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  • Letter: Park-N-Ride needs policing

    Enough is enough! For years we have nagged the city of La Cañada Flintridge about the Verdugo Park-N-Ride. Nothing has changed. Each morning we commuters dodge obstacles to park in a lot filled with commercial vehicles and covered with trash. We park there knowing we will return to find them surrounded by loitering youths and adults smoking, drinking and tailgating in the lot. Pity those who drop us off or pick us up at the lot! In the past two months not one, but two commuter vans have been stolen from the lot. Why? City officials failed to have the lot policed regularly.
  • The Valley Line: Five Acres presents 'Swingin' on a Star Gala'

    The Valley Line: Five Acres presents 'Swingin' on a Star Gala'
    I know it was more than a week ago now, but I really liked the Fiesta Days family dinner and fireworks show that took place in Memorial Park. I love to ooh and ahh as the dark night lights up in colors of the rainbow that sparkle. It's not my fault, you...

    School's FEM Club touts women's rights

    School's FEM Club touts women's rights
    There are currently 385 girls enrolled at La Cañada's all-female Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy. But despite all those young women, and more than 30 student organizations on campus, there wasn't a club expressly dedicated to feminism or women's rights....

    Crowd pays tribute to 9/11 dead

    On a cloudless morning Saturday, more than 100 people gathered in Memorial Park to pay tribute to those who lost their lives during the 9/11 terrorist attacks nine years ago. Veterans, officers and firefighters joined the crowd in remembering the event,...

    Around Town: The Gaza flotilla hits home

    Between 1915 and 1923, the Ottoman Empire (Turkey) massacred nearly 2 million Armenians. There were death marches and extermination camps. For the survivors, there were mass exiles. To this day, Turkey has refused to acknowledge this event, and only 26...