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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

Ready for our close-up

Ready for our close-up

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 [...]

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