Archive for ‘December, 2010’


Press Conference at the Rose Palace

Press Conference at the Rose Palace

This morning while floats were being decorated all around us, we conducted a press conference at the Rose Palace about safety and enforcement measures for the 2011 Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game. In the photos above, Fire Chief Dennis Downs addresses the media. Here’s the Rose Palace exterior. You’ve passed it a jillion times. […]

Sunday Cassoulet at Vertical

Sunday Cassoulet at Vertical

If you follow the Pasadena restaurant scene, you probably know by now that Laurent Quenioux, currently of Bistro LQ and formerly of Bistro K, has taken over the kitchen at yet another bistro: Vertical. Quenioux is something of a wild man in the kitchen—eel sliders, anyone?—so it will be interesting to see how much autonomy […]

New Year’s Day Hike Up Echo Mountain

New Year’s Day Hike Up Echo Mountain

If you don’t feel like starting the New Year sitting on your butt, consider this morning hike up historic Echo Mountain, which will be led by Bill Joyce and Elizabeth Pomeroy. Pomeroy is an English professor at PCC and the author of several books with a regional focus, including John Muir: A Naturalist in Southern […]

Showcase of Floats

Showcase of Floats

If you are one of the many who are not inclined to actually wake up to watch the Rose Parade, but still want to see the floats, and perhaps even walk around them, here’s what you need to know: As usual, floats can be seen at the end of the parade route on Sierra Madre […]

Badger Band: Ready!

Badger Band: Ready!

Thanks to our friend Ann Erdman, aka Pasadena PIO, for sharing this video of the University of Wisconsin marching band as it prepared to come to Pasadena. They’ve arrived here now, trading snow for rain, but it looks like they’re going to get a classic California day for their big march down Colorado Boulevard. You’ve […]

Breakfast of Champions: Clocker’s Corner

Breakfast of Champions: Clocker’s Corner

If you’re looking for something new to do with your family that doesn’t break the bank and also gives you the exciting inkling that you are mingling backstage somewhere special, behind the action, maybe even where you aren’t entirely allowed, then breakfast at Clocker’s Corner at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, is worth checking out […]

Wait… where’d it go?!

Wait… where’d it go?!

I swear there was a rabbit right there when I pointed the camera. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Glad to See You

Glad to See You

I hope the tourists arriving in Pasadena for the Tournament of Roses parade and the Rose Bowl game are enjoying themselves and finding lots to do. Although I’m glad they’re here I admit, since the Rose Bowl is west of me and Colorado Blvd. is south, unless I’m forced in other directions I’m going only […]

Field report on last night’s rescue

Field report on last night’s rescue

The Altadena Mountain Rescue Team blog already has an entry on last night’s adventure, as well as Sunday’s rescue of five youths above El Prieto. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Cunard Float

Cunard Float

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