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Citizens of the Year

Citizens of the Year
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The indefagitable Bill Westphal sends this picture of Altadena Chamber Citizens of the Year "Mr. T" and C. Jake Truman, given recognition by state assemblyman Anthony Portantino. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Altadena Library presents "Griot" Feb. 9

Altadena Library presents "Griot" Feb. 9

Asha's Baba presents "Griot," an experience for all ages and all times, exposing audiences to the ancient West African Bardic tradition known as Jaliyaa on Tues., Feb. 9, at 7 PM at the Altadena Library, 600 E. Mariposa. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Altadena Connection now available

Altadena Connection now available

LA County's Altadena Connection, the community resource guide of local events and services, should have arrived in your mailbox and is available at the Community Center, library, senior center, and the usual places.  (We have a pdf version here.)  Particularly check out Page 11! We've also been asked to include a survey (another pdf document […]

Chandler School has ewaste collection Sat.

Chandler School has ewaste collection Sat.

The weekend do-gooder activities just keep piling up:  tomorrow., Jan. 30, 10 AM-2 PM, the Chandler School in Pasadena will be holding an event: Like to be as Green as possible but have a bunch of electronic stuff you'd like to get rid of? Chandler School in Pasadena is hosting an event this Saturday that […]

"Christmas Tree Lane: The Take Down!" starts Feb. 13

"Christmas Tree Lane: The Take Down!" starts Feb. 13

We received this message from Elizabeth Nelson of the Christmas Tree Lane Assn: Please come and join your neighbors and friends beginning February 13th from 9 AM to 12 PM for “Take Down”. As long as the weather permits, we will be taking the lights off the trees every Saturday and Sunday thereafter from 9 […]

We got troubles …

We got troubles …

The screen to our workhorse MacBook Pro went dark today, and we're not hip enough for the Apple Store to deal with it (we had to make an appointment just to leave it with them!)  so things may run a little light for the next few days! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Chamber events: mixer at Amy’s tonight, awards & installation dinner Fri.

Chamber events: mixer at Amy’s tonight, awards & installation dinner Fri.

Two Altadena Chamber of Commerce events coming up this week: First, this afternoon, Wed., the monthly chamber mixer is at Amy's Patio Cafe, corner of Lake & Altadena Dr., from 5:30-7 PM.  The chamber would like to have a HUGE turnout to support Amy's, which is OPEN OPEN OPEN (despite what the Pasadena Weekly says). […]

Bring your can to Coffee Gallery for some comedy Sat.!

Bring your can to Coffee Gallery for some comedy Sat.!

This Saturday night, Jan. 20 starting at 10 PM, the Coffee Gallery is holding its Cans for Comedy benefit. The price of admission is canned food that will be donated to Friends in Deed food pantry The line-up for this show includes Adam Norwest, Marsha Morgan, Brad Schecter, Courtney Ca, Julie Sandoval, Jorjeana Marie, Tracie […]

The end of an era: another icon falls.

The end of an era: another icon falls.

Yep, fans — the garage that held Brandon Walsh's basketball hoop on Beverly HIlls 90210 is no more.  Stalkerrific Lindsay gives us the whole story. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

D.I. blues

D.I. blues

Took us pretty much all day until we could get to this: PSN's Brian Charles today has a feature on former Altadena Town Councilman Keith "Sarge" Gibbs, whose program for at-risk youth was booted out of Muir High School last year. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog