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Elections

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  • Piece of Mind: Red-faced over a Brown mistake

    Piece of Mind: Red-faced over a Brown mistake
    A couple of weeks ago we made an embarrassing error that was corrected in our Sept. 2 issue: We inadvertently referred to local attorney Robert Smith by the last name of "Brown" when reporting on the launch of Smith's new website, http://www.willstotrust....
  • 2 locals vie for Citizens Redistricting Commission seats

    Two area residents are among the 120 candidates vying for a spot on California's new 14-member Citizens Redistricting Commission, which will be responsible in the coming year for redrawing the state's Senate, Assembly and Board of Equalization district...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: To his little leaders …

    Thoughts from Dr. Joe: To his little leaders …
    I was aspiring for higher office, running against Thomas Thouey for assistant patrol leader of the Ravens in Boy Scout Troop 136. Thouey was the vilest kid in the troop. He was eventually the reason I got kicked out of the eighth-grade play. He called...
  • Our Readers Write

    Redistricting Commission under attack Congratulations on your excellent article on the two local citizens currently being considered for the Citizens Redistricting Commission ("Two locals still in the hunt for seats," Sept. 9). It was balanced and...
  • Election signs now permitted in residential parkways

    With campaign season in full swing, the La Cañada Flintridge City Council voted this week to loosen an existing ordinance and allow election signs to be placed in public right-of-ways that abut developed residential lots. The amendment, which limits the...
  • 710 tunnel could devastate the region

    710 tunnel could devastate the region
    Today, the city of La Cañada Flintridge is under the direct threat of increased traffic congestion and air pollution from the proposed completion of the 710 Freeway. Caltrans and MTA are proposing to move forward with the scoping and environmental study...
  • Thursday Club plans October events

    As the November election approaches, gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman is attracting national attention for her fierce (and historically pricey) race against state Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown. But a few generations ago Whitman wouldn't have even been allowed...
  • 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...
  • Betty F. Almassy

    Former longtime La Cañada resident Betty F. Almassy died Feb.27 at the age of 91. She came to California at the age of 2 and was raised in Glendale, graduating from Hoover High School in 1937. She attended Glendale College for two years and then...
  • What happened in LCF 10-20-30 years ago?

    Ten Years Ago Lanterman House museum was seeking state funding to restore a four-wall mural in the breakfast room of the former Lanterman family residence. The artwork was painted by an unknown muralist in about 1915. The estimated cost to restore it was...
  • College student says he's a candidate

    Recent La Cañada High School graduate Andrew Blumenfeld — a student at Princeton University — declared his candidacy Tuesday for La Cañada Unified School District’s Governing Board, forcing an election for the first time since 2003 for...
  • Around Town: Let's do better this time

    Today, one-third of homeless adults are veterans. Half of those are Vietnam vets. On any given night, there are approximately 107,000 homeless veterans. Every night, more than 50,000 Vietnam vets sleep on the streets. There are more than two million...