Archive for ‘May, 2010’


Hidden by Roses

Hidden by Roses

Where the rustic porch was hidden by roses, red and white,And honeysuckle laden with wealth of blossoms bright,And the brier gave its sweetness at the dewy evening hour,And the violet its perfume to the kissing of the shower;Where bird and insect singing from the cherry-laden tree,Were answered from the clover fields by humming of the […]

Busch Gardens Pasadena: Decor

Busch Gardens Pasadena: Decor

You’ve probably heard about Busch Gardens. There’s a Busch Gardens theme park in St. Louis (Grant’s Farm), one in Williamsburg and one in Tampa Bay. There was even at one time a Busch Gardens in Van Nuys, California. But the original Busch Gardens was here in Pasadena. It wasn’t a theme park. There were no […]

Christ the Shepherd Spring Jamboree set for Sat.

Christ the Shepherd Spring Jamboree set for Sat.

The community is invited to attend Christ the Shepherd Lutheran Church’s Spring Jamboree on Sat.,  May 29 from 11:00 AM. to 3:00 PM at 185 Altadena Drive (corner of Glenrose).   Activities include a Giant Fish Fry “with all the fixins,” Bake Sale, and Arts and Crafts from 10,000 Villages, African Team Ministries and local artists. […]

The stalking of Martin Luther King Jr. and the hunt for his assassin

The stalking of Martin Luther King Jr. and the hunt for his assassin

Hampton Sides dramatizes the run-up to the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. in his new book “Hellhound on His Trail.” The book has earned critical acclaim for its sharp writing and the compelling way it intercuts King’s final days with those of assassin James Earl Ray. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Saving the San Gabriel Mountains

Saving the San Gabriel Mountains

A group of environmentalists, scientists, and nine cities, including Claremont and La Canada-Flintridge, are pushing Rep. David Dreier (R-San Dimas) to protect a large section of Angeles National Forest. Conservationists fear that encroaching development, fires, the dwindling budget of the U.S. Forest Service, and millions of yearly visitors are threatening the integrity of the mountains. […]

Tar Pit Bar: Happy Hour Classics

Tar Pit Bar: Happy Hour Classics

No bones about it, the Tar Pit’s just-announced happy hour menu of drinks and snacks might ease your work-to-play transition beautifully. The sleek ’30s-supper-club-style bar-with-food, opened about six months ago by Campanile’s Mark Peel and Jay Perrin, offers a small selection of $6 classic cocktails (about half price) and a revolving “Aperitivo of the Week” […]

Pasadena Officer Fires Weapon Unintentionally

Pasadena Officer Fires Weapon Unintentionally

At approximately 8:45 a.m. Monday, Pasadena Police Officers attempted a felony traffic stop on Armando Garcia, 35, of Pasadena. Garcia is a parolee and was wanted for felony assault on his live-in girlfriend the night prior. Officers recognized Mr. Garcia driving a vehicle and initiated the traffic stop in the 1100 block of North […] […]

Remembering the fallen

Remembering the fallen

The annual Peace Officer's Memorial Run, which started at LA County Sheriff's headquarters in Monterey Park on Friday, finished Sunday afternoon at Altadena Station. The runners finishing the race at Altadena Station. The torch remembering fallen peace officiers was carried throughout the race. Altadena Station deputy Gregory Gabriel leads the memorial service. Fortunately, this year, […]

Vroman’s Bestsellers 5/24/2010

Vroman’s Bestsellers 5/24/2010

Hardcover Fiction 61 Hours, Lee Child Help, Kathryn Stockett The Ark, Boyd Morrison The Double Comfort Safari Club, Alexander McCall Smith Island Beneath the Sea, Isabel Allende Storm Prey, John Sandford This Body of Death, Elizabeth George Haunt Me Still, Jennifer Lee Carrell Private Life, Jane Smiley Strip, Thomas Perry Hardcover Nonfiction 101 Things I […]

The LOST Weekend: I am a Jack Girl

The LOST Weekend: I am a Jack Girl

Okay, Chaos Crew. It’s Monday morning and I am behind. Way behind. I was so unsettled/unfocused/excited by the LOST Lost: The Ice Cream Cake finale, that I couldn’t write my oprah column or produce a podcast yesterday. Yesterday, in between folding laundry, making stuffed shells for dinner, and doing upper arm exercises, I watched 6.5 […]

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