Archive for ‘March, 2011’


Hahamongna: wildlife and walkabout

Hahamongna: wildlife and walkabout

Via Gary Altadena, Denis Callet (he of the long lens) has captured some more breathtaking shots of wildlife in Hahamongna Watershed: http://www.pbase.com/vermenton/image/132829961 http://www.pbase.com/vermenton/image/132781464/large http://www.pbase.com/vermenton/image/132781462 And don’t forget that the Hahamongna Walkabout has been rescheduled to this Sat., March 5, from 9-noon. For more information or to make reservations, go here. Read the Full Story at […]

Artful Aerie

Artful Aerie

On a gray day, the birds need somewhere nice to go. We have trees in Pasadena, of course, but some birds are picky. I think these avian penthouses are mighty fine. I wonder what the interior decor looks like. Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

Deadly San Bruno gas explosion focus of NTSB hearing

Deadly San Bruno gas explosion focus of NTSB hearing

Today, the National Transportation Safety Board started a three-day hearing on the San Bruno accident. Last September, a pipeline rupture sent a giant pillar of fire shooting into the air, killing eight people and leaving dozens of homes in the San Francisco suburb in ruins. A top federal safety official is promising to take “every […]

Best Buy "cures" buyer’s remorse: should you future-proof your technology?

Best Buy "cures" buyer’s remorse: should you future-proof your technology?

“In today’s world, technology changes faster than the weather. This makes us all nervous and unable to commit to a technology purchase. What if today’s latest and greatest is tomorrow’s not-so latest and greatest? It’s like buying a boombox a week before mp3 players come out.” This is Best Buy’s pitch, in a cartoon video […]

Sheriffs are saying body in Eaton Canyon was a suicide

Sheriffs are saying body in Eaton Canyon was a suicide

Just checked in with the Sheriff Headquarters Bureau today, and all indications are that the body found last night in Eaton Canyon was a suicide. No other details at this time. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Vroman’s Bestsellers 02/27/2011

Vroman’s Bestsellers 02/27/2011

Hardcover Fiction Discovery of Witches, Deborah Harkness When the Killing’s Done, T C Boyle Help, Kathryn Stockett Gideon’s Sword, Douglas Preston Paris Wife, Paula McLain Sherlockian, Graham Moore 13 Rue Therese, Elena Shapiro Weird Sisters, Eleanor Brown Death of a Chimney Sweep, M C Beaton Girl Who Kicked the Hornets Nest, Stieg Larsson Hardcover Non-Fiction […]

Personal Favorite

Personal Favorite

Today is the first day of the month and that means it’s Theme Day for participating City Daily Photo bloggers. This month’s theme is Your Favorite Part of Town. Well that’s a no-brainer! Long-time readers of GOSP know I have a love affair with the South Pasadena Public Library. Not only is it one of […]

Theme Day: My Favorite Part of Town

Theme Day: My Favorite Part of Town

The first of every month, City Daily Photo blogs have a theme day. Today it’s “My Favorite Part of Town.” I have a lot of favorite places in Pasadena, but my number-one-tops is my block. I love where I live. I love my home, my street, my neighbors and the way of life we share. […]

Get Your Lard On

Get Your Lard On

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a hungry person* in possession of a few dollars, must be in want of bacon. Bacon, and the various other forms of pork belly both cured and uncured, are everywhere these days—especially, it seems, at ThisIsWhyYoureFat.com. And as with every other culinary trend, there’s an app—er, truck for […]

Apple Store Remodeling & Expanding in Old Pasadena

Apple Store Remodeling & Expanding in Old Pasadena

This is exciting news for Apple fans as the extremely popular tech store plans to expand and remodel their current store in Old Pasadena. According to Wikipedia, the Old Pasadena Apple store was the first location to introduce the company’s … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

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