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The incredible lightness of blogging

The incredible lightness of blogging

Blogging will be a little light over the next few days, as we are on vacation.  There is supposed to be wifi where we're going, and we'll probably do some updates, but the point of vacation is … vacation! We will be going to the family seat in Colorado to see our relatives, not the [...]

Not getting the message

Not getting the message

There's been some uptick in the newsgroups with people who are just coming up to speed with the wave of graffiti in Eaton Canyon in June.  We get all our newsgroup feeds at altadenablog@gmail.com, our address at Google Mail.  It's a free service, but Google does give you directed ads on the sidebar and at [...]

Altadena Comedy Festival starts Thurs. to benefit American Cancer Society

Altadena Comedy Festival starts Thurs. to benefit American Cancer Society

The inaugural ALTADENA COMEDY FESTIVAL is a three day event, Aug 13-15, at the Coffee Gallery, 2029 N. Lake Ave., showcasing the very best of comedy talent from Southern California. Spanning a variety of mediums including, stand-up, sketch, improvisation, and online video, established professionals will mix with hot up-and-coming talent. The festival will also include [...]

Gotta do something about Those Manning Boys

Gotta do something about Those Manning Boys

Every year, Those Manning Boys throw one of the best concerts of the summer season at Farnsworth, and this year was no exception — they even brought in a few friends.  The Altadenablog CrappyCam had its usual performance problems, but Bill Westphal never fails to save our hash. The Boys and their friends filled the [...]

The Lenz dive-asty

The Lenz dive-asty

PSN has a short feature on Annika Lenz.  The Pasadena Poly freshman is the third member of a dynasty of champion divers from Altadena (including sisters Felicitas and Cosima).  We also like that they seem to be named for Byzantine saints. Go to AltadenaBlog

Altadena Trails meeting cancelled

Altadena Trails meeting cancelled

Trail Folks– The Tuesday, August 11th meeting of the Altadena Crest Trail Restoration Working Group (ACTRWG) Steering Committee has been cancelled, because many people are out of town. The next meeting will be on the normal 2nd Tuesday of September, 9/8, as usual at the Altadena Community Center. Happy Trails! Robert Staehle ACTRWG Steering Committee [...]

Bad deeds done not-so-cheap

Bad deeds done not-so-cheap

Got an email today form Pamela Forrest and Jennifer Shephard about an old scam that's making the rounds once again:  We just received a very obvious scam in our mail box today.  The official looking yellow envelope is from the "Title Compliance Board . . . Records Retrieval Division" and they're asking for (demanding) 9 in order to [...]

Thanks for your support!

Thanks for your support!

Wow!  And they say August is a slow month!  We'd like to thank all our new Altadenablog advertisers, who help keep this blog going! (Maybe some day we'll actually cover expenses!)  We encourage you to patronize these local organizations: Curves Altadena, 2525 N. Lake #6, 797-9177 Christ the Shepherd Lutheran Church, 185 W. Altadena Dr., [...]

Box up your dreams at the library Tuesday

Box up your dreams at the library Tuesday

When is a box not a box?  When it's transformed by your own creativity! The Altadena Library will be holding a "Not a Box" party on Tues., Aug. 11, from 2-4 PM in the community room at 600 E. Mariposa. Bring your own box — leave with whatever you make it! Go to AltadenaBlog

Parks Summer Showcase next Sun., Aug. 16

Parks Summer Showcase next Sun., Aug. 16

The Altadena Arts Council and LA County Dept. of Parks & Recreation will hold a "Summer Showcase and Community Barbecue" on Sun., Aug. 16, 2-6 PM.  The event will be held at Farnsworth Park, and will highlight the programs being offered at Altadena parks. Go to AltadenaBlog

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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