Monthly Archives: October 2009
Rep. Linda Sanchez, D-Some o’ Whittier, says the National Football League’s study of players’ head injuries as they might relate to dementia and other medical problems is fraught with conflicts of interest.
The city of Pasadena limits snake way up into Eaton Canyon for the water rights. Once you step off the Altadena curb from Pinecrest into the canyon to hike up to Mt. Wilson or just to Henninger or Idlehour on … Continue reading
Most of the nearly 100,000 people in the Rose Bowl last night seemed to enjoy the U2 concert. So did most of the people in the neighborhoods surrounding the Arroyo Seco, with some having outdoor parties to take in the … Continue reading
The word that a longtime newspaper guy — P. Scott McKibben, the former publisher of our sister papers in the East Bay, the Alameda Newspaper Group — has been named the new chief executive of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses … Continue reading
Up in Big Sur the first weekend of the month, the one-day-past full moon came over the Santa Lucias through the clouds that Sunday night. The hand-crafted fence above the Pacific on the Esalen cliffs. Down the coast above Cambria … Continue reading
Hiker Ken Farley went up the Sam Merrill trail at the top of Lake Avenue — way up — last weekend and took a bunch of photos that depict both the devastation of the Station Fire and the remarkable landscapes … Continue reading
OK, so the best way to win a Nobel Peace Prize is clearly to be an American president — the surprised fellow in the Rose Garden today; or an ex-president building a legacy — the Georgian negotiator; or an almost-president … Continue reading