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Elections

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  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • Guest Column: What is your vision for LCUSD?

    It was almost exactly two years ago that I began to jokingly “threaten” that I would run for the La Cañada Unified School District governing board if there wasn't a sufficient number of candidates to trigger an election. Those jokes became...
  • Layton joins race for La Cañada school board seat

    Another candidate has said he has plans to join the La Cañada school board race. Joe Layton, a 24-year-old resident who unsuccessfully ran for a seat on the City Council in March, said on Friday that he has started the paperwork to run for a seat on the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...