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  • 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...
  • Curtis gains the most votes in La Cañada City Council election

    Curtis gains the most votes in La Cañada City Council election
    La Cañada 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...
  • Around Town: Horses and the jockeys they run for

    “What do you look for in a jockey?” It was 6 a.m. at Santa Anita Park. I was visiting with Doug O'Neill, a race-horse trainer. We were at his barn, one of many barns just west of the racetrack. We sat in a small prefab office near the...
  • 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...
  • La Cañada names new planning commissioner; Youth Council members

    The La Cañada Flintridge City Council named Jeffrey Scott McConnell as a new member of the city’s planning commission on Monday night. McConnell, a resident of the city for four years, will fill an empty seat on the commission that was vacated when...
  • School board floats numbers for proposed parcel tax in La Cañada

    After months of reviewing survey results on voters’ receptiveness to a new parcel tax, the La Cañada Unified School District is ready to start talking numbers. On Tuesday night, school board members decided to seek public input on the feasibility...
  • Around Town: This land is their land...

    It was a hot day in Highland Park. Len and I had just returned to the campaign headquarters for Gil Cedillo, candidate for Los Angeles City Council, District 1. Even though we live in La Cañada and despite the endorsement of Cedillo's opponent by our...
  • La Cañada school board candidates speak on parcel tax, other education issues

    La Cañada school board candidates speak on parcel tax, other education issues
    Questions about parcel tax rates, merit pay for teachers, and new programs were fielded by candidates for the La Cañada Unified School District board during the first forum of the election season. PHOTOS: La Cañada school board candidates face off More...
  • 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...
  • La Cañada School Board looks set for remake

    With three seats opening on the La Cañada school board this year, two of the incumbents have said they will not seek reelection while a third is still weighing his options. La Cañada Unified school board members Scott Tracy and Susan Boyd have announced...
  • 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 Cañada 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...