Archive for ‘December, 2011’


Two Dobies want to go home for Christmas

Two Dobies want to go home for Christmas

Bob Mann writes us: I wanted to let your readers know about 2 Dobermans, a male and a female, that were found Thursday wandering near the northwest Pasadena/Altadena border. One of the staff members at Altadena Stables rescued the dogs and is trying to locate the owner. If anyone recognizes these beautiful dogs, they may […]

FilmWeek: War Horse, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, The Adventures of Tintin, We Bought a Zoo, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close and more

FilmWeek: War Horse, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, The Adventures of Tintin, We Bought a Zoo, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close and more

KPCC film critics Tim Cogshell, Henry Sheehan and Charles Solomon join Larry to review the week’s new film releases including War Horse, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, The Adventures of Tintin, We Bought a Zoo, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close and more. TGI-FilmWeek! Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

John Henry Faulk’s Christmas Story

John Henry Faulk’s Christmas Story

It was more than forty years ago that story-teller and radio host John Henry Faulk first recorded his “Christmas Story.” Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Big Box Holiday (No, Not That Kind)

Big Box Holiday (No, Not That Kind)

Go Go’ers, we’re down to a couple days of ho, ho, ho and counting for Baby J’s birthday bash this Sunday.  Here’s the problem.  After Sunday, comes Monday and there you are with a passel of house guests clamoring to see the “real” L.A. Or maybe that’s just you climbing the walls. Either/or, this bunch of Boxing Day forays is guaranteed […]

Up on the Rooftop

Up on the Rooftop

Looks like Santa is getting edgy this year. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

Build a snowman in Southern Cal? Erect a fort and have a snowball fight? Make a snow angel? No way. Not even. Ah, but now you can. Kidspace is trucking in the white stuff to bring a little White Christmas cheer to our balmy location. Tons of imported snow will create a a winter wonderland […]

ART of BOOKSelling

ART of BOOKSelling

The Book Department manager, Alfonso, has some great art books to recommend for last-minute holiday gifts (or, really, for any time of year): If you did not realize, the Holidays are almost over and you need to get your gifts together for the ones you love or don’t. Having the privilege of working in this […]

The Einstein float

The Einstein float

This photo of a Rose Parade float from the 1930s celebrating Albert Einstein in flowers, trumpeting his “achievement” with blooms and angelic little girls, hangs in a hallway of the Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Old Pasadena. The physicist at the time was a frequent visitor to Caltech before he was snatched away by the […]

Ugly Sweater Party at Webster’s Fine Stationers today; Santa at 6 PM

Ugly Sweater Party at Webster’s Fine Stationers today; Santa at 6 PM

Webster’s Fine Stationers, 2450 N. Lake Ave., tells us they’re hosting an "Ugly Sweater" party today. Sip some hot apple cider or festive champagne (grown ups only on that one!) and sample some chocolate treats. Also: save on seasonal gifts: 20% off selected items, or 25 percent off if you wear an "ugly Christmas sweater." […]

Good tidings & last minute food guidings from the LA Times test kitchen

Good tidings & last minute food guidings from the LA Times test kitchen

Before a recipe for turducken, bacon-maple biscuits or magical honey cakes can grace the pages of the Los Angeles Times it gets tested, tasted, tweaked and re-tested in their spacious test kitchen. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

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