The Altadena Mountain Rescue Team will be celebrating its 60th anniversary at the this weekend - that is if everyone can avoid getting stuck in Eaton Canyon between 3 and 7 p.m. on Saturday.
If not, the volunteer team (they technically get paid $1 a year for insurance purposes) will be happy to ditch the celebration and head out there - it has happened many times before, including at a graduation event for new search and rescue team members earlier this year when the team was called to a .
Members of the team will be on hand to discuss the community service they perform and hope to have some ropes and rescue displays for kids, according to Rich Deleon, a long-time search and rescue team member.
Saturday's event will be open to the public and will feature the newly-renovated station, which was under construction for about a year.. The event is now taking place from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. It was originally scheduled to start at 10 a.m.