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Watercolor classes begin April 19 @ Coffee Gallery

Watercolor classes begin April 19 @ Coffee Gallery

Donna Barnes-Roberts will be starting another session of watercolor classes starting April 19 at the Coffee Gallery.  Classes meet in the afternoons from 1:30-4 PM for eight weeks.  For more details: http://barnesroberts.com/other1. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

House fire on Palm this morning

House fire on Palm this morning

Firefighters were dispatched to 1300 N. Palm St. this morning at about 4:18 AM this morning o fight a housefire.  According to LA County Fire Inspector Matt Levesque, four engines and a truck were sent to knock down the fire, which was over with at 4:50 AM.  All residents were accounted for, no injuries, cause [...]

Weather service says big storm on its way [UPDATED]

Weather service says big storm on its way [UPDATED]

Yeah, we've had several days of alarming forecasts followed by pleasant days for a couple of weeks now.  But by the look of things outside, it could be the real deal, especially overnight.  National Weather Service says: A STRONG LATE SEASON STORM WILL MOVE OVER THE REGION THROUGH MONDAY BRINGING STRONG AND POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS [...]

Weather service says big storm on its way

Weather service says big storm on its way

Yeah, we've had several days of alarming forecasts followed by pleasant days for a couple of weeks now.  But by the look of things outside, it could be the real deal, especially overnight.  National Weather Service says: A STRONG LATE SEASON STORM WILL MOVE OVER THE REGION THROUGH MONDAY BRINGING STRONG AND POTENTIALLY DAMAGING WINDS [...]

Springtime Altadena afternoon

Springtime Altadena afternoon

A little something for everybody today. The LA County Sheriff Dept. played the Central Altadena Little League seniors and majors at CALL's "Baseball Mania" fundraiser and picture day this afternoon. And if you're not as sports-oriented, the Altadena Library celebrated National Poetry Month with its annual "Poetry and Cookies" extravaganza. Poet Richard Dutton demonstrates the [...]

Gardens and martinis …

Gardens and martinis …

… the drier the better, at least in this climate!  LA Times takes some sneak peeks at the Theodore Payne Foundation's tour this weekend, and Altadenan Wynne Wilson's native plant garden is featured. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Blast from the past: Harold Lloyd and JPL

Blast from the past: Harold Lloyd and JPL

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

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Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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