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  • Residents voice complaints over homeless near freeway bridge

    A group of residents living on Indiana Avenue near Curran Street is asking the city to take action against a group of homeless people on and near their properties. A trio of neighbors shared their concerns with the La Cañada Flintridge City Council...
  • Around Town: We might as well laugh about it

    Based on a recent Around Town informal survey, La Cañadans are bummed by the burglaries, tired of the traffic and dumbfounded by the drought. In the spirit of offering useful commentary designed to lift your spirits, here is the Around Town inaugural...
  • Crime Report: Residential burglaries and mailbox vandalism, theft

    La Cañada Flintridge April 8 Vandalism, mailbox: 3900 block of Hampstead Road. A woman reported that sometime between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. that day, someone damaged her mailbox and may have stolen mail from inside it. A deputy observed the interior...
  • Letter: Guns strike her as a bit of overkill

    Re: “Crime prevention starts at home,” Around Town column, April 2. Columnist Anita Brenner passed along some very reasonable suggestions to avoid being a crime victim. One suggestion, however, struck me as a very poor idea: “Invest in...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Using vigilance as a weapon in looking at safety

    On the La Cañada Flintridge Parents group Facebook page, vigilant neighbors have posted pictures of suspicious vehicles casing neighborhoods, looking for the easy mark. A recent column by Anita Brenner gave a proactive account of how not to be a victim...
  • Around Town: Crime prevention starts at home

    There's a startling rise in burglaries ever since Proposition 47 and AB 109 took effect. Under Proposition 47, many drug offenses, formerly felonies, have been reclassified as misdemeanors and under AB 109, certain state prisoners were released to the...
  • Around Town: Burglaries may be linked to Prop. 47

    There's been another rash of burglaries in La Cañada, but first, a disclaimer: Around Town is a lifestyle column. Nothing in this column constitutes legal advice. That said, a few of us were standing outside the Equinox spin studio in Pasadena. A lady...
  • Crime Report: Residential burglary occurs while boarder is at home

    La Cañada Flintridge March 17 Vandalism; petty theft, mail: 4900 block of Alta Canyada Road. A man told deputies that sometime between 4:30 p.m. the day before and 8:30 a.m. that day, someone pried open his mailbox, broke its lock and stole mail...
  • Sheriff's deputies arrest male juvenile after Belita Lane home burglary

    Sheriff's deputies arrest male juvenile after Belita Lane home burglary
    Deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Crescenta Valley Station arrested a male juvenile in Altadena Thursday wanted in connection with a residential burglary that occurred around noon that day in the 4500 block of Belita Lane in La Cañada....
  • Crime Report: Home break-ins reported throughout the area

    La Cañada Flintridge March 13 Burglary, residence: 5300 block of La Cañada Boulevard. A man and his family left their secured home around 9:30 a.m. When they returned at 6 p.m., they noticed someone had forced open a kitchen window and a side door...
  • Man arrested at Sport Chalet for allegedly stealing knives, credit card

    Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Sport Chalet on Monday at around 4:30 p.m. after an employee reported a man with a knife had been spotted placing a machete into his waistband and grabbing other knives from store shelves before...
  • Crime Report: Family painting, prayer book, punching bag among items stolen from home

    La Cañada Flintridge March 4 Burglary, residence: 5100 block of Solliden Lane. A woman who is renting a house while her home is undergoing construction notified deputies that she left the property around 3:15 p.m the day before. When she returned to...