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Stormwatch: evacs at Paradise Valley

Stormwatch: evacs at Paradise Valley
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The Westphal weathercam as of 2:30 this afternoon.  2.4 inches recorded since midnight 4 PM: Greg Stanton at the Meadows blog tells us that lower Canyon Crest is impassable and emergency crews are onsite (apparently the creek has overflowed). 2:30 PM: Just got back from running absolute-have-to-errands. Lights are doing the on-off thing here in […]

Farmer’s market for Charles White Park?

Farmer’s market for Charles White Park?

Wes Kawano of the county Dept. of Parks and Recreation is looking for your ideas: The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation (Altadena District) will be proposing to start a farmer's market at our Charles White Park. Charles White was chosen because it is the most vendor friendly area out of the three […]

Barks & Books Jan. 23

Barks & Books Jan. 23

Young readers age 5-12 get a chance to read to Pearl, a friendly rescued standard poodle, during Barks and Books at the Altadena Library Children's Room, starting at 11 AM on Sat., Jan. 23 Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Town council, PUSD board in joint meeting Tues.

Town council, PUSD board in joint meeting Tues.

The Altadena Town Council will start its regular meeting on Tuesday as a joint session with the Pasadena Unified School District Governing Board, followed by the regular meeting. Please note that the meeting will start an hour earlier, at 6 PM. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Red Cross collecting at the Rose Bowl today for Haiti

Red Cross collecting at the Rose Bowl today for Haiti

Just got word that KNBC is holding a drive-thru at the Rose Bowl until 7 PM today — drive in and give 'em your check to the Red Cross for Haitian relief. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Coffee Gallery Backstage to hold Haiti benefit Sunday

Coffee Gallery Backstage to hold Haiti benefit Sunday

Bob Stane of the Coffee Gallery Backstage says that Sunday's matinee will be a benefit for agencies helping out in the wake of the Haitian earthquake: I was somewhat confused about where to send money.  I have several charities I like but a perfect solution was handed me by one of the voiceover stars of […]

Get ready for severe storms on the way

Get ready for severe storms on the way

At least that's what we're hearing from all quarters. President Streets' Steve Bass tells us: There's been a buzz among weather people for the last few days. They're all saying it might be a stormy couple of weeks for California with a series of strong Pacific storms. According to interpretations of models from the National […]

Keep watchin’ this space

Keep watchin’ this space

A lot going on today (that didn't make it into the pages of the website yet, sorry!)  There are several things we've been watching that're in the hopper, including lots of warnings about the upcoming storms.  Expect major updates tomorrow. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Viewing problems?

Viewing problems?

Some of our readers have said that the blog isn't appearing properly in their browsers — usually the first story is OK, but earlier entries get pushed to the side.  We haven't had any problems over here, and we've looked at it  on several computers with different browsers and can't find anything.  If this is […]

Commotion by Altadena Community Church

Commotion by Altadena Community Church

… near corner of Lake & Altadena Dr., ambulances, squad cars, etc., about 1:45 PM.  Sheriff's station tells us it involves a woman who passed out in a taxicab. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog