Archive for ‘April, 2012’


Open thread: we’re having visions

Open thread: we’re having visions

by TImothy Rutt On Wednesday, the "Altadena visioning process" continues with the second meeting at Loma Alta Park gym, starting at 7 PM. After a couple of weeks of reflection after the first meeting, what do you see as your vision for Altadena’s future? Has it changed, or evolved? Or if you can’t make the […]

On an almost clear day

On an almost clear day

It seems hard to keep up with the weather.  The past couple of days have had the sort of heat that kills plants that haven’t become established.  As proof at our house there are several alyssum that will never live to seed another day.     It was just a week ago Friday that I […]

Nightfall over the Arroyo

Nightfall over the Arroyo

I was listening to this when I captured this moment. (It was a good moment.) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Downstairs

Downstairs

I went out the other night! After dark and everything! I know! Old Town Pasadena has nooks and crannies, too many to count. I like to wander there any time, to peek into places that appear to be secrets. But after dark an intrigue is added, perhaps imagined, perhaps real. Alleys, stairwells, doorways–everything looks different […]

Another driver fails to make it past Echo Park’s Mohawk Bend

Another driver fails to make it past Echo Park’s Mohawk Bend

Photo by Sera McGovern One person suffered minor injuries early this morning after their vehicle crashed into a light pole on Sunset Boulevard where it curves to the south at Mohawk Street, a section of  road that has been the scene of several accidents in recent years and has been nicknamed the Mohawk Bend.  Sgt. […]

Councilman opens Altadena jobs board — and one (unpaid) job

Councilman opens Altadena jobs board — and one (unpaid) job

by Timothy Rutt Looking for a job? Looking for an employee? Now Altadena has a place for that. Town councilman Brent Musson has opened up a job board on his personal website. "The job board is free for people to post jobs, and free for people to apply for jobs," Musson said. "It’s designed as […]

The Vatican orders reforms for progressive nuns

The Vatican orders reforms for progressive nuns

Pope Benedict XVI is welcomed by bishops at the end of his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square at Vatican on April 18, 2102. Credit: VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images The Catholic Church has come a long way since Vatican II opened the door to reform and loosened age-old restrictions for the modern congregation. And many […]

New Michigan museum houses artifacts tied to America’s racist history

New Michigan museum houses artifacts tied to America’s racist history

It’s a collection that’s meant to shock – and it does, full of artifacts including a tea kettle painted in black face and advertisements espousing racist terminology. The Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia, at Michigan’s Ferris State University, houses thousands of pieces that depict stereotypes of African-Americans from the days of slavery to the […]

Hostaria del Piccolo

Hostaria del Piccolo

WHY Because you can snack on squid-ink tagliolini and romanesco pizza at 3:30 in the afternoon. WHAT This casual spinoff of Piccolo in Venice may be a lot less expensive, but it has the same authentic culinary bent—think veal tongue in tuna sauce and baccala-filled ravioli. An upmarket pizza list of sauced and unsauced varieties […]

just open up and turn toward the light

just open up and turn toward the light

“Flowers don’t worry about how the’re going to bloom. They just open up and turn toward the light and that makes them beautiful.” –Jim Carrey Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

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