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Ruth Geibel celebrates 90 years

Ruth Geibel celebrates 90 years

  Altadena resident Ruth Geibel celebrated 90 years on earth with friends and family Saturday at Davies Auditorium in Farnsworth Park.  Reflecting her Mississippi roots, the dinner featured fine Southern style (fried chicken, cornbread, sweet tea, and "Disneyland Mint Julep").  Ruth is pictured with her children (l. to r.) Bebee, Mike, and Martel, Jr. Read [...]

Friday Fun Flick June 11: Tim Burton’s "Alice in Wonderland"

Friday Fun Flick June 11: Tim Burton’s "Alice in Wonderland"

This month's Friday Fun Flick at the Altadena Library is the new "Alice in Wonderland" by director Tim Burton. Rated PG, starts at 3:30 PM, and it's free in the Community Room of the Altadena Main Library, 600 E. Mariposa. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Vote today!

Vote today!

Don't forget that the Altadena Town Council elections are TODAY, 9 AM – 3 PM.  Census tract, boundaries, polling places, a list of candidates and their statements are all available at our elections page.  We will publish results this afternoon, after the vote count.  Even if you're in a census tract with no opposing candidates, [...]

Forest cam captures the horror of Station Fire

Forest cam captures the horror of Station Fire

Trail guy Paul Ayers shared with us this video he discovered — captured by a remote game camera, the Station Fire roars through a canyon to the accompaniment of Mozart's Requiem.  It's amazing the cam survived, but the scene it records is powerful: _________ Angeles Requiem from Tocho on Vimeo. Read the Full Story at [...]

Breaking (if not entering) and mail thefts reported

Breaking (if not entering) and mail thefts reported

Received word of two crimes this week worth noting: First, shared from one of the listservs, a home on Garfias reported June 1: My wife and I went for an early lunch around 11 AM and came home at about 12:30 PM and found our door handle buckled.  It looks like someone tried to pull [...]

Theatre Americana brings back the 60′s at Farnsworth Park June 19

Theatre Americana brings back the 60′s at Farnsworth Park June 19

Theatre Americana, the golden era’s community theater troupe, pays tribute to a groovy decade of peace and love when it presents “The 60’s Revisited,” a musical concert under the stars Sat., June 19 at Farnsworth Park Amphitheatre in Altadena. The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. and includes a special guest appearance from members of the [...]

I’ve looked at North Lake from both sides now …

I’ve looked at North Lake from both sides now …

Our perennial favorite Hometown Pasadena web page has a poetic appreciation of the joys of North Lake from Mel Malmberg. And on the other hand, Ernessa Carter talks about some of the real disadvantages of the area (one word: Ralphs.  And why don't we have a modern postage machine like they have TWO of in [...]

Arts Council wants to give your child a creative summer

Arts Council wants to give your child a creative summer

Attention Parents! The Altadena Arts Council is offering an opportunity to brighten up your child’s summer vacation days by providing them a fun, very affordable, educational arts experience at the “Creative Summer Arts Discovery Workshops”. The workshops will provide a creative experience that encourages imaginations while developing sound art skills. Students discover new ways to [...]

Hooray for Holly-Dena!

Hooray for Holly-Dena!

We're not immune to celebrity stalking — so we were real excited to get this story and picture this afternoon from Scott and Lori Webster at (Altadenablog sponsor) Webster's Fine Stationers: We were all flabbergasted when none other than Tom Hanks & his entourage strolled into WFS just about an hour ago! He asked about [...]

Back at it Tuesday

Back at it Tuesday

Just returned from a wonderful, electronics-free weekend, and are slogging through the inbox for tomorrow's edition … Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Gooden Open House Saturday, January 11

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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