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A Crestview Preparatory School teacher is headed to Ecuador this summer to study climate change and caterpillars. Ryan J. Bache, who teaches 6th grade at the La Caņada private school, won an Earthwatch Institute fellowship to conduct his research. He is...
Three years after the Station fire denuded the hills above La Caņada Flintridge, a federal agency has determined that important earth-holding vegetation has recovered to the point that bulky concrete barriers put in place to protect homes from mudflows...
Residents from a hillside neighborhood in La Caņada Flintridge believe it’s time to remove concrete K-rail barriers designed to protect their homes from debris flows. The K-rails were installed in early 2010 after mudslides struck several areas...
Robert Haw, a JPL systems engineer who has worked on exploration missions spanning the solar system from Mercury to Pluto, was the featured speaker at the Feb. 6 meeting of Kiwanis Club of La Caņada. Using slides to illustrate his talk, Haw, the...
Tags: Environmental Issues, UNICEF, Global Change, Weather, Ecosystems
La Caņada Unified School District's highly successful paper-and-pencil test-takers will soon have a new way to prove their scholastic knowledge when California schools start computer-based assessments. The transition could begin as early as next year,...
Nearly all of the more than 5,000 respondents to a proposed plan to add a huge swath of wilderness to the national parks system are in favor the idea, federal officials said. About 100 of the responses were against putting the so-called Rim of the Valley...
“We're safe on Mars.” La Caņada Flintridge's connection to the heavens made for a sensational story in 2012, as Jet Propulsion Laboratory safely landed the NASA rover Curiosity on the Red Planet. JPL engineer Al Chen made the announcement...
A recent Eagle Scout project in Hahamongna Watershed Park improved a stretch of local trail, but it also gave rise to a border dispute between Los Angeles County and the city of Pasadena. On Dec. 8 members of La Caņada Flintridge Troop 507, their friends...
Tags: Environmental Issues, Google Inc.
We in La Caņada Flintridge are all too aware of the need to be prepared for many kinds of emergencies. Earthquakes, wildfires and electrical outages have all been a part of the La Caņada Flintridge experience since my family moved here 29 years ago. There...
Local water officials continue to push clients to use water conservation measures, offering an array of rebates to residents who upgrade fixtures and appliances or replace grassy lawns with less thirsty plants. The Foothill Municipal Water District is...
Local business and medical professionals are hopeful that the planned merger of Verdugo Hills Hospital into USC's Keck Medical Services will bring an infusion of resources to the facility on Verdugo Boulevard. Wes Seastrom, chairman of the La Caņada...
Yay! Summer is here, and that means the outdoor music venues are tuning up. The peacocks are vocalizing with the Pasadena Pops orchestra in their new home at the Los Angeles Arboretum in Arcadia with programs in July, August and September; Music at the L....
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