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"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

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‘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 […]

Christ the Shepherd Lutheran holiday sale Dec. 14-15

Christ the Shepherd Lutheran holiday sale Dec. 14-15

Christ the Shepherd Lutheran Church, 185 West Altadena Drive, will be holding a Holiday Boutique and Rummage Sale to benefit CTS’ Youth Programs on Saturday, December 14, 12-4 and Sunday December 15, 12-2. The sale will feature handmade jewelry, clothing & home goods by local artisans, vintage dolls, a bake sale and gently used treasures. […]

Christmas dinner at the Pasadena Senior Center Dec. 25

Christmas dinner at the Pasadena Senior Center Dec. 25

from the Pasadena Senior Center There’s no need to cook at home on Christmas Day! The Pasadena Senior Center will be overflowing with holiday spirit during the annual Christmas dinner with all the trimmings Wednesday, Dec. 25. Doors will open at 11:30 p.m. and the meal will be served at noon. Laura Espinosa will entertain […]

Altadena’s Open Studios Art Walk this Sunday, Dec. 8

Altadena’s Open Studios Art Walk this Sunday, Dec. 8

by TImothy Rutt Altadena artists are gathering together to hold the first Altadena Open Studios Art Walk this Sunday, December 8, 10 AM-5 PM. There will be 16 artists displaying their work in four different locations: Sidewalk Cafe: 2057 N. Los Robles Ave #10, Pasadena, CA 91104 626-797-WALK LA General Store Design Studio:149 W. Altadena […]

Webster’s Fine Stationers: ending an era in Altadena

Webster’s Fine Stationers: ending an era in Altadena

Shoppers look for Christmas gifts at WFS open house Nov. 30 The end of an Altadena tradition for a place that lives "local first" by Laura B. Monteros During our conversation with Lori and Scott Webster on Sunday, an Altadena woman dropped by to share contact information for a possible new location for Webster’s Fine […]

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