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Elections

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  • Community Center elects businessman Ara Aslanian as president

    Having dismissed its executive director and announced a search for her replacement, the board of the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge has also put a new president in place. The board last week announced it had asked Megan Nordvedt to step down...
  • Schools need community cash

    Last week the school board issued a statement regarding the La Cañada district's financial future. That statement followed board action approving the budget for next year, which reflects a cut of $400 per student from the state, loss of federal stimulus...
  • 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...
  • Around Town: The mystery of Delos Arnold

    As a community service, the Around Town column will occasionally supplement the Valley Sun 10-20-30 Years Ago feature with news from 19th century. For example, last week, we brought you news from 137 years ago. (“Neighborhood news from 1885,”...
  • Editorial: Pension reform deserves public debate

    Democracy only works from the bottom up. Unfortunately, there was a breakdown in this most basic of democratic principles at last week's City Council candidate forum. The breakdown had nothing to do with the candidates, all of whom appear to be fine men....
  • Poll indicates parcel tax support for La Cañada schools

    Local voters may have widely differing viewpoints on taxation and the machinations behind state and local budgets, but there is one thing they all seem to agree on: The quality of education at La Cañada Unified schools is a priority and should be...
  • 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...
  • Sitting down with the candidates for La Cañada City Council

    La Cañada Flintridge voters will go to the polls March 5, electing at least one new member to the City Council. Three men are vying for two open seats: Planning Commissioner Jon Curtis, accountant Joe Layton and an incumbent, Dave Spence. All three...
  • Election is a time for change on La Cañada City Council

    I am writing this letter to urge your readers to vote for a non-incumbent in the election for City Council. First off, the incumbent has had 20 years to serve us. That is long enough, in my opinion. It is time for us to move on. Let us give the seat...
  • 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...
  • Portantino and Robinson gear up for 2016 state Senate race

    Portantino and Robinson gear up for 2016 state Senate race
    A former assemblyman and a Pasadena councilwoman have announced plans to run for a state Senate seat in the 25th district currently held by Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge). The seat will open up in 2016 when Liu must leave office due to term limits....
  • La Cañada voters choosing both the old and new

    La Cañada voters choosing both the old and new
    La Cañada Flintridge residents expressed interest in putting both new and familiar faces on the City Council when deciding on whom to vote for Tuesday. Ernest Koeppen, who ran for a seat on the school board in 2011, said he voted for Dave Spence and Joe...