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I certainly did enjoy our balmy weekend. I decided to cure myself of cabin fever and settled into the backyard patio, where I plopped myself into the swing and basked in the warm sunshine. I thoroughly enjoyed the brief hiatus from winter. My dog,...
Less than a week from today, La Caņada Flintridge resident Don Sheppard will roll into Charleston, S.C. on his bike, the finish line for a ride that will have raised $63,078 for charity. Sheppard said in a phone interview during a break in Clayton, N.M....
Tags: Trips and Vacations, Charity, Young Life, Soccer, AIDS
In the fifth year of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Support Group and Desi Geestman Foundation pairing up on the greens, 91 golfers came out to the La Caņada Flintridge Country Club Monday to raise nearly $20,000 for charity. “This was by far the...
Tags: Social Services, Stomach Cancer, Golf, Sports, Cancer
Foothill Boulevard was swarming with firefighters Tuesday and Wednesday, many hollering and waving rubber boots at passing motorists. There was no emergency. Los Angeles County firefighters were out to “fill the boot” for the Muscular...
Tags: Muscular Dystrophy, Charity
It was a nostalgic retro night June 2 when Five Acres held its ninth annual Swingin' on a Star benefit, this year themed “Up, Up and Away.” The beautiful Ambassador campus in Pasadena was the site for the party. More than 200 guests checked...
Q. A recent Gallup poll has revealed that, for the first time, a majority of Americans support gay marriage. According to the figures, 53% of Americans say they believe same-sex marriage should be recognized by the law as valid; in 1996, the figure was...
Q. At a time of near-record food prices, Pope Benedict XVI has denounced speculation in commodities markets as “immoral” and called food and water “a basic human right.” According to the UN's Food and Agricultural Organization,...
Q. British author Sir Terry Pratchett recently presented a BBC documentary called “Choosing To Die,” about assisted suicide. Pratchett, the bestselling author of the “Discworld” series of fantasy novels, was diagnosed with...
Tags: Oregon, Depression, Medical Services, Entertainment, Cancer
Q. A study released June 9 by the Public Religion Research Institute: “Committed to Availability, Conflicted About Morality, What the Millennial Generation Tells Us about the Future of the Abortion Debate and the Culture Wars.” The survey was...
A recent poll by the Public Religion Research Institute has revealed that religious Americans think a financial scandal is worse than a sexual one. The poll was conducted in the wake of several high-profile cases of politicians making headlines for their...
Susan Strong Davis, an 87-year-old widow who grew up in La Canada Flintridge, spends the day inside her Palos Verdes Estates home, tended round-the-clock by nurse's aides. For company, relatives say, she has her dog, the television and, on increasingly...
A community blood drive will be held at Verdugo Hills Hospital from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 1. The drive, sponsored by the American Red Cross, will be held in the Fourth Floor Council Rooms at the hospital, 1812 Verdugo Blvd., Glendale....
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