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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Stats show crime decrease in 2010

    The number of major crimes committed in La Cañada Flintridge fell last year by more than 11% compared to 2009, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department records. Incidents regarded by deputies as major, or "Part One," crimes include murder,...
  • Crime Blotter-Jan. 5

    The following were taken from reports on file at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station Area 1 2900 block of Stevens Avenue: A black 2010 Toyota Corolla was stolen from a resident's driveway between 6 p.m. Jan. 1 and 8:45 a.m. Jan. 2. The victim...
  • Crime Blotter-Jan. 12

    The following were taken from reports on file at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station: Area 1 3100 block of Brookhill Street: A resident called the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station after he noticed three woman trying to open the door of his car at...
  • Laws redirect thieves from prison to jail

    Recent changes to state law will result in many theft-related crimes formerly charged as felonies to be handled as misdemeanors. Locally, this means many thieves who commit property crimes in La Cañada Flintridge and surrounding areas will be spending...
  • What happened in LCF 10-20-30 years ago?

    Ten Years Ago The musical “Grease” was playing to packed houses in the auditorium at La Cañada High School. Directed by choral teacher LoriMarie Rios, the lead roles were held by Gavin Caswell, Nikki Wetzel, Charlie Young and Kim Lottman.  ...
  • Crime Blotter-Jan. 27

    The following were taken from reports on file at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station Area 1 3900 block of Park Place: A 2011 Toyota Camry was reported stolen at 9 a.m. on Jan. 20. The owner of the vehicle told deputies he'd parked his car in the...
  • Thoughts on preaching the Prosperity Gospel

    Q. A recent Senate investigation into spending by high-profile televangelists found no actual wrongdoing, but raises interesting issues about the lifestyles of such people. The inquiry targeted six televangelists and examined how they used the funds...
  • Alleged serial burglar caught

    A search of the home of a La Crescenta man arrested Sunday afternoon on suspicion of burglary yielded a treasure trove of property that appears to have stolen from local homes. Sgt. Ray Harley of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station said jewelry,...
  • Sneaky thieves grab purses

    Recent purse snatchings and another attempted theft at Foothill Boulevard businesses have the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station warning shoppers and store employees to keep a close eye on their belongings, and to stay on the lookout for a tricky couple...