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LAPD flagged by Altadenan

LAPD flagged by Altadenan

The LA Times runs an article today that the large flag used in the opening of the LAPD's new headquarters was actually hung the wrong way (the field of stars should be on the viewer's left when hung correctly).  Quick on the draw about the faux pas was Pasadena PD Commander (ret.) Bruce Linsenmeyer of [...]

Ashes to Glass’s

Ashes to Glass’s

Karin the Altadenahiker has some nice shots and thoughts about yesterday's Altadena Heritage Boho Highbrow weekend concert by the Los Angeles Contemporary Ensemble (we were taking pictures, but the new camera is still defeating us!) Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Altadena MOMS Club hosts open house Nov. 10

Altadena MOMS Club hosts open house Nov. 10

Altadena MOMS Club Open HouseTues., Nov. 10, 200910 AM-12 PM Prospective members can mingle with other moms, learn about the MOMS Club organization, and more.  We'll have a few opportunity drawings as well. MOMS Club is an international non-profit organization that supports mothers who have chosen to leave their paid careers for a new career: [...]

Masked robber hits Woodbury/Fair Oaks ARCO, 7:40 tonight

Masked robber hits Woodbury/Fair Oaks ARCO, 7:40 tonight

Gotta give props to the PSN and its sister papers : they've got a description of an armed robbery @ 7:40 PM at the Arco @ Woodbury & Fair Oaks (while we're doing dishes and watching the U2 webcast).  Robber was masked, 5'10, 160 lbs., black hoodie and black pants. Read the Full Story at [...]

We love U2: where the streets have no name

We love U2: where the streets have no name

Here's a pro Bono message to expect heavy, heavy traffic on the Rose Bowl-adjacent west Edge of town tonight as some Irish pub band makes the Rose Bowl rattle & hum with 96,000 friends.  If you weren't lucky enough to get a ticket, there's going to be live streaming on YouTube starting at about 8:30 [...]

Before the iPhone, was the blackberet

Before the iPhone, was the blackberet

Black berets were the headwear of choice as Altadena Heritage celebrated our boho past in the Boho Highbrow Weekend's kickoff cocktail party at the Mountain View Mausoleum tonight.  Altadena Heritage's resident historian, Michele Zack, said that about 75 people had reserved places tonight, but as befits a bohemian event, lots of folks showed up at [...]

After the fire: on the trail

After the fire: on the trail

Now that the Station Fire is history and the forest is opening up, people are sharing their pictures with us of what the familiar local trails now look like.  Paul Ayers sent us several pictures along the Sam Merrill trail, of which these two really struck us: Grizzly Point where the Middle Merrill crosses Sunset [...]

"Amazing Altadena" arts & crafts fest needs helpers!

"Amazing Altadena" arts & crafts fest needs helpers!

Something new from the Altadena Library: Are you an artist? Do you want to show your work in a new and exciting venue? Amazing AltadenaArts & Crafts Festival to be held Summer, 2010 Committee Members needed now:   Bring your great ideas! Be a part of the Altadena Art Community:  Booths and/or Salon space available! [...]

Big garage sale to make your weekend!

Big garage sale to make your weekend!

Now that's what we're talking about, from Bill Burnett: HUGE MULTI-FAMILY GARAGE SALE Saturday, Oct 24, 8 AM to 3 PM At the home of the Burnetts 2375 Catherine Rd. Altadena, CA 91001 2 blocks west of Lake off Calaveras Electronics, Furniture, Strollers, Clothes, Toys and much much more Come find what your looking for! [...]

Library’s spooky offerings

Library’s spooky offerings

Halloween is just around the corner, and the Altadena Library's offering a couple of fun projects next week: On Tues., Oct. 27, celebrate Dia de los Muertos with activities that include construction paper jack o' lanterns, puppets, Mexican paper flowers, and sugar skull decorating at the main library, 600 E. Mariposa, starting at 6:30 PM. [...]

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Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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