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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 [...]

Burbank Elementary starts Chinese language program

Burbank Elementary starts Chinese language program

PSN education writer Caroline An looks at Burbank Elementary School's new dual language (English-Mandarin) program. Go to AltadenaBlog

Fire is an old enemy

Fire is an old enemy

The Altadena Historical Society (of which we are members) has a great story in their Sept. newsletter on fires in 1934 and 1935, which endangered La Vina and the Cobb Estate (click to get the pdf version). Jane Brackman of the Historical Society says: Every once in a while Altadena Historical Society sends out information [...]

A Hot August Night in September

A Hot August Night in September

Dean Colley and Hot August Night brought the Sheriff's Support Group of Altadena's summer concert series to a rockin' conclusion with the songs of Neil Diamond.  The ever-dependable Bill Westphal was there, and shares these pictures with us: Dean Colley led the audience on a road trip through the past. Smoke effects!  Now THAT's what [...]

USO Show rocks Farnsworth Park

USO Show rocks Farnsworth Park

Show of Support/Theater Americana put on "A USO Show" tonight at Farnsworth Park to commemorate 9/11 and pay tribute to our military and first responders.  We couldn't make it, but Monica Hubbard got a good shot of the festivities. Go to AltadenaBlog

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Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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