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More on burglaries

More on burglaries

Town Council chair Gino Sund sent this letter out to the newsgroups, and we think it's worth sharing: I do know that a swath of Altadena from the top of Lake to the Southeast border of Altadena seems to be targeted by a home burglary crew.  It is believed to be a street gang from [...]

Altadena Library is looking for artists

Altadena Library is looking for artists

Call to artists“SHARE YOUR ART with THE COMMUNITY” The Altadena Library District is seeking artists of all mediums to display artwork in our Community Room. All experience levels, individual artists, and collaborative teams are welcome. Security/Anti-theft devices are available for framed artwork. A secured display case is also available for smaller pieces, sculptures, collections, etc.  Application process:     [...]

President Streets faces burglary wave

President Streets faces burglary wave

PSN has a story about three burglaries in three hours in the President Streets neighborhood.  There have been eight burglaries there in the past month.  Keep your eyes open — someone's pretty active who doesn't belong there! Go to AltadenaBlog

Simmons interview on Crown City News

Simmons interview on Crown City News

Props to Crown City News for getting an interview with town councilman Herbert H. Simmons on his investigation by town council.  Not too informative, but worth watching for those following at home. Go to AltadenaBlog

Boneheads on the loose at Cobb Estate

Boneheads on the loose at Cobb Estate

Janette Williams of PSN writes in this morning's paper that six Audobon Society interpretive signs, installed 18 months ago on the Cobb Estate at a cost of ,000, have instead become magnets for vandalism — excuse us, canvases for graffiti art.  Now, as someone once cautioned us, "there is actually a history to the role [...]

Short takes

Short takes

Altadenan Kenny Yapkowitz (which is our Name of the Day) and his band, "… and the Leasebreakers" (yes, the ellipsis is part of it) recently accompanied a silent film as part of a fundraiser for William S. Hart Park in Newhall.  Kenny's on banjo, young Fionn (second grade at St. Mark's School) was off playing [...]

Sheriffs looking for burglary suspect

Sheriffs looking for burglary suspect

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 [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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