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Pasadena Weekly snares a first place for Station Fire coverage

Pasadena Weekly snares a first place for Station Fire coverage
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Congrats to Pasadena Weekly's Andre Coleman and Jake Armstrong, who received a first place award from the California Newspaper Publisher's Association for this 2009 news story on the Station Fire. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

"Amazing Altadena" application deadline April 26

"Amazing Altadena" application deadline April 26

"Amazing Altadena, " the Altadena Library District's first arts festival, will be accepting applications from fine artists thru April 26.  For more details, go to www.altadenalibrary.org . Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Altadena ARTBreak coming up, deadlines approaching

Altadena ARTBreak coming up, deadlines approaching

A note from the Altadena Arts Council: Planning for the “Altadena ARTBreak 2010 Community Arts Festival”, sponsored by the Altadena Arts Council and co-sponsored by Los Angeles County Parksand Recreation Department, is moving into high gear for the event’s Sat., June 12 opening at Farnsworth Park. And event organizers are pleased with the participant interest […]

Town council meeting, Tues. April 20, 7 PM

Town council meeting, Tues. April 20, 7 PM

Of particular interest this month: The county Dept. of Public Works will present a proposed restriping of Lake Ave. north of Altadena Dr. (to remove two traffic lanes and create a center turn lane), in order to slow traffic.  A PDF of the county's proposal is available here: http://altadenatowncouncil.org/documents/lake_ave_restriping.pdf The council will also look at […]

"Barks and Books" Sat., April 24, 11 AM

"Barks and Books" Sat., April 24, 11 AM

Get your poodle on and read to Pearl for at the Library's "Barks and Books," 11 AM Sat., April 24. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Children’s Book Week poster contest at the library

Children’s Book Week poster contest at the library

Children's Book Week is coming up (May 10-16),  and kids have the opportunity to create a poster of their favorite book to be displayed in the library.  Details are in the flyer, and posters are due May 7. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

No blue Monday!

No blue Monday!

Two events coming up Monday night in the 'Dena: Library: Burst Out Your Creative Juices: Author, columnist, and writing coach Ellen Snortland has an impressive resume of talents.  Known especially for her terrific writers' workshops, she will demonstrate several exercises to activate the writer within.  This fun workshop is for both beginning and advanced writers.  […]

Christmas Tree Lane maintenance weekends coming up in May

Christmas Tree Lane maintenance weekends coming up in May

Dear Christmas Tree Lane Volunteers, We would like to invite all of you with green thumbs (and not so green) to join us during our annual Lane Maintenance workdays. Starting at 9:00 a.m. on the weekend of May 15th and continuing through Sunday the 16th, and the weekend of the 22nd and 23rd of May (9:00 a.m. till noon), we […]

And now … K SWISS Altadena shoes

And now … K SWISS Altadena shoes

The list of "Altadena"-named products just grows … found this German-language website that offers "Altadena" athletic shoes.  Not as good as the miniskirt. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Relay for Life is gearing up for May 15-16 weekend

Relay for Life is gearing up for May 15-16 weekend

From Andrea Sweet, the American Cancer Society rep for the Altadena Relay for Life: Things are getting busy, Relay is about a month away and preparations are well underway for the 2nd Annual Altadena Relay.  The 2010 Relay for Life of Altadena Event is May 15 – 16 at Loma Alta Park, 9 am to […]