AH Newsletter – Health Issue – Spring/Summer 2021

Wildfire Smoke and Your Health

Wildfire Smoke and Your Health

Learn about wildfire smoke and respiratory health. Forestry officials are predicting another intense wildfire season.

Community Bike Tour of Golden Poppy Winning Gardens

Community Bike Tour of Golden Poppy Winning Gardens

Community Bike Tour of Golden Poppy Winning GardensSunday June 13 at 9am We just announced the winners of the 2021 Golden Poppy Awards for the best gardens that “give to the street”. Now we thought it would be fun…

Wildfire Smoke and Your Health

Wildfire Smoke and Your Health

Wildfire Smoke and Your Health -  Third Thursday ProgramJoin us on Thursday, June 17 at 7pm Learn about wildfire smoke and respiratory health. Forestry officials are predicting another intense wildfire season. This means our air will be filled with ash and smoke. What...

Golden Poppy Awards 2021

Golden Poppy Awards 2021

Sunday May 23 at 4pm Join us on Sunday May 23 at 4pm for the second annual Virtual (and hopefully last virtual ever) Golden Poppy Awards. The Golden Poppies have been Altadena Heritage’s way of celebrating those gardens that “give to the…

Altadena’s Beginning as Mecca for the Ill

Altadena’s Beginning as Mecca for the Ill

By Michele Zack – Ours is not the first pandemic in which hearts have been gripped by fear of contagion and death, when coughs and sneezes caused panic, and when people fled cities for clean country air. In the United States, the end of the Civil War and…

Letter from the Chair

Letter from the Chair

Sharon Sand Chair – Greetings! It’s been a tough year. I do hope you are all doing well now, and getting vaccinated as we (hopefully) near the end of this pandemic. We miss seeing you in person but going virtual has motivated us to find creative ways to connect.

What’s going on with Altadena’s air?

What’s going on with Altadena’s air?

By Anne Chomyn – Air pollution smells bad and looks bad; it also makes us sick and shortens our lives. By Anne Chomyn The California Air Resources Board (CARB) defines air pollution as “any substance in the air that is harmful…