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American Red Cross

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  • Piece of Mind: La Caņada rallies behind Japan

    La Caņadans 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...
  • Volunteer aids tornado victims

    Volunteer aids tornado victims
    A local Americorps volunteer working with the Red Cross returned recently from aiding victims of April’s devastating tornados in Alabama, following a career path inspired while she was a student at La Caņada High School. Jennifer Lazo, 24, helped...
  • 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...
  • 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 Caņada Flintridge. I hope you joined some of the many activities that occurred over the weekend. I really loved the fireworks...
  • Groups make holiday cards for veterans

    Groups make holiday cards for veterans
    Members of both the La Caņada High School Pep Squad and La Caņada Junior Women’s Club worked together to create more than 500 handmade personalized cards recently to be donated to the armed forces as part of the “Holiday Cards for Heroes,&...
  • 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...
  • Stations compete to donate blood on Wednesday

    Stations compete to donate blood on Wednesday
    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...
  • Police and fire departments compete to collect blood

    Police and fire departments compete to collect blood
    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....
  • La Caņada 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 Caņada 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...
  • Betty F. Almassy

    Former longtime La Caņada 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...
  • 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...