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Elections

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  • La Caņada City Council candidates debate key issues

    La Cañada City Council candidates debate key issues
    The three candidates vying for two seats on the La Caņada 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Sitting down with the candidates for La Caņada City Council

    La Caņada 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • La Caņada History: Youth House offered swimming for locals

    La Cañada History: Youth House offered swimming for locals
    Ten Years Ago A La Caņada woman, Christy Cassell, a political independent, announced she would mount a campaign to run in the fall 2003 gubernatorial recall election to replace Gray Davis. Twenty Years Ago A real estate agent announced that he had...