Archive for ‘October, 2011’


Nightmare on Mariposa Street

Nightmare on Mariposa Street

The Roberts family shares this pic: for Halloween, they’ve turned their house into a smoke-breathing monster. You can see it on Mariposa Street between Fair Oaks and Raymond, near the Waldorf School. Do you have a haunted Halloween house? Share your own picture, or let us know the address and we’ll snap it. Read the […]

Feeling Cynical? Not With These Girls on Our Side!

Feeling Cynical? Not With These Girls on Our Side!

When the next cynical curmudgeon says, “This generation of kids is so self-absorbed—with their noses stuck in their electronics—the future of our country is doomed,” remember Sarah Gilman and Anne Marquardt. With these young philanthropists leading the way, we’re pretty confident the future looks really, really good. A neighbor of Anne’s had breast cancer. This […]

Love and marriage in the worst of times

Love and marriage in the worst of times

A recent Atlantic article points out that an explosion of male joblessness and corresponding decline in their life prospects, coupled with an increase in women entering the professional world, has up-ended our ideas about the balance of financial power in a marriage. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Ride along with Metro chief Art Leahy

Ride along with Metro chief Art Leahy

President Obama’s visit reminded us: from point A to point Z, it’s all about getting around town. The head of the MTA is here to make the connection. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Pasadena Independent 10/27/2011

Pasadena Independent 10/27/2011

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

Vindicated

Vindicated

I love One Colorado. It’s a beautiful part of Old Town Pasadena where late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century historic buildings surround a courtyard. Rather than have these wonderful structures torn down they’ve been refurbished and are now shops and restaurants. Even the One Colorado parking is okay. It’s across the street at Union and Fair […]

Altadena Chamber coupon page deadline Fri., Oct. 28

Altadena Chamber coupon page deadline Fri., Oct. 28

The deadline is fast approaching for Altadena businesses to run an ad in the Nov./Dec. Shop Altadena Coupon Page. If you’re a member of the Altadena Chamber of Commerce, the ad is free — if not, the ad rate is $50 for two months. (If you’d like to advertise but don’t have an ad ready, […]

Well, a picture IS worth a 1000 words…

Well, a picture IS worth a 1000 words…

I was going to tell you a few little-known facts about South Pasadena’s famous Oaklawn bridge, but after volunteering at Little Bit’s school and then helping her with almost 2 hours of homework, I have no capacity for coherent thoughts. Talk amongst yourselves! Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Ideas for Los Angeles: Upgrade Metro with Cleaner Plastic Seats and Easier-to-Read Countdown Timers

Ideas for Los Angeles: Upgrade Metro with Cleaner Plastic Seats and Easier-to-Read Countdown Timers

A couple of weeks ago I attended the ARA (AIDS Research Alliance) fundraiser in Downtown LA hosted at Cicada Restaurant on the ground floor of the beautiful historic 1927 Oviatt Building. I met a gentleman from San Francisco named Steve Villano … Continue reading → Read the Full Story at Brigham Yen

Ten Things to Like This Tuesday About Halloween:Products, Costumes, Treats, Tricks and Books

Ten Things to Like This Tuesday About Halloween:Products, Costumes, Treats, Tricks and Books

I’m overly excited about Halloween this year so I decided to put together a Ten Things List for costumes, recipes, decorating ideas,  books and All Things Halloween-y. Enjoy Pigs in a Blanket Costume! Can you stand it? Click here for more from Real Simple.   1. Real Simple Kids Costumes That You Can Make with […]

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