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Elections

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  • Poll indicates parcel tax support for La Caņada schools

    Local voters may have widely differing viewpoints on taxation and the machinations behind state and local budgets, but there is one thing they all seem to agree on: The quality of education at La Caņada Unified schools is a priority and should be...
  • Laura Olhasso named new La Caņada Flintridge mayor

    Laura Olhasso named new La Cañada Flintridge mayor
    Exiting Mayor Steve Del Guercio was honored by friends, officials and local agencies for 14 years of service on Monday night before City Councilwoman Laura Olhasso was named the new mayor of La Caņada Flintridge. Olhasso was first elected in 2003 and has...
  • Kamar opts out of City Council race

    The race for La Caņada Flintridge’s two City Council seats has thinned, as local businessman Charbel “Charlie” Kamar has decided to forgo the March 5 election. Kamar, who unsuccessfully sought a council seat in 2011, pulled papers to...
  • Election is a time for change on La Caņada City Council

    I am writing this letter to urge your readers to vote for a non-incumbent in the election for City Council. First off, the incumbent has had 20 years to serve us. That is long enough, in my opinion. It is time for us to move on. Let us give the seat...
  • La Caņada City Council race draws shrugs, Anthony Portantino weighs in

    La Caņada Flintridge voters will decide two seats on the City Council in Tuesday's election, but the campaign has so far been quiet. The city is home to slightly more than 20,000 residents, 14,900 of them registered voters. Yet, a forum held earlier this...
  • Exercise your right to vote

    Eyes from around the globe will be watching the United States on Tuesday as Americans select their next president. This exercise of popular power is the envy of the world, and we encourage all registered voters to take advantage of the opportunity. The...
  • La Caņada History: Christmas village and train display at the Wagners'

    La Cañada History: Christmas village and train display at the Wagners'
    Ten Years Ago Scott Tracy was elected president of the La Caņada Unified School District Governing Board during a meeting held at La Caņada High School. Outgoing president was Jinny Dalbeck. Tracy, who was also the board’s president this year,...
  • Portantino's future in question

    Portantino's future in question
    Anthony Portantino, who for the past six years has represented La Caņada Flintridge in the state Assembly, enters this holiday season with a new task: Figure out what to do next. Portantino’s job ended officially on Dec. 1, when the new legislative...
  • La Caņada voters choosing both the old and new

    La Cañada voters choosing both the old and new
    La Caņada Flintridge residents expressed interest in putting both new and familiar faces on the City Council when deciding on whom to vote for Tuesday. Ernest Koeppen, who ran for a seat on the school board in 2011, said he voted for Dave Spence and Joe...
  • Curtis, Spence elected to City Council

    Curtis, Spence elected to City Council
    Dave Spence retained his seat on the La Caņada City Council, and will be joined by Planning Commissioner Jonathan Curtis following Tuesday’s vote. Mayor Steve Del Guercio, whose term ends in May, did not seek reelection, leaving two seats up for...
  • La Caņada Unified researches parcel tax

    The La Caņada Unified School District has hired an expert to survey voter receptiveness to a parcel tax measure that may be placed on the ballot next year. City residents last improved a parcel tax for schools in 2009, when Measure LC — which...
  • Curtis gains the most votes in La Caņada City Council election

    Curtis gains the most votes in La Cañada City Council election
    La Caņada Flintridge has released the final tally for the March 5 election in which voters picked two City Council members. Planning Commissioner Jon Curtis led the race with 2,294 votes, while incumbent Dave Spence took 2,212 votes. Accountant Joe...