Hot? Again?

  Here is something that happens every October in Southern California that I’ll bet most of the country never has to experience: a heat wave. Temps are forecasted to be in the 100’s by this weekend. Oh goodie. Everyone else has already broken out the winter wardrobe, and rotated the liquor cabinet to bring those…

Let’s Rename Some Cities

I like it when cities name themselves after something they feel is worthy or appropriate about the city itself. For instance, I find it interesting that Long Beach chose to name themselves after what it considered (way back when) to be its most dominant feature:  literally a very long beach.  Made total sense, and prevented…

Arcadia – L.A.’s Bloomin’ Onion

I recently had the mundane pleasure of spending the day in Arcadia, California.  For those of you that have never heard of this San Gabriel Valley suburb of Los Angeles, let me try and help. On the map of Los Angeles, Arcadia is way to the right.  Even more.  That’s it, keep going, farther right,…