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Elections

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  • 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 Caņada 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 Caņada 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 Caņada 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...
  • For the Record: Jan. 31, 2013

    The article “Curtis leads cash race” that ran Jan. 31 incorrectly stated that city employees are among those supporting City Council candidate Jonathan Curtis. While elected members of the City Council and an appointed planning commissioner...
  • Portantino and Robinson gear up for 2016 state Senate race

    Portantino and Robinson gear up for 2016 state Senate race
    A former assemblyman and a Pasadena councilwoman have announced plans to run for a state Senate seat in the 25th district currently held by Carol Liu (D-La Caņada Flintridge). The seat will open up in 2016 when Liu must leave office due to term limits....
  • La Caņada names new planning commissioner; Youth Council members

    The La Caņada 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...
  • 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 Caņada and despite the endorsement of Cedillo's opponent by our...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...