Archive for ‘June, 2011’


National HIV Testing Week

National HIV Testing Week

If you’ve been putting off that HIV test, here’s your chance. From now through Friday, Los Angeles County is providing free, confidential HIV tests at a variety of locations. The L.A. County Department of Public Health stresses the importance of these tests, as new cases of HIV in Los Angeles are perpetuated by those who […]

David Mamet, the reformed “brain-dead liberal,” on how the Left is dismantling American culture

David Mamet, the reformed “brain-dead liberal,” on how the Left is dismantling American culture

David Mamet, the famous playwriter and director, whose works include films The Untouchables, The Verdict, and Wag the Dog and plays American Buffalo and Pulitzer-prize winning Glengarry Glen Ross, is a self-proclaimed “reformed liberal.” For the past thirty years, Mamet depicted the rationale behind liberal thought in his plays and movies as his underdog characters […]

When Patriotic Fevers Ran High

When Patriotic Fevers Ran High

  “German Aliens Must Go On Records,” stated the headline in the Pasadena Star-News on January 26, 1918. “Registration in Pasadena Will Begin at Police Station Feb. 4.” “All natives, citizens, denizens, or subjects of the German empires or imperial German government being males of the age of 14 years and upward, who are within […]

‘Ears a young coyote out and about

‘Ears a young coyote out and about

Community correspondents Sherry and Joseph Cavallo caught this guy in their backyard on the 2400 block of Ganesha last weekend — he seemed to us to have really big ears for a coyote, so we sent it to our Canid Correspondent, Dr. Barkman, with the question, "Fox or coyote?" Her response: "That’s a coyote for […]

World’s Saddest Bench

World’s Saddest Bench

This poor bench depresses me every time I see it. I have been tempted to try and sit on it, just to make it feel useful! (Then again, people like me are the reason this commercial was created…) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Pasadena Independent June 30, 2011

Pasadena Independent June 30, 2011

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More Companies Relocating to Downtown LA

More Companies Relocating to Downtown LA

In yet another sign of Downtown LA’s ongoing resurgence, companies once apt to locate their regional headquarters in outlying satellite cities are moving back to the city center. Attracted by new amenities and entertainment options in the area not to … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

From the Chaos Chronicles Archives: The Oral Surgeon of my Dreams

From the Chaos Chronicles Archives: The Oral Surgeon of my Dreams

Here’s the perfect piece for this week! Who needs a journal when you have years of magazines columns to fall back on to remember your life? Remember on this week’s podcast when I mentioned my Bad Dentist and how I now have to have all that work redone? Well, here, folks, is the original columns […]

Never say never

Never say never

How do you tell people NOT to do, say or forget something? In his new book Neverisms, quotation collector Dr. Mardy Grothe comes up with a couple thousand different ways to tell someone not to do something. With each quote beginning in “never,” Grothe offers up a broad range of witty and profound advice about […]

Should we give corporations a tax holiday?

Should we give corporations a tax holiday?

Some of the biggest U.S. companies operating overseas, including Cisco, Google Inc, Apple, Pfizer Inc., and Microsoft Corp. want to come back home and bring their money and jobs with them. The only problem is repatriation comes at a price—they get hit with a 35 percent tax on profits when they return. So now some […]

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