Archive for ‘April, 2012’


Proposed Echo Park development poses “significant” environmental impacts

Proposed Echo Park development poses “significant” environmental impacts

Early rendering of Barlow development A plan by Barlow Respiratory Hospital to transform its 25-acre property on the edge of Echo Park into a a massive residential community  would pose significant and unavoidable impacts on the area, according to a preliminary environmental report released this week. The fact that the project poses significant  impacts on […]

Morning jolt (now in the afternoon!)

Morning jolt (now in the afternoon!)

A visit to the Apple Store Genius Bar will throw off one’s schedule, but at least the computer is working again …. Salsa! There will be free salsa dance lessons offered the next two Thursdays, April 26 and May 3, at the Westminster Presbyterian Church Music Room, 1757 N Lake Ave,: "Come and learn a […]

The crazy hazy days beginning in May

The crazy hazy days beginning in May

I think I’ve been writing so much because the next couple of weeks will be crazy busy with other things.  Mostly with preparations and presentations.  It’s a lucky life I lead that I am invited to participate in a lot of different venues and do a lot of different things. This work week will be […]

Could you pass a financial literacy quiz?

Could you pass a financial literacy quiz?

It turns out that 20-somethings might be one of the slowest developing generations ever. Credit: Jonathan Serviss/KPCC Sara works full-time at the Big Save store and earns $2500 a month. Who pays the contributions to Social Security on the $2500 a month that Sara earns? The answer is both Sara and her employer, but if […]

The Weekend Go Go: Comedy Shorts, Grimm World, Snap Flash

The Weekend Go Go: Comedy Shorts, Grimm World, Snap Flash

Go Go’ers, April showers bring…wetness.  Then there will be sunshine.  The May flowers may or may not happen but the last weekend of April will. Plan accordingly. A Buttload of Belly Laughs Is web-trolling for laughs your favorite activity?  Do you have the attention span of a gnat?  Have you tried to register “Funny or […]

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“Play is the exultation of the possible.” — Martin Buber Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Commute, 1

Commute, 1

Last week folks reacted positively to the Anawalt elephant. I see a lot of interesting things on my Wednesday commute to Hollywood. I don’t get to photograph all of them because I’m driving, but if and when traffic stops (and it does, oh yes it does), I pass my wait time taking pictures of the […]

Bulletin Board: Section of L.A. River bike path to be closed on May 6

Bulletin Board: Section of L.A. River bike path to be closed on May 6

Submitted by Scott Levin Los Angeles City Councilmember Tom LaBonge will host a 5K Fun Run on Sunday, May 6 in celebration of the Los Angeles River. The route will take runners (and walkers!) along the banks of the river  in celebration of its beauty. Cyclists should note the closure of the Los Angeles River bike path from 4 AM until 11:00 AM. on May 6th from Los Feliz Boulevard to Marsh […]

Burned body identified — or not: coroner gives conflicting stories

Burned body identified — or not: coroner gives conflicting stories

by TImothy Rutt News reports are coming out that the identity of the man whose body was found burning on Windsor Avenue on April 15 has been released. However, the coroner’s spokesman told Altadenablog at 11 AM today that next of kin have not been notified and that information has not been made public. The […]

A Greene & Greene Walkabout

A Greene & Greene Walkabout

In case you didn’t get a chance to go on the Arroyo’s Edge: Greene and Greene Interiors Tour last Saturday, we went for you. Six private homes and gardens were open to viewing (though no interior photography was allowed) in historic Park Place. On a beautiful Saturday, people strolled along Arroyo Terrace, Grand Avenue, and […]

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