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Elections

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Verdugo Boulevard project breaks ground

    Verdugo Boulevard project breaks ground
    Formerly the site of a shuttered Texaco station, a hillside lot at the corner of Verdugo Boulevard and Hilldale Drive in La Cañada Flintridge has begun a long-awaited transformation into a 9,230 square-foot restaurant and retail complex. Construction...