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  • Letter: Devalued real estate is no badge of honor

    In the Mailbag section of the Dec. 19 Valley Sun a letter writer extolled the proposed zoning changes slated for La Cañada. I have to assume that said writer does not live in any of the areas affected by those proposed changes. Her next-to-last paragraph read: “The slight, if any, decrease in real estate values should be considered a badge of honor rather than a catastrophe among we who materially have so much.”
  • Op-Ed: A time to remember the children who save us

    Op-Ed: A time to remember the children who save us
    Six-year old Noah Michael Davis of Shawnee, Kan., wanted to be a policeman so he could make sure “everyone was safe.” He didn’t make it. Instead, he drowned in the family swimming pool and was declared brain dead. Although he couldn&...

    Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Learning honor and courage from a poem

    I enjoy the periodic notes I receive from my readers; it’s nice to know that someone appreciates my thoughts. Recently I received a question from a reader, “Dr. Joe, I read the poem ‘Thermopylae’ by Constance Cavafy you used as a...

    The Valley Line: Playing catch-up before the New Year speeds away

    The Valley Line: Playing catch-up before the New Year speeds away
    Happy New Year! I want to know where 2013 went. It passed by in a flash, just like a speeding bullet. Isn’t there some way that we can slow down this train? My grandchildren are bemoaning the fact that they have to wait for an entire year before...

    La Cañada float features canine theme

    La Cañada float features canine theme
    On Wednesday, La Cañada Flintridge residents watched proudly as a 20-foot-tall truck of five dogs escaped from a persistent dogcatcher. The self-built La Cañada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Assn. float, “Dog Gone!” won the Bob Hope Humor...