Tag Archives: Altadena

Fire season, sundowner winds and why I hate hot weather

PASADENA – September brings the start of a new football season, the beginning of the school and the return of the hot, dry weather that drives me to the beach each weekend.  Problem is, this round of hot weather kicked … Continue reading

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Reward issued in Jackson slaying, aunt delivers heartfelt words

MONTEREY PARK — Standing alongside Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, the aunt of slain John Muir High School football player and student Brandon Jackson gave a tearful admonition to her nephew’s killers Wednesday. “Every day you look in the … Continue reading

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Thomas to head Altadena Town Council

ALTADENA – Long-time Altadena resident Sandra Thomas was elected to the chair of the Altadena Town Council on Tuesday, according to a statement released by Thomas. The 35-year resident of Altadena and four-term town councilwoman was a unanimous selection and … Continue reading

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It only looks like summer school

PASADENA – Summer enrichment camps claim to have the antidote for summer brain drain – a combination of school, work, fun and the prohibition of bureaucratic terms that find their way into the classroom during the school year. “I never … Continue reading

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Chihuahua chases off two robbery suspects

ALTADENA – There’s a new sheriff in Altadena. He stands about 8 inches tall, weighs close to 6 pounds and trust me, his bite matches his bark. According to reports in the Star-News, a Chihuahua named Paco, chased off two … Continue reading

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Okay, I lied about not posting any more on Carmageddon.

PASADENA – Driving around Pasadena on Saturday, I couldn’t help but notice the traffic apocalypse hadn’t gone viral, it hadn’t even attracted the usual looky-loos. Yes, Pasadena is a world away from Interstate 405, “the 405″ when said in the same … Continue reading

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Former Altadena resident Rodney King arrested again on DUI charges

Former Altadena resident Rodney King was arrested Tuesday for driving under the influence, just the latest run in with the law for the troubled national figure.  Officials from the Moreno Valley Police Department reported King had committed “multiple infractions” while … Continue reading

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New PAC to be formed in Northwest Pasadena

PASADENA -Word around the water cooler in Northwest Pasadena and Altadena is that disgruntled residents are looking to form a new political action committee.  Citizens for Accountability will work as a counterbalance to ACT Pasadena and other political action groups … Continue reading

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