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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 […]

Manicurist joins scissors.paper.rock salon

Manicurist joins scissors.paper.rock salon

Yolande Carson of (Altadenablog sponsor) scissors paper rock salon at 1864 N. Allen tells us that manicurist Tracy Vuong has joined their team.  Tracy will be available Wed. and Thurs. from 10 AM-6 PM, offering manicures, pedicures, gel nails, waxing, paraffin hand and foot treatment and basic cleansing facial.  Call for an appointment (altho' walk-ins […]

Wild animals may become a bigger problem, too

Wild animals may become a bigger problem, too

If it's not the domestic animals gone wild (below), it's the wild animals gone domestic.  Los Angeles County sent out this release today: RESIDENTS IN BURN AREAS MAY EXPERIENCE MORE ENCOUNTERS WITH WILDLIFE ARCADIA, CA – County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich and County pest management experts remind residents in the foothills and near the recent […]

Stray dogs an increasing danger

Stray dogs an increasing danger

Reader Joell Peysar writes us: There has been a rash of violent stray dogs in the Altadena area closest to Altadena Elementary.  We are residents in this area and have recently lost our loved pet chicken, Cheerio, to one of the stray dogs in this vicinity.  I am asking you to spread the word to […]

Save water: it’s a good time to shut off your sprinklers

Save water: it’s a good time to shut off your sprinklers

(which we promptly went out and did this morning … ooops!) Pasadena Water and Power services some homes in the southeast portion of Altadena, but the advice in this press release can even be taken by those of us serviced elsewhere! PASADENA CAN TAKE A RAIN CHECK This week’s rain may make for a traffic […]

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