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Elections

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  • Piece of Mind: Assembling a multi- piece gift puzzle

    As surely as the East Coast braced last weekend for the onslaught of the hurricane with the once innocuous-sounding name of Sandy, registered voters across the nation know they can expect to be assaulted this weekend by last-minute political wrangling. No...
  • Our Readers Write: School board election

    One candidate a positive force After attending the presentation of school board candidates at La Cañada High School, we decided to have a coffee in our home for Ernest Koeppen, and were more convinced than ever that he would be an excellent school...
  • Republican loyalists pull for Krikorian in Assembly race

    Republican loyalists pull for Krikorian in Assembly race
    Every state and federal official whose district includes La Cañada Flintridge is a Democrat, but local Republicans are hoping to get one of their own in the State Assembly after Tuesday's election. Ernest Koppen, president of the La Cañada Flintridge...
  • Blog Archive: La Cañada Unified School District Election

    Blog Archive: La Cañada Unified School District Election
    [1:24 a.m.] The La Cañada Unified school board race looks to be headed for a recount, with the second and third place candidates separated by a dozen votes. Full story.   [11:57 p.m.] With 14 of 15 precincts counted, Ellen Multari and Jeanne Broberg...
  • 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 Cañada Flintridge) and Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) all received the...
  • 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...
  • Hospitals react to 'Obamacare' ruling

    Hospitals react to 'Obamacare' ruling
    The U.S. Supreme Court's decision on Thursday to uphold President Obama's health insurance mandate will expand coverage to many uninsured Americans, but its effect on area hospitals remains unclear. Len LaBella, president of Verdugo Hills Hospital, is...
  • Everybody's talking about Obamacare

    David C. Wilcox's content-free analysis of the threat to liberty posed by the requirement for people to have medical insurance (“Get rid of Obama and Obamacare,” Mailbag, July 5) misses a rather important point: It's highly unlikely that...
  • Support for healthcare law and reelecting Obama

    To read David C. Wilcox's July 5 letter about “Obamacare,” one would think that the U.S. Constitution consists entirely of the common third-grade retort, “It's a free country — I can do what I want!” Yes, America was...
  • Council adds 710 Freeway voice

    Council adds 710 Freeway voice
    Elected officials from La Cañada Flintridge and two other cities are sitting on an advisory committee for the study of the so-called 710 Freeway gap, despite an initial request from county transportation officials that political leaders not play a role....
  • 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...