Archive for ‘January, 2016’


Volunteer: Pasadena’s 2016 Homeless Count

Volunteer: Pasadena’s 2016 Homeless Count

Thanks to Monica Hubbard of Wired Women for the following information: Volunteers are still needed to help with Pasadena’s 2016 Homeless Count. The count will take place on Wednesday, January 27, and volunteers will be sent out in teams of 2-3 in the early morning and late evening (the same teams will go out both […]

Beautiful Rain, Colored Skies

Beautiful Rain, Colored Skies

Waking up in the morning recently, the temperature has been as low as 37ºF, 5 degrees from freezing. One evening we stepped outside and it smelled like snow. Yet the sky was clear, the stars as bright as possible while fighting through the glare of city lights. Now the rain has come. Glorious rain. From […]

The Neighborhoods in Which We Live

The Neighborhoods in Which We Live

Near the north end of the Hahamongna Watershed Park, on the edge of the foothills, west of Lincoln Avenue and not far from West Alta Loma Drive, artist Ana Marini-Genzon lives, paints, and walks. We were first introduced to Ana’s art during the Open Studios tour in the spring of 2015. We’ve been an admirer […]

The Story Kitchen Cooks Again

The Story Kitchen Cooks Again

This month I start teaching again! My class is called the Story Kitchen. It takes place at the Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse and the first four-week session begins January 20th. Even though I know how to write and I even have a degree in Creative Writing, when I began work on my novel, Camelot & Vine, […]

Elysian Heights dream home rises from the ashes; new traffic signal for York Boulevard

Elysian Heights dream home rises from the ashes; new traffic signal for York Boulevard

View from Echo Park Lake | Mary-Austin Klein Casey Caplowe, co-founder of Good Magazine, settled into a 1912 Elysian Heights bungalow only to have it destroyed by fire two years later. He started over by building a new home on the site with a  “modern Japanese/Scandinavian/Californian” sensibility. Design Sponge City officials and Highland Park activists are […]

The Rental Girl Saturday Rent Crawl for Jan. 9

The Rental Girl Saturday Rent Crawl for Jan. 9

Sponsored Post Come on out and join The Rental Girl for our weekly Saturday Rent Crawl. Tour all our available rentals on the Eastside! For full schedule, details, photos and information, go to The Rental Girl Saturday Rent Crawl. LOS FELIZ 4133 Cumberland Avenue 11:00AM-12:15PM 2 Bed 2 Bath, $2200 More details, photos and RSVP […]

Assemblyman, finance experts opine on Governor Brown’s 2016 budget proposal

Assemblyman, finance experts opine on Governor Brown’s 2016 budget proposal

California Gov. Jerry Brown released a state-wide budget Thursday, January 7.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images “Save it for a rainy day” seemed to be the takeaway as Governor Jerry Brown unveiled his 2016-2017 state budget proposal on Thursday. During a news conference at the Capitol, Governor Brown preached financial prudence, but also announced a big […]

Assemblyman, finance experts opine on Governor Brown’s 2016 budget proposal

Assemblyman, finance experts opine on Governor Brown’s 2016 budget proposal

California Gov. Jerry Brown released a state-wide budget Thursday, January 7.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images “Save it for a rainy day” seemed to be the takeaway as Governor Jerry Brown unveiled his 2016-2017 state budget proposal on Thursday. During a news conference at the Capitol, Governor Brown preached financial prudence, but also announced a big […]

Assemblyman, finance experts opine on Governor Brown’s 2016 budget proposal

Assemblyman, finance experts opine on Governor Brown’s 2016 budget proposal

California Gov. Jerry Brown released a state-wide budget Thursday, January 7.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images “Save it for a rainy day” seemed to be the takeaway as Governor Jerry Brown unveiled his 2016-2017 state budget proposal on Thursday. During a news conference at the Capitol, Governor Brown preached financial prudence, but also announced a big […]

72 days ago

72 days ago

Time, time, time.  So much has been happening that I haven’t had time to write.   There is the whole Idea of living in the moment.  Well, that’s what life has been about for me. It’s also been about continuing to more deeply clean the house.  I’ve now reached a point where I’ve begun to […]

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