Community & Clubs

LCF Educational Foundation gears up for phone drive

LCF Educational Foundation gears up for phone drive

The La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to raising money each year for La Cañada's public schools, begins its spring phone campaign next week. Volunteers will be operating in space offered by Dilbeck Real Estate.

Rotary Club cleans up along Angeles Crest

Rotary Club cleans up along Angeles Crest

Members and friends of the Crescenta Cañada Rotary Club worked April 12 to clean up a stretch of Angeles Crest Highway the club adopted more than 20 years ago. 

Crescenta-Cañada students set butterflies free

Crescenta-Cañada students set butterflies free

Children attending Crescenta-Cañada Nursery School watched recently as their caterpillars morphed into butterflies. Busy Bears (4-year-olds) and Darling Ducklings (3-year-olds) gathered at Memorial Park to set their butterflies free with school director Nita Imm.

Yeomans to speak at Tupper Awards

Yeomans to speak at Tupper Awards

Don Yeomans, a Jet Propulsion Laboratory Fellow, senior research scientist and manager of NASA's Near Earth Objects Program Office, will be the guest speaker on May 12 when the La Cañada Flintridge Coordinating Council holds its annual Les Tupper Awards ceremony in von Karman Auditorium on...

Spring Home Tour set for May 2

Spring Home Tour set for May 2

With the La Cañada Spring Home Tour coming up, the LCHS 7/8 PTA committee charged with making it a success set up a contest among all three elementary school sixth-grade classes to see which one could sell the most tour tickets and sponsorships. Katie Budde's sixth-grade class at Paradise...

Tournament of Roses Assn. hosting bingo

Tournament of Roses Assn. hosting bingo

The La Cañada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Assn.'s annual Bingo BBQ will be held at the La Cañada Thursday Club, 4440 Woodleigh Lane, on Saturday, April 26. The event gets underway with a no-host reception at 6 p.m. Tyler Wright, president and chief executive of the YMCA of the...

Kiwanis project held at Lanterman House

Kiwanis project held at Lanterman House

The La Cañada Kiwanis AM club recently participated in the Kiwanis One Day project with the Franklin High School K Club at the Lanterman House garden on Encinas Drive.

Noon Kiwanis Club forming evening branch

Noon Kiwanis Club forming evening branch

Seeking to encourage new members from the local area who represent the business and professional community, the Noon Kiwanis Club of La Cañada formed a committee to create and organize an evening meeting branch of the club. The newly formed group will be a part of the Noon club and will be...

New YMCA classes help people with balance

New YMCA classes help people with balance

Every year, one out of every three people over age 65 experiences a fall. Five years ago, that scary statistic was a reality for La Cañada resident Dianne Osburn.

Kiwanis Club names its 'La Cañadan of the Year'

Kiwanis Club names its 'La Cañadan of the Year'

When Pat Anderson, chief executive and president of the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce, learned she'd been named Kiwanis Club's 2013 "La Cañadan of the Year," she was a little more than surprised.

Kiwanis Club to honor clergy of city

Kiwanis Club to honor clergy of city

The Kiwanis Club of La Cañada (Noon) sets aside one day each year to honor all of the clergy of the city and single out one member of the clergy for special honors. This year the club will honor Father Tony Marti, OFM, Cap., the president of St. Francis High School. The event will take...

M.A.C.K. Night Out slated for April 12

Mountain Avenue Committed to Kids, the foundation that raises money in support of Mountain Avenue Elementary School, is planning its annual major fundraiser M.A.C.K. Night Out, for Saturday, April 12 at the La Cañada Thursday Club, 4440 Woodleigh Lane. The event gets underway at 6 p.m. and...

Spring home tour coming in May

Spring home tour coming in May

The 28th annual La Cañada Spring Home Tour benefiting the LCHS 7/8 PTA will be held on Friday, May 2 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Home Tour showcases unique and interesting homes on La Cañada Flintridge properties. There will also be a catered lunch, live music, and boutique shopping....

DAR presents Good Citizen Awards

DAR presents Good Citizen Awards

The Don José Verdugo Chapter, Daughters of the America Revolution, NSDAR, honored local high school students with the organization's Good Citizens Award during a recent luncheon event held in Pasadena. The young women were selected for their outstanding qualities of service,...

Battaglia named to board for Girls on the Run

Battaglia named to board for Girls on the Run

La Cañada resident and volunteer Julie Battaglia, a longtime public relations professional, has been named to the board of directors for the nonprofit organization Girls on the Run Los Angeles.

Along the Scouting Trail: New Eagle Scouts honored at ceremony

Along the Scouting Trail: New Eagle Scouts honored at ceremony

The achievements of three local young men who achieved the rank of Eagle Scout were celebrated March 2 at a Court of Honor held at La Cañada Presbyterian Church.

Pasadena Grand Pinot Fest tickets available

Tickets are now on sale for the seventh annual Pasadena Grand Pinot Fest to benefit Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services and Professional Child Development Associates. The event will be held March 30 at Noor restaurant, 260 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena.

Hathaway-Sycamores appoint two to board roles

Hathaway-Sycamores appoint two to board roles

La Cañada Flintridge residents Janet Hotchkin-Tinoco and Anthony Portantino have been appointed to Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services' Governing and Advisory boards, respectively.

Meals on Heels delivers monthly lunches

Meals on Heels delivers monthly lunches

La Cañada Junior Women's Club organizes Meals on Heels once a month at a member's home and delivers the sack lunches to Union Station in Pasadena.

Spring gala raffle tickets are on sale

Raffle tickets for a chance to win a new Toyota Prius C are now on sale for $50 each through the La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation, which raises funds for La Cañada's public schools.

Area Girl Scouts distribute cookies

Area Girl Scouts distribute cookies

On Saturday about 3.25 million boxes of Girl Scout Cookies were distributed to Girl Scout troops throughout the greater Los Angeles area, with local events held in La Cañada and Glendale.

Family goes full circle at Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge

Family goes full circle at Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge

A fourth generation of a local family is taking advantage this winter of offerings at the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge, the Chevy Chase Drive facility that began more than 60 years ago as the Youth House.

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital offers CPR training

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, an American Heart Assn. training center, is offering cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training classes to community members and healthcare providers.

Del Guercio joins Community Center board

Steve Del Guercio, a former mayor of this city, has joined the board of directors of the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge, it was announced Wednesday. The longtime local resident is a partner at the downtown Los Angeles law firm of Demetriou, Del Guercio, Springer & Francis, LLP.

La Cañada Kiwanis Club accepting nominations for yearly award

Nominations are being accepted by the Kiwanis Club of La Cañada for its annual La Cañadan of the Year Award. Nomination applications are available via email from Nick Berkuta at Nberkuta@me.com and completed forms are due by March 5....

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