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Arroyo Food Co-op open house and Repair Café Aug. 17

Arroyo Food Co-op open house and Repair Café Aug. 17
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by Timothy Rutt The Arroyo Food Co-op will be having an open house, with the bonus feature of a Repair Café. On Sat., Au. 17, the Co-op will partner with Transition Pasadena to hold an open house from 6-9 PM — and bring your broken items, because "volunteer tinkers and tailors will be on hand […]

Morning jolt July 29, 2013

Morning jolt July 29, 2013

Good morning! Map of the past: Sid Gally’s history tale in the Pasadena Star-News this week is the tale of Andrew McNally, who made his buck in Chicago (Rand McNally, anybody?) and bought 400 acres of ranchland in what is now Altadena. He built his mansion on Mariposa and Santa Rosa, of course, but also […]

Rhythms of the (Altadena) Village

Rhythms of the (Altadena) Village

Altadena Chamber board members welcome Rhythms of the Village in a ribbon-cutting Saturday afternoon. From left, Meredith Miller, Daniel Harlow, Onochie Chukwurah, Chamber President Ed Meyers, unidentified employee, and Marilyn Chukwurah by Timothy Rutt With drumming, color, and pageantry, Rhythms of the Village, a new shop dealing in African diaspora arts, held its grand opening […]

Town council taking applications for vacant seat

Town council taking applications for vacant seat

by Timothy Rutt Altadena Town Council chair Bernardean Broadous has sent out an email notice announcing that the council will consider applications for the vacancy in Census Tract 4603.02. No one ran for the open council seat in last month’s elections. Resident Ron Adams had submitted an application for the seat after the election and […]

Friday Library Movie: Smurfs

Friday Library Movie: Smurfs

Join us for our annual Summer Movie Extravaganza! From June 14 to July 26, every Friday at 3:00pm, the Altadena Library Youth Services will screen an exciting summer movie. It’s like Fun Flick Friday, every Friday in the summer! Smurfs (Rated PG; 103 minutes) When the evil wizard, Gargamel, chases the tiny blue Smurfs out […]

Loma Alta’s Park After Dark features food trucks tonight

Loma Alta’s Park After Dark features food trucks tonight

by Timothy Rutt Loma Alta Park’s "Parks After Dark" program continues tonight through Saturday from 5-9 PM, with an added twist tonight: food trucks! A Rockin’ Ice, My Tornado Potato, Burger Lunchador, and Macolicious have been burning up the Twittersphere with announcements that they will join tonight’s family-friendly and free activities at the park. Our […]

Found: money, Lake Avenue and Morada Place

Found: money, Lake Avenue and Morada Place

Altadena Sheriff Station Detective Ruby Munshi sends the following: US Currency found near the intersection of Morada Pl. and Lake Ave. on 07-19-13. To claim, contact Detective Munshi at Altadena Sheriff’s Station (626) 296-2119. Must identify the exact amount and the container. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Eagles 719 holding pancake breakfast for diabetes research Sunday

Eagles 719 holding pancake breakfast for diabetes research Sunday

The Fraternal Order of the Eagles is holding a pancake breakfast on Sunday, July 28, from 9 AM-12:30 PM. Proceeds are going to diabetes research. Everyone’s invited, take out is available, plates are $6 and up. Cash only, please, at 455 East Woodbury Road. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Waldorf School completing community building

Waldorf School completing community building

from the Pasadena Waldorf School Workers at the Pasadena Waldorf School in Altadena work on the school’s community building. Photo by Pasadena Waldorf School. The summer of 2013 brings the fulfillment of the vision to complete the multi-functional PWS Community Room on Pasadena Waldorf School’s lower campus. Thanks to a generous grant from the Judith […]

Marathon Road residents deal with power outages

Marathon Road residents deal with power outages

An SCE crew member escorts a couple with a baby through the construction on Marathon Road last week. Photos by Deb Halbertadt, Half City Productions. by Timothy Rutt Residents of Marathon Road are dealing with construction and power outage headaches, as Southern California Edison crews are replacing poles and other equipment in construction that started […]