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Sheriffs looking for burglary suspect

Sheriffs looking for burglary suspect
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Chopper is orbiting around Santa Rosa and Calavaras tonight, 10:20 PM — deputies are looking for a burglary suspect.  If you're in the neighborhood, they recommend you lock your doors and if you see anybody suspicious, dial 911. Go to AltadenaBlog

Altadena Heritage efficient irrigation workshop Aug. 29

Altadena Heritage efficient irrigation workshop Aug. 29

From Michele Zack, we receive word that Altadena Heritage is holding a morning of presentations and practicum on making every precious drop of water count.  Zack will speak on "Eaton's Water: Altadena's first irrigation system."  Tom Poplin of Horizon Landscaping will talk about irrigation systems, water-saving landscape practices, and retrofitting existing systems for efficient irrigation.  […]

Drug incident on Pepper Drive

Drug incident on Pepper Drive

Newsgroup chatter says there was a drug arrest on the 1900 block of Pepper Dr., about 3:30 this afternoon.  Sheriff's station says there was a citation given for marijuana use at that time, but don't have any details. Go to AltadenaBlog

Mt. Wilson Toll Road to re-open this weekend

Mt. Wilson Toll Road to re-open this weekend

It's been a long slog since the rains of '05, but after several months of work, the Mt. Wilson Toll Road is slated to re-open this weekend. LATimes has two artices:  one here, a newsy article, and one here, more of a hiker's perspective.  And yes, the Pinecrest Gate is to be unlocked, too.  Good […]

150,000

150,000

That's the total number of page views we have racked up as of today.  Thank you to all of our advertisers, to our wonderful correspondents (including Michele Zack, Chris Considine, and Bill Westphal, who should really be on staff, if we had a staff!).  And thanks especially to you, our readers, who have helped make […]

Danny's Farm looking for members

Danny's Farm looking for members

Danny's Farm, one of our favorite places, is launching a membership drive. Click on the graphics for more details. Go to AltadenaBlog

Probably Mulder and Scully …

Probably Mulder and Scully …

One more before bed: a reader wonders:  …why a marked FBI truck was being (apparently) towed on Mariposa tonight near Santa Rosa, while an unmarked (we think) old police cruiser crammed with guys went up Santa Rose near the Theosophy institute, shining a high-powered light into the bushes outside the gate? Happened about 9 PM […]

Lincoln Crossing: Staff ignores board's decision, tells county a different story

Lincoln Crossing: Staff ignores board's decision, tells county a different story

When we last looked at the soap opera/business development we call Altadena Lincoln Crossing, outgoing Altadena Town Council member Michele Zack served as the council's rep on the West Altadena Project Area Committee (WAPAC).  When Zack left the council in July, she was replaced by councilman Gene Campbell.  WAPAC passed a motion to send a […]

"The History Man" at Altadena Junction Aug. 29

"The History Man" at Altadena Junction Aug. 29

Lance Anderson's performance space, Altadena Junction, starts its new season with ”The History Man,” a new one act play by local storytelling stalwart Leslie Perry, as well as other stories and poems featuring Perry and Finn Carter. The performance is at Altadena Junction, 2524 & 2526 El Molino, on Sat., Aug. 29, 8-10 PM.  For […]

Town council will launch ethics investigaton

Town council will launch ethics investigaton

We were not able to attend tonight's meeting, but thanks to reports from folks on the ground, we learned as expected that the Altadena Town Council will form a committee to investigate charges and determine if there has been an ethical violation by a council member.  (The council member is not named, but is expected […]