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”
Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Capt. Bill Song handled the heat like a pro Sunday, grilling for 40 deputies and guests on hand to enjoy the boss’ culinary talents and the station’s brand-new barbecue patio — a structure courtesy of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Support Group. Continue reading “Patio is Latest Expression of CV Sheriff Support Group”
The Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station had 13 Special Patrol Requests last week from La Cañada Flintridge residents who were out of town and asked that deputies check on their properties.
In the first week of summer, it figured there were more than 13 households whose inhabitants were away. Continue reading “When Homeowners Are Away, Sheriff’s Dept. is Watching”
The Fourth of July is celebrated with sparkle and spirit by families in our great nation, across the fruited plains and from sea to shining sea.
Get ready to bring out all of the red, white and blue traditions and prepare to spend the day making memories as a family and connecting the generations in a united commemoration of the life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness that we all enjoy. Continue reading “Celebrate Our Country With Sparkle and Spirit”
The responsibilities of raising a perfectly healthy infant are already taxing enough on parents. But when their young child has special needs, the stress on a family can skyrocket. This issue has always guided the work of Pasadena resident Marie Poulsen, the chief pediatric psychologist at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Poulsen believes that the best way to aid a developmentally delayed or disabled baby is by also providing care for the family who is supporting it. Continue reading “Poulsen Receives Appointment From Governor”