Archive for ‘July, 2013’


Waldorf School completing community building

Waldorf School completing community building

from the Pasadena Waldorf School Workers at the Pasadena Waldorf School in Altadena work on the school’s community building. Photo by Pasadena Waldorf School. The summer of 2013 brings the fulfillment of the vision to complete the multi-functional PWS Community Room on Pasadena Waldorf School’s lower campus. Thanks to a generous grant from the Judith […]

Blooms That Last Forever

Blooms That Last Forever

We readily admit that this subject does not embody the exact definition of “garden” in Home & Garden because the blooms we are talking about are not of the living, photosynthesizing variety. They are more of the pulp variety. As in, made out of paper. When we came upon these particular blooms, they were so […]

Mrs. Fenyes and the Movies (Part 2 of 4): The Mission Theater

Mrs. Fenyes and the Movies (Part 2 of 4): The Mission Theater

By Sheryl Peters, Pasadena Museum of History docent, researcher, and educator Clune’s Broadway Theater, built by William (Billy) Clune on Eva Fenyes’ property at 528 South Broadway in Los Angeles, opened in October 1910. Just months later, in March of 1911, Clune’s Pasadena Theater opened at 61 West Colorado Street. While Eva did not own […]

Storefront Report: The cost of doing business in Sunset Junction

Storefront Report: The cost of doing business in Sunset Junction

The weekend and many evenings find the sidewalks of Sunset Junction in Silver Lake busy with shoppers, diners and people who just want to soak up the scene.   But any entrepreneur who is thinking about joining the pack of shop and cafe owners along Sunset Boulevard better have deep pockets and a sharp business plan […]

From Moliere & Dickens to the Bard & Beckett

From Moliere & Dickens to the Bard & Beckett

A Noise Within has announced it’s 2013-2014 season lineup and tickets are on sale now. The season opens September 7th with Pericles, Princy of Tyre by Shakespeare followed by The Guardsman by Ferenc Molnár, Endgame by Samuel Beckett, and Tartuffe by Molière. A Christmas Carol by Dickens will ring in the holidays, while the new year […]

Cecile Richards at PPP&SGV Fall Benefit

Cecile Richards at PPP&SGV Fall Benefit

This may be a controversial post for those who don’t believe in “choice,” but our exposure to Planned Parenthood—in regard to annual check ups, health exams, and gynecological appointments—goes back decades and travels from coast to coast, so we are here to encourage those who support the work of Planned Parenthood to dig into their […]

Should we have to ‘opt in’ to view porn online?

Should we have to ‘opt in’ to view porn online?

Should computers automatically block websites that feature adult content?; Credit: Matthew T Rader/Flickr Let’s say you like porn…a little too much. Would it help to have a company block your access? What if that was a country-wide mandate? That’s what’s happening in the UK, where Prime Minister David Cameron wants internet providers to block access […]

Speaking of: Shirley Jahad

Speaking of: Shirley Jahad

It’s the voice we hear in our head. “This is Shirley Jahad for Weekend Edition.” Kind of husky, in the throat, but tinged with a lyricism. The timber denotes a cool head, a sharp and curious mind—serious discussion looms on the horizon or an adventure is about to be undertaken. Saturday, July 27th, Pasadena Public Library‘s […]

New Chaos Chronicles Podcast: Live Coverage of Royal Baby, plus What NOT to say to Kate after she gives birth

New Chaos Chronicles Podcast: Live Coverage of Royal Baby, plus What NOT to say to Kate after she gives birth

Click here for more information on BlogHer 2013   Hi, Chaos Crew! I had to get in on the press overkill on the Royal Baby Labor Coverage. I’m in a closet and the rest of the media is in London, but that doesn’t stop me from offering advice on what NOT to say the Duchess […]

Marathon Road residents deal with power outages

Marathon Road residents deal with power outages

An SCE crew member escorts a couple with a baby through the construction on Marathon Road last week. Photos by Deb Halbertadt, Half City Productions. by Timothy Rutt Residents of Marathon Road are dealing with construction and power outage headaches, as Southern California Edison crews are replacing poles and other equipment in construction that started […]

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