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Found: Birmingham Roller pigeon in Altadena

Found: Birmingham Roller pigeon in Altadena
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Joy found a pigeon: Found July 20th in the evening a "Birmingham Roller" Pigeon. Its blue tag says NBRC 13 M 0550. Please contact us at jslvrmn@sbcglobal.net. if this is your pigeon or you have any information that would help locate its owner I have sent in a notice to the National Birmingham Roller Club […]

Angeles Crest 100 Miler coming to Loma Alta Park Aug. 3/4

Angeles Crest 100 Miler coming to Loma Alta Park Aug. 3/4

by Timothy Rutt Altadena’s Diane Treister made the cover of last year’s race book. The 26th annual Angeles Crest 100 Mile Endurance Run will be Aug. 3-4 this year in a wilderness run starting at Wrightwood and ending at Loma Alta Park. Runners will start at 5 AM sharp on August 3 in Wrightwood, taking […]

The Co-op needs some movers Saturday

The Co-op needs some movers Saturday

The Arroyo Food Co-op sent out this appeal: We are moving a deli case from a member’s garage to the Co-op tomorrow (Saturday) morning and we need a few more bodies! We will meet at 9 AM to load it onto the trailer and then unload at the store. Donuts will be provided, as well […]

"Escape from Planet Earth" at the Library today

"Escape from Planet Earth" at the Library today

from the Friends of the Altadena Library Join us for our annual Summer Movie Extravaganza! From June 14 to July 26, every Friday at 3:00pm, the Altadena Library Youth Services will screen an exciting summer movie. It’s like Fun Flick Friday, every Friday in the summer! Escape from Planet Earth (Rated PG; 90 minutes) On […]

The Fork in the Road to collect funds for Prescott firefighter families

The Fork in the Road to collect funds for Prescott firefighter families

by Timothy Rutt The folks behind the Fork in the Road will be collecting donations this weekend on behalf of the families of the 19 Prescott, Arizona hotshot firefighters who perished fighting the Yarnell fire last month. The Fork Foundation with the cooperation of the Pasadena Fire Department, City of Pasadena, Los Angeles Firefighters and […]

Celebrating ten years of the Altadena Community Center

Celebrating ten years of the Altadena Community Center

Marlane Forsberg, Jane Brackman, and Kathy Hoskins of Altadena Historical Society sort and archive materials. by Laura Berthold Monteros In the 10 years since the doors were opened, the Altadena Community Center has proven to be a vital part of our town. It houses the offices of several community organizations, including Altadena Town Council, Altadena […]

Law and Disorder: you have the right to remain rockin’

Law and Disorder: you have the right to remain rockin’

by Timothy Rutt "Law and Disorder" brought classic rowdy rock tunes to Farnsworth Park in a high-energy, high caliber show that took you into custody and threw away the key. Lead singer Angela Shepherd brought a tough Chrissie Hynde vibe to classics from the 60’s to the 90’s with lots of showmanship (even wading into […]

Altadenans rallying to find home for San Bernardino dog

Altadenans rallying to find home for San Bernardino dog

There’s a doggie on death row in San Bernardino County, and the call has gone out to see if anyone can foster or adopt her: Lori Paul writes: San Bernardino Shelter: Available immediately I am a female, white Jack Russell Terrier (shelter has listed as Chihuahua – Smooth Coated). The shelter staff think I am […]

"McDonald’s Men’s Group" awards scholarship to two John Muir graduates

"McDonald’s Men’s Group" awards scholarship to two John Muir graduates

Back row: Tecumseh Shackelford, Gene Campbell, Velton Paggett, William Bradley, Tom Ralls, Otis Triplett. Front row: Tyler Pulley, Jeremy Rogers, Raymond Moore. Not pictured: Ernest Johnson, Harold Johnson, Clinton Madison, John E. McGee, Sam Mejia, Robin Salzer, Rev. John Stewart, Keenan Selico, Ken Snell, and Alvin Wyatt by Vincent Bryant Community correspondent The "McDonald’s Men’s […]

Next week’s town council transfers the baton

Next week’s town council transfers the baton

by Timothy Rutt The Altadena Town Council will meet next Tuesday, July 16, where the major item of business will be old councilmembers stepping down and new ones being sworn in. Along with that comes a bit of housekeeping: a new chair, co-chair, and other officers will be appointed. Also on the agenda is appointing […]