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The Names May Be Different…

The Names May Be Different…

…but all these sidewalk scrawls make me think of this song. (And the song makes me think of this house.) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

The Met Apartments Get New Paint Job in Downtown LA

The Met Apartments Get New Paint Job in Downtown LA

The Met in South Park–a 14-story apartment high-rise built in 1989 and owned by Forest City–is finally getting a very welcomed new paint job after sitting many years of having been painted from a previous time with a tacky combination … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

Zen Monday: #152

Zen Monday: #152

Zen Monday is the day you experience the photo and give us your thoughts rather than me telling you what I think the photo’s about. Just say what you think and have a good time. There are no prizes, although sometimes there are kudos. Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

Neglected pools may be source of West Nile Virus mosquitos

Neglected pools may be source of West Nile Virus mosquitos

Kelly Middleton San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District The San Gabriel Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District has confirmed two more crows infected with West Nile virus and is awaiting confirmation on an additional bird. The birds were collected from the cities of Baldwin Park and Covina. Last month, the District reported its […]

Caption This Photo (#68)

Caption This Photo (#68)

Nobody realized Flat Stanley had a little sister… No? Okay, then. What have you guys got for this one? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Buzz Wine Beer Shop Now Open in Downtown LA

Buzz Wine Beer Shop Now Open in Downtown LA

Buzz Wine Beer Shop will have its grand opening tomorrow (Monday, June 27), located at 5th/Spring in the heart of the Historic Core in Downtown Los Angeles. According to their website, Buzz will carry “4,000 bottles of the World’s most … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

The Treasures on Your Block

The Treasures on Your Block

In Pasadena, if you have an organized block with a Neighborhood Watch, you can arrange with the police department to block off your street for your block party. (Check with the Pasadena PD for details.) Children do not tire of riding their bikes in the road. No bouncy house necessary. That’s what we did yesterday […]

Fire in the Sky 2011

Fire in the Sky 2011

Skies across the San Gabriel Valley will be full of color on Friday and Monday nights; here’s a roster of the most notable shows. Alhambra Almansor Park is home to a free fireworks show, scheduled for 9 p.m.; bring your picnic basket or buy your dinner from local youth-group food vendors, who will be on […]

Summer in Altadena: Farnsworth Park concerts start July 9

Summer in Altadena: Farnsworth Park concerts start July 9

from the Sheriff’s Support Group The Sheriff’s Support Group of Altadena (SSGA) has announced the lineup for the 15th annual free Summer Concerts in the beautiful Farnsworth Park’s outdoor Amphitheater, 568 E. Mt. Curve Ave., Altadena. All concerts start at 7:00 PM. This year’s season kicks off on July 9th with the Irish Volunteers and […]

Pale Horse (No Rider)

Pale Horse (No Rider)

Every time I stop by San Pascual Stables I have to check on this horse. I have never seen him out running around. Instead, he is always in there, staring into the light like some kind of ghostly symbol of the captivity of modern life… (Or maybe I just catch him at the wrong time […]

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