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Fair Oaks/Loma Alta cell tower off the table

Fair Oaks/Loma Alta cell tower off the table

Got a note from town council chair Gino Sund, which was also sent to the entire town council: For your information.   I have just been informed that AT&T has withdrawn its application for a Conditional Use Permit for a cell tower at the corner of Fair Oaks and Loma Alta.  As you know, AT&T [...]

Altadenablog honored by LA county supervisors

Altadenablog honored by LA county supervisors

Back when we were working as a PR flack for the South Coast Air Quality Management District, we were too much of a peon to even be in the illustrious presence of our board of directors (which included Supervisor Michael Antonovich).  So it was a real pleasure to be able to shake the man's hand [...]

We’re out this morning with supervision

We’re out this morning with supervision

Not much bloggage this morning — we're busy!  See this entry from the LA County Board of Supervisor's agenda for today's meeting: Presentation of scroll to Timothy Rutt in recognition of the vital role his “Altadena Blog” played in getting important information out to the community during the Station Fire, as arranged by Supervisor Antonovich. [...]

Pasadena City College Dist. 1 election tomorrow

Pasadena City College Dist. 1 election tomorrow

Candidate (and Altadenablog advertiser) Geoffrey Baum sent us some helpful websites for tomorrow's Pasadena City College Board of Trustees election: Here’s a basic League of Women Voters page on the election: http://www.smartvoter.org/2009/11/03/ca/la/race/01492000/ Here’s a link where people can look up their polling place and print out their sample ballot: http://lavote.net/Locator/ Here’s an actual copy of [...]

Fiesta Mexico @ the Library Nov. 10, 7 PM

Fiesta Mexico @ the Library Nov. 10, 7 PM

Join dance teacher Alina Mendez at the Altadena Main Library on Tues., Nov. 10, on a family-friendly trip through Mexico in story, dance, and folklore, starting at 7 PM. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Uptown and Down in Pasadena

Uptown and Down in Pasadena

Taking a little personal privilege and veering out of Altadena for a bit … It is our new theory that Bill Westphal — like God — is everywhere.  (He may not keep his eye on the sparrow, but he definitely does on the weather.) In any event, we were in downtown Pasadena this morning to [...]

Beverly Mickens song & story @ Altadena Junction Nov. 14

Beverly Mickens song & story @ Altadena Junction Nov. 14

Altadena Junction, 2526 & 2524 El Molino Ave., showcases Beverly Mickins in "Atomic Lounge" on Sat., Nov. 14, at 8 PM. Beverly Mickins is a actor, writer, storyteller and singer. She was recognized as the creator and founder of L.A.’s longest running storytelling venue “Story Salon” with a 2005 Women in Theater Award. As part [...]

Sheriff activity on Holliston …

Sheriff activity on Holliston …

… 2400 block to be exact.  Deputies on the scene say that the occupant of one of the homes died, apparently of natural causes or household accident.  They've been there flashing lights since before 5 PM today. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Orlandini helps win, sets record

Orlandini helps win, sets record

Ithaca College junior Tina Orlandini (of Altadena) helped the Bombers win their first match in the New York State Regional Championship, and put herself in the record books as the second player in all of Ithaca history to get 600 or more digs.  A story and picture of her in action at the link. Read [...]

Episcopal Homes considering selling Alhambra property

Episcopal Homes considering selling Alhambra property

And now the Episcopal Home Communities, owner of the MonteCedro property/vacant lot west of Lake, are considering selling the Scripps Kensington in Alhambra (where many Altadena Scripps Home residents were relocated to allow development of MonteCedro).  Episcopal Home Communities has signed a letter of intent to sell the property, the potential buyers being a group [...]

Gooden Open House Saturday, January 11

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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