Archive for ‘July, 2010’


Hillsides defenders rejoice in approval of management ordinance

Hillsides defenders rejoice in approval of management ordinance

Pictured: composite picture of hillsides looking north from Loma Alta debris basin.  Photo courtesy altadenahills.org by Michele Zack, Altadena HeritageSpecial to Altadenablog This morning, July 27, 2010, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve the Altadena Hillside Management Ordinance as an amendment to our Community Standards District (CSD). Members of Altadena's […]

How long will you live?

How long will you live?

Researchers at Boston University are looking for a genetic link for Alzheimer’s. As part of this work, they studied 100-year-olds who show no signs of the disease. But, in the midst of their studies, they came across an even more interesting discovery—apparently; centenarians all share a group of genes that grants them their unusual longevity. […]

Teens: make waves at the Library Thursday at 3

Teens: make waves at the Library Thursday at 3

On Thursday, July 29 @ 3:00 teens can recycle a bottle and create "waves" to remind us of the ocean when we transform an ordinary empty bottle in to a "wave bottle." Teens (13-17) see you then!!! Make sure to join us in the Community Room for this fun program that is just a small part […]

Raising the Bar…

Raising the Bar…

Reverse Happy Hour? I can imagine it now: you walk in and hear something from a jukebox loaded with Janice Ian, Loretta Lynn and Morrissey. The Karaoke hasn’t started up yet, but when it does there is only one song choice. The bar napkins aren’t printed with trivia questions, instead you read statistics for things […]

Disability Advocates Compete in “ADA Jeopardy”

Disability Advocates Compete in “ADA Jeopardy”

With categories such as Park This, Wayfinding, Restrooms R Us and Employment Potpourri, three Pasadena-area disability advocates compete in a new television game show that’s fun and educational. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act this month, “ADA and Beyond” – a monthly program that highlights how the law assists people with […]

Stylish Nerds

Stylish Nerds

A while back I promised you a photo of me and John in our new glasses. We finally had our picture taken by our fabulous neighbor, Linda Centell (thank you, Linda!) and voila! New glasses. It’s a good day to post this photo because today is special: it’s the birthday of my husband, my best […]

Summer concerts swim "Upstream" Sat.

Summer concerts swim "Upstream" Sat.

Take a trip to the Caribbean this Saturday as the Sheriff's Support Group summer concert series welcomes Upstream to Farnsworth Park at 7 PM. The band UPSTREAM, whose members include two sons of the venerable inventor of Soca music, the late Ras Shorty I, was formed in the republic of Trinidad & Tobago in 1989. […]

Vroman’s Bestsellers 7/26/2010

Vroman’s Bestsellers 7/26/2010

Hardcover Fiction A Dog’s Purpose, Bruce Cameron The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest, Stieg Larsson The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, David Mitchell 32 Candles, Ernessa T. Carter The Rembrandt Affair, Daniel Silva Faithful Place, Tana French Live to Tell, Lisa Gardner The Madonnas of Echo Park, Brando Skyhorse The Hundred Foot Journey, […]

Political bias in media: is there any objective news? Is it naïve to want it?

Political bias in media: is there any objective news? Is it naïve to want it?

The likes of Keith Olbermann and Rush Limbaugh have a huge allure… which prompts the question: is “objective” journalism all it’s cracked up to be? And what does it mean to be objective anyway? Some analysts think objectivity in journalism was always a façade. Do you think journalism can be, or should be, truly unbiased? […]

Navigating L.A.’s food deserts—your turn to guide the ship

Navigating L.A.’s food deserts—your turn to guide the ship

So, what are community organizations and city leaders doing to help bring more grocery stores to underserved areas? And how does the lack of healthy options impact the health of the community? We take your calls and talk to one organization working with city council to come up with creative ideas. Read the Full Story […]

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