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Commission on Women launches "Survival Guide"

Commission on Women launches "Survival Guide"

The Pasadena Commission on the Status of Women is holding a 'do next week, Tues. Sept. 29, 6-8 PM, to mark the launch of its 2009-2010 Survival Guide.  The Guide is a directory of local Pasadena area agencies and organizations that can provide various kinds of help and support in times of need, with a [...]

Storytelling Jam at Altadena Junction this Sunday

Storytelling Jam at Altadena Junction this Sunday

Altadena Junction proudly presents… Storytelling Jam (spoken word and music) An evening of unique performers blending storytelling and music in an intimate setting. Featuring Julio Martinez, Geoffrey Leigh Tozer and Beverly Mickins. Hosted by Lance Anderson. About The Performers:Julio Martinez is the weekly host of KPFK Radio’s Arts in Review, is a theatre critic for [...]

Looking for Farleigh

Looking for Farleigh

The Brennans are looking for their dog: Farleigh is a 6 year old tricolor male, he is Australian shepherd and Rottweiler mix, he is very friendly dog about 95lbs. He was wearing a collar with his dog tags and another collar with a brass bell, he is micro-chipped. He was last seen at the trail [...]

Arroyo Food Co-Op meetings Oct. 2, 10

Arroyo Food Co-Op meetings Oct. 2, 10

Our friends at the Arroyo Food Co-op have two important meetings planned this month that are worth your consideration: The regular Co-op Social will be held at the Zane Grey Estate, 396 E. Mariposa, at 7:30 PM on Wed., Oct. 7.  Reservations are requested. The co-op's long-awaited membership launch event will be held Sat. Oct. [...]

After the fire — from space!

After the fire — from space!

Alice Wessen of JPL (and so much more) sends us a link to this image of the Station Fire zone: This image, captured by the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) on NASA’s Terra satellite on September 6, shows the extent of the burned area. The newly charred land is black in this [...]

Bear Sat. morning @ Stonehill & E. Loma Alta

Bear  Sat. morning @ Stonehill & E. Loma Alta

Yep — they're still out there.  Bears, that is. One of the posts in the "neighbors" newsgroup this morning, from someone who lives at about Stonehill and E. Loma Alta: We were visited by a fairly large brown bear last night about 4:30am.  He entered the backyard (somehow, we don't know) and was climbing our [...]

Ladybug, ladybug, fly away home; your house is on fire, your children are gone

Ladybug, ladybug, fly away home; your house is on fire, your children are gone

Dave Jurasevich of the Mt. Wilson Observatory staff took some pictures of the aftermath of the Station fire on Mt. Wilson, along the route to the observatory. (Pictured: Lady Bug Canyon).  Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Get ready for mudder’s day

Get ready for mudder’s day

Two items crossed our virtual desk about the next thing to worry about: mudslides! From Supv. Michael Antonovich's office: The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works is offering free engineering advice for homeowners affected by the fires and concerned about erosion, mud-flows, and related issues, announced Supervisor Antonovich. The toll-free hotline is (800) 214-4020 [...]

Volunteers needed to honor first responders at Oct. 1 barbecue

Volunteers needed to honor first responders at Oct. 1 barbecue

LA County Department of Parks and Recreation is looking for volunteers to help them hold a barbecue for firefighters and sheriff's deputies to honor them for their work on the Station Fire. The barbecue will be Thurs. Oct. 1 at Farnsworth Park, from 11 AM- 3PM.  Wes Kawano, recreation services leader of the Altadena/Foothill District [...]

Hometown boy makes good

Hometown boy makes good

Spent a pleasant afternoon yesterday posing for pictures at Farnsworth Park and talking to Prospect Park Books' Colleen Dunn Bates for this article  appearing on the invaluable Hometown Pasadena's website today. Go to AltadenaBlog

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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