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Altadena sheriffs honor pioneering women

Altadena sheriffs honor pioneering women
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There was laughter, tears, and stories of heroism at the Community Center this morning as the deputies of the Altadena Sheriff's Station honored their first three female patrol deputies. The gathering was in part in memory of retired Deputy Charlene "Charlie" Rottler, who died Jan. 3 of this year, but also in honor of Judy […]

The Forest is listening …

The Forest is listening …

… or at least the US Forest Service.  About 20 residents showed up at the Community Center for Saturday's listening session with the U.S. Forest Service on making plans for the future of the Cobb Estate.  District Ranger Michael McIntyre, above, listened to the often-passionate views of people who hike the popular area.  A site […]

Lunch truck watch: Qzilla BBQ

Lunch truck watch: Qzilla BBQ

The latest: just got a tweet from Qzilla (Southern/St. Louis style BBQ) that they'll be out sometime this morning at Lake & Calavaras (mention "rib bone" and get a free side, they say).  Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

And to all a good night

And to all a good night

One more before we sign off: some fan did a 60's opening for "Lost", as if done by (Altadena resident) Saul Bass! ———– Lost vs. Saul Bass from Hexagonall on Vimeo. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Library holds public meeting for Pasadena Water & Power

Library holds public meeting for Pasadena Water & Power

Pasadena Water & Power will be holding a public workshop at the Altadena Library Community Room at 600 E. Mariposa, starting at 6:30 PM.  The workshop will focus on current water sources and the pros and cons of developing new ones.  PSN has the details. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Lost pet: Oliver the cat

Lost pet: Oliver the cat

Cat missing since Monday, March 22nd Oliver – orange and white cat, 14 years old; last seen wearing a green collar He is diabetic and takes insulin shots twice a day Please contact – Kim at 626-993-7572 or Eileen at 626-808-1422 We live on E Calaveras, between Marengo and Raymond Read the Full Story at […]

Pasadena Educational Founation’s FANSS extends technology challenge

Pasadena Educational Founation’s FANSS extends technology challenge

Families and Neighbors Supporting Schools (FANSS), a parents group within the Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF), has extended the deadline of the Technology Challenge until May 31: TECHNOLOGY CHALLENGE MATCHING DONATION As its first project FANSS is launching a new Technology Challenge initiative to raise much-needed technology funds for PUSD schools. A local family has offered […]

Space and seismology at Caltech next week

Space and seismology at Caltech next week

If you're still not quite over that little shaker we had a few days ago, Michele A. Judd at the Keck Institute of Space Studies at Cal Tech alerted us to a relevant public panel presentation next week from earthquake superstar Lucy Jones: Modern Methods of Observing Earthquakes: What We Have Learned About Haiti and […]

Update: proposed oversize vehicle restrictions

Update: proposed oversize vehicle restrictions

Altadena town council chair Gino Sund has sent this explanation around to the newsgroups, and we're sharing it here, regarding proposed oversize vehicle parking restrictions: Neighbors, The proposed overnight parking restriction on oversized vehicles i.e. large recreational vehicles, buses, large boats, etc. has already generated a good amount of community input. Most of the respondents […]

Zane Grey play premieres at his estate to benefit library expansion

Zane Grey play premieres at his estate to benefit library expansion

Friends of the Altadena Library and The Moveable Theatre Company announce the world premiere staged reading of the winning entry from the Zane Grey Playwriting Contest: “Surprise Valley” by Mary Casey.  The performance and reception will take place Sat., May 1, 2010 at the former home of famed western author Zane Grey in Altadena at […]