The Los Angeles County Committee on School District Organization’s staff is recommending the denial of a proposal to transfer the Sagebrush area into the La Cañada Unified School District. Continue reading “County Staff Opposes Sagebrush Transfer as Committee Meeting Looms”
A Los Angeles County official said this week that haul trucks used for the Devil’s Gate Dam sediment removal project would restart on Monday and would be able to use two wheel washers to address dust issues that shut down the diesel vehicles for about three weeks. Continue reading “Big Dig Trucks Due to Restart Monday”
The CIF Southern Section unveiled its new winter playoff groupings last Friday, shaking things up in boys’ and girls’ basketball.
The La Cañada High School varsity girls’ basketball team was bumped up to Division 1 after competing in 2AA last season.
The placement of teams is based upon a formula that takes the past two seasons into consideration. A power ranking is created based on strength of regular season schedule results and playoff performance.
LCHS head coach Owen Keenan wasn’t surprised about the announcement. “The system still has kinks that they need to work out,” the second-year coach wrote in an email. “We beat Glendora and Valencia last year. That gave us a lot of points. I was not surprised we moved up. We’ll play the schedule in front of us and do the best we can.” Continue reading “LC Basketball Affected by New CIF Winter Playoff Groupings”
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”