Monthly Archives: June 2010
Jay Belloli, the longtime gallery director at Pasadena’s Armory for the Arts — two decades there, and before that, at Baxter Art Gallery at Caltech — was feted by a crowd of some 800 people Saturday night at the Armory … Continue reading
So I’m eating my strip-mall Korean restaurant sushi lunch today, alone, finally catching up on the New York Times Book Review’s annual Summer Reading issue from early June, when a relative’s name catches my eye. Amarillo rancher Bill O’Brien is … Continue reading
Saturday through Monday was my annual three-day trout fest, fly fishing with brothers Pete and Mike Moffat, formerly of Altadena, in the waters surrounding Mammoth Lakes. When we are out with our guide Harry Blackburn, the best in the Eastern … Continue reading
On Parkview Avenue, on the west bank of the Arroyo Seco, looking like some Gaudi-esque lamp on a Barcelona street …. or, you know, a big asparagus stalk with flowers.
I was walking down Bancroft Avenue, at Telegraph, across the street from the UC Berkeley campus the other morning when I saw this solar-powered grocery cart apparently owned by one of the city’s many homeless people. Astounded at the ingenuity, … Continue reading