Archive for ‘September, 2012’


Camelot Where You Are, #13

Camelot Where You Are, #13

From Virginia Jones we present Quinlan Castle, Birmingham. Alabama, that is. Birmingham has its own wiki and of course there’s an article about this slightly notorious building, which was built in 1927 and has had its ups and downs preservation-wise. Virginia has two blogs, both of them daily! Check out Birmingham, Alabama Daily Photo and […]

Next "Coffee with the Captain" at Starbuck’s Oct. 22

Next "Coffee with the Captain" at Starbuck’s Oct. 22

The community is invited to meet Altadena Sheriff Captain John S. Benedict and discuss community issues, learn about recent crime trends, how to start a Neighborhood Watch Program, or just say hello! The coffee will be held Mon., Oct. 22, from 6-8 PM at Starbuck’s, 1830 E. Washington Blvd., Pasadena 91004. Read the Full Story […]

New Owner for Hometown Pasadena

New Owner for Hometown Pasadena

For months now, you’ve been reading posts by Kat Ward and admiring her photographs. Now, I’m happy (and a little sad) to report that as of October 1, I’m handing the reins to Kat for good. Six years ago, I set up a simple site at hometown-pasadena.com to help promote the book my fledgling company […]

Two persons dead in Los Feliz

Two persons dead in Los Feliz

Police are investigating the deaths of two persons–including a possible homicide suspect–in Los Feliz this morning, CBS2 reports.  Police have sealed off the area near the 3600 block of Lowry Road, a winding street lined with expensive homes near Griffith Park.  Fox News reporter Gigi Graciette said on her Twitter feed that an elderly woman […]

Three strikes and you’re out law might change come November

Three strikes and you’re out law might change come November

CHINO, CA – DECEMBER 10: Inmates at Chino State Prison walk the hallway on December 10, 2010 in Chino, California. Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images November’s ballot will feature the Three Strikes Reform Act which is a revised version of California’s Three Strikes Law. Proposition 36 would condense prison sentences for third strike offenders depending on […]

Freeway Noir: 4

Freeway Noir: 4

Nothing in this place was truly civilized.  Even the palm trees stood like wild sentries threatening to attack all who approached the concrete jungle. Freeway Noir Week continues.  Share my shots taken while stuck in traffic on the 110.   Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

I fibbed

I fibbed

I had planned to not write anything here until after the parade & jamaica on October 6th.     But in the midst of all the mental madness and wild need to meet gazillion deadlines, I find writing so soothing. Fred could care less.  It seems he finds the whole thing only worth a good […]

Moonrise on Pea Ridge Battlefield

Moonrise on Pea Ridge Battlefield

  Yesterday, after a full day of family genealogy research at the Bentonville, Arkansas, Public Library and the Benton County Historical Society, I traveled about half an hour to Pea Ridge Battlefield National Park. As you can see in the photo above, the moon was on the rise when I arrived.   The interpretive center was […]

Camelot Where You Are, #12

Camelot Where You Are, #12

There are castles all over Pasadena’s City Hall, but I never noticed them until I toured the place with former Public Information Officer Ann Erdman. This castle tops the lantern in the front entry breezeway. I posted a photo of it the day after the tour. Sort of. Mister Earl took the bait. But I’m […]

Morning jolt: save Millard

Morning jolt: save Millard

Saving Millard: John Howell of the Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy says they only need to raise $66,000 more to sew up Millard Canyon, following the $100K donation from the Santa Monica Conservancy. Donation page is here. Taco night: Altadenablog sponsor The Altadena Ale & Wine House says they’re cooking up tacos tonight, from 6-10 PM. […]

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