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Elections

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  • Planning Commissioner Jonathan Curtis leads cash race

    With the election a month away, an incumbent and a planning commissioner are garnering more financial support than a 24-year-old newcomer in the race to fill two seats on the La Cañada Flintridge City Council, according to records on file at the city...
  • Around Town: The mystery of Delos Arnold

    As a community service, the Around Town column will occasionally supplement the Valley Sun 10-20-30 Years Ago feature with news from 19th century. For example, last week, we brought you news from 137 years ago. (“Neighborhood news from 1885,”...
  • Poll indicates parcel tax support for La Cañada 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 Cañada Unified schools is a priority and should be...
  • Laura Olhasso named new La Cañada 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 Cañada Flintridge. Olhasso was first elected in 2003 and has...
  • Kamar opts out of City Council race

    The race for La Cañada 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...
  • La Cañada residents to gather in remembrance of Joan Feehan

    La Cañada residents to gather in remembrance of Joan Feehan
    Ten years after La Cañada Flintridge became its own city, Joan Feehan started her career at City Hall. A mother of five, she had rallied for the incorporation years before and now was able to protect and build on the community she loved. In 1986, she...
  • La Cañada City Council candidates debate key issues

    La Cañada City Council candidates debate key issues
    The three candidates vying for two seats on the La Cañada Flintridge City Council all vowed Wednesday night to decrease crime, support local businesses and stop a freeway extension. In the first public debate before the March 5 election, candidates...
  • Editorial: Pension reform deserves public debate

    Democracy only works from the bottom up. Unfortunately, there was a breakdown in this most basic of democratic principles at last week's City Council candidate forum. The breakdown had nothing to do with the candidates, all of whom appear to be fine men....
  • La Cañada 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 Cañada Unified School District Governing Board during a meeting held at La Cañada 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 Cañada 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...
  • Sitting down with the candidates for La Cañada City Council

    La Cañada Flintridge voters will go to the polls March 5, electing at least one new member to the City Council. Three men are vying for two open seats: Planning Commissioner Jon Curtis, accountant Joe Layton and an incumbent, Dave Spence. All three...
  • Election is a time for change on La Cañada 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...