Archive for ‘December, 2011’


Justice Sandra O’Connor talks about her legacy

Justice Sandra O’Connor talks about her legacy

Justice Sandra Day O’Connor was the first woman on the U.S. Supreme Court and she was the tiebreaking vote on landmark cases such as Bush v. Gore. What she experienced there has made her a crusader for civics education. The Justice joins Patt to walk through what she believes will be her greatest legacy, <a […]

Make a Wish

Make a Wish

I didn’t notice the shooting star when I took this long-exposure shot on St. Albans Drive (aka: Christmas Tree Lane!) in San Marino last night. I guess it’s just another Christmas miracle… (Do be sure to make the quick drive over to see the majestic pines decked out in their holiday finery. I was delighted […]

Christmas celebrations at Altadena Community Church

Christmas celebrations at Altadena Community Church

All are welcome at 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve at Altadena Community Church, 943 E. Altadena Drive. Pastor Joe McGowan’s service will feature Wendy Caldwell and the choir, accompanied by flute, oboe and piano, in Pepper Choplin’s contemporary cantata, "Lead Me Back to Bethlehem." On Christmas morning at 10 a.m., worship will be a celebration […]

Did California Democrats manipulate the state’s Citizens Redistricting Commission?

Did California Democrats manipulate the state’s Citizens Redistricting Commission?

Every ten years, new district lines are drawn in California—lines that directly influence which politicians end up representing the state in the U.S. Senate and House, among other things. In recent history, these lines have been drawn by the California State Legislature, but in 2008, Proposition 11 changed this process and put redistricting in the […]

My Annual Holiday Letter About My Fabulous Life 2011

My Annual Holiday Letter About My Fabulous Life 2011

Greetings to Family, friends and Ryan Gosling … What a whirlwind year we had in 2011! We ate, we drank, we danced. We watched untold hours of soccer and The Simpsons. We even re-did the bathroom With Our Bare Hands. About the only thing we didn’t manage to squeeze in was a run for the […]

Not the Moon

Not the Moon

You could bray at it, but you’d be barking up the wrong Christmas tree. Three guesses. Never mind. You can have all the guesses you want. You’ll probably get it on the first try anyway. Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

Edison offers apology and talks about lessons learned at town council

Edison offers apology and talks about lessons learned at town council

by Timothy Rutt Representatives from Southern California Edison made an apology and promises of better performance in the next crisis at last night’s Town Council meeting. Walt Johnston, Edison’s vice president in charge of power delivery, said that “We could’ve done better, and we will do better next time.” Johnston said that the utility lost […]

Fixing online reputations, is it doable?

Fixing online reputations, is it doable?

The last time you applied for a job, you probably made sure that your Facebook profile was viewable only to your friends. You most likely “detagged” any unflattering pictures of you doing anything that could be seen as wild, such as drinking or even just being at a bar. You probably aren’t even a party […]

Vote for South Pasadena’s Most Festive House!

Vote for South Pasadena’s Most Festive House!

Patch.com is launching a nationwide contest to find the best holiday home, and the winner’s school district will receive $100,000!  I say we make South Pasadena’s own Todd Shroeder’s hard work pay off.  Every year he turns his home into an electric gingerbread house — that is, if gingerbread houses had animatronic Santas waving from […]

Twinkle

Twinkle

The lights might just be the best part of December. I also like the food. I do not, however, enjoy the tightening of my pants. What part of the holidays do you revel in the most? Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

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