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Found: two wandering chickens

Found: two wandering chickens
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Reader Bryan gives it to us straight: Where: Wandering in front yards close to the corner of Allen and New York. When: Monday 9/23, afternoon. What: Two young Wyandotte(?) chickens. Contact: Bryan Langholz: langholz@usc.edu or 626-483-9937 Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Detectives looking for clues to 7-11 e-cig thief

Detectives looking for clues to 7-11 e-cig thief

by Timothy Rutt Security shot of suspect in Sept. 4 robber at 7-11. Altadena detectives are looking for information on a suspect who stole a display case of e-cigarettes from the 7-11. According to a release from the Altadena Sheriff Station, the suspect boosted the e-cigarettes from the store at 1319 Altadena Drive at 1:45 […]

Water, water — anywhere?

Water, water — anywhere?

by Timothy Rutt The house was packed at the Altadena Community Center Monday night for Altadena Heritage’s workshop on water issues in Altadena and the San Gabriel Valley. The panel, from left to right: Chris Stone, Water Resource Manager and Angela George from the Watershed Division of Los Angeles County; Tim Brick of the Arroyo […]

Altadena Heritage water workshop tonight

Altadena Heritage water workshop tonight

This late 19th/early 20th century image is looking north at Devils Gate, south of present-day dam. Altadena Heritage will hold a free public forum tonight to help demystify issues and answer questions about water supply, water quality, and compliance with federal Clean Water Act. Our panel includes important water people: Chris Stone, Water Resource Manager […]

Friday Fun Flick: "Epic," at the Library Sept. 27

Friday Fun Flick: "Epic," at the Library Sept. 27

Beyonce Knowles and Amanda Seyfried lend their voices to Friday’s Fun Flick, Epic, on Fri., Sept. 27 at the Altadena Main Library, 600 E. Mariposa St. From the creators of Ice Age, enjoy the year’s funniest and most entertaining animated adventure. Rated PG, the film starts at 3:30 PM in the Community Room, and admission […]

Welcome new member of the sponsor team: Rhythms of the Village

Welcome new member of the sponsor team: Rhythms of the Village

Welcoming a new member of our sponsor team: Rhythms of the Village, 2279 N. Lake Avenue. Rhythms of the Village offers gifts and other items from the African diaspora for everyone, from clothing to musical instruments, oils, classes, and more! Urban, Hip Hop, Rasta, Caribbean, and other items for yourself or as gifts. Want to […]

Weekendin’ Sept. 20-22: it’s packed

Weekendin’ Sept. 20-22: it’s packed

Could this weekend possibly be more packed? No. But first, a word from our sponsors: The Altadena Ale & Wine House is looking out for fans of the blues today. Just sayin’. Other Mules. The Arroyo Food Co-op will be hosting another yard sale on Saturday, Sept 21 from 8 AM-3 PM at the store […]

Bear out there on Menlo Drive

Bear out there on Menlo Drive

Reader Anastassios Petropoulos sent these pictures our way: There was a bear rummaging in the neighborhood trash on Wednesday night around 23:30 (11:30 PM) on Menlo Dr. We are in the Maiden Lane- Menlo Drive – Reposa Lane area, a couple of blocks north of Altadena Drive and a couple of blocks east of Lake. […]

Reminder: ACONA meets Tuesday to discuss town council, school issues

Reminder: ACONA meets Tuesday to discuss town council, school issues

The next meeting of the Altadena Coalition of Neighborhood Associations (ACONA) will be Sept. 24 at the Altadena Main Library, 600 E. Mariposa Street, from 7-8:30 PM. Speakers will be Diane Marcussen, the new chair of the Altadena Town Council, and Kim Kenne, Pasadena Unified School District [PUSD] Board Member for District 1 in west […]

Gustavo Arellano takes a tour of Mexican food at the Library Sept. 30

Gustavo Arellano takes a tour of Mexican food at the Library Sept. 30

by TImothy Rutt Best-selling author and columnist Gustavo Arellano (Ask a Mexican) hosts an entertaining tour through the history and culture of Mexican food in the United States at the Altadena Library on Sept. 30. Arellano’s new book, Taco USA, looks at the history of Mexican food in the U.S. with a serving of cultural […]