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El Patron fundraiser to support Haitian school lunches Wed.

El Patron fundraiser to support Haitian school lunches Wed.

El Patron Mexican Restaurant will host a fundraiser on Wed., Jan. 22, for St. Mark’s Church and School Haiti Partnership. 15% of all food sales will go to help support the lunch program at Ste. Marguerite’s School in La Tournelle, Haiti – where for many students it is the only solid meal of the day. […]

Sheriff looking for burglary suspect, east side [UPDATED]

Sheriff looking for burglary suspect, east side [UPDATED]

Community correspondent Chris Considine shares these pictures of Monday morning’s burglary containment at around Mar Vista and Meadowbrooke. Photos © 2014 Chris Considine. by Timothy Rutt That helicopter you eastsiders hear (11:20 AM ) is the sheriff setting up a containment on a suspected burglary, according to the Altadena Sheriff Station. Scanner says they’re looking […]

Publisher’s Notebook: Getting to the Point — Introducing AltadenaPoint

Publisher’s Notebook: Getting to the Point — Introducing AltadenaPoint

by Timothy Rutt Dear Readers, Our new identity. One of the best things we did last year was repaint the exterior of our home. We were refinancing, and advised that it would make a big difference if we spruced up the exterior. Well, it ended up being more involved than just a new coat o’ […]

St. Elizabeth’s Parish School open house Jan. 26 and Jan. 30

St. Elizabeth’s Parish School open house Jan. 26 and Jan. 30

St. Elizabeth Parish School will have two open houses on Sunday, Jan. 26, and Thurs., Jan. 30. Sunday’s open house will be from 11:30 AM-12:30 PM, with a parent information session starting at 12 PM. Thursday’s will be from 9-11 AM, with parent information session starting at 10:30. St. Elizabeth’s Parish School is located at […]

BREAKING: Two arrested following short pursuit

BREAKING: Two arrested following short pursuit

by Timothy Rutt The Altadena Sheriff’s Station has been involved in finding two suspects following a brief pursuit this afternoon. Scanner said (4:40 PM) that they’re breaking down the scene, so we’ll looking to get details when things calm down a bit. UPDATE, 5:15 PM: Lt. Brian Fitch of the Altadena Sheriff Station said that […]

Crime blotter: assault with a deadly weapon at Super King

Crime blotter: assault with a deadly weapon at Super King

A robbery/assault at Super King, and another theft at 24 hour Fitness (inside this time, instead of the parking lot). Crime blotter provided by the Altadena Sheriff’s Station. Sunday, January 5 Between 4:00 PM and 1:00 PM (Monday) – A vehicle vandalism occurred in the 3000 block of Marengo Avenue. Monday, January 6 12:35 AM […]

Farmer’s Market features meat pies and music today

Farmer’s Market features meat pies and music today

by Timothy Rutt Business of the year the Altadena Farmers’ Market is open today, and teases us with a couple of items; The Pig & Pastry Pie Co. will return, with beef shepherd’s pies, vegan cauliflower curry pies, steak and ale pies, and chicken pot pies. And fried apple pies? Wow! Also: Blaise and Delacroix […]

LACMA says "thank you" to Altadena Jan. 19 with free admission

LACMA says "thank you" to Altadena Jan. 19 with free admission

from LACMA Jessica Youn of LACMA welcomes visitors to the Art+Film Lab at Charles White Park in September, 2013. Photo by Laura Monteros. Late last year the Altadena Art+Film Lab spent five weeks at the Charles White Park offering free art and film programming to local residents. To celebrate the community and the time spent […]

Vintage & Cultural and Polynesian dance classes start Wednesday

Vintage & Cultural and Polynesian dance classes start Wednesday

Lynanne Hanson will hold a new session of Vintage, Cultural, and Polynesian dance classes starting this Wednesday, Jan. 15, at a new location: Alkebulan Cultural Center in Pasadena, 1435 N. Raymond Avenue, Pasadena Vintage & Cultural Dance runs from 3:45-4:30 PM: Boys & girls will learn traditional dances, songs & games from various cultures around […]