Archive for ‘April, 2012’


The windmills of our minds

The windmills of our minds

Every aspect of our mental lives plays out in two versions: one conscious, the other unconscious. This hidden aspect, of which we are unaware, dictates our relationships, our decisions, our actions. Over the past twenty years, scientists have discovered new tools to probe our subliminal minds and uncover its secrets, leading to new understanding of […]

Has Wall Street changed? “Money, Power & Wall Street” airs tonight on Frontline

Has Wall Street changed? “Money, Power & Wall Street” airs tonight on Frontline

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on January 13, 2012 in New York City. Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images Forget whether or not the debt crisis is over—is a worse one coming? Sluggish job growth and poorer-than-expected corporate earnings still seem to be keeping market analysts on edge, with each tremor […]

Six, The

Six, The

WHY With its chill vibe and entertaining concept—six choices in each category (appetizers, sides, entrées), six brews on tap and six wines by the glass—the Six fills a gaping need in the Overland-Pico neighborhood, where the mall overwhelms sidewalk life. WHAT This café-pub is a relaxed but confident departure for owners Will Karges and Jake […]

all dirt and rocks

all dirt and rocks

“If you see a whole thing – it seems that it’s always beautiful. Planets, lives… But up close a world’s all dirt and rocks. And day to day, life’s a hard job, you get tired, you lose the pattern.” –Ursula K. Le Guin Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Zen Monday: #194

Zen Monday: #194

And now, for your Monday Zen. If you’re not sure what we do here on Mondays, just ask and I’ll let you know. Otherwise, leave your impressions/expressions/interpretations in the comments. And thank you. I love Zen Mondays.  By the way, if you’re viewing this post on http://bestpasadena.com/, you are viewing a pirate site. bestpasadena.com steals […]

Grow! At the L.A. Arboretum

Grow! At the L.A. Arboretum

Need guidance, experience, someone in the know? Looking for inspiration? Wanting to delve into the unique and unusual? The L.A. Arboretum is putting on Grow! A Garden Festival this Friday-Sunday, May 4-6. They will have a “Unique and Unusual” plant sale, a marketplace of 40 vendors, exhibitions of sculpture and art installations by the Cream […]

Altadena: Home Is Where the Heart Is

Altadena: Home Is Where the Heart Is

The season of home tours marches on. This Sunday, the Altadena Guild hosts the “The Heart of the Midlothian,” a tour of four homes, old and new. The architectural past is represented by a 1930 Monterey Spanish Revival designed by Wallace Neff and a 1930 traditional Monterey Colonial with a nautically-themed library and a vintage […]

Cyclist and volunteer collide during L.A. River clean up

Cyclist and volunteer collide during L.A. River clean up

An Elysian Valley resident is calling for more to be done to reduce conflict and collisions between cyclists and pedestrians on the L.A. River bike path after a teenage girl was knocked down by a bike rider while she volunteered at Saturday’s annual Los Angeles River clean up. Elysian Valley resident Alan Anderson heard about […]

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

The American Cancer Society is working towards a world with more birthdays. More birthdays for women who are fighting breast cancer. This is exemplified by their Making Strides event, a 5-mile walk this Sunday, May 6th at Lacy Park. “The Making Strides event is not a race; it is a celebration of survivorship, an occasion […]

Lucas Library celebration

Lucas Library celebration

The Bob Lucas Branch Library and LIteracy Center at 2659 N. Lincoln Ave. celebrated its 20th anniversary and re-opening celebration Sunday (the library had been closed several weeks for renovations). Correspondant Deb Halberstadt says the above picture shows the entire gathering, including members of the Bob Lucas family, some of whom traveled from far away […]

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