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… to our readers who are looking for our usual Tues. night/Wed. morning rundown of the Town Council meeting.  We have a medical situation and won't be able to attend, but we'll talk to people who were there and get the rundown when we have a chance. Go to AltadenaBlog

Back-to-school crafts at the Library, Aug. 25, 2-4 PM.

Back-to-school crafts at the Library, Aug. 25, 2-4 PM.

Is it that time already?  Bring your notebooks or other school items to decorate, or make your own pencil box, notepads, calendars and more to get ready for school.  Altadena Main Library, 600 E. Mariposa, 2-4 PM on Tues., Aug. 25. Go to AltadenaBlog

Council to hold closed meeting to consider ethics investigation

Council to hold closed meeting to consider ethics investigation

The Altadena Town Council will meet in closed session Tuesday night, before its regular meeting, to consider mounting an investigation into possible ethical violations. New councilmember Herbert Simmons (CT 4602) claims in an email that the meeting is "an attempt to secretly stop me .. from bringing positive changes and ideas to Altadena."  Simmons, in […]

Rose Bowl resource fair marks "Global Compassion Day"

Rose Bowl resource fair marks "Global Compassion Day"

Sat., Aug. 29 is Global Compassion Day (who knew?  and where did we stash our decorations?), and the Church of Pasadena in conjunction with the Employment Development Department of California and The Foothill Workforce Investment Board will mark it with a resource fair at the Rose Bowl Court of Champions, from 10 AM – 5 […]

Positivi-Tea at Webster's Fine Stationers

Positivi-Tea at Webster's Fine Stationers

Webster's Fine Stationers (Altadenablog sponsor) held a tea Sunday afternoon to celebrate their storied past in Altadena. A good crowd was there (that's Ben McGinty in tats, and local raw food guru Revvell Revati in blue) … … and much better photographers than us (Project: Altadena's creative force Molly Tierney, left, with Debi Swanson Patrick, […]

Master Chorale presents "Songs of the Word" at Altadena Community Church

Master Chorale presents "Songs of the Word" at Altadena Community Church

Altadena Community Church must be the happening place for music these days — first Carol Channing on Sept. 6, then the Pasadena Master Chorale's summer choir appearing in a program Sept. 20.  Pasadena Now has the details. Go to AltadenaBlog

Appeals court says Sahag-Mesrob to remain closed

Appeals court says Sahag-Mesrob to remain closed

Part of our catching-up process: Sahag-Mesrob Armenian Christian School's Palm St. campus will remain closed, pending the outcome of the court case on their conditional use permit in September.  The court of appeals ruled July 23 to keep the school closed, overruling a previous court decision in June. Sahag-Mesrob opened its 200-student Palm St. campus […]

A night to remember at Farnsworth Park

A night to remember at Farnsworth Park

The amazing Bill Westphal sends us pictures from last night's historic Sheriff's Support Group concert at Farnsworth Park.  Not only was the crowd there to enjoy local jazz guitarist Brian Hughes, but they were there to honor Altadena's own legend John Levy, who played bass with, and later managed, so many stars of jazz.  The […]

Back to the grind …

Back to the grind …

Home now, doing a little catch-up, getting ready for bed, but … just got word over the scanner about midnight Sat. that sheriffs and chopper are on their way to tackle a party of about 150 people making noise at Fair Oaks and Mendocino. Go to AltadenaBlog

On the road again …

On the road again …

We're traveling today, will be back in the saddle tomorrow.  Many updates planned thru the week, including a controversy roiling around Town Council. Go to AltadenaBlog