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Found dog: black lab

Found dog: black lab

Laura Graham tells us Found in Altadena, Female Black Lab, collar, no tags, wandering Maiden Lane above New York. She maybe 2 years, 50-60 pounds. She safe and has a new friend, but I'm sure she would like to get home as soon as she can, as she is obviously well loved. Please call Laura @ […]

The top 10 Altadena stories of 2009

The top 10 Altadena stories of 2009

Burglaries, businesses, the Fork, town council, graffiti — and oh yes, fire.  Here’s our absolutely non-objective and highly opinionated look at Altadena’s Top 10 news stories of 2009: (Photo of Poppyfield/Olive area by Bethany Baird, Aug. 29) Station Fire:  One of the worst fires in the history of the Angeles National Forest swept through our […]

End of year open thread

End of year open thread

What do you have to get off your chest before the end of the year?  Comment away! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Replanting the forest

Replanting the forest

We were asked to pass on this information from the National Forest Service about volunteer efforts to restore the trees in the forest.  The graphics are a letter from Supervisor Jody Noiron (yeah, we know, settle down over there!), and information on the Plant a Tree program, after the jump. Much of our response to […]

Hiker rescued

Hiker rescued

Got lots of reports of emergency vehicles going up Chaney Trail, and have been listening to the scanner off and on this afternoon.  Sheriffs mounted a rescue of a hiker, who was picked up sometime between 2 and 3 PM and helicoptered to Huntington Memorial Hospital with a leg injury.  More as we get it. […]

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

We celebrate the Nativity of the Lord in our household today, and wish you the best of the season, whatever you call it and however you choose to celebrate it.  Blogging will be light or nonexistent today, and we are rerunning last year's piece: About 15 years ago, we were looking for a creche — […]

Shop-hop happy

Shop-hop happy

Today at Steve's Bike Shop was the drawing for everyone who participated in last weekend's Altadena Arts Coalition North Lake Pole Shop Hop, and it was a nice addition to the Christmas season. Top: Rosie Rutt (with brother Jake and Ben McGinty) draws the grand prize winner of a bike from Steve's Bike Shop.  Bottom: […]

Relay for Life meeting Jan. 30

Relay for Life meeting Jan. 30

Sarah Eagle of the American Cancer Society tells us that the first informational meeting for Altadena's second Relay for Life will be at Jan. 30, 2-4 PM at the Altadena Library, 600 E Mariposa St.  The Relay itself will be at Loma Alta Park on May 15-16. Find out how you can join the fight […]

‘Tis the season to help others

‘Tis the season to help others

The Altadena Library's Heather Firchow and members of the library's Teen Advisory Council took some time to help out at the Foothill Unity Center's food and toy box giveaway in Arcadia this weekend, and she wrote about it in her blog! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Winter break teen movie Dec. 30: "9"

Winter break teen movie Dec. 30: "9"

On Wed., Dec. 30 @ 4:00 PM the Altadena Library District will present Tim Burton’s “9” as our Winter Break Teen Movie. During your winter break from school, come to the library for popcorn and a movie. Tim Burton’s “9” is a post-apocalyptic world where rag dolls band together to survive. Featuring the voices of: […]

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