night

Lincoln Crossing on "Our Town" Wed. night

Michele Zack sends us this on tomorrow's show: Altadena Lincoln Avenue project manager Matt Abney will be Michele Zack's guest Wed. night at 9 PM on Arroyo Channel 32's (Charter Cable) Our Town. They will discuss the long and fractious history of Altadena's largest commercial development. Transformation of the once-blighted stretch of Lincoln Avenue from […]

Rosso Wine Shop

Rosso Wine Shop

Tiny Rosso doesn’t try to compete with the big guys; instead, owner Jeff Zimmitti focuses on France, Spain, Italy and California, selecting the best-value wines that go well with food. The result is a user-friendly shop that’s a great addition to north Glendale’s burgeoning “gourmet gulch” on Verdugo Road. Pick up a bottle to enjoy […]

Fillmore Gold Line Station Remodel Almost Complete

Fillmore Gold Line Station Remodel Almost Complete

The remodel of the Fillmore Gold Line station is finally wrapping up as large red planters, new vegetation, seating, bike racks, and other aesthetic improvements have been successfully implemented. The fencing around the new public plaza and walkway should be coming down soon, and the simple yet dramatic improvements will give the station a fresh […]

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