Archive for ‘March, 2012’


The Weekend Go Go: Film Marathons, Free Donuts, and Funny Fan Dancers

The Weekend Go Go: Film Marathons, Free Donuts, and Funny Fan Dancers

Go Go’ers, did we have fun last weekend?  Yes, we did. Do we remember the fun we had last weekend?  Some of us definitely…maybe…kind of…sort of do. If last weekend’s frenetic Gaelic festivity left you vowing to sit this weekend out, reconsider.   Really.  Culture + cocktails = relaxed revelry with no memory gaps. Especially […]

Two for One

Two for One

Think the owner will notice if I take one out for a spin? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Chaos Chronicles 508: The Hunger Games; Real Simple Time Pie Charts & Trayvon Martin

Chaos Chronicles 508: The Hunger Games; Real Simple Time Pie Charts & Trayvon Martin

Heading into the weekend, Chaos Crew, with a new Chaos Chronicles podcast for you. On the show this week: The Chaos Chronicles: DIY fallout or What Happens when the neihbors realize you like to do your own home repairs The Good and Not So Good of Social Media: The Trayvon Martin Case and The Shockingly […]

Old Towne Pub

Old Towne Pub

I had a super birthday yesterday. Thanks for your good wishes here, in email and on Facebook. John and I took the day off. We had planned to go to Clocker’s Corner for breakfast, however I’m not one to sit outside when it’s even slightly cool, so we went to Old Town instead. We loved–I […]

Sponsored Post: Silver Lake Fourplex Open House on Sunday, March 25

Sponsored Post: Silver Lake Fourplex Open House on Sunday, March 25

Matthew Morgus from www.SilverLakeOpenHouse.com presents a rare Spanish-style fourplex, in the heart of Silver Lake, close to Sunset Junction, the Silver Lake Reservoir and the dog park. All four units have been meticulously updated with newer kitchens and bathrooms, energy-efficient windows, electrical, plumbing, retrofitted foundations and newer roofs.  Listed at $1.079 million. The property at […]

County planning staff recommends denial of Arroyo Pacific’s school bid [UPDATED]

County planning staff recommends denial of Arroyo Pacific’s school bid [UPDATED]

by Timothy Rutt Los Angeles County planning staff is recommending that the regional planning commission deny the Arroyo Pacific Academy’s bid to locate a campus at 183-205 East Palm St. A staff report issued Thursday said that "The proposed project is inconsistent with the goals and policies of the Altadena Community Plan … The proposed […]

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Science writer Rebecca Skloot uncovered much more than the history of a cell line when she set out to write a book about HeLa, a strain of human cells that figured in the development of significant advances in medicine. Her ten years of research brought her into intimate contact with the descendants of Henrietta Lacks, […]

Homesteading in the Year 2012

Homesteading in the Year 2012

You say “homesteading” and people imagine the 19th century and wagon trains; families venturing west, battling weather, illness, transportation break-downs, and dwindling supplies as they head to unknown territory to set down new roots and live off the land. And then, some people simply say, “What’s homesteading again?” Homesteading in this year 2012 can be […]

Trayvon Martin and the risks of being young and black in America

Trayvon Martin and the risks of being young and black in America

Protestors make a call for justice in the case of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida. Credit: werthmedia/Flickr (cc by-nc-nd) Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in New York’s Union Square Wednesday, to remember the life protest the death of the unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin who was killed three weeks ago by an overzealous neighborhood watchman. Martin’s […]

Should Romney “Etch A Sketch” his campaign?

Should Romney “Etch A Sketch” his campaign?

Etch-a-sketch art by DonkeyHotey based on a photo by Matthew Reichbach. Credit: DonkeyHotey/Flickr/Creative Commons Mitt Romney’s political rivals predictably jumped at the chance to criticize him after his senior advisor Eric Fehrnstrom compared the Romney campaign to an “Etch A Sketch” children’s toy on CNN this week. While speaking on the network’s “Starting Point” about […]

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