Archive for ‘March, 2012’


Don Dae Gam

Don Dae Gam

WHY Modern Korean barbecue with an emphasis on all things porcine. WHAT Owned by the same folks as the beloved Park’s, Don Dae Gam boasts a modern feel and high-quality meats. Though beef is available, this place is really for pork lovers, with choices like pork belly, pork neck, short ribs and pork diaphragm. The […]

Sign On

Sign On

It’s official: Landmark wants the Rialto sign to stay exactly where it is! We still have a long, long, LONG way to go to officially save and revitalize our beloved Rialto Theatre, but as Escott Norton of Friends of the Rialto posted on Facebook, “I would say today’s news is a very good ‘sign’!” (Be […]

Today

Today

Today is mine. I get to have it. Most days we pitch in, assist, participate, help out, work hard, share responsibilities. But today is not most days, and everyone deserves to have a day that is not most days. Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

Echo Park “Quinceañera” mural prepares for a touch up

Echo Park “Quinceañera” mural prepares for a touch up

Photo by Jesse Saucedo Artist Kiki Giet began work today to repair the damage to “Quinceañera” about two weeks after a section of the Echo Park mural that was was scraped away by workers preparing the building for a new Señor Fish restaurant. Giet told photographer Jesse Saucedo that the restoration of the mural near […]

Lake Avenue: from vacant land to vacant stores? A commercial history of Altadena

Lake Avenue: from vacant land to vacant stores? A commercial history of Altadena

Reader Eric Wilson’s photo of the North Lake Avenue business district after an unusual mountain snowfall in Feb., 2011. The Lake Avenue commercial district was once a thriving hub — now it is choked by code enforcement, lack of parking, and empty lots and buildings. Can it be turned around? This paper was written by […]

The People of the Book

The People of the Book

As a young girl I went to mass every Sunday. In the 1950s and 1960s that meant that the mass was in Latin. While I was going to catechism I heard stories about how Catholics were treated in some countries. And I remember listening to a particular sermon that had me wondering if Russians were […]

NFL makes example New Orleans Saints, but…

NFL makes example New Orleans Saints, but…

Head coach Sean Payton of the New Orleans Saints watches play from the sidelines the NFC Divisional playoff game against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. Credit: Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images Members of New Orleans Saints coaching and management staff have been fined and suspended and the […]

No charges, no arrest, and delayed media coverage: what explains mainstream response to the shooting of Trayvon Martin?

No charges, no arrest, and delayed media coverage: what explains mainstream response to the shooting of Trayvon Martin?

Tallahassee criminal defense attorney Mutyaqee Akbar (L) hands a letter to Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) in regards to the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, who was killed by a neighborhood watch person, at the Florida Capitol in Tallahassee, Florida. The Justice Department and the FBI opened an investigation into the death of the […]

In this case, the words of the prophets are written on…

In this case, the words of the prophets are written on…

…the bathroom walls. (I guess we just don’t have enough subways in Southern California.) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Promo

Promo

Last night, John and a partial cast and crew shot a promo at our house for the We Make Movies Kickstarter effort. When John and I had been married only a few months, we shot a short film at the house we were renting in Altadena. We swore we would never shoot in our own […]

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