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Two for One

Two for One

Think the owner will notice if I take one out for a spin? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Sign On

Sign On

It’s official: Landmark wants the Rialto sign to stay exactly where it is! We still have a long, long, LONG way to go to officially save and revitalize our beloved Rialto Theatre, but as Escott Norton of Friends of the Rialto posted on Facebook, “I would say today’s news is a very good ‘sign’!” (Be [...]

In this case, the words of the prophets are written on…

In this case, the words of the prophets are written on…

…the bathroom walls. (I guess we just don’t have enough subways in Southern California.) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Greenlisted

Greenlisted

Phil slowed down and looked at the property. Isolated? Check. Right color scheme? Check. Vaulted ceilings? “Damn!” He said. “No vaulted ceilings!” Once again, Phil drove on. (It wasn’t easy being the Jolly Green Giant’s realtor.) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Storm Clouds

Storm Clouds

Nice of that woman to be walking with such a striking red coat just as the clouds parted… (For Rialto fans, the clouds have still not parted. I’ll repeat my update from the bottom of yesterday’s post: Pasadena Star News reports that Rialto sign can be saved if Landmark Theaters fund repairs. Officials from Landmark [...]

Hanging in the Balance

Hanging in the Balance

Expert structural engineer Michael Krakower will offer the city of South Pasadena a report today regarding the safety of the historic Rialto sign. (LA Times blog got a few facts wrong — Landmark Theaters leases but does not own the Rialto, for example — but you can read more about the latest in the saga [...]

Monterey Hills Modern

Monterey Hills Modern

It’s all in the details… Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

If only it were this easy…

If only it were this easy…

…sigh. (For those of you who don’t live in Los Angeles, this type of sign points to a movie/TV production location around town. Projects often have code words to identify them to the cast and crew, or perhaps a shortened version of the working title. For all of us, we know what a bully is. [...]

What Was That Name Again?

What Was That Name Again?

The man who built this building, Alexander R. Graham, named it after himself. (The Alexander Building.) Not content with one mere structure as his namesake, he built another one right next to it and named that one after himself, too. (The A. R. Graham Building.) What would you bet he would have been peeved to [...]

Three Azaleas

Three Azaleas

(There’s a country song or a children’s story somewhere in that title…) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Gooden Open House Saturday, January 11

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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