Archive for ‘January, 2011’


And while you’re at it, toss a quarter not a penny…

And while you’re at it, toss a quarter not a penny…

So, the next time you stop by Starbucks on Fair Oaks, indulge that caffeine jones with the ginormous new Trenta sized coffee. At 31 ounces, it’s actually larger than a human stomach!You can use the fountain outside to make a wish that you make it home without your head — or bladder — exploding. Read […]

Los Angeles County Axes of Evil

Los Angeles County Axes of Evil

Los Angeles County Axes of Evil The Destruction of 11 Acres of Pristine Woodland Causes Community Outrage Opinion: By Terry Miller In the wake of last week’s devasating obliteration of over 200 trees and one of Arcadia’s last natural ecosystems, there are opinions and fingers pointing in every direction as to who is to blame […]

Our Name in Lights

Our Name in Lights

Last night was Mayor Bill Bogaard’s State of the City event in the ArcLight Theaters at Paseo Colorado. How fun it was to see the event on the theater’s marquee! Read the Full Story at Pasadena PIO

The Backsides

The Backsides

I like the backsides of places no one expects you to look where the old curtains are hung, if anywhere they paint one less layer because it’s cheaperwhere ducts spit hot dust onto dead grasswhere rusty, unwanted things wait by the trash because that’s what’s really happening. Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

Two hiker rescues Friday night

Two hiker rescues Friday night

We’ve changed the previous headline to reflect the latest information. UPDATE: Nixle reports to us: At 6:30PM Friday, hikers reported to Altadena Sheriff’s Station that they believe they heard shouting coming from at least two stranded hikers. Altadena Sheriff’s Station deputies, Altadena Search and Rescue team, and sheriff’s Air-5 rescue helicopter are en route to […]

San Marino

San Marino

Where Republicans Go to Enjoy Their Lawns The Facts What It Is: A four-square mile city just south of Pasadena and South Pasadena and nine miles northeast of downtown L.A Population: 13,665 Ethnic Diversity: Formerly the whitest place on earth, San Marino is now more than half Asian, primarily first-or second-generation Chinese immigrants Median Household […]

Sundance Film Festival

Sundance Film Festival

Yesterday kicked off the first day of Robert Redford's Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, with close to 60 films competing in four categories: domestic and international dramatic feature and domestic and international documentary. It’s still a top showcase for independent films—even though mainstream Hollywood offerings often dominate. KPCC’s Shirley Jahad is there with […]

Be early, be smart, beware the taxman in 2011

Be early, be smart, beware the taxman in 2011

When the 2010 Tax Relief Act was signed on December 17th of last year, basic tax rules didn’t change much for 2011, but a few things are new: unemployment benefits were extended for an additional 13 months, a "patch" to the alternative minimum tax was provided, payroll taxes on employees for 2011 were cut, businesses […]

Caption this photo (#51)

Caption this photo (#51)

I definitely need help with this one… Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Que?

Que?

It’s been a couple of years since I took this photo of the Curtin House on the grounds of the Pasadena Museum of History. The Curtin House was designed in 1915 by Sylvanus Marston, one of those early architects Pasadena is grateful for. Today’s a good day to post this because I want to wet […]

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