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Station Fire: continuing updates

Station Fire: continuing updates

Things are happening very quickly now, so we've decided to create this top-of-page section to keep abreast of new information.  We're relying on brodcast and newssite reports, first-hand reports from readers, the scanner, and Twitter.  If you have any other sources of info, let us know and we'll use 'em! Inciweb Station Fire website (not […]

We're on firewatch

We're on firewatch

Thanks as always to Bill Westphal for the astounding photograph of JPL below the Station fire, taken at the Windsor/Ventura turnout last night. Other bits and pieces we will fill in as we get them.  Keep checking here!: Chaney Trail gate was closed as a precautionary measure. Here's the InciWeb site for updates on the […]

Two Meadows homes evacuated

Two Meadows homes evacuated

Via Dennis Bridwell, two homes on Risinghill were asked to voluntarily evacuate as a precaution due to a change in wind direction from the Station Fire near La Canada.  About 500 homes have been evacuated in La Canada so far, according to the latest reports. Go to AltadenaBlog

Land Use Committee Sept. 1 meeting cancelled – cell tower continued

Land Use Committee Sept. 1 meeting cancelled – cell tower continued

From chair Brian League: The LUC continued the AT&T Cell Phone Tower Conditional Use Permit located at the Lincoln Ave Reservoir site (Fair Oaks and Loma Alta) from its June meeting.  The applicant's representative requested the item be continued to the October meeting.   The applicant is in the process of evaluating an alternative site for this […]

Project: Altadena Open House next Sat.

Project: Altadena Open House next Sat.

Molly Tierney at Photography by Walt tells us she's very excited about the photos that will appear in "Project: Altadena" — a month (or so!) long project of local photographers from all walks of life, armed with a disposable camera of 27 pictures, recording life in our town. In celebration, the Altadena Arts Coalition is […]

Taking the day off

Taking the day off

Dr. Mrs. Altadenablog will be going into surgery today, so we're taking the day off.  (Some stuff we've previously programmed in will be published today, but we're not going to keep up with ongoing events, such as the fires).  Hope to see you soon — keep us in your thoughts & prayers today. Go to […]

Tomorrow will be smokin'

Tomorrow will be smokin'

… 'cause of the fire in the Angeles National Forest above La Canada-Flintridge. Red flag warnings in the mountains for the foreseeable future, triple digit temps predicted for tomorrow, a nasty day all around. And if you're planning on hitting the links, don't go to Brookside.  Pasadena's Public Information Officer and righteous babe Ann Erdman […]

Recommendations on burglaries

Recommendations on burglaries

Carolyn Seitz of the Sheriff's Community Advisory Committee sent out this email to all newsgroups on the rash of burglaries: Greetings to you all, Many of you are aware, some more painfully than others, that we are experiencing a big spike in burglaries in Altadena – both residential and auto. These burglaries are not isolated […]

All-American Wranglers at Farnsworth Park Sat.

All-American Wranglers at Farnsworth Park Sat.

The All American Wranglers will perform Sat., Aug. 29, as part of the Sheriff's Support Group of Altadena Summer Concert Series at Farnsworth Park, 7-9 PM.  Admission is free. The All American Wranglers have performed for many special events, corporate functions, concerts, as well as five shows nightly at the Los Angeles County Fair. Some […]

WAPAC to send revised motion to county (let's see if they do!)

WAPAC to send revised motion to county (let's see if they do!)

Michele Zack, who contributed the notes about last month's meeting of the West Altadena Project Area Committee which is supervising the development of Lincoln Crossing, shares with us her public comments at last night's meeting.  The WAPAC board told the staff to send a letter to the county containing their actual motion this time, rather […]

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