Archive for ‘September, 2012’


Should highly skilled immigrants get preferential treatment?

Should highly skilled immigrants get preferential treatment?

BEIJING, CHINA – OCTOBER 14: (CHINA OUT) Visitors inquire about schools of USA, UK and other countries at the 2006 China Education Expo on October 14, 2006 in Beijing, China. The fair has attracted over 450 colleges, universities, schools and institutions from about 30 countries and regions present. Chinese students have become popular student source […]

Bar Keeper

Bar Keeper

WHY When you need not just one kind of absinthe spoon, but several. WHAT Given his name (and his gregarious personality), it was probably destiny that Joe Keeper would someday open a store called Bar Keeper. In the Sunset Junction ‘hood that is Silver Lake’s foodie bull’s-eye, he’s put together a drinker’s head shop of […]

Vroom Vroom

Vroom Vroom

I’m still tickled by all the old cars cruising around South Pas. Every time I think I’ve seen them all, a new one shows up. I mean an old one. A new old one. Oh, you get what I mean… Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Not to be…

Not to be…

There’s a rumor out there that I’m running for office.   I did run for PUSD school board in 2007. I loved hearing concerns from a broad group of folks who care about our students and their schools.  It was great getting support from lots of folks like Sole Teramae former students like Kim Perkins […]

The College-Bound Chronicles Podcast: Advice for Parents embarking on the College Admissions Process

The College-Bound Chronicles Podcast: Advice for Parents embarking on the College Admissions Process

Click here to like our Facebook page and join in on the conversation. We'd love to hear your thoughts, answer questions and get your advice.     Introducing The College-Bound Chronicles! A podcast series for parents in the midst of the college admissions process with their children. Advice and information from the parent perspective with […]

Camelot Where You Are, #6

Camelot Where You Are, #6

Today’s entry is from Lauren, otherwise known as LOLfromPasa. Yes, she lives in England and yes, she’s from Pasadena! You can find her at Today Around Coventry Daily Photo. I recognized this imposing castle immediately. Here’s what Lauren says about it: “Had to be Warwick Castle. For me….Camelot is just up that garden path.” I’m […]

Recovery time

Recovery time

We were in a car accident on the way back from school this morning (we’re OK, the car isn’t), so we’re declaring a work holiday to handle everything that implies! Should be back at it tomorrow. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

A Berlin Kitchen

A Berlin Kitchen

  The Wednesday Chef was Luisa Weiss’ answer to homesickness. Pining for her father’s home in Brookline, her grandparents’ Italian garden, and especially her mother’s cozy Berlin apartment, she cooked, entertained—and wrote a blog. Time passed and Weiss found her work attracted “a loyal base of empathetic readers.” Yet, Berlin lurked in her memories, whispering her […]

Glendale’s Golden Age

Glendale’s Golden Age

From the designer of Snow White’s favorite dwarves’ cottage to Spanish Colonial Revivals, the Glendale Historical Society 2012 Home Tour focuses on the “golden age” of the 1920s and 1930s. Five homes and the courtyard of a 1927 Storybook Style home are on the 2.5 mile tour (docent-led) route, which is easily accessible from downtown […]

Frogtown Arts

Frogtown Arts

Okay, Elysian Valley is a smidgen past the borders of our own San Gabriel Valley, but we figured Frogtown and its 7th Annual Artwalk could get a pass for the day. Along the L.A. River to the East, paralleling the 5 Freeway on the West, and zipping through working class neighborhoods right next to industrial […]

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