Archive for ‘September, 2015’


Mt. Wilson Observatory Hideout II

Mt. Wilson Observatory Hideout II

I kept getting up from my dinner last night to photograph the sunset. I finally had to stop because I was hungry. My kitchen window at my Mt. Wilson hideout looks out over Pasadena and Altadena, to the west of where I sit. I’m fortunate to have a weekend getaway in a cabin at Mt. […]

Finally some shade at York Park

Finally some shade at York Park

HIGHLAND PARK —  A long-promised canopy has been finally installed at York Park, rising like a giant tent over the central play area.  While the new park at the corner of York Boulevard and Avenue 50 has several trees, they are still too small to provide much shelter from the sun.  Unfortunately,  the York Park […]

Body found inside Los Feliz vehicle

Body found inside Los Feliz vehicle

LOS FELIZ  —  Police are investigating the discovery of a man’s decomposing body this morning inside the backseat of a parked car near the Glendale-Hyperion Bridge on the border of Los Feliz and Silver Lake. A transient this morning reported seeing a body slumped in the backseat of a vehicle parked in the 3200 block […]

Mt. Wilson Hideout I

Mt. Wilson Hideout I

If you don’t know how much I love the Mt. Wilson Observatory then you’re new here. Welcome! Mt. Wilson is a muse for me. I’ve visited many times. I find endless subjects for photos. I love the history. The views are breathtaking. And the Cosmic Cafe serves a fine hot dog. Unfortunately for me, there will be […]

Boehner steps down as government shutdown looms

Boehner steps down as government shutdown looms

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) leaves after announcing his resignation on Capitol Hill, September 25, 2015 in Washington, D.C.; Credit: Astrid Riecken/Getty Images Speaker John Boehner announced today that he will resign from his position and give up his House seat at the end of October. Boehner has been under immense pressure from […]

Looking for Something To Do? Free Events September 26 to October 2

Looking for Something To Do? Free Events September 26 to October 2

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Sept. 26, to Friday, Oct. 2. All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena!    Pasadena Water and Power will host a workshop for PWP customers about drought-tolerant landscapes Saturday, Sept. 26, from 9 a.m. to noon at the […]

For Sale: Charming 1926 Spanish home in Desirable Tree-Lined NE Pasadena neighborhood

For Sale: Charming 1926 Spanish home in Desirable Tree-Lined NE Pasadena neighborhood

Sponsored Post 1444 Monte Vista St. | $ 649,000 | Property Website Charming 1926 Spanish in desirable NE Pasadena tree lined neighborhood. Many original and added details including coved ceilings, arched doorways, hardwood floors, large Master Bedroom suite at back of house (which can also be used as a family room) with separate entrance, beamed […]

A new week, a new focus

A new week, a new focus

Sometimes I miss going to work and having a regular schedule.  There is a part of me that lightly revels in the predictable.  The same breakfast, the same shampoo, the same husband – all of this makes me happy. When I was teaching there was the daily schedule that kept all of us moving in […]

Preview of Chinese president Xi Jinping’s DC visit

Preview of Chinese president Xi Jinping’s DC visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping waves after giving a speech at Microsoft’s main campus September 23, 2015 in Redmond, Washington. ; Credit: Pool/Getty Images China’s President Xi Jinping heads to Washington D.C. today after spending the first part of his week-long visit to the U.S. in Seattle. During his visit he is expected to discuss a […]

LAPD seeks help on Lincoln Heights murder; East L.A. store manager accused of peeping on customers; Frank Gehry takes on L.A. River critics

LAPD seeks help on Lincoln Heights murder; East L.A. store manager accused of peeping on customers; Frank Gehry takes on L.A. River critics

Echo Park | socalvernacular/Instagram Police are asking the public for any information about the killing of 17-year-old Adrian Shije, who was shot multiple times on Sept. 20 on Barranca Street in Lincoln Heights. LAPD The manager of an East Los Angeles Dollar Tree store was arrested after allegedly hiding a cell phone in the store’s […]

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