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Summer beach bus starts June 22 thru Labor Day

Summer beach bus starts June 22 thru Labor Day
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LA county has announced the times of the summer beach bus from Altadena to Santa Monica. The bus will run June 22 to Sept. 6 on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturday, and Labor Day. Pickup starts at 9:15 AM at Lincoln & Ventura, with arrival at Santa Monica by 11 AM.  Pickup from Santa Monica is at […]

Architects look at disaster planning Thurs.

Architects look at disaster planning Thurs.

It must be disaster season: the American institute of Architects, Pasadena-Foothill Chapter, will present Linda B. Bourgue, Ph.D, on "Community Response to Disasters and the Built Environment" on earthquakes and bioterrorism issues, on Thurs., May 20, 6:30 PM at the Assistance League of Pasadena, 820 E. Colorado, Pasadena.  $8 donation requested. Click graphic for details. […]

Pasadena Master Chorale @ Altadena Community Church June 12-13

Pasadena Master Chorale @ Altadena Community Church June 12-13

The Pasadena Master Chorale will perform Brahms' Requiem in concert (with a four-hand piano arrangement) at the Altadena Community Church, 943 E. Altadena Dr., on June 12 and 13.  Limited number of tickets available.  Click on the graphic to go to their website. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Town Council Meeting Tues., May 18, 7 PM

Town Council Meeting Tues., May 18, 7 PM

Three major items on this month's agenda: Candidate forum: all candidates for the June 5 election are invited to present their statements. The county will be asked to look at oversized vehicle parking restrictions The county Dept. of Public Works will talk about the bicycle master plan. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

‘Dena Saturday morning

‘Dena Saturday morning

Just a bowlful of activities today … This was yesterday afternoon's early bird member's only opening of the Friends of the Altadena Library's annual book sale.  The sale is going on today and tomorrow, with lots of books, and pick up a Friends of the Library membership if you can. The county hazardous materials roundup […]

Four census tracts will have races in town council election

Four census tracts will have races in town council election

There will be four races in the Altadena Town Council election June 5, with an equal number of sitting incumbents running unopposed. In Census Tract 4601, incumbent Gino Sund will be running against David A. Equitz.  In Census Tract 4602, incumbent Okorie Ezieme will face off against Brian Fuller.  For CT 4610, incumbent Tecumseh Shackelford […]

"Art on Millionaire’s Row" a feast for eyes and tastebuds

"Art on Millionaire’s Row" a feast for eyes and tastebuds

The Friends of the Altadena Library present the first annual "Art on Millionaire's Row" festival on Sat., June 5,  from 10 AM-6 PM.  Besides art on display and for sale (including an juried art exhibit), there will be food by many local restaurants, including Amy's Patio Cafe, Bill's Chicken, Bulgarini Gelato, Martin's BBQ, the Park […]

Skywatchin’: ISS, Atlantis, Venus, the moon, doin’ a dance this weekend

Skywatchin’: ISS, Atlantis, Venus, the moon, doin’ a dance this weekend

There's going to be a lot of traffic in outer space:  NASA Science News says: Something special is happening this weekend. Venus and the Moon are gathering for a sunset conjunction on Saturday and Sunday, May 15th and 16th. On the same nights, the ISS is going to be flying over many US towns and […]

Watercolors, burgers, and the Eagles — where else but Coffee Gallery?

Watercolors, burgers, and the Eagles — where else but Coffee Gallery?

Donna Barnes-Roberts, who we swear must LIVE at the Coffee Gallery, 2029 N. Lake, sends us this upcoming notice of activities: Maybe this is just too much happening at The Coffee Gallery.  I didn't even know about the Shave Ice Truck until I read it on the blog, but here is some more "happenings" at […]

Street smart lunch cart: Get Shaved tonight

Street smart lunch cart: Get Shaved tonight

Reader Matt tells us that the Get Shaved Hawaiian shaved ice truck will be making an appearance tonight: They will be in town on Thursday, from 9:30 PM to 11:30 PM at the Coffee Gallery. Both my wife and I are big fans and want to make sure they get a lot of Altadena Love, […]