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Luxe Life

Luxe Life

In 1904, a new residential development called Oaklawn was taking shape on the north side of South Pas. The wide, tree-lined streets and sweeping Arts and Crafts showcase homes called for a unifying design in the neighborhood’s lines of demarcation. The area was within walking distance to the famous Raymond Hotel — a stomping ground […]

U-Haul employee stabbed by two attackers

U-Haul employee stabbed by two attackers

PSN is on top of an attack at the U-Haul at the 2300 block of N. Lincoln this afternoon.  Two men stabbed an employee — sketchy details here. Read the Full Story at Altadena Blog

Links: Better Than Chocolate?

Links: Better Than Chocolate?

Hopefully links are better than chocolate, since my office is swimming in Starbursts and chocolate eggs, and I cannot resist. Alison, Jen and I have been battling them all day, and all I can think about is the fact that I want more. One deliciously melt-in-your-mouth chocolate egg is never enough (although 6 might be […]

Sibling Rivalry? Get Some Boxing Gloves

Sibling Rivalry? Get Some Boxing Gloves

Old Skool Parenting Strategy for Sibling Rivalry I cracked myself up today, which, as you all know, happens to  me all the time at CCHQ.  This afternoon, while I was working on an advice column about sibling rivalry for makinglifebetter.com, I thought about a “parenting strategy” my mom and dad used for taking care of […]

Altadena Schools outreach: Arroyo Channel, coffee shop hops

Altadena Schools outreach: Arroyo Channel, coffee shop hops

Just received the following from Altadena Schools, which is trying to start an Altadena school district:  television appearances and a "coffee shop hop" (all they need now is an upscale lunch truck!) Altadena Schools Community Meetings At current rates, approximately half of Altadena’s demographic majority will graduate from high school. Altadena’s high school dropouts are […]

"On a Dollar a Day: One Couple’s Unlikely Adventures in Eating in America"

"On a Dollar a Day: One Couple’s Unlikely Adventures in Eating in America"

How do millions of people worldwide feel having to eat meals with only a dollar a day? Two high-school teachers decided to do it for a month and see if they could survive. They ate on the $4.13-per-day allotment for food stamp recipients, exploring whether or not you can have a healthy diet following the […]

Is drunk driving declining?

Is drunk driving declining?

After decades of decline, DUIs were on the rise in California around the turn of the 21st century. The state Office of Traffic Safety says educational efforts have turned that trend around in the last couple years, but researcher Steven Bloch of the Auto Club isn’t so sure. He says all traffic incidents are down […]

Vroman’s Bestsellers 3/29/2010

Vroman’s Bestsellers 3/29/2010

Hardcover Fiction The Language of Secrets, Dianne Dixon Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter, Seth Grahame-Smith The Ask, Sam Lipsyte Known To Evil, Walter Mosley Bite Me, Christopher Moore Angelology, Danielle Trussoni Help, Kathryn Stockett Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Seth Grahame-Smith Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand, Helen Simonson The Mapping of Love and Death, Jacqueline Winspear Hardcover […]

Rose Bowl Pathway Renovation

Rose Bowl Pathway Renovation

As Rose Bowl walkers of considerable experience, we’re glad to see work beginning this week on a new dedicated pedestrian path circling Brookside Golf Course, the Rose Bowl and Brookside Park. And we’re even happier to hear that as part of the construction, the city will take down all those ridiculous signs telling walkers and […]

Green with envy: take the AHS tour April 25

Green with envy:  take the AHS tour April 25

The Altadena Historical Society is promoting our upcoming tour with facts and photos from our files about the George Gilbert Green family. Green was a multi millionaire when there were only 4000 millionaires in the country.  His modest 23 room house on Mariposa Street in Altadena was called “the ranch.”  The house is gone, but […]

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