Archive for ‘January, 2012’


Altadena Junction: unlawful occupancy and others

Altadena Junction: unlawful occupancy and others

Another selection of news you’ve read here first at the Pasadena Sun this Sunday (of course, we’re the ones writing it!) Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Warm the Weekend: Do Si Do, 26 Hours of Ladies, and Hawaii 5-0

Warm the Weekend: Do Si Do, 26 Hours of Ladies, and Hawaii 5-0

Brace yourselves, Go Go’ers.  Winter is here…the SoCal version anyway.  It may not be blizzards and bluster outside but Ms. Go Go knows you’ll feel a pang as you swap cut-offs for cardigans. Update to your 2012 “To Do” list?  Invent sexy fleece. Below, three suggestions to help you turn winter woe-is-me into weekend wow-wow-wow. […]

Ars Brevis

Ars Brevis

Bright colors haven’t been the norm on this scraggle-spit of ground, where Foothill splits from Walnut to begin its eastern trek. I like this area, especially along Walnut: it’s where small industries and artist studios set up shop, and you can find old train tracks along the north side of the road. Now you can […]

Bob Lucas Library to close for renovations Jan. 20-March 2

Bob Lucas Library to close for renovations Jan. 20-March 2

by Timothy Rutt The Bob Lucas Branch Library, 2659 N. Lincoln Ave., will be closed from Jan. 30 to March 2 as it undergoes renovations to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. According to a release from the library, the renovactions will include curb and sidewalk ramps, wheelchair access and grab bars in restrooms, […]

Getting the green light in Hollywood

Getting the green light in Hollywood

Swing a cat in L.A., and you’ll hit someone who’s written a screenplay. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Quick on the draw: David Horsey takes on political cartooning for the Los Angeles Times

Quick on the draw: David Horsey takes on political cartooning for the Los Angeles Times

There’s a new voice in town, and it’s a colorful one, in more ways than one. The Los Angeles Times has brought former Seattle Post-Intelligencer political cartoonist David Horsey on to revive its political blog, “Top of the… Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Defiant Rose

Defiant Rose

Despite a thorough winter pruning, this rose bush sends a new flower reaching for the sky. (I like that.) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Pasadena: Part of Upton Sinclair’s ‘EPIC’ Battleground (Part 1 of 2)

Pasadena: Part of Upton Sinclair’s ‘EPIC’ Battleground (Part 1 of 2)

Early in October 1934, the California Real Estate Association was holding its annual convention at the Biltmore Hotel in Santa Barbara. “California Straight Ahead” was the theme of the three-day event, whose honorary guests included Harry H. Culver, founder of Culver City, Nevada governor Morley Griswold, and California governor Frank Merriam. The 1934 convention was […]

Crime blotter, Jan. 9-14: burglaries and beer

Crime blotter, Jan. 9-14: burglaries and beer

Mon., Jan. 9 11:54 AM – A commercial burglary occurred at Super King Market, 2260 N. Lincoln Ave. Loss: one bottle of Grey Goose Vodka – item was recovered. Thurs., Jan. 12 8:45 AM and 3:30 PM – A residential burglary occurred in the 1900 block of Layton Street. Suspect(s) entered the residence via the […]

Let Freedom Ring

Let Freedom Ring

Martin Luther King, Jr. was honored by Pasadena Unified School District students through various service activities, celebratory musical and dance performances, and art and essay contests. As part of their beautification program, the Pasadena MLK Community Coalition led Madison Elementary School students, their families and staff in a day of planting and landscaping their campus. […]

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