Archive for ‘September, 2010’


Clay Shirky on the free-time revolution

Clay Shirky on the free-time revolution

Internet guru Clay Shirky doesn’t care what’s on TV. Just how much time Americans waste watching it – about 200 billion hours collectively, every year. But there is a quiet revolution taking place. For the first time, young people are watching less television than their elders. They’re substituting computers, mobile phones and other internet-enabled devices, […]

AltCar Expo 2010

AltCar Expo 2010

This Friday the 5th annual Alternative Energy & Transportation Exposition, also known as the Alt-Car Expo, kicks into high (energy efficient) gear at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. The free event will cover all things alternative when it comes to transportation, including a panel that will try to answer the question – “what will it […]

Novel Cafe Hosts Top Music Talent in Pasadena

Novel Cafe Hosts Top Music Talent in Pasadena

Young Musician Plans to Tour the United States as a Homeless Musician BY Terry Miller We caught up with a remarkable young musician at Novel Café in Pasadena last Saturday evening. His name: Josh Smith. We were alerted to Josh Smith thanks to Novel Café’s owner, Andrew Lo, whose cafe is fast becoming one of […]

Search is on for burglary suspect on Boulder Rd.

Search is on for burglary suspect on Boulder Rd.

Per the scanner (and the chopper overflight), deputies are looking for a buglary suspect on Boulder Road right now (1:30 PM). Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Camille Frances DePedrini

Camille Frances DePedrini

Known as Camille’s, this boutique carries everything you need for an impeccably detailed outfit: dresses, shoes, shawls, jackets and jewelry. DePedrini is best known for her gorgeous wedding dresses (from the classic to the artsy), mother-of-the-bride dresses and her creations for the fanciest of occasions, including the Oscars. Besides her own designs, her lines include Yoana Baraschi, Marianne Kooimans, Chan Luu and Spirithouse. Staples: […]

Alhambra’s Elections Cancelled

Alhambra’s Elections Cancelled

Alhambra canceled its municipal elections for the first time recorded. No challengers chose to oppose the three incumbent City Council candidates and two School Board members, so they will automatically be reelected in November. While in the recent past candidates have run unopposed, never has an entire slate remained empty and led to the election being canceled. (Alhambra residents will still have the opportunity to vote for candidates running for county, state and federal offices and ballot measures.)

Garfield Heights Home Tour

Garfield Heights Home Tour

To get yourself good and warmed up for the coming Craftsman Heritage Festival, take an hour or two this Sunday afternoon to explore several historic houses in Pasadena’s landmark Garfield Heights neighborhood. Occupying the zone between Marengo, Los Robles, Mountain and Washington, the neighborhood is rich in architectural treasures, including houses designed by Sylvanus Marston […]

Nicole’s Gourmet Foods

Nicole’s Gourmet Foods

WHY An excellent, well-edited selection of cheese and wine in a friendly, low-key setting. WHAT Nicole Grandjean has created a little corner of Paris by the Mission Gold Line station. Order at the counter, grab a table on the flower-lined sidewalk patio and enjoy a delicious baguette sandwich, salad or quiche. Don’t leave without stocking […]

Waiting

Waiting

…I am waiting for the Great Divide to be crossedand I am anxiously waitingfor the secret of eternal life to be discoveredby an obscure general practitionerand I am waitingfor the storms of lifeto be overand I am waitingto set sail for happinessand I am waitingfor a reconstructed Mayflowerto reach Americawith its picture story and tv […]

Inspired Gardening

Inspired Gardening

I joke that my back yard is a desert. Actually, until recently that wasn’t true. It was a field of weeds. I’ve mentioned I want to plant a tree. I aspire to planting ground cover one day. But a garden, lush with native plants, populated with objets d’art and a shady pergola, that’s–that’s–well, I haven’t […]

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