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  • Curtis gains the most votes in La Cañada City Council election

    Curtis gains the most votes in La Cañada City Council election
    La Cañada Flintridge has released the final tally for the March 5 election in which voters picked two City Council members. Planning Commissioner Jon Curtis led the race with 2,294 votes, while incumbent Dave Spence took 2,212 votes. Accountant Joe...
  • 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...
  • Kamar opts out of City Council race

    The race for La Cañada Flintridge’s two City Council seats has thinned, as local businessman Charbel “Charlie” Kamar has decided to forgo the March 5 election. Kamar, who unsuccessfully sought a council seat in 2011, pulled papers to...
  • 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...
  • Curtis, Spence elected to City Council

    Curtis, Spence elected to City Council
    Dave Spence retained his seat on the La Cañada City Council, and will be joined by Planning Commissioner Jonathan Curtis following Tuesday’s vote. Mayor Steve Del Guercio, whose term ends in May, did not seek reelection, leaving two seats up for...
  • 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...
  • La Cañada History: Christmas village and train display at the Wagners'

    La Cañada History: Christmas village and train display at the Wagners'
    Ten Years Ago Scott Tracy was elected president of the La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board during a meeting held at La Cañada High School. Outgoing president was Jinny Dalbeck. Tracy, who was also the board’s president this year,...
  • Portantino's future in question

    Portantino's future in question
    Anthony Portantino, who for the past six years has represented La Cañada Flintridge in the state Assembly, enters this holiday season with a new task: Figure out what to do next. Portantino’s job ended officially on Dec. 1, when the new legislative...
  • 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...
  • 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 City Council candidates debate key issues

    La Cañada City Council candidates debate key issues
    The three candidates vying for two seats on the La Cañada Flintridge City Council all vowed Wednesday night to decrease crime, support local businesses and stop a freeway extension. In the first public debate before the March 5 election, candidates...