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Not much time left to RSVP for Neighborhood Watch conference

Not much time left to RSVP for Neighborhood Watch conference
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Carolyn Seitz of the sheriff's Community Advisory Committee writes about the Feb. 27 conference: If you haven't already sent in your RSVP for this great conference, please do that as soon as possible.  You won't want to miss this great day. We want to make sure we have handouts for everyone and plenty of food […]

Altadena Town Council 7 PM Tues

Altadena Town Council 7 PM Tues

  ..at the Community Center, 730 E. Altadena Dr. Chairman Gino Sund tells us of some things to look for: 1.  Not on the agenda but an issue that has come up is the removal of the Post Office Mail Boxes in Altadena.  I have had many complaints, particularly by senior residents, that the only […]

What not to give your sweetie on Valentine’s Day: a helicopter rescue

What not to give your sweetie on Valentine’s Day: a helicopter rescue

Per the Altadena Mountain Rescue page, a couple of inexperienced hikers were trapped in a steep ravine on Sunday afternoon, necessitating the sheriff's Air 5 bird swooping in.  Donald Taylor, 46, and Yumiko Okuho, 38, were not lost or injured, but they couldn't get out of the ravine near Echo Mountain. Read the Full Story […]

Pancakes @ St. Mark’s tomorrow

Pancakes @ St. Mark’s tomorrow

If you're shriving tomorrow,  you're invited to the annual Shrove Tuesday pancake supper at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 10104 E. Altadena Dr., 5-7 PM. (We'll be there — because we kind of have to!) $5/person or $15/family makes this Altadena's Tuesday night dining deal. Invite your friends and join us for pancakes, sausage, and spiced […]

Friday Fun Flick: "More Than a Game"

Friday Fun Flick: "More Than a Game"

This month's "Friday Fun Flick" at the Altadena Library is More Than a Game.  Rated PG, admission & popcorn are free.  3:30 PM at the Altadena Library Community Room, 600 E. Mariposa. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Wed. mom mixer celebrates a year of the Orange Cat

Wed. mom mixer celebrates a year of the Orange Cat

Altadenan Susan Carrier and her co-publisher, Troy Corley, are celebrating one year since they "adopted" The Orange Cat, a twice-a-month e-newsletter and website for San Gabriel Valley families. Orange Cat readers are invited to come in their most comfortable clothing to the first annual Orange Cat Mom Mixer on Wednesday, February 17, from 6:00 to […]

And for our next feat …

And for our next feat …

Thanks to our sponsors, and the readers who feel moved to hit the tip jar (to your right), Altadenablog is constantly making improvements to what the economists call our "plant." In the past year, we've increased our bandwidth, improved our graphics capability, got a REAL still camera, created a second computer station — all thanks […]

Danny’s Farm holds community open house March 13

Danny’s Farm holds community open house March 13

Danny's Farm Open House for the Altadena Community PLEASE JOIN US FOR AN OPEN HOUSE, TO LEARN MORE ABOUT DANNY’S FARM AND ITS ROLE IN OUR COMMUNITY Saturday, March 13th • 10-noon Located at the Altadena Stables • 3064 Ridgeview Drive• Altadena              Building Friendships       Learning about Animals   Accessibility & Empowerment […]

Education Spectrum & Breakthru Fitness announce special needs classes

Education Spectrum & Breakthru Fitness announce special needs classes

Altadena-based Education Spectrum and Breatkthru Fitness in Pasadena are offering fitness classes for special needs children ages 7 thru 17.  Details in the flyer. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Bright Futures Scholars hold leadership development workshop

Bright Futures Scholars hold leadership development workshop

The Bright Futures Scholars participated in a day long leadership development workshop Feb. 6 as part of their mandatory monthly meetings. Prominent community leaders Congressman Adam Schiff, Assemblymember Anthony Portantino, Dean of Scholars Dr. Sandra E. Thomas, Altadena Sheriff Station Captain Roosevelt Blow, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, and Pasadena Interim Chief of Police […]