Archive for ‘April, 2013’


Who is responsible for building safety in countries like Bangladesh?

Who is responsible for building safety in countries like Bangladesh?

Members of the Bangladeshi Army carry the body of a garment worker as heavy equipment is brought in to remove debris following an eight-story building collapse in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka, on April 30, 2013.; Credit: MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP/Getty Images With the death toll well past 350 people and another 1,000 still missing […]

Yoonie Han at Steinway Pasadena

Yoonie Han at Steinway Pasadena

  Yoonie (Yoonjung) Han  of South Korea had her debut recital in 2010 at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall. In 2011, she won first prize at the Washington International competition. They, then, sponsored her recital in 2012 at the Kennedy Center (reviewed by Robert Battey in the Washington Post), and as a result of winning the Fulbright Concerto Competition, […]

The City of Roses, in a Spring of Roses

The City of Roses, in a Spring of Roses

Something has been good to our roses this year.   Bank of America, So. Marengo Avenue They are in full bloom along the roadways. Pasadena Museum of History At our institutions Pasadena Museum of History and in our backyards. Casa Martinez-Grimes

Glassellland sign makes a comeback

Glassellland sign makes a comeback

Glassellland (with three “Ls”) now located above Kinney Street. Photo by Christian Nahas The mysterious Glassellland sign, which popped up on a Glassell Park hillside near Forest Lawn last month before being removed a few days later,  is back and now looms over a different part of the neighborhood. Christian Nahas said he first noticed […]

Orange County District Attorney plans to publicize names of convicted “johns”

Orange County District Attorney plans to publicize names of convicted “johns”

A female police officer poses as a prostitute on Holt Boulevard in Pomona, CA.; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images In an attempt to stem out prostitution, Orange County is turning to publicizing the names of those who are convicted of buying sex. Orange County District Attorney’s office said in a news release that the putting a […]

"Evenings with the Boys in the Backroom" premieres as Library fundraiser Sunday

"Evenings with the Boys in the Backroom" premieres as Library fundraiser Sunday

"Evenings with the Boys in the Backroom" is a world premiere staged reading Sunday, May 5, benefitting the Friends of the Altadena Library. The Movable Theater Company presents the play by Peter Adum & Joyce Fante at 3 PM at the Altadena Main Library Community Room, 600 E. Mariposa Street. Tickets are $20, and available […]

Garbanzo-Bulgur Wheat-Lemon-Herb Salad

Garbanzo-Bulgur Wheat-Lemon-Herb Salad

Here is one of my new fave salad recipes. It is serious yum action… Ingredients: 1 cup bulgur wheat 2 cups water 1½ teaspoons salt 3 tablespoons red onion, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced 2 small Persian (or other) cucumbers, diced ⅓-½ cup chopped fresh parsley ⅓-½ cup chopped fresh dill ¼ cup fresh […]

Living Vicurioiusly

Living Vicurioiusly

Photo by John Sandel. It‘s not his fault I decided to use it as a cliche. First, thank you. Really, that’s the first thing. I’ve been blogging at Pasadena Daily Photo since January 1, 2008. Although it’s been a rewarding education in networking, writing, photography and friendship, I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone as a […]

Power out, Lake Avenue commercial district

Power out, Lake Avenue commercial district

Southern California Edison is reporting (as of 1:15 PM) that 636 customers are currently without power (we’re getting reports of outages from businesses along Lake Avenue, just to let you know the area). Outage was first spotted at 11:30 AM this morning. Edison’s outage web page says they’re aware of the problem, blame it on […]

Elysian Valley event explores a river of ideas and opportunities

Elysian Valley event explores a river of ideas and opportunities

L.A. River/Photo by Nathan Solis Seeking comments from cyclists/Photo by Nathan Solis What would Los Angeles look like with a bustling community along its river? Probably something like Saturday’s event at Marsh Park in Elysian Valley organized by the Northeast Los Angeles Riverfront Collaborative. The event – part family fair, part live mapping project – […]

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