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Alleged burglars busted

Alleged burglars busted
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The inimitable C. Jake has sent this to the newsgroups (and to us): I just heard from Captain Blow at the Altadena Sheriff Station that 2 men have been arrested [this afternoon] attempting to break into a home on New York Drive. They knocked on a door with a flyer of a lost cat saying […]

Emergency preparedness meeting tonight @ Community Center

Emergency preparedness meeting tonight @ Community Center

Don't forget that the Altadena Sheriff's Station will host a meeting on emergency preparedness tonight at the Community Center, 730 E. Altadena Dr., starting at 7 PM. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Thomas named president of county human relations commission

Thomas named president of county human relations commission

Altadena town councilmember Dr. Sandra Thomas, founder and CEO of the Quality of Life Center, was elected the first black woman president of the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations.  PSN has the details. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Star party Sat. @ Eaton Canyon

Star party Sat. @ Eaton Canyon

Eaton Canyon Nature Center's final Twilight Program of 2009 will be on Sat, Oct. 3 at 7 PM, and it's a good one: Bonnie Burratti of JPL will speak about the recent mission to Pluto (still a planet, we say!) as well as a "Star Party" following her speech with telescopes set up to view […]

Historically Black College Night Oct. 8 @ Loma Alta Park

Historically Black College Night Oct. 8 @ Loma Alta Park

Loma Alta Park (3330 N. Lincoln) will host Black College Night on Thurs., Oct. 8, from 6-9 PM. Learn more about Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), speak to recent HBCU alumni from California, receive scholarship and financial aid information, and find out how to attend a HBCU tour. There will also be a performance […]

After the fire: plants, animals, people, blogs

After the fire: plants, animals, people, blogs

(Pictured: caught on the road by the Altadenablog Blackberry, an Angeles National Forest Support truck with a sticker commemorating firefighters Ted Hall and Arnie Quinones, who died fighting the Station Fire) LA Times has two post-Station Fire stories today: Julie Cart looks at how the forest will recover; and Paul Pringle looks at resident disgust […]

Open comments Monday

Open comments Monday

… where will you take us today? Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Kazu Kibuishi at the Library Fri.

Kazu Kibuishi at the Library Fri.

The Friends of the Altadena Library is proud to present author, artist and Eisner Award Nominee Kazu Kibuishi. Kazu will be on hand to sign and discuss his new book AMULET 2: THE STONEKEEPER’S CURSE. Kazu will also discuss his writing and illustrating process, the creation of the AMULET series and his other award-winning illustrated […]

Station Fire: little miscalculations add up to disaster

Station Fire: little miscalculations add up to disaster

The LA Times (our new BFF) front-pages a story about miscalculations about the Station Fire — apparently early on nobody expected it to get as big as it did, so not all possible resources were deployed.  A few lessons were learned and some procedural changes will be made — but it's frustrating how close it […]

Hahamongna Watershed meeting Tues., Sept. 29

Hahamongna Watershed meeting Tues., Sept. 29

From Mary Barrie of Friends of Hahamongna: Hahamongna Watershed Park Advisory Committee Meeting Tuesday, September 29, 2009 at 6 p.m. La Casita del Arroyo 177 S. Arroyo Blvd Pasadena   The Hahamongna Advisory Committee will consider recommendations on the adoption of the Annex Plan which has undergone a considerable odyssey since it was brought before […]