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Editorial: Nothing In Life Could Prepare Me For The Moment I Got Hit By A Semi-Trailer

June 14, 2016

By Ron Henson, Altadena Folks, I have amassed a great deal of wisdom in life. I was raised in a privileged home, had a first-class education, and have worked in several industries in multiple countries around the world. But nothing…no, nothing could prepare me for the moment I was struck by a semi-trailer while walking down…

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Woman Would Prefer World Where Playing Pokemon Is Regular Part Of Adult Life

March 13, 2016

According to sources, Pasadena resident Meredith Jacobs would prefer a reality in which adults regularly played Pokemon games and battled against each other. “I just think it would be cool if it was normal during a business meeting or a first date to say, ‘So what Pokemon are you training right now?’” she told reporters….

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5 Tips For Getting Through Your First Day Back At Work After The Holidays

January 4, 2016

5. Quit your job Fuck it. It’s not worth it. You’ll be able to find a new job by February if you really dedicate yourself to it. Definitely by March at the very latest. And if you quit it means right at this moment you could go drink a beer. Sounds pretty refreshing, huh? 4….

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Apartment Complex Life Ebs And Flows To Sounds Of Tenant’s Accordion Practice

November 29, 2015

According to tenants, life at the Roosevelt Apartment Complex in Pasadena is set to a backdrop of the accordion music coming from unit 6E. “Ah, there’s Chardas by Monti,” said resident Robert Jones while making a souffle in his kitchen. “He’s really hitting the overtones tonight,” he added. Laura Barton, who lives on the fourth floor,…

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Editorial: I Used To Be A Scientologist. Now I’m Just An Easily-Manipulated Person.

July 29, 2015

by Hubert Land, Pasadena For a long stretch of my life…a dark, regrettable, period, I was a member of the Church of Scientology. In fact, I served as a high-ranking member of the church for nearly 20 years. But now, I am happy to say I am out of the Church’s grips, and have returned…

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Opinion: I Ain’t One Of Them Lucky Folks

August 11, 2014

By Joseph Thomas, Sierra Madre My papa used to say, “Or you got luck. Or you don’t.” Well, let me tell you, some people got luck. Like Jerry. You know Jerry? The other day he bought a lottery ticket and won – get this – $800. Yeah, Jerry with no legs. Yeah, Jerry No Legs….

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