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

    La Cañada Elementary hosts first-ever health and fitness week
    Several guest speakers visited La Caņada 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 Caņada 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 Caņada 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 Caņada

    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 Caņada Flintridge. The City Council approved an ordinance on Monday night that bans smoking at or within 20 feet of city-owned property,...

    Overturned dump truck causes outages in the Foothills

    Overturned dump truck causes outages in the Foothills
    A dump truck loaded with dirt overturned on Briggs Avenue after losing its brakes Tuesday morning, briefly causing power outages in La Crescenta and La Caņada Flintridge. The truck driver said he purposely overturned his truck alongside the Pickens...