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  • Piece of Mind: Hard questions, disappointing answers

    What reading material is on your bedside table this December week? I’d like to be able to recommend a recent release that came into my hands the other day, but it’s a real snooze. The 80-page report issued by the United States Government...
  • 2011 in Review: Power outages, school board shifts, Costa trial

    2011 in Review: Power outages, school board shifts, Costa trial
    La Cañada saw its share of troubling news in 2011, the most controversial being a complaint filed against a La Cañada High School teacher for having made ethnic slurs in her math classrooms. But there also were celebratory moments — for the...
  • Police Blotter

    Area 1 No reports Area 2 1900 block of Foothill Boulevard: A catalytic converter valued at $1,318 was stolen from a 2004 Toyota Tacoma sometime between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. on July 19 as the truck was parked on the south side of Foothill Boulevard. The...
  • Body recovered from Angeles National Forest

    A Southern California Edison subcontractor and noted ornithologist died Wednesday after falling 200 feet while conducting surveying work in rugged terrain north of Mt. Wilson. Michael San Miguel, 70, of Arcadia, was working on an environmental survey in...
  • Power outages in La Crescenta, Rosemont Middle School

    A power outage was reported in the La Crescenta area at 9:25 a.m., affecting 1,396 customers, according to Southern California Edison officials. Officials have not determined a cause, Robert Villegas, a spokesman for the utility, said.  The boundaries...
  • Padilla introduces bill to create earthquake early-warning system

    Padilla introduces bill to create earthquake early-warning system
    State Sen. Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) introduced a bill Monday to create a system in California to warn the public seconds in advance of an earthquake. The warning system, which is already implemented in Japan, could give people as long as one minute to...
  • Assembly bill would force utilities to better prepare for disasters

    Assembly bill would force utilities to better prepare for disasters
    A bill to improve emergency and disaster preparedness among California utilities was unanimously approved this week by a committee in the state Assembly. AB 1650, introduced by Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge), requires public...
  • Report shows where Edison faltered after the windstorm

    Report shows where Edison faltered after the windstorm
    A study of Southern California Edison's response to the fierce windstorm that ripped through the region last fall found 70 ways the utility could improve its response to the next disaster. The study, commissioned by Edison and released Wednesday,...
  • SoCal Edison asks for patience in restoring power

    A spokesman for Southern California Edison said it could be a while before power is restored to La Cañada Flintridge residents as crews work to get roughly 200,000 customers back online. Crews are still working to "de-energize" downed power lines before...
  • La Cañada avoids major damage, but stays in the dark

    La Cañada avoids major damage, but stays in the dark
    Though La Cañada Flintridge suffered its share of downed trees and busted fences Thursday, the worst issue appeared to be a continuing citywide power outage.  According to residents, the outage began at approximately 9 p.m. Wednesday, and has...
  • Subsiding winds clear the way for massive clean up effort

    Subsiding winds clear the way for massive clean up effort
    Winds on the scale seen Wednesday night failed to materialize overnight Thursday, but officials warned that unstable air masses could still produce dangerous wind gusts through the weekend. High wind advisories remained in effect this morning,...
  • Most schools remain closed amid ongoing power outage

    La Cañada schools will remain closed Friday as an ongoing power outage keeps much of the city in the dark. It is the second consecutive day of cancelled classes in the wake of a powerful windstorm overnight Wednesday that hammered the Crescenta and San...