Archive for ‘October, 2012’


Lunasia

Lunasia

WHY Well-crafted dim sum by day and well-executed upscale Chinese cooking by night, served in an attractive dining room for surprisingly modest prices. WHAT The dim sum gets more attention at this swank Cantonese place on Alhambra’s auto row, but we think the dinner is equally worthy. As is the trend now in your classier […]

Camelot Where You Are #23, Julie

Camelot Where You Are #23, Julie

I’m all for a trip to London, aren’t you? Julie sent in her entry, saying, “I was in London this summer for the Olympics and when I saw your photo contest I just knew I had to have at least one picture from my trip that fit the bill. “Since the Tower of London was […]

Missing pet: Bruno, Grand Oaks/Roosevelt

Missing pet: Bruno, Grand Oaks/Roosevelt

Richard’s dog got away: Bruno was last seen yesterday around 6 Pm around Grand Oaks-Roosevelt area. He avoid being caught by friendly neighbors and was headed north to New York Drive. Bruno is a tri color mini Australian Shepherd with a predominant black color. He has a blue collar. Anybody with information on his whereabouts […]

Not everyone is a fan of fall color around the Silver Lake Reservoir

Not everyone is a fan of fall color around the Silver Lake Reservoir

Photos by Sandy Driscoll Sandy Driscoll was taking photo of a tree on the west side of the Silver Lake Reservoir that was bursting with color when a woman in her car pulled up and issued a warning: “Don’t even think about planting one of those … they’re so messy.”  I commented on how beautiful […]

Italian scientists convicted over earthquake warning

Italian scientists convicted over earthquake warning

A damaged building shown following the 2009 earthquake in the village of Onna. Credit: FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images Scientists in Italy have been convicted of multiple manslaughter after a 2009 earthquake in L’Aquila killed 309 people. The six Italian scientists and one former government official were accused of providing falsely reassuring statements after initial tremors hit […]

Thanks for the T&P: An update from Pasadena

Thanks for the T&P: An update from Pasadena

Hi, Chaos Crew… I can’t thank you enough for all the messages and well-wishing. It has really boosted  my spirits over the last week. There have been some long days and logging in and knowing that there are so many extra prayers, thoughts and good vibes out there on behalf of my mother is very […]

Zen Monday: #217

Zen Monday: #217

Zen Monday’s the day when you write the copy. Just tell us what comes to mind. I love Mondays. It’s so nice to see you all. For updates on my publishing misadventures and the Camelot Where You Are contest, please read below the asterisks. **********Oh hey! Nice to see you down here. I’m forging ahead with […]

George McGovern dead; spoke in Altadena in 2009

George McGovern dead; spoke in Altadena in 2009

Former Senator and 1972 Presidential candidate George McGovern, left, with former Nixon staffer John Dean, at the Altadena Senior Center, Nov. 2, 2009. by Timothy Rutt Former South Dakota Senator and 1972 Democratic presidential candidate George McGovern died Sunday at Sioux Falls. He was 90. His NY Times obit is here. McGovern and former Nixon […]

AKA Bistro Hosts Community Garden Fundraiser

AKA Bistro Hosts Community Garden Fundraiser

“Can U Dig It?” This is the title for the Pasadena Community Garden Conservancy’s first fundraiser on November 4th. One of the founding members of the Conservancy is AKA Bistro proprietor Robert Simon “who has designed a menu for the event to showcase local produce, wines, meats, and fish.” Eileen Read, PCGC President and CEO, […]

Mission Playhouse Preview Dinner

Mission Playhouse Preview Dinner

The San Gabriel Mission Playhouse was built solely for The Mission Play, which was last produced in the 1940s. The story focuses on the beginning of California’s “modern history as Father Junipero Serra and his followers struggle to build 21 missions throughout the Golden State.” The current interpretation of the play is a musical based on […]

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