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Gilbert & Sullivan & Eliot …

Gilbert & Sullivan & Eliot …

Pacific Opera Project’s production of "The MIkado" entertained 150 students in a special performance Wednesday morning at Porticos Art Space. All photos by Martha Benedict. by Timothy Rutt Students from Eliot Middle School and Sierra Madre Elementary School were treated to a special performance of "The Mikado" by the Pacific Opera Project Wednesday morning. POP’s [...]

Sheriffs release video of Eaton Canyon rescue

Sheriffs release video of Eaton Canyon rescue

by Timothy Rutt The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has released video of one of the Aug. 30 rescues from Eaton Canyon. According to the sheriff’s department, a man and a woman were trapped on the side of a cliff in Eaton Canyon near the first waterfall (a popular route for people trying to reach [...]

"Hot August Night" in September: Neil Diamond tribute wraps up concert series

"Hot August Night" in September: Neil Diamond tribute wraps up concert series

by Timothy Rutt Sheriff Support Group Summer Concert Series producer Robert Klomburg passed on this warning to us: Van Nixholme, whose All American Audio Visual provides the sound and light for the Farnsworth concert series as well as others around the area, said that next Saturday’s artist, Dean Colley, usually draws 2,000 people to a [...]

"Mrs. Altadena," Rosa Johnson, dies at 103

"Mrs. Altadena," Rosa Johnson, dies at 103

by Timothy Rutt Sandra Thomas, left, introduces Rosa "Mrs. Altadena" Johnson at the Altadena 125th birthday celebration on Nov. 3, 2012. Rosa Johnson — a longtime active resident, graced with the name "Mrs. Altadena" — died Aug. 31, the day after her 103rd birthday. Daugher Rosemarie Wallack of Irvine said that Johnson died peacefully in [...]

A POP Mikado at Porticos next weekend

A POP Mikado at Porticos next weekend

by Timothy Rutt The Pacific Opera Project will perform Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado this coming weekend, Sept. 6-8, but with a Japanese pop twist. The performance at Porticos Art Space (2033 E. Washington), inside St. James United Methodist Church, transports the opera from the days of Japanese royalty in silk kimonos to the neon-colored [...]

Afternoon Delight: Five Acres raffle delivers, and Altadenan takes judge’s robes

Afternoon Delight: Five Acres raffle delivers, and Altadenan takes judge’s robes

The Rancho Bar says that the Crosby & Nash/Five Acres Benefit ticket raffle last week netted (besides the $300 for concert tickets) another $400 for Five Acres. Winner of the concert tickets was local rocker Jet Trego, who we’re sure had a good time! Gail O’Rane, 40, a veteran public defender in capital cases, was [...]

Breaking: fire at El Sereno

Breaking: fire at El Sereno

Firefighters are mopping up after a garage fire at 2291 El Sereno Friday night. Residents say there was a sound of an explosion from the garage. The home next door caught fire as well. More to come. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Crime blotter: vehicle, residential, and package thefts

Crime blotter: vehicle, residential, and package thefts

Somebody has an inversion table that doesn’t belong to them, and this week’s 24 Hour Fitness count is two. Crime blotter provided by the Altadena Sheriff Station. Sunday, August 18 Between 9:00 AM and 5:30 PM – A grand theft occurred in the 3500 block of McNally Avenue. Loss: American Standard A/C unit. 3:15 PM [...]

Five Acres annual golf classic and dinner Sept. 23

Five Acres annual golf classic and dinner Sept. 23

from Five Acres Five Acres continues celebrating 125 years of service at its annual Golf Classic and Dinner to be held on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 at San Gabriel Country Club. Proceeds from this event will benefit Five Acres’ pioneering services that ensure safety, well being and permanency for more than 6,500 children and families [...]

Folly Bowl: "Threading" event Saturday-Sunday night

Folly Bowl: "Threading" event Saturday-Sunday night

The Folly Bowl welcomes Carole Kim in a two-night event combining visual art and sound. "Threading: hidden folds of the query" will take place Saturday and Sunday night at the outdoor amphitheater. Doors open at 7:30 PM, $10 suggested donation, $5 for children. Performers include: CAROLE KIM video, hand sewn scrim KAORU MANSOUR hand sewn [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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