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Revitalization at Altadena Community Garden

Revitalization at Altadena Community Garden
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We are a NPO that provides gardening space, information & education to garden members and the local community and believe that growing nutritional food & working outdoors in a group setting promotes healthy minds, spirits and bodies… This is the raison d’être for the Altadena Community Garden, led by President Silvera Grant. Sixty-four plots thrive on […]

Fancy Food Truck Friday

Fancy Food Truck Friday

Webster’s Community Pharmacy, Webster’s Fine Wines & Spirits, and Danny’s Farm presents Altadena’s Fancy Food Truck Friday. Between 5-9 p.m., in Webster’s parking lot, Bool BBQ, Ludo Truck, The Fry Girl, Greenz on Wheelz, Me So Hungry, and My Delight Cupcakery will be offering up their varied delectables. McKinley School’s “McKinley Rock Stars” will provide […]

Artisan Faire

Artisan Faire

Ellen Snortland, a resident of Altadena, earned a J.D. from Loyola Law School, a B.A. in theater and film from USC, and a degree in Norwegian baking. She recalls, “My mother was a very peaceful person. The only time I heard her swear was when she made “Kransekake” or Crown cake. Years later, I understood […]

Dancing Upstream

Dancing Upstream

“This place rocks, so bring your dancing shoes and prepare to dance.” “This place” is Farnsworth Park‘s ampitheater in Altadena, and you’ll be dancing Saturday night to the beat of Upstream, a reggae band and one of HP fan Peggy Sue Davis’ favorites. Actually, Upstream is a reggae and a Soca band. Two of Upstream’s members are […]

Altadena Farmers’ Market Opens Big

Altadena Farmers’ Market Opens Big

There’s a new reason to knock off work early on Wednesdays. On May 30th, the long-awaited Altadena Certified Farmers Market made its debut at the south end of Loma Alta County Park, just off Lincoln Ave. on Palm St. in Altadena. The small, weekly market (about 30 vendors) has a prime location next to the Altadena Community […]

What’s Old Is New Again

What’s Old Is New Again

During several summers following high school, I, like nearly every teenager in Orange County, worked at Disneyland. Early in my career, one of my pals introduced me to another coworker in the parking lot. Actually, this new acquaintance was crawling out of the rumble seat of a 1939 Packard, if memory serves me. And as […]

Our Wild Wind Event: Updated All Day

Our Wild Wind Event: Updated All Day

The Pasadena and Foothills area was slammed by winds overnight and daybreak delivered the expected mayhem – power outages, fallen trees, downed power lines and structure fires… and there’s more coming tonight. Make yourself another cup of coffee and do the city a favor—stay off the streets today. All local schools are closed; see list […]

Altadena Hardware Lives

Altadena Hardware Lives

It may have seemed a horror for locals when their neighborhood hardware store, owned by the same family for three generations, was sold last year. The good news is that the new owners, the Orlandini family, are continuing the legacy. They kept old scales, file drawers and bulk nail bins from the old store that […]

Tracking the Altadena Bear

Tracking the Altadena Bear

Hometown Pasadena pal Debra Whitehouse came out of her La Viña house the other morning to find fresh bear tracks on the pavement. She shot a bit of video and took a photo, and she was gracious enough to share it with us. Make sure to have your sound on so you can hear her […]

Free Summer Concerts: The Roster

Free Summer Concerts: The Roster

We’ve entered the dog days of summer, which means three more weeks of free summer concerts. The San Gabriel Valley is packed with ’em; here’s the roster. See you on the green! Altadena Every Saturday, 7 p.m. Farnsworth Park, 568 E Mt. Curve Ave. Aug 13th Lisa Haley & the Zydekats (Zydeco) Aug 20th The […]

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