La Cañada Flintridge resident Dave Roberts has guided the Los Angeles Dodgers to two World Series appearances and three National League West championships since taking over as manager in 2016.
The local skipper was rewarded for these accomplishments on Monday as the Dodgers officially announced Roberts would remain with club through 2022. The organization had picked up the manager’s one-year option and added an additional three years to his contract.
“Keeping Doc as our leader on the field was a top priority this offseason and now that we’ve accomplished that we are excited to collectively shift all of our focus to doing all we can to bring a World Championship to our passionate fans,” Dodgers President of Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman said in a release. Continue reading “Dodgers Extend LCF Resident’s Contract”
The La Cañada High School varsity girls’ basketball program had several hurdles to clear entering the winter season with a new head coach and a roster that includes one senior, four juniors and six sophomores. Continue reading “Young Spartans Ready For League”
Losing eight players to graduation is a significant number for most programs and could set it back.
That’s hardly ever the case for legendary La Cañada High School coach Tom Hofman, whose program opened the season ranked No. 3 in the CIF Southern Section Division 2A poll despite having lost eight athletes. Continue reading “Young Spartans Ready For League”
A 19-year-old man was taken into custody this week after he allegedly grabbed a 17-year-old boy’s shirt and threatened physical violence over a pair of car keys.
The Tujunga resident was arrested on suspicion of robbery, said Sgt. Alan Chu, a detective at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station. Continue reading “Man Arrested on Suspicion of Robbery”
La Cañada Flintridge once again has joined the ranks of the most expensive areas in the U.S., as measured by the median price for residential property sales in 2018.
The 91011 ZIP code placed 57th in an end-of-year ranking of the nation’s priciest locales, according to real estate database PropertyShark.
The median home sale price of $1,770,000 in ZIP code 91011 was enough to move it seven spots ahead of its No. 64 ranking in 2017. Continue reading “LCF Ranks High for Pricey Real Estate”
When it came to leading the Tournament of Roses Association, Executive Director and CEO David Eads knew from the get-go his strategy for guiding one of Pasadena’s oldest and most cherished organizations to new heights would have to be more evolutionary than revolutionary.
“Change was never meant to be a revolution,” said Eads, nearly two years into the top spot. “What we do — the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl game and all the related events — are already great. They are world renowned. So all we are doing is some updates and improvements around the edges with the goal of improving the entertainment value of the parade.” Continue reading “Tournament of Roses CEO Safeguards Traditions While Seeking Younger Fans”