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  • Scott Tracy looks back on his LCUSD tenure

    Scott Tracy looks back on his LCUSD tenure
    On a rainy morning, La Cañada Unified Board President Scott Tracy opens the front door of his Woodleigh Lane house, unique from neighboring homes in that it is below road level and perched atop a stream that cuts a natural course through the backyard and into the surrounding wood.
  • High school students receive DAR awards

    High school students receive DAR awards
    The Don José Verdugo Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, presented Good Citizen Awards and JROTC Awards to local high school students who have exhibited outstanding leadership skills as well as outstanding qualities of service, dependability...

    Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Storied history from an American flag

    In 1943 British Prime Minister Winston Churchill asked President Franklin D. Roosevelt if he wouldn't mind stopping the presidential motorcade at 154 W. Patrick St. in Frederick, Md. The two men were en route to the federal government retreat previously...

    Group sets up display in honor of Constitution Week

    Group sets up display in honor of Constitution Week
    When the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution petitioned Congress in 1955 to set aside Sept. 17 to 23 annually to be dedicated to observe Constitution Week, the fledgling Don José Verdugo Chapter was only two years old. National’...

    Around Town: Protect the threatened persimmon trees

    Count me among those shocked that La Cañada, a member of the Tree City USA program, may consider killing 475 baby persimmon trees. (“Persimmons may never bear fruit,” Valley Sun, Jan. 3) Who are these trees? The trees are only seven years...