Liberty Utilities Park Water Corp. has bought La Cañada Flintridge-based Mesa-Crest Water Co., which serves about 500 connections, or approximately 700 residents, in LCF.
The purchase price was $2,984,000, and the new owner plans to spend $2.5 million in capital investment over five years, said Frank Heldman, Liberty director of operations, in an email. Continue reading “Liberty Utilities Takes Over LCF’s Mesa-Crest Water Co.”
Walt Disney Imagineering Portfolio Creative Executive Scott Trowbridge, a La Cañada Flintridge resident who has guided the development of the highly anticipated Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge experience, just wants to tell stories.
Taking its theme, of course, from the media franchise, the attraction at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim covers 14 acres and is set to open to the public this Friday, May 31. The version at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, is scheduled to open in late August. Continue reading “LCF Resident Helps Pilot Disneyland’s New Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge”
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has named an officer at its East Los Angeles station to take over as captain at the Crescenta Valley station, whose deputies serve La Cañada Flintridge.
Todd Deeds will start his new duties on Sunday, said Lt. Mark Slater, interim captain at Crescenta Valley. Slater held the post after the previous captain, Chris Blasnek, received a promotion several months ago and moved to an office in downtown Los Angeles. Continue reading “Local Sheriff’s Station Gets New Captain, Interim Leader to Retire”
Removal of sediment in connection with the controversial Devil’s Gate Dam project began on Tuesday after a delay of about two weeks because of rainy weather and other concerns.
The project is expected to include as many as 425 daily round trips, by approximately 95 diesel trucks, through the intersection at Berkshire Place and Oak Grove Drive and onto the 210 Freeway — all part of a Los Angeles County effort to take away 1.7 million cubic yards of sediment from behind the dam at Hahamongna Watershed Park. Continue reading “Sediment Removal Begins at Devil’s Gate Dam”
Measures that are being taken by La Cañada Flintridge officials to handle disasters such as wildfires and earthquakes were detailed during a special meeting of the LCF City Council this week.
Chris Carey, LCF’s emergency services coordinator, said Tuesday that he and an emergency preparedness committee recently reviewed what to do if such an event occurred. Carey said he is revamping some materials for use in the city’s emergency operations center and going through information binders and checklists available for groups and individuals. Continue reading “Wary of Disasters, City Officials Revamp Emergency Procedures”
Monday, May 20, is now the date on which removal of sediment in connection with the controversial Devil’s Gate Dam project is expected to begin.
La Cañada Unified School District Superintendent Wendy Sinnette made the announcement at the end of a more than three-hour Governing Board meeting on Tuesday night. Continue reading “School Superintendent Addresses Issue of Big Dig Traffic”