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Friday Fun Flick: "G-Force"

Friday Fun Flick: "G-Force"
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They're rodents … and heroes!  The Altadena Library's Friday Fun Flick on Dec. 18 is last summer's hit, "G-Force." Rated PG, the show starts at 3:30 at the Altadena Main Library, 600 E. Mariposa. Admission is free. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

North Lake Pole Shop-Hop: small but spirited

North Lake Pole Shop-Hop: small but spirited

OK, the weather washed out the North Lake Pole Shop-Hop Festival, to the disappointment of many.  Some businesses (including Amy's Patio Cafe and Webster's Fine Stationers) remained open late, Altadena Junction held its photography showing, but it's tough to get people out on a night like this. That didn't stop some people, tho'.  A pile […]

Floodwatch: Sat., Dec. 12

Floodwatch: Sat., Dec. 12

As of about 4 PM Saturday afternoon, authorities are reporting mud and debris over part of the Angeles Crest Highway eight miles from the 210.  CHP and sheriff's are deployed around the area, so we (that is, me) is re-activating our emergency protocols — which means we'll be monitoring scanner traffic and all media, give […]

President Streets steps up to the season

President Streets steps up to the season

  The President Streets neighbors turned out this morning, rain or no, for the final push in the Altadena Sheriff's Station Food and Toy Drive on Harding.  Deputies accepted drive-thru donations (above, with Capt. Roosevelt Blow on the right in a non-uniform hat), but some neighbors walked right up from their homes, as did Bud […]

Christmas Tree Lane, now and then

Christmas Tree Lane, now and then

Sam Watters in the LA Times writes about Santa Rosa/Christmas Tree Lane.  On first glance, you think he's celebrating it, but a closer reading shows he's decrying the whole concept. Us, we like the lights. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

‘Tis the season: thieves target holiday deliveries

‘Tis the season: thieves target holiday deliveries

Carolyn Seitz of the Sheriff's Community Advisory Council reminds us of this old perennial: Warm greetings of the season to all, even on a cold, rainy day! Here's your reminder to not be a victim of criminals this year. It is being reported, although not yet in Altadena, that teams of people are again following […]

North Lake Pole Shop-Hop festival is still on!

North Lake Pole Shop-Hop festival is still on!

Too bad about the Christmas Tree Lane ceremony cancellation, but Molly Tierney of the Altadena Arts Coalition says the North Lake Pole Shop-Hop Festival is still on, rain or shine, starting at 6 PM Saturday. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Christmas Tree Lane events cancelled

Christmas Tree Lane events cancelled

We've been out all afternoon, so are just getting this information up: The Christmas Tree Lane Arts & Crafts Festival and lighting event have been cancelled due to the rain.  The lights will still go on, but there'll be no ceremony for it.  Very sad! Hello Friends of the Lane, Due to the weather forecast […]

Christmas season gets started in Altadena Saturday

Christmas season gets started in Altadena Saturday

Two exciting events happening tomorrow that you can't miss: The first annual Christmas Tree Lane Winter Arts & Crafts Festival starts at 2 PM in the parking lot of the Altadena Library, 600 E. Mariposa — followed by the 89th lighting ceremony of Altadena's Christmas Tree Lane. The Arts and Crafts Winter Festival includes  a […]

President Streets food and toy drive collection Sat.

President Streets food and toy drive collection Sat.

Residents of the Presidents (streets) are getting together Saturday to collect for the Altadena Sheriff's Station toy and food drive from 10 AM to 12 PM.  All the details are on the flyer, and thanks to Lisa Gibson (of Altadenablog sponsor Mike Gibson's Service Center) for helping put it together! Read the Full Story at […]