October 5, 2012 |
Deja vu? Actor Wentworth Miller recently sold a place in Hancock Park. Now he is ready to make another break and has listed his home in Altadena at $1.59 million. The Mission Revival-style house, built in 1910 and set on more than three-quarters of an acre, is described as "attributed to Myron Hunt. " The master suite takes up the entire second floor of the 4,558-square-foot house, which has a total of three bedrooms and four bathrooms. Miller, 40, starred in the 2010 film "Resident Evil: Afterlife" and will star next year in the thriller "The Loft.
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April 20, 2013 |
Acting on a tip, authorities seized several pounds of homemade candy containing marijuana in a raid on an Altadena home. Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies also arrested two people at the home in the 500 block of Figueroa Street on Friday. Their names have not been released. Among the items taken by deputies were buckets of suckers, chocolate bars and equipment used to make them, along with bags of marijuana. “When it came in the smell was real big in the station for a time,” said sheriff's Sgt. Booker T. Hollis.
June 22, 2012 |
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has announced plans to open a Neighborhood Market grocery store in Altadena, part of a concerted push by the world's largest retailer into the competitive California supermarket business. The 28,000-square-foot store will be located at the corner of Lincoln Avenue and Figueroa Drive in a space once occupied by a thrift store, the company said Thursday. “We think Wal-Mart can be part of the solution in the Altadena community for residents who want more affordable options close to home," said Steven Restivo, Wal-Mart's senior director for community affairs.
March 10, 2011 |
Sometimes, the peach on a backyard tree is just a peach, a sweet, home-grown bonus. In certain circles of Altadena, though, that peach is a gateway fruit. One tree becomes three, which becomes an orchard. The quest for organic fertilizer leads to a flock of chickens, which beget a garden. Before you know it, there's a herd of goats out front, heritage turkeys in back, a beehive, a rabbit hutch and a guard llama. This isn't just growing your own, a few clay pots on a condo balcony, say, or a tomato patch next to the rose bed. It's full-on urban homesteading, people raising fruit, produce and livestock in the city, and nowhere in Southern California has it taken off like in Altadena.
January 30, 2001
Now I remember what it is that I miss about living in the San Gabriel Valley: It was the traditional trip up to Altadena each year to visit Nuccio's ("A Patented Beauty," Jan. 11). Thanks for the memory, Bob Smaus! ELINOR LYNCH Palm Desert
February 20, 1992
While awaiting a recommendation from the Town Council that would raise the height limit on front yard fences and shrubs, the county has suspended 12 citations and will not issue any more in Altadena, Ollie Blanning, senior field deputy to Supervisor Mike Antonovich, told the council Tuesday. In January, the council directed the land-use committee to come up with a recommendation to change the existing 3 1/2-foot front-yard height limit unless the fence or bush presents a safety hazard.