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  • Olhasso, Voss and Davitt lead council race

    Olhasso, Voss and Davitt lead council race
    La Cañada Flintridge City Council incumbents Laura Olhasso and Donald Voss, along with Planning Commissioner Michael Davitt, appeared poised for election victories after ballots were counted Tuesday night at City Hall, but there are still hundreds of...
  • Around Town: Thursday Club founder describes 'wilds of La Cañada'

    La Cañada Thursday Club member Joani Bartoli Porto mentioned that she is researching the Club’s origins. She said that her friend, John Knight, had given her the “book.” What book? I asked. Joani showed me a copy of Mrs. Knight&...
  • Praising LCUSD's unsung heroes

    Praising LCUSD's unsung heroes
    Teachers and parents gathered on the stage of La Cañada High School’s auditorium Tuesday night to be recognized for going above and beyond the call of duty at the La Cañada Council of PTA’s Founders Day Award ceremony. An annual event,...
  • Is secularism a threat to religious freedom?

    Q. A Mormon leader recently made a speech, in which he claimed religious freedom in America is under assault from secularization and a growing gay rights movement. In his speech, Elder Dallin H. Oaks warned of “an alarming trajectory of events...
  • Senior Living Q & A: Making the most of retirement

    Dear Nancy, I recently retired, went on a trip with my wife and am now settling into a routine of doing nothing all day. We can’t travel all the time. There must be more to retirement than this. What do you suggest? Research has shown that an...
  • Final vote count lifts Davitt over Kamar for third council seat

    Final vote count lifts Davitt over Kamar for third council seat
    City Council candidate Michael Davitt edged out local businessman Charlie Kamar for the third of three open City Council seats  on Friday during a final count of provisional and vote-by-mail ballots cast on Election Day.  Mayor Donald Voss and...
  • Wilcox will not seek reelection to school board

    Wilcox will not seek reelection to school board
    Cindy Wilcox announced Monday she will not seek reelection to the La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board after serving two “inspiring and uplifting” yet “frustrating” four-year terms on the board. Wilcox joined the...
  • In Theory: Honor code violation -- making the punishment fit the crime

    Q. Brigham Young University recently suspended its star basketball center, Brandon Davies, for violating the college's strict Honor Code. Davies admitted to officials that he'd had pre-marital sex with his girlfriend, an Arizona State University freshman....
  • Letters to the editor: sound walls, Spartan, poetry and rattlesnakes

    Are sound walls the best solution to freeway noise? City council members are currently considering spending more money on sound walls ( “Council discusses sound wall,” March 10). Much has been spent on studies in the past, and now $4.5...
  • Scrapping for postseason spots

    With nary a league title or a playoff win among two local softball teams a season ago, the 2011 campaign is one in which improvement is sought across the board. Last season, Flintridge Prep worked its way into the postseason only to fall in the wild-...
  • Contract approved for new superintendent

    Wendy Sinnette’s contract to take over as La Cañada Unified School District’s superintendent after Supt. Jim Stratton retires July 31, was approved unanimously at a special board meeting on Monday. The base salary for Sinette’s new...
  • City Council election results by polling place

    Lutheran Church in the Foothills (Yellow Table) 1700 Foothill Blvd. BALLOTS CAST: 928 TURNOUT: 33% Olhasso: 596 Voss: 454 Davitt: 399 Kamar: 539 Hill: 142 Richter: 139 Harris: 128   Lutheran Church in the Foothills (Green Table) 1700 Foothill...