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  • New EPA map: High levels of toxicity revealed in LCF, Burbank, Glendale drinking water

    New EPA map: High levels of toxicity revealed in LCF, Burbank, Glendale drinking water
    The California Environmental Protection Agency released a statewide list of census tracts most burdened by pollution and it appears the Burbank, Glendale and La Caņada Flintridge areas have one major source of pollution: high levels of drinking water toxicity. 
  • NCL installs board, makes gifts

    NCL installs board, makes gifts
    National Charity League, Inc. Glendale Chapter recently held its annual installation meeting in preparation for the coming year. The event was held at the Thursday Club in La Caņada, where Rose Chan, outgoing president, delivered her final address,...

    Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Rockin' to raise funds for homeless services

    In 1962 my brother Fred started a band called the Perfections. They were rockers. When the heat and the beat got up on a Saturday night, he brought the house down and the East Cost Swing dancers would take off and hit the moon. I was a 15-year-old punk...

    Letter: The transgender problem revealed

    Thanks to letter-writer Rex Nishimura for blowing the lid off the huge transgender problem here at La Caņada schools (“Picking the right board candidate,” Mailbag, Oct. 17). I wondered why my daughter's English grade had dipped and now I...

    National Charity League sponsors blood drive

    National Charity League sponsors blood drive
    A Glendale organization that has several La Caņada Flintridge members is hosting a blood drive at Verdugo Hills Hospital this weekend. The local chapter of the National Charity League will sponsor an American Red Cross drive on Sunday, July 7 from 9 a....