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Eliot Middle School: for body and mind!

Eliot Middle School: for body and mind!
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A couple of recent kudos to Eliot Middle School: Pasadena Now reports that the school "has won the Los Angeles Regional Award in the 2009 Governor’s Challenge for 'outstanding efforts to promote fitness for students, parents and teachers.'"  The school won a ,000 award for fitness equipment and a ,000 gift card to CVS Pharmacy. […]

Barks and Books is back at the Library, Sept. 26

Barks and Books is back at the Library, Sept. 26

Barks and Books is back at the Altadena Library, 600 E. Mariposa, on Sat., Sept. 26. Read to Pearl, a friendly rescued poodle.  (We've read to Pearl, and it's a lot of fun!) Barks and Books starts at 10 AM. Go to AltadenaBlog

Altadena Town Council highlights

Altadena Town Council highlights

It was one of those "what just happened?" meetings at tonight's Altadena Town Council. A promised uneventful meeting was waylaid by a motion from councilman Herbert Simmons to amend the council's bylaws to comply with the Brown Act.  The Act requires and regulates open meetings for California government bodies. Councilman Okorie Ezieme, who seconded the […]

Brown Mountain is ashy gray

Brown Mountain is ashy gray

Altadenablog reader andrea damian sent us a link to her pictures: hello not sure if you want these but im a mountain biker in the meadows and religiously ride brown mountain and el prieto,  i took a bunch of saddening photos on my ride if you want to show any to others who are hikers […]

Tuesday open thread

Tuesday open thread

What's happening in your world today? Go to AltadenaBlog

Sheriff's burglary forum set for Webster School, 7 PM Oct. 7

Sheriff's burglary forum set for Webster School, 7 PM Oct. 7

This is your opportunity to find out what the Sheriff's Department has been doing about burglaries, what they are currently doing and what is planned.  It is also your opportunity to find out what you can do to HELP the Sheriff's Department and your neighborhood, including ways to better protect your homes without jeopardizing your […]

Be afraid ….

Be afraid ….

We just got our first Christmas catalog in the mail today. Go to AltadenaBlog

New Heart Spirit Life Conference Oct. 2-4

New Heart Spirit Life Conference Oct. 2-4

Altadena’s New Heart Foursquare Church announces its premier annual event, SPIRIT LIFE CONFERENCE ’09 on Oct. 2-4. This year the theme is “Prepare to Grow! – 4 Keys to Spirit Filled Living”. Strategies for effective personal growth will be presented along with keys to building strong foundations for long-term growth and success. This year the keynote […]

Hitting the trails — what's hot, and what's not!

Hitting the trails — what's hot, and what's not!

Now that the Station Fire no longer endangers our hills, people are venturing out to see what's open, what's closed, and what still may be a danger spot. First, it's important to remember that if the Forest Service or another agency has closed a trail, stay off of it.  There may still be dangers (smouldering […]

Taking home (a) plate Sept. 26

Taking home (a) plate Sept. 26

Colleen Elkins, one of the Covert Potters, sends us this about their next event: "Take the Plate Picnic" Please join me and the other Covert Potters for a fun-filled afternoon at Farnsworth Park in Altadena on Sat., Sept. 26 from 1-4 PM. For , you get a delicious meal and your choice of ceramic plate on which […]