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  • La Cañada Elementary hosts first-ever health and fitness week

    La Cañada Elementary hosts first-ever health and fitness week
    Several guest speakers visited La Cañada Elementary this week as the school hosted its first-ever Health and Fitness Week, which was chock full of activities. The students were treated to stretching exercises, a professional baseball player, a dunking duo, a pediatrician and a dietitian, among others. By the end of the week an obstacle course will be set up Friday for all grades as a fun way to demonstrate overall fitness.
  • La Cañada area not hit hard by flu season

    Despite grim statistics released Friday by the California Department of Public Health that show a spike this year in flu-related deaths, local health officials say all seems to be well throughout the community and in the La Cañada schools. The state...

    Around Town: Making Foothill Boulevard perfect

    Foothill Boulevard is changing, and for the better. Last year, we faced a surfeit of 7-Elevens. (“And second prize is two 7-Eleven stores,” Around Town, Feb. 8, 2012). But now three new establishments will redeem our boulevard. Two are on...

    Smoking ban to take effect next month in La Cañada

    Smoking ban to take effect next month in La Cañada
    Smokers soon won’t be able to light up in or near parks, restaurants patios and other public places in La Cañada Flintridge. The City Council approved an ordinance on Monday night that bans smoking at or within 20 feet of city-owned property,...

    Senior Living Q & A:Tips for caregivers seeking medical information

    Q. I am trying to help my 80-year-old mom with her medical care, but I have a hard time getting information from her doctor’s office. Can you suggest a better way for me to approach this issue? A good first step is to ask the doctor’s office...