Archive for ‘October, 2011’


“Anonymous” Shakespeare fact-check

“Anonymous” Shakespeare fact-check

The film “Anonymous,” which opens in theaters today, presents a version of history that William Shakespeare was a fraud and that the works attributed to him were actually written by the Elizabethan aristocrat Edward de Vere, the 17th Earl of Oxford. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Balconi Coffee

Balconi Coffee

WHY To sit in front of a row of siphons, sip coffee and talk to the owner about the body, flavor and other qualities of every coffee he offers. Try the latte flavored with crushed almonds. WHAT Why would a coffeehouse not open until 10 a.m.? Owner Ray Sato says because in the early morning, […]

Ten Years Ago Today…

Ten Years Ago Today…

…I married the love of my life. (And we had a baby girl and moved to South Pasadena and are in the process of living happily ever after…) Happy Anniversary, Jon! Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Driver Wanted

Driver Wanted

Part Time Driver needed Male/Female Call (626) 440-0699 ask for James or Mike Read the Full Story at Pasadena Independent

[Video] City Target Construction Update at the New FIGat7th in Downtown LA

[Video] City Target Construction Update at the New FIGat7th in Downtown LA

It’s amazing for me to think about what it’s going to be like in exactly one year when the newly remodeled FIGat7th re-opens in Downtown LA along with the very much anticipated arrival of City Target as the first announced … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

Chaos Chronicles Podcast 434: Books, News, Advice and Live Nude Girls

Chaos Chronicles Podcast 434: Books, News, Advice and Live Nude Girls

Hello, Chaos Crew… The latest Chaos Chronicles Podcast is up and it has it all: Books Awards; Parenting advice on Praising Toddlers; Ungiven Acceptance Speeches and Live Nude Girls. You’ll have to listen to see what I mean. Sometimes, things get crazy in the suburbs on a Thursday night, that’s all I’m sayin’. Useful links […]

Accompanied

Accompanied

On the sidewalk outside of Tiffany on a Friday night in Old Town, these guys sang a capella harmonies. Song after song, they sounded great and I wasn’t the only one who thought so. The crowd loved them. People put money in their bucket. And this kid could not stop dancing. The more he danced, […]

Husky found, Altadena and Glenrose

Husky found, Altadena and Glenrose

Reader Rachael found a dog: I really hope that you can help find this sweet fellow’s family. This morning, at Christ the Shepherd Church (Altadena and Glenrose) he approached me and my son after dodging cars in the intersection there. He has no collar and no tags and a quick walk around to the nearest […]

Anita Hill re-imagines home and the American dream

Anita Hill re-imagines home and the American dream

The topic of sexual harassment became the focus of a national debate on Oct. 11, 1991 as lawyer Anita Hill testified to the Senate Judiciary Committee that she had been sexually harassed by then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas. The committee and the Senate ultimately decided to confirm and appoint Thomas, who has held the post […]

Are whales at SeaWorld slaves? PETA sues to set them free

Are whales at SeaWorld slaves? PETA sues to set them free

On Wednesday, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) filed a suit against SeaWorld, asking the court to consider the text of the 13th amendment from a new perspective: that of Tilikum, Katina, Corky, Kasatka and Ulises, five Orca whales currently owned by the entertainment park in San Diego. Read the Full Story at […]

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