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Elections

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  • Portantino to La Cañada: Thank you!

    Portantino to La Cañada: Thank you!
    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) on Wednesday thanked the community for its support as his time in Sacramento comes to an end, and he reflected on his key accomplishments. Two months remain before term limits force Portantino to...
  • Planning Commissioner Jonathan Curtis leads cash race

    With the election a month away, an incumbent and a planning commissioner are garnering more financial support than a 24-year-old newcomer in the race to fill two seats on the La Cañada Flintridge City Council, according to records on file at the city...
  • A note on election letters

    La Cañada Valley Sun readers who would like to contribute letters to the editor related to the Nov. 6 General Election are asked to take note that the last date the Valley Sun will publish letters in support of any of the campaigns is on Sunday, Oct. 28....
  • Candidate states his priorities

    Sacramento needs to wake up and realize money comes from hardworking taxpayers who believe that substantial fiscal reform is the only path to economic stability. My priorities are jobs and education because California was once the Golden State where...
  • Cast your vote, have your say

    It might not look like it locally, but the Nov. 6 election really is important. Civics lecture aside, we all have a stake in the outcome — especially when it comes to a variety of state ballot measures affecting everything from taxes to public...
  • La Cañada school district gets ready for the worst

    The way Californians vote on Nov. 6 could decide La Cañada Unified School District's future. If voters approve Proposition 30, which raises sales tax to 7.5% and hikes income tax on individuals making more than $250,000 a year, the La Cañada district can...
  • 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 residents to gather in remembrance of Joan Feehan

    La Cañada residents to gather in remembrance of Joan Feehan
    Ten years after La Cañada Flintridge became its own city, Joan Feehan started her career at City Hall. A mother of five, she had rallied for the incorporation years before and now was able to protect and build on the community she loved. In 1986, she...
  • La Cañada Unified researches parcel tax

    The La Cañada Unified School District has hired an expert to survey voter receptiveness to a parcel tax measure that may be placed on the ballot next year. City residents last improved a parcel tax for schools in 2009, when Measure LC — which...
  • Laura Olhasso named new La Cañada Flintridge mayor

    Laura Olhasso named new La Cañada Flintridge mayor
    Exiting Mayor Steve Del Guercio was honored by friends, officials and local agencies for 14 years of service on Monday night before City Councilwoman Laura Olhasso was named the new mayor of La Cañada Flintridge. Olhasso was first elected in 2003 and has...
  • Voters need substance from Krikorian

    As the election nears, I ask myself, what do supporters of Greg Krikorian see that I do not? I consider myself an educated and informed voter, but am puzzled by Krikorian's platitudes and do not find them helpful for someone who wants to keep an open...
  • Piece of Mind: Vanishing signs of the times

    Every so often it occurs to me that I'd like to reinvent myself. Yet again. And maybe I've hit upon a real money-making idea this time: manufacturing political yard signs. Think about it, because maybe you'd like to join me in this venture. At the rate...