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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.

Dining Out: Glendale's own kind of candy crush

Dining Out: Glendale's own kind of candy crush

Global warming. A sluggish economy. Statewide drought. It's enough to make you hang your head and cry. There's only one thing sure to ease the pain: sweet, sweet candy. Two extraordinary candy stores recently opened within walking distance of each other. Visiting them will remind you of the best...

Local officials react to sale of La Cañada-based Sport Chalet

Local officials react to sale of La Cañada-based Sport Chalet

Local officials reacted Wednesday to the news announced earlier this week that sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet, a longtime La Cañada company and flagship of the...

Sport Chalet sold to Vestis Retail Group

Sport Chalet sold to Vestis Retail Group

Sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet Inc., which was founded in La Cañada Flintridge more than 50 years ago, was sold to an East Coast company that will use the purchase to create one of the nation's largest sporting goods chains.

Queeny Yeghiaian: LCF's reigning proprietress

Queeny Yeghiaian: LCF's reigning proprietress

There’s no doubt that when La Cañadans get hungry, Foothill Boulevard is where they head. The main route in town is where businesses rule, where there is no shortage of dining options, corporate or homespun.

Shoplifter hits Sport Chalet twice in two days

Sport Chalet in La Cañada was burglarized twice in two days, after a juvenile who’d stolen a hatchet from the sporting goods department on Saturday decided on Sunday he wanted another one.

La Cañada businesses invited to make connections

A new networking and marketing workshop for area businesses, “Let’s Connect LCF!” will be held at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 24 at the La Cañada Flintridge Library, 4545 Oakwood Ave.

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.

La Cañada farmers market to set up stands at Memorial Park

La Cañada farmers market to set up stands at Memorial Park

This summer, vendors of the La Cañada Flintridge Farmers Market will be asked to temporarily relocate to Memorial Park for at least three months as the city resurfaces and makes improvements to its current home in the Caltrans overpass parking lot on Foothill Boulevard.

Students say vaping is an easy habit to start

Students say vaping is an easy habit to start

While the adult world rallies to regulate sales of e-cigarettes to minors and use of the devices among them, local teens say the devices are commonly used by peers, either at home or in parties, and that it's not unusual to hear of middle school students who've tried them.

Unemployment rates drop in Glendale, Burbank

Unemployment rates in Burbank and Glendale dropped 1% last month with leisure and hospitality as well as trade, transportation and utilities adding the most jobs – 5,500 and 2,400, respectively - across Los Angeles County, according to the latest labor report.

Rock climbing, The Grilled Cheese truck slated for Sport Chalet's Outdoor Expo

Rock climbing, The Grilled Cheese truck slated for Sport Chalet's Outdoor Expo

If you've ever wanted to scale a rock wall or just need to spruce up your fly fishing skills, then Saturday is a good day to stop by Sport Chalet.

LCF resident dubbed 'The Little Engine that Could'

LCF resident dubbed 'The Little Engine that Could'

For her tireless efforts to promote and represent the city of La Cañada Flintridge in all things, to enhance community spirit and, in her case, to literally take care of business, Pat Anderson has been named "La Cañadan of the Year."

LCF Charter users could see changes

Charter Communications customers in La Cañada Flintridge could soon be getting their TV cable and Internet services from Comcast Corp. under a proposed subscriber-base swap announced Monday.

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