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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 […]

Auto accident, Santa Rosa and Woodbury

Auto accident, Santa Rosa and Woodbury

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

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