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  • 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...
  • La Cañada school board candidates speak on parcel tax, other education issues

    La Cañada school board candidates speak on parcel tax, other education issues
    Questions about parcel tax rates, merit pay for teachers, and new programs were fielded by candidates for the La Cañada Unified School District board during the first forum of the election season. PHOTOS: La Cañada school board candidates face off More...
  • Four locals poised to run for La Cañada school board

    The La Cañada school board race is quickly taking shape as four candidates have so far said they will run for one of three open seats in the November election. Two candidates are under the age of 30: Joe Layton, who ran for a seat on the La Cañada...
  • Letter: Sagal's experience would help school board

    As I said many times during my years of serving on the City Council, the quality of life we enjoy in our city is directly related to the quality of our public schools. Our excellent public schools were the reason why my parents moved to our community in...
  • Scouts take on bullying at La Cañada High School

    Scouts take on bullying at La Ca&ntildeada High School
    Hundreds of middle schoolers lined up on the La Cañada High School football field Friday morning in a series of indecipherable curves. They joked and squirmed, occasionally breaking form until the near-deafening sound of helicopter blades overhead stopped...
  • Questioning the endorsements

    The Valley Sun on Feb. 3 reported that the La Cañada Flintridge Republican “committee” endorsed three City Council candidates (“Republicans endorse three for council” by Joe Piasecki). Al Restivo and his La Cañada Flintridge...
  • The awards season gets into full swing

    We have sped right into the award-and-benefit season so our community is buzzing with activity. Our very fashionable ladies are coordinating their elegant party clothes, while their escorts are updating their tuxedos in order to attend the many upcoming...
  • Thoughts on preaching the Prosperity Gospel

    Q. A recent Senate investigation into spending by high-profile televangelists found no actual wrongdoing, but raises interesting issues about the lifestyles of such people. The inquiry targeted six televangelists and examined how they used the funds...