Politics

Forum to address proposed 710 Freeway extension

Forum to address proposed 710 Freeway extension

Glendale City Councilman Ara Najarian will speak Monday at a public forum on the 710 Freeway extension at the Cal State Los Angeles campus....

Open seats on public safety, other boards

Open seats on public safety, other boards

The city of La Cañada Flintridge invites residents to submit applications for service on the Public Safety Commission.

Schiff honors LCF resident Ann Neilson as one of area's inspiring women

Schiff honors LCF resident Ann Neilson as one of area's inspiring women

Longtime La Cañada resident and civic volunteer Ann Neilson was among 14 individuals in the 28th Congressional District to be recognized as a "Woman of the Year" last week by Rep. Adam Schiff during a luncheon event held in Echo Park.

Schiff visits Burbank High students

Schiff visits Burbank High students

Not only did students learn about Rep. Adam Schiff’s (D-Burbank) day-to-day experience as a congressman, they posed for pictures with him individually and many squeezed into one group “selfie” during his visit to Burbank High School on Friday.

City moves forward on traffic mitigation efforts near schools

City moves forward on traffic mitigation efforts near schools

Changes coming to the intersection of Foothill Boulevard and Hampton Road later this month aim to alleviate traffic congestion, especially in the afternoon when five nearby schools let students out.

Water rationing may be in the pipeline

Water rationing may be in the pipeline

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California may be forced to restrict available wholesale water supplies to its 26 member public agencies as early as July, pending a vote next month from its Board of Directors, officials announced Wednesday.

Property owner granted right to develop road

Property owner granted right to develop road

La Cañada Flintridge City Council members voted Monday to temporarily grant a property owner the right to privately develop a drawn but unbuilt road connecting his new home to Inverness Drive, while an appeal by neighbors wends its way through court.

Reps. introduce resolution to recognize Armenian Genocide

Reps. introduce resolution to recognize Armenian Genocide

Together with more than 40 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) has again introduced a bipartisan resolution calling on President Obama to restore Armenian-Turkish relations and seek the Republic of Turkey’s full acknowledgment of the Armenian Genocide.

New LCF City Council members sworn in

New LCF City Council members sworn in

The La Cañada Flintridge City Council got a makeover Monday, as outgoing council members Laura Olhasso and Don Voss handed seats to new members Len Pieroni and Terry Walker and were recognized for their collective 21 years of service.

New faces take seats on the City Council

New faces take seats on the City Council

Two longtime members of the La Cañada Flintridge City Council will say their farewells and two new faces be welcomed to the panel when it meets at 7 p.m. Monday in City Hall.

Civic leaders reimagine 'mobility'

Civic leaders reimagine 'mobility'

Now that the California Department of Transportation has released its 2,260-page report reviewing the environmental effects of closing the 710...

Forum to discuss 710 EIR draft postponed

A forum to discuss the EIR draft for the proposed 710 Freeway extension scheduled for today has been postponed to allow more time to gather materials after the release of the report, organizers of the event said.

Environmental impact report for proposed 710 Freeway extension released

Environmental impact report for proposed 710 Freeway extension released

The California Department of Transportation released its initial environmental review for the proposed 710 Freeway extension project Friday, causing a flurry of activity among agencies and activists who&...

Council briefed on hauler survey

The La Cañada Flintridge City Council heard Monday results from a recent survey conducted to gauge public satisfaction with the multiple waste-removal services operating in the city, and possible support for a switch to a single-hauler contract.

Comment period extended for 710 extension project

The offices of two California assemblymen announced this week that the California Department of Transportation has decided to extend the public comment period on the still-unreleased Environmental Impact Report for its 710 Freeway extension project.

Jury awards teacher $178K in disability discrimination case

A federal jury unanimously found Monday that the Archdiocese of Los Angeles discriminated against a former kindergarten teacher at a private school in La Cañada Flintridge and engaged in conduct which was “malicious, oppressive or in conscious disregard” of the teacher’s...

Workshop looks at 710 EIR

Workshop looks at 710 EIR

Locals put weekend plans on hold Saturday morning, crowding into La Cañada’s City Council chambers to learn how to harness people power in anticipation of the release of the California Department of Transportation’s proposed 710 Freeway extension project.

City gets grant for rubberized asphalt

The city of La Cañada Flintridge recently won a $123,500 grant from the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery’s Rubberized Pavement Program for rubberized asphalt, known for its durability and noise-dampening qualities, to be installed through its annual street...

Developer bids to build senior housing facility

Developer bids to build senior housing facility

A Santa Rosa senior housing developer recently announced its intentions to build a 72-unit assisted-living facility on La Cañada's heavily zoned Foothill Boulevard, a move so far being met with more cheers than jeers.

'Good news' after midyear budget review

'Good news' after midyear budget review

A little more than halfway into fiscal year 2014-15, La Cañada has seen a net increase of $97,675 in general fund revenue and a $35,325 decrease in spending since the budget was passed last June, allowing officials to fund more projects citywide.

City to host workshop on 710 EIR comments

City to host workshop on 710 EIR comments

The city of La Cañada Flintridge is hosting a free workshop Saturday to help residents learn how to submit effective comments and responses to the draft environmental impact report for the 710 Freeway extension project, anticipated to be released as early as this month.

Program offers free energy assessments

From now through September, La Cañada residents are eligible for free home-energy assessments through CivicSpark, an AmeriCorps program offered through the San Gabriel Valley Council of Governments.

City manager's report shows uptick in free shuttle use, revenue from Lanterman Auditorium

City manager's report shows uptick in free shuttle use, revenue from Lanterman Auditorium

La Cañada City Manager Mark Alexander gave residents a peek behind the civic curtain Tuesday when he released his annual report on La Cañada's inner workings in 2014&...

Commissions have open seats available

The city of La Cañada Flintridge is accepting applications from residents interested in open seats on the Planning and Public Works and Traffic commissions. The vacancies will occur on March 16.

La Cañadan kicks off her campaign for judgeship

La Cañadan kicks off her campaign for judgeship

Los Angeles County Deputy District Atty. and La Cañada resident Debra Archuleta has announced plans to run for Los Angeles County Superior Court judge next year, a move she hopes will bring new challenges to her law career, now in its 24th year.

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