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Arroyo & Foothills hosts Chaney Trail brush clearance this Sunday

Arroyo & Foothills hosts Chaney Trail brush clearance this Sunday

Dear Neighbors & Friends– We're doing it again…clearing flammable brush growth off the Altadena Foothills Conservancy (now Arroyos and Foothills Conservancy) land along Chaney Trail that many of you helped purchase and protect. Growth has been modest, and progress from prior years has made the job easier, but we still need all your help to [...]

Street smart lunch cart: Kogi @ Coffee Gallery

Street smart lunch cart: Kogi @ Coffee Gallery

… Wednesday, 7:30-10:30 PM.  One of these days, we'll go … Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Brio Cafe goes Hollywood

Brio Cafe goes Hollywood

Altadena's Brio Spa and Cafe, 2003-2009 N. Lake,  is picking up on the "cafe" part, catering some major events with the help of the Episcopal Housing Alliance kitchen. On March 27, Brio Cafe catered a meeting for 200 union members at the Writer's Guild of America, across from the Farmer's Market Grove in Los Angeles.  [...]

"We Tell Stories" returns to the Libraries May 11

"We Tell Stories" returns to the Libraries May 11

Explore Latino art and culture on May 11 at the Bob Lucas Branch Library, 2659 N. Lincoln Ave. The "We Tell Stories" troupe returns to the Altadena Libraries with their hit story-play Cuentos de la Familia/Stories of the Family, at 11 AM. At 3:30 PM, explore Latino arts & culture with craft activities, also at [...]

The Legend of the Meadows Chupacabra

The Legend of the Meadows Chupacabra

… has nothing to it, we're afraid. Last week, Jane Brackman asked for reports of sightings of a hairless, coyote-like canid who was seen around the Meadows (she is tracking the migration of this species, which is not a Chupacabra, by the way).  When we checked in with her at the Green Carriage House tour [...]

Springtime Sunday

Springtime Sunday

Another day of perfect weather, and a good time to enjoy the many activiites the day will bring. This morning, the Mt. Wilson Bicycling Association held a pancake breakfast and fundraiser on the Cobb Estate to help pay for their trail restoration work.   Quite a crowd gathered a short hike from the estate's gates. [...]

Art on Palm celebrates spring

Art on Palm celebrates spring

Today was the annual Art on Palm show, local artists selling their wares in the oak-filled confines of Wildwood Park on east Palm.  We were there — Bill Westphal was there — and here's what we found: Lovely art  on display in a lovely setting. Among the delights of Wildwood Park is its architecture — [...]

Earth Day fest in Pasadena today

Earth Day fest in Pasadena today

In addition to the groaning board of activities in Altadena this weekend, you may wish to take the family to Pasadena's Greening the Earth Day activities in Memorial Park and at the Armory Center for the Arts today (details here).   Of local interest, State Sen. Carol Liu will demonstrate planting a Blue Hesper Palm, a [...]

And now, above it all

And now, above it all

We send our care and sympathy to fellow Alta-blogger, Debbi Swanson Patrick (Altadena Above It All, Altadena Daily Photo), whose husband Steve lost his battle with cancer today.  Please keep her in your thoughts & prayers. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Hunevan’s novel approach to gardening

Hunevan’s novel approach to gardening

The LA Times Garden Blog takes a look at the garden of Altadena novelist (and our old seminary running buddy) Michelle Hunevan.  The takeaway for us: after buying a weed-infested lot, she buried it under  a 10-in. layer of horse manure, which cooked the weeds dead and matured into a formidable planting medium.  We give [...]

Gooden Open House Saturday, January 11

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