Archive for ‘September, 2009’


Welcome sponsors: Brio Spa, Salon, & Cafe: service, sandwiches, & sangria!

Welcome sponsors: Brio Spa, Salon, & Cafe: service, sandwiches, & sangria!

Altadenablog welcomes our new sponsors: Brio Spa & Salon and Brio Cafe in their recently spiffed-up location at 2003 and 2009 Lake Ave. A few years ago,  Nick Flores was working as an information technology professional, a network engineer and business analyst.  Now, he's crafting healthy sandwiches in the cafe while his co-owner, wife Kaye, […]

Post-Fire Roundup

Post-Fire Roundup

Our colleagues in the local blogosphere have been busy posting about life in the San Gabriels after the Station Fire. Here are a few reports worth checking out. And yes, that is ash that’s covering your car and your patio furniture — the dry and dreaded Santa Ana conditions are redistributing the white stuff all […]

Free Time in the Bank

Free Time in the Bank

I don’t think I’m giving away any trade secrets if I tell you I write my post the night before it goes up, then program Blogger to post it at 12:01 a.m. Usually I’m all organized and prepared. But sometimes the day has worn me out and I don’t have a single pithy thing to […]

Weekendin’

Weekendin’

All events are free unless otherwise noted. Thursday, Sept. 24 Altadena's Eddie King directs "The Andersonville Trial,"  Thurs.-Sat. at 8 PM and Sun. at 2 and 7:30 PM at the Forum at All Saints Church, 132 E. Euclid, Pasadena. Suggested donation is $10, going toward the Peace & Justice ministry at All Saints. Friday, Sept. […]

Caption this photo… (#18)

Caption this photo… (#18)

I’m counting on you dear readers … to become great caption writers. Whatcha got? Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Mt. Wilson toll road: accessible at last, just not open!

Mt. Wilson toll road: accessible at last, just not open!

Simon Burrow has been tracking the progress on the re-opening of the Mt. Wilson Toll Road, which accelerated during the Station Fire, succinctly: Five years of obstructionism, lack of will, bureaucracy and negative thinking were overcome in a week by the immediate need to fight a fire. Great pictures and a story at Simons' Mt. […]

Get Linked

Get Linked

It’s Wednesday afternoon, which means there’s a lot out there to point out.  Here’s what we’re excited about at the moment: Boing Boing has a post about this incredible bookstore now inhabiting an old church.  It’s bookstore porn, though, as one of the commenters laments, no wifi.  Darn. I’m mentioning it again:  The Millions will […]

We’ll be back

We’ll be back

Just a lot of things going on, many of which will translate to stories!  Check back here later today for a massive update! Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Lot 44 Coffee

Lot 44 Coffee

WHY Organic, fair-trade drip coffee that’s ground and brewed to order, as well as free WiFi and plenty of seating to make use of it. WHAT In the heart of Downtown’s gallery row, this new coffee bar is full of ambition. It’s showing art in its 2,500-square foot industrial-chic space, it hires seriously schooled baristas, […]

The Tale End of Summer

The Tale End of Summer

The other day an entering ninth-grader confided that he was excited to begin the year at a school that really valued learning; he was looking forward to being a student in a place where he did not have to keep his intellectual curiosity a secret. That warmed the nerdy cockles of my heart – and […]

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