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This Sat: North Lake Pole Shop Hop and Xmas Tree Lane boutique (only drier!)

This Sat: North Lake Pole Shop Hop and Xmas Tree Lane boutique (only drier!)
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You knew that the Altadena Arts Coalition was planning to salvage last week's rained out Shop Hop, didn't you? FIRST, the businesses involved are extending the qualification time for the Grand Raffle until December 24. During this time, visit the listed merchants, businesses, & restaurants to get a star affixed to your Shop Hop card to qualify for […]

Free H1N1 flu shots at Farnsworth Park Fri.

Free H1N1 flu shots at Farnsworth Park Fri.

Y'all come now: free shots for H1N1 (swine flu) will be given out at Farnsworth Park Fri., Dec. 18, from 9 AM to 2 PM, by the Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Health. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Patience!

Patience!

We're planning some massive updates for late tonight — a LOT of criminal activity in the past couple of days, plus just got news of collision w/ambulances responding at Woodbury and Fair Oaks (5:15 PM). Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Altadena town council meeting surprisingly uneventful

Altadena town council meeting surprisingly uneventful

At last night's town council meeting: The council started at 7:30 tonight, after having a closed executive meeting following the resignation of Herbert Simmons. Chairman Gino Sund gave a brief report that they had investigated Simmons following numerous complaints, and kept the investigation confidential to protect Simmons and the council as a whole. The investigation […]

Simmons resigns from town council

Simmons resigns from town council

Embattled Altadena Town Councilman Herbert Simmons resigned today, hours before the closed meeting that was to determine if he would be removed from his council seat. The letter reads, in part: I will no longer be part of an organization that does not operate as a legitimate government and that is not open, transparent, and […]

Altadena: the real (estate) deal

Altadena: the real (estate) deal

Realtor Tracy King has some interesting charts and comments on home prices in Altadena. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Lake Ave. businesses extend qualification time for Grand Raffle

Lake Ave. businesses extend qualification time for Grand Raffle

Just received this from (Altadenablog sponsor) Webster's Fine Stationers:  the Shop Hop event was washed out, but, you can still win valuable prizes! Tis The Season To Be Hoppy! Shop-hoppy, that is! Because the North Lake Pole Winter Festival and Shop Hop was cut short by the pounding deluge Saturday afternoon, the businesses involved will […]

Super Saturday Family Storytime at the Library, Dec. 19

Super Saturday Family Storytime at the Library, Dec. 19

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Floodwatch: Sun., Dec. 13

Floodwatch: Sun., Dec. 13

6 PM Relatively uneventful day, flood-wise, but we have to call it a night (family emergency).  Before we go, we do hear from the sheriff's that the four stranded Eaton Canyon hikers were recovered safely. 8 AM National Weather Service has extended the flash flood warning for Station Fire areas until 4:45 PM today. 7 […]

Floodwatch: Sun., Dec. 6

Floodwatch: Sun., Dec. 6

7 AM We have lots to do outside today, so will be updating sporadically, but here's what we have now: Millard Canyon residents were evacuated before dark last night, per newsgroups.  There were some mudslides in the area. We are still in a flash flood advisory until 9 AM today, with more rain expected. —— […]