Archive for ‘July, 2011’


Beware

Beware

In case you were wondering, I have it on good authority* that a troll lives under this bridge. A mean one. With fangs. *Little Bit. (Hey, 6 year olds know this stuff.) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Curtain Time at PMH

Curtain Time at PMH

If you’ve got a hankering for something to do today, it’s a Free Day from 1:00-4:00pm at the Pasadena Museum of History. Free music, free ice cream and a free play reading of “History Lit” from Unbound Productions (starting at 2:00pm) all make this a good day to be on the Museum grounds. They’re probably […]

Charles White community event will include document shredding

Charles White community event will include document shredding

Help thwart identity theft by bringing your documents to be shredded at the Altadena Sheriff Station’s community event on Sat., Aug. 6 Altadena Station is hosting its first "Community in the Park" event that day at at Charles White Park, 77 Mountain View St., 1-4 PM. As part of the festivities, Shred-it, a document destruction […]

And Now, a Pizza Rant

And Now, a Pizza Rant

I hope you’ll agree with me here: Anyone who pays attention to food trends in LA knows that more and more gourmet pizza places have been popping up, and around them there grows a greater and greater reverence for His Holiness, the Brick Pizza Oven. Read the Full Story at Eat: Los Angeles

Seeing Black

Seeing Black

I don’t remember seeing a black fire hydrant before. Does this mean it doesn’t work? That it’s only to be used by Men in Black secret operatives? That’s it’s just really, really hip? Hmmm… Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Phase I

Phase I

Remember our Last Day series? For one year, on the last day of every month we stood in this spot at Hahamongna Watershed Park and looked out over Johnson Field, watching it change with the seasons. A few hundred yards away, Devil’s Gate Dam was backing up with sediment. After years of neglect plus a […]

On the Benghazi Express and Hamm’s Toe

On the Benghazi Express and Hamm’s Toe

To get you in the mood for the Slake reading on Sunday, I have a couple of excerpts from the new issue for you! The first excerpt comes from Marc Cooper, who will be reading alongside his daughter Natasha Vargas-Cooper on Sunday. He is also a journalist and the author of Pinochet and Me, Roll […]

Angeles Crest 100 miler starts Saturday, ends at Loma Alta Park Sun.

Angeles Crest 100 miler starts Saturday, ends at Loma Alta Park Sun.

The 2011 Angeles Crest 100 Mile Endurance Run from Wrightwood to Altadena takes place this weekend. Runners will start at about 5 AM at the Community Building in Wrightwood on Saturday, and take the Angeles Crest Trail all the way to Loma Alta Park to arrive Sunday. The race stops at 2 PM Sunday in […]

Proof Bakery

Proof Bakery

WHY Sophisticated pastries, excellent coffee and fresh bread in a fast-transforming neighborhood. WHAT Though owner Na Young Ma is a Glendale native, Proof has a Parisian look, with marble-topped tables and chocolate-colored walls. Pastries strike the right balance between rustic and refined and rank with some of the best in the area. All things meringue […]

Watching the Detective

Watching the Detective

It seemed like a nice neighborhood to have bad habits in. — Raymond Chandler, The Big Sleep Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

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