Number 94 is the number to be: Drew Helen Washington is this year’s 94th Rose Bowl queen and will preside over the 123rd Rose Parade and the 98th Rose Bowl game. Washington was selected out of seven finalists princesses from an initial pool of 1,000 young woman from the Pasadena area. Drew Helen (yes, she’s […]
October 19, 2011 | Posted in Talk of Our Towns
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In a manner of speaking, that is. Saturday brings the March Madness Sale to Foothill Boulevard, and the merchants are promising a lot of bargains. They’ll be moving the goods out onto the sidewalk, and there might even be some snacks involved. The event will run all the way from the Apple Cart on the […]
How lucky am I? Yesterday afternoon I walked a fraction of a block to the grand opening of the Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse. Just when I had given up hope that anything would be built on the site of the long-abandoned service station at the top of the street, Peter and Lenora Wannier purchased the property and fought hard to fulfill their dream of creating a first-class independent bookstore.
February 8, 2011 | Posted in Talk of Our Towns
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We Moved Here for the Schools… The Facts What It Is: An 8.5-square-mile city thirteen miles northeast of downtown L.A., stretching along the San Gabriels and bordered by Glendale to the south, La Crescenta to the west, and Altadena and Pasadena to the east Population: 21,555 Ethnic Diversity: There must be a minority somewhere around […]