"Opening Day," says Harrison Ford's Branch Rickey in the Jackie Robinson biopic 42, "is all future. The past is wiped away. It's a clean slate." It's a nice little platitude to mutter in the locker room, but both on the baseball field and in the real world, it's the kind of starry-eyed naive optimis ... More >>
Pasadena City College got mad headlines when porn star James Deen spoke to a "Navigating Pornography" class (as if we need instruction on that!) in February.
USC, of course, will not be outdone by a community college:
Arcadia-based tea house AU 79 Tea House is now expanding. The Taiwanese boba restaurant is set to open their Pasadena store on Friday, April 20. All drinks will be 50% off on opening day.
Named AU 79 Tea Express, the new shop is located just across the street from Pasadena City College. "We want to ... More >>
Try not to take "upskirt" videos of women going up or down escalators ... while cops are watching you!
Doing so while everyone else is watching you is bad enough.
But Glendale police this week said they had their peepers on Sylmar's John Puncel as he whipped out his cellphone c ... More >>
RIP Richard McKee, Brown Act heroBig loss for anyone worried about the scheming, secretive government entities and politicians so common in California cities, counties and Sacramento: The surprise death of Richard McKee, a widely respected expert on the California Public Records Act and Brown ... More >>
Jonagold apple, portions removedPoetry is walled up in graduate school. Painting is in permanent decline. But the creative hot dog garnish seems to be in its golden age at the moment, and whether your taste runs toward organic Parsi pickles, fluorescent Chicago relish or cheese-stuffed, bacon ... More >>
A. ScattergoodPasadena's Dog Haus
"It's impossible to eat more than one," says Hagop Giragossian of the beefy dogs served at his newest restaurant Dog Haus (pronounced dog house), which opened October 20th in Pasadena, about a block away from Pasadena City College. Maybe. There's certainly e ... More >>
The 31 Pasadena Rose Court finalists.The folks behind Pasadena's annual Rose Parade this week announced 31 finalists for the event's "Royal Court." Do we care? Not that much. (Yawn). But here's the thing: They gave us pictures of these fine young women, and we know you want to see:
Javier Cabral turned 21 two weeks ago, which means not only that now he can legally drink alcohol when he eats out with his blogger friends, but that the name of his blog, Teenage Glutster, seems a bit outdated. Some might agree that after a mention from Dana Goodyear in a New Yorker profile of Jona ... More >>
April marked the 62th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's suiting up as a Brooklyn Dodger to become the first black man to break baseball's color line. Although Robinson was this national drama's hero, his triumph also reflected a heroic American coming of age -- a moment that would be repeated again, ... More >>