Archive for ‘April, 2011’


Apple Store in Old Pasadena Now Boarded Up

Apple Store in Old Pasadena Now Boarded Up

A quick update with a picture I took this week of the Apple Store remodel/expansion going on in Old Pasadena shows that the entire front of the store is now covered in plywood board. A temporary Apple store has popped … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

Random Thoughts on American Idol: Carole King and Babyface!

Random Thoughts on American Idol: Carole King and Babyface!

Sorry I missed last week. My mom was having cataract surgery  and I had to head to Santa Monica with dinner. I watched, but  the only performance I remember was the awful opening group number “Rock Star.” Who were those people?  How quickly we forget #12. Poor Pia, on the same stage as Karen. But tonight, […]

Patt Morrison previews the royal wedding with Larry Mantle

Patt Morrison previews the royal wedding with Larry Mantle

We are less than 48 hours away from the wedding of the year, possibly the decade — Prince William and Kate Middleton's nuptials will mark the first marriage of British royalty in 30 years. The coveted invites have been sent out. The seating charts revealed. And The bookies are taking bets on every conceivable variable: […]

Plastic: A Toxic Love Story

Plastic: A Toxic Love Story

Plastic: the all encompassing material that facilitates our modern world. From how we keep our teeth clean, to how we get to work; plastic is involved in more then one step of the process. As ubiquitous as it is harmful, plastic has taken on its own tragic love story with our planet Earth. How did […]

Geology Lesson #3

Geology Lesson #3

It’s been a while since Pasadena Daily Photo’s resident geologist paid us a visit. Earlier this week, Becca brought her geology students to the Arroyo Seco on a field trip. I asked her to tell me about it: “The students are enrolled in physical geology at Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC). This field trip […]

An Indian dancer in Old Pasadena

An Indian dancer in Old Pasadena

As part of Indelible Ink’s monthly fourth-Tuesday show at Pop on Union Street in Old Pas, Indian dancer Anupama Aranaprasad performed last night. She was joined by South Pas poet Ron Koertge, L.A. poet Wanda Coleman, Utah Poet Laureate Katharine Coles and singer Corrine May. It was another extraordinary evening of fine art and fun. […]

More chopper traffic …

More chopper traffic …

There’s been a lot of helicopter traffic today (15 year old rescued in Eaton Canyon earlier today, choppered out to Huntington). Currently (9 PM) sheriffs are looking for two kids who left a group home, according to the watch commander — one of them is ten years old, so sheriffs are doing a full court […]

Making Strides at Lacy Park

Making Strides at Lacy Park

On Sunday, the American Cancer Society will be hosting the “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” walk at Lacy Park in San Marino. The nationally acclaimed walk is returning for its second year and is open to all ages. It’s also free, although the point is to raise money, so the hope is that you’ll get […]

Vroman’s Bestsellers 4/25/11

Vroman’s Bestsellers 4/25/11

Hardcover Fiction Fifth Witness, Michael Connelly Tiger’s Wife, Tea Obreht Pale King, David Foster Wallace Informant, Thomas Perry Troubled Man, Henning Mankell Lesson in Secrets, Jacqueline Winspear Sixth Man, David Baldacci Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest, Stieg Larsson Land of Painted Caves, Jean Auel Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party, Alexander McCall Smith Hardcover Non-Fiction […]

Susie Bright, the godmother of erotica, opens up even more

Susie Bright, the godmother of erotica, opens up even more

Titillating, arousing and salacious are words not normally ascribed to a writer’s memoir, unless, of course, that writer happens to be Susie Bright. Bright has been at the forefront of modern erotic literature since its inception during the Cultural Revolution. In Big Sex Little Death, the author recounts the arc of her life: indulging in […]

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