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Marla Frazee @ Vroman’s Sat.

Marla Frazee @ Vroman’s Sat.
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Just picked this up from our friends at Hometown Pasadena: Altadena-based children's illustrator/author Marla Frazee will be signing her new book, All the World, at Vroman's tomorrow at 10:30 AM.  (Harriett You'll Drive Me Wild is a staple in our house!)  Be there! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

350,000

350,000

Hit another milestone today — 350,000 pageviews to date. Again, thank you to all our sponsors for believing enough in us to support the work in the most concrete way.  Thank you to our mighty contributors, especially Hall of Famers like Bill Westphal, Chris Considine, Monica Hubbard, Carolyn Seitz, and Michele Zack.  Thank you to […]

Aveson’s culinary arts students feed the homeless

Aveson’s culinary arts students feed the homeless

Educaton writer Caroline An has a story in this morning's PSN about Aveson Charter School's culinary arts academy.  One of their projects is to prepare a meal every month for residents of Union Station homeless shelter, and they're going all out for Thanksgiving (but no turkey!).  Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

PUSD opens universal preschool at Loma Alta

PUSD opens universal preschool at Loma Alta

We were unable to make this event, but they kindly sent us this release: ALTADENA – Parents, children and representatives of Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) and Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP) joined Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich on Nov. 19 to celebrate the opening of a preschool in Altadena that caters to […]

Missing dog around McNally

Missing dog around McNally

Just came in thru the newsgroups: Spaniel mix, brown, white, tan; male. Just wandered off around 12 noon – 3590 McNally. Please call if u spot him, name is Charlie – 626-794-5352. Pls circulate. Thanks! Ashton & Greg Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Free firewood at the Meadows

Free firewood at the Meadows

Greg Stanton's fine Meadows blog tells us that the Meadows' Fire Safe Council has begun tree removal this week, and there are stacks of free firewood for the taking.  More here. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Stimulus in Altadena: show me the money!

Stimulus in Altadena: show me the money!

Okay, this is fun: one of our readers, going by "Altadena Taxpayer," has surfed the Recovery.gov website and has found the following: ZIP Code 91001 … Stimulus funds $257,073… Jobs created/saved 0 (ZIP) Maybe the folks in Altadena can do a little "Where's Waldo" and someone can find the money or the person who has […]

County issues Station Fire report, conflicts with Forest Service

County issues Station Fire report, conflicts with Forest Service

Los Angeles County fire officials released their report on the Station Fire, and their recommendation of night-time and first-light aerial attacks goes against the Forest Service practice, which some critics say caused the growth of the fire in its earliest hours.  Here's a link to the county's report (thanks to reader Andrew Bingham) (a pdf […]

The Arc names Liu legislator of the year

The Arc names Liu legislator of the year

State Sen. Carol Liu was named "Legislator of the Year" by the Arc of California, the state’s largest organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  Liu, D- La Cañada Flintridge, received the honor from The Arc of California for her legislation and for serving as Chair of the Senate Human Services Committee. The Arc of […]

Updates will be late today …

Updates will be late today …

… dealing with a sick child this morning who demands our full attention! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog