Rapscallions. Rogues. Masters of hyperbole. "Vicious psychopaths---just as soon kill ya as go fishin'" (to paraphrase Rawhide in The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimention). Front row: The 99 Cent Chef, Pasadena Daily Photo, Ed Padgett. Middle: Miss Havisham, Irina. Standing in the back: Monrovia City Watch, WCGB, the cool dude Adam who… Continue reading SGV Bloggers
The fourth official get together of San Gabriel Valley bloggers (billed as “SGV Bloggers Picnic IV: With A Vengeance“) is scheduled for Saturday afternoon June 28th, 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. To receive a copy of the evite, contact AP at firstname.lastname@example.org. Frazgo's post about the event, which contains all the relevant info, is here .… Continue reading SGV Bloggers Meet-up
Fresh homemade tamales avaiable today and tomorrow (Friday, June 27 and Saturday, June 28). Call Adela at 323-691-0073 to order. She delivers in the Highland Park, Eagle Rock and Pasadena areas.
Dear Trader Joe's, You and I go way back. I've seen your employees move from store to store, get promotions, grow gray hair. Your reasonable prices on milk, bread and eggs keep me coming back (though for the life of me I don't understand why the whole wheat pita gets moldy so fast). I was… Continue reading Dear Trader Joe’s
Wow--I was working on this post and AP busted out with #3 on the list of 'The Ten Things Ruining Pasadena." I learned some things about Charter this past weekend. I learned them the old-fashioned way: trial and error. I'm posting so that you won't have to suffer the same way. I'm also hoping Charter… Continue reading Charter Communications
I took the ARTS bus to City Hall. A sign of hope: Somebody used a USPS sticker to tag the ARTS bus stop sign. Easier to remove! It's the Pasadena Way to have a meeting outside the meeting: As I walked toward city council chambers, a pan flute was playing "Somewhere Over the Rainbow." A… Continue reading While You Were Watching City Council…
But first, let me serve you a Pimm's Cup because The Fortnight starts today. Yes, Wimbledon. The Big W, as Bud Collins calls it. The championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. This is the second year that the AELTC will award equal prize money to women players. Good on 'em. Was… Continue reading Carrizo Plain