Archive for ‘October, 2009’


Sheriff activity on Holliston …

Sheriff activity on Holliston …

… 2400 block to be exact.  Deputies on the scene say that the occupant of one of the homes died, apparently of natural causes or household accident.  They've been there flashing lights since before 5 PM today. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Orlandini helps win, sets record

Orlandini helps win, sets record

Ithaca College junior Tina Orlandini (of Altadena) helped the Bombers win their first match in the New York State Regional Championship, and put herself in the record books as the second player in all of Ithaca history to get 600 or more digs.  A story and picture of her in action at the link. Read […]

Episcopal Homes considering selling Alhambra property

Episcopal Homes considering selling Alhambra property

And now the Episcopal Home Communities, owner of the MonteCedro property/vacant lot west of Lake, are considering selling the Scripps Kensington in Alhambra (where many Altadena Scripps Home residents were relocated to allow development of MonteCedro).  Episcopal Home Communities has signed a letter of intent to sell the property, the potential buyers being a group […]

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

PIctured: One of the denizens of last night's haunted house at Loma Alta Park (a very scary event!) Remember that there will be kids out after dark in our frequently unlit and sidewalk-less streets, so be careful! And check out our Holi-dena page for today's festivities! Also: KABC has a feature on the holiday that […]

George McGovern/John Dean @ Senior Center Monday @7

George McGovern/John Dean @ Senior Center Monday @7

Don't miss the historic presentation on Mon., Nov. 2, as former U.S. Senator and Presidential candidate George S. McGovern and author/Watergate whistleblower John Dean will be "Talking Politics" at the Altadena Senior Center, 560 E. Mariposa,  at 7 PM.  This special appearance by two influential and important American political figures will be followed by a book […]

Stealing Dad’s car

Stealing Dad’s car

Our fellow seminarian and former partner in crime Michelle Hunevan has a piece in the New York TImes Magazine (!) this week, a melancholy tale of her father vs. the automobile in late life. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Maybe he really likes carrots…

Maybe he really likes carrots…

I’m not sure what this guy is supposed to be, but I have some ideas: The spirit of a jack o lantern? The black sheep of the Blue Man Group? A tequila sunrise? At any rate, he sure brightened up the corner of Fremont and Lyndon yesterday. So, dear readers, what are you dressing up […]

Halloween

Halloween

Hey. It’s the day. I wanted something truly weird. Here’s a good article about Halloween. Paragraph two tells you how to correctly pronounce “Samhain” and impress your friends. You might enjoy this delightfully sinister animated short film called The Sandman, directed by Paul Berry. (You might not.) Have fun out there tonight! Be safe! Be […]

Eagle Rock Talk Podcast Off the Air

Eagle Rock Talk Podcast Off the Air

Hi Everyone, We’re sad to inform you that the Eagle Rock Talk Podcast is officially “off the air.” We’ve had three great years serving the community and have really appreciated all your support. The ER Talk message boards will remain live so keep on talking! Take care, everyone…and thanks…. We’ll see ya around town! Laurel […]

Highland Park Resident Wins International Super Smash Bros. Tournament

Highland Park Resident Wins International Super Smash Bros. Tournament

Gamer Doc video games held its first International Super Smash Bros. Brawl Tournament on Saturday, October 24th at the GameX convention at the Oaks, Pennsylvania Exhibits Hall. Store winners from the Burlington, Ontario; Highland Park, California; Raleigh, North Carolina; and Springfield, Pennsylvania Gamer Doc stores competed for cash prizes. First Place – Oscar Gil – […]

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