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  • 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...
  • Crime Blotter, Jan. 12: $10,900 in jewelry stolen from home

    Area 1 4800 block of Sunset Avenue: A home was burglarized while its owners were on vacation. The burglary took place sometime between 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 5 and 9 a.m. on Friday, Jan 6. The victims’ pet sitter arrived at the house to...
  • Crime Blotter, Jan. 19: Cell phones snatched from pedestrians

    Area 1 2400 block of Olive Avenue: The rear passenger window of a black Jetta was smashed sometime between 9 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 15, and 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 16. The car doors had been left locked and it appeared no entry was made. No items were...
  • Three busted in car burglaries

    Sheriff’s deputies arrested a trio of alleged car burglars in La Cañada Flintridge last Friday, and now they’re looking to find the rightful owners of the burglars’ loot. Detective Rodger Burt said that the three men were caught in a...
  • Crime Blotter, Dec. 8: Power generator, porcelain statue, $33,000 in cash stolen

    Area 1 3800 block of Park Place: A power generator valued at $1,000 was stolen from a hiding place outside an apartment building between 2 and 6 a.m. on Dec. 4. The generator had been left hidden in bushes and tied around the base of a tree with a...
  • Outages spur home burglaries

    The Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station is increasing patrols in La Cañada Flintridge in response to a spike in residential burglaries that has included at least four homes targeted during power outages. Deputies are working overtime and...