As we sit, it's almost dawn and you can hear the helicopters flying over Altadena on their way to fight the Santa Anita fire. TV news reports that firefighters have lost ground overnight, and containment isn't expected until Wednesday or Thursday.
Sierra Madre schools, both public and private, are closed for the day. Reports from the field say that Sierra Madre police are trying to keep the streets clear for emergency vehicle traffic, so please no looky-looing.
On a smoky day in Altadena, here are some places to watch: