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Dates set for Arroyo Food Co-op annual meeting, Folk Tree fundraiser

Dates set for Arroyo Food Co-op annual meeting, Folk Tree fundraiser
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by Timothy Rutt The Arroyo Food Co-op has announced upcoming events for members and supporters. The Folk Tree (217 S. Fair Oaks, Pasadena) is hosting a fundraiser for the Co-op on November 23 and 24. Mention the Arroyo Food Co-op, and 15% of the proceeds of your purchase will be donated to the Co-op (you […]

Poetry corner: Veteran’s Day

Poetry corner: Veteran’s Day

Photo by Bill Westphal "11-11- 11" from gloriana casey WAR—-ended in November month, on the eleventh hour. The day was the eleventh one when warring lost its power. The Great War was the name of it, and also World War I. So many died, were starved and maimed; all nations were undone. For 70 million […]

Pet of the week: "Jewels"

Pet of the week: "Jewels"

At the Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich presents “Jewels,” a 3-month old German Shepherd, one of many pets available for adoption now. For more information about adopting a pet, please call the Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control at 562-728-4610. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Music is the food of love (for those who love food …)

Music is the food of love (for those who love food …)

by Timothy Rutt An old fashioned hootenanny in the barn (or a corrogated steel garage) attracted about 40 people for an Arroyo Food Co-op fundraiser Friday night. The Thorinbirds (from left, multi-instrumental threat Lina Bird and Duane Thorin) joined the Licata Brothers (Jimmy and Tony) playing classic folk songs, pop songs, standards, and more at […]

Turkey Tussle tonight at Rose Bowl

Turkey Tussle tonight at Rose Bowl

from the Pasadena Unified School District Pasadena High School and John Muir High School in the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) will meet in the Turkey Tussle football game Friday, November 8 at the Rose Bowl. Muir leads PHS in the series 40-17 with 2 ties. The winner of the game will ring and take […]

Captain says community needs "a better network" to combat crime at ACONA meeting

Captain says community needs "a better network" to combat crime at ACONA meeting

by Timothy Rutt The bad guys already have a network; as for the good guys, Altadena’s sheriff captain says, “We need a better network.” Capt. John S. Benedict told Tuesday’s meeting of the Altadena Coalition of Neighborhood Associations that local gang members — when they’re not shooting at each other — will sometimes form alliances […]

Robert Frank Design: making a beautiful space

Robert Frank Design: making a beautiful space

by Timothy Rutt A kitchen design that combines a classic look with modern fixtures. Robert Frank did not start out to be an interior designer. “I initially started doing work for myself,” Frank said, “because I would buy houses and flip them.” He found that he had a particular affinity with kitchen and bath design. […]

Election final: McKenzie, Tuck are library trustees

Election final:  McKenzie, Tuck are library trustees

by Timothy Rutt With all votes counted, newcomer Meredith McKenzie and incumbent David Tuck have been elected to the Altadena Library District Board of Trustees in today’s election. Final tally, according to LA Count’s election website with all 13 precincts reporting, is 1,129 for McKenzie, and 1,041 for Tuck. Former board member Steven S. Lamb […]

Farmer’s Market opens the grand tour tomorrow

Farmer’s Market opens the grand tour tomorrow

by TImothy Rutt There’ll be a lot of activity at tomorrow’s Altadena Farmers’ Market. Tour: Become a Farmers’ Market VIP and come shop with Market Manager Joseph Shuldiner. Join Joseph as he shops the market and personally introduces you to the farmers and food makers. You’ll learn the difference between a "CertifiedMarket" and "Certified Organic" […]

Election tomorrow: Library trustees, PCC Board

Election tomorrow: Library trustees, PCC Board

by Timothy Rutt Local elections will be held tomorrow for seats on the Altadena Library Board of Trustees and, in west Altadena, for Pasadena City College board. There are three candidates running for two seats on the library board; incumbent David Tuck, former board member Steven S. Lamb, and newcomer Meredith McKenzie. We have profles […]