Archive for ‘November, 2012’


Water Walk, 1

Water Walk, 1

Recently there was a walking tour of the water history of the Arroyo, which I missed. But Bellis went, and the other day she showed me some of the highlights. I didn’t write it all down, but I took pictures, which is almost as good. We’re still Celebrating Pasadena’s Water Centennial, so for the next […]

Edna Klarman Dolan 1927 -2012

Edna Klarman Dolan 1927 -2012

Edna Klarman Dolan , Santa Monica Beach 2011 It’s with a heavy heart that I announce the death of my mother, Edna Klarman Dolan. After a short, intense bout with cancer, my mother died late Monday night in a room filled with peace, light and love. My mother was a wife of 62 years, a […]

Full moon view from Eagle Rock

Full moon view from Eagle Rock

Photos by Matt Hartman Tonight’s full moon is the smallest of the year.  Despite its relatively small size, Matt Hartman of Eagle Rock was able to capture some impressive images using an Olympus Digital Pen E-PM1 camera equipped with his father’s Swift spotting scope and a remote shutter release. It’s not a Supermoon but it’s […]

New book takes an in-depth look at the ‘Untouchable’ Michael Jackson

New book takes an in-depth look at the ‘Untouchable’ Michael Jackson

“Untouchable: The Strange Life and Tragic Death of Michael Jackson” is a biography of the ‘King of Pop’ with unprecedented insight. Acclaimed journalist Randall Sullivan’s latest work paints an in-depth portrait of Michael Jackson sourced from previously  inaccessible material – access to those who were closest to Jackson in life and in business. Sullivan’s biography […]

Why is Sunset Boulevard in such a dark mood?

Why is Sunset Boulevard in such a dark mood?

Shades of black and gray spreading along Sunset. After used and vintage clothing retailer Crossroads Trading Co.  opened a store at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Virgil Avenue earlier this year, the formerly buff-colored shopping center was suddenly covered in shades of battleship gray and black.  Meanwhile, across the street,  a coat of jet-black […]

Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic

Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic

Davis Quammen’s “Spillover: Animal Infections And The Next Human Pandemic” Still afraid of bird flu? Black plague? David Quammen explores the history and mysteries of animal infections and human pandemic in his new book “Spillover.” Quammen’s chronicles of the little known relations between animal diseases and human illness is a fascinating (and terrifying) read. Quammen […]

Shopping Mecca

Shopping Mecca

It’s one of the streetlamps on Colorado Blvd. near Madison. I don’t think this lamp is an antique, or particularly special, though I could be wrong. I just like the shot. I found a nice picture on Flickr of the buildings in the background, which is a good thing because I didn’t have a photo […]

Applications still open for community standards committee

Applications still open for community standards committee

by Timothy Rutt The Altadena Town Council has extended the deadline for residents to apply for a seat in the Community Standards District Revisioning subcommittee. The subcommittee will look at the residential and community standards in the light of the 2012 Altadena Visioning document compiled earlier this year. The application should be returned no later […]

Holiday Dinner à la Julienne

Holiday Dinner à la Julienne

Is cooking not your thing? Would you rather be gift shopping than thumbing through cookbooks and braving the grocery store? Rather be relaxed, laughing, and chatting with a cocktail in hand than cringing and frantic as the green beans get cold, the mash potatoes gluey, and the filet is a 20 minutes away from barely […]

SGV’s Holiday Lights & Fun

SGV’s Holiday Lights & Fun

We are simply suckers for holiday decorating, whether it’s inside or out, one tree on a small lawn, or a mansion decked to the hilt. In case you do as well, here are some holiday “holiday lighting” sights to see, as well as local holiday events. Do you have any experiences to share? Events, streets, […]

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