The La Cañada Flintridge City Council elected at its annual budget meetings this week to dip into the city’s reserves and withdraw $492,200 to cover all of the capital projects and community contributions it deemed necessary in the coming year.
“That’s what reserves are for,” City Councilman Dave Spence said Tuesday. Continue reading “City Taps Reserves for New Project Tracking System”
Residents can expect fewer truck trips over a longer time frame than initially planned, but the Los Angeles County’s Devil’s Gate Sediment Removal Project is expected to commence in earnest next April, according to Principal Engineer Keith Lilley, who spoke at Tuesday’s La Cañada Flintridge City Council meeting. Continue reading “Devil’s Gate Sediment Removal to Begin in Spring”
Members of the No 710 Action Committee have some successful “chipping away” to celebrate this week. Continue reading “710 Tunnel Opponents Receive Good News”
As a part of its annual budget review and adoption process, the La Cañada Flintridge City Council learned last week that the city, which continues to keep more than $17 million in reserve, is expecting to see about $17,000 less in sales tax revenue than in the past year. Continue reading “City Council Evaluates Budget, Which Has Healthy Reserves”
As firefighters battled twin blazes that were chewing up about 5,000 acres in the Angeles National Forest this week, L.A. County Assistant Fire Chief Gregory Hisel asked residents in La Cañada Flintridge to get ready. Continue reading “Residents Should Be Ready to Go During Fire Season”
Earlier this year, Peter Paek opened Google Maps, pressed the bicycle icon and asked for the app to plot a course between Santa Monica and New York City.
In April, he got on his touring bike and took off. Continue reading “From Coast to Coast, With Pedal Power”
The Foley family’s La Cañada Flintridge home was transformed completely into a carnival for friends and neighbors to come play — and support a good, new cause.
It worked: $5,000 was raised in the process. Continue reading “Rainy Day Pennies Starts Small for a Big Cause”
Voters in California’s primary election Tuesday decided that Anthony Portantino’s campaign for the state Senate seat in the 25th district will extend into November. The La Cañada Flintridge resident will face off against Michael Antonovich, who will term out of his post as Los Angeles County 5th District supervisor this year. Continue reading “Portantino Gains Senate Runoff; Two Others Fall”
DJ Kurs didn’t fathom that his theater company’s reinvention of “Spring Awakening” would outlive its initial run in the intimate, 99-seat venue of Inner-City Arts’ Rosenthal Theater. Continue reading “‘Awakening’ to Tony Award Success”
A bear spotted on the streets of La Cañada Flintridge wound up in a tree on Jarvis Avenue for several hours Wednesday, and was still there as of press time.
At 4:30 p.m., the official Twitter account of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife reported: “[Helicopters] left and she almost came down. [Helicopters] came back and bear settled down. Still in the tree. Long night ahead.” Continue reading “Bear in Tree Captures Local Attention”