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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

Altadena Town Council Meeting, Tues., Aug. 18, 7 PM

Altadena Town Council Meeting, Tues., Aug. 18, 7 PM

… at the Community Center, 730 E. Altadena Dr. Go to AltadenaBlog

CERT training offered at Loma Alta Park Oct. 13-17

CERT training offered at Loma Alta Park Oct. 13-17

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training will be offered Oct. 13-17 by Los Angeles County Parks & Recreation.  CERT is designed to help you protect yourself, your family, and your neighbors in an emergency situation.  It's a good program, and it's free!  Check the flyer for more information. Go to AltadenaBlog

Perseid shower starts (real early) tomorrow

Perseid shower starts (real early) tomorrow

Bill Westphal relays this news from SpaceWeather.com: POSSIBLE PERSEID METEOR OUTBURST: This year's Perseid meteor shower could be even better than usual.  According to NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office, a  filament of comet dust has drifted across Earth's path and when Earth passes through it, sometime between 0800 and 0900 UT (1 – 2 am PDT) [...]

Library teen program: Make a collage Aug. 18

Library teen program: Make a collage Aug. 18

Bring magazines to use or share and learn to make a collage as part of the Altadena Library's teen program, 2-4 PM at the Main Library on Tues., Aug. 18. Go to AltadenaBlog

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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