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Stormwatch: rain tonight, watch for mud and debris, Canyon Crest impacts

Stormwatch: rain tonight, watch for mud and debris, Canyon Crest impacts
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Our local contact on county matters Carolyn Seitz has sent us the following: The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works has released information on the storm expected to arrive in our area around 6 pm Friday, February 19. The National Weather Service is predicting rainfall of 1 to 2 inches in the foothill areas […]

Counterfeit $100 bills circulating in the area

Counterfeit $100 bills circulating in the area

This message has been passed along from the Monrovia Chamber of Commerce by Altadena Sheriff Lt. Steven McLean: Attention Businesses: The Monrovia Police Department has sent us this information to pass on to our businesses.  The attached is what the altered bills look like. Secret Service has issued a warning about counterfeit bills being used […]

Grilled cheese at McGinty’s — umm, umm good!

Grilled cheese at McGinty’s — umm, umm good!

Yes, this has been happening often enough now that we think it deserves its own graphic! Reader Eric Wilson writes: My coworkers have been raving about the Grilled Cheese Truck (http://thegrilledcheesetruck.com/) and I just found out that it is coming to Altadena tomorrow (Friday) night from 7:00 to 10:00.  Let’s give them a reason to […]

Summer Concert Series

Summer Concert Series

The Altadena Sheriff's Support Group is promising another lively & exciting concert season this summer, including several repeaters. SSG's Bob Klomburg  tells us: I know it's way to early to begin publicizing the 14th Annual Summer Concert Series but I wanted to give you a heads up. For the first time in 14 years I […]

Wandering Rottweiler at Florecita

Wandering Rottweiler at Florecita

Erica tells us: There was a lost Rottweiler roaming around Florecita Farms on Wednesday around 3 PM. Scarred myself and thinking of the nearby Odyssey School, I called the Pasadena Humane Society to pick it up. It looked like it is injured and is a older male. If someone is missing a all black Rottweiler […]

What’s that chopper doing?

What’s that chopper doing?

Sheriff's got a call of a burglary in the neighborhood around Allen and New York at about noon today, so that's what the chopper's hovering around looking for. Scanner reports suspect is a male with red hair, but no other details. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Highlights from last night’s council meeting

Highlights from last night’s council meeting

Highlights of  last night's Altadena Town Council meeting: Changeups: La Vina resident Doug Colliflower was named to the town council seat 4603.01, vacated by Dennis Bridwell last month. Colliflower runs DC Golf, which operates the Altadena and Eaton Canyon golf courses.   In a shifting of responsibilities, Ruth Nielan was named vice-chair, and Jamie Bissner corresponding […]

Steven McLean named new Altadena sheriff captain

Steven McLean named new Altadena sheriff captain

At tonight's Altadena Town Council meeting, Sheriff Lt. Steven McLean was announced as Altadena Sheriff Station's new leader by departing Capt. Roosevelt Blow. According to a sheriff's department bio, Lt. McLean has served 30 years with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s  Department. His law enforcement career includes stints as training lieutenant, watch commander, special weapons […]

CERT training starts at La Crescenta this Sat.

CERT training starts at La Crescenta this Sat.

B A S I C  C . E . R . T .  C O U R S E C O M M U N I T Y E M E R G E N C YR E S P O N S E T E A M C O U R S E  I S  […]

Thank you …

Thank you …

… for your continued support of Altadena's community news source, Altadenablog!  We passed a lifetime 450,000 page views yesterday, and, according to Google Analytics, recorded about 41,000 page views in the past month, with about 7,800 unique visitors since Jan. 15.  Wow! Special thanks to those of you who put your money where your mouth […]