Archive for ‘April, 2011’


Vote today in PUSD

Vote today in PUSD

For voters in Altadena, Pasadena and Sierra Madre today, this is the way the editorial board advocates marking your ballot. It’s going to be a crazily small turnout — just after 9 this morning, only a dozen citizens had done their duty at the Linda Vista fire station — so your vote counts, more than […]

Coffee Gallery "People’s Concert" April 28 at Altadena Community Church

Coffee Gallery "People’s Concert" April 28 at Altadena Community Church

The Coffee Gallery is trumpeting its Thurs., April 28 fundraiser as "A Concert for the People by the People of Altadena." The concert, to be held at the Altadena Community Church, 943 East Altadena Dr., runs from 7-10 PM, and donations are accepted. The concert is a fundraiser for an entertainment license for the Coffee […]

Pure Luck Restaurant

Pure Luck Restaurant

WHY Sweet potato fries and fried dill pickle chips that will make you feel virtuous, even if they’re fried. The jackfruit ‘carnitas’ is pretty darn good, too. WHAT This fetching cottage-style restaurant may be vegan, but at any given time about half of the diners are carnivores who aren’t the least bit annoyed that their […]

Love at the Farmers Market

Love at the Farmers Market

Springtime’s bounty definitely includes more than just great organic veggies. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

One 22-Story Tower, Two New Marriott Hotels Announced for Downtown LA

One 22-Story Tower, Two New Marriott Hotels Announced for Downtown LA

Some great news will be formally announced today at a press conference in Downtown LA. Two new Marriott hotel brands are being planned for the lot across the street from LA Live/Ritz Carlton (NW corner of Olympic and Francisco St). … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

Parenting the Average Child in the Era of the SuperKid

Parenting the Average Child in the Era of the SuperKid

In the Era of the Superkid, it can be a lonely road parenting an Average Child. When you hear other parents talk, it seems like every other child but yours ( and mine!) is an academically-gifted, award-winning pianist who started a foundation for rescue dogs while averaging 17 points a game as power forward.   […]

Here, Right Here

Here, Right Here

L.A. CO. F.D. Camp 2To our brothers Art Ruezga and Chris Hermanwho will always live inour hearts and never be forgottenAugust 20th 1993 Two firefighters died in the Glen Allen Fire on August 20th, 1993, in the steep canyon beneath the Altadena Crest Trail. Their colleagues are quoted in this LA Times article from 1993. […]

Wizards in Berkeley

Wizards in Berkeley

If you walk around the campus at UC Berkeley early on a Sunday morning, you never know what you’ll run into. These wizards, for instance, were filming something for a local public-access television show, and even though they handed us a flier purporting to explain what it was about — something to do with the […]

Council to hold closed-door meeting to pick task force candidates

Council to hold closed-door meeting to pick task force candidates

The Altadena Town Council will have a closed meeting tonight, before its regular monthly session, to go over recommendations for Altadena’s two seats on a Pasadena Unified School District task force charged with carving up the school board into population-based districts. According to town council chair Gino Sund, the council will not vote on the […]

How to Age Well

How to Age Well

Every stage in life brings unique challenges, perhaps none more vexing than the ones that begin around the time the AARP card comes in the mail. Which is why those folks—in conjunction with Kaiser, the Pasadena Senior Center, the City of Pasadena, Right at Home, and the Royal Oaks Manor—have organized a free conference on […]

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