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  • 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...
  • Crime report: Check altered in mailbox

    La Cañada Flintridge Feb. 25 Soliciting without a permit: 5000 block Louise Drive. At 3:10 p.m., deputies responded to reports that a nicely dressed man was going door to door, attempting to sell products. When they arrived to the area, the man was...
  • La Cañada History: 'Champagne Lady' takes to the slopes

    La Cañada History: 'Champagne Lady' takes to the slopes
    Ten Years Ago More than 200 people turned out for the dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremonies for Mayors’ Discovery Park, a transportation-themed recreational parcel created on a former Caltrans park-and-ride lot. The facility, located on Foothill...
  • Crime Report: Vehicle burglary at LCHS

    La Cañada Flintridge Feb. 18 Attempted robbery: 2200 block of Foothill Boulevard. A woman left a nail salon, where her daughter was still being served. She carried both of their handbags to their car, opened it and tossed the purses on the front...
  • Crime Report: Vandalism, hate incident reported at La Crescenta Walgreens

    La Cañada Flintridge Feb. 9 Reasonable cause arrest-burglary; possession of marijuana: Foothill Boulevard at Alta Canyada Road. Shortly before noon on Monday, Feb. 9, a deputy pulled over a white Mazda after observing it as it traveled south on...
  • Crimes heat up watch efforts

    Crimes heat up watch efforts
    La Cañada resident R.C. Drake's Indiana Avenue home is outfitted with two security alarms and 24 cameras, but when it comes to preventing residential burglaries, there's only one thing on which he ultimately relies. "You can have all the alarms and...