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Foothill Water delays bond vote at least a year

Foothill Water delays bond vote at least a year
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We were working on this, but Glendale News Press beat us to it, so credit to them:  the Foothill Municipal Water District board decided to delay its planned bond issue until after two studies are completed.  Foothill's proposal to float $20 million in bonds was met with resistance from residents and directors of the water […]

You want fries with that?

You want fries with that?

The Frysmith truck made its maiden voyage to Altadena tonight — not as crowded as previous upscale lunch trucks, but the reviews were good. UPDATE: We knew Bill Westphal would be on the case, and we get his report after the jump. We got there just as the truck was pulling in.  There was a […]

"Primavera II" brings out the bloggers

"Primavera II" brings out the bloggers

Been so busy, haven't had time to say anything on our own event!  The second annual "Primavera in Altadena" potluck for the bloggers of the San Gabriel Valley was a hit, getting a little less than 50 people at its peak. Bloggers from Altadena, Pasadena, LCF, South Pas, and Glendale, as well as blogfans from […]

Forest Service to hold Cobb Estate "listening session" Sat.

Forest Service to hold Cobb Estate "listening session" Sat.

The U.S. Forest Service will hold a "listening session" this Sat., March 27, from 1-3 PM at the Community Center,730 E. Altadena Dr. According to District Ranger Michael McIntyre,  the Forest Service is looking for public input on the Cobb Estate, the popular hiking area at the end of Lake Ave.  "We're finding that people […]

Here, kitty kitty …

Here, kitty kitty …

Folks around Hollyslope Road have been visited by a bobcat in recent weeks.  Marty Ruch took this picture, which has been shared among the Hollyslope Road newsgroup members by moderator Bill Westphal (who, as usual, is on the case and will try to take better pictures). If you're living in the neighborhood, keep your pets […]

A new hipster lunch truck: "Frysmith"

A new hipster lunch truck: "Frysmith"

Yep, another gourmet roach coach is heading our way Tuesday: Frysmith will be an an undetermined Altadena location tomorrow night from 6-9 PM (it's French fries, of course!).  We'll let you know where they're going to be as soon as they do! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

We need to be two people today ….

We need to be two people today ….

… getting firehosed with household/family needs today — we'll have some updates late tonight, and more stuff for tomorrow morning!  Thanks for your patience! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Art on Palm spring show, Sat., April 24

Art on Palm spring show, Sat., April 24

Local artists and artisans will display their latest creations in a secluded private canyon garden at Art on Palm, Spring 2010, Sat., April 24th, 9:30 AM. – 5:30 PM at 1419 E. Palm Street. The one-day-only show and sale features ceramics, collage, drawings, encaustic, fabric, glass, jewelry, paintings, painted metal, mosaics, photography and woodcarvings.  Participating […]

Foothill Water board meeting Monday

Foothill Water board meeting Monday

We've heard through some activists on the Foothill Municipal Water District parcel tax issue that there will be a board meeting tomorrow, Mon., March 22, starting at 8:30 PM at FMWD offices at 4536 Hampton Rd. in La Canada Flintridge.  There is usually time for a short public comment during the meeting.  Google map here: […]

Barks & Books: read to Pearl at the Library, March 27

Barks & Books: read to Pearl at the Library, March 27

Read to Pearl, a friendly rescued poodle, at "Barks & Books" at the Altadena Library, 600 E. Mariposa, on Sat., March 27.  Children age 5-12 can read to her starting at 11 AM. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog