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Breaking: bear spotted, Altadena & Mendocino

Breaking: bear spotted, Altadena & Mendocino

by TImothy Rutt Some bruin is where he ain’t ought to be: several newsgroups have reported sighting a bear at Mendocino and Altadena Drive, last seen heading in the general direction of Eaton Canyon, about 9 PM tonight, so be careful out there! UPDATE: Community correspondent Bob Meyer writes: Just thought you would like our [...]

Something Wicked LIt this way comes: troupe announces Halloween shows

Something Wicked LIt this way comes: troupe announces Halloween shows

by Timothy Rutt Susannah Myrvold in WAKE NOT THE DEAD, from WIcked Lit’s 2012 show at Mountain View Cemetery. Photo by Daniel Kitayama. It won’t be Halloween in Altadena without Wicked Lit — and this year it promises to be bigger and better than ever in the theatrical troupe’s fourth production at Mountain View Cemetery. [...]

County group seeks to discourage hikers on dangerous trail

County group seeks to discourage hikers on dangerous trail

A group of county officials and the Forest Service is working to stop the dangerous hikes to the second waterfall, through signs, trail work, and altering maps by Laura B. Monteros These are the facts: The US Forest Service maintains a safe, easy trail from the Eaton Canyon Nature Center to the bottom of the [...]

Altadena likes to move it-move it with Upstream Saturday night

Altadena likes to move it-move it with Upstream Saturday night

by Timothy Rutt Poor Upstream … every year, they come to the Farnsworth Park concert series, and look out over a sea of empty seats. Because everybody’s dancing elbow-to-elbow in front of the stage. For the fourth year in a row, leader Haile Blackman and his troupe brought some gotta-dance Caribbean vibe to General Farnsworth’s [...]

Edison upgrading its lines with flying men and implosive sleeves

Edison upgrading its lines with flying men and implosive sleeves

A Southern California Edison lineman is being removed from an electrical tower adjacent to the Sam Merrill Trail in this photo by community correspondent Paul Ayers. by TImothy Rutt Edison is using a bit of derring-do during construction of its new lines just north of Altadena this summer. The Tehachapi Renewable Transmission Project will deliver [...]

Crime blotter: burglaries this week

Crime blotter: burglaries this week

Residential and vehicle burglaries this week. Crime blotter provided by the Altadena Sheriff’s Station. Sunday, July 28 4:30 PM – A residential burglary occurred in the 1700 block of E. Altadena Drive. Suspect described as a male, White, 30-40 yrs, 5′ 8" -6′ 1", 180-245. Loss: jewelry. Monday, July 29 Between 6:50 PM and 7:30 [...]

Who will give Rudy’s story his happy ending?

Who will give Rudy’s story his happy ending?

The rescued mutt from Chaney Trail is a testimony to the power of love and neighbors — but three months later, he still needs a home. by Timothy Rutt At the vet shortly after rescue, Rudy was emaciated and scared. Rudy is not just any dog — his story is an epic, but it needs [...]

Town council members say chair uncommunicative, lacks leadership

Town council members say chair uncommunicative, lacks leadership

Members of the Altadena Town Council say that the current chair is hard to reach and disengaged — but at the same time, she is working to keep her seat despite lack of support by Timothy Rutt Town Council Chair Bernardean Broadous, at a 2011 sheriff”s department town hall. Photo by Laura Monteros. Some current [...]

Summer Concert series swims Upstream Saturday

Summer Concert series swims Upstream Saturday

Altadena’s favorite island party band comes back to the Sheriff Support Group Summer Concert Series on Saturday, Aug. 10 as Upstream returns to Farnsworth Park Amphitheater. Welcome to the Upstream experience, please leave your inhibitions and other real world concerns at the door, we’re here to party! It’s been quite a wild ride for the [...]

Happy 70th Birthday, Jon Postel

Happy 70th Birthday, Jon Postel

by Timothy Rutt Probably one of the most influential Altadenans ever was Jon Postel, who was born on this day in 1943 (he died in 1998). Postel was one of the "fathers of the Internet," inventing and administering its address system for 30 years, and coming up with the current administration system where addresses are [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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