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Elections

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  • Brown's Prop. 30 draws cheers

    La Caņada Unified School District officials can stop sharpening the budget knife now that voters have approved a statewide measure restoring $6 billion in school funding. But the district's budget challenges won't disappear entirely. “It won't...
  • Portantino to La Caņada: Thank you!

    Portantino to La Cañada: Thank you!
    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Caņada Flintridge) on Wednesday thanked the community for its support as his time in Sacramento comes to an end, and he reflected on his key accomplishments. Two months remain before term limits force Portantino to...
  • The Valley Line: The perfect clime for a party

    The Valley Line: The perfect clime for a party
    Labor Day has come and gone, and we are getting back into our autumn schedules. Cross-town rivals USC and UCLA have started the college football season, keeping tailgaters busy creating menus of tasty food and beverages that make this tradition so much...
  • A note on election letters

    La Caņada Valley Sun readers who would like to contribute letters to the editor related to the Nov. 6 General Election are asked to take note that the last date the Valley Sun will publish letters in support of any of the campaigns is on Sunday, Oct. 28....
  • Candidate states his priorities

    Sacramento needs to wake up and realize money comes from hardworking taxpayers who believe that substantial fiscal reform is the only path to economic stability. My priorities are jobs and education because California was once the Golden State where...
  • Cast your vote, have your say

    It might not look like it locally, but the Nov. 6 election really is important. Civics lecture aside, we all have a stake in the outcome — especially when it comes to a variety of state ballot measures affecting everything from taxes to public...
  • La Caņada school district gets ready for the worst

    The way Californians vote on Nov. 6 could decide La Caņada Unified School District's future. If voters approve Proposition 30, which raises sales tax to 7.5% and hikes income tax on individuals making more than $250,000 a year, the La Caņada district can...
  • Voters need substance from Krikorian

    As the election nears, I ask myself, what do supporters of Greg Krikorian see that I do not? I consider myself an educated and informed voter, but am puzzled by Krikorian's platitudes and do not find them helpful for someone who wants to keep an open...
  • Piece of Mind: Vanishing signs of the times

    Every so often it occurs to me that I'd like to reinvent myself. Yet again. And maybe I've hit upon a real money-making idea this time: manufacturing political yard signs. Think about it, because maybe you'd like to join me in this venture. At the rate...
  • Crime blotter: Obama campaign signs taken from front yard

    Oct. 19 Burglary: 5800 block of Briartree Drive, between 8 a.m. and 3:20 p.m. Front door pried open, bedrooms ransacked, MacBook Pro computer and possibly other items taken. Burglary: 3300 block of Flintridge Oaks Drive, before 11 a.m. Front door of...
  • Incumbents win primary races

    Incumbents win primary races
    Familiar faces topped the polls in Tuesday’s primary for offices in Sacramento and Washington, D.C. Incumbent Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), state Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Caņada Flintridge) and Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) all received the...
  • Al Restivo steps down from Republican Club

    Al Restivo steps down from Republican Club
    After 19 years at the helm of the La Caņada Flintridge Republican Club, Al Restivo has called it quits. Restivo, who turned 76 on Wednesday, plans to publish a book and also wants to free up time to resume college teaching and expand his business...