Rob Smith is one of the O.G. Homeboys. Or as Father Greg Boyle put it: “Rob Smith is one of the finest human beings I have ever known.”
It’s Descanso Gardens, illuminated as you’ve never seen it.
The most familiar of haunts at the beloved botanic gardens have been transformed by the “Enchanted: Forest of Light!” display that opens to the public Friday, Nov. 25.
Foothill Boulevard is a shade emptier following the removal last month of four deceased redwoods in the medians of the busiest street in La Cañada Flintridge.
Through February, one can listen to communications originating from satellites in Earth’s orbit at the Huntington Library.
It’s still sinking in: President-elect Donald Trump.
Like the majority of Californians, La Cañada Flintridge residents voted overwhelmingly for Hillary Clinton to be president of the United States in last week’s general election, casting 4,259 votes for Clinton and 2,855 for Donald Trump, according to the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk.
Patty Compeau said she hates being bored, but it’s hard to believe her.
When has this woman ever been bored?
Instead of heading to their respective practice arenas during sixth period to lift weights or execute drills, the majority of La Cañada High School’s 800 energetic student-athletes crammed into the bleachers last week in the Hotchkin Family Gymnasium for a workshop about becoming true dual threats — better athletes and people.
Jean Taylor, the La Cañada Flintridge Community Center’s beloved ceramics instructor, celebrated her 90th birthday Friday with more than 80 of her friends — many of whom have been her students for decades.
Fifty years ago, Taylor kickstarted the ceramics program that has become the center’s anchor. A native of Britain, she still teaches part-time, often using Uber to get to the facility from her home. For her birthday, the staff and board of directors at the community center pitched in to get her a gift certificate to the ride-sharing service.
“She is absolutely inspirational,” said Maureen Siegel Sprowles, a student of Taylor’s and a member of the community center’s board. “She knows everything and she can do everything; she’s just a bright light.”
She drew nearly 80 people to two parties last week at the center, where there was homemade food and champagne on a purple tablecloth, set up to match one of her favorite colors for her ceramic pieces.
“They’re being very, very kind to me,” said Taylor, who turned 90 on Nov. 10. “Very generous and, of course, a lot of these people I’ve known for many, many years. This is my second home.”
Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Capt. Bill Song told the City Council that a recent arrest by the Los Angeles Police Department netted a trio of burglary suspects who allegedly struck in La Cañada Flintridge.