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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 [...]

Foothill Water delays bond vote at least a year

Foothill Water delays bond vote at least a year

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 [...]

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