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Summer concert series dates announced

Summer concert series dates announced
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The 14th Annual Summer Concert Series in Farnsworth Park dates have been set, according to the Sheriff's Support Group of Altadena. The dates are: 7/3, 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31, 8//7, 8/14, 8/28, and the Grand Finale will be on September 11th. Business and corporate sponsors are still needed to help fund this fantastic Altadena tradition. […]

Altadena Baptist to host Toastmasters chapter

Altadena Baptist to host Toastmasters chapter

Pastor George Van Alstine at Altadena Baptist Church tells us something new they're starting (altho' we didn't think teetotaling Baptists made toasts!): Altadena Baptist Church will host a new Toastmasters chapter in the near future.   Toastmasters is a proven avenue for building self-confidence and effective public speaking, using practical principles and encouraging feedback from other […]

Stormwatch Tuesday night

Stormwatch Tuesday night

Photo: The Altadena Weathercam records snow at about 3800 ft. at about 8 PM tonight (Bill Westphal) Carolyn Seitz shares this: At this evening's conference call with the Incident Commanders, we learned the following things: During today's rains, there were no injuries, no damage and no reportable incidents attributable to flooding, mud or debris flows […]

Altadena man charged in burglary, stalking, sexual battery

Altadena man charged in burglary, stalking, sexual battery

An Altadena man was charged with four counts of burglary, one of stalking, and one count of sexual battery following his Feb. 3 arrest by Altadena sheriff's detectives. Ralph Wyatt, 49, described as a black male, was arrested at his home on the 1000 block of E. Woodbury Rd. where "conclusive evidence of his involvement […]

Current storm information Tues.

Current storm information Tues.

We're keeping this at the top of the page today. 11 AM:  Received by us from town council chair Gino Sund: I just returned from surveying Altadena with Capitan Blow.  As of now things look pretty good.  Most catch basins are only partially filled and the work crews are continuing to clear the Canyon Crest […]

Millard still evac’d, Meadows watching and waiting

Millard still evac’d,  Meadows watching and waiting

Carolyn Seitz of the Sheriff's Community Advisory Council is passing out this news: The purpose of this email is to provide information made available to the Altadena area, as well as other areas of Los Angeles County affected by recent fires and the last two storm events. The County of Los Angeles continues to work […]

LWV sponsors open government community forum March 6

LWV sponsors open government community forum March 6

Access to Impact: Using Open Government to Create Change A community forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters Pasadena Area and its Community Partners Saturday, March 6, 2010  8:30 a.m.-Noon Neighborhood Church, 301 North Orange Grove Boulevard, Pasadena Free parking. Morning refreshments. Translation. RSVP 626-798-0965 or e-mail lwvpasocialpolicy@gmail.com Altadena Library District is a community […]

PUSD staff to recommend rejection of 3rd Aveson school

PUSD staff to recommend rejection of 3rd Aveson school

Aveson Charter Schools, which presently runs two charter schools at the Noyes school property in Altadena, is trying to start a third in northwest Pasadena.  Brian Charles of PSN says that PUSD staff will recommend rejecting Aveson's petition for a School for the Arts, because it will take up to $2 million away from an […]

Another storm on its way

Another storm on its way

This from the screamin', all-caps National Weather Service: another significant storm heading this way, maybe reaching the area tonight and going on thru Wednesday, weather, flood, and mud warnings and watches possible.  Full NWS report after the jump: A STRONG AND VERY COLD UPPER LOW OFF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST COAST THIS AFTERNOON IS FORECAST TO […]

Canyon Crest to open soon

Canyon Crest to open soon

Got this message from town council chairman Gino Sund at roughly 4 PM: This latest I have is that the road will be open to one way traffic is a couple of hours.  Trails are being installed to divert the water.  Emergency use is currently allowed at this time. Laura Monteros at the Examiner has some […]