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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 […]

Being prepared on Chaney Trail

Being prepared on Chaney Trail

Alice Wessen forwards the photo above: A Strike Team of U.S. Forest Service, LA County and CAL FIRE are in the Chaney neighborhood in advance of the Santa Ana winds, reviewing the area, and getting/staying prepped. We thanked them on behalf of the neighborhood. They will be here for about an hour, walking around. Read […]

Found dog

Found dog

James found this guy tonight in his front yard. (We can’t seem to get the picture to rotate properly). He is friendly and well-trained. Please call if you know where he belongs: 626-806-2649 Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Ellen Snortland takes the show to Webster’s Fine Stationers Oct. 20

Ellen Snortland takes the show to Webster’s Fine Stationers Oct. 20

by Timothy Rutt Ellen Snortland’s one-woman autobiographical show, "Now That She’s Gone," comes back to town with an Oct. 20 performance at Webster’s Fine Stationers. The show is a fundraiser to help complete Snortland’s documentary, "Beauty Bites Beast." Admission is free with a suggested donation of the amount you would like to contribute toward the […]

Shutdown showdown hits home: Millard Canyon campground closed

Shutdown showdown hits home: Millard Canyon campground closed

by Timothy Rutt The federal government "shutdown" that started Oct. 1 is hitting home in Altadena. According to Lonnie Fehr, campground host at the Millard Canyon campground, the campground has been closed down until the political theater in Washington is over. Because the campground is closed, the Altadena Sheriff’s Station will not open the gate […]

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