Archive for ‘January, 2011’


Bobcats in the Back Yard

Bobcats in the Back Yard

A who’s who of LA County environmentalists showed up at Eaton Canyon Nature Center yesterday morning to make plans–for Hahamongna and for the future. As can be expected from a first meeting of many minds, it was inconclusive. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works plans to clear fifty acres of sediment from behind […]

Cougar, Alta Loma and Sunny Oaks Circle

Cougar, Alta Loma and Sunny Oaks Circle

View Critter map 2011 in a larger map Per the newsgroups, spotted in a back yard Saturday night with the housecat in its jaws. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Hermon

Hermon

The Little Town that Could The Facts What It Is: A half-square-mile L.A community bordered by Highland Park to the north and west, El Sereno to the south and Monterey Hills to the east Population: 3,327 Ethic Diversity: No statistics available; presumably the majority groups are Hispanic and Anglo Number of Homes: 1,100 Number of […]

Chamber starts a new year, honors Carolyn Seitz

Chamber starts a new year, honors Carolyn Seitz

The Altadena Chamber of Commerce’s Citizen of the Year, Carolyn Seitz, poses with leaders of Mentoring and Partnership for Youth Development at Friday’s annual Chamber dinner. The Altadena chamber introduced its new board, its new president Inger Miller, and honored Seitz for her community involvement. We’ve been promised more pictures (Bill Westphal and Debbi Swanson […]

World’s Saddest Loveseat

World’s Saddest Loveseat

I don’t even think Pasadena Adjacent will want this one for Trash Tuesday… Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

The Book Is Better

The Book Is Better

In the Los Angeles area, movies are a big deal. Not everyone watches them – heck, not everyone even likes them – but it’s a part of the culture. The Academy Award nominees, announced this week, were for the most part not that surprising. What did surprise me, though, is how many of these movies […]

There’s No School Like an Old School

There’s No School Like an Old School

The signs in front of this building limit parking to fifteen minutes. I couldn’t imagine why anyone would want to stay there that long. Might make a good movie set. Chase scene? Drug deal? This building houses the southern California campus of the San Francisco Theological Seminary as well as something called North-West College, both […]

One arrested for assault weapons, marijuana

One arrested for assault weapons, marijuana

Altadena deputies deployed the SWAT team in the arrest of a man Thursday night on charges of possession of assault weapons and marijuana with intent to sell. Sheriff Lt. Roosevelt Johnson said that deputies and a SWAT team, acting on a tip, entered the house on the 3600 block of North Fair Oaks where the […]

Highland Park

Highland Park

Arroyo Arts Haven The Facts What It Is: A 3.76-square-mile section of L.A west of South Pasadena and south of Eagle Rock Population: 58,051 Ethnic Diversity: 73% Hispanic and/or white, 12% Caucasian, and 3% African American Key Players In the early 20th century, Highland Park was a mecca for intellectual practitioners of the Arts & […]

Sundance 2011 buzz update

Sundance 2011 buzz update

The 2011 Sundance Film Festival wraps up this weekend. Which films are getting the buzz? There’s the science fiction piece Another Earth, directed by Mike Cahill, about a parallel alien world. Then there’s Kevin Smith’s Red State, a film that was panned by many critics, with Smith promising to self-distribute. There was Higher Ground, about […]

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