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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

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

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

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

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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