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Pet of the Week: "Panda"

Pet of the Week: "Panda"
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At the Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich presents “Panda,” a 5-month old Terrier Mix one of many pets available for adoption now. For more information about adopting a pet, please call the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control at 562-728-4644. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

PUSD holds "First Choice Festival" Jan. 14

PUSD holds "First Choice Festival" Jan. 14

from the Pasadena Unified School District Making the choice on where to send a child to school can be a daunting and stressful task for families. To make this decision a little easier, the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) will be hosting the inaugural First Choice Festival January 14, 2014 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 […]

Pet alert: coyotes — and maybe something bigger — are prowling near the hills

Pet alert: coyotes — and maybe something bigger — are prowling near the hills

Community correspondents Ken and Shino Charlson found a deer carcass on the Cobb Estate Thursday morning. by Timothy Rutt We’re getting steady reports of coyotes — as individuals or as packs — on the west side and the east above Altadena Drive. Community Correspondents Ken and Shino Charlson also found these deer remains (pictured) Thursday […]

ALTA-L.A. poetry returns with Suzanne Lummis, Neil Aitken Jan. 16

ALTA-L.A. poetry returns with Suzanne Lummis, Neil Aitken Jan. 16

by TImothy Rutt Suzanne Lummis ALTA-L.A., the Altadena Library’s poetry series, returns on Jan. 16 with poets Suzanne Lummis and Neil Aitken. Suzanne Lummis was recently identified by CBS News as one of the five best poets working in L.A. Neil Aitken is the winner of the 2007 Philip Levine Prize and the founding editor […]

Breaking: Fire at Glen Canyon/Roosevelt tonight

Breaking: Fire at Glen Canyon/Roosevelt tonight

Firefighters from LA County and Pasadena were called in to a fire at Glen Canyon and Roosevelt Wednesday night. by Timothy Rutt Firefighters from Altadena and Pasadena responded to a report of a non-visible fire at a home on Glen Canyon and Roosevelt Wednesday night. According to the homeowner, his wife was burnng some paper […]

Massie Roofing: because your roof needs care (even if it’s not raining!)

Massie Roofing: because your roof needs care (even if it’s not raining!)

Do you think that that your roof is fine (just because it’s not raining)? Don’t let the lack of rain in 2013 fool you. It will rain again, and you should be prepared. You want your home — for most of us our largest investment — to be protected. Have you maintained your roof lately? […]

Waldorf School helps those in need during the holidays

Waldorf School helps those in need during the holidays

from the Pasadena Waldorf School Members of the Pasadena Waldorf community help those in need during the holiday season. As an annual holiday service tradition, the seventh and eighth of Pasadena Waldorf School once again partnered with the organizations Door of Hope, a Pasadena-based non-profit that provides transitional housing for homeless families and children, and […]

Animal control to offer low cost vaccinations and licensing

Animal control to offer low cost vaccinations and licensing

by Timothy Rutt The Baldwin Park Animal Care Center will hold low-cost Sunday clinics in January and February where pets can be vaccinated, microchipped and licensed. The clinics will be held from 10 AM-3 PM on Jan. 12 and 16, and Feb. 9 and 23. The Baldwin Park Animal Care Center is at 4275 North […]

Breaking: coyote pack spotted on west side, bring your pets indoors

Breaking: coyote pack spotted on west side, bring your pets indoors

by Timothy Rutt Just received a note from one of our correspondants that a pack of coyotes (unknown number so far) have been spotted in the Fair Oaks/Loma Alta/Taos area about 8 AM this morning. Pull in your pets! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Breaking: rescued hikers landing at Farnsworth Park

Breaking: rescued hikers landing at Farnsworth Park

by TImothy Rutt Per the scanner at 7:30 PM, there will be a helicopter landing at Farnsworth Park soon — three hikers rescued from Eaton Canyon, not many more details yet. UPDATE: Lt. Brian Fitch of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station said that it’s a familiar story: three teenage hikers who were stuck on Acrophobia […]