Devil’s Gate Dam Sediment Removal Starts May 3

Los Angeles County Public Works will resume sediment removal at Devil’s Gate Dam as early as May 3 and continue these operations through November, it has been announced.
L.A. County Public Works in coordination with the contractor, Griffith Company, began preparations on April 19 to resume sediment excavation and removal inside the reservoir.
“We’re farther along in excavation and removal quantity from the reservoir than originally predicted,” an official statement said. “Therefore, the project may very likely be completed by the end of November 2021.
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LCHS Athletes Back in Action After 11-Month Hiatus

Photos courtesy Eric Danielson
Jaden Milbrodt participated in La Cañada High School’s first sporting event in 11 months on Tuesday, when the school hosted a cross-country time trial for LCHS and South Pasadena runners at Hahamongna Park. More sporting events are expected to come soon after the recent decline in COVID-19 cases.

Local parents and students were at Hahamongna Park on Tuesday to witness the first La Cañada High School athletic event in 11 months, and more competitions are certainly to come.
The school hosted a Rio Hondo League time trial for cross-country runners from South Pasadena and La Cañada. San Marino, Pasadena Blair and Monrovia will participate in the 3-mile run Thursday afternoon. Each school was designated a time to avoid large groups of athletes running at the same time.
LCHS junior varsity cheerleaders created signs supporting all runners, and members of the varsity cheer squad cheered for the athletes crossing the finish line.
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Police Identify Suspect in Killing of Glendale Woman

By Zane Hill and
Camila Castellanos

Glendale News-Press

It will likely be months before a Pasadena man arrives in Los Angeles County to appear on charges that he stabbed and killed a Glendale woman in the La Cañada High School parking lot last month and then left her body in the park across the street.
Adrian Robert Casey, 26, remains in the custody of the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office in New Mexico after being arrested near Albuquerque on Thanksgiving Day. Officials here expect to take custody of him next year, since delays typically are the case for suspects held in other states.
“Unless he waives extradition,” Bill Grisafe, a special services lieutenant with the Pasadena Police Department, told the News-Press.

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