Archive for ‘June, 2011’


Tight Life

Tight Life

I rarely post night shots–not because I don’t like them, but because I don’t get out much. Time for a change. I don’t know about you, but lately I’m tight-fisted with my time and my money. These days we’re all working hard and not taking much time off. Even then we don’t spend much. I […]

Out of This World (Literally): Week One

Out of This World (Literally): Week One

By Andrew Crawford He’s already been a classical violinist and a professional snowboarder. Now mechanical/aerospace engineering student and Montana-native Andrew Crawford is learning what it’s like to be an intern at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. This summer, he’ll share his experiences working in the Deep Space Network’s Antenna Mechanical group. Read his full blog on […]

Whoa! Bob & Marie Mann make Altadena a Western music haven

Whoa! Bob & Marie Mann make Altadena a Western music haven

Bob and Marie Mann open their home to performers and fans of cowboy culture by Lizze Slocum Pictured: Marie and Bob Mann. Bob and Marie Mann want to introduce a new audience to Western music through a series of concerts held at their Altadena home. Not "country and western" music, mind you. To those who […]

Former Temple City Mayor Sentenced to 4 Years in State Prison; Cathe Wilson Collapses in Court – Paramedics Called

Former Temple City Mayor Sentenced to 4 Years in State Prison;  Cathe Wilson Collapses in Court – Paramedics Called

In a dramatic end to Cathe Wilson’s perjury and bribery case, the Superior Court Judge sentenced the former Temple City Mayor to 4 years in state prison. Drama in the Courtroom: Former Mayor Cathe Wilson Collapses upon Hearing Sentence By Terry Miller Former Temple City mayor Cathe Wilson was sentenced Thursday to four years in […]

More Frequent Gold Line Service Starting Monday, June 27, 2011 (Downtown LA ↔ Pasadena)

More Frequent Gold Line Service Starting Monday, June 27, 2011 (Downtown LA ↔ Pasadena)

Great news for those who commute to Downtown Los Angeles and beyond using the Gold Line. According to The Source Metro (L.A. MTA’s official transit blog), starting Monday, June 27, 2011, more trains will be added to service the growing … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

Want to Make Life Better this Summer? Cuban Burgers Recipe and Block Party Tips

Want to Make Life Better this Summer? Cuban Burgers Recipe and Block Party Tips

Yum! Cuban Burgers with pickles, ham & cheese. And a little something special in the meat. I love doing something special with the burgers I grill at home to elevate them from fast food to fab. My boys like the surprise of a non-traditional burger. Cuban Burgers in my inbox? Yes! Did you get the […]

Afghanistan’s national sport – no rules, no ball, one headless goat

Afghanistan’s national sport – no rules, no ball, one headless goat

Buzkashi Boys is a forthcoming, American-funded film about Afghanistan’s national sport: spelt Buzkashi. This largely lawless game is kind of a cross between polo and rugby. But instead of using a ball, the Afghan horsemen play with a headless goat. Up to fifty riders compete for cash as they try to steal the carcass from […]

Can grunting on the court score any love?

Can grunting on the court score any love?

The majority of Wimbledon’s fan mail is about it; there’s even a Wikipedia page dedicated to it, although no one can agree on how to characterize it. Grunts? Shrieks? Mating calls? Ian Ritchie, the head of the tennis tournament, has made his wishes clear: he’d like to hear less grunting on the court, particularly from […]

Why Don’t They Have to Pick Up the Horse Poo?

Why Don’t They Have to Pick Up the Horse Poo?

The other day I posted a photo of Boz at a Hollywood cafe, contemplating a pair of LA’s mounted police. In comments, Laura mentioned the volunteer mounted patrol that assists the mountain rescue unit in Altadena, adding that there was once a mounted patrol in Old Town Pasadena, too. Old Town gets so crowded now; […]

Limoncello, Nocino & More!

Limoncello, Nocino & More!

This week on Off-Ramp, Miles Clements talks about the welcome trend of Vietnamese restaurants moving into the L.A. food mainstream, and Colleen, John Rabe and Kevin Ferguson sit down with Joseph Shuldiner to taste and talk about his homemade liqueurs—simple to make, and a great use for that excess summer produce. Click here to listen […]

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