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  • La Cañada History: Wand children featured in Valley Sun for 1963 Valentine's Day

    La Cañada History: Wand children featured in Valley Sun for 1963 Valentine's Day
    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...
  • In Theory: Leaving 'under God' out of the Pledge

    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...
  • Verdugo Hills Hospital Board gets new chairman

    Verdugo Hills Hospital recently announced the appointment of Charles W. Mason as chairman of the hospital board. “As a member of the VHH Board of Directors for the past seven years, I have learned a great deal about what it takes to run Verdugo...
  • Betty F. Almassy

    Former longtime La Cañada resident Betty F. Almassy died Feb.27 at the age of 91. She came to California at the age of 2 and was raised in Glendale, graduating from Hoover High School in 1937. She attended Glendale College for two years and then...
  • Piece of Mind: La Cañada rallies behind Japan

    La Cañadans this week joined people across the world watching the news out of Japan, where Friday’s 9.0 earthquake and resulting tsunami set the country up for a possible nuclear meltdown of disastrous proportions. No sooner had word of the massive...
  • Around & About

    BLOOD DRIVE Verdugo Hills Hospital Community Blood Drive — Thursday, June 9, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. This drive, sponsored by the American Red Cross, will be held in the council rooms at Verdugo Hills Hospital, 1812 Verdugo Blvd., Glendale. All donors...
  • Quick Hits: Battle of the Badges Blood Drive is Tuesday

    As part of a friendly competition among Southern California public-safety agencies, a Red Cross bloodmobile will be taking blood donations on Tuesday from officers of the law and their supporters at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station. Now in its...
  • Donors roll up sleeves for blood drive

    Donors roll up sleeves for blood drive
    Area residents joined deputies on Tuesday at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station in an effort to help fill local blood banks. A Red Cross bloodmobile remained parked at the station from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the local installment of the fifth annual...
  • Students raise their red hands

    Students raise their red hands
    La Cañada High School students were caught red-handed on campus Friday. It was all for Red Hand Day, a worldwide event commemorated annually on Feb. 12 with public acts that promote awareness about the use of child soldiers around the world. To mark the...
  • The Valley Line: Thursday Club looks to both past and future

    The Valley Line: Thursday Club looks to both past and future
    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...
  • Residents make their blood bank deposits

    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...
  • Piece of Mind: It's there when we need it

    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...