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Ten Years Ago A memorial tribute was held at La Cañada Presbyterian Church for John Kelsey, the retired choral director at La Cañada High who died at the age of 64 after a nine-month battle with cancer. Kelsey, who joined the local high school’s...
Friends, family and co-workers of the two Sport Chalet employees who were severely burned in an explosion at the La Cañada Flintridge store earlier this month donated 64 pints of blood on Tuesday. The blood-drive event, held inside Sport Chalet's...
Nearly two weeks after a gas explosion rocked the La Cañada Flintridge Sport Chalet store, two employees who sustained severe burns in the incident find themselves in a slow recovery. Lauren Polzin, a 27-year-old who led the store's scuba department,...
Ten Years Ago La Cañada Flintridge resident Bernice Hardman celebrated her 100th birthday with a number of parties, large and small, around town. Asked for any longevity secrets she might pass along, she said she had none. But she also mentioned that...
Deputies and residents donated blood Wednesday in a regional "Battle of the Badges" competition. A Red Cross mobile station parked outside of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station collected blood from more than 20 people, said Deputy Jorge Valdivia....
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The Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station will compete with other authorities on Wednesday to donate the most blood. American Red Cross is aiming to collect from 5,500 donors in Southern California. A mobile Red Cross vehicle will be parked at the...
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The bands have marched by, the music has faded and the fireworks are but a memory. It was another momentous Fiesta Days for La Cañada Flintridge. I hope you joined some of the many activities that occurred over the weekend. I really loved the fireworks...
Q. The NBC television network has come under fire for omitting the words “under God” from a broadcast of the Pledge of Allegiance shown before the U.S. Open golf championship. The video montage of patriotic images including the American flag...
Area residents joined deputies on Wednesday at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station in an annual effort to help fill local blood banks’ reserves. An American Red Cross bloodmobile was parked at the station from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the...
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A community blood drive will be held at Verdugo Hills Hospital from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1. The drive, sponsored by the American Red Cross, will be held in the Fourth Floor Council Rooms at the hospital, 1812 Verdugo Blvd., Glendale....
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Appropriately, across our country this week the spotlight has been aimed on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on America. In La Cañada, the Young Republican Club is sponsoring a memorial service on Sunday, as it has for the past few...
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