Archive for ‘March, 2013’


Butterflies & Garden Bouquets

Butterflies & Garden Bouquets

This Saturday, Laura Moede will lead a children’s workshop, taking a look into the world of butterflies, “unlocking the secrets of their life cycle and habits.” (Includes garden explorations and habitat building.) Children’s Workshop: Butterflies Everywhere! Saturday, April 6th, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Ages 7-12 years old Cost: members, $25; non-members, $30; fee includes accompanying adult Registration: […]

Does Your Wardrobe Match Your Art?

Does Your Wardrobe Match Your Art?

Artist Holly Boruck has a goal, and Louise Wannier with her Louis Jane Studio space are helping her implement it, in more ways than one. The Butterfly Hurricanes Project exhibit was created by Holly with the hope of motivating people to become involved with contemporary global and local issues. Each one of her oil on […]

Wildflower Garden at Home

Wildflower Garden at Home

Bart O’Brien of Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Garden will discuss how to select, grow, and care for California native annuals in your home garden. After the program, the audience may self-tour the exhibition “When They Were Wild: Recapturing California’s Wildflower Heritage” in the Boone Gallery. Garden Talk: California Wildflowers for the Home Garden Thursday, April […]

The Lord is risen indeed!

The Lord is risen indeed!

Over 200 people gathered for the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance’s annual Easter sunrise service in Farnsworth Park. by Timothy Rutt Dr. Joy Moore proclaims the Resurrection message at Farnsworth Park this morning. Easter Sunday awoke with praise, shouting, and preaching this morning, as the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance held its annual Easter sunrise service at Farnsworth Park. […]

Happy Eostre

Happy Eostre

To the pagans of Pasadena, if you love Easter Bunnies and eggs, I recommend the goddess of the week post from Finnegan Begin Again. We always get humor at Margaret’s blog, and quite often we get goddesses. Finnegan’s an expert. To those of you who’ll be attending church today, I hope the services bring you […]

Springtime at Arlington Garden

Springtime at Arlington Garden

Yesterday I had a nice visit at Arlington Garden, where the woman in the photo above was enjoying a leisurely stroll.   I was there to meet with Chuck Hudson, who serves on the board of the West Pasadena Residents’ Association. We had been trying to get together for some time to discuss…well, I’ll save that for later.     […]

One rescued in Eaton Canyon Saturday morning after breaking her nose

One rescued in Eaton Canyon Saturday morning after breaking her nose

by Timothy Rutt The Altadena Sheriff’s Station is reporting that search and rescue team members rescued a hiker Saturday morning March 30. According to a release, the Altadena Mountain Rescue Team along with sheriff rescue helicopter Air 5 responded at aroudn 10:19 AM to a hiker who had tripped and fallen on the hiking path. […]

Media spotlight shines on police shooting of an Echo Park man named Dizzy

Media spotlight shines on police shooting of an Echo Park man named Dizzy

Family and friends being interviewed by news crews. Martinez’ wife, Gina Benavidez (right) at today’s press conferenceNews crews interviewing family and friends of David “Dizzy” Martinez. The northwest corner of Sunset Boulevard and Echo Park Avenue was more chaotic than normal this afternoon as English and Spanish-language news crews descended on Echo Park to cover […]

Quietly Glorious

Quietly Glorious

And that’s the way it is, sometimes.

Bookmarks: Guerilla Marketing

Bookmarks: Guerilla Marketing

This Little Free Library at 3405 Florecita Drive in Altadena invites you to sit down and browse. Sweet, isn’t it? I exclaimed out loud when I saw this one, and I didn’t even have Boz with me to mask the fact that I was talking to myself. The concept of the Little Free Library is […]

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