Archive for ‘August, 2012’


The Weekend Go Go: Classic Movies, New Music, and Last Chance Art

The Weekend Go Go: Classic Movies, New Music, and Last Chance Art

It’s going to be three days of hella hot this weekend.  What’s a Go Go’er to do? a) Go to the beach!  Surely no one else will have this idea. b) Go to a county fair!  Furry animals are at their fragrant best in 80+ degree weather. c)  Get out of town!  You’ll have earned that one-day getaway after hours […]

Latino Heritage Tequila Tasting

Latino Heritage Tequila Tasting

There are lots of things that I get to do as the Executive Director of Latino Heritage.  Granted, it’s a volunteer position, but I get to share things on this blog that are a part of my life.  Just yesterday I went to Pasadena High School’s Visual Arts and Design Academy and presented information that […]

Owen Brown marker update: recovery pictures shared, PSN’s view

Owen Brown marker update: recovery pictures shared, PSN’s view

Ian White, left, Glynn Samuel, center, and Paul Ayers, right, pose during the rescue of the Owen Brown grave marker Aug. 23. Photographer is Mary Ellen Schoeman . by Timothy Rutt Getting ready to load the marker in a pickup. Photo by Paul Ayers. Paul Ayers of Save The Altadena Trails shared these pictures of […]

Laemmle 7 Hosts Indie Flicks

Laemmle 7 Hosts Indie Flicks

Where can you Reclaim Your Brain, get some Moola, be part of A Wedding Party, and go Face to Face with Abebe Bikila, The Athlete? At the new Film Festival Flix, a monthly film series coming to Pasadena’s Laemmle Playhouse 7 on Wednesday, September 5th. This is a production of Mouse Trap Films and their goal […]

Found: Black pregnant dog with pink collar in Echo Park

Found: Black pregnant dog with pink collar in Echo Park

Submitted by J. Rainey Tonight my friend and I found a small black pregnant dog wandering between Elsinore and Reservoir Saturday evening at 10pm near Taix. She has no collar or tags but had a pink leash.  She’s small, black, and pregnant. Around 15-20lbs.  Please call 323.540.0750 Lost & Found is part of The Eastsider […]

Is the Pentagon no longer a sacred cow?

Is the Pentagon no longer a sacred cow?

President Obama spoke at the Pentagon, on January 5, 2012 in Washington, DC. Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images Both Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan have decried defense cuts, put in place by the Obama administration, that are scheduled to start going into effect in January unless overturned by Congress. The cuts, known as “sequestration,” are designed […]

Los Angeles Times: the Taste – 3 Days to Get Your Food On

Los Angeles Times: the Taste – 3 Days to Get Your Food On

Los Angeles seems to have a major food event at least twice a week but it shouldn’t surprise that The Taste, our homegrown, hometown event, is the ultimate dine-and-drink destination for foodies.  Sponsored by the Los Angeles Times, this Labor Day weekend eating extravaganza is the perfect transition from beach to back-to-school. Nothing like a weekend of wall-to-wall eats to make you happy that […]

Now What Was I Saying?

Now What Was I Saying?

This happy scene made me start singing Three Coins in the Fountain. Except I was singing it to the tune of Red Sails in the Sunset. Next time I throw a coin, I’m wishing for a better memory. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Some of Cheli’s Shoes Blues

Some of Cheli’s Shoes Blues

The girls are gone.  Funny thing about being this age.  You know how you’re likely to feel before you feel it.   I knew when I saw Cheli’s shoes on the kitchen floor, pointing in a direction but without a skipper, that I would feel sad when they left.  I do.  But I also knew […]

Silliness

Silliness

I promised silliness today because, I mean, yesterday I was so serious. I’m sure we’ll get back to that but you just can’t be that way every day. (Okay, fine, if you must, but I can’t.)  I suppose I could have saved this for Zen Monday. Goodness knows I’m running out of those. Read the […]

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