Archive for ‘October, 2010’


PUSD consolidation committee issues final report

PUSD consolidation committee issues final report

The PUSD consolidation committee — which recommended closing Burbank, Jackson, and Loma Alta Schools in Altadena, and transferring the Normal Coombs program to Burbank — has just released its final report.  No major surprises so far, but we're chewing over the text right now and will present a summary soon. Read the Full Story at […]

The Trader Joe’s Pedestrian Phenomenon in LA

The Trader Joe’s Pedestrian Phenomenon in LA

A great phenomenon first described by Curbed LA is apparently happening every day in many parts throughout LA that has me a bit perplexed (in a good way). For some reason or another, a fair amount of grocery loving shoppers of Trader Joe’s seem to prefer to walk (instead of drive) to and from one […]

Low Tech Scary

Low Tech Scary

The more you look around, the more you notice signs of little ghouls getting ready for their big night. I’ve got a new column and video up at South Pasadena Patch. Check it out for more Halloween, South Pas style. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Zen Monday: #118

Zen Monday: #118

Zen Monday is the day you experience the photo and give us your thoughts rather than me telling you what I think the photo’s about. I look for a photo worth contemplating or, failing that, something odd or silly. And unless I absolutely must say something, I stay out of the comments box until the […]

Altadena living: weekend festivals

Altadena living: weekend festivals

In three years of covering this beat, we know Altadena has a LOT of weekend festivals — usually several at once.  There was so much going on this weekend, we didn't have a chance to get to Sacred Heart Church's annual fiesta, but here's what we did get to this weekend: St. Mark's School held […]

Craft

Craft

WHY Servers who make you feel like Trump, special-occasion food (veal sweetbreads with kumquats, rabbit saddle with wild cherries) and a Wall Street atmosphere for those times when laid back L.A. just won’t do. WHAT Part of Tom Colicchio’s New York-based mini-empire, this elegant place has a design-your-own menu where everything is a la carte-at […]

Halloween is Coming (Part 5)

Halloween is Coming (Part 5)

I’ve always imagined ghosts living in the old Eddie Park mansion. In my mind, they’re playful, sweet and a little reckless, just like Cary Grant and Constance Bennett in the Topper films. What do you think? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Time Skies

Time Skies

Looking north to Pasadena from Raymond Hill. On a fall day in Illinois when I was about fifteen, the skies were like these skies–cloudy and restless. It was my first year in high school. The route home from school was about a mile, maybe a little more. I could have cut through the neighborhoods to […]

Webster School fall festival Sat., Oct. 30

Webster School fall festival Sat., Oct. 30

It's the school festival time of year, and this time it's Webster Elementary School, 2101 E. Washington, on Sat., Oct. 30, 11:30 AM-4 PM.  Family fun, a costume parade, and a neighborhood craft fair. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Convalescent Aid Society

Convalescent Aid Society

This wonderful group has been laboring in relative obscurity since 1923, and it’s trying to get the word out so more people will take advantage of its services. Its mission is to help people recover from illness and surgery in the comfort of their own homes, by providing the free loan of medical equipment: wheelchairs, […]

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