| Sep 17, 2012
| 12:54 PM
La Cañada High School students had a short and sweet school day Monday, as a power outage prompted administrators to turn students loose at 11 a.m.
A nearby transformer failed at about 12:30 a.m. Monday, according to Southern California Edison,...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 1:12 PM
A new law inspired by the windstorms that hammered the San Gabriel Valley in 2011 was signed into law over the weekend, forcing utilities to develop emergency management plans and work closely with local cities on how to respond to natural disasters.
| Oct 17, 2012
| 6:14 PM
Primary construction on the Jessen Drive Bridge and approaching roadways is complete and estimates are that final construction on the project will end in the first week of November, according to city Public Works staff.
Work currently taking place on...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 3:47 PM
The old timber bridge is gone, and a new concrete span is taking shape on Jessen Drive, just above Palm Crest Elementary School.
The new bridge replaces a 1930s-era span at the foot of Earl Canyon that failed to meet Caltrans safety standards. City...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 1:19 PM
Ten Years Ago
A new dress code was approved for La Cañada High School that banned backless and strapless tops, gang-related clothing, and metal spikes or studs. It also stated that boxer shorts and bra straps were not to be visible and that midriffs...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Ten Years Ago
A man armed with a handgun robbed the La Cañada branch of Washington Mutual Bank and escaped with an undisclosed amount of money. The robber paused to write his hold-up note in the teller's presence, then handed it across the counter to...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 6:45 PM
La Cañada Flintridge Councilman Stephen Del Guercio was named to his third stint as mayor of the city on Monday, replacing David Spence..
Spence leaves the post after having served five terms, making him the longest-serving mayor in the city's history....
| Jun 28, 2013
| 2:31 PM
On Monday night, the La Cañada Flintridge City Council will consider a proposal that bans smoking around shopping areas, outdoor dining areas and nature trails.
A state law prohibits smoking in most enclosed public places, including places of...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 9:57 PM
City officials will not force a longtime resident to rip out his persimmon trees any time soon.
The City Council voted Tuesday to approve the city's updated General Plan, which does not permit agricultural activity on open spaces. But they may make a...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 6:29 PM
A scenic lookout with views of the San Gabriel Mountains and La Cañada Flintridge got a boost Monday from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
The city has been waiting for additional funding for the Ultimate Destination Point project, which...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 7:03 PM
Volunteers spent half a day Saturday removing recently planted ivy seedlings from the Owl Trail entrance in Cherry Canyon and replacing them with sage, currant, lilac and other native plants.
The effort was spearheaded by Lisa Novick, director of...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 10:05 PM
Residents who drive or walk past an open dirt space on Foothill Boulevard will soon have a more pleasant view.
A project to turn a Southern California Edison plot of land into park-like grounds is set to be completed next month. It will include trees,...