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Wyatt prelim scheduled for May 4

Wyatt prelim scheduled for May 4

Ralph Wyatt, 49, of Altadena, is scheduled for a preliminary hearing May 4. A registered sex offender, Wyatt is accused of breaking into women's homes and leaving sexually explicit notes of apology.  PSN has the details. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Altadena Arts Coalition hosts May Day Festival next weekend!

Altadena Arts Coalition hosts May Day Festival next weekend!

The Altadena Arts Coalition will be hosting another great community gathering with the May Day Festival coming up next Sat., May 1! Featured event is the debut of "Abstract: Altadena," a collection of images by local photographers that will be on display in Galloway Alley behind Steve's Bike Shop at Lake and Mariposa. There will [...]

Bald coyote in the Meadows?

Bald coyote in the Meadows?

Besides ably running the Altadena Historical Society (you ARE going to the G.G. Green carriage house tour this weekend?  Of course you are!) Jane Brackman is wondering if you have seen a dog-like animal that looks like a hairless coyote. Someone in the Meadows reported seeing such an animal.  Jane (in her other life that [...]

"The Altadena thing"

"The Altadena thing"

OK, fellow residents, we've made The Urban Dictionary, and it's not meant as a compliment!: definition of "The Altadena Thing": 1. When people stop while driving because they see someone they know walking on the sidewalk, and start talking to them, stopping traffic one way. 2. When people stop while driving because they see someone [...]

Dog story update: a happy ending

Dog story update: a happy ending

To celebrate the Altadenablog family's adoption of a rescue dog today (pictured, from the Pasadena Humane Society website: 3 yo German shepherd mix, name is still being debated — Otto?  Buzz?  Buddy?), we're printing this letter forwarded from Judy McAdoo, a followup to this story we ran in January about two orphaned Dalamations: Dear Judy, [...]

Coffee Gallery, front and back

Coffee Gallery, front and back

We know about the unparalleled variety of entertainment acts at the Coffee Gallery Backstage, but did you know that the coffee shop in the front has something going too almost every night of the week? Donna Barnes-Roberts has devoted a blog to the "frontstage" happenings at the Coffee Gallery, which includes lots of open mic [...]

Pasadena Weekly snares a first place for Station Fire coverage

Pasadena Weekly snares a first place for Station Fire coverage

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 [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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