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By Elaine La Marr | January 25, 2007
La Cañada Presbyterian is starting to shine, literally, as construction workers place sheets of copper scale asphalt shingles on the roof of the building. With the addition of these materials, which surround the curved entrance of the narthex, or lobby, those driving or walking down Foothill Boulevard are now readily able to envision the finished product. Funds for construction were raised through a capital campaign dubbed Rock 1. "It's taken from the scripture, Matthew 16:18, 'Upon this rock I will build my church,'" said Christie Skinner, building committee chairman.
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By Mary O’Keefe | May 1, 2008
Montrose Search and Rescue had a reserve deputy join them on Sunday of super hero proportions when Lou Ferrigno joined members Capt. Janet Henderson and Mike Leum in their daily patrol along Angeles Crest Highway. Ferrigno, who played The Hulk in the television series that also starred Bill Bixby, has been a reserve officer with the Los Angeles County Sheriff?s Department for three years. He has gone through academy training and volunteers, on average, 20 hours a month with various sections of the department.
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By Mary O’Keefe | August 7, 2008
A man has been arrested on grand theft charges stemming from a case of copper theft at the La Cañada Town Center. On July 29, Jeffery Randmal, 30, of Walnut was arrested on charges of grand theft, receiving stolen property, possession of a narcotic and possession of narcotic paraphernalia. According to Crescenta Valley Sheriff Det. Rodger Burt, Randmal allegedly cut cables in an attempt to steal copper wiring at the Town Center on July 24. The cables he cut powered the security trailer at the location, when the power went off the security guard investigated and witnessed a vehicle, later connected to Randmal.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 20, 2005
Since 1861, 3,459 individuals have received the Congressional Medal of Honor. Of the 770 Nobel Laureates, 112 received the Nobel Peace Prize. And nearly 36,000 individual and team Olympic medals have been awarded since 1932. Through a priceless exhibit of more than 300 hand-crafted medals on loan from recipients and artists of the American Medallic Sculpture Association (AMSA), Forest Lawn Museum introduces medallic art to Los Angeles. The medals, on exhibit beginning Jan. 22, are rare in their artistry, detail and beauty and serve as art pieces expressing thoughts about life.
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By Mary O'Keefe | July 7, 2005
La Cañada Flintridge residents will presumably be glad to know their water is safe to drink, according to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and the California Department of Health Services (DHS). Many local residents have already found their annual water reports in June's water bill; if not, they will find them in this month's statements. Customers of Mesa Crest Water who would like a copy of the report can call the water office at 790 2071. Other companies that supply water throughout La Cañada are La Cañada Irrigation, Valley Water Company, and Crescenta Valley Water District (CVWD)
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By Mary O’Keefe | August 14, 2008
Recycling metals is a big business for criminals. Evidence of that can be found in the recent copper and catalytic converter thefts in and around La Cañada Flintridge. According to Crescenta Valley Sheriff Det. Todd Sams, there have been nine catalytic converters stolen off vehicles in La Cañada and the Crescenta Valley area since June. ?Most recently the thefts have been in the early morning hours,? Sams said. The vehicles were parked either in the driveway or on the street in front of the residence.
BUSINESS
November 2, 2006
Enjoy the downtown L.A. city lights on the patio with friends or family. Fabulous large family room with an entertainers wet bar and a fireplace that includes custom built-ins. All this overlooks outdoor patio with built-in barbecue, fire pit, sparkling pool and spa. Large master suite, bath with two-person spa and steam shower. This home also features: four fireplaces, duel pane beveled and leaded glass windows, central vacuum system, copper plumbing, loft with a view and a finished attic that can be used as a fourth bedroom.
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By Andrew Shortall | June 14, 2011
Ramping up its efforts to reduce property loss on its campuses, the La Cañada Unified School District will install up to 10 security cameras at all four school sites as early as this summer. “We are concerned with the vandalism that is going on at the sites,” said Mike Leininger, the district’s assistant superintendent of facilities and operations. “There has been an increase in the theft of copper and brass with the economy going down.” Leininger recalls an incident at the beginning of this year where some brass and large copper pipes were installed.
NEWS
July 27, 2011
Area 1 No reports Area 2 1900 block of Foothill Boulevard: A catalytic converter valued at $1,318 was stolen from a 2004 Toyota Tacoma sometime between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. on July 19 as the truck was parked on the south side of Foothill Boulevard. The victim learned of the theft after taking the truck to a repair shop due to its suddenly louder exhaust system. There have been several thefts of catalytic converters in the area this year, nearly all of them from Toyotas.
NEWS
April 25, 2013
La Cañada Flintridge April 17 Residential burglary: 4900 block of Alta Canyada Road, 1:35 p.m. Safe, gold watch, pearl necklace and gold pocket watch stolen from home. April 17 Auto burglary: 1930 Foothill Blvd., 6:14 p.m. Leather purse containing a wallet with credit cards, checkbook, and a set of work keys stolen from car parked at the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA. April 18 Possession of marijuana, switchblade knife: 5000 block of Rock Castle Drive, 12 p.m. A 20-year-old La Crescenta man was arrested for possessing marijuana and a knife.
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By Mary O’Keefe | August 7, 2008
A man has been arrested on grand theft charges stemming from a case of copper theft at the La Cañada Town Center. On July 29, Jeffery Randmal, 30, of Walnut was arrested on charges of grand theft, receiving stolen property, possession of a narcotic and possession of narcotic paraphernalia. According to Crescenta Valley Sheriff Det. Rodger Burt, Randmal allegedly cut cables in an attempt to steal copper wiring at the Town Center on July 24. The cables he cut powered the security trailer at the location, when the power went off the security guard investigated and witnessed a vehicle, later connected to Randmal.
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By Mary O’Keefe | May 1, 2008
Montrose Search and Rescue had a reserve deputy join them on Sunday of super hero proportions when Lou Ferrigno joined members Capt. Janet Henderson and Mike Leum in their daily patrol along Angeles Crest Highway. Ferrigno, who played The Hulk in the television series that also starred Bill Bixby, has been a reserve officer with the Los Angeles County Sheriff?s Department for three years. He has gone through academy training and volunteers, on average, 20 hours a month with various sections of the department.
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By Elaine La Marr | January 25, 2007
La Cañada Presbyterian is starting to shine, literally, as construction workers place sheets of copper scale asphalt shingles on the roof of the building. With the addition of these materials, which surround the curved entrance of the narthex, or lobby, those driving or walking down Foothill Boulevard are now readily able to envision the finished product. Funds for construction were raised through a capital campaign dubbed Rock 1. "It's taken from the scripture, Matthew 16:18, 'Upon this rock I will build my church,'" said Christie Skinner, building committee chairman.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 20, 2005
Since 1861, 3,459 individuals have received the Congressional Medal of Honor. Of the 770 Nobel Laureates, 112 received the Nobel Peace Prize. And nearly 36,000 individual and team Olympic medals have been awarded since 1932. Through a priceless exhibit of more than 300 hand-crafted medals on loan from recipients and artists of the American Medallic Sculpture Association (AMSA), Forest Lawn Museum introduces medallic art to Los Angeles. The medals, on exhibit beginning Jan. 22, are rare in their artistry, detail and beauty and serve as art pieces expressing thoughts about life.
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