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Michele Zack and the Lisu Tribe

Michele Zack and the Lisu Tribe
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We all have various circles of friends. Some we’ve known all our lives, some we connected with at work, some are neighbors, others we came to know through volunteer activities.Michele Zack — historian, fellow blogger and published author — is among my many friends. We knew of each other by reputation for some time and […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Sept. 6 to 12

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Sept. 6 to 12

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Sept. 6, to Friday, Sept 12. All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena!  Pasadena Public Library will host “Dust, Drought and Dreams Gone By” Saturday, Sept. 6, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Central Library in […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Aug. 30 to Sept. 5

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Aug. 30 to Sept. 5

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Aug. 30, to Friday, Sept 5.All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena!  Pasadena doesn’t get all its electricity from the local power plant. See the new film “Energy Roadmap” Saturday, Aug. 30, at 10:30 a.m. at the […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Aug. 23 to 29

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Aug. 23 to 29

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Aug. 23, to Friday, Aug 29.All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena!  Do you have a green thumb? Drop in on the Gardening Club and Seed Library Saturday, Aug. 23, at 10:30 a.m. at Hill Avenue Branch […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Aug. 16 to 22

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Aug. 16 to 22

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Aug. 16, to Friday, Aug 22.All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! The Dive-In Movie Fest at the Robinson Park pool comes to a close Saturday, Aug. 16, at 7 p.m. with “Little Giants” (1994, PG) starring […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Aug. 9 to 15

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Aug. 9 to 15

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Aug. 2, to Friday, Aug 9.All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena!  Folk singer Ross Altman will present “Countdown: The Cold War Hit Parade” with songs by Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger and others as well as related […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Aug. 2 to 8

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Aug. 2 to 8

Here are events scheduled Saturday, Aug. 2, to Friday, Aug 9.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 Summer Reading Challenge include the following (and much more!): For teens: Anime afternoon Saturday, Aug. 2, at 2 p.m. at […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events July 26 to Aug. 1

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events July 26 to Aug. 1

Here are events scheduled Saturday, July 26, to Friday, Aug 1.All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! Have you ever grown a seriously delicious tomato, squash or bean? Master gardener Yvonne Savio will tell you how to save and sow seeds from […]

Pssst — Did You Hear About Ann Erdman?

Pssst — Did You Hear About Ann Erdman?

There are rumors that get back to me from time to time, and ordinarily I just shrug them off.But the latest one has really gotten under my skin. I’ll talk about that one in a minute.First, an example of one of the many rumors about me that floated around: Shortly after I retired, several people, […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events July 19 to 25

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events July 19 to 25

Here are events scheduled Saturday, July 19, to Friday, July 25.All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare say there’s nothing to do in Pasadena!   The Dive-In Movie Fest at the Robinson Park pool continues Saturday, July 19, at 7 p.m. with “The Croods” (2013, PG) featuring the voice talents […]