La Cañada Flintridge’s influence was clearly on display at the Creative Arts Emmy event last weekend. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory won an Emmy for outstanding original interactive program for NASA’s InSight Mars mission on NASA TV, while LCF resident Craig Mazin’s HBO drama “Chernobyl” took home seven awards. Continue reading “NASA-JPL, ‘Chernobyl’ Win Creative Arts Emmys”
By Katie Enney
Special to The Outlook
La Cañada Presbyterian Church’s Parent Education program has kicked off its 41st year, continuing a legacy of quality education for parents whose children range from newborns to 18-year-olds. Parent Ed offers 16 weekly classes from September to May, along with the evening Parent Express program that offers monthlong classes for parents who cannot attend during the day. Continue reading “LCPC Parent Education Starts 41st Year With Welcome Tea”
The Moon Festival is well known among Chinese and Vietnamese people as a harvest celebration, and the La Cañada Flintridge Library’s recent observance of the cultural event clearly captured that spirit. Continue reading “Moon Festival Is Full-On Success at Library”
A permit request from the First Church of Christ, Scientist for retail and assembly use within an existing 2,400-square-foot building at 827 Foothill Blvd., was pushed to later this month after a discussion about parking limitations wasn’t conclusive. Continue reading “Parking Issues Delay First Church of Christ, Scientist Permit Decision”
Trucking operations at the controversial Devil’s Gate Dam sediment removal project, also known as the Big Dig, remain stalled over ongoing dust issues, and the date of the vehicles’ return is not yet known.
L.A. County Public Works Assistant Deputy Director Steve Burger said in a phone interview on Tuesday that officials are working with the contractor to come up with a plan that includes two proposed tire washes at the project’s exit to eliminate dust from the tires of the sediment-hauling trucks. Continue reading “Big Dig Sediment Removal Is Still on Pause”
Former La Cañada Flintridge resident Robert C. O’Brien made waves locally on Wednesday after being named President Donald Trump’s new national security adviser, taking over the post for recently-fired John Bolton.
The news coincided with Trump’s ongoing visit to California, when he tweeted the announcement and held an informal press conference with O’Brien on the Los Angeles International Airport tarmac. Continue reading “Trump Appoints Former LCF Man”
Three recent home burglaries in La Cañada Flintridge that were committed while the residents were there appear to be connected, a Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s captain said at a City Council meeting this week.
The rash of burglaries occurring on Aug. 25, Sept. 2 and Sept. 4 has alarmed officials. Continue reading “Captain Recounts Troubling Rash of Residential Burglaries”
A NASA DC-8 recently flew low over La Cañada Flintridge and the rest of the Los Angeles basin to collect air samples to assess how air pollution is affected by changes in emissions, a process that helps in the ongoing development of national ambient air quality standards. Continue reading “NASA Aircraft Flies Over LCF, Collecting Air Pollution Data”
The city of La Cañada Flintridge recently filed a complaint in a Los Angeles Superior Court against the Foothill Municipal Water District, saying the wholesaler’s failure to properly maintain a water pipe under Foothill Boulevard caused the street to sink and could lead to further damage in a wet winter.
In a complaint filed on Aug. 20, the city said it seeks damages from the water agency in an amount to be proved at trial. Continue reading “LCF at Odds With Water District Over Foothill Boulevard Damage”
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works has temporarily stopped trucking operations for the Devil’s Gate Dam sediment removal project over ongoing dust issues, with work expected to resume as soon as the end of this week or early next week, officials said recently. Continue reading “Dust Issues Force Halt in Big Dig Trucking Operations”