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It’s hiking time again!

It’s hiking time again!
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Got this message from readers Bill & Kit Fisher: I just called the Angeles Forest office and found out that our trails are open–Echo Mountain (to Inspiration Point, it seems), Henninger and several others.  It's hiking time again! Just thought all the readers would like to know. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

It’s Walk to School Week for local students

It’s Walk to School Week for local students

PSN's education reporter Caroline An looks at Jackson Elementary's participation in Walk to School Week.  (Of course, when we were young, we walked to school uphill … both ways … in the SNOW!) Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Teen Read Week @ Library Oct. 18-24

Teen Read Week @ Library Oct. 18-24

The Altadena Library will be celebrating Teen Read Week 2009 “Read Beyond Reality” from October 18-24, with two events for teens: On Tuesday, October 20 @ 4 PM join in on our Come and Play! Gaming Event and challenge other teens to Rock Band® and other fun and challenging traditional games. Teens (13-17) make sure […]

Boho-Highbrow Weekend Oct. 24-25

Boho-Highbrow Weekend Oct. 24-25

Travel back to some very high postwar times, an era commonly associated with conformity, crew cuts, and the Red Scare. In Altadena, an alternative universe was also in full flower. Revisit this with Altadena Heritage’s Concerts on the Crest weekend exhibition Oct. 24-25. Fifty years after the original Chilao Flats concerts — music, art, and […]

Chopper chasing burglars

Chopper chasing burglars

… over on the west side, near Mountain View right now (8 PM), according to the sheriff's station. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

George McGovern, John Dean "Talking Politics" at the Senior Center Nov. 2

George McGovern, John Dean "Talking Politics" at the Senior Center Nov. 2

The Altadena Public Library in association with the Altadena Friends of the LibraryUnited States Senator George McGovern, the 1972 Democratic candidate for president, and former Counsel to President Richard Nixon, John W. Dean.  The program, entitled “Talking Politics,”  will be held at the Altadena Senior Center, 560 East Mariposa Street, Altadena (next to the library) […]

Welcome new sponsor: Mike Gibson Service Center

Welcome new sponsor: Mike Gibson Service Center

Altadenablog welcomes our new sponsor, Mike Gibson Service Center, 1701 E. Walnut in Pasadena. Mike, the eponymous owner, a longtime Altadenan, boasts almost 50 years in the automotive business.  He started working in a service station in Altadena when he was 15.  In 1966, when he was 20, he bought the business, which was located […]

Arroyo Food Co-op membership launch @community center Sat.

Arroyo Food Co-op membership launch @community center Sat.

Arroyo Food Co-op will hold a community involvement and membership launch meeting this Sat.,  Oct. 10  at 9 AM at the Altadena Community Center, 730 E. Altadena Dr..  At this event the co-op will unveil its plans to establish a community driven food co-op grocery store serving the greater Altadena-Pasadena area.   Community feedback will […]

Sandra Thomas schools ’em

Sandra Thomas schools ’em

Dr. Sandra Thomas, founder of the Quality of Life Center, starts off another year of the Bright Futures Scholars at the Community Center Saturday afternoon.  Dr. Thomas writes us: Our young scholars are fantastic. We had about 130 plus scholars and a few parents that decided to stay with us.  All of the others went […]

Student, teacher of the month awards given

Student, teacher of the month awards given

Over at the altadenans.com website, Herbert Simmons has announced his first winners of the Student & Teacher of the Month awards at Jackson and Webster Elementary Schools (click under "Current Issues" to read). Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog