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Art weekend starts Friday at Lake & Mariposa

Art weekend starts Friday at Lake & Mariposa
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Just received from Walt Trepashko from Photography by Walt: SAVE THE DATES!  Art Weekend! Dec 4th-6th and Dec 12th North Lake Pole "Shop Hop" Festival!  Dec 4th-6th!  At the corner of Lake & Mariposa!  PHOTO SHOW AND FRAME SALE!!!!! Photography by Walt  will be having a photo exhibit of owner Walt Trepashko's Travel work.  Frame […]

Winter Solstice celebration at Farnsworth Park Dec. 20

Winter Solstice celebration at Farnsworth Park Dec. 20

Something for everybody!  We found this activity (to take place at the Davies Building) from the Men's Center of Los Angeles. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Request: want to form a neighborhood Yahoo group?

Request: want to form a neighborhood Yahoo group?

———- View Proposed HAHA boundaries in a larger map ———– We subscribe to most of the neighborhood newsgroups to keep up with what's going on, and have been very impressed with how well they communicate and what they do — the neighborhood groups were very active during the Station Fire, they share burglary information with […]

Center for Community and Family Services gets $1.6 million grant

Center for Community and Family Services gets $1.6 million grant

Per PSN, the Center for Community and Family Services of Altadena will get $1.6 million in federal stimulus dollars to, among other things, hire 29 more teachers and serve 114 more children for the Early Head Start program. (The Center has its headquarters in Pasadena, and runs programs in Altadena and Glendale).  The early press […]

Tours of Eliot, Altadena Elementary available next week

Tours of Eliot, Altadena Elementary available next week

This note from Susan Savitt Schwartz, Program Director of the Pasadena Educational Network (PEN): More opportunities to tour neighborhood schools this week: Tues., 12/1 – Eliot Middle School principal Peter Pannell welcomes prospective parents and community members for a tour of the school on Tuesday, December 1, beginning at 9:00 am. (Q: Why is there […]

ISS flyby tonight …

ISS flyby tonight …

… start looking in the northwest about 5:35 tonight — supposed to be very bright and will fly overhead. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Some closed roads will re-open Monday

Some closed roads will re-open Monday

From the KCBS/KCAL site comes word that some roads that were closed by the Station Fire will re-open Monday, with the proviso that they may close again if rain beckons: Parts of the Angeles Forest Highway, Angeles Crest Highway and Big Tujunga Canyon and Upper Big Tujunga Canyon roads that were closed due to the […]

Sheriff’s station toy drive continues thru Dec. 12

Sheriff’s station toy drive continues thru Dec. 12

Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

We're on the road, so no blogging today, and will probably be light through the weekend.  Have a wonderful holiday — we have much to be thankful for this year, and hope you do too! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

ISS/Shuttle flyby 6:20 tonight

ISS/Shuttle flyby 6:20 tonight

Chris Considine, the Skywatcher (we really need to find him a theme song!) tells us: Just BEFORE 6:30…at about 6:20 it's one of the last shuttle missions…they are coming to a close!…. the double sized ISS and SHUTTLE 'spaceship' tonight should be super bright and directly OVERHEAD from the NORTH WEST to the SOUTH WEST…. […]