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  • City staffers prepare for disaster with help from Red Cross

    City staffers prepare for disaster with help from Red Cross
    El Niño storm systems, earthquakes, Santa Ana winds, brush fires and mudslides — all potential disasters that many area residents consider the price they pay to live in the Southland — require serious preparedness efforts, a fact not taken lightly by La Cañada city officials.
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: The forgotten sweetness of the Donut Dollies

    The word “hero” comes from the Greek connotation ascribed to a warrior. I would say the term goes a bit further, as it is aligned with divine ancestry. The Romans added to its etymology and gave the word additional meaning: protector. Since it...

    LCPC to host a Red Cross blood drive

    La Cañada Presbyterian Church is hosting a blood drive in its Fellowship Hall from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 31. Those who would like to donate blood can sign up in the church narthex between service on Sundays prior to the event, or in the church...

    Blood drive sets goal of 50 donations

    Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station, 4554 Briggs Ave., La Crescenta, will host an American Red Cross “Battle of the Badges” Blood Drive on Thursday, Feb. 15, between the hours of 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. During the same event last year, the...

    Letter: Red Cross honors Everyday Heroes

    It is Red Cross Month and we would like to recognize our Everyday Heroes who reach out to help their neighbors when they are in need. These everyday heroes are our volunteers who help disaster victims get on the road to recovery. They give blood to help...