Archive for ‘August, 2011’


Weekendin’ Aug. 25-28

Weekendin’ Aug. 25-28

Keep checking back as more stuff is added … Thurs., Aug. 25 Drive-through fundrasier for Marcus Jones burial, Christ the Shepherd Lutheran Church, 185 W. Altadena Drive, 4-9 PM. The Muir High School Parents Union Revolution welcomes new PUSD Supt. Jon Gundry to a meet and greet from 6-8:30 PM at the Villa Parke Community […]

Antiques on the East Colorado Corridor

Antiques on the East Colorado Corridor

Several new specialty antique shops have joined established dealers to stake out turf on the east side of Pasadena. From Victorian to art deco to Mid-Century, the East Colorado Blvd. neighborhood is destination shopping for antiques lovers. Don’t be surprised to see additional pioneers who have recently opened up shop. Park someplace around Colorado and […]

Xoia Vietnamese

Xoia Vietnamese

WHY Echo Park mixes it up with a winning combo of reasonable prices and modern Vietnamese food that incorporates a nod to the neighborhood’s Latin American roots. WHAT Tacos get a burst of rich flavor from pho-style beef, while dishes like Vietnamese crèpes, mi quang (a rice noodle dish with shrimp and pork) and banh […]

Faces (#4)

Faces (#4)

It’s back to school today for South Pasadena kids. Here’s to the new generation. We’re a community of many different faces. This week, I present a series of street portraits. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Pasadena Independent August 25, 2011

Pasadena Independent August 25, 2011

Read the Full Story at Pasadena Independent

Attention School Volunteers! What’s your Volunteer Personality?

Attention School Volunteers! What’s your Volunteer Personality?

Hello, Book Fair Chairs, Team Moms, Hospitality Heads and Candy Drive Honchos!  The volunteer season is here. There are opportunities galore at school, in booster clubs, on the sidelines, behind the scenes at theatrical events. Before you sign your name on the Yes-I’m- Interested Sheet, determine your volunteer personality. The Queen Bee You are going […]

Wake up call! The battle between the sexes continues between the sheets

Wake up call! The battle between the sexes continues between the sheets

Several new studies have revealed some key differences in how men and women experience sleep. For instance, compared to men, women typically fall asleep faster, sleep longer and deeper, and have fewer instances of waking up during the night. Also, when subjects in an experiment mimicked the effects of sleep deprivation, women performed better than […]

Triple Crossing

Triple Crossing

Being double crossed is bad enough, but being triple crossed? Well, I guess that becomes good again, right? <i>Triple Crossing</i> by Sebastian Rotella is a high flying spy tale of explosive proportions. Take the driver’s seat with rookie San Diego border patrol agent, Valentine Pescatore, as he gets caught up playing games with Mexican drug […]

Thursdays in Old Town

Thursdays in Old Town

One week from today it’ll be September. It will also be Thursday. These are two good things because Old Pasadena Locals Only Thursdays are back. The program must have been a success last year because it’s been extended to two months this year. On Thursdays during September and October, Old Pasadena merchants will offer discounts […]

Wine tasting fundraiser Friday for bone marrow registry

Wine tasting fundraiser Friday for bone marrow registry

Drink some good wine and help out a great cause at the Wine Tasting Extravaganza Fundraiser to benefit Be the Match – The National Bone Marrow Registry this Friday. Be the Match links patients to donors, helps patients afford transplants, and advances medical research. The wine tasting will be Fri., Aug. 26, from 6-10 PM […]

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