Archive for ‘August, 2010’


The Weather is Here

The Weather is Here

Yesterday’s thunderheads over the San Gabriel Mountains were a ghostly anniversary reminder of the pyrocumulus clouds resulting from the Station Fire, which began on August 26th of 2009 and is still under investigation. The Station Fire was at last fully contained on October 16th, 2009. The largest fire in the recorded history of the Angeles […]

"Life Won’t Wait"

"Life Won’t Wait"

Not for everybody, and for mature audiences only but it is amusing: we discovered this new Ozzie Osborn video, shot largely at Mountain View Cemetery and the Mausoleum. ———   Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Conversations with California’s congressmen and women – Rep. Xavier Becerra

Conversations with California’s congressmen and women – Rep. Xavier Becerra

Continuing our series of conversations with California’s lawmakers, we talk with Congressman Xavier Becerra, Democrat from Los Angeles. As members of Congress get ready to go back to DC after their recess ends in early September, they're preparing to deal with a number of issues — among them are the unprecedented rate of unemployment, the […]

Fire Danger Remains High after a Small Brush Fire in Monrovia Monday

Fire Danger Remains High after a Small Brush Fire in Monrovia Monday

Fire Danger Remains High after a Small Brush Fire in Monrovia Monday By Terry Miller A major Fire Department response put dozens of firefighters, three helicopters and 40 pieces of equipment at the foot of Canyon Park in Monrovia Monday, with assistance from Los Angeles County, Arcadia, Pasadena, Glendale, Monterey Park and the US Forest […]

What They Did This Summer

What They Did This Summer

Volunteering at the zoo seems like it would be one of those fun, easy ways for teenagers to do their community service. But volunteering at the L.A. Zoo is a very serious commitment, requiring extensive training and a whole lot of hours over a two-year period. So it attracts the best and brightest of L.A. […]

Danger – Email ahead!

Danger – Email ahead!

Ever hit SEND…and immediately regret it? The ease of e-communication has unleashed a Pandora’s inbox of potential sins, from careless cc’ing to office over-sharing to completely avoidable misunderstandings. These transgressions can cause more than embarrassment – they can result in career suicide or even bring down a corporation. Author Will Schwalbe joins guest host David […]

Station Fire: one year ago today …

Station Fire: one year ago today …

A year ago today, at about 3:30 PM, a person still unknown started the largest fire in Angeles National Forest history.  It was not fully contained until Oct. 16, and was finally declared over after the rainy season began.  The Station Fire devastated 250 square miles of forest, endangered homes and communities, almost destroyed the […]

Chaos Chronicles: Back-to-School Edition

Chaos Chronicles: Back-to-School Edition

A Chaotic school drop-off this morning — forgotten books, homework, mandatory shirt and tie! — signaling that school really is back in session. even if my family isn’t really back in session yet! We will get it together by next Monday. How are you managing the transition from summer to school?

Maybe some of the items on this Ten Things to Like: Back-to-School Edition will help you get back in gear….

Hot Tempered

Hot Tempered

After an unusually cool summer, excessive heat warnings were issued for Los Angeles County yesterday. Just in time for my central air to go kerflooey. As the temperatures inched toward triple digits, my brave little 110 year old house clung to an interior 88 degrees before finally collapsing into the nineties right around five o’clock […]

Pasadena Independent, August 26 2010

Pasadena Independent, August 26 2010

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