Tag Archives: Star-News

Fall blogger blues

PASADENA – Boot camps, football coaches and Thanksgiving have all conspired to keep me out of the blogosphere for some time. I promise I will return. But in the mean time, here’s some of the stuff I have been up … Continue reading

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Star-News editor Frank Girardot chimes on King of Pop murder case

PASADENA – I recently dumped cable television at my house and decided to stream straight from the Internet. The decision has only partially shielded me from the media’s saturated coverage of the Michael Jackson murder case. It’s on constatly in … Continue reading

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Blogger weighs in on Rose Bowl role in NFL return to L.A.

PASADENA – In another entry from the department of shameless blogger self-promotion, L.A. Biz Observed weighed in on the Star-News story about the Rose Bowl playing temporary home to an NFL team. Mark Lacter, who has worked for the San Francisco … Continue reading

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Star NewsMakers first episode

PASADENA – Star News Editor Frank Girardot and staff writer Brian Charles, were joined by Pasadena-branch NAACP President Joe Brown and Randy Ertll, executive director of El Centro De Accion Social, to talk about the racist graffiti in Northwest Pasadena.  … Continue reading

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PSN looks at liquor store fight in Pasadena

PASADENA – The city has long battled to regulate and limit the number of liquor stores in Pasadena. In a Star-News report, city leaders blame the liquor stores for blight. But a political upstart reminds the Star-News and everyone in … Continue reading

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Star-News working on comment computer glitch

A computer glitch on the Notes from Northwest Pasadena blog is preventing readers from commenting on our posts. The Pasadena Star-News is working on the problem and asks for your patience while we deal with this matter.

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Local news still in demand despite reports of newspapers’ demise

PASADENA – From the department of shameless self promotion, Notes from Northwest Pasadena felt it necessary to post this on the state of newspapers. According to a poll conducted by Ad Age, the primary reason people read local newspapers is … Continue reading

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Chihuahua chases off two robbery suspects

ALTADENA – There’s a new sheriff in Altadena. He stands about 8 inches tall, weighs close to 6 pounds and trust me, his bite matches his bark. According to reports in the Star-News, a Chihuahua named Paco, chased off two … Continue reading

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Star-News gets Carmageddon right

PASADENA – You don’t win a Pulitzer for calling bull on predictions of a massive two-day traffic jam, even if it comes with a cool name like Carmageddon. But you do get to brag when you stand in the face … Continue reading

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What’s really behind Carmageddon, a blog post for all my conspiracy theory cranks

PASADENA – In a nod to whacko bloggers who posit conspiracy theories on everything from birth certificates to black helicopters, Notes from Northwest Pasadena offers its own crank theory on the 405 Freeway closure. Star-News staff reporter Aldofo Flores, the … Continue reading

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