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Wreath

Wreath

I like walking in Bungalow Heaven because: It’s quiet (no main drags);It’s got big trees;It’s nicely-groomed, for the most part;It’s historic;Folks are friendly, if and when you see folks;It’s not far from my neighborhood, but far enough that I feel like I went somewhere. Twenty years ago I was happy to live in Hollywood near […]

Hiker’s body recovered near JPL; identity of Friday fatality not yet released

Hiker’s body recovered near JPL; identity of Friday fatality not yet released

A spontaneous memorial spring up at the site of Friday’s fatal accident that took the life of a 54-year-old Altadena man. by Timothy Rutt Body discovered: Members of Montrose Search & Rescue and LA County fire paramedics were working on recovering the body of a hiker found this morning near JPL. According to the Crescenta […]

Coyotes out strolling and hunting in Eagle Rock

Coyotes out strolling and hunting in Eagle Rock

Photo by Tanya Ascencio Tanya Ascencio of Eagle Rock looked out of her window this morning to find a pair of coyotes (two of them pictured)  roaming in her front yard before taking a stroll down the street.  Those coyotes, who were later joined by a third, were out for more than a morning stroll, […]

Revival

Revival

I took this photo from my car Thursday, while sitting in traffic on south Fair Oaks Avenue. Old Town Pasadena was stopped up like my Aunt Tildy used to get after eating too much of Uncle Rory’s Christmas cake. (“I can’t help myself,” she’d say, “it’s the sprinkles!”) I got stuck in the middle of […]

Posada

Posada

Quite literally posada means shelter. At this time of the year in many, many countries including most of Latin America, there are re-enactments of the end of the journey of Mary and Joseph before they found shelter in the stables in Bethlehem.  They were looking for posada.  Perhaps they found with each other along the […]

Lost: A Silver Lake pit bull/collie mix named Yaffa

Lost: A Silver Lake pit bull/collie mix named Yaffa

Submitted by pet owner Yaffa is female, 4 years  old, black and white, 50 lbs, and a pit bull/border collie mix.  She’s been gone since Thursday night the 22nd, please help!  The folks over at the pet supply store, Collar and Leash on Hyperion and Fountain, said a man (tall, older, grey/brown hair) brought her […]

Looking back at the top Science Stories of 2012

Looking back at the top Science Stories of 2012

A graphic showing traces of collision of particles at the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experience is pictured with a slow speed experience at Universe of Particles exhibition of the the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). Credit: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images Exotic particles made headlines again and again in 2012, making it no surprise that the […]

The Rancho Bar offers traveling carolers to benefit Five Acres Saturday

The Rancho Bar offers traveling carolers to benefit Five Acres Saturday

by Timothy Rutt Chris Larson at the Rancho Bar tells us that the bar and "A Piece of Peace Carolers" will be making the yuletide brighter for charity this Saturday, December 22. Reservations can be made at The Rancho Bar all day Friday through Saturday afternoon for carolers to appear at your home or place […]

Books I Enjoyed in 2012 by Lian Dolan

Books I Enjoyed in 2012 by Lian Dolan

Books I Enjoyed in 2012 A short list—and probably incomplete—of the books that on my bedside table that stood out to me this year. As I was working on my own novel, you’ll see that my list happens to be all fiction and all written by women.  That happens, as I tend to pick up […]

‘Bye

‘Bye

Seeing as the world is ending today, I thought I’d say goodbye, and thanks. It’s been fun. As I write this (I pre-post) I figure Australia’s already gone, though I haven’t heard anything on the news. Asia, India, Russia and Europe, too. Bummer. Or maybe everybody just gets raptured and the land masses themselves are […]

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