Archive for ‘February, 2013’


Crispy & Tender

Crispy & Tender

Chef Sunny Vohra could finally say that after two years of trying, he’d done it. He and sous-chef Greg Schutt had just heaved a whole pig out of the China box stationed out on the patio of King’s Row Gastropub in Old Pasadena. The 74-pound porker lay splayed out on its platter with score marks all […]

Zen Monday #232

Zen Monday #232

Monday’s the day you tell us about the photo, rather than me telling you. It’s not a guessing game (unless you want it to be). There’s no right or wrong. Just tell us, in your own words, what the photo means to you. I kid you not, I do not stage these things. Read the […]

Three reported injured in collision with sheriff vehicle

Three reported injured in collision with sheriff vehicle

Community correspondant Kate Wilkenson shared this picture of the activity at Fair Oaks and Woodbury Road where two adults and a child were injured in a collision with a sheriff’s vehicle. Two adults and a child were injured and hospitalized Saturday after a sheriff vehicle hit their Toyota Camrey at the intersection of Fair Oaks […]

Location, Location, Location

Location, Location, Location

Last week I got to tag along on a location scout at Mountain View Cemetery in Altadena. I took pictures in places you will not likely ever go, except maybe once. There are other cemeteries in the San Gabriel Valley, and there are funeral homes and mortuaries in Pasadena. But Mountain View is the Dena’s […]

Pink’s

Pink’s

WHY Old-school hot dogs of every conceivable topping combo, creatively named for celebrities and movies. WHAT These aren’t the best wieners in town, but Pink’s is still a must-stop for visitors and L.A. newbies, just to soak up the atmosphere and watch the tourists from all over the world. There’s always a line, but the […]

Echo Park’s ficus forest gets a bit smaller

Echo Park’s ficus forest gets a bit smaller

Before: Ficus above pictured above in a 2011 Google Maps photo. After: The same spot pictured below after the tree was cut down. A crew from the city’s Bureau of Street Services spent this morning cutting down an approximately 35-foot high ficus tree at the corner of Echo Park Avenue and Sunset Boulevard, the most […]

Bless Me, Ultima movie, Opening Weekend

Bless Me, Ultima movie, Opening Weekend

I spent the bulk of my writing time yesterday trying to put together a post to let folks know that the literary classic, Bless Me, Ultima, had been made into a movie and this was the weekend it was being released into movie theatres.  I was urging people to GO SEE the MOVIE this weekend, […]

At opening day, EALL players remember one of their own

At opening day, EALL players remember one of their own

by Timothy Rutt Saturday is the opening day for Little League, and area leagues met for ceremonies and early games today. It was particularly poignant for the players at East Altadena Little League, who are dedicating the season to Tim Borquez. Borquez, 12, was a six year member of EALL’s Challengers team for special needs […]

Bookmarks: Follow Me

Bookmarks: Follow Me

One of my “commute” shots, at Cahuenga Blvd. and Melrose Ave. in Los Angeles When I started using Twitter, I immediately followed writers because writers are known to be witty and entertaining. Thus my Twitter stream would be a cocktail party of constant twit-wit. But at least half the writers I’ve followed tweet nothing but […]

Bulletin Board: Eagle Rock resident to serve on Latina History Day planning committee

Bulletin Board: Eagle Rock resident to serve on Latina History Day planning committee

Submitted by Sempra Utilities Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE), a leading nonprofit statewide Latina leadership and advocacy organization, today announced that Denise Campos, a longtime resident of Eagle Rock and Highland Park, will serve on the planning committee for one of the largest Latina conferences in California, the 22nd Latina History Day Conference set […]

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