Archive for ‘October, 2012’


New College-Bound Chronicles: The College Essay; Communication with the Admissions Office and Countdown to the SATs

New College-Bound Chronicles: The College Essay; Communication with the Admissions Office and Countdown to the SATs

The College-Bound Chronicles 107: Countdown to the SAT & ACT On this episode: Standardized Tests from Start to Finish Advice on: How to manage your anxiety levels How to know IF your teen needs prep How to help your teen find the right prep How to motivate your teen to prep How to manage the night […]

Camelot Where You Are, #14

Camelot Where You Are, #14

We’re back to the contest! Details after the row of asterisks below. From Gerald of Hyde Daily Photo comes this bit of history and charm: “This  castellated folly castle overlooking Godley Brook lies in the back garden of Brookbank House. The house was built in 1837 by Joseph Hibbert, the sixth of fourteen children of […]

Fire department responds to structure fire Monday morning

Fire department responds to structure fire Monday morning

by Timothy Rutt At this hour (1 PM), firefighters are still mopping up a structure fire that was reported this morning at 1834 N. Sierra Bonita Ave. in Altadena. According to a spokesman from the Los Angeles County Fire Department, a tree fire was reported at the location at 10:52 AM this morning. When firefighters […]

Vertical’s Oktoberfest

Vertical’s Oktoberfest

Vertical Wine Bistro is “bringing Munich to Pasadena.” Oktoberfest dates back to 1810 when Crown Prince Ludwig invited the locals to celebrate his marriage to Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen, clueless about the historical significance of this invitation—the consequent conceptualization, the ever-popular and ever-growing spirited realization, let alone the fervent adherents this “autumnal festival of merrymaking […]

Sons of Anarchy with One Heart

Sons of Anarchy with One Heart

“When Sons of Anarchy finished filming Season 4, my wife and I went to Tanzania to visit our daughter who was working as Education Director of the school (One Heart Source). There we found our daughter happily living in a mud hut, teaching elementary school students, and fluently speaking Swahili. No electricity, no running water—but […]

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