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City Hall Historic Photos

City Hall Historic Photos

I think this must have been shot from the top of All Saints. That’s the St. Andrew’s Church tower in the background, mid-right. I’m not sure what the church is on the far right. Maybe Pasadena Congregational at the southeast corner of Los Robles and Walnut? Anybody have a better guess? No hard hats, no […]

Kimberly’s Wedding

Kimberly’s Wedding

Did you see the photos I shot at my granddaughter Kimberly’s wedding July 13? Click here to check them out! It was a day filled with such love and joy. Read the Full Story at Pasadena PIO

A Tasty Way to Beat the Heat: 3 good ice cream shops in Highland Park, Lincoln Heights & Silver Lake

A Tasty Way to Beat the Heat: 3 good ice cream shops in Highland Park, Lincoln Heights & Silver Lake

By Valentina Silva Summer heat gives you the right to indulge in ice cream at least every other day, right? You’re lucky, too, because there are so many great ice cream shops on this side of town, most of them making beautiful ice creams, gelato, and frozen yogurt on the premises. Here are three great […]

Helping Families of Granite Mt. Hotshots

Helping Families of Granite Mt. Hotshots

What does it take to join up to be a hotshot? Immense amounts of courage. Daring, boldness, and valor. What drives these men to sign up for a particularly dangerous career?  A personal code, moral or otherwise? A sense of chivalry and responsibility? Is it for the adrenalin rush? Kelly Andersson of Wildland Firefighter Magazine […]

Can we cure obesity without modifying our diet or exercising more?

Can we cure obesity without modifying our diet or exercising more?

Is exercise still necessary? ; Credit: Joint Base Lewis McChord/Flickr City of Hope researchers believe they’ve found a gene that links obesity, cancer and diabetes back to a single human gene. The study, published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry found that RLIP76, a gene that removes toxic agents from cells, may play a significant […]

Cassini’s Snaps a Family Pic

Cassini’s Snaps a Family Pic

It’s going to be a very small picture, but we’re all going to be in it. All trillions of us on Earth (npr.org). On Friday, July 19th, the Cassini probe will be turning its camera toward Earth and snapping a keepsake. Carolyn Porco, team leader of NASA’s Cassini project is hoping to take advantage of Saturn […]

Celebrating ten years of the Altadena Community Center

Celebrating ten years of the Altadena Community Center

Marlane Forsberg, Jane Brackman, and Kathy Hoskins of Altadena Historical Society sort and archive materials. by Laura Berthold Monteros In the 10 years since the doors were opened, the Altadena Community Center has proven to be a vital part of our town. It houses the offices of several community organizations, including Altadena Town Council, Altadena […]

Looking For Art Supplies

Looking For Art Supplies

Placing art and creativity at the heart of learning. That is the driving force behind the concept of Room 13. In 1994, a group of students worked and opened their own art studio in Room 13, Caol Primary School, near Fort William, Scotland. Since then, Room 13 studios have popped up in South Africa, China, Nepal, Turkey, […]

Zen Monday #251

Zen Monday #251

photo by John Sandel On Zen Monday, we search for meaning in the photo by sharing our interpretations and impressions. Often we find no meaning whatsoever. Read the Full Story at Pasadena Daily Photo

Tanker fire and fuel spill shuts down L.A. River recreation area

Tanker fire and fuel spill shuts down L.A. River recreation area

Video above shot by L.A. River Kayak Safari Burning fuel pours into L.A. River bed./Anthea Raymond Only a few weeks after a 2-1/2 mile section of the L.A. River opened for boating and recreational uses  for the first time in decades, the recreation zone through Elysian Valley remained  closed today after Saturday’s tanker truck fire […]

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