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Elections

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  • Letter: Political affiliation made by innuendo

    I was a bit disappointed to see Rex Nishimura's letter published this week. He begins by acknowledging that the school board election is fundamentally a nonpartisan race. The text of his letter further demonstrates his understanding of the nonpartisan...
  • GOP clubs have high hopes in merger

    Two local Republican clubs have decided to join forces in an effort to strengthen their mission and engage conservative voters. The La Caņada Flintridge Republican Club voted to merge with the Republican Club of the Foothills on Nov. 13. The two long-...
  • School board floats numbers for proposed parcel tax in La Caņada

    After months of reviewing survey results on voters’ receptiveness to a new parcel tax, the La Caņada Unified School District is ready to start talking numbers. On Tuesday night, school board members decided to seek public input on the feasibility...
  • LCF School Board member residency up to the District Attorney

    Regarding David Boyd's letter of Sept. 5 (“Residency issue not in best interest”), the La Caņada school board was briefed on school board member Joel Peterson's move to Glendale when it came to our attention in 2011. While it is true that we...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Easy to start, difficult to end

    I was the officer of the day at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, a stopover for Marines coming from and going to Vietnam. I was going. Since I was junior, I pulled the duty. I was to supervise the movie in the enlisted men's club, referred to as “Dodge City&...
  • Piece of Mind: Lately, it's all about our schools

    A casual observer of La Caņada affairs taking a glance at the Valley Sun might wonder what it is about our public school system that draws so much community interest. Indeed, a host of stories in recent weeks has centered on our lauded school district....
  • The Valley Line: Float association fetes its success

    The Valley Line: Float association fetes its success
    Our town's Olympian, luger Kate Hansen, became a media darling of the games. Everyone is talking about her dance moves that she used to warm up for her luge slide down the track. Beyonce is her music idol and last Thursday morning the America Online...
  • La Caņada school board opts for parcel tax increase

    A proposal for a parcel tax that could cost between $450 and $550 annually and last for a period of seven years will be drawn up by the La Caņada school board, which this week completed a series of public discussions on the topic. The current parcel tax...
  • Letter: Republicans should stand together

    The 1975 movie, “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” starring Jack Nicholson, contains a moral that weak-kneed Republicans like Carl Rove and John McCain could learn from. In the movie, after learning that many mental-ward patients can...
  • Letter: Sagal's experience would help school board

    As I said many times during my years of serving on the City Council, the quality of life we enjoy in our city is directly related to the quality of our public schools. Our excellent public schools were the reason why my parents moved to our community in...
  • Midday La Caņada School Board candidate's forum scheduled at Descanso Gardens

    A midday candidate's forum for the upcoming Nov. 5 La Caņada school board election will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30 in Van de Kamp Hall in Descanso Gardens. The forum is open to the public; those who would like to eat...
  • Guest Column: What is your vision for LCUSD?

    It was almost exactly two years ago that I began to jokingly “threaten” that I would run for the La Caņada Unified School District governing board if there wasn't a sufficient number of candidates to trigger an election. Those jokes became...