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Feed your very hungry readers this Wednesday in Read for the Record

Feed your very hungry readers this Wednesday in Read for the Record
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Don't forget: this Wednesday, Oct. 8, it's "Read for the Record": join readers from around the country in reading Eric Carle's classing The Very Hungry Caterpiller." The Altadena Libraries are holding two readings: at the Altadena Main Library, 600 E. Mariposa, and 4 PM; and at the Bob Lucas Branch Library 2659 N. Lincoln Ave.  […]

Altadena Sheriff’s forum on burglaries and thefts Oct. 7

Altadena Sheriff’s forum on burglaries and thefts Oct. 7

Don't forget Wed., Oct. 7, the Altadena Sheriff's Station will hold a community meeting on the rash of thefts and burglaries this Wed., Oct. 7, starting at 7 PM at Daniel Webster Elementary School auditorium,  2101 E. Washington Blvd., Pasadena. Find out how, when, and where the crimes are occuring, what you can do to […]

The Blue Lobsters march again!

The Blue Lobsters march again!

One of the causes close to our heart is advocating for people with Down Syndrome, to be full accepted and included in our lives. It's touched our family, and we have many friends with Down Syndrome, and love having them enrich our lives. So this year, for the fifth year in a row, we're marching […]

Girl Scouts’ pumpkin patch next weekend

Girl Scouts’ pumpkin patch next weekend

Is it that time already?  The Girl Scouts will have a pumpkin patch next weekend at their site at 615 E. Mariposa, Oct. 10-11 from 9 AM to 9 PM. Food, crafts, games, activities … and pumpkins!  All are welcome! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Food for thought: the library offers burgers for books!

Food for thought: the library offers burgers for books!

Starting Oct. 10 and ending Nov. 21, the Altadena Libraries offer "Food for Thought": young readers age 4-12 must check out and read five books from the library, and in return will receive a certificate for a free hamburger or cheeseburger from Inn-N-Out! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Stupid criminal tricks: same crime, same place — different result.

Stupid criminal tricks: same crime, same place — different result.

Thank goodness crooks are stupid.  Case in point Wednesday, when sheriff's deputies were already feeling good about catching two suspected burglars in the act: The station received a call from Rite Aid (across the street from the sheriff's station). Several days before, a customer purchased $2,000 worth of cash cards with a bad check.  Now […]

Altadena thanks our first responders

Altadena thanks our first responders

Farnsworth Park was  the scene this afternoon for a homemade BBQ to honor Altadena firefighters and sheriff's deputies for their work during the Station Fire. The ballroom at the Davies Building decorated for the event. Hot dogs and sausages grilled on the fire. Among the food donors: Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, Mi Place, Green Street Restaurant, […]

NAACP to hold Education Forum Oct. 17 @ Community Center

NAACP to hold Education Forum Oct. 17 @ Community Center

The Altadena NAACP will hold an Education Forum on Sat., Oct. 17, 9 AM-12 PM at the Altadena Community Center, 730 E. Altadena Dr. The forum features members of the Pasadena Unified School District board discussing California budget implications for PUSD education programs through 2011.  The event is free and open to the public.  For […]

Child Health Foundation clinic opens Oct. 12

Child Health Foundation clinic opens Oct. 12

While the country struggles with the issue of health care reform, Pasadena is moving forward with a collaborative effort to provide access to primary health care services to all underserved families within the city.  To showcase this important project initiated by the Pasadena Child Health Foundation (PCHF), the newly expanded and renovated health clinic at […]

Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy holds fundraiser Oct. 3

Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy holds fundraiser Oct. 3

The Arroyo & Foothills Conservancy (formerly the Altadena Foothills Conservancy) is holding a fundraiser this weekend: Dear Friends –  I hope you can join us for this event!  Assemblymember Anthony & Ellen Portantino And the Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy Board of Directors Cordially invite you to an Afternoon tea celebrating the introduction of The Foothills […]