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400,000

400,000

While we weren't looking, we passed the 400,000 lifetime pageviews threshold yesterday.  EEEEK! Thanks to all of our readers, our wonderful contributors, our advertisers, and those who are moved to donate to the tip jar (on the right-hand column — if you feel so moved!).  It has been a crazy 2+ years, but very rewarding, [...]

It’s Poetry & Cookies time at the Library!

It’s Poetry & Cookies time at the Library!

Local poets who would like to be part of the Altadena Library’s annual Poetry and Cookies program and be included in the library's annual poetry publication, should submit poems single spaced along with a two sentence bio to pdutton@altadenalibrary.org by February 15. Up to 78 lines not more than 50 spaces in length may be [...]

Burglars: the latest variation

Burglars: the latest variation

From our friend, Pasadena PIO Ann Erdman: the latest wrinkle in burglaries, and no reason why a version of it couldn't happen here: BURGLAR POSES AS PASADENA CITY EMPLOYEE   There have been two recent incidents of a man claiming to be a Pasadena Water and Power employee, entering homes under the guise of checking [...]

Relay for Life kickoff Jan. 30

Relay for Life kickoff Jan. 30

The American Cancer Society invites individuals and families who want to celebrate the lives of those who have faced cancer, remember loved ones lost and fight back against the disease to join us at our Relay For Life of Altadena Kickoff on Sat., Jan. 30 at 2 PM at the Altadena Library, 600 E. Mariposa.In [...]

Hike Rubio Canon Jan. 16

Hike Rubio Canon Jan. 16

Mountain man Greg Sweet tells us about this event next Sat: Sat 1/16/2010  (9 am) Hike Rubio Canyon with the Arroyos and Foothills Conservancy.  Hike through AFC's Rubio Canyon parcel to the waterfalls with guide/interpreter Paul Ayres. Paul will point out important highlights of the parcel on the way to and from the Rubio Canyon [...]

Homeless dogs on the spot

Homeless dogs on the spot

Pictured: Julie, left, and Dottie Judith McAdoo sent us this heart-rending tale: I have a good friend, Paula, who lives in Bellingham, Wa. This last summer her mother was killed and her father dreadfully injured in an auto accident while on vacation. The father is still in neuro rehab and will never be able to return [...]

Annie Fourguette photographs @ Coffee Gallery

Annie Fourguette photographs @ Coffee Gallery

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Ibarionex Perello on KPCC tonight

Ibarionex Perello on KPCC tonight

Local photog Ibarionex Perello will be featured in American Public Media's The Story tonight, talking about his mentor and the Boy's Club in Hollywood, where he first learned the art of shutterbugging.  It will air locally on KPCC at 8 PM. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Miss the Coffee Gallery last night?

Miss the Coffee Gallery last night?

Donna Barnes-Roberts, who should really have enough to do already, has started at new blog, Atthecoffeegallery.com, with videos of acts at our local performing venue.  Some videos of the New Year's party are up now — check 'em out! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Have you seen Rosie?

Have you seen Rosie?

And yet another lost dog!: Susan Ruffins mails us: Friends watching our dog over the holidays reported that she dashed out the front door and hightailed it into the pass between La Canada and Altadena.  The dog's name is Rosie and she is a small(ish) white terrier with black spots. Her ears are too large [...]

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