Target Store’s Staffing Aim: to Hire 100 Workers

Photo by Mirjam Swanson / OUTLOOK Target expects to hire about 100 employees at its new La Cañada Flintridge store, which is expected to open in the fall.
Photo by Mirjam Swanson / OUTLOOK
Target expects to hire about 100 employees at its new La Cañada Flintridge store, which is expected to open in the fall.

Target is stocking up on employees.
Ahead of its scheduled fall opening, Target Corp. is seeking to fill approximately 100 jobs in its La Cañada Flintridge location, according to company spokeswoman Jacqueline DeBuse. Continue reading “Target Store’s Staffing Aim: to Hire 100 Workers”

VHH’s Bond With USC Just What Doctor Ordered

Photo by Mirjam Swanson / OUTLOOK At a lunch with hospital employees last week, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital CEO Keith Hobbs celebrates the five-year anniversary of Keck Medicine of USC’s acquisition.
Photo by Mirjam Swanson / OUTLOOK
At a lunch with hospital employees last week, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital CEO Keith Hobbs celebrates the five-year anniversary of Keck Medicine of USC’s acquisition.

When Verdugo Hills Hospital added USC to its name five years ago, Keck Medicine of USC made some ambitious promises about its plans for the facility, long considered something of a local treasure. Continue reading “VHH’s Bond With USC Just What Doctor Ordered”

In Dying, Nicholas Offered Healing Touch

Photo courtesy RCS/Oggi magazine, Italy  The seven Italians who received Nicholas’ organs and corneas plus the five Green family members, taken two years after the transplants. By permission of RCS/Oggi magazine, Italy.
Photo courtesy RCS/Oggi magazine, Italy
The seven Italians who received Nicholas’ organs and corneas plus the five Green family members, taken two years after the transplants. By permission of RCS/Oggi magazine, Italy.

Early each morning, when Reg Green hikes in the hills above La Cañada Flintridge, he stops at the bench that bears a small plaque that reads: “Nicholas Green, Organ Donor, 1987-1994.” Continue reading “In Dying, Nicholas Offered Healing Touch”

City Hall Construction Keeps to Schedule, Council Told

OUTLOOK photo According to a report at this week’s City Council meeting, the move of City Hall to the old Sports Chalet headquarters remains on schedule and within budget.
OUTLOOK photo
According to a report at this week’s City Council meeting, the move of City Hall to the old Sports Chalet headquarters remains on schedule and within budget.

Contractor Robert Godfrey told the La Cañada Flintridge City Council on Tuesday that preparation of the new City Hall, which will reside in the old Sports Chalet building in Town Center, is on budget and on schedule so far.
“Right answer,” Mayor Terry Walker told him. Continue reading “City Hall Construction Keeps to Schedule, Council Told”

LCF Public Library is the Cool Place to Go

Photo by Mirjam Swanson / OUTLOOK Mark Totten, the manager of the La Cañada Flintridge library, said a record crowd of 249 children showed up for a magic show that was part of the summer reading program.
Photo by Mirjam Swanson / OUTLOOK
Mark Totten, the manager of the La Cañada Flintridge library, said a record crowd of 249 children showed up for a magic show that was part of the summer reading program.

When temperatures eclipsed 100 degrees this summer, Mark Totten started to notice new folks settling in to read or work on their laptops at the La Cañada Flintridge library.
The library manager said he’s welcomed the sight, which, to him, signifies another way in which the local branch of the L.A. County Library system is cool. Continue reading “LCF Public Library is the Cool Place to Go”

LCHS Parents Make a Game Effort to Bolster Football, Lacrosse

Photo courtesy Eric Danielson Tobias Humphrey (4) was a standout on the football team, whose 0-10 record last season isn’t helping attract new players, although team-building events sponsored by the LCHS Spartan Football Foundation could increase interest.
Photo courtesy Eric Danielson
Tobias Humphrey (4) was a standout on the football team, whose 0-10 record last season isn’t helping attract new players, although team-building events sponsored by the LCHS Spartan Football Foundation could increase interest.

A national sports trend has touched down on La Cañada High School’s home turf, where two groups of parents have dedicated themselves to promoting participation in their kids’ sport of choice — one an American tradition whose safety is being questioned, the other an upstart fighting for a foothold in a crowded athletic landscape. Continue reading “LCHS Parents Make a Game Effort to Bolster Football, Lacrosse”

TACSC Summer Camp Creates Leaders Who Serve

Photo courtesy TACSC TACSC Executive Director Heidi McNiff Johnson, joined by Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez, recently received the Catholic archdiocese’s Cardinal’s Award and TACSC received the proceeds from that event.
Photo courtesy TACSC
TACSC Executive Director Heidi McNiff Johnson, joined by Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez, recently received the Catholic archdiocese’s Cardinal’s Award and TACSC received the proceeds from that event.

Catholic sleep-away camp may not sound like the hippest annual event, but the Pasadena summer leadership conference devised by the Association of Catholic Student Councils has become a hot ticket, growing exponentially. The nonprofit’s year-round curriculum now boasts more than 27,000 alumni. Continue reading “TACSC Summer Camp Creates Leaders Who Serve”

LCF Resident Promoted to Managing Editor at L.A. Times

Scott Kraft
Scott Kraft

La Cañada Flintridge resident Scott Kraft was named managing editor of the Los Angeles Times last week, the newspaper reported.
“Scott’s promotion is an acknowledgment of the role he instinctively took on during the past tumultuous year, working with teams throughout the newsroom to produce journalism of the highest quality,” said Executive Editor Norman Pearlstine, according to the Times. Continue reading “LCF Resident Promoted to Managing Editor at L.A. Times”