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”
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”
Like other 12-year-olds, Esme Salzman fills her free time by messing around on the Internet. She spends hours online, actually. But the way this soon-to-be LCHS 7th-grader kills time benefits wildlife in Africa. Continue reading “Local Animal Enthusiast Makes Impact in Africa”
It’s just the type of students they are: For the past five years, La Cañada High School pupils have relinquished some of their summer freedom to attend a workshop hosted by English teacher Justin Valassidis. Continue reading “Is LCF Teacher’s On-Site Course a Conflict of Interest?”
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”
It’s official: At its meeting Tuesday, the La Cañada School District Governing Board approved the much-labored-over contract agreement with the La Cañada Teachers Association. Continue reading “New Contract With Teachers is Approved”
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”
Not by any stretch of the imagination is Joyce Davison a horse person. “I’m honestly afraid of them; one ran away with me when I was in college,” she said.
And yet, since 1981 the La Cañada Flintridge resident has dedicated herself to a local riding club. Continue reading “Saddling Up to Make Progress in Their Disabilities”