Like other 12-year-olds, Esme Salzman fills her free time by messing around on the Internet. She spends hours online, actually. But the way this soon-to-be LCHS 7th-grader kills time benefits wildlife in Africa. Continue reading “Local Animal Enthusiast Makes Impact in Africa”
It’s just the type of students they are: For the past five years, La Cañada High School pupils have relinquished some of their summer freedom to attend a workshop hosted by English teacher Justin Valassidis. Continue reading “Is LCF Teacher’s On-Site Course a Conflict of Interest?”
Earlier this year, Peter Paek opened Google Maps, pressed the bicycle icon and asked for the app to plot a course between Santa Monica and New York City.
In April, he got on his touring bike and took off. Continue reading “From Coast to Coast, With Pedal Power”
It’s official: At its meeting Tuesday, the La Cañada School District Governing Board approved the much-labored-over contract agreement with the La Cañada Teachers Association. Continue reading “New Contract With Teachers is Approved”
The Foley family’s La Cañada Flintridge home was transformed completely into a carnival for friends and neighbors to come play — and support a good, new cause.
It worked: $5,000 was raised in the process. Continue reading “Rainy Day Pennies Starts Small for a Big Cause”
Not by any stretch of the imagination is Joyce Davison a horse person. “I’m honestly afraid of them; one ran away with me when I was in college,” she said.
And yet, since 1981 the La Cañada Flintridge resident has dedicated herself to a local riding club. Continue reading “Saddling Up to Make Progress in Their Disabilities”
Voters in California’s primary election Tuesday decided that Anthony Portantino’s campaign for the state Senate seat in the 25th district will extend into November. The La Cañada Flintridge resident will face off against Michael Antonovich, who will term out of his post as Los Angeles County 5th District supervisor this year. Continue reading “Portantino Gains Senate Runoff; Two Others Fall”
DJ Kurs didn’t fathom that his theater company’s reinvention of “Spring Awakening” would outlive its initial run in the intimate, 99-seat venue of Inner-City Arts’ Rosenthal Theater. Continue reading “‘Awakening’ to Tony Award Success”
The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a temporary moratorium on any permits issued for the Sport Chalet store — the only such soon-to-be-vacant facility in the city that fits the bill as an establishment with a gross floor area greater than 10,000 square feet. Sport Chalet is 45,000 square feet. Continue reading “City Considers Use of Sport Chalet Space”
A bear spotted on the streets of La Cañada Flintridge wound up in a tree on Jarvis Avenue for several hours Wednesday, and was still there as of press time.
At 4:30 p.m., the official Twitter account of the California Department of Fish and Wildlife reported: “[Helicopters] left and she almost came down. [Helicopters] came back and bear settled down. Still in the tree. Long night ahead.” Continue reading “Bear in Tree Captures Local Attention”