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  • Fiesta Days: How to celebrate Memorial Day weekend in LCF

    Fiesta Days: How to celebrate Memorial Day weekend in LCF
    Starting Friday, locals can celebrate Fiesta Days and Memorial weekend in La Cañada with a number of events, including a vintage car show and fireworks.
  • Around Town: Let's think about our veterans

    Memorial Day is almost here and what a long strange ride 2014 has been. The Senate committee hearing testimony of Eric Shinseki, the secretary of Veterans Affairs, has concluded. Shinseki was called in after CNN investigated the 40 preventable deaths at...

    Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Storied history from an American flag

    In 1943 British Prime Minister Winston Churchill asked President Franklin D. Roosevelt if he wouldn't mind stopping the presidential motorcade at 154 W. Patrick St. in Frederick, Md. The two men were en route to the federal government retreat previously...

    Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Appreciating the song 'Waltzing Matilda'

    “That’s a nice song,” I said. I was shooting whiskey with rogue warriors from Australia in a makeshift bar in the dusty Vietnamese village of Phuoc Tuy. “Thanks mate! It’s our national anthem,” Capt. Preston responded....

    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...