Archive for ‘September, 2012’


Caption This Photo (#95)

Caption This Photo (#95)

Anyone? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Camelot Where You Are, #8

Camelot Where You Are, #8

Here’s the entry from Jo, of A View of Sydney. I posted the photo as large as I could. If you’ll forgive the pixellation, I’ll let Jo explain: “I quickly saw your post re Camelot before we had a few days away. So while driving up the highway at 110klms I grabbed my iphone and […]

Endeavour fly-by scheduled for today after 11:30 AM

Endeavour fly-by scheduled for today after 11:30 AM

Space Shuttle Endeavour is ferried by NASA’s Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) over San Jacinto Monument in Houston, Texas on September 19, 2012. NASA pilots Jeff Moultrie and Bill Rieke are at the controls of the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft. Photo taken by NASA photographer Sheri Locke in the backseat of a NASA T-38 chase plane with […]

Tournament of Roses kicks Eagle Rock and Highland Park out of Royal Court competition

Tournament of Roses kicks Eagle Rock and Highland Park out of Royal Court competition

Photo by Prayitno/Flickr Last year Franklin High student Sarah Zuno became the first Rose Parade Princess to come from Highland Park. She may also be the last, according to  The Pasadena Star-News.  The newspaper reports that the Pasadena Tournament of Roses has ended a three-year experiment allowing students from Eagle Rock High in Eagle Rock […]

Read the label: Do Californians have a right to know if food has been genetically engineered?

Read the label: Do Californians have a right to know if food has been genetically engineered?

“MON 810”, a variety of genetically modified maize (corn) developed by Monsanto Company. Credit: ERIC CABANIS/AFP/Getty Images We’ve put “plastic or paper” to rest, but that doesn’t mean our choices at the grocery store are getting any simpler. We may soon have to decide between genetically engineered food or not. That’s if voters approve Proposition […]

The Weekend Go Go: So Much Beer,Laff Riot, Donut-a-thon, and John Lennon’s Typewriter

The Weekend Go Go: So Much Beer,Laff Riot, Donut-a-thon, and John Lennon’s Typewriter

You wouldn’t know it from the weather but the end of summer is nigh. How to tell? There are enough upcoming food and  drink events to sustain a platoon of party-hearty squirrels.  (Winter. Coming.   Must. Eat. Food.) Don’t worry, Go Go’ers:  there’s a whole lot more here than nuts. Beer Wonderful Beer Here’s your […]

And Another One…

And Another One…

I’m on a roll, gang. Yet another beautiful car I had not seen before. Wish I’d had my camera with me, but my trusty iPhone captured the moment in a pinch. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Camelot Where You Are, #7

Camelot Where You Are, #7

Here’s what Susan Z of San Diego Daily Photo says about her entry: “If we had a Camelot here in San Diego, it would be the idyllic village of Coronado, and of course we have the castle ‘Hotel Del Coronado’! Hope you enjoy San Diego’s Camelot!” For those who don’t know the Hotel Del, Wikipedia’s […]

Walmart is looking for your questions at Oct. 9 ACONA meeting

Walmart is looking for your questions at Oct. 9 ACONA meeting

by Timothy Rutt A representative of Walmart is scheduled to attend the next meeting of the Altadena Coalition of Neighborhood Associations (ACONA) on Oct. 9 at the Altadena Senior Center, 560 E. Mariposa St., from 7-8:30 PM. Walmart is planning to open a Walmart Neighborhood Market on Lincoln Avenue early next year, and has said […]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, El Sereno, Glassell Park & Silver Lake

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, El Sereno, Glassell Park & Silver Lake

Apartment Complex, Atwater Village | Photo by Robert Larson/Flickr Cal State trustees vote to raise tuition 5% if voters fail to pass tax hike. L.A. Times Architect Richard Neutra’s Silver Lake office now being leased at $7,200 a month. Curbed L.A. Glassell Park to clean up.  CD 13 Fire damages Boyle Heights storefront church. EGP […]

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