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Diaz: Simmons used council letterhead to seek PUSD support

Diaz: Simmons used council letterhead to seek PUSD support

Herbert Simmons used an official-looking Altadena town council letterhead in all his correspondence to Pasadena Unified Superintendent Edwin Diaz, as well as telling Diaz that the council was behind the school recognition program he was promoting, according to the superintendent. The Altadena Town Council as a whole has never endorsed Simmon's personal student/teacher of the [...]

Rain in forecast; be careful in burn areas

Rain in forecast; be careful in burn areas

This memo out from District Ranger Mike Mcintyre of the National Forest Service: Subject: Upcoming Storm Event Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2009 10:30:01 -0800From: Mike McIntyre <mmcintyre@fs.fed.us>As we all know by now, there is a rain event forecasted to start as early as Sunday evening with the potential of rain over several days. We are [...]

Pasadena’s Bruckner to be county planning head

Pasadena’s Bruckner to be county planning head

Pasadena City Planning and Development Director Richard Bruckner has been tapped as the final candidate for planning director of Los Angeles County.  If he takes the county position, Bruckner will be responsible for planning in all unincorporated areas of the county, including Altadena.  PSN has the deets. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Antonovich says Simmons used town council’s name to seek support

Antonovich says Simmons used town council’s name to seek support

While Herbert Simmons has denied ever using his town council position to solicit funds, a letter from county Supervisor Michael Antonovich said that Simmons “has circulated a letter using the Altadena Town Council name” for his student and teacher of the month programs. Antonovich also denies that he was a “confirmed business sponsor,” as Simmons [...]

"The rain is Tess, the fire is Joe, and they call the wind Mariah …"

"The rain is Tess, the fire is Joe, and they call the wind Mariah …"

(OK, actually the fire was Station and the song spelled it "Maria," but everyone knows Mariah Carey.  Don't know what the rain is named, tho'!) Carol Cormaci, writing for our neighbors in La Canada,worries about the post-fire effect of the wind on our lungs and upcoming rains on our foothills.  Read the Full Story at [...]

McGinty’s Art Bender weekend kicks off tonight

McGinty’s Art Bender weekend kicks off tonight

McGinty's Gallery at the End of the World (Altadenablog sponsor) will kick off its quarterly Art Bender Weekend tonight with a reception for the artists starting at 6 PM at the gallery, 2475 N. Lake.  Activities continue throughout the weekend (check out the ad on the right hand column for details). Read the Full Story [...]

Art weekend starts Friday at Lake & Mariposa

Art weekend starts Friday at Lake & Mariposa

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 [...]

Gooden Open House Saturday, January 11

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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