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Ready for our close-up

Ready for our close-up
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Once again, we'll be on "Our Town" on KPAS, hosted by Michele Zack, this evening at 9 PM, discussing Altadena news and taking your calls. Of course, this is the day after all the channels have been changed for Charter subscribers.  City of Pasadena programming (i.e. KPAS), which has been on 55 for over twenty […]

Naiditch remembers the refugee years

Naiditch remembers the refugee years

Altadenan Hannah Naiditch, 90, has published a memoir of her time as Jewish refugee from Austria during the war, titled Memoirs of a Hitler Refugee: Activism and Issues Define My Life.  Naiditch is profiled in the San Gabriel Valley newspapers by Sandra T. Molina. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Year of the Cat

Year of the Cat

This month marks the first anniversary that the Mighty Altadena Blogger Susan Carrier (along with partner Troy Corley) have been in charge of The Orange Cat, an invaluable service to beleaguered LA-area parents.  Anissa V. Rivera looks at Carrier and Corley, mom-hood, and whattya do with those kids? Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Lost pets update

Lost pets update

Got a couple of notices about missing animals this evening: First, good news: If you remember Rosie the dog, who took off around the holidays, her owner Susan Ruffins tells us: Thank you Altadena and thank you Altadena Blog!  Our wanderlust dog, Rosie,  is back home and all is well.   And second, Bo Astrup […]

SGV Bloggers: save the date!

SGV Bloggers: save the date!

… the SGV bloggers' potluck, "Primavera in Altadena II," is scheduled for March 20 at Farnsworth Park.  More to come! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Kyoda and Celaya featured in January library exhibit

Kyoda and Celaya featured in January library exhibit

On view in the Altadena Library Community Room during the month of January:  Artwork by Jaqueline Kyoda (top) and David Celaya. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Pasadena police recover Altadena truck

Pasadena police recover Altadena truck

Lojack got another one: this PSN story tells about the Pasadena PD recovering a truck stolen in Altadena on Sunday.  After all these tow truck theft stories, it's nice to know they get one once in awhile. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Reading the tea leaves

Reading the tea leaves

Been catching up on coverage of Saturday's Tea Party conclave in Altadena. First, conservative blogger Robert Stacy McCain (who blogs as "The Other McCain") shares his article  about John Colbert, who is setting himself up as the Republican candidate to face off against Rep. Adam Schiff (McCain doesn't seem to know that Altadena isn't in […]

Conservancy says: take a hike at Rubio Canyon

Conservancy says: take a hike at Rubio Canyon

Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy is announcing a series of hikes on their new property: Dear Friends of the Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy: HAPPY NEW YEAR! What better way to start off the new year than with guided hikes on our newly acquired historic Rubio Canyon parcel. Please join us for one or more of the […]

Library’s Fun Flick Fridays resume Jan. 15: "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs"

Library’s Fun Flick Fridays resume Jan. 15: "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs"

"Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" is the Altadena Library's Friday Fun Flick, 3:30-5 PM Jan. 15, rated PG.  Popcorn, refreshments, and admission, all free! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog