Category Archives: Los Angeles
…a volcano has erupted in the town next door.
Exene of X throws out the first pitch at the August 16 Dodger game… (the ballpark organ version of “Blue Spark” is great) …and John Doe sings the national anthem. (Billy & DJ were there too)
My birthday is this Thursday and shocker – I’m celebrating it publicly. Come by the H.M.S. Bounty sometime between 8 and 11, have a drink, have a steak, but more importantly say hi and hang out.
I just started working inside one of the tall office buildings on Wilshire Blvd and soon learned that one of the building’s peregrine falcons likes to hang out on the ledge outside the server room. Supposedly there’s a pair of … Continue reading
The Cascades of the Los Angeles Aqueduct.
Weather application interfaces must be a basic problem that all intermediate-level UI-folks have to solve. There’s a wide-range of precise numerical data, but transmuting that data into a quick, non-quantitive “how is it going to feel?” seems difficult to do … Continue reading
Bet you didn’t know the CIA offered 24 hour towing services… Don’t bother calling, they already know where you are. I wonder if they offer a professional courtesy discount for other agents.
I’ve been wanting to hike the Mt. Lowe trail ever since I first heard about the ruins of the Echo Mountain House and the Mt. Lowe railway but hadn’t had a chance to get around to it until last week. … Continue reading
Mt. Thom is at the southern end of the Verdugo Mountains and lurks over Glendale, Atwater, etc. I got tired of staring at it, so I hiked up to the top a couple weeks ago.