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Blast from the past: Harold Lloyd and JPL

Blast from the past: Harold Lloyd and JPL
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Local trail guy Paul Ayers shares some great "then and now" classic pictures with us: As some of you know, one of the other things I do is serve as a researcher on John Bengston’s series of books that reveal the shooting locations for the great silent movie comedians. Having contributed to John’s Buster Keaton […]

Who’s soaking in our pool? Living with bears

Who’s soaking in our pool?  Living with bears

Over in Sierra Madre, the local police have teamed up with the Lake Tahoe Bear League to put together a meeting on living with our ursine companions: Learning to Live with Bears Presentation by: The Lake Tahoe Bear League + Sierra Madre Police Department Living with Bears in your backyard? Dipping in your pool? Lounging […]

500,000

500,000

Altadenablog's first entry (which we think was "test") was in late September, 2007, as we were fiddling with formatting.  Our first actual news entry was in October.  It took us well over two months to get our first 1,000 pageviews. Today, April 8, 2010, we have crossed a marker: half a million page views.  We […]

Found dogs

Found dogs

Mary Ellen Schoeman says these two arrived in her yard — collars but no tags – and probably want to go home!  You can contact her at:  maryellenks@rocketmail.com Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Hipster lunch truck watch: It’s Kogi!

Hipster lunch truck watch:  It’s Kogi!

Kogi Korean Barbecue Tacos, scheduled appearance at 10:30 PM – 12:30 AM @ Coffee Gallery tonight.  We do this because we care! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Smash-and-grab at Cobb estate this PM

Smash-and-grab at Cobb estate this PM

A reader writes: I was just on Lake Ave. by the Cobb estate, and on my way to my car, I saw that the woman parked in front of me was talking to the police because her front seat passenger-side window had been smashed. She started her hike around the same time I did–around 1 […]

Tree down at Lincoln between Palm & Altadena Dr.

Tree down at Lincoln between Palm & Altadena Dr.

Got an email from Laura Monteros @ about 8:15 AM: There is a tree down on the west side of Lincoln between Palm & Altadena, blocking the street.  There are folding signs blocking the southbound lane at Palm and northbound lane at Lincoln, but evidently the sheriff doesn't want any traffic through at all as […]

Quake 3:40 PM, located in Baja

Quake 3:40 PM, located in Baja

Preliminary report on the quake is here.  Police/scanner traffic seems calm.  We felt it in our living room, but our wife and daughter in the kitchen felt nothing. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Altadena ACT-SO competition Sat.

Altadena ACT-SO competition Sat.

ALTADENA ACT-SO 2010 COMPETITION Competition: Sat. April 10, 2010 – from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00p.m.The competition is open to the public, friends and  family are welcome.         Participants  competing in dance, music and music composition will be performing between 10:00 am and 12:30pm.  Please check in no later than 9:30 Participants  competing in oratory, drama, film and entrepreneurship […]

The Lord is risen indeed

The Lord is risen indeed

Happy Easter, which is what we celebrate in our household (and Happy Passover, if that is what you celebrate, as well!  We're equal opportunity over here). Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog