| Dec 16, 2010
Our canine companion, a black Labrador rescue dog from the Pasadena Humane Society, once was delicate. She now has turned rude and has become, at times, uncouth.
How did this happen? Personally, I blame the Transportation Security Agency (TSA) for her...
| Jul 21, 2010
| 5:09 PM
Summer. Lazy days. I was walking down Foothill Boulevard with Miss Audrey Hepburn, our black Lab rescue dog from the Pasadena Humane Society. It was a nice evening and a lot of the regulars were out, walking their dogs.
Suddenly Miss Hepburn stopped....
| Aug 12, 2010
On July 15, the Los Angeles Times published the first reports of the inflated salaries of the city of Bell employees.
On Aug. 4, Valley Sun reporter Megan O'Neil followed up on the bloated pensions for recently retired city of Bell employees. ("There...
| Sep 1, 2010
| 2:24 PM
It began as an average evening. We came home from work and noticed the shredded cardboard.
What had happened? Suddenly, we realized, Miss Audrey Hepburn had ingested half of a chocolate cake.
Not just any cake. This was a dark chocolate birthday...
| Sep 29, 2010
| 2:18 PM
A few weeks ago, Frank McCourt testified that he and Jamie withdrew $100 million dollars from the Dodger organization to fund their various personal activities, like buying extra houses and yelling at each other.
"YAM" was the entry on Jamie McCourt's...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 3:53 PM
My friend (and former physician), the late George Hjelte, regularly drove from Pasadena to Palo Alto, up Highway 101. He made the trip to see his daughter. He did this well into his 80s, loading up the car with his favorite pooch, making stops along the...
| Mar 14, 2011
| 10:31 AM
Slipping into the front seat of the new Volvo S60 — with its ultra-slim center console, all-black interior with Volvo's "Shimmer Graphite" metal accents — I was struck by its understated elegance.
An all-black interior is difficult to pull...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 4:14 PM
Back in the day, we always prepared for earthquakes. We were prepared because we had little kids.
We had a trash container full of kids’ jackets, food and blankets. We had bleach bottles, washed 100 times, and filled with water. We had a first...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 12:50 PM
It all started with the gym. Len and I joined Equinox and had started training with this awesome guy named Padgett when our weekly housekeeper retired.
“Let’s do it ourselves!” I suggested.
Some of our friends were skeptical. Our house...
| May 1, 2011
| 1:12 PM
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| Dec 29, 2010
| 11:18 AM
Dear Sarah: I hope you don't mind me calling you by your first name, but I feel as if I actually know you, plus I once shot an M-16.
I'm writing to ask you to please tell the Pasadena branch of the Tea Party to stay out of our local city council...
| Jan 15, 2011
| 3:37 PM
Ronald Reagan is coming to Newport Beach. Well, his statue is anyway.
The idea is the brainchild of Newport Beach Councilman Keith Curry, a long-time Reagan admirer, and not just from afar. Curry was a member of the Reagan administration in the 1980s,...