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  • 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 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...
  • Boy Scout Troop included six sets of brothers

    Boy Scout Troop included six sets of brothers
    Ten Years Ago La Cañada Flintridge residents supporting Democrats running in the November 2002 General Elections, as well as some supporting Republicans, reported that campaign yard signs had been stolen or vandalized. Twenty Years Ago Boy Scout Troop...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • La Cañada City Council race taking shape

    At least one new face will join the La Cañada City Council next year, as Mayor Steve Del Guercio won’t seek reelection, Councilman Dave Spence will, and three contenders have started the paperwork to run for office. The candidates include 24-year-...
  • Election results show La Cañada voters lean right

    Election results show La Cañada voters lean right
    La Cañada Flintridge residents leaned Republican in Tuesday's general election, supporting GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romey and Republicans running for the U.S. Senate and State Assembly. Of La Cañada’s 14,360 registered voters, 8,408 cast...
  • 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...