Archive for ‘September, 2013’


Let’s Hang Out This Fall

Let’s Hang Out This Fall

this chess set-up is no longer in the Lower Arroyo Do you mind if I share some calendar information? I’d love to see you, so please come out. OctoberScript Kitchen starts up again this fall. Instructors Tara Samuel and John Sandel (you might know him) lead you through the process of building your story into […]

What Would Leonard Cohen Do?

What Would Leonard Cohen Do?

We file into the zendo in a single file children on the first day of kindergarten discarding scarves and boots the air is snappy at 6:30 am a time of day I don’t ordinarily see but the spiritual requirements are rigorous on Mount Baldy. We are scared of the monk with his shaved head who […]

Detectives looking for clues to 7-11 e-cig thief

Detectives looking for clues to 7-11 e-cig thief

by Timothy Rutt Security shot of suspect in Sept. 4 robber at 7-11. Altadena detectives are looking for information on a suspect who stole a display case of e-cigarettes from the 7-11. According to a release from the Altadena Sheriff Station, the suspect boosted the e-cigarettes from the store at 1319 Altadena Drive at 1:45 […]

When is it okay to snap and share pics of strangers?

When is it okay to snap and share pics of strangers?

It’s legal to take photos of people in a public space, but does always mean it’s ethically okay to take them?; Credit: Hugo Chinchilla/Flickr Photography has become so easy, instantaneous, fleeting and disposable. To complicate matters, unless you’re a flip-phone holdout, your smartphone isn’t just equipped with precision cameras but a connection for sharing it […]

SIP-tember Cocktails: The Final Judgment

SIP-tember Cocktails: The Final Judgment

After four rounds of voting and 4,962 votes cast, SIP-tember‘s celebration of the cocktail has been narrowed to four: The Taproom at the Langham Pasadena – CC Crush Green Street Restaurant – Bourbon Blackberry Collins Kal’s Mediterranean Bistro – Arugula Rocket Toro Sushi Bar Lounge – Cucumber Skini-Tini The final voting for top prize takes […]

Wiggle Waggle Time

Wiggle Waggle Time

The Pasadena Animal League has already collected $15,725. The Pasadena Pacers, $335. The Franco family, $295. Will you come Wiggle Waggle Walk? You can join as a team or sign up as an individual here. If you wiggle waggle right along with your four-footed friend, you’ve got to stay for the Wiggle Waggle Walk Fair […]

Fall Organic Vegetable Gardening

Fall Organic Vegetable Gardening

Like the idea of eating pesticide-free food? Become an organic gardener starting with Garden Manager Rachel Young at Descanso Gardens this Saturday. Young will explain the importance of planning your garden, “maintaining garden vitality,” and prepping for the upcoming spring and summer. The lecture will be in the Maple classroom, while a garden talk will […]

Oprah Book Club Author, Bestsellers & Story Finalist

Oprah Book Club Author, Bestsellers & Story Finalist

The South Pasadena Public Library is offering a feast of talented this Wednesday evening (September 25th). The panel will include Christina Schwarz who’s novel Drowning Ruth is included in Oprah’s Book Club collection. “Drowning Ruth started out with my thinking of a Boo Radleyish neighbor I had when I was growing up,” states Schwarz at […]

Glendale-Hyperion bridge prepares for a $50 million makeover

Glendale-Hyperion bridge prepares for a $50 million makeover

Rendering of Glendale-Hyperion bridge after project has been completed/Bureau of Engineering It’s one of Los Angeles’ iconic river bridges, the Glendale-Hyperion bridge that connects Atwater Village with Silver Lake and Los Feliz has appeared in numerous photos and films. There’s even a miniature version of it at the Disneyland California Adventure theme park. But the […]

Water, water — anywhere?

Water, water — anywhere?

by Timothy Rutt The house was packed at the Altadena Community Center Monday night for Altadena Heritage’s workshop on water issues in Altadena and the San Gabriel Valley. The panel, from left to right: Chris Stone, Water Resource Manager and Angela George from the Watershed Division of Los Angeles County; Tim Brick of the Arroyo […]

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