Archive for ‘September, 2010’


Read to Pearl: "Barks and Books" at the Library Oct. 6

Read to Pearl: "Barks and Books" at the Library Oct. 6

It's a new day and time to read to Pearl, a loveable rescued standard poodle, in the Altadena Library's "Barks and Books" program.  Children age 5 and up are invited to come to the library Wed., Oct. 6, at 3:30 PM to read to an appreciative canine audience. The Altadena Library is at 600 E. […]

Calling all Teachers! J.Jill wants to say, “Thank You!”

Calling all Teachers! J.Jill wants to say, “Thank You!”

Love the Wearever Line. Really, once you put these super comfortable, simply stylish pants on, you will never want to take them off! I know we have a lot of teachers in the Chaos Crew, so I was really thrilled when my sponsor J.Jill sent me this bit of intelligence this week. Yes, Teachers, J.Jill […]

The Art of 3D Scanning is the Library’s October art

The Art of 3D Scanning is the Library’s October art

The Altadena Library presents "Remnants: The Art of 3D Scanning" by Michael E. Stern as October's art in the Community Room. Michael Stern is drawn to textures, shapes and intrinsic design qualities of decaying organic or inorganic materials. What began as an exploration of Macro Photography grew into an exploration of the differences between a […]

El Katracho

El Katracho

WHY Well-prepared Honduran baleadas (fat quesadillas), marinated chicken and conch soup served by non-English speakers in a spotless and attractive storefront restaurant. WHAT Overmortgaged on your Van Nuys house? Then come to El Katracho for one of the $6 lunch specials, and you’ll be fed for the day-and then some. Honduran cooking is rich and […]

Danny’s Farm holds Pumpkin Festival Oct. 23

Danny’s Farm holds Pumpkin Festival Oct. 23

Danny's Farm, 3064 1/2 Ridgeview Dr., is looking for support for its annual Pumpkin Festival, to be held Sat., Oct 23, 1-4 PM. The festival includes arts and crafts, the petting farm, farm activities, carriage rides, and music. There will also be free pumpkins for special needs kids (while supplies last). Admission is $5, and […]

Back to School: The Questions

Back to School: The Questions

“Miss, don’t you ever get mad?” “Miss, does a crime record hurt you for college?” “Miss, you’re wearing different shoes! Does that mean you got a place to live?” Every day students ask me the unexpected. Every day I answer as honestly as I can. We’re in our fourth week of school. The familiarity of […]

Liquid Investments

Liquid Investments

Judging by the coins, there are a lot of wishes in this fountain. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Hitting My Wall

Hitting My Wall

Every so often my office gets so cluttered I can’t work in there. The desk is piled with paperwork. Stacks of magazines gather dust on the side table because I mean to get to pages I’ve dog-eared listing a website I want to check out or an article that merits rereading. I can’t open the […]

SGV Moms of Food-Sensitive Kids forming support group

SGV Moms of Food-Sensitive Kids forming support group

Kristin Petherbridge writes about a new support group, San Gabriel Valley Moms of Food-Sensitive Kids: We are a local support group for San Gabriel Valley area mothers of children with food sensitivities and food allergies. Our hope is to provide a nurturing network for each other to share our collective experiences, knowledge, and information with […]

Mr. DeMille is ready for his (literary) close up

Mr. DeMille is ready for his (literary) close up

He’s one of the few directors of his time who became a household name. Cecil B. DeMille’s extraordinary film career began with silent movies and soared to spectacles like The Ten Commandments and King of Kings, for which he became known later. His reputation rests largely on the biblical epics he made, but his personal […]

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