Archive for ‘December, 2011’


JPL’s version of a classic car show: Mars rovers go for a spin

JPL’s version of a classic car show:  Mars rovers go for a spin

Flight System Manager Matt Wallace, left, and System Integration and Test Lead for Mars rover Sojourner Eric Aguilar position the test double of Sojourner before a photo shoot at NASA JPL in La Canada Flintridge on Thursday, December 15, 2011. (Cheryl A. Guerrero/Staff Photographer, Pasadena Sun) By Tiffany Kelly Pasadena Sun Jet Propulsion Laboratory officials […]

Cheli and Lili are here for an advent visit

Cheli and Lili are here for an advent visit

The Holidays are here which means that the girls are here and we will spend time with family friends like Susan get the house in order and take the opportunity to place our ducks all in a row.

Strands of Holiday Lights

Strands of Holiday Lights

(No electricity required.) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Bring It

Bring It

Well yay, we did not have another big horrible storm this weekend. Fingers crossed, I post at midnight and you never know what’ll happen while I’m sleeping. But it looks like we can stop talking about “Hurricane Pasadena” as my neighbor called it, and move on to what’s really important: the Tournament of Roses. The […]

Altadena author Bricker looks at mid-life reinvention in "Tales from Tavanti"

Altadena author Bricker looks at mid-life reinvention in "Tales from Tavanti"

by Timothy Rutt In 2008, Rebecca Bricker’s son moved out of their Altadena Craftsman house. Single mom at mid-life, facing the empty nest. You know the story. But that’s not this story. Bricker, a magazine writer and columnist for People Magazine, sold the house and moved to Italy for a year. Bricker writes about her […]

Altadena Sheriff’s food and toy drive: a time for giving

Altadena Sheriff’s food and toy drive: a time for giving

Pictures: deputies and volunteers, including a line of young men from Mentoring and Partnership for Youth Deveopment at Muir High School, prepare to distribute stacks of toys and boxes of food to needy families. by Timothy Rutt Photos by Bill Westphal The Altadena Sheriff’s Station food and toy drive came to its conclusion this morning, […]

Screenwriter, novelist, commentator John Ridley on upcoming film "Red Tails"

Screenwriter, novelist, commentator John Ridley on upcoming film "Red Tails"

John Ridley, it’s fair to say, is a modern day Renaissance man. As a screenwriter he’s best known for films like "U-Turn," "Three Kings" and "Undercover Brother," a hilarious spoof about a low-rent private eye with a seriously ‘70s sense of style complete with impressive Afro. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Comedy Congress: live from the Crawford Family Forum

Comedy Congress: live from the Crawford Family Forum

As far as political humor is concerned, what’s the gift that keeps on giving? The presidential primaries, of course. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Perhaps I’m being too literal…

Perhaps I’m being too literal…

Art can only be truly art by presenting an adequate outward symbol of some fact in the interior life. –Margaret Fuller Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Free Mulch ’til Eternity

Free Mulch ’til Eternity

Our street is still lined on both sides with piles of tree branches, although we can see the clean-up approach and it looks like the crews will get to us this weekend if the weather holds. It’s been fun, but I guess it’ll be nice to have street parking again. Few members of the relevant […]

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