Estate Jewelers of South Pasadena



Altadena Blog


La Vina homeowner’s throw in the towel on appeal

La Vina homeowner’s throw in the towel on appeal

This topic was touched on at Tuesday's town council meeting, but local mountain man (and Hollywood historian) Paul Ayers, who has been following the case, emailed us: Yesterday, the La Vina HOA’s attorney informed counsel for plaintiffs in the consolidated cases that the HOA will not petition the Supreme Court for review of the Court [...]

Crime tips: trash pickers, and don’t take your alarm co.’s word for it

Crime tips: trash pickers, and don’t take your alarm co.’s word for it

It's a crime-o-rama tonight. Just received these timely reminders from Carolyn Seitz at the Sheriff Dept.'s Community Advisory Committee: ISSUE #1For those of you who have observed people picking through trash, both what you put at the curb, and for some of you what is in your yard, not in the public right of way, [...]

Palm St. neighborhood weighs in at Town Council meeting

Palm St. neighborhood weighs in at Town Council meeting

Residents of the neighborhood around the 183 E. Palm St. property registered their objections to turning the property into a school for autistic spectrum children. The site, formerly used by Sahag Mesrob Armenian Christian School,  is now under consideration by the Almansor Center in South Pasadena to expand their services.  But residents of the neighborhood [...]

Street smart lunch cart: double header Friday

Street smart lunch cart: double header Friday

Thanks to reader Matt, we found out that there'll be a lunch truck double-header at the Coffee Gallery on Friday.  Yes, there are now so many gourmet taco trucks that they're occupying the same place at the same time: The Get Shaved Hawaiian shaved ice truck will be there at 10 PM until midnight.  And [...]

No suspects in burglary calls this afternoon

No suspects in burglary calls this afternoon

Received reports of a possible burglary at the 2200 block of Maiden Lane at about 12:30 this afternoon, which one witness said involved deputies with guns drawn.  The sheriff's station reports that suspects got away.  Likewise a cropper on gardening equipment reported stolen shortly after on the 400 block of Punaho. Read the Full Story [...]

Palm St. neighbors and Almansor: two sides of the street

Palm St. neighbors and Almansor: two sides of the street

(Editor's note: We're very pleased to welcome Altadena community journalist Laura Berthold Monteros as one of our correspondents.) by Laura Berthold MonterosFor Altadenablog The property on the north side of a quiet stretch of East Palm is a rustic compound that has historically been home to a YMCA camp and Bienvenidos, an unobtrusive residential facility for [...]

Summer beach bus starts June 22 thru Labor Day

Summer beach bus starts June 22 thru Labor Day

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

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

a

a

Camelot and Vine

Search