Politics

City to conduct survey on waste hauling, recycling services

City to conduct survey on waste hauling, recycling services

The La Canada Flintridge City Council has hired an independent polling firm to conduct a community-wide survey on residents’ views on solid waste and recycling services.

Community Block Grant program approved

The city of La Cañada Flintridge will continue to assist moderate- and low-income residents with housing needs and repairs, now that City Council members voted Tuesday to approve two ongoing Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) programs for the upcoming fiscal year.

 LCF City Council candidates seated by appointment

LCF City Council candidates seated by appointment

The La Cañada Flintridge City Council canceled on Tuesday a March 3 general election to fill three open seats for its next term, instead passing a resolution confirming the appointment of incumbent Mike Davitt along with council newcomers Terry Walker and Len Pieroni.

Adam Schiff ponders Senate run

Adam Schiff ponders Senate run

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said Thursday that he is seriously considering running for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Barbara Boxer, who announced she will retire after her term ends in 2016.

Council says film rules are ready to roll

Council says film rules are ready to roll

The La Cañada Flintridge City Council approved a revised filming ordinance Tuesday, amid protests from a group of local residents who claim the new regulations favor households that frequently film over their production-weary neighbors.

Schiff decries proposal for high-speed rail tunnel below Angeles National Forest

Schiff decries proposal for high-speed rail tunnel below Angeles National Forest

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) is speaking out against the proposed idea of having high-speed rail tracks run through underground tunnels beneath the Angeles National Forest to connect Palmdale and Burbank and calls the alternative a costly dead-end.

Group eyes lawsuit aimed at Devil's Gate sediment removal plan

Group eyes lawsuit aimed at Devil's Gate sediment removal plan

As the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works prepares to begin a five-year sediment haul at Devil's Gate Reservoir in the fall, some La Cañadans are rallying...

Crews take down K-rails from Paradise Valley neighborhood

Crews take down K-rails from Paradise Valley neighborhood

Never has going off the rails felt so good.

Schiff appointed to House intelligence committee

Schiff appointed to House intelligence committee

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) was chosen on Thursday to serve as the top Democrat on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

Water utility offers cistern rebates

Foothill Municipal Water District is now offering rebates for customers who purchase cisterns to harvest rainwater for landscape irrigation. The retail water agency collaborated with Hey!Tanks LA and TreePeople to develop the new rebate program, which starts at $0.15 per gallon for cisterns 300...

Christmas tree pickup service ongoing

Until Jan. 17, residents who have not yet disposed of Christmas trees can leave them at their curb on their regular trash days to be disposed of by their waste hauler, according to the city of La Cañada Flintridge website. The haulers will pick up tree segments that are less than 6 feet in...

Nothing afoul in low bird count, animal keeper says

Nothing afoul in low bird count, animal keeper says

In 1999, when La Cañada residents in the city’s Highlands area off Angeles Crest Highway got their feathers ruffled over a flock of resident peafowl damaging cars, gardens, lawns and eardrums, city officials sprung into action.

Home prices rise in La Cañada Flintridge

The median home price in La Cañada Flintridge rose to $1,604,956 last month, compared to $1,402,383 in December 2013, according to statistics compiled by Realtor Phyllis Harb with Dilbeck Real Estate in La Cañada.

Locals react to end of YES

Locals react to end of YES

About 12 years ago, La Cañada mom Jan Crane was in need of a baby-sitter for her two small children when a friend referred her to Youth Employment Service.

Ross named director of district service area

Foothill Municipal Water District announced last week the appointment of Kathy Ross as director of Division 5 of its service area.

USC-Verdugo Hills workers join union

Two hundred employees at USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital have voted to join a statewide union, SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West, it was announced Tuesday.

Foundation to sue L.A. Public Works over sediment removal plan

Foundation to sue L.A. Public Works over sediment removal plan

Representatives of the Arroyo Seco Foundation and the Pasadena Audubon Society announced Dec. 10 they will file a lawsuit challenging a Los Angeles County Department of Public...

'Balance' of film ordinance produces new controversy

'Balance' of film ordinance produces new controversy

Fourteen months of negotiations among residents, movie executives and weary public officials ended Monday, when the La Cañada Flintridge City Council approved a new set of regulations governing filming inside city limits.

La Cañada city engineer Ying Kwan retires

City officials bid a fond farewell to city engineer Ying Kwan, who’s worked on numerous citywide projects since joining the payroll in 2002.

Council hears update from Carol Liu

Updating the public on the year’s activities in Sacramento, Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge) delivered a presentation on the state of the state at Monday's City Council meeting. She shared the triumphs and trials of the 2013-14 legislative season, which ended in August, and...

LCF council hopefuls to get a seat

LCF council hopefuls to get a seat

Candidates running to fill three upcoming openings on the La Cañada Flintridge City Council — Mayor Mike Davitt, Planning Commission...

La Cañada, Glendale board members to meet over transfer

La Cañada, Glendale board members to meet over transfer

La Cañada Unified School District officials will soon return to the negotiating table with Glendale Unified to see if any agreement can be reached regarding a possible transfer of the Sagebrush territory...

Officials present route options for high-speed rail

It could be the largest infrastructure project in the United States — the first high-speed rail system in the country — and it's expected to come to Burbank.

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