Glimpses of S. Pas.


The Dinosaur Farm

The Dinosaur Farm
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If Santa needs a little help this Christmas, I have no doubt he’ll turn to The Dinosaur Farm. Dubbed by its owners as “not your ordinary toy store,” this specialty shop has been a local favorite for the last 15 years. Pasadena Weekly voted it Best Toy Store for the third year in a row. […]

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

These guys have obviously finished their Christmas shopping… Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland

I know. This image is way too similar to another one I posted last week. I just can’t help it. Whenever I see those snow-kissed mountains I just want to jump up and down, squeal, break out the egg nog and start belting It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year. Southern California offers such […]

Two eyes made out of coal…

Two eyes made out of coal…

Frosty Noir? The Blair Witch Holiday Project? Call it what you like, this might be my favorite of all the decorations around town. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Fall Foliage, South Pas Style (#4)

Fall Foliage, South Pas Style (#4)

Winter officially starts in 5 days. (Not that Southern California ever pays attention to the rules.) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

A Light Extinguished

A Light Extinguished

When I drove down Fremont yesterday morning, I saw the satellite news vans parked in front of South Pasadena High School. Sure, they might have been there because a science whiz figured out unified field theory or a student fan fiction blogger got a three book deal. But, more likely, when news vans are in […]

Oh Christmas Tree…

Oh Christmas Tree…

Sure, there are more elaborate holiday decorations around town, but this little tree trunk on Mission is just so earnest in its festive spirit — even with the unswept leaves below and all those burned-out bulbs — that I thought it deserved a place of honor here. (Charlie Brown would understand.) Read the Full Story […]

Welcome

Welcome

It seems these poets have nothingup their ample sleevesthey turn over so many cards so early,telling us before the first linewhether it is wet or dry,night or day, the season the man is standing in,even how much he has had to drink. Maybe it is autumn and he is looking at a sparrow.Maybe it is […]

Settings: Part 19

Settings: Part 19

Yesterday’s post about filmmaking in South Pasadena made me realize it’s been a while since we’ve played my favorite game… If this were the setting for a scene in a movie, what would happen here? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Footage

Footage

So many film, TV and commercial productions shoot in South Pas it sometimes feels like we’re living in a studio back lot. It’s fun to play spot the location while watching something on TV. Shakers shows up so often that if you took a shot every time you saw it you might end up with […]

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Louis Jane Studios

Louis Jane Studios

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