Community & Clubs

Along the Scouting Trail: Troop 507 members climb Mount Whitney

Along the Scouting Trail: Troop 507 members climb Mount Whitney

Members of La Cañada Boy Scout Troop 507 took part in a six-day, 40-mile backpacking trip in the Sierra Nevada mountain range that began July 9. The highlight of the trip was their trek to the 14,508-foot summit of Mt. Whitney.

YMCA of the Foothills to launch season of Tribes program

YMCA of the Foothills to launch season of Tribes program

The YMCA of the Foothills is preparing to launch another season of its Tribes program for children in grades pre-kindergarten through fifth grade and their fathers.

Italian Catholic Federation awards two college scholarships

Italian Catholic Federation awards two college scholarships

Two local high school graduates were awarded $400 college scholarships this year by the Italian Catholic Federation branch 374 at St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Church.

Familiar faces to lead Presbyterian services

Familiar faces to lead Presbyterian services

Pastors with previous ties to La Cañada Presbyterian Church have been invited to preach the remaining weeks of this summer, following the retirement of the Rev. Dr. Gary Dennis, who served as the church's pastor for the past 24 years.

Craven to represent home-care company

Craven to represent home-care company

La Cañada Flintridge resident Caroline Craven, an active member of the local chamber of commerce and owner of the consulting firm Caroline Craven and Associates, was recently named the local ambassador for Santa Monica-based HomeHero, Inc.

Texas Tenors to perform benefit concert

Texas Tenors to perform benefit concert

La Cañada residents involved with the Community Scholarship Foundation recently volunteered their time manning phone banks in the San Bernardino studios of KVCR.

'Legally Blonde' coming to stage in La Cañada

'Legally Blonde' coming to stage in La Cañada

The local musical theater program for children, La Cañada Junior Theater, this weekend presents "Legally Blonde," which in 2007 won the Best New Musical award on Broadway. The story centers on a sorority girl, Elle Woods, who enrolls in Harvard Law School in hopes of...

AFS student heads home to Thailand

AFS student heads home to Thailand

The La Cañada home of Fran and Bill Evans was the venue on a recent Friday when more than 30 people bid farewell to AFS student Amy Usuparat from Thailand.

LCUMC starts its summer activities

LCUMC starts its summer activities

La Cañada United Methodist Church launched its summer activities for the younger members during a pool party held on a recent Sunday in the backyard of a local home.

Italian Catholic Federation celebrates 90th anniversary

Italian Catholic Federation celebrates 90th anniversary

The local branch of the Italian Catholic Federation recently helped celebrate the 90th anniversary of the founding of the parent organization by attending an affair at Casa Italiana that drew 185 members of the Los Angeles Archdiocese.

Retired pastor visits Methodist church

Retired pastor visits Methodist church

The women's group at La Cañada United Methodist Church this month welcomed guest speaker Ilse Peetz to their meeting. The retired pastor spoke to the women on the subject of assistance to those in need, including work by the United Methodists Committee on Relief, which distributes moringa-...

Class for parents of infants scheduled

Class for parents of infants scheduled

A summer class for parents and their babies who are 6 to 12 weeks old by July 1 will be offered through the La Cañada Presbyterian Church Parent Education Program.

Donations sought for Vivian Stevens memorial donation fund

La Cañada Valley Beautiful, the local nonprofit that champions landscape beautification and conservation throughout the city, is seeking donations to establish a memorial fund for the late Vivian Stevens.

Women's Club installs new board

Women's Club installs new board

In addition to recently installing its new board for the coming year, the La Cañada Junior Women's Club chose two new philanthropies to assist through 2016, Dec My Room and Five Acres.

Area nonprofits can submit letters for grants

Local nonprofit organizations are invited to submit letters of intent for the annual Dignity Health Community Grants program.

Guild planning for annual book event

Guild planning for annual book event

Members of the La Cañada Flintridge Orthopaedic Guild took time from their fundraising activities to attend a production of "The Music Man" at Glendale Centre Theatre.

Oakmont League awards scholarships

Oakmont League awards scholarships

It was an action packed meeting when the Oakmont League of Glendale met for its last meeting before the summer hiatus.

Los Altos Auxiliary installs board

Los Altos Auxiliary installs board

The Los Altos Auxiliary, which raises funds for the children and adolescents who are in residential treatment at Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services' El Nido campus in Altadena, recently held its annual installation luncheon at Oakmont Country Club.

On the Scouting Trail: LCHS's Haxton earns Eagle rank

On the Scouting Trail: LCHS's Haxton earns Eagle rank

Grant Haxton, 17, a junior at La Cañada High School and a member of Boy Scout Troop 509 at JPL for the past six years, has earned the Eagle Scout rank. He will receive the award at a ceremony scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, June 13 in Von Karman Auditorium. The public is...

NCL installs board, makes gifts

NCL installs board, makes gifts

National Charity League, Inc. Glendale Chapter recently held its annual installation meeting in preparation for the coming year.

Endowment honors counselor, teacher

Endowment honors counselor, teacher

A school counselor and an elementary schoolteacher on June 4 were named the recipients of the Rose Harrington Educator of the Year for 2014, an annual award offered by the La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation Endowment.

Kids learn their self-defense chops

Kids learn their self-defense chops

On Sunday afternoon, a group of about 20 children between the ages of 8 and 13 walked into a self-defense class held at the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge. Just two hours later, they all walked out knowing how to conduct themselves in the event of a potentially dangerous situation.

Hospital welcomes provisional class

Hospital welcomes provisional class

Flintridge Guild of Children's Hospital Los Angeles welcomed its new provisional class for the 2014 -15 year at its monthly general meeting, which was held May 14 at the home of Leslie Kevorkian.

Democratic Club OKs contributions

Cañada Crescenta Democratic Club members voted at their May meeting to contribute $1,500 to the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) and $1,000 to the Anthony Portantino campaign for state Senate in 2016.

Thursday Club installs board of directors

Thursday Club installs board of directors

The La Cañada Thursday Club celebrated the Installation of the 2014-2015 Board of Directors during a recent luncheon event held at its Woodleigh Lane clubhouse.

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