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Chamber mixer tonight at golf course

Chamber mixer tonight at golf course
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A reminder that the Altadena Chamber of Commerce's monthly mixer will be tonight, Nov. 11, at the Altadena Golf Course 10th Hole Bar; & Grill, 1456 E. Mendocino, 5:30-7 PM. For Chamber members, free admission includes a free raffle ticket for a grand raffle prize. Guest $7 admission, no-host bar, bring a raffle prize and […]

Senior Center honoring our veterans

Senior Center honoring our veterans

Veteran's Day is Wednesday, and the Altadena Senior Center at  560 E. Mariposa, already has the jump on honoring those who have served. Senior Center staffer and veteran Landy Johnson has set up a "Veterans Wall of Honor" at the center, and wants to fill the wall with pictures and memorabilia of our local soldiers, […]

Station Fire: it’s not dead yet …

Station Fire: it’s not dead yet …

Reader Nancy King just pointed out this story on the LA Times website — the Station Fire is still smoldering in the root systems around Mt. Wilson, and they're bringing out more firefighters.  This thing is harder to kill than Dracula. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Downs but never out

Downs but never out

People with Down Syndrome are close to our heart (especially Rosie, pictured), and this week we're trying to wrap up our appeal to Altadenablog readers to help support our team.  Rosie's Blue Lobsters will walk for the fifth year at the Down Syndrome Association of LA's annual Buddy Walk, our major fundraiser to help individuals […]

Library’s Friday Fun Flick: things are looking "Up" Nov. 20

Library’s Friday Fun Flick: things are looking "Up" Nov. 20

"Up," Disney/Pixar's hit from last summer, will be the Altadena Main Library's Friday Fun Flick on Fri., Nov. 20, starting at 3:30 PM at the library, 600 E. Mariposa. Admission is free! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Audobon Society’s looking for volunteers to clean up Cobb Estate signs

Audobon Society’s looking for volunteers to clean up Cobb Estate signs

Laura Garrett of the Pasadena Audobon Society tells us that they are looking for volunteers to help them clean up the Cobb Estate signs: The Pasadena Audubon Society installed six nature trail signs at the Cobb Estate a while back, and they have been getting badly graffitied, to the point that a neighbor of the […]

St. Elizabeth’s weekend fiesta

St. Elizabeth’s weekend fiesta

St. Elizabeth of Hungary Roman Catholic Church is holding its annual Fiesta this weekend, and it looks like a good time was had by all. Who doesn't love a giant slide? Those Manning Boys offered an Irish musical treat. Booths, rides, and of course, food, kept people coming. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Town council ethics committee recommends Simmons’ ouster

Town council ethics committee recommends Simmons’ ouster

Update 1 PM: this story is rewritten from an earlier version when news was still breaking. The Altadena Town Council's ethics committee voted last night to recommend to the entire body that councilman Herbert Simmons be ousted from office. Simmons' website, altadenans, prints a letter he received from the committee, which reads: The committee charged […]

Breaking: Simmons says ethics committee recommends his ouster

Breaking: Simmons says ethics committee recommends his ouster

UPDATE 11 AM: The note from the ethics committee has been confirmed.  Scroll down for details. Altadena Town Councilman Herbert Simmons' website altadenans contains a letter today purporting to be from the Altadena Town Council's ethics committee, recommending his ouster from the council. (We have some emails out to some committee members to verify that […]

Still life in Altadena

Still life in Altadena

Mickie Mills in today's PSN profiles Altadena still life artist Kathleen Swaydan, who will be in the Creative Arts Group show this weekend in Sierra Madre and McGinty's Gallery in December. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog