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Meet the Library Trustee Candidates, Part 1: Steven S. Lamb

Meet the Library Trustee Candidates, Part 1: Steven S. Lamb
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The Altadena Library District election is Tuesday, November 5. There are three candidates vying for two seats on the Board of Trustees, and Altadenablog is presenting profiles of the candidates in their own words. Part I is candidate Steven S. Lamb. Part 2 will appear tomorrow, and Part 3 on Friday. Find your polling place […]

One of three dogs rescued: is the forest becoming an animal dumping ground?

One of three dogs rescued: is the forest becoming an animal dumping ground?

…. may be, according to this message from Lori Paul: Rob and I returned home late last night and saw not one, but three obviously related little tan cairn-type terrier dogs wandering in confusion down the hill near the trail junction… in coyote country. It was obvious that the little dogs were frightened and lost. […]

Afternoon delight

Afternoon delight

Myth, taken: Alta-photographer Sarah Allegra, whom we’ve featured here before, recently had a chance to create one of her mythology-themed photographs with a new model: Peter S. Beagle, author of The Last Unicorn, among other books. (Allegra is partnering with Beagle’s publishers in some future work, so stay tuned for that). Allegra’s website has a […]

Steven T. Seagle’s animated life

Steven T. Seagle’s animated life

The Altadena writer works in comics, cartoons, graphic novels, theater, and more — almost a superhero himself by Timothy Rutt You would like Steven T. Seagle’s job. He takes meetings with the likes of actor/director Kenneth Branagh (“Hamlet” and “Thor”) and Marvel Comics’ Stan Lee. He writes edgy, experimental fiction. Your kids would like his […]

California Shakespeare Ensemble brings "Villains" to Pasadena

California Shakespeare Ensemble brings "Villains" to Pasadena

by TImothy Rutt The California Shakespeare Ensemble, which was in residence at Farnsworth Park this summer with "Shakespeare’s LOVERS," is back with a look at "Shakespeare’s VILLAINS" in Old Town Pasadena: Imagine if Shakespeare’s best villains were taken out of their respective plays, reassembled Frankenstein-style, and finally got to be the focus of their own […]

BREAKING: Two shot, suspect at large at Altadena/Glenrose

BREAKING: Two shot, suspect at large at Altadena/Glenrose

by TImothy Rutt The Altadena Sheriff’s station is currently investigating a shooting that was called in at about 10 PM. According to the watch commander, two victims were wounded and transported to nearby hospitals One witness reported to Altadenablog hearing nine shots in the vicinity of the100 block of Altadena Drive near Glenrose. Shots were […]

Town council meeting Tues., Oct. 15

Town council meeting Tues., Oct. 15

Not much on the agenda this month, but there will be the "State of the State" report by assemblymember Chris Holden, and reports by the various committees, law enforcement organizations, and others. The Altadena Town Council meets at 7 PM Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Altadena Community Center, 730 E. Altadena Dr. Read the Full […]

It’s movie night at the HIstorical Society Oct. 27

It’s movie night at the HIstorical Society Oct. 27

by Timothy Rutt The quarterly meeting of the Altadena Historical Society is a Mt. Lowe movie night: The 1912 silent film "What the Doctor Ordered," starring Mabel Normand, Mack Sennett, Jack Pickford, and Eddie Dillon, shot on location at a local orange grove and on Mt. Lowe in the snow. "To Mt. Lowe with Love" […]

Webster’s Fine Stationers to host networking event Oct. 16

Webster’s Fine Stationers to host networking event Oct. 16

Is your business facing economic and/or other challenges? Come link arms with other area small businesses in a creative networking environment – join us as we work to empower one another to not only stay in business, but to thrive in business! We are more powerful together and you never know when or where you’ll […]

"Just Doing Stuff" at Throop Church

"Just Doing Stuff" at Throop Church

Transition Pasadena welcomes the founder of the international Transition Town Movement, Rob Hopkins, who is visiting Pasadena. Our “DOING STUFF” Transition Town Fair features festivities throughout the day including the award winning Repair Café, tours of the award winning Throop Learning garden, New Ideas Speed Dating and displays from many local sustainability groups and regional […]