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  • Civility: Business casual tips

    Civility: Business casual tips
    Part I: The latest statistics from the Society for Human Resource Management show that 89% of U.S. companies allow workers to wear casual clothing one day a week. Forty-four percent of all U.S. businesses have adopted casual all-the-time policies, up from...
  • Expo buoys local businesses amid threat of double-dip recession

    Expo buoys local businesses amid threat of double-dip recession
    Even as they labored to attract new customers at the 10th Annual Tri-Chamber Foothills Community Business Expo, local business owners said they are adjusting to a new economic reality in which the customers are frugal and the lenders cautious. "I...
  • Pot bust leads to multiple arrests

    Pot bust leads to multiple arrests
    MONTROSE — Five men were arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of cultivating more than 400 marijuana plants with an estimated street value of $200,000 inside a Montrose clothing store, travel agency and home, police said. The bust on the 2500...
  • City targets distracted drivers

    City targets distracted drivers
    La Caņada Flintridge officials are renewing calls for increased driver-safety awareness with a campaign in February to spread the message through schools, churches and businesses. Signs warning drivers to "Be Aware, Drive with Care" were placed...
  • Challengers eye Dreier's Congressional seat

    Thirty years after he was first elected to Congress, David Dreier looks poised to retain his job representing the 26th District in Washington D.C. Nov. 2 will mark the 16th time the Republican Congressman's name has appeared on the ballot, and if he wins...
  • Local businesses treated with foot traffic

    Instead of houses, families went trick or treating store-to-store down Foothill Boulevard two days before Halloween on Friday. There was no need to knock as most shops left their doors wide open to greet everyone. The event, arranged by the La Caņada...
  • Sneaky thieves grab purses

    Recent purse snatchings and another attempted theft at Foothill Boulevard businesses have the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station warning shoppers and store employees to keep a close eye on their belongings, and to stay on the lookout for a tricky couple...
  • City hesitant to regulate plastic bags

    Despite a recent vote by L.A. County Supervisors to prohibit the use of disposable plastic shopping bags in unincorporated areas such as La Crescenta, officials in La Caņada Flintridge aren't in any hurry to follow with regulations of their own. "I...
  • Schools help with charitable drive

    Local elementary and high schools are assisting the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station in its 23rd annual holiday Toy and Food Drive. Students from local schools have been filling bins with a variety of foods and toys for the sheriff department's drive....
  • Legislators try to revive old bills

    Local lawmakers used a brief legislative session this month to dust off old bills that never made it, and to push new proposals ahead of the new year. State Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Caņada Flintridge) reintroduced two measures that failed last year,...
  • Our Readers Write: Volunteer in classrooms and donate money

    Last week's well-attended PTA meeting at Palm Crest Elementary brought the plight of school funding to the forefront in our community. For too long, too many of us have convinced ourselves that either the situation was not as bad as we feared or that some...
  • Local merchants welcome deal-hunters

    Local merchants welcome deal-hunters
    There may not have been the early morning hordes of deal hunters reported at the Glendale Galleria or the Best Buy electronics store in Burbank, but Black Friday still meant brisk business in La Caņada Flintridge. Lines ebbed and flowed throughout the...