Archive for ‘September, 2010’


Tri-cities PIOs

Tri-cities PIOs

The Burbank, Glendale and Pasadena PIOs get together every so often to discuss shared issues and catch up on each other’s projects. We rotate cities, and today it was Pasadena’s turn. We met at Smitty’s* on South Lake and had a bittersweet meeting. I say that because Ritch Wells, PIO for the City of Glendale […]

The Occidental Runners

The Occidental Runners

This picture is my favorite of all the photos I’ve taken. I’ve been saving it. I took it last year at about this time at Hahamongna Watershed Park when the Occidental cross country team was using the trails for practice. I remember the moment: I saw how perfect the light was, heard the young men […]

The quest for exoplanets at Caltech Oct. 4

The quest for exoplanets at Caltech Oct. 4

Exoplanet Madness continues, not only with the Mt. Wilson Observatory Assn. talk on Saturday, but this event at Caltech on Oct. 4: "Many Suns, Many Worlds: The Galactic Quest for Exoplanets" Worlds like "Hot Jupiters" and "Super Earths" don't exist in our own solar system, but have been found in our galaxy. Astronomers have confirmed […]

The Music and Legacy of Buddy Collette

The Music and Legacy of Buddy Collette

Los Angeles Jazz legend Buddy Collette died Sunday at Cedars Sinai Medical Center at the age of 89. Collette was a jazz saxophonist, flautist and band leader who fought for the rights of African American musicians. He was also integral to educating and supporting young Jazz musicians. Larry discusses the music, life and legacy of […]

Mel Brooks, this is your life!

Mel Brooks, this is your life!

<i>Blazing Saddles</i>, <i>Get Smart</i>, <i>Young Frankenstein</i>, <i>The Producers</i>, <i>The Twelve Chairs</i>, <i>History of the World Part I</i>, <i>Spaceballs</i>… the list is as expansive as any other auteur who has ever operated in Hollywood. It goes without saying that Mel Brooks is a legend, but what would he have done differently? What shot in what film […]

UPDATE: Sheriffs working on possible hostage situation tied to Monterey Park bank robbery

UPDATE: Sheriffs working on possible hostage situation tied to Monterey Park bank robbery

  A reader supplied this picture of Lincoln Ave. being blocked as deputies handle a potential hostage situation. UPDATE, 4:30 PM: Talked to Lt. Joe Dempsey of Altadena Station, and here's the sketchy information so far (we have also changed the headline appropriately): A female resident of Altadena was arrested by the Monterey Park police […]

Park, The

Park, The

WHY The excellent ‘game night’ picnic boxes were designed for nearby Dodger Stadium, but they’re available in all seasons and also work great for the Bowl, office meetings or even a take-home supper. WHAT One of the leaders of the Echo Park boom (it’s not evil gentrification, it’s a renaissance!), this starkly stylish café offers […]

The Beloved

The Beloved

TO friends at home, the lone, the admired, the lost The gracious old, the lovely young, to May The fair, December the beloved, These from my blue horizon and green isles, These from this pinnacle of distances I, The unforgetful, dedicate. –Robert Louis Stevenson Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

1001

1001

Among City Daily Photo bloggers, one’s one thousandth post is a big deal. I knew mine was coming but it landed yesterday, Zen Monday. I wasn’t about to mess with tradition just to toot my own horn. I didn’t want to pass it up, however, so I chose today for tooting. But what photo to […]

Crime Log: Sept. 13-18, 2010

Crime Log: Sept. 13-18, 2010

Information from the Altadena Sheriff's Station. Mon., Sept. 13Between Mon., 10 AM and Tues., 2 PM: suspect(s) entered a residence on the 1700 block of E. Altadena Dr.  The residence was tented for fumigation at the time of the crime.  Suspect(s) entered the residence by cutting a hole in the tent and entered via an […]

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