As an advocacy organization, AH has never shied away from taking a stand on issues affecting our town and its governance. We organize educational programs to inform Altadenans about such issues and advocate for Altadena with the county on issues such as public landscaping, building standards, and watershed management.
Enhancing our Environment
Street Story 101 Third Thursday ProgramFebruary 20, 2020 What is Street Story? Street Story is a web-based tool that allows residents or community groups to collect information about the safety of their streets, whether it be traffic, bicycle, or pedestrian safety....
April Third ThursdayThird Thursday Reducing Single Use Plastics in Altadena March 19th, 7-9 pm Altadena Community Center Learn about the issues with single use plastics (SUP) and hear from the experts on the impacts and proposed legislation. We will screen the KCET...
Altadena Heritage Third Thursday Program: Dealing with the Urban Heat Island Effect – Our Health, Our Trees
Our panel of speakers for April’s program will tell us why it’s important to address the urban heat island effect from the point of view of our health, how trees can help, and how to protect the trees that we already have
Community Standards & Zoning
On May 26, 2016 Altadena Heritage received notice that the County had issued a “Revocation of Approval for Site Plan” for the Charles Company construction on Lake Avenue and Calaveras Street. This means that construction on the site must stop until the developer answers the County’s questions
About 65 people gathered January 21 at the Community Center for a spirited public discussion about Altadena’s park needs.
On February 19, 2015, Altadena Heritage hosted a public forum designed to put Hahamongna Watershed Park — and Los Angeles County’s controversial sediment-removal plan for Devil’s Gate Reservoir — into a larger context: its significance within the Arroyo Seco River System. Because of Hahamongna’s location between the sediment-producing San Gabriel mountains and the lower Arroyo Seco and Los Angeles River, which flows to the Pacific, it plays a vital role in the continued well-being of our most important local river system.