Altadena’s People Powered Summer events on Saturday, 8/21! Plus, Keeping up with Supervisor Kathryn Barger L.A. County updates!

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Come one, come all! Don’t miss Altadena’s Cool Summer community-led engagement conversation, visioning, collaboration this Saturday, 8/21 across Altadena and our neighboring communities. Also, connecting with neighboring cities are paramount to solutions. These events show will be worthwhile as our community is coming together! LEARN MORE HERE

Saturday: 8/21 starting at 8AM PEACE in the PARK at Charles White Park:

My TRIBE Rise Brothers Connecting with Brothers presents “PEACE in the Park”, a day of celebration and mobility justice dialogue with the communities of Altadena and Pasadena at Charles White Peace Park on Saturday, August 21st from 8 am – 12:30 pm PST. 

In partnership with the County of Los Angeles, Dena United, Altadena Bicycle Club, Manhood Reach Out, Side Street Projects, and the County of  Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation, the event will start with a first come first served FREE full course breakfast, then activating the park with a community-led peace walk followed by intergenerational arts & crafts, yoga, meditation,  kids’ bike skills course, bike repairs, free bike helmets, and other giveaways! 

“PEACE in the Park” purpose is to bring both communities safely to collectively engage in discussion on how Charles White Peace Park can be reactivated into a safe place for everyone. The event will provide the opportunity for community engagement in addressing the need for safer routes to the park, transit and help identify a safe street network to improve the quality of life in the community. The event will showcase solutions such as a temporary bike lane and safer intersection crossings, freeing up the space around the park for the community to enjoy, and more in an effort to begin the process of revisioning the future of the park.

Everyone is encouraged to bring their walking shoes, yoga mats, bicycle, scooter, skates as families and friends come together for a day of celebration in harmony and to add to the collective conversation of reactivating the park into a safe haven and safer streets for the community. Saturday, August 21st from 8 am – 12:30 pm PST to participate!  RSVP ENCOURAGED AT: MYTRIBERISE.ORG

‘DENA WALK ‘N ROLL – PEOPLE POWERED MOVEMENT rolls out at Charles White Park!


Census Tract 4610 hosts On-Site Community Meeting – 2214 N Windsor Ave. Mixed Use Development – 10AM-12PM

Your Altadena Town Council Census Tract 4610 Representatives,
Veronica L. Jones & Darrell Aranda cordially invite you to:

Community On-Site Outreach Meeting for 2214 N Windsor Ave, Altadena, CA 91001 Mixed Use Development Saturday August 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

An exciting new Mixed Use Development will be considered in 2214 N. Windsor Ave, near the corner of Woodbury Rd, in the lot behind Gordy’s Garage. It will consist of 3 stories, a parking garage, a retail space, and 54 residential units with a 5% affordable component.

Meet your neighbors, the developer and the architect and provide us your feedback. You will also learn about other exciting programs happening in our census tract. Light refreshments will be served.

Altadena Rotary Concerts in the Park – Farnsworth Park – 7PM

Dear Friends,

This summer may be coming to a close soon, but it’s not too late to have fun in the sun! Los Angeles County’s Beach Bus will take you from your neighborhood to Santa Monica for just $3, plus seniors and people with disabilities ride for a reduced rate of $1.50. Pack your beach bag and let us do the rest so you can enjoy a day of sand, sun, and surf without worrying about the hassle of traffic or parking. Pick ups are available in Altadena, Castaic/West Ranch, Charter Oak/Duarte, La Crescenta/La Cañada Flintridge, Lancaster, and Palmdale through Sept. 6. Head to to check the schedule and make a reservation before the sun sets on summer. 

Best wishes,

Kathryn Barger

Supervisor, Fifth District

As part of Los Angeles County’s L.A. vs Hate initiative, we’ve unveiled two new art pieces to spark dialogue, hope, solidarity, and unity in the San Gabriel Valley as we stand together against AAPI hate. You can see the powerful artwork in person at Asian Youth Center in San Gabriel or Iona Work Spaces in Alhambra.Stand up against hate.

Our hearts are with veterans and their families as we all grapple with the events unfolding in Afghanistan. There is support and resources available to help you navigate through this time. You are not in this alone and we continue to thank you for your service. 

L.A. County Department of Military & Veterans Affairs 
(877) 4LA-VETS, (213)765-9680, or (213) 765-9681 
Veterans Crisis Line 
1-800-273-8255 and press 1 
Text 838255
Women Veterans Hotline 
877-WAR-VETS, 877-927-8387
Veterans Peer Access Network 
1-800-854-7771 and press *3 Connect with resources.

This week, my San Fernando Valley office teamed up with Volunteers Cleaning Communities to tend to trails in Chatsworth to restore their natural beauty. Trash built up and created several barriers on the trails for cyclists, hikers, and horses. Thank you to VCC for investing your time and energy to keep our community clean. Keep our community clean.

Antelope Valley residents are invited to a public meeting on Sunday, Aug. 22 at 2 p.m. to share about their community and give input on drawing new districts. I encourage residents to attend to offer their perspective about district boundaries that will be put in place for the next decade. We value your voice and would love to hear your insights.Tune in and learn about redistricting.

Get ready for adventures this fall! Starting in September, the Department of Parks and Recreation will host their Everybody Explores program where they will equip participants of all ages with a naturalist field backpack to complete self-guided activities. Local sites include Eaton Canyon, Placerita Canyon, Vasquez Rocks, and San Dimas Canyon Nature Centers. Youth are also invited to participate in the Young Naturalist After School Club where they can gain confidence outdoors and learn to appreciate nature. Participate in parks programs.

Do you want to better your business while giving back to your community? Los Angeles County’s Youth @ Work program provides employers with great job candidates and equips teens and young adults with invaluable work experience. When your business becomes a worksite, you will be connected to a youth worker who receives subsidized wages for 100 hours. You get to increase your workforce capacity while shaping the future workforce. It’s a win-win! Apply today.

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