Archive for ‘December, 2010’


Register for Farnsworth Holiday Program by Dec. 6

Register for Farnsworth Holiday Program by Dec. 6

Registration closes this coming Monday for the Farnsworth Park Holiday Program and Toy Giveaway, sponsored by the Los Angeles Dept. of Parks and Recreation. The program, on Sat. Dec. 18 between noon and 5 PM, features refreshments, and entertainment.  Children ages 5-13 will receive a free stocking and a toy, but must register by Dec. […]

Food Lover + Idealab = Frugal Foodie

Food Lover + Idealab = Frugal Foodie

Pasadenan John Delacruz has three passions: food, bargain-hunting and software development. Lucky for him, he’s found a way to combine them all by joining forces with Pasadena’s Idealab to start FrugalFoodie. A cross between Hotwire and Groupon, this new site and smartphone app saves last-minute diners a considerable amount of money. Like Hotwire and Priceline, […]

Shop for the Animals

Shop for the Animals

South Pasadena’s über-creative hangout, Common Thread Studio, is hosting an event they’re calling the Common Rally on Saturday, and basically it appears to be a craft geek’s paradise. Taking place at three Mission Street craft havens—Common Thread, Abuelita’s and Zinna—the day is devoted to raising money for the Pasadena Humane Society and to celebrating the […]

Red Corner Asia

Red Corner Asia

WHY RCA’s signature dishes, including flaming whole volcano chicken, crispy catfish with apple salad, fish cakes on lemongrass skewers and spicy shrimp with cashews and fried basil leaves. WHAT This clean, modern addition to the Thai Town dining scene has a user-friendly menu and a devoted clientele, thanks in part to its late hours (until […]

Just in Time

Just in Time

Today is the first of the month, and that means Theme Day for participating City Daily Photobloggers. This month’s theme is Time. I was this close to posting a really fun image of a Route 66 sign that was made into a clock. I found it recently at Fair Oaks Pharmacy. It’s kitschy and fun, […]

Theme Day: Time

Theme Day: Time

City Daily Photo bloggers (now over 1300 strong) have a theme day on the first of every month. The theme today is “time.” I chose this photo because to me it’s timeless: this could be a view into any century, any season. Nature knows no clocks. Bloggers from around the world participate in theme day […]

Meet Santa at the libraries Dec. 15

Meet Santa at the libraries Dec. 15

Santa Claus is taking some time out of his busy crunch-time schedule to appear at the Altadena Libraries on Wed., Dec.15. At 11 AM, Santa will be at the main library, 600 E. Mariposa.  At noon, Santa will be at the Bob Lucas Branch Library, 2659 N. Lincoln.  Parents, bring your kids and your cameras […]

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