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Uneventful town council meeting tonight

Uneventful town council meeting tonight
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… so we're going to bed, and we'll have a rundown in the morning. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Community Thanksgiving Service Sun., Nov. 22

Community Thanksgiving Service Sun., Nov. 22

In an annual interfaith expression of Thanksgiving, several religious congregations in Altadena will join for an Altadena Community Thanksgiving Service this Sunday, November 22, at 7:00 PM.   This year's event will be hosted by the Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center, with the music under the direction of the Temple's Cantor, Judith Sofer. The featured […]

Altadena Christian Children’s Center yard sale fundraiser Sat.

Altadena Christian Children’s Center yard sale fundraiser Sat.

Ann Murga emails us: This weekend my husband and I are hosting a Yard Sale Fundraiser where ALL proceeds are going directly to Altadena Christian Children's Center.  The families from the school are coming together and donating items to raise money for a school that means so much to us.  As with all non-profit organizations, […]

On the trail of "Ram-bro’" this morning

On the trail of "Ram-bro’" this morning

Getting from the news groups that there have been sightings this morning of Joe Clay, i.e. "Ram-bro'", in full camo hunting gear.  One dispatch read: This morning at about 6:30  I saw a middle aged African American male with a cross bow dressed in camouflage hiking up the fire cut directly above Lake Ave at […]

Remembering the Red Cars at the Community Center next Mon.

Remembering the Red Cars at the Community Center next Mon.

The Altadena Historical Society and Altadena Library are pleased to announce a presentation by railroad expert and co-founder of the Scenic Mount Lowe Group, Brian Marcroft. who will be sharing rare, never before seen images, maps, photos and documents of the Pacific Electric Railroad from the Ray Younghans estate, courtesy of the Orange Empire Railway […]

Michele Zack’s new book: "Sierra Madre" @ Vroman’s Dec. 2

Michele Zack’s new book: "Sierra Madre" @ Vroman’s Dec. 2

Altadena treasure Michele Zack, author of our town's authoritative history (Altadena: Between Wilderness and City) will premiere and sign her new history, Southern California Story: Seeking the Better Life in Sierra Madre on Wed., Dec. 2, at Vroman's Book Store in Pasadena.  Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Double-header Saturday at the Library Nov. 21

Double-header Saturday at the Library Nov. 21

Another double-header weekend at the Altadena Library, 600 E. Mariposa, on Sat., Nov. 21. At 10 AM, it's Super Family Storytime for children ages 2-8 and their families, with stories, songs, fingerplays, and a short film. At 11 AM, it's "Barks and Books," where young readers can read aloud to Pearl, a lovable poodle and […]

Crown CIty Chorus: a barbershop Christmas Dec. 5

Crown CIty Chorus: a barbershop Christmas Dec. 5

  Mala Arthur alerts us to the Crown City Chorus’ “An Old Fashioned Christmas” concert on Sat., Dec. 5, at Wilson Middle School Auditorium, 300 Madre St., Pasadena, at 2 PM: Lots of local men sing in this barbershop chorus, it’s lots of fun and they are a really nice group of people. (My connection […]

Sheriff’s station holds annual bike tour Dec. 5

Sheriff’s station holds annual bike tour Dec. 5

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Dept., Altadena Sheriff’s Station, and the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Athletic Association presents: 2009 Tour of Altadena Bike RideSat., Dec. 5, 20099:00AM – 1:00PM 10 Mile FAMILY FUN RIDE or 12.5 Mile HILL CHALLENGE Start and end at Loma Alta Park, Bronco Pavilion, Palm Street, east of Lincoln Avenue, AltadenaBike Ride Entry- $10.00Registration […]

And now .. the fork in the road (3)

And now .. the fork in the road (3)

It just gets better! Just got this on our Facebook account: Next weekend, Saturday Nov. 21 & 22, 8 – 4pm, PUT THE FORK IN HUNGER — Pasadena's Largest Food Drive ever will take place at the Fork-in-the Road at Pasadena & St. John Ave just south of Huntington Hospital. e-mail Phil@AgentPhil.com Read the Full […]