Archive for ‘November, 2012’


Arroyo Steps

Arroyo Steps

I thought I might have published a photo of these stairs before. It turns out I have, from a different angle. I’ve also wondered but never known if they’re vestiges of the original Busch Gardens. They’re off the main path where you can’t easily see them. Watch for side trips. I do know that’s poison […]

Walmart NOT attending town council meeting tonight

Walmart NOT attending town council meeting tonight

by Timothy Rutt Altadena town councilman Jamie Bissner just contacted us to say that Walmart representatives will not be attending and taking questions at tonight’s town council meeting. Apparenty the agenda item was an artifact of last month’s agenda that didn’t get taken out when they wrote the new one (gee, that never happens to […]

Trolley Pics at PMH

Trolley Pics at PMH

Desperate to put that holiday card together, but running out of ideas? The Pasadena Museum of History has a vintage trolley prop that’s now been festooned with Christmas garlands, ribbons, ornaments, a wreath, and even a bird and a squirrel (?). The prop was created by photographer Steve Crise who co-curated with Michael Patris the […]

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Glassell Park & Highland Park

News & Notes From Boyle Heights, Glassell Park & Highland Park

Crosses & Graffiti, Echo Park | Photo by Mary-Austin Klein/Flickr Former Boyle Heights high school teacher pleads guilty to having sex with teenage students. CBS2 Police seeking help to find 14-year-old Highland Park runaway. Missing Kids Wife of motorcyclist who was left seriously injured after being hit by a car in Glassell Park is seeking […]

How will the Affordable Care Act affect small business health care costs?

How will the Affordable Care Act affect small business health care costs?

Papa John’s Founder, Chairman, and CEO John Schnatter (right) and President of the Papa John’s Chicago Marketing Co-op Sid Ruckriegel (left), in Burbank, IL on Monday, October 24, 2011. Credit: Ross Dettman/AP IMAGES FOR PAPA JOHN’S President Obama’s recent reelection assures that his signature first term legislative accomplishment, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), will remain […]

Diamond Bakery

Diamond Bakery

WHY Kosher challah, delicious rye and heavenly cheesecakes. WHAT So maybe you have to wait a while, and maybe the fellow behind the counter could be a little less brusque. But these are the things one must endure to get a rye bread this good. Since you had to wait so long for your rye, […]

T Day, two days away

T Day, two days away

So far I’ve not needed to fulfill my Jury Duty, so I am using the time to prep a little more fully for Thanksgiving.  I was one of those voices you may heard about 10 days ago when Larry Mantle hosted Lynn Rosetto Kasper, host of APM’s, The Splendid Table.  I was so excited.  Ms. […]

Weather

Weather

Heading north on Los Robles. Saw this. Felt lucky. Does the weather affect your mood? I like a rainy day because I like to stay indoors with the heater on. I like a hot day because I like going without a sweater or even sleeves. I liked yesterday because it was cool without being cold; […]

30 seconds (or more) over Altadena

30 seconds (or more) over Altadena

by Timothy Rutt Cameron Cox shares this dramatic picture of Eaton Canyon Wash and the intersection of Altadena Drive and Washington Boulevard taken during Saturday’s flyover of the USC/UCLA Rose Bowl game. Cox says that the photo comes courtesy of the weapon systems officer of one of the F-18 Hornets, who saw Cox’s own video […]

Dear Santa & Tree Lighting

Dear Santa & Tree Lighting

Just as the Pasadena Jaycees are looking for volunteers to read and sort the letters to Santa, remember that kids have to write to Santa! The stipulations are as follows: the letter must be legible (good luck) and in the child’s own words (no coaching). Letters should be mailed to Santa Claus who currently resides […]

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