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  • La Cañada City Council race taking shape

    At least one new face will join the La Cañada City Council next year, as Mayor Steve Del Guercio won’t seek reelection, Councilman Dave Spence will, and three contenders have started the paperwork to run for office. The candidates include 24-year-...
  • La Cañada Unified tables parcel tax

    With state income taxes rising and the federal government's “fiscal cliff” looming, La Cañada school officials have agreed not to place a parcel tax before La Cañada Flintridge voters next year. La Cañadans currently pay $150 per parcel to...
  • Sitting down with the candidates for La Cañada City Council

    La Cañada 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 Cañada 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 Cañada City Council race draws shrugs, Anthony Portantino weighs in

    La Cañada 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...
  • Exercise your right to vote

    Eyes from around the globe will be watching the United States on Tuesday as Americans select their next president. This exercise of popular power is the envy of the world, and we encourage all registered voters to take advantage of the opportunity. The...
  • La Cañada voters choosing both the old and new

    La Cañada voters choosing both the old and new
    La Cañada 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...
  • 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...
  • LCUSD passes final budget and resolution to include Sagebrush area

    The La Cañada Unified School District will receive $1.5 million more in revenue from the state this school year than it did last year but will still be operating with an $800,000 deficit, according to a final budget passed Tuesday night. School board...
  • Race for La Cañada school board heats up

    This post has been corrected. See details below. With the deadline to file candidacy papers looming, the number of potential and declared candidates vying for a seat on the La Cañada Unified School District board as of Wednesday had grown to seven....
  • Candidate list rises to eight in La Cañada Unifed School board race

    One incumbent and seven hopefuls have filed their nomination papers in a race to fill three open seats on the La Cañada Unified School District board, county records showed early Wednesday afternoon. The deadline for filing was 5 p.m. Wednesday. Current...
  • Peterson speaks to balancing student expectations, stress

    Peterson speaks to balancing student expectations, stress
    When Joel Peterson was elected to the La Cañada school board eight years ago, he saw it as a way to give back to the community. The 50-year-old is the only incumbent running for one of three open seats in the Nov. 5 election. Peterson recently sat down...