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Who’s had the worst recession? Boomers, Millennials and Gen-Xers debate

Who’s had the worst recession? Boomers, Millennials and Gen-Xers debate

Gen-Y has the worst unemployment. Boomers have the least time to recover their lost savings before heading into retirement. Gen-Xers are in the doldrums, stuck between paying off debt in a stagnant economy and taking more on. But who’s had the worst recession? Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

The Giant Asteroid, Up Close and Personal

The Giant Asteroid, Up Close and Personal

By Marc Rayman As NASA’s Dawn spacecraft investigates its first target, the giant asteroid Vesta, Marc Rayman, Dawn’s chief engineer, shares a monthly update on the mission’s progress. This image obtained by the framing camera on NASA’s Dawn spacecraft shows the south pole of the giant asteroid Vesta. Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA › Full image and […]

Get Free Tickets to see Depak Chopra!

Get Free Tickets to see Depak Chopra!

How did the universe emerge?  What is the nature of time? What is life? What makes us human?  What is the connection between mind and brain? Bestselling authors Deepak Chopra and Leonard Mlodinow first met in a televised Caltech debate on “the future of God,” one an articulate advocate for spirituality, the other a prominent […]

Read for the Record next Thurs.; "Llama Llama Red Pajama"

Read for the Record next Thurs.; "Llama Llama Red Pajama"

The Altadena Library invites you to "Read for the Record" on Thurs., Oct. 6 at the Altadena Main Library, 600 E. Mariposa St. Readers throughout the country will try to set a record for the number of people reading the same book on the same day. This year’s book is "Llama Llama Red Pajama" by […]

Encore, Rialto

Encore, Rialto

Rialto fans, join me in the South Pasadena Library Community Room this Sunday, October 2 at 3:00PM for Encore, Rialto, A Revitalization Symposium on The Rialto Theatre.Wonder how other old movie palaces have successfully reopened and found new life? Come hear an enlightening panel discussion with expert speakers from The Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles, […]

Pasadena Independent September 29, 2011

Pasadena Independent September 29, 2011

Open publication – Free publishing Read the Full Story at Pasadena Independent

The wets vs the drys – America’s Prohibition experiment

The wets vs the drys – America’s Prohibition experiment

In the modern era of liquor on billboards and beer commercials dominating the Super Bowl, it may seem strange that at the turn of the last century alcohol was outlawed completely in the United States. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

How Ronald Reagan’s fight with air traffic controllers forever changed labor relations

How Ronald Reagan’s fight with air traffic controllers forever changed labor relations

In 1981, air traffic controllers at Washington Dulles airport called an illegal strike. President Ronald Reagan, who had been in office less than a year – and who had been endorsed by the controllers’ union – fired the striking workers. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Lamanda Park Library

Lamanda Park Library

I stopped by to take pictures of the Lamanda Park branch library on a Friday. Lamanda Park is closed on Fridays and Sundays. In fact, many of the branches have reduced hours and it’s a good idea to check the website before you go. The empty parking lot at Lamanda had a forlorn look to […]

10 Books Lost in Time

10 Books Lost in Time

Smithsonian.com has a great list up of the top 10 books that have been lost or left incomplete through the ages. Maybe your favorite author has a missing or near-forgotten work that you didn’t even know about! Check it out: 1. Margites by Homer 2. The Lost Books of the Bible 3. Cardenio by William […]

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