The sales are over; the doors are closed permanently. Sport Chalet, the sporting goods retail giant that was born in La Cañada Flintridge 57 years ago, was shuttered last week, it’s 45,000-square foot anchor store in LCF’s Town Center dark until a new tenant or tenants move in. Continue reading “Goodbye, Sport Chalet”
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”
Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Capt. Bill Song handled the heat like a pro Sunday, grilling for 40 deputies and guests on hand to enjoy the boss’ culinary talents and the station’s brand-new barbecue patio — a structure courtesy of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Support Group. Continue reading “Patio is Latest Expression of CV Sheriff Support Group”
The Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station had 13 Special Patrol Requests last week from La Cañada Flintridge residents who were out of town and asked that deputies check on their properties.
In the first week of summer, it figured there were more than 13 households whose inhabitants were away. Continue reading “When Homeowners Are Away, Sheriff’s Dept. is Watching”
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”
Ryan Zerbel caught his players peeking at their new football field as it was being installed last week. The second-year Spartans coach could tell they liked what they saw: the beginning of a striking, dual-tone surface similar to the field on which college football power Oregon plays its home games. Continue reading “Dazzling New Field Being Installed for LCHS Teams”
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”
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department last month reported the arrests of 10 residential burglary suspects alleged to have been part of a “large-scale, sophisticated residential burglary crew” that operated throughout Los Angeles County, including in La Cañada Flintridge. Continue reading “Sheriff’s Investigation Disrupts Burglary Ring”
Water conditions in the state have improved enough that, starting this month, local water districts are being monitored according to whether they pass a stress test and not by specific conservation targets. Continue reading “FMWD Passes First Stress Test”