Vicki Schwartz said she’s long wondered why La Cañada Flintridge didn’t have a Sister City. Continue reading “Sister Act: LCF Group Hunts for Companion City”
The brightly colored deck chairs you would normally expect to see on a cruise ship or poolside didn’t seem at all out of place Wednesday stationed around the lake in the otherwise utterly native Oak Woodland section of Descanso Gardens. Continue reading “Descanso Visitors Lounge Lakeside This Summer”
The sales are over; the doors are closed permanently. Sport Chalet, the sporting goods retail giant that was born in La Cañada Flintridge 57 years ago, was shuttered last week, it’s 45,000-square foot anchor store in LCF’s Town Center dark until a new tenant or tenants move in. Continue reading “Goodbye, Sport Chalet”
The following was written by Avery Yang, special to the Outlook.
During a lull in the activities that Soul Glow’s second annual Football and Dance Camp put in place, a young camper walked up to Ramses Barden — Super Bowl champion, 2004 Flintridge Prep graduate and host of the camp — and without saying a word, crouched down, grabbed hold of his leg and would not let go. Continue reading “Celebrity Coaches Host Football, Dance Camp”
Lena Kennedy had just been elected to the Blair High School student government when a small earthquake shook Pasadena many years ago. Although damage was minimal, the rumble still littered city streets with debris. Fallen tree branches lay around her neighborhood for days, blocking roadways and becoming safety hazards. At first, Kennedy didn’t think much of the slow cleanup. City workers must be busy, she told herself. But Kennedy soon began to notice something bothersome. Continue reading “Pasadena Has an Advocate in Kennedy”
To the unpracticed eye, the grounds of the Huntington Library probably look as lush as ever, a verdant expanse of 207 acres, showcasing camellias and roses, pines and orange groves, with no hint that the landscape will ever be significantly compromised. Continue reading “Botanical Battle Rages Against Huntington Pests”
Kathryn Barger’s opponent in November for the 5th District seat on the Board of Supervisors has been determined: It’s Darrell Park, a start-up entrepreneur and educator. Continue reading “Barger to Face Park in November”
Zoning designations enacted a half-century ago in San Marino’s business district are having repercussions today, as the City Council walks a tightrope between discouraging condo-type developments and safeguarding the value of commercial properties. Continue reading “Council to Sort Out Zoning Discrepancies”
Preliminary work has begun on the Barth Athletic Complex at Huntington Middle School, but the timetable for constructing the new gym has been pushed back one year, according to Dr. Alex Cherniss, superintendent of the San Marino Unified School District. Continue reading “HMS Gym: Wait Till Next Year”
The La Cañada Flintridge City Council elected at its annual budget meetings this week to dip into the city’s reserves and withdraw $492,200 to cover all of the capital projects and community contributions it deemed necessary in the coming year.
“That’s what reserves are for,” City Councilman Dave Spence said Tuesday. Continue reading “City Taps Reserves for New Project Tracking System”