San Marino has earned yet another superlative, with its ZIP Code 91108 being ranked the 35th most expensive in the nation by website PropertyShark.com. Continue reading “San Marino Priced Among Nation’s Wealthiest Areas”
Playdates got easier when David and McNally Sagal moved their family to La Cañada Flintridge 14 years ago.
“Before we moved to La Cañada, we were in private school and people came from a 25-mile radius, so playdates were very difficult,” McNally Sagal said. “It was really, really nice to be in such a small town, where you could practically walk to anyone in your class.”
That close community feel fit the Sagals just fine. Since arriving in LCF, they’ve devoted themselves to a variety of volunteer positions, including numerous roles associated with the La Cañada Unified School District — efforts that have earned them a Golden Apple, the annual award that salutes those who have made a significant contribution to local education. Continue reading “LCF Parents Win Golden Apple for Volunteerism”
La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board members selected Linik Corp. to help steer the district in its planning and implementation of Measure LCF, the $149 million general obligation bond measure approved by voters in November.
After board members voted 5-0 to approve a contract with the consultants, Linik will come aboard to assist with pre-construction planning, bidding, construction and completion of bond projects — all areas in which district staffers are not experts, Chief Business Officer Mark Evans said.
“This is an important mechanism for us, I’m very pleased to see we’re taking this step,” said board member Joe Radabaugh of the contract, which includes rates not to exceed $45,500. “There will be some incremental costs, but those costs will save us in the long run. Let’s get going.” Continue reading “LCUSD Brings Aboard Consultant to Help With Construction Plans”
La Cañada Flintridge — specifically, the ZIP code 91011 — checked in at No. 64 nationally in an end-of-year ranking of the nation’s most expensive locales, according to real estate database PropertyShark.
LCF’s median sale price of $1,642,500 was 48th in the state in 2017, according to PropertyShark, which reported that 77 of the nation’s 100 most expensive American ZIP codes are in California, including five among the top 10.
The most expensive ZIP code in the nation: Atherton, in San Mateo County, with a median home sale price last year of $4.95 million. In the 2010 Census, Atherton recorded the nation’s highest median income per household, at more than $250,000. Continue reading “91011 Among Nation’s Most Expensive ZIPs”
By Perry Fein
Students, faculty and local scientists assembled in the La Cañada High School gym on Friday night for a Science Fair. Tri-fold posters adorned tables spread in an oval across the floor, displaying the results of experiments on subjects ranging from how stress affects handwriting to the effects of acid rain on freshwater environments.
“We created the Science National Honors Society this year because we wanted to put on interesting events,” said Micah Smyth, the club’s treasurer. “And the school hasn’t historically held an annual science fair.”
Nine projects were presented, all of which were evaluated by a panel of judges comprised of experts in several scientific specialties, including psychology, biology and engineering. Continue reading “LCHS Science Students Stage Successful Fair”