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Auto accident, Santa Rosa and Woodbury

Auto accident, Santa Rosa and Woodbury
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Caught this about 4:20 PM.  Ambulance was on scene. Not the car's bumper in left foreground. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

More crime: the latest scams

More crime: the latest scams

A report from a resident of Woodglen Lane to the newsgroups, from yesterday (Friday): About 10 minutes ago my doorbell rang. I did not answer. Two men came into the backyard. Both were about 5'9". One was heavyset and the other medium build. The medium build wore a blue t-shirt with the word O'neill on […]

The farm team: Cathy Gott and Zorthian work on a dream

The farm team: Cathy Gott and Zorthian work on a dream

You can’t stop Cathy Gott when she puts her mind to something.  And now she has her mind set on creating a place in Altadena for autistic and other developmentally challenged adults — on an historic and legendary piece of Altadena property. Cathy and her husband, former Dodger pitcher Jim Gott, have two sons with […]

Weekend open comments

Weekend open comments

What do you want to talk about? (Pictured: hauling the 100-in. reflector up the Mt. Wilson Toll Road to the observatory, c. 1917) Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

And now, the L.A. Times

And now, the L.A. Times

A couple of hours of interviews and finding a charred place in the hills to take a picture … that's our glamorous life.  This'll be in your TImes tomorrow. Thank you, Jim — it's a good piece! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Charles White Park to receive outdoor fitness zone

Charles White Park to receive outdoor fitness zone

From the office of Supv.  Mike Antonovich: A new outdoor fitness zone will be installed at Charles White Park, 77 Mountain View Street in Altadena, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich. At a cost of $45,000, provided through a MetLife Grant to Los Angeles County Parks, the fitness zone is an easy-to-use outdoor gym with equipment […]

Handling gangs "The Pasadena Way"

Handling gangs "The Pasadena Way"

Thought this was worth sharing, in today's Pasadena Weekly: a piece by Pasadena Police Chief Bernard Melekian on why the streets DIDN'T run red with blood this summer, as predicted, in his town.  Since we're in Pasadena's penumbra, it bears looking at. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

PCC board elections warming up

PCC board elections warming up

PSN has a piece from Emma Gallegos on the race for the Pasadena City College board Nov. 3.  The District 1 seat, representing La Cañada Flintridge, western Altadena and western Pasadena, is held by Geoffrey Baum, who is facing off against challenger Steven Gibson.  District 3 represents northwest Pasadena and Altadena, and is held by […]

Welcome sponsors: Brio Spa, Salon, & Cafe: service, sandwiches, & sangria!

Welcome sponsors: Brio Spa, Salon, & Cafe: service, sandwiches, & sangria!

Altadenablog welcomes our new sponsors: Brio Spa & Salon and Brio Cafe in their recently spiffed-up location at 2003 and 2009 Lake Ave. A few years ago,  Nick Flores was working as an information technology professional, a network engineer and business analyst.  Now, he's crafting healthy sandwiches in the cafe while his co-owner, wife Kaye, […]

Weekendin’

Weekendin’

All events are free unless otherwise noted. Thursday, Sept. 24 Altadena's Eddie King directs "The Andersonville Trial,"  Thurs.-Sat. at 8 PM and Sun. at 2 and 7:30 PM at the Forum at All Saints Church, 132 E. Euclid, Pasadena. Suggested donation is $10, going toward the Peace & Justice ministry at All Saints. Friday, Sept. […]