Archive for ‘January, 2013’


Fred Korematsu Day in Pasadena, January 30th

Fred Korematsu Day in Pasadena, January 30th

Civil Rights has all too often been portrayed as a Black and White issue.  I’m sure there a lot of white women who would share that gender bias is a point of civil rights, too.  Folks seem to be learning that civil rights, or the lack thereof, has been an issue for many American citizens […]

Peace Pole

Peace Pole

I’m thinking of not telling you where this is. Some people will know, of course. But this is the kind of urban art the authorities love to remove, and I think it’s kind of nice. It’s human. Anyone can make one.   Bellis and I think there’s something to it. She led me there, and […]

Coming Home by Gale Cohen

Coming Home by Gale Cohen

Coming Home: November 4, 2008 (Written November 8, 2008) By Gale Cohen The TV screen was very small and encased in a furniture cabinet. The news segment showed a crowd of African Americans in their Sunday best church clothes. Men were holding their hats, clutching the hands of their children and wives, arm and arm […]

Found: Body of cat with silver collar found in Angeleno Heights

Found: Body of cat with silver collar found in Angeleno Heights

Submitted by A. Hill Body of cat found last  tonight in Angeleno Heights near intersection of West Kensington and Laveta Terrace.  Cat had thin silver/white collar with a rhinestone pattern, no tags attached to collar.  Possibly a Himalayan (long haired with pale fawn to black coloring).  Please contact me at aehboston@gmail.com for further information. Lost & Found is […]

The Pánfilo Tales – End of January update

The Pánfilo Tales – End of January update

We have adjusted well to us being a pack/family.  There is a clear sense that Mr. P is comfortable with us.  We are deeply in love with him.   Larry strikes poses get him to play.  Light hissing and light growling are a part of this.  Mr. P used to bark and Larry used to […]

Lost and found rabbit and dogs

Lost and found rabbit and dogs

There are a lot of lost critters in the past few days, and here they are: —- Found rabbit: Zia writes: "We found a brown baby rabbit, about 4 weeks old in our backyard at Loma Alta and Olive. Its been living in our backyard since Jan 19. It could possibly be wild but it […]

Home prices in LA are moving on up

Home prices in LA are moving on up

A “for sale” sign stands outside an existing home in Pasadena, California. A report shows U.S. home prices accelerated in November compared with a year ago, pushed higher by rising sales and a tighter supply of available homes. Credit: David McNew/Getty Images KPCC reporter Matt DeBord joins Larry to discuss the rise in home prices […]

Is sitting the smoking of our generation?

Is sitting the smoking of our generation?

President of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Dr. Michael Fleming sits at his desk on March 19, 2004, in Shreveport, LA. Credit: Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images Americans sit for an average of 9.3 hours per day, but this seemingly banal fact may be more profoundly damaging to our health than we realize. After one hour […]

A new busway or elevated train line to Pasadena? What East L.A. may get out of closing the 710 Freeway gap

A new busway or elevated train line to Pasadena? What East L.A. may get out of closing the 710 Freeway gap

Cross section of what an elevated rail line would like on Mednick Avenue at the 60 Freeway. Rendering from Caltrans. By C.J. Salgado With memories on hand, I headed over to my alma mater where Metro and Caltrans held one of its All Communities Convening Open House at Cal State L.A. this past Saturday morning […]

Crime blotter: mostly burglaries

Crime blotter: mostly burglaries

Crime blotter provided by the Altadena Sheriff’s Station. Thursday, January 17 Between 4:30 PM and 7:00 AM (Friday) – A petty theft from an unlocked vehicle occurred in the 3000 block of La Corona Avenue. Loss: purse, wallet, personal documents. Monday, January 21 Between 8:30 PM and 10:00 AM (Tuesday) – A vehicle vandalism occurred […]

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