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Noir: Contemporary

Noir: Contemporary

The tree alone could be a character right out of Raymond Chandler. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Beating the Traffic

Beating the Traffic

The one thing you need to know about this photo is that this man is skateboarding across a freeway overpass. Beneath him, it’s rush hour. I’m not sure I need to say anything else. Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

Man killed in Cypress Park shooting

Man killed in Cypress Park shooting

Police are looking for suspects in the fatal Tuesday night shooting  of a 22-year-old man in Cypress Park  in the 2900 block of Elm Street.   The victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds during the shooting that was reported shortly before 10 p.m., said an LAPD spokesman. The victim died from his injuries at a hospital.  Police […]

ACONA speakers: emergency prep, Ralphs, and St. Elizabeth noise complaints

ACONA speakers: emergency prep, Ralphs, and St. Elizabeth noise complaints

by TImothy Rutt Loud parties at St. Elizabeth’s? That was one of the topics that came up at Tuesday’s meeting of ACONA (Altadena Coalition of Neighborhood Associations), held at the Altadena Main Library. Cole Landowski, chief of the county’s environmental hygiene program, talked about handling noise complaints and permitted noise limits, when the topic came […]

One month later, the facts of the Trayvon Martin Case are still under question

One month later, the facts of the Trayvon Martin Case are still under question

A man joins nationwide protests in memory of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin on March 26, 2012 in downtown of Los Angeles, California. Credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images While new evidence of 911 calls and eye-witness testimonies trickle in, it’s the definitive stances that people all across the country have taken that are the only sure […]

Affordable Health Care: “It’s not your free choice,” according to Justice Ginsburg

Affordable Health Care: “It’s not your free choice,” according to Justice Ginsburg

Demonstrators for and against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act march and chant in outside the U.S. Supreme Court Building on March 26, 2012 in Washington, DC. The high court, which has set aside six hours over three days, will hear arguments over the constitutionality of the act. Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Welcome to […]

Caption This Photo (#88)

Caption This Photo (#88)

This one is just so wonderful, I can’t think of anything to say. What about you guys? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Crowdsourcing Dinner and Other Requests

Crowdsourcing Dinner and Other Requests

Last week, I opened my organic produce box and there was a big bunch of bok choy. While I’ve enjoyed bok choy over the years, I’d never actually cooked any myself.  My rationale? What’s the point of  of Irish girl attempting  Asian cooking  here in Southern California? It almost seems insulting to the many fine […]

Hahamongna Walkabout

Hahamongna Walkabout

Hello, my name is Boz, and I’ll be your guide. Today on the Hahamongna Smellabout we’re going to rub our butts on low hanging branches and pee on every single– What? Don’t you want to pee? Don’t you like to rub your butt? I do not understand you people. Fine. Go Walkabout then. See if […]

Echo Park gentrification heads for HBO

Echo Park gentrification heads for HBO

Photo by Echo_29/Flickr The topic of Echo Park gentrification, which has been played up in indy movies, newspaper stories and novels, is now going to take the form of an HBO drama based on the book “The Madonnas of Echo Park.” Deadline Hollywood reports that HBO has put the series – written by playwright Julia […]

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