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Crime blotter: battery, assault, vehicle burglaries

Crime blotter: battery, assault, vehicle burglaries

Crime blotter provided by the Altadena Sheriff Station. Sunday, September 15 Between 12:00 PM and 7:00 AM (Tuesday) – A petty theft from an unlocked vehicle occurred in the 1900 block of Pepper Drive. Loss: door lock panel. Monday, September 16 Between 7:30 AM and 6:30 PM – A vandalism occurred in the 700 block [...]

Dept. of Education grant to benefit two Altadena schools

Dept. of Education grant to benefit two Altadena schools

by Timothy Rutt The U.S. Department of Education announced last week that a $7.9 million Magnet School Assistance Program grant has been awarded to the Pasadena Unified School District to extablish or expand magnets at four district schools over the next three years. Two Altadena schools will benefit from the grant: Jackson Elementary for Science, [...]

Illegal bowhunters reported at Millard Canyon

Illegal bowhunters reported at Millard Canyon

Neighbors are reporting to the newsgroups that two campers in the Millard Canyon campground were spotted with bows and arrows stalking deer in the campground and by cabins Sunday morning. It is illegal to hunt in that area. According to an email going out, people have reported the hunters and confronted them that it is [...]

Co-op looking for loans to qualify for matching funds by Oct. 4

Co-op looking for loans to qualify for matching funds by Oct. 4

by TImothy Rutt The Arroyo Food Co-op says that they need to raise some loans by Friday for a chance to double their money. Co-opportunity, a co-op in Santa Monica, has opened a $5,000 challenge: if AFC gets $5,000 in new loans by the end of the day Oct. 4, Co-opportunity will loan them another [...]

Trail users concerned about Edison work above Millard Creek

Trail users concerned about Edison work above Millard Creek

Paul Ayer’s picture and outline of the two acre pull site above Millard Creek before construction started. by Timothy Rutt Local trail users are concerned that Southern California Edison has clearcut and re-graded about two acres of mature forest above Millard Canyon during recent line upgrades, which some say damages an important part of the [...]

Eliot to host e-waste pickup Saturday

Eliot to host e-waste pickup Saturday

Eliot Middle School will be hosting an e-waste dropoff fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 9 AM-3 PM. Computer, monitors, laptops and more will be accepted at the school parking lot, 2181 N. Lake Avenue. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Found: two wandering chickens

Found: two wandering chickens

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 [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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