Archive for ‘December, 2010’


Another found dog, Thursday afternoon

Another found dog, Thursday afternoon

And here’s ANOTHER one! Kathleen writes: A neighbor found a dog running loose Thursday afternoon in the vicinity of New York Drive & Mar Vista Avenue – no collar. It is brindle & white. Please call 626.791.9859 to identify. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

FilmWeek: True Grit, Country Strong, Gulliver’s Travels, Little Fockers, Somewhere & more

FilmWeek: True Grit, Country Strong, Gulliver’s Travels, Little Fockers, Somewhere & more

KPCC film critics Henry Sheehan, Wade Major, Andy Klein and animation critic Charles Solomon join Larry to review the week’s new film releases including True Grit, Country Strong, Gulliver's Travels, Little Fockers, Somewhere, among others. TGI-FilmWeek! Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

55 Degrees

55 Degrees

WHY A terrific array of Italians and a brick-walled, candlelit basement tasting room that’s become the hippest spot in Atwater every night from 5 to 10 p.m. WHAT This eastern outpost of Santa Monica’s Wine Expo is an oenophile hot spot in suddenly hip Atwater. As in Santa Monica, the specialty is small-producer Italian wines […]

Christmas Eve: ho, ho, ho!

Christmas Eve: ho, ho, ho!

Christmas season starts tomorrow, and we enjoy the frivolity of the season (as well as its seriousness, about which more tomorrow). Gary Altadena shares an … interesting local Christmas display in this picture, and our favorite hometown thespian John C. Reilly and Will Ferrell do a remake of a now-classic Christmas moment. ——– Peace on […]

Lian’s Insider’s Guide to the Rose Parade & Rose Bowl

Lian’s Insider’s Guide to the Rose Parade & Rose Bowl

Here Come the Badgers! Here Come the Horned Frogs! Here Come the Bandies! It’s that time of year again in Pasadena: Rose Bowl time. New Year’s weekend is right around the corner, and my in-box has been filled with a unusually high number of requests for advice, information and parking requests. Yes to advice and […]

Hiding from the Holidays in a Korean Day Spa

Hiding from the Holidays in a Korean Day Spa

If you haven’t read Helen of Pasadena, by Lian Dolan, treat yourself to a sweet truffle of a novel. For many reasons it is a delicious local confection; and one such reason is its reference to a Korean day spa, which echoes the Olympic Spa not far from us in Koreatown. I just visited the Olympic […]

Happy or Scary?

Happy or Scary?

I’m going with scary. Because nothing is scarier than a clown … except maybe a clown who jumps out at you when you least expect it. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Double Rainbow

Double Rainbow

This was shot Wednesday by Dan Rix, our city engineer in the Public Works Department. His office is on the third floor at City Hall. Read the Full Story at Pasadena PIO

Non-Traditional

Non-Traditional

I’ve totally thrown photography out the window here. It’s Christmas eve! Bring on the fun and the pretty lights. I have no idea what a sugarplum is, but bring that on, too. Figgy pudding I’m not so sure about, but if you want it, why not? When I was a kid we had holiday traditions. […]

Follow the star

Follow the star

Reader Mala lets us know that the Star of Palawoo is lit tonight. Here’s the view tonight from Bill Westphal’s Altadena weathercam. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

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