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I am, I said … going to Farnsworth Park Sat.

I am, I said … going to Farnsworth Park Sat.

Got this note from Robert Klomburg of the Sheriff's Support Group, sponsors of tomorrow's concert: Van, our sound engineer, also does the Concerts in the Park in La Canada on Sunday nights. He told me their audience is about the same as ours. When Hot August Night played there in August, they had 3,500 people [...]

Rape reported Sept. 9

Rape reported Sept. 9

… from Crimereports.com, deputies took a report of a forcible rape of an adult female on the 2000 block of N. Garfield, about 6 AM Sept. 9. Go to AltadenaBlog

Prepare for a little "boom-boom!"

Prepare for a little "boom-boom!"

Getting from lots of our readers that the space shuttle is likely to land at Edwards AFB about 5:52 this afternoon — so prepare for the double sonic boom! Go to AltadenaBlog

Weekend open thread

Weekend open thread

What's going on? Comments Open! (Pictured: Prof. TSC Lowe) Go to AltadenaBlog

"Staying motivated during a job search" starts at Altadena Baptist Sept. 15

"Staying motivated during a job search" starts at Altadena Baptist Sept. 15

Not many of us enjoy looking for work.  In a bad economy when a job search can extend for months on end, a difficult task to begin with can become overwhelming.  Finances get stretched.  Self-esteem can suffer.  Energy begins to flag.  Those around us don’t understand what we’re going through.  It becomes difficult to know [...]

Thursday open thread

Thursday open thread

We've been uber-swamped by return-to-school stuff the past day — hope to resume updates this afternoon!  In the meantime — what's on your mind? (PIctured: Zane Grey) Go to AltadenaBlog

Wednesday open thread

Wednesday open thread

What's on your mind? (Pictured: Altadena artist Charles White) Go to AltadenaBlog

Preparing for the worst

Preparing for the worst

Altadena  and Crescenta Valley deputies participated in a simulated school invasion today at the old Edison School. The post-Columbine theory of school invasions is not to wait for a SWAT team to be assembled, it's grab all the cops you can and go in.  The deputies were faced with several scenarios in the school site, [...]

Antonovich calls for review of county's wildfire response

Antonovich calls for review of county's wildfire response

From Supv. Antonovich's office: In response to countless reports from constituents on the lack of timely, accurate and user-friendly incident updates on County websites about evacuations, road closures, shelters, transit schedules and school closures, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich has requested a thorough review of the County’s response to the Station Fire to  ensure that the [...]

Tuesday Firewatch PM

Tuesday Firewatch PM

As we did yesterday, we're breaking up the posts on fire information because our provider gets the vapors if the posts get too long.  For the full picture, check out the previous story and comments. And a nod to Mary McNamara of the LA Times for a trenchant article on "You can send a helicopter [...]

Gooden Open House Saturday, January 11

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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