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Last chance drop-off locations for Measure CC

Last chance drop-off locations for Measure CC

If you didn't mail your ballot for the special Measure CC election there will be three drop-off locations Tuesday for hand-delivered ballots: Metropolitan Baptist Church, 2283 N. Fair Oaks Ave. in Altadena, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The grand entrance of Pasadena City Hall, 100 N. Garfield Ave., Pasadena, from 7 AM – 8 [...]

Tribute: Steven Patrick

Tribute: Steven Patrick

Our friend and mighty Altadena blogger Debbi Swanson Patrick (Altadena Above It All) has this great tribute to her husband, Steven Patrick, who died April 23.  Yet another creative Altadenan — he helped designed theme park attractions, pop concert special effects, and spacecraft systems — he will be missed, and our hearts go out to [...]

Altadena Guild Home Tour: a great way to spend a day

Altadena Guild Home Tour: a great way to spend a day

… especially with the weather as great as it was.  We wandered over to the Altadena Guild of Huntington Hospital's annual fundraiser among the homes of Boulder Road, and here's what we (and Bill Westphal) found: What better way to start the day than with Scots pipers? People lined up to tour the gracious homes [...]

In case you didn’t know Altadena was the creative hub of the universe …

In case you didn’t know Altadena was the creative hub of the universe …

The Pasadena Weekly's Scarlet Cheng looks at local novelist Michelle Huneven in a story that went online Sat., about her ties to Altadena and her deep roots here (she can even show you the trees!); and the LA Times' Sam Watters quotes Michele Zack (who is Huneven's neighbor and high school classmate!) on the virtues [...]

Altadena Library promotes Foster Care Month

Altadena Library promotes Foster Care Month

Since May is National Foster Care Month, the folks at Altadena Library would like to remind both foster parents and young people in foster care of its Library Cards for Foster Youth Program.  Foster care givers may sign up their foster children for library cards so that they may check out books and other materials [...]

Altadena Schools to hold community coffees May 4, 20

Altadena Schools to hold community coffees May 4, 20

From Bruce Wasson of the Altadena Schools group: Altadena Schools Community Meetings Don’t miss these last two opportunities before the AUSD petitions are turned in to ask questions about how the academic achievement gap can be closed across all of Altadena!   What is the reason for these meetings? At current rates, approximately half of [...]

Burglary wave hits Chaney Trail neighborhood

Burglary wave hits Chaney Trail neighborhood

The Altadena burglary wave has now hit the forested Chaney Trail neighborhood. Crimereports.com reports that there was a residential burglary on the 3800 block of Alzada Rd. on April 26.  Reports from the neighborhood said that the house was locked, and access was through a broken window. However, residents in the tight-knit neighborhood are known [...]

Blackout!

Blackout!

Roughly 10:30-10:45 PM, lights went out in our area of east Altadena as far as they eye could see.  We were just getting into the car to survey the extent when lights came back on again.  How did you fare? Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Community journalists wanted!

Community journalists wanted!

Altadenablog is looking for a locally-based freelance writer or two to help expand our coverage of Altadena events and handle some special projects as needed.   Skill set includes being able to conduct interviews, sit through sometimes-tedious public meetings, and the ability to produce short, snappy, finished copy in a short turnaround.  Proficiency in email, online [...]

Jet Propulsion Laboratory open house May 15-16

Jet Propulsion Laboratory open house May 15-16

Image courtesy NASA. The 2010 JPL Open House will take place on Saturday and Sunday, May 15 and 16, 2010, 9am-5pm both days. This popular event celebrates JPL's accomplishments with exhibits and demonstrations about the Laboratory's ongoing research and space exploration. Many of the Lab's scientists and engineers are on hand to answer questions about [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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