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Frost advisory Wed. morning — SUBFREEZING?

Frost advisory Wed. morning — SUBFREEZING?

This morning, we couldn't slide open the doors to our van — they were frozen shut — that's never happened before.  Tonight'll be worse!  Cover your tender plants and put your animals indoors.  From the National Weather Service: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A FROST ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 [...]

Apartment fire at Marcheta near Lake this morning

Apartment fire at Marcheta near Lake this morning

  About a dozen fire vehicles (pumpers, ladder trucks, paramedics, etc.) who were involved in a training exercise this morning showed up for an actual apartment fire on Marcheta near Lake Ave.  Cause was likely an electrical surge, and no injuries reported at this time. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

"The Health Seekers of Sierra Madre"

"The Health Seekers of Sierra Madre"

by Michele ZackSpecial to Altadenablog Our friend & Altadena historian Michele Zack's new book is Southern California Story: Seeking the Better Life in Sierra Madre. She shares with us her Dec. 2 talk at Vroman's Bookstore about the different "tribes" that inhabit the Tricities Area (Pasadena, Altadena, and Sierra Madre), and the surprising history of [...]

Rain is leaving, cold is coming

Rain is leaving, cold is coming

National Weather Service tells us: …THREAT OF BLACK ICE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS…DESERTS…AND INTERIOR VALLEY LOCATIONS TONIGHT…  VERY COLD AIR COMING INTO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TONIGHT IN THE WAKE OF A VIGOROUS COLD FRONT. SNOW LEVELS WILL CONTINUE TO FALL QUICKLY TONIGHT…LOWERING TO AS LOW AS 1500 FEET OVERNIGHT IN SOME AREAS. IN MANY LOCATIONS…THE PRECIPITATION WILL [...]

Hathaway-Sycamores looking for supprt this season

Hathaway-Sycamores looking for supprt this season

Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services, a Pasadena-headquartered nonprofit organization that provides a comprehensive continuum of therapeutic and other support services to thousands of children and families in the San Gabriel Valley, is asking caring members of the community to help brighten the holidays for the youngsters they serve.

 “The kids in our care—many of whom [...]

Simmons’ email claims and letter to principals don’t match up

Simmons’ email claims and letter to principals don’t match up

In our first story, we looked at a letter from Supv. Michael Antonovich, denying Altadena Town Councilman Herbert Simmons' claim that there was a "confirmed business sponsorship" with Simmons' student and teacher of the month awards.  In our second story,  PUSD Superintendent Edwin Diaz wrote that Simmons incorrectly represented to him that the programs were [...]

Santa is coming to the library Wed., Dec. 16

Santa is coming to the library Wed., Dec. 16

It's his busy season, but Santa has managed to pencil in a visit to the Altadena libraries on Wed., Dec. 16.  Bring your kids and camera to the Main Library at 11, or the Bob Lucas Branch at noon. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Weather service issues flash flood watch for Monday

Weather service issues flash flood watch for Monday

With a big rainstorm on the way, folks around the burn areas need to be vigilent.  Here's from the National Weather Service: …FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR RECENT BURN AREAS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY EVENING… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOS ANGELES/OXNARD HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR THE RECENT BURN [...]

Work begins on senior center parking

Work begins on senior center parking

Work crews tear up the parking lot at the Altadena Senior Center today. This message has been sent around several newsgroups — it's a summary by tacounty architect of his meeting with town councilman Allan Wasserman, regarding the changes going on in the Senior Center.  We have no idea what all those initials mean up [...]

I’ll be HMO for Christmas

I’ll be HMO for Christmas

Local artist Susan Braig (featured here a few times before) has expanded her "designer drug jewelry" line to include holiday ornaments made from unused syringes.  Proceeds help pay for her medical bills.  Click the picture for the story. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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