Archive for ‘September, 2011’


Pasadena barber may be homicide victim on Washington & Lake

Pasadena barber may be homicide victim on Washington & Lake

Pasadena police are investigating a probable homicide at Lake and Washington today. Our content partners at the Pasadena Sun report that the body of an African-American man in his 30’s was found by a witness who called police at around 12:45 AM Wednesday morning. Witnesses report that he is a Pasadena barber, but an official […]

Feynman: From Esalen to Einstein

Feynman: From Esalen to Einstein

Award-winning Pasadena artist Leland Myrick  has joined forces with author Jim Ottaviani to produce a unique take on one of Pasadena’s most colorful characters: the all-around genius, iconoclast and bon vivant Richard Feynman. An almost-straightforward, chronological narrative of Feynman’s life, the book – now a New York Times bestseller – with six or so full-color […]

Scooping out oblong vaults

Scooping out oblong vaults

Guns,Long, steel guns,Pointed from the war shipsIn the name of the war god.Straight, shining, polished guns,Clambered over with jackies in white blouses,Glory of tan faces, tousled hair, white teeth,Laughing lithe jackies in white blouses,Sitting on the guns singing war songs, war chanties. Shovels,Broad, iron shovels,Scooping out oblong vaults,Loosening turf and leveling sod. I ask youTo […]

Ten Things to Read, Watch or Listen to This Tuesday

Ten Things to Read, Watch or Listen to This Tuesday

Consider this post a Curated Media Guide for Fall. Or, just consider it another list of Enjoyable Things to read, watch or listen to as the days get cooler, the leaves turn and you spend more time inside than out. Sound good? Here goes: Aryton Senna, the last driver to be killed on track in […]

From piano to prog – eclectic musical adventures at LA Chamber Orchestra

From piano to prog – eclectic musical adventures at LA Chamber Orchestra

Now in its 43rd year, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra begins its 2011-2012 season with customary flair and innovation. Two adventurous West Coast premieres are on the program, to be conducted by Music Director Jeffrey Kahane: Osvaldo Golijov’s richly orchestrated Siderious, based on the writings of Galileo after he observed the moon through a telescope […]

The Dolphin in the Mirror: Exploring Dolphin Minds and Saving Dolphin Lives

The Dolphin in the Mirror: Exploring Dolphin Minds and Saving Dolphin Lives

Dolphins are second only to humans in some intellectual features and are believed to be close cognitive cousins of chimpanzees. They can recognize themselves in a mirror and possess self awareness – a trait once thought to be uniquely human. Despite that, dolphins around the globe are often mistreated and even slaughtered. One pioneer of […]

Garages, 4

Garages, 4

I never cared much for garages before moving to Pasadena and I know why. It’s because I never lived anywhere else where the garages were part of the architectural history. Usually they’re all aluminum, each one with the same automatic door as the one across the street. This one speaks for itself, I think. Look […]

Town council turns down permit for Arroyo Pacific Academy

Town council turns down permit for Arroyo Pacific Academy

The Arroyo Pacific Academy’s petition for a conditional use permit for its Palm Street location was voted down by the Altadena Town Council tonight. Just like the land use committee meeting two weeks ago, the community center was packed with supporters and opponents of the school. However, there weren’t the emotional outbursts that characterized the […]

Under a Bridge

Under a Bridge

Did you know these whimsical river rock benches are part of the base of the Oaklawn bridge? Now you do. They aren’t the most scenic benches in town (that honor goes to the ones here) but they are wonderful in their blend-right-in Craftsman design. I haven’t been able to find out if they are part […]

Emmy Awards 2011 golden wrap up

Emmy Awards 2011 golden wrap up

It was all glitz and glam at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles Sunday night as stars convened for the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. The ceremony was hosted by Glee’s Jane Lynch and featured 25 major categories. The competition in the Outstanding Drama Series category was especially fierce, with shows like Boardwalk Empire, Dexter, […]

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