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Elections

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  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • Measure J support has a twist

    Measure J support has a twist
    Local lawmakers want to see voters approve Measure J on Nov. 6 and commit more funds for regional transportation projects, but they are making sure transportation officials know they don’t want money to flow toward a proposed extension of the Long...
  • 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...
  • Busy day at the polls in La Caņada

    Elaine La Marr of La Caņada Flintridge got up early on Tuesday to vote, but her ballot might be among the last ones counted. La Marr’s sample ballot and registration instructed her to vote at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy. But when she arrived...
  • Liu cruises to Senate victory

    Liu cruises to Senate victory
    Carol Liu has represented La Caņada Flintridge for 20 years, first as a City Council member, then in the state Assembly and now as a state senator. On Tuesday night Liu won the race to represent the city — and a Senate district stretching along the...
  • Voters need substance from Krikorian

    As the election nears, I ask myself, what do supporters of Greg Krikorian see that I do not? I consider myself an educated and informed voter, but am puzzled by Krikorian's platitudes and do not find them helpful for someone who wants to keep an open...