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  • Crime Blotter - September 28

    Area 1 2900 block of Adams Street: A suitcase valued at $300 was stolen from a locked Ford SUV between 11 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23 and 8 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 26. There was no sign of forced entry to vehicle, though there appeared to be two fresh...
  • Thefts spike in La Cañada

    Thefts spike in La Cañada
    La Cañada Flintridge is getting safer, but that’s not stopping thieves from taking advantage of easy targets like unlocked cars. Despite an overall drop in serious crimes from this time last year, as reported by Capt. David Silversparre, commander...
  • Crime Blotter: Rock thrown through church window, stolen iPods

    Area 1 3800 block of Park Place: A set of headphones, an iPhone car charger, a pair of Chanel sunglasses and a baby scale were stolen from an unlocked Jeep Grand Cherokee between 10 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30 and 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1. The car had...
  • Police Blotter Nov. 24: iPad, GPS devices, laptops stolen from vehicles

    Area 1 2300 Block of Florencita Avenue: A Motorola cell phone and a Garmin GPS device were stolen from a locked Chevy Van sometime between 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17 and 7 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 18. There was no sign of forced entry to the van. 3000...
  • Crime report, April 1: Truck with 50 copies of the Times stolen

    La Cañada Flintridge 920 Foothill Blvd.: A woman's wallet was stolen from her purse while she shopped at Sprouts Market between 3 and 3:30 p.m. Friday, March 23. A credit card from the wallet was later used to obtain a $4,000 cash advance. 5500 block of...
  • Three arrested for daylight robberies of Crescenta Valley High students

    Three men were arrested in La Crescenta Thursday after attempting three separate robberies of Crescenta Valley High School teens, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. After school Thursday three Crescenta High students, 17, 17,...
  • Crime Blotter - October 12

    Area 1 3000 block of Community Avenue: The front door knob, a second story window screen and kitchen window of a house were damaged in an attempted burglary between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 3. The would-be burglars were unable to gain entry...
  • Crime blotter, April 8: Couple steal $2,271 worth of cologne and perfume from the Rite Aid store

    La Cañada 500 block of Houseman Street: A briefcase was stolen out of a locked Ford SUV parked in its owner's driveway between 11 p.m. Sunday, April 1, and 8 a.m. Monday, April 2. The front driver-side window of the SUV had been smashed. 900 block of...
  • Crime report: Semi-truck and trailer stolen

    La Cañada Flintridge April 7 800 block of Wiladonda Drive: Attempted vehicle burglary, 2:25 a.m. A man heard his car alarm going off and went outside to find the door of his unlocked Honda minivan open and the alarm on his Honda SUV set off. Nothing...
  • Around Town: Joaquin, Rosita and history

    This story is true. Or not. At right about the time of the California Gold Rush, around 1849, a young man named Joaquin Murieta and his pretty wife Rosita traveled north from Mexico, to the California mining camps to mine for gold. The threads of...
  • Crime declines, watchfulness rises

    Despite an uptick in residential burglaries, there was an overall drop in crime in La Cañada Flintridge in 2011, a local law enforcement official said this week. Major crimes declined by 3.23% this year, according to statistics provided by Capt. David...
  • 2011 in Review: Power outages, school board shifts, Costa trial

    2011 in Review: Power outages, school board shifts, Costa trial
    La Cañada saw its share of troubling news in 2011, the most controversial being a complaint filed against a La Cañada High School teacher for having made ethnic slurs in her math classrooms. But there also were celebratory moments — for the...