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In July of 1936, a red-haired La Caņada barber went on trial for the murder of his wife. The best part of the trial was when a rattlesnake got loose in the courtroom. The barber's real name was Major R. Lisenba. He was a World War I veteran who had...
Marcos Costa, the big-rig truck driver convicted of manslaughter in a 2009 fatal crash in La Caņada Flintridge, has dropped his appeal, according to his attorney. Costa, 46, was sentenced in 2011 to seven years and four months in prison. Palmdale...
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The truck driver convicted of manslaughter after a fatal 2009 collision at the bottom of Angeles Crest Highway in La Caņada Flintridge is taking his case to the court of appeal. Marcos Costa, 46, was sentenced to seven years and four months in prison...
A state appeals court will hear oral arguments next month in the case of the truck driver involved in a fatal 2009 collision on Angeles Crest Highway in La Caņada Flintridge. Marcos Costa, 46, was convicted of vehicular manslaughter and reckless driving...
The parade is over. The nights are short and the days are long. La Caņada, home to book worms and book groups, is the inspiration for the following books. Thanks to the wonders of self-publication, some of us may be named in Arthur Johnson's “The...
Q. British author Sir Terry Pratchett recently presented a BBC documentary called “Choosing To Die,” about assisted suicide. Pratchett, the bestselling author of the “Discworld” series of fantasy novels, was diagnosed with...
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A dozen years after La Caņada residents Harold “Skip” Tillman and his wife, Joni, were found buried in remote graves, investigators say they have new developments regarding the murders, but are staying tight-lipped about any details. “...
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La Caņada saw its share of troubling news in 2011, the most controversial being a complaint filed against a La Caņada High School teacher for having made ethnic slurs in her math classrooms. But there also were celebratory moments — for the...
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Ten Years Ago In the middle of his trial, Philip Sifuentes, the man accused of killing La Caņada resident Helen Huff in October 1997, pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge as well as to three other felony charges related to the case. He was sentenced...
A former Girl Scout who warned of dangerous conditions on Angeles Crest Highway months before a fatal runaway truck crash in 2009 testified on Tuesday in the murder trial of that truck’s driver that he would not have seen warning signs along the...
The case against the truck driver accused of murder after his runaway semi killed two people in La Caņada Flintridge in April 2009 took a step forward on Friday when Judge Darrell Mavis ruled to sustain all charges. Costa's attorney, Edward Murphy, filed...
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The fate of the driver charged with murder after his runaway big rig killed a 12-year-old girl and her father in April 2009 in La Caņada Flintridge is in the hands of the jury after attorneys on both sides completed their closing arguments Wednesday...
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