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Project: Altadena — turn in your cameras now!

Project: Altadena  — turn in your cameras now!

Just got this email from Photography by Walt and Molly TIerney about the status of Project: Altadena, 100 photographers and 2700 pictures of life in Altadena in July, 2009: Half the cameras have been turned in! Today was the original deadline to return the cameras. There is going to be an extension no later than Aug [...]

… and another one rides the bus

… and another one rides the bus

Sheriff's deputies were called out a little before 10 AM this morning at Lake and Mendocino.  Sheriff's station reports that it was a "disgruntled passenger" on the Metro bus. Go to AltadenaBlog

Shout out to LA's biking spokes-man

Shout out to LA's biking spokes-man

KCET's website has just inaugurated a new feature, "Better Know a SoCal Blogger," and the first one they feature is Ted Rogers of Bikinginla, the indispensible guide to anyone traveling on two wheels in the city.  We have to give the shout-out because we've known Mr. Rogers for darn near forty years, we even married [...]

Library hosts Fun Flick Fridays in August

Library hosts Fun Flick Fridays in August

Summer's not over yet, and the Altadena Library continues its menu of summer fun flicks every Friday, starting at 3:30 PM in the main library, 600 E. Mariposa. All films are free, and include free popcorn! Films include: Aug. 7: Fast and Furious (rated PG-13)Aug. 14: Race to Witch Mountain (rated PG)Aug. 21: 17 Again [...]

August land use committee meeting cancelled, cell tower deferred

August land use committee meeting cancelled, cell tower deferred

Just got a note from Altadena Town Council's land use committee chair Brian League: Due to lack of an available quorum the August 4, 2009 meeting of the Land Use Committee of the Altadena Town Council has been canceled.  Our next regular meeting is Tuesday September 1, 2009 at 7:00 PM.   The Cell Site Conditional [...]

Coffee Gallery Comedy Festival to help Relay for Life Aug. 13-15

Coffee Gallery Comedy Festival to help Relay for Life Aug. 13-15

Alerted to this message by Sarah Eagle of the American Cancer Society: INAUGURAL ALTADENA COMEDY FESTIVAL SET FOR AUGUST 13-15 Major Three-Day Comedic Event to Help Raise Funds for the American Cancer Society ALTADENA, Calif. – July 28, 2009 – Funnier than playing chess blindfolded, organizers of the Altadena Comedy Festival today announced the inaugural [...]

Flintridge Bookstore & Coffee House re-opens

Flintridge Bookstore & Coffee House re-opens

From one of our neighboring cities, good news:  The Flintridge Bookstore & Coffee House is having a grand re-opening this Sat., Aug. 1.  The bookstore was damaged and closed down after a tractor trailer came careening down Angeles Crest Highway this April, smashing into cars and the bookshop and killing a father and daughter in [...]

Ice cream finale for library's summer reading program Tues., Aug. 4

Ice cream finale for library's summer reading program Tues., Aug. 4

Beat the heat and celebrate your summer reading adventures with the Altadena Library's Ice Cream Finale for this year's summer reading club participants!  There will be drawings and other fun activities, too, starting at 2 PM at the main library, 600 E. Mariposa. Go to AltadenaBlog

Injured hiker rescue going on now

Injured hiker rescue going on now

… in case those of you on the east side wondered what all the chopper traffic is.  Sheriff's station says an injured hiker just beyond the falls, search and rescue has been activated, but fire dept. is up there now.  They know where the hiker is, they're just in the process of extraction. Go to [...]

Lake Ave./Arts Coalition Open House set for Sat., Sept. 5

Lake Ave./Arts Coalition Open House set for Sat., Sept. 5

You can't get too much of a good thing.  After May's first (and wildly successful) open house, the North Lake Ave. Business District in conjunction with the Altadena Arts Coalition will have another open house over Labor Day weekend — Sat., Sept. 5, from 5 PM until 10 or so. Highlight of the event will [...]

Maude Woods - Opening October 22nd in Pasadena

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