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Arts in Altadena is the topic on "Our Town" Wed. night

Arts in Altadena is the topic on "Our Town" Wed. night

Michele Zack will be sitting in for Marie Stein on Our Town, Wed. 9 PM, on Charter’s Arroyo Channel 32 (or watch streaming video on your computer at PasadenaCommunityNetwork.com).   " Michele and Ben McGinty, whose “Gallery at the End of the World” is the center of Altadena’s art scene, will discuss not only the [...]

Sandra Thomas is 5th District "Woman of the Year"

Sandra Thomas is 5th District "Woman of the Year"

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and the Los Angeles County Commission for Women has selected Dr. Sandra E. Thomas, Altadena Council Member and CEO of the Quality of Life Center inc, (home of the Bright Futures Scholars), as one of the award recipients for the 25th Annual Women of the Year Award. Dr. [...]

"Barks & Books" at the library this Sat.

"Barks & Books" at the library this Sat.

This Saturday at the Altadena Library, read to the lovable poodle Pearl for "Barks & Books," starting at 11 AM at the library, 600 E. Mariposa. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

The cheese stands … with a crowd

The cheese stands … with a crowd

Bill Westphal and the lovely Mrs. were out and about last night, and caught the crowd gathered in front of the Grilled Cheese Truck at McGinty's.  We confess that the lure of waiting in a long line to pay a premium price for something you'll devour in about two minutes escapes us, but it looks [...]

Black History Parade starts today at Charles White Park @ 10 AM

Black History Parade starts today at Charles White Park @ 10 AM

The Pasadena Independent has the details of today's Black History Month parade, starting at 10 AM today at Charles White Park and ending at Robinson Park in Pasadena. (The guy on the right used to live in Pasadena when he went to Oxy — wonder whatever happened to him?) Read the Full Story at Altadena [...]

Stormwatch: everything seems to be in place

Stormwatch:  everything seems to be in place

Yes, we know the sky is blue and partly cloudy right now.  It won't last.  Carolyn Seitz relays some public safety information: As of 11 am today, the following information is being provided by Incident Command for the coming storm: Rainfall is still being anticipated at 1 to 2 inches in the foothill areas with [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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