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Outpatient facility to change

Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California, owner of USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, is partnering with a national company to handle the operations at a local outpatient surgical center in an effort to boost efficiencies.

LCF chamber says to local business leaders, Let's Connect!

The La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce invites interested business owners and operators to participate in this month’s Let’s Connect meeting at 8 a.m. Tuesday at the La Cañada Flintridge Library.

Book club shows, you can't judge a book by its reader

Book club shows, you can't judge a book by its reader

There's a new young adult book club in town. The only thing is, it's not for young adults.

Gatto discusses legislation, water bond during town hall forum

Letting local voters know he’s listening, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) made La Cañada Flintridge a destination on the campaign trail on the night of Oct. 9, speaking at a town hall forum at the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA in advance of the Nov. 4 election.

City set to vote on heavily debated sign ordinance change

The La Cañada Flintridge City Council is expected to vote Monday night on whether to amend the city’s sign ordinance to allow for larger electronic message centers on two Foothill Boulevard school campuses.

Parking spot shortage at La Cañada farmers market

At the La Cañada Flintridge Farmers Market, you can get practically anything fresh, from flowers to fennel.

Housing prices on the rise in LCF

Housing prices on the rise in LCF

The median home price in La Cañada Flintridge rose to $1.28 million last month, from $1.22 million a year ago, according to statistics compiled by Realtor Keith Sorem with Keller Williams Realty in Glendale.

LCF's unemployment rate dips slightly

The jobless rate in La Cañada Flintridge edged down 0.1% to 3.2% in August, according to the latest labor report issued Sept. 19 by the California Employment Development Department.

Author remembers Hollywood legends

Author remembers Hollywood legends

For devotees of Hollywood’s golden age, veteran film and television writer Ken LaZebnik has compiled a book of 14 essays on its greatest legends and its forgotten luminaries, and brings it to Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse Sunday.

Business leaders converge, connect in new Chamber of Commerce group

Business leaders converge, connect in new Chamber of Commerce group

On Tuesday morning, Penelope’s Café Books & Gallery transformed from serene oasis into a hub of activity as local business leaders networked in a monthly confab sponsored by the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce.

Jobless rates decline slightly in Glendale, Burbank

Unemployment rates in Glendale and Burbank dipped slightly last month with education and health services adding the most jobs across Los Angeles County, according to the latest labor report.

Electrical utility to host meeting

Southern California Edison (SCE) will hold a neighborhood meeting on Sept. 11 to inform residents about upcoming electrical work planned throughout La Cañada Flintridge throughout the remainder of the year.

Charter boosts its Internet speed to 60MB

A year after switching over to an all-digital cable TV network in La Cañada Flintridge, Charter Communications has implemented a series of enhancements that have boosted Internet connection speeds and added more than 120 high-definition channels.

Daryl Brown, son of James Brown, visits La Cañada to talk father's biography

Daryl Brown, son of James Brown, visits La Cañada to talk father's biography

Through words and recollections, the spirit of James Brown was resurrected Monday evening as local fans came to Flintridge Bookstore & Coffeehouse to learn more about a new biography penned by the famed singer's son.

LCF home prices show slight decline

The median price of a home in La Cañada Flintridge declined slightly to $1.28 million last month, from $1.3 million a year ago, according to statistics compiled by Realtor Keith Sorem with Keller Williams Realty in Glendale.

James Brown's son to visit La Cañada bookstore

Daryl Brown, son of legendary singer James Brown, will visit La Cañada Monday evening to discuss his newly published book “Inside the Godfather,” which explores the complex life and personality behind the persona.

Shareholders OK Sport Chalet acquisition

Shareholders OK Sport Chalet acquisition

Sport Chalet, Inc. shareholders recently approved a $70-million acquisition of the La Cañada Flintridge-based retailer by an East Coast sporting goods company, both companies announced Monday.

Protesters gather at Scholl Canyon landfill

Protesters gather at Scholl Canyon landfill

Eagle Rock residents and local officials gathered at the base of the Scholl Canyon Landfill Wednesday to protest potential plans by Glendale to expand the site, which...

A change of seasons at Mt. Waterman

A change of seasons at Mt. Waterman

In 2006, when La Cañada natives Brien and Rick Metcalf purchased the defunct Mt. Waterman ski resort with friends, they had big dreams of reviving the place they had all come to love as children growing up in the shadows of the San Gabriel Mountains.

La Cañada considers zoning for drive-thrus

La Cañada considers zoning for drive-thrus

La Cañada Flintridge City Council members wrestled Monday with how they might allow businesses to offer drive-thru services to convenience drivers without diminishing the walkability of the city’s Town Center.

Possible Listeria contamination prompts fruit recall at Trader Joe's, Costco

Possible Listeria contamination prompts fruit recall at Trader Joe's, Costco

A California packing company has voluntarily recalled fruit sold at Trader Joe's and Costco due to the possible contamination of Listeria monocytogenes

Groups weigh whether to roll camera or call cut in La Cañada

Groups weigh whether to roll camera or call cut in La Cañada

When the movie "Jersey Boys" opened in theaters late last month, viewers watched as music phenom Frankie Valli was brought to life on screen.

Ing named head of cardiology division at Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Ing named head of cardiology division at Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Frank F. Ing, MD of La Cañada Flintridge, director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, has been named the new co-director of the hospital's heart institute and chief of its cardiology division.

Man claims winning Fantasy 5 lottery ticket at La Crescenta store

Man claims winning Fantasy 5 lottery ticket at La Crescenta store

When Adam Shahinian found out that his winning Fantasy 5 ticket was sold at the La Crescenta store where he purchases his lottery tickets each day, he jumped in his car and drove there rather than checking the numbers online from home.

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