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May 7, 2009
Ten Years Ago In response to an emergency room doctor’s request, then state Assemblyman Jack Scott joined local law enforcement personnel at a press conference near a forest ranger station to announce the formation of a task force aimed at increasing safety on Angeles Crest Highway. The Corridor Safety Program was funded by a $100,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety. The goal was to reduce fatal and injury accidents by 15%.   Twenty Years Ago Sport Chalet’s La Cañada and Huntington Beach stores held their first “Rock ’Til You Drop” climbing competition, consisting of three rounds.
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June 28, 2007
An avalanche is building in La Cañada and it's headed for the local Calvary Chapel of the Foothills. "This year, our church is a stampede of excitement as we visit Avalanche Ranch," said Pastor Gary Ruff. "Our Avalanche Ranch program will provide fun, memorable Bible-learning activities for kids from four to twelve years of age. Each day, kids will sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, nibble Chuck Wagon Chow, take on a daily challenge to let God's love grow into their homes, experience electrifying Bible adventures, collect Bible memory buddies to remind them of God's word and create Bible point crafts they can take home and play with all summer long."
SPORTS
May 18, 2006
The Crescenta Valley Soccer Club's Girls Under 13 Team had a dominant regular season by finishing second in the Silver Elite League of the Coast Soccer League. The players followed this feat by advancing out of pool play in the prestigious National Cup against the most powerful teams in California. In their first tournament of the summer season, the girls won the highly competitive Samba Invitational. Play began against the strong Desert United Club. The team was spearheaded by a strong defensive effort from Whitney Cowell, Kelly Clark, Savannah Rhoads and Hallie White.
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By Mary O’Keefe | June 12, 2008
Strength, courage, facing adversities and finding the power from within to continue — these are just a few of the qualities that women fighting breast cancer call upon daily. To honor those attributes and to raise awareness of the research that has been done and still needs to be done in the area of breast cancer, a group of local mountaineers joined others to climb Oregon’s Mt. Hood last weekend. “It was quite an adventure,” said Mike Leum. The climb was part of a fundraiser for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
FEATURES
By Ruth Longoria | November 20, 2008
Her compassion for others is part of what makes 10-year-old Mountain Avenue Elementary School student Grace McAuley this week’s Valley Sun All-Star. Grace was nominated for the honor by La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Pat Anderson. “Grace is a good student, good citizen, obedient and dependable, she’s a delightful girl,” Anderson said, adding that the youth also is very good at working with younger children and sometimes helps baby-sit her grandson.
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November 11, 2010
AREA 1: 2600 block of Prospect Avenue: A man reported that an electric sprayer, drill hammer and Makita saw were stolen from his 2004 Chevy van overnight on Nov. 1. A handle had been broken off a rear door. 2600 block of Foothill Boulevard: A Foster's Donuts clerk called 911 at around 7 p.m. on Nov. 4 following a confrontation with two young men who walked out of the store without paying for a can of Arizona iced tea and an Aloe Vera drink, though the Aloe Vera drinker changed his mind and returned the stolen beverage.
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By Joe Piasecki, joe.piasecki@latimes.com | February 16, 2011
Longtime plans to designate a cross-town path for bicycle traffic are taking a giant step forward this month with the striping of 3.5 miles of bike lane stretching from Verdugo Boulevard to the city’s east end. La Cañada Flintridge officials herald the effort as a push to improve public safety, with the new bike lanes intended to separate motor vehicles and pedal-powered travelers along roadways and to divert bicyclists from traffic-heavy Foothill...
SPORTS
By Nathan Cambridge, Special to the Valley Sun | February 21, 2014
LA CAÑADA - The Rio Hondo League-champion boys' basketball team from La Cañada High came out a little tight in its first-round CIF-Southern Section Division III-A playoff win, leading to some early misses from long distance. In the Spartans' second-round matchup Friday night hosting Lompoc, it could not have been more different. La Cañada rained three-point baskets down on the visiting Braves early and often, then never let up on the long-distance barrage, resulting in a 87-51 win. “They did a nice job. It was the exact opposite of the first game,” La Cañada Coach Tom Hofman said.
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May 7, 2009
Ten Years Ago In response to an emergency room doctor’s request, then state Assemblyman Jack Scott joined local law enforcement personnel at a press conference near a forest ranger station to announce the formation of a task force aimed at increasing safety on Angeles Crest Highway. The Corridor Safety Program was funded by a $100,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety. The goal was to reduce fatal and injury accidents by 15%.   Twenty Years Ago Sport Chalet’s La Cañada and Huntington Beach stores held their first “Rock ’Til You Drop” climbing competition, consisting of three rounds.
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June 28, 2007
An avalanche is building in La Cañada and it's headed for the local Calvary Chapel of the Foothills. "This year, our church is a stampede of excitement as we visit Avalanche Ranch," said Pastor Gary Ruff. "Our Avalanche Ranch program will provide fun, memorable Bible-learning activities for kids from four to twelve years of age. Each day, kids will sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, nibble Chuck Wagon Chow, take on a daily challenge to let God's love grow into their homes, experience electrifying Bible adventures, collect Bible memory buddies to remind them of God's word and create Bible point crafts they can take home and play with all summer long."
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