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Elections

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  • La Cañada school board candidate forum is set

    The eight candidates vying for three open seats on the La Cañada Unified School District board are expected to discuss their positions at an election forum next month. The La Cañada PTA Council and the League of Women Voters Pasadena Area are hosting the...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Easy to start, difficult to end

    I was the officer of the day at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, a stopover for Marines coming from and going to Vietnam. I was going. Since I was junior, I pulled the duty. I was to supervise the movie in the enlisted men's club, referred to as “Dodge City&...
  • Piece of Mind: Lately, it's all about our schools

    A casual observer of La Cañada affairs taking a glance at the Valley Sun might wonder what it is about our public school system that draws so much community interest. Indeed, a host of stories in recent weeks has centered on our lauded school district....
  • La Cañada History: Youth House offered swimming for locals

    La Cañada History: Youth House offered swimming for locals
    Ten Years Ago A La Cañada 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...
  • La Cañada schools election draws interest

    This post is corrected. See details below.  The latest resident to announce a campaign for one of three open seats on the La Cañada Unified School District board isn't all that far out of the classroom — a place where he thinks board members...
  • GOP clubs have high hopes in merger

    Two local Republican clubs have decided to join forces in an effort to strengthen their mission and engage conservative voters. The La Cañada Flintridge Republican Club voted to merge with the Republican Club of the Foothills on Nov. 13. The two long-...
  • La Cañada school board opts for parcel tax increase

    A proposal for a parcel tax that could cost between $450 and $550 annually and last for a period of seven years will be drawn up by the La Cañada school board, which this week completed a series of public discussions on the topic. The current parcel tax...
  • Letter: Republicans should stand together

    The 1975 movie, “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” starring Jack Nicholson, contains a moral that weak-kneed Republicans like Carl Rove and John McCain could learn from. In the movie, after learning that many mental-ward patients can...
  • Local Republicans meet candidates in state primary

    The political pizza party held April 24 by the Republican Club of the Foothills drew almost 100 people, according to the group. The dinner event, held at the La Cañada Thursday Club, spotlighted 10 candidates in the June 3 primary election. Included were...
  • The Valley Line: Float association fetes its success

    The Valley Line: Float association fetes its success
    Our town's Olympian, luger Kate Hansen, became a media darling of the games. Everyone is talking about her dance moves that she used to warm up for her luge slide down the track. Beyonce is her music idol and last Thursday morning the America Online...
  • Letter: Don't fall for current smear campaign

    As Ronald Reagan would say, “there you go again.” So-called “moderate” Republicans Pete Wilson, Darrell Issa and others are taking out all the stops in sliming gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly. A four-page hit piece is...
  • La Cañada resident challenges Mike Gatto for Assembly seat

    La Cañada resident challenges Mike Gatto for Assembly seat
    Across the nation, pollsters are identifying key races to watch in the June 3 primary. Odds are, they aren’t looking too closely at California’s 43rd Assembly District. That’s where incumbent Rep. Mike Gatto (D- Silver Lake) is...