Glimpses of S. Pas.


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 […]

One to Grow On

One to Grow On

This one is for my beautiful sister Judy, on her birthday. May this year be filled with magic in the shadows and wonder in the light! Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Let in Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow…

Let in Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow…

Monday’s drenching storm gave way to this spectacular Tuesday morning view: the first mountain snow. How’s that for getting Southern California into a festive holiday mood? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Caption this photo (#24)

Caption this photo (#24)

Who has an idea for this one? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Once Upon a Time…

Once Upon a Time…

You’ll find these old numbers stamped in concrete on various walls around town. I suppose they’re just street block markers, but if this were a novel they’d be signs indicating different destination portals for time travel… Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Sign of the Times

Sign of the Times

He looked me in the eye And then he told me his heart He said I cry like you cry And I’m afraid of the dark He said I’d like to put this gun down And go home today But it seems That war won’t go away. He said, I bleed like you bleed And […]

Tree Hugger

Tree Hugger

It’s not the most scientific explanation, but I think the leaning palm on the left has a crush. Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Artifact

Artifact

The Citizens Bank building drive thru is a relic of the pre-ATM 1970s. (But isn’t it a pretty study in light and shadow when captured late at night?) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Century Flower

Century Flower

This happy announcement on The Rialto marquee deserves our attention! What was the world like when Gladys May Tepe was born? In 1909 the first Lincoln head penny had just been minted. General Electric introduced the incandescent light bulb. The Wright Brothers produced a flying machine that could carry two people and stay aloft for […]

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