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Library announces Friday movies for August

Library announces Friday movies for August

The Altadena Library's Summer Movie Extravaganza continues through August with movies every Friday afternoon, starting at 3:30 PM.  All movies are free. Aug. 6: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, rated G Aug. 13: Date Night, rated PG-13 Aug. 20: Furry Vengeance, rated PG Aug. 27: Last Song, rated PG Read the Full Story at Altadena […]

The Luggage Room Coming to Del Mar Station

The Luggage Room Coming to Del Mar Station

First reported by Feast, some very exciting news for foodies and pizza lovers out there as LGO Hospitality, the owners of La Grande Orange, is in the middle of building out The Luggage Room pizzeria in what used to be the actual baggage holding room for the Santa Fe Train Depot. The new restaurant is […]

Café Culture

Café Culture

We shouldn’t even tell you about this great neighborhood secret, but here we go: These folks steam an excellent mocha. The flaky apple turnover is from Europane, so what they don’t make themselves they procure from the best. It’s a regulars’ kind of place; one laptop-sporting regular says he knows Café Culture has been here […]

Eating the Rose Bowl: The L.A. Street Food Festival

Eating the Rose Bowl: The L.A. Street Food Festival

Los Angeles, you may have heard, is in the midst of a love affair with the food truck. The most recent episode in this fling—if it can still be called that—was last Saturday at the Rose Bowl, where a sold-out crowd of 5,000, including yours truly, showed up for the Los Angeles Street Food Festival’s […]

Back From Lunch…

Back From Lunch…

…and in my imagination, it included three martinis. Like this other structure, the building in this picture looks too retro to possibly live by today’s rules. Voicemail? Nope. Just leave your messages with Velma at the switchboard… Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Checking in from Ashland, Oregon before Twelfth Night

Checking in from Ashland, Oregon before Twelfth Night

Hello, Chaos Crew…. I am in beautiful Ashland, Oregon at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival with my niece Fiona and my sister-in-law Susan. Nothing like a ten- year old to get you up and going ! I had visions of long walks and lazy afternoons with a iced tea and a book but not with Fiona […]

Window Tweetment

Window Tweetment

I have Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and a blog and it’s already enough/plenty/on the verge of too much. Some people digg and delicious and Classmates and Flickr and Friendster and the list goes on and on. (I tried Library Thing briefly but that was too obsessive even for me.) Do you tweet? “Tweeter” was my nickname […]

‘Dena Weekend: July 29-Aug. 1

‘Dena Weekend: July 29-Aug. 1

Keep checking back as more information comes in! Thurs., July 29 Teens age 13-17 can make a wave bottle at the Teen Reading Program at the Altadena Library, 600 E. Mariposa, starting at 3 PM. The Akafuji Daiko taiko drumming troupe from Otsuki City, Japan, makes a rare U.S. appearance at Farnsworth Park, 5 PM. […]

Pasadena Independent – July 29, 2010

Pasadena Independent – July 29, 2010

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Times reporter Eric Malnic dies in Altadena home

Times reporter Eric Malnic dies in Altadena home

The LA Times has an obit of Altadenan Eric Malnic, 73, one of those old-school reporters and editors who died Tuesday in his Altadena home.  Malnic was one of the Pulitzer Prize-winning team that covered the 1965 Watts riots for the Times, became an ace rewrite man, and later specialized in aviation and plane crash […]

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