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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. [...]

Mt. Wilson toll road: accessible at last, just not open!

Mt. Wilson toll road: accessible at last, just not open!

Simon Burrow has been tracking the progress on the re-opening of the Mt. Wilson Toll Road, which accelerated during the Station Fire, succinctly: Five years of obstructionism, lack of will, bureaucracy and negative thinking were overcome in a week by the immediate need to fight a fire. Great pictures and a story at Simons' Mt. [...]

We’ll be back

We’ll be back

Just a lot of things going on, many of which will translate to stories!  Check back here later today for a massive update! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Firefighters: the hotness

Firefighters: the hotness

Our friend Petrea Burchard of Pasadena Daily Photo has a great photo spread and equally great essay on the daring young men who fight our fires.  She took a series of shots of firefighters at rest at the gates to the Cobb Estate, and ladies, it's worth your while to look! Read the Full Story [...]

"Battle for Terra" is Library’s Friday Fun Flick

"Battle for Terra" is Library’s Friday Fun Flick

The Altadena Library's "Fun Flick Friday" continues this Friday with "The Battle for Terra," rated PG.  Admission is free, and the show starts at 3:30. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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