Archive for ‘January, 2012’


Whoo-hoo! Hooty’s back

Whoo-hoo!  Hooty’s back

by Timothy Rutt Hooty the owl has returned to the Meadows. The original owl sign on lower Canyon Crest (whose slogan "Give a hoot, don’t pollute") was the creation of Meadows resident Jane Szabo. It was destroyed last November by a rock-wielding vandal, but Todd and Jane Szabo sent us this message Sunday morning: Hooty’s […]

Primates in Hi-Def

Primates in Hi-Def

Seventy Cameramen. Fifty countries. Four years. As many of you may already know, the BBC and Discovery Channel have co-produced a high-definition series called Life, a successor to Planet Earth. One episode in that series, Life: Primates, shall have a screening at Caltech on Saturday, February 11th. The documentary explores the “intelligence, adaptability, and resourcefulness that have enabled primates to thrive […]

Support the Coffee Gallery!

Support the Coffee Gallery!

If you pay much attention to local bureaucratic outrages, you’ve probably heard rumblings about the Coffee Gallery Backstage’s problems with the county, which have worked themselves out, sort of: the county isn’t going to shut them down, but because the CGB is in a mixed-use area, they need a conditional use permit, which means they […]

The Edited Trio in Pasadena

The Edited Trio in Pasadena

The Edited Trio are in the middle of a seven-country tour to promote their new CD, “Infinite Distance.” They’re an eclectic bunch with an eclectic background that resists summary—you can read about them here. Most importantly, they’re good. They’ll be playing Firefly in South Pas this Wednesday, and then a private show this Friday. RSVP […]

The Traveling World War I Exhibition

The Traveling World War I Exhibition

Do you have Groundhog Day plans? No? We do: stopping by the Traveling World War I Exhibition, which, best we can tell, is housed in a big rig that will be parked just above City Hall, on Thurgood Marshall Street. Pasadena is stop #33 on a 75-city tour, which is a lot of cities. The […]

January 30th is Fred Korematsu Day

January 30th is Fred Korematsu Day

A year ago I happened to meet one of the speakers that will be at the panel today. It was an honor to meet her and I was deeply moved by her story. I hope that you might drop by the Donald Wright Auditorium to hear her recollections on this day honoring Fred Korematsu. Via […]

The doctors are in

The doctors are in

AirTalk continues our semi-regular series looking at the top health stories, fads and frustrations facing patients and doctors. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Remembering Daniel Pearl: his life and legacy

Remembering Daniel Pearl: his life and legacy

Ten years ago this month, millions became witnesses to the kidnapping and murder of the journalist Daniel Pearl at the hands of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, an Al Qaeda operative also alleged to be behind the 9/11 attacks. Pearl… Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Monsieur Marcel

Monsieur Marcel

WHY L.A.’s best-kept-secret French bistro. WHAT Almost hidden in a corner of the Farmers Market is a café as authentically French as any in Lyon. It’s part of the adjacent Mr. Marcel market, home of French cheeses, olives, wines, table linens and an array of gourmet foods. Unlike most Farmers Market eateries, which are order-at-the-counter […]

Location, Location, Location…

Location, Location, Location…

Want to know what the view looks like from this house? A bit of this. And some of this. And occasionally this… Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

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