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Dec. 12 in Altadena: start with the Christmas Tree Lane crafts & lighting …

Dec. 12 in Altadena: start with the Christmas Tree Lane crafts & lighting …
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On Dec. 12, 2009, the Christmas Tree Lane Association will be hosting its 89th Annual Lighting Ceremony and its first Winter Arts and Crafts Festival at the Altadena Main Public Library. Beginning at 2 PM, there will be arts and crafts, a petting zoo, performances by local groups and Santa Claus with his sleigh for […]

Antonovich launches information effort on Angeles Crest highway closures

Antonovich launches information effort on Angeles Crest highway closures

From Supv. Michael Antonovich's office: The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich to direct the Department of Public Works to conduct a media and public outreach campaign to ensure the public is alerted in advance of any possible closures of Angeles Crest Highway (SR-2) and the Angeles Forest Highway […]

A big Blue Lobster thank you …

A big Blue Lobster thank you …

goes out to all Altadenablog readers and friends who contributed to our team, Rosie's Blue Lobsters, at last weekend's Down Syndrome Association of Los Angeles Buddy Walk! We raised over $1,300 to support families and individuals with Down Syndrome!  Thank you again for your support! (Photo: Rosie's big sister Mimi and hidden friend Lilly carry […]

Another bear over there

Another bear over there

Reader Sonya says she spotted a bear feasting in her trash cans last night around 10 at the end of Skyview.  The bear map is coming along nicely!  Be careful out there! View Critter Map in a larger map Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Webster’s Fine Stationery has a "Black Friday" sale

Webster’s Fine Stationery has a "Black Friday" sale

Gearing up for the holidays already?  Lori Webster of (Altadenablog sponsor) Webster's Fine Stationers is holding a "Black Friday" sale, 8:30-4 PM: In these hard economic times, we want to show our appreciation for our customers by providing the opportunity for exceptional savings on your favorite fine stationery, select office supplies, unique gifts and elegant […]

Altadena Elementary holds rummage sale Dec. 5

Altadena Elementary holds rummage sale Dec. 5

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Community Development Corp. looking for board members

Community Development Corp. looking for board members

The Community Development Corporation of Altadena (CDCA), a not for profit community development corporation, is seeking candidates to serve as members of its founding board of directors/officers of the board. The mission of this newly formed organization is to promote community and economic development and to promote community education and leadership development in order to […]

Tierra Del Sol exhibit at library community room

Tierra Del Sol exhibit at library community room

Thru Nov. 30, the Altadena Library  Community Room presents an exhibit by the Tierra Del Sol Foundation, Sunland Studio. Tierra del Sol Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides training, employment, and support services for nearly 500 men and women with developmental disabilities, including autism, mental retardation and cerebral palsy. Tierra’s Sunland Studio Artists each […]

Power outages in parts of town

Power outages in parts of town

Altadenablog World Headquarters is fine, but we're hearing reports of power outages in La Canada and parts of Altadena tonight — some reports are Lake north of New York, but we're trying to confirm the areas. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Going medieval

Going medieval

The Pasadena Waldorf School celebrated its annual Elves' Faire today, a family event that's part Ren faire, part hippie happening, all fun. Of course, Father Christmas was there. Kids clapped, drummed, and danced in the drum circle. Aerial jousting?  Why not? (Yes, that's John C. Reilly setting up the next flying knight). And this one […]