Archive for ‘March, 2012’


Woman convicted in 2007 Altadena murder and kidnapping

Woman convicted in 2007 Altadena murder and kidnapping

by Timothy Rutt Masha Ashaz Dean, 27, was convicted today of an Altadena murder, kidnapping, and child endangerment following a Superior Court trial in downtown Los Angeles. Dean was charged with killing Monroe Miles, Jr., in Altadena in 2007. According to a press release from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, Dean faces a […]

Strengthening family and community

Strengthening family and community

“We need to help students and parents cherish and preserve the ethnic and cultural diversity that nourishes and strengthens this community and this nation”. Cesar Chavez That was the prompt for middle and high school students that was designed by PUSD’s Language Assessment and Development Department back in February of this year. The art and […]

SCOTUS hearings on healthcare – Day 2

SCOTUS hearings on healthcare – Day 2

Attorney for the Solicitor Generals Office (R) speaks to the media after attending a hearing at the U.S. Supreme Court Building on March 26, 2012 in Washington, DC. Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images Today’s arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on the fate of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act, the second of three days of hearings […]

How can you resolve conflict with an unreasonable neighbor?

How can you resolve conflict with an unreasonable neighbor?

The sun rises on a suburban street in Calgary, Canada. Credit: Frank Maurer| Flickr Creative Commons Howdy, neighbor? Like to borrow a straitjacket? Are you sure? Please? Los Angeles is much more neighborly than a lot of people – certainly people who don’t live here – will give it credit for, but every once in […]

Brainstorming

Brainstorming

Rainy day bad idea: Decide to do a big grocery shop at Ralphs, grabbing the umbrella with the broken spokes and wearing the wool coat that soaks up water better than a squeegee, getting stuck standing in the parking lot as an elderly woman in an 80s Lincoln Continental pulls out and then desperately tries […]

Zen Monday: #189

Zen Monday: #189

Here on Pasadena Daily Photo, Monday is the day you tell me about the photo rather than me telling you. Because sometimes I’m baffled by what my camera sees. Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

Around The Eastsider

Around The Eastsider

News and items from other parts of the blog and beyond: Echo Park firehouse burglars entered through open door. Eastside 911 Hermon donut shop sells $366,126 lottery ticket. California Lottery Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

A Walkabout, Pasadena-Style

A Walkabout, Pasadena-Style

“Walkabout” is a term most people know these days due to various books and movies depicting young Australian aborigines undergoing a rite of passage in the outback that can last for up to six months. Well, walkabout Pasadena-style will last merely a few hours in one day, but take you into a rare spot of […]

Pipe Organ Church Crawl

Pipe Organ Church Crawl

Organs are nifty. They allow us to do things like breathe, or process waste. Here at Hometown-Pasadena.com, however, our favorite organs are pipe organs. Three area churches have banded together to do a mini concert series featuring organ works by the likes of Bach, Mozart, Buxtehude, Mendelssohn, Widor, and so on. We’ve already missed the […]

A Noise Within the Open House

A Noise Within the Open House

It’s more or less impossible (for us) to write about A Noise Within, the acclaimed theatre repertory company, without at least attempting to pun on the name. Anyway. As we all know, ANW is in Pasadena now, after many years in Glendale. They’ve got what can only be classified as a big ol’ space—33,000 square […]

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