It was a pizza party for the ages last week at the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge.
Wendy Hobson starred as friends and fellow bridge players gathered around on June 2 to celebrate her 100th birthday. Continue reading “100th Birthday Celebrated With Pizza Party”
The following was written by Katherine Loevinger, special to the Outlook
Registration for La Cañada Presbyterian Church’s Parent Education Fall Program is now open. Entering its 38th year, Parent Ed offers 14 classes for parents of children ages 0-18 that provide education, friendship and sustenance. Classes meet weekly from September through May and attract approximately 400 participants from 22 cities. “Classes fill up fast, so don’t wait to register,” a spokeswoman said. Continue reading “Registration for Fall Parent Education Classes Now Open”
The llama hair was an intriguing touch.
Restoration workers seeking to patch up San Marino’s Old Mill in recent weeks brought in a big bag of llama hair, according to John Quinn, president of the Old Mill Foundation. They mixed it by hand into a batch of exterior plaster, enhancing the fibrous integrity of the building’s new skin — and mirroring a technique employed by the padres of the San Gabriel Mission when El Molino Viejo was built circa 1816. Continue reading “Rennovated Old Mill Has a Fresh Look”
Quick action by San Marino first responders saved the life of a 3-year-old girl who nearly drowned in a swimming pool Sunday. A San Marino police officer administered CPR until the San Marino Fire Department’s engine, which was outfitted in April with advanced life-support equipment and certified for paramedic purposes, arrived moments later with its four-man crew. Continue reading “Girl, 3, Saved From Near-Drowning”
After Liz Hollingsworth announced in April that she would be retiring after 21 years as Carver Elementary School’s principal, San Marino Unified School District looked far and wide for a suitable replacement. But the best candidate, it turned out, was close at hand. Continue reading “In-House Choice for Carver’s New Principal”
The automotive aficionados will marvel at the Duesenbergs, Rolls-Royces and Packards from the 1920s and ’30s, stately beauties that steered around collisions and corrosion and the pressing need for metals during the 1940s war effort, surviving into the modern era. Continue reading “Motor Classic Touches a Nerve of Nostalgia”
Staffing on San Marino’s fire engine will be reduced by one person about one-third of the time in the coming fiscal year, following a belt-tightening action by the City Council last week. Continue reading “Fire Staffing Cut as Council Reins in Overtime”
After more than 90 hours at the negotiating table, representatives from the La Cañada Unified School District and the La Cañada Teachers Association reached an agreement last week that will boost the pay of the district’s teachers. Continue reading “Teachers, District Reach Accord on Salary Levels”
For an hour and a half Monday, La Cañada Flintridge took a break from its annual four-day-long fiesta to mark the most solemn of holidays with song and speech in tribute to American service members lost in the nation’s wars. Continue reading “Festivities and Solemnity at LCF’s Fiesta Days”
The year was 1973 when a small group of community volunteers opened a storefront hospitality center at the corner of Union Street and Raymond Avenue to serve downtown Pasadena’s poor and homeless population. More than four decades later, the modest organization has expanded to become the leading homeless service agency in the San Gabriel Valley. But the evolution of Union Station Homeless Services would have never transpired without the steadfast vision of CEO Marv Gross, who will be retiring at the end of the month following a successful 21-year run at the helm. Continue reading “Union Station Waves Goodbye to Its Locomotive CEO”