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Silver Lake gusher

Silver Lake gusher

Photo by Silver Lake resident SILVER LAKE —  A fire hydrant was sheared off this afternoon during a traffic collision near Coronado and Montana streets, sending a gusher of water in the air, according to a Silver Lake resident who sent in photos. Officials had blocked off the street as they investigated the crash and […]

Keeping up With Gus’s BBQ

Keeping up With Gus’s BBQ

Gus’s regulars will recognize this sign from the back room wall… LA Eater recently featured a fantastic article about South Pasadena’s very own Gus’s BBQ, and they even included the above photo of mine. Jon and I have a joke that if it hadn’t have been for Gus’s, our family might have starved when Raine […]

Freedom Tour — Day 25

Freedom Tour — Day 25

Yesterday (Friday), after spending four make-’em-count days with family in Northwest Arkansas and Wichita, Kansas, I drove six and a half hours from Wichita to Ogallala, Nebraska. The roads were mostly two-lane highways through the Kansas plains and Nebraska prairie, with very few other cars in sight…and cornfields as far as the eye can see: […]

Scenes and Sightings from Elysian Valley

Scenes and Sightings from Elysian Valley

A selection of recent Instagram photos from Elysian Valley. L. A. River #djiphantom3 #river #lariver #frogtown A photo posted by @uniquefly on Jun 12, 2016 at 9:15am PDT #UrbanKayaking in my backyard yesterday. #ElysianValley #Frogtown #ConcreteRiver #UrbanAdventure #LARiver A photo posted by @so.chill16 on Jun 16, 2016 at 1:10pm PDT We’re getting quite the show […]

Two Kindred Spirits Opine On Their Anglo/Irish Roots

Two Kindred Spirits Opine On Their Anglo/Irish Roots

by JZ Bingham, VP Acquisitions, Balcony 7 As an acquisitions editor, I can’t help but read between the lines of an author’s work to find out what he or she is truly made of—what inspires them, what motivates them, their respect for readers and the art of storytelling. It takes but a few pages, maybe […]

School board approves $11 million to repair iconic Marshall High buildings

School board approves $11 million to repair iconic Marshall High buildings

LOS FELIZ — The L.A. school board has approved spending $11 million to complete repairs to the Gothic-style main building and tower at Marshall High after the necessary work proved much complicated and costly than originally anticipated. In 2012 the school district approved spending $1.1 million to fix the exterior after pieces of brick and […]

Oh, what a memorable birthday day; no- weekend; no – week

Oh, what a memorable birthday day; no- weekend; no – week

I turned 64 this past Saturday.  Thanks to so many I had a chance to celebrate this fact for almost a week. Last Wednesday I gave myself permission and enjoyed a day at the beach with friend Kathee. James had oral surgery a while ago and was going to have stitches removed on Friday, so […]

Health policy experts debate GOP’s potential Obamacare replacement plan

Health policy experts debate GOP’s potential Obamacare replacement plan

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) (C) delivers remarks before signing legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act in January.; Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images House Republicans tried and failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act over 60 times since the law’s passage almost six years ago. Now, they are trying something new, with an […]

Summer is Here…

Summer is Here…

…and it’s particularly fun to spend it at Orange Grove Park. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events June 25 to July 1

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events June 25 to July 1

Here are events scheduled Saturday, June 25, to Friday, July 1.All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! Activities for Pasadena Public Library’s Read for the Win! Summer Reading Club include the following (and much more!): For all ages: Read for the Win! […]

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