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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 [...]

Alleged burglars busted

Alleged burglars busted

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 [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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