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Go Santa, or go home

Go Santa, or go home
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Just captured this guy among a pack of runners heading south on Altadena Drive. Sometimes we really love living here. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Five Acres hosts supporters in holiday open house

Five Acres hosts supporters in holiday open house

Members of the Rose Court In black) flank guests Emily Deschanel and Matthew Lillard, with Five Acres executive director Chanel Boutakidis at cocktail reception Dec. 5. from Five Acres Five Acres hosted its annual holiday open house on Thursday, December 5, and the support from the community was abundant with more than 200 supporters and […]

Happy Altadena Holiday Weekend!

Happy Altadena Holiday Weekend!

TOO MUCH TO DO this weekend, but it’s all good, as the holidays draw near. Check them out after the jump. Thurs., Dec. 12 Mark Twain Bellringers: Join the Altadena Library for an evening of Holiday Music with the Mark Twain Bell Ringers from Mark Twain Middle School. Ron Theile, Director. The group has performed […]

Sheriffs looking for volunteers for sorting and distribution Dec. 19-21

Sheriffs looking for volunteers for sorting and distribution Dec. 19-21

by Timothy Rutt The Altadena Sheriff Station is looking for volunteers (teens and adults) to help with the annual holiday food and toy drive. Food boxes need to be sorted and packed on Thursday, Dec. 19, and Friday, Dec. 20.. This year, the sorting will take place at Altadena Community Church, 943 E. Altadena Drive. […]

"Hands Across the Dam" planned for Hahamongna on Sat., Dec. 14

"Hands Across the Dam" planned for Hahamongna on Sat., Dec. 14

by Timothy Rutt Hahamongna Watershed activists are holding an event Saturday morning to protest the county’s silt excavation plan. "Hands across the Dam" will take place Dec. 14 atop Devil’s Gate Dam at 11 AM. The action is to protest the extensive silt excavation plan, which will involve a fleet of trucks operating six days […]

Breaking : fire on 2600 Block of Lincoln

Breaking : fire on 2600 Block of Lincoln

More as we get it. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

‘Tis the season to steal packages

‘Tis the season to steal packages

by Timothy Rutt Lots of chatter in the newsgroups lately about stolen packages and suspicious vehicles in the neighborhoods. Since this is the time of year when more packages are delivered, your front porch can be ripe pickings for thieves going after your holiday treasures. While it’s largely a crime of opportunity, in years past […]

Gallery McGinty: back on the block

Gallery McGinty:  back on the block

by Timothy Rutt Ben McGinty’s back. Not that he ever went away. But after closing his legendary gallery/performance space/hangout on Lake Avenue, the Gallery at the End of the World, in 2010, McGinty has kept a lower profile. He always made his nut dealing in antiques and vintage goods — the Gallery never turned a […]

Village Playgarden Winter Market Saturday

Village Playgarden Winter Market Saturday

The Village Playgarden, 3636 Skylane Drive, is holding its third annual community celebration and fundraiser Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10 AM-4 PM. Vendors, food, crafts, and handcrafted goods for the holidays, as well as good food and entertainment make it a fun day for the whole family. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Sheriff food and toy drive neighborhood collections Saturday

Sheriff food and toy drive neighborhood collections Saturday

by Timothy Rutt This Saturday, neighborhood groups will be helping by collecting food and toys for the Altadena Sheriff Stations’a annual holiday drive. With the goal of helping over 250 needy families in Altadena, the neighborhoods of La Vina and Palm Street will be collecting items for the drive this Saturday, Dec. 7. Donations should […]