Archive for ‘November, 2011’


Senior Center Giving Thanks for Thanksgiving

Senior Center Giving Thanks for Thanksgiving

A turkey feast with all the trimmings. Be welcomed and treated like royalty. This Thanksgiving, the Pasadena Senior Center will once again be offering a feast, continuing its tradition of doing all the cooking and the cleaning up. The menu includes roasted turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetable, salads, beverages and desserts. All these delicious victuals will […]

Woody Allen revealed as never before in PBS doc

Woody Allen revealed as never before in PBS doc

He is a living icon: writer, director, actor, comedian and musician. Now Woody Allen steps out from behind the camera and out of character for a new three-and-a-half hour documentary – part of the PBS "American Masters" series. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

The Doors: A close reading with Greil Marcus

The Doors: A close reading with Greil Marcus

It’s been forty years since Jim Morrison's death, and still his psychedelic presence rings clear in the music of The Doors. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Iberico Fresco, Parsley & Feeding Occupy LA

Iberico Fresco, Parsley & Feeding Occupy LA

This week on Eat LA on Off-Ramp, producer Kevin Ferguson goes along with caterer Jennie Cook as she feeds the Occupy LA encampment; Off-Ramp host John Rabe talks to Mark Peel, owner/chef of Campanile and Tar Pit, about that most unappreciated of herbs, parsley; and Eat LA contributing editor Linda Burum talks with Jose Martinez, […]

Long Beach Ballet Brings Holiday Cheer To Pasadena And Long Beach With Their Elaborate Rendition Of “The Nutcracker” On Its 29th Anniversary This December

Long Beach Ballet Brings Holiday Cheer To Pasadena And Long Beach With Their Elaborate Rendition Of “The Nutcracker” On Its 29th Anniversary This December

Long Beach Ballet Brings Holiday Cheer To Pasadena And Long Beach With Their Elaborate Rendition Of “The Nutcracker” On Its 29th Anniversary This December “Crammed with special effects, the familiar Long Beach Ballet version of The Nutcracker has nearly everything money can buy. Opulent, family-oriented entertainment. Seek no further.” –Lewis Segal, Los Angeles Times The […]

Keeping an eye out in the neighborhood

Keeping an eye out in the neighborhood

by Timothy Rutt The Altadena Town Council honored Altadena’s Neighborhood Watch groups at this week’s meeting. Chair Sandra Thomas and councilman Okorie Ezieme (both at the podium) passed out proclamations to the leaders of several Neighborhood Watch groups that attended. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

A Firewood Word to the Wise

A Firewood Word to the Wise

BUY FIREWOOD ONLY FROM REPUTABLE SOURCES! And REFRAIN FROM TRANSPORTING FIREWOOD FROM SAN DIEGO COUNTY! Oh, am I shouting? Yes!

Pasadena Public Library

Pasadena Public Library

In 1924, Myron Hunt and H.C Chambers were one of ten architectural firms to submit a design for the Pasadena Public Library. Their Spanish Renaissance structure, with its elegantly scaled entry and patio, was particularly pleasing to the judges, and it fit the tone of the developing Civic Center, so it won. Construction began in […]

10 Things We’re Thankful For

10 Things We’re Thankful For

We’re a lucky bunch at Hometown Pasadena, and we know it. So each of us decided to share one thing about our hometowns that we’re particularly grateful for. 1. The Rose Bowl Aquatic Center. I’ve been swimming laps there for 25 years, and while it has grown more crowded and you encounter the occasional breach of […]

Pasadena Farmers’ Market

Pasadena Farmers’ Market

WHY A great market east of Hollywood.

WHAT This popular market on the edge of Victory Park offers Harry’s Berries, Bill’s Bees (honeys), ABC Rhubarb (herbs and greens), Two Peas in a Pod (super sweet sugar snaps, shelling beans, cauliflower, berries),and Mike Taylor (spring and Maui onions, tomatoes, nasturtiums).

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