Archive for ‘March, 2015’


Friends (Birthday Month Adventure #3)

Friends (Birthday Month Adventure #3)

When I decided to have an adventure each week during birthday month, I hadn’t realized how hard it would be to include adventures in my schedule. I defined an adventure as something I hadn’t done before, which alleviates the pressure somewhat. All I had to do was go to a library branch I hadn’t visited […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events March 21 to 27

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events March 21 to 27

Here are free events scheduled Saturday, March 21, to Friday, March 27.All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena!   Hope Demetriades will be on hand at the opening reception for her exhibition The North Stars: Canonizing the American Abolitionists Saturday, March 21, from […]

All Property Services – Real Estate and Vacation Rentals

All Property Services – Real Estate and Vacation Rentals

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The Obama Administration rolls out new fracking regulations

The Obama Administration rolls out new fracking regulations

A high pressure gas line crosses over a canal in an oil field over the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is on the verge of a boom on March 23, 2014 near Lost Hills, California. ; Credit: David McNew/Getty Images Big changes could be coming to the […]

Sacramento releases details on $1 billion drought-relief proposal

Sacramento releases details on $1 billion drought-relief proposal

Foliage and flowers the extremely low waters of Lake Success in the wake of recent storms but rain totals remain insufficient to break the worsening drought on February 11, 2015 near East Porterville, California. Many local residents, whose water wells have run dry, fill their tanks with free non-potable water for flushing toilets, bathing and […]

Highland Park middle school celebrates a revival

Highland Park middle school celebrates a revival

students celebrate the “Schools To Watch” designation | Courtesy Luther Burbank Middle School HIGHLAND PARK — It was only a few years ago when L.A. Unified launched a top-to-bottom shake up of Luther Burbank Middle School amid eroding academic performance and complaints from students, parents and staff. Since then, the school’s test scores have jumped […]

Mystery History Solved! — Special Edition #3

Mystery History Solved! — Special Edition #3

There were three correct guesses out of the 70 or so placed in the suggestion box for Mystery History photo #3 at the Pasadena Museum of History, so Laura Verlaque and I used a very scientific method to choose one. Geoff Meehan is the winner! In this May 8, 1903, photo, the community stands ready […]

Mystery History Solved! — Special Edition

Mystery History Solved! — Special Edition

In this May 8, 1903, photo, the community stands ready to welcome President Theodore Roosevelt to Benjamin D. Wilson School*. It was a high school from 1892 to 1903. Here’s how it looked without all the festoonery: Newspapers throughout the land were reporting on the planning of Roosevelt’s Great Western Tour during which he would […]

Cruising toward the magic

Cruising toward the magic

Pasadena City College is hosting an exhibit on Jaime Escalante, the math teacher featured in the movie “Stand and Deliver”.  Mr. Escalante was a student at PCC.  There’ll be several activities taking place connected with the exhibit. Tomorrow night, thursday, March 19th, 7:30 p.m. at Creveling Lounge there’ll be a staged reading of “Stand and […]

Vroman’s Bookstore presents Barney Frank discussing and signing Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage

Vroman’s Bookstore presents Barney Frank discussing and signing Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage

Join us! Friday March 27, noon Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage is one man’s account of the country’s transformation and the tale of a truly momentous career. Many Americans recall Frank’s lacerating wit, whether it was directed at the Clinton impeachment (“What did the president touch, and when […]

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