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Christmas Tree Lane: lights on Dec. 14

Christmas Tree Lane: lights on Dec. 14

by Timothy Rutt Hard to believe, but in less than two weeks will be the official lighting of Christmas Tree Lane, on Dec. 14. Volunteers have been scrambling since fall testing, replacing, and installing lights on the deodars that line Santa Rosa Avenue in preparation for the annual Christmas display. The lighting ceremony will take [...]

Small Business Saturday: hoist a glass to historic Webster’s Fine Stationers

Small Business Saturday:  hoist a glass to historic Webster’s Fine Stationers

by Timothy Rutt Today is Small Business Saturday (according to Big Business American Express; we think EVERY day should be Small Business Day!) and here are some activities going on: Webster’s Fine Stationers is holding their annual (and final) Holiday Open House, from 11 AM-7 PM today. They write: "Along with many of our local [...]

Breaking: barricaded suspect in La Crescenta

Breaking: barricaded suspect in La Crescenta

by Timothy Rutt Los Angeles County sherifff’s deputies are working to resolve a barricaded suspect near the Ralphs Shopping Center in La Crescenta. According to a release from the sheriff’s department, the incident began about 5 PM tonight. Currently, LASD crisis negotiators and Special Enforcement Bureau deputies are working with Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station deputies [...]

"Go Public" screening at Laemmle Dec.5 … if they sell enough tickets!

"Go Public" screening at Laemmle Dec.5 … if they sell enough tickets!

by Timothy Rutt The Blair High School PTSA has just about a day left to sell enough tickets for a showing of "Go Public," the documentary about a day in the life of the Pasadena Unified School District. If you haven’t seen it yet, now’s your chance! Thru TUGG, the PTSA wants to screen "Go [...]

Holiday season opens in Altadena: with the elves and on the shelves

Holiday season opens in Altadena: with the elves and on the shelves

People of all ages pounded away at the drum circle, part of the Waldorf School Elves’ Faire on Nov. 23. by Timothy Rutt If you didn’t know the holidays were coming soon, you sure did Saturday in Altadena. The Pasadena Waldorf School’s annual Elves’ Faire annually attracts about 4,000 visitors from all over greater Los [...]

Missing parrot: "Paris"

Missing parrot: "Paris"

This is far afield from our usual area of coverage, but this pet can fly, so maybe someone can help: My green cheeked Amazon parrot flew away on November 19. His name is Paris, and he is very friendly. He speaks Spanish. He is green with a red head. He has an injured right foot. [...]

Intern opportunity at Mariposa Creamery: must love kids

Intern opportunity at Mariposa Creamery: must love kids

by Timothy Rutt The Mariposa Creamery (that little goat farm/dairy also called the Zane Grey Estate) is looking for an intern for the upcoming kidding season: We are looking to add an additional intern to our current team. The internship requires a 3-month commitment and can start as early as December 9. The shift that’s [...]

John Muir, Norma Coombs holding holiday fundraisers

John Muir, Norma Coombs holding holiday fundraisers

from the Pasadena Unified School District Two Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) schools will be spreading holiday cheer while raising money for a good cause over the next few weeks. John Muir High School Boys’ Basketball and Pep Squad are selling Christmas trees and wreaths and Norma Coombs Alternative School is selling poinsettias. John Muir [...]

Snow forecast closes mountain roads

Snow forecast closes mountain roads

by Timothy Rutt Angeles Forest Highway and Upper Big Tujunga Road will closed until further notice, based on the forecast of snow and icy road conditions. The Los Angeles County Public Works Department said iin a release that it will close access to the Angeles Forest Highway between Aliso Canyon Road and Upper Big Tujunga [...]

Waldorf School Elves’ Faire returns Saturday, Nov. 23

Waldorf School Elves’ Faire returns Saturday, Nov. 23

by TImothy Rutt The Pasadena Waldorf School’s 28th Annual Elves’ Faire is only a few days away: Saturday, Nov. 23, from 10 AM-4 PM, rain or shine. This popular community event, attended by thousands evey year from all over greater Los Angeles, brings music, feasting, crafting, holiday shopping and medieval-style contests and games for children [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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