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UPDATE: Canyon Crest washed out, Meadows cut off

UPDATE: Canyon Crest washed out, Meadows cut off
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Thanks to our Meadows readers and the omnipresent Bill Westphal for sharing the what's going on. (Bill took the picture this morning of the collapsed pavement and the car in the middle of it to your left). Our readers tell us that there was a massive debris flow coming down the creek that not only […]

San Gabriel Valley Blogger’s Potluck: Primavera in Altadena II

San Gabriel Valley Blogger’s Potluck: Primavera in Altadena II

Well, the Mighty Bloggers of Altadena (us, Deb Swanson Patrick of Altadena Above It All and Altadena Daily Photo; Susan Carrier of Open Mouth Insert Fork, Cancer Banter, and The Orange Cat; and Karin Bugge, the legendary Altadenahiker) didn't learn their lesson last spring, so once again this year we will be hosting the spring […]

Ian Whitcomb turns ’em on

Ian Whitcomb turns ’em on

Fun for a Friday: Hometown Pasadena interviews Altadena fixture Ian Whitcomb, who says of his adopted hometown: "It’s a lawless place of eccentrics, layabouts, blowhards and gangs. There aren’t enough Jews."  No comment from this quarter on any of that!  But we note that Whitcomb joins a crowd of people in Hometown's "Creative Types" section […]

Flash flood watch today

Flash flood watch today

From the all-caps National Weather Service: …FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE RECENT BURN AREAS… THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR * THE RECENT BURN AREAS IN VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES. * THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON * RAINFALL RATES COULD EXCEED ONE HALF INCH PER HOUR AT […]

"In The Name of Love": V-Day benefit for Haiti @ Coffee Gallery

"In The Name of Love": V-Day benefit for Haiti @ Coffee Gallery

Celebrate Valentines Day At The Coffee Gallery IN THE NAME OF LOVE: A BENEFIT FOR THE PEOPLE OF HAITI FEATURINGJULIE SANDOVAL, ComedianRIUA AKINSHEGUN, Writer/PerformerANDHOBERLEIGH PHREIGH Performing"Over The Caesar Salad" By SARA HUNTERFINN CARTER and LESLIE PERRY In"The Muse" By Leslie PerryWithLAURA VEGA, MC SUNDAY FEBRUARY 14th at 3:30 p.m.Coffee Gallery Backstage2029 North Lake Ave.Altadena, CA […]

Welcome Altadenablog sponsor: scissors/paper/rock salon & boutique

Welcome Altadenablog sponsor: scissors/paper/rock salon & boutique

scissors/paper/rock, Yolande Carson’s salon and boutique at 1864 N. Allen, strives to be a place to be stylish and a place to relax. “We like it to be intimate, so the clients get one-on-one treatment, like it’s their place,” she said.  “A place to go to go to the refrigerator and get a drink, a […]

More found animals [UPDATE]

More found animals [UPDATE]

UPDATE:  Tiny is home, thanks to our compadre Karin the Altadenahiker!  Check the comments for the full dish! Two more before we call it a day: From Joell: A dog was found on Sacramento St close to El Molino Ave today with a black collar and no home.  A neighbor brought him to me to […]

More found animals

More found animals

Two more before we call it a day: From Joell: A dog was found on Sacramento St close to El Molino Ave today with a black collar and no home.  A neighbor brought him to me to see if I could find the owner of this incredibly cute and friendly little dog.  I have attached […]

For rent: garage, starred in "Transformers"

For rent: garage, starred in "Transformers"

Thanks to an alert reader who spotted this on Craig's List:  Ronnie's Automotive is up for lease. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Register now for pre-SAT test at the library

Register now for pre-SAT test at the library

Don't forget: there's still time to register for a free practice SAT test at the Altadena Library Feb.20 — you must pre-register to participate.  The library will also have a workshop revealing results and SAT strategies on Tues., March 2. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog