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Faces (#7)

Faces (#7)

Well, what do you know? These faces look familiar… I wrap up my week of street portraits with an easy shot: me and my two favorite people. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

LA, Gloaming

LA, Gloaming

John and I are not the party animals we once were, but we’ve been going out in the evenings quite a bit lately. It’s kind of a big deal because we don’t ordinarily step out much out after dark. (This is not dark, I know that, it hasn’t been that long. It’s not even dusk. […]

The Tumbling Tumbleweeds return us to those thrilling days of yesteryear

The Tumbling Tumbleweeds return us to those thrilling days of yesteryear

The Tumbling Tumbleweeds brought old-time cowboy music in three-part harmony to the Sheriff Support Group Concert Series Saturday night. The Tumbleweeds sang old favorites on the Farnsworth Park stage, from Gene Autry and Roy Rogers to new songs that sounded like the old songs. More pictures after the jump. The Tumbleweeds’ candy-colored costumes helped make […]

Faces (#6)

Faces (#6)

“Are you taking pictures for a newspaper?” “No.” “A magazine?” “Nope.” “Are you a well-known photographer?” “Hardly.” “Just wait. These pictures of us will make you famous!” I continue with my week of street portraits — and I have it on good authority that this one will make me famous. Read the Full Story at […]

Haunting the Library

Haunting the Library

If my mother were alive, today would be her 90th birthday. She and my father taught me and my siblings to love books. It worked: I’m a writer, like Mother was. One of my sisters is a librarian. My brother is a book seller. My one sister who isn’t in the book business has a […]

Station Fire: it was two years ago …

Station Fire: it was two years ago …

Pictured: Bill Westphal’s stunning picture of the Station Fire in the hills above the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. by Timothy Rutt On Aug. 26, 2009, we had our first entry that something smoky was going on in the hills above La Canada Flintridge. The following day, Aug. 27, 2009, some homes in the Meadows were evacuated, […]

Black Cat Bakery & Café

Black Cat Bakery & Café

WHY Creative breakfasts, lunches and even occasional dinners, paired with Homeboy Bakery breads. WHAT More than a bakery, Fairfax’s Black Cat has a freshened-up vintage café look and an evolving menu with unusual selections like the terrific farro bibimbap deeply flavored with shiitake mushrooms, burrata and a fried egg, pig trotter eggs Benedict, multigrain pancakes […]

Faces (#5)

Faces (#5)

We should all be this happy when we’re working. This week, I present a series of street portraits. These are the faces of our community. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

TEAM CrossFit Academy Partners With Monrovia Weekly

TEAM CrossFit Academy Partners With Monrovia Weekly

TEAM CrossFit Academy Partners With Monrovia Weekly For 31 Heroes Tribute Workout September 3, 2011 Event Benefits Families Of Heroes Killed In Action August 6, 2011 And Honors The 30 Men And One Dog Who Tragically Lost Their Lives Fighting For Our Freedom TEAM CrossFit Academy, the first official Affiliate in Monrovia and 18th CrossFit […]

Second Lucky Boy Burger Restaurant Coming to Pasadena

Second Lucky Boy Burger Restaurant Coming to Pasadena

A lot of “burger news” lately coming from this part of Pasadena. Amy’s Fast Food, across from Fuller Seminary, has been shuttered since August of 2007. The dilapidated freestanding structure has sat here at the corner of Walnut and Oakland waiting…patiently…for … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

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