Archive for ‘July, 2011’


Hollywood’s annual geek-out kicks off

Hollywood’s annual geek-out kicks off

San Diego's Comic-Con International starts today. Thousands of costumed fans are swarming the city. Certainly, many are excited to see one of the god fathers of genre movies there, Steven Spielberg. It will be the filmmaker's first trip to Comic-Con to talk about his upcoming feature, "The Adventures of Tintin." That flick won't be the […]

Woody Guthrie: This segment kills fascists

Woody Guthrie: This segment kills fascists

Famed for such ubiquitous folk ballads as “This land is your land” and “Pretty Boy Floyd” — Woody Guthrie has left an indelible mark on American folk music that has served as an inspiration for generations. Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger and Bruce Springsteen are among those that claim Guthrie as a role model in both […]

Comments on The Remarkable Spirit Rover

Comments on The Remarkable Spirit Rover

By John Callas Below are remarks made by Mars Exploration Rover Project Manager John Callas at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s Spirit Celebration on July 19, 2011. Artist’s concept of NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech “We are here today to celebrate this great triumph of exploration, the incredible mission of this Mars rover. […]

It’s Paco’s world, we just live in it

It’s Paco’s world, we just live in it

Paco the Wonder Dog is now moving into big celebrity territory: he’s on Facebook, and he’s got a Twitter feed (#BravePaco). (Our Twitter feed, which picks up any mention of #Altadena, has been nothing but Paco-Paco-Paco for days now.). After his appearance on Good Morning America Monday, he was on the George Lopez show last […]

Congregation Ale House

Congregation Ale House

WHY Lively sudes and modernized pub grub. WHAT Congregation may take its religious shtick too far—stained glass windows, Catholic school uniforms, Monday ‘mass’—but it’s one of Long Beach’s essential beer bars, with a commendable list of Belgian and craft brews. The menu presents done-up pub classics like a pork and goat cheese sausage sandwich, grilled […]

Caption This Photo (#70)

Caption This Photo (#70)

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Pasadena Independent July 21, 2011

Pasadena Independent July 21, 2011

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Tossed (Salads & Sandwiches) Coming to Downtown LA from New York City

Tossed (Salads & Sandwiches) Coming to Downtown LA from New York City

Tossed is coming to Downtown LA’s Financial District near Wilshire/Hope and will be the first one to open on the West Coast in the country (2nd one if you count Vancouver, Canada). According to the Tossed website, this health-conscious restaurant–serving … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

Staycation Tips for Summer Vacations: It’s all about the Marketing

Staycation Tips for Summer Vacations: It’s all about the Marketing

It may be Summer Vacataion,  but maybe an extravagant trip isn’t in your budget this year. If you and your family will be amusing yourself close to home , here are some tips to stay home, stay sane and have fun. Sell It This is your job, Mom. Whatever it is that you plan to […]

Space tourists and researchers race to the ignorosphere and beyond!

Space tourists and researchers race to the ignorosphere and beyond!

With NASA’s last shuttle mission coming to a close, we reach the finish line of the space race which began between Russia and the U.S. in the Cold War. But don’t fret too long, because the next space race is already taking off. As NASA relinquishes its grip on human space exploration, other companies are […]

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