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Princess Amidala filming in Altadena (tweet it now!)

Princess Amidala filming in Altadena (tweet it now!)
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Yes, we have major geek credentials — but thought you'd find this fascinating: this gossip website has a picture of Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher filming a funeral scene at Mountain View Cemetery yesterday. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Bibliophiles, rejoice! Library sale is this weekend!

Bibliophiles, rejoice!  Library sale is this weekend!

It's just around the corner: the Friends of the Altadena Library's annual Used Book sale starts this Saturday (Friday for members of the Friends), and continues through Sunday.  You can never have enough books! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

County supervisors put 35 mph limit on Lincoln Ave.

County supervisors put 35 mph limit on Lincoln Ave.

From Supv. Antonovich's office today: To enhance public safety in Altadena, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich announced that a 35-mph speed limit on Lincoln Avenue between the Pasadena city limit and Loma Alta Drive has been approved by the Board of Supervisors. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Keller Williams makes Thursday a "Red Day"

Keller Williams makes Thursday a "Red Day"

Linda Lane White, the "Singing Realtor" (she should really be fighting crime or something with a moniker like that)  sends us this note about a good deed tomorrow: On Thursday, May 13, 2010, Keller Williams Realty will be participating in the 2nd Annual Red Day by giving back to their communities all across the United […]

Artists: deadline for Home Studio Tour weekend is May 23

Artists: deadline for Home Studio Tour weekend is May 23

Altadena artists!  Time is running out to be a part of next month's "Self-Guided Home Studio Art Tour." McGinty's Gallery at the End of the World is calling for local artists to be part of the self-guided tour for art lovers on the weekend of June 25-27.  Deadline to participate is May 23. Artists must […]

Monday’s packed already …

Monday’s packed already …

There's a lot going on, but we'll have to wait until Monday to catch up on it all (we're trying to get Dr. Mrs. Altadenablog and Spawn 2 out of town tomorrow, and things just got away from us today).  Expect some major updates during the day Monday! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Read to Pearl at the Library, May 22

Read to Pearl at the Library, May 22

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Under construction

Under construction

Looking for opinions on the new look: for body copy — serif (i.e. a Times Roman type) or sanserif (i.e. Helvetica type)?  Sanserif is cleaner looking, but serif-ed is actually easier to read.  We went to serif-ed type today, just to see what it looks like, and aren't sure.  What's your opinion? Read the Full […]

Mt. Wilson superintendent recounts Station Fire ordeal

Mt. Wilson superintendent recounts Station Fire ordeal

The Battle for Mt. Wilson — the extraordinary effort of firefighters to save the historical observatory and communication towers from the wrath of the Station Fire last summer– was recounted Wednesday night by one who was there. Dave Jurasevich, superintendent of the Mt. Wilson Observatory, spoke to a full house at the Sierra Club's monthly […]

Deputies investigate stabbing on Fair Oaks last night

Deputies investigate stabbing on Fair Oaks last night

Deputies were called in to a stabbing at the 2600 block of N. Fair Oaks at 10:15 last night. According to LA Sheriff Lt. Sheila Sanchez, the victim was a male adult Hispanic who was transported to Huntington Memorial Hospital and released after being treated for minor injuries.  A suspect in the incident has not […]