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  • Bell scandal could reach La Caņada

    La Caņada Flintridge is not in the same liability pool as the city of Bell, officials said this week, but nevertheless could be responsible for financing a portion of bloated pensions of former Bell employees because of complicated mathematical overlaps...
  • Around Town: Bell scandal hits home

    Around Town: Bell scandal hits home
    On July 15, the Los Angeles Times published the first reports of the inflated salaries of the city of Bell employees. On Aug. 4, Valley Sun reporter Megan O'Neil followed up on the bloated pensions for recently retired city of Bell employees. ("There...
  • Putting teachers to the test

    A Sunday Los Angeles Times article has sparked debate across California about whether teachers should be evaluated based on their students' test scores. The article collected data over a seven-year span and analyzed more than 6,000 elementary school...
  • In Theory: Is America Islamophobic?

    Last week's Time magazine cover story by Bobby Ghosh reported that "hate speech against Muslims and Islam is growing both more widespread and more heated," with protests against a mosque in lower Manhattan and the building of other mosques elsewhere not...
  • Book selection features love, joy, bitterness

    The La Caņada Flintridge One City One Book Committee is transporting readers to the Hawaiian Islands with this year's book selection, "Honolulu," the tale of a Korean mail-order bride who, after escaping a bitter marriage, learns to independently navigate...
  • The awards season gets into full swing

    We have sped right into the award-and-benefit season so our community is buzzing with activity. Our very fashionable ladies are coordinating their elegant party clothes, while their escorts are updating their tuxedos in order to attend the many upcoming...
  • Local Boy Scout Council plans annual fundraiser

    The Verdugo Hills Boy Scout Council is hosting its 37th Annual Big Strike Auction fundraiser on Friday, March 25 at the Castaways Restaurant in Burbank. The theme for this year’s event is “Scouting Builds Memories.” Los Angeles Times...
  • Banksy may have made his mark on Montrose

    Banksy may have made his mark on Montrose
    A vinyl-sticker depiction of President Obama has appeared on a wall in Montrose in the style as the world-renowned, yet secretive, graffiti street artist Banksy. The vinyl-sticker — on a concrete wall on Ocean View Boulevard near Foothill...
  • Widow with dementia gave $600,000 to Kabbalah Centre charity

    Widow with dementia gave $600,000 to Kabbalah Centre charity
    Susan Strong Davis, an 87-year-old widow who grew up in La Canada Flintridge, spends the day inside her Palos Verdes Estates home, tended round-the-clock by nurse's aides. For company, relatives say, she has her dog, the television and, on increasingly...
  • New happenings under the Sun's umbrella

    Perhaps you’ve heard the word on the street, or seen our recent advertisements to this effect: Times Community News tomorrow launches the Pasadena Sun, a weekly newspaper that will shine new light on the cities of Pasadena, South Pasadena and San...
  • It's gotten tough to get a home loan

    The process of financing a business or home has become more difficult. I just completed a three-month-long refinance of my home. I have gone through this several times in my life. Never before have I had to provide so many documents to the underwriter. I...
  • Portantino says numbers don't add up

    Portantino says numbers don't add up
    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D- La Caņada Flintridge) and a Stanford-based open government group alleged Monday that recently disclosed Assembly member spending records are tainted by political posturing. Accounts of member spending released Friday by...