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By Tiffany Kelly, tiffany.kelly@latimes.com | April 8, 2013
Deputies saved a 1-year-old La Cañada Flintridge baby who was choking on Friday night, authorities said. The Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station responded to the home on Oakwood Avenue on April 5. Dep. Michael Winter of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station performed CPR on the baby, eventually clearing an obstruction, according to the station. The baby is expected to recover. -- Follow Tiffany Kelly on Google+ and on Twitter: @LATiffanyKelly .
NEWS
April 16, 2009
Community Center plans e-waste event The Community Center of La Cañada is celebrating Earth Day this year by sponsoring an electronic waste collection event alongside TRI, a state-approved recycler. The collection will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 19, in the Community Center’s parking lot, 4469 Chevy Chase Drive, La Cañada. According to an E-waste research group at Griffith University, 70% of heavy metals and 40% of lead contents found in landfills come from e-waste.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 5, 2009
AUDITIONS Foothill Summer Theatre — March 7 . Auditions for Foothill Summer Theatre’s “Godspell” mark the program’s 27th season. Auditions will be held for the program March 7 at Flintridge Preparatory School. The program will run from June 22 through Aug. 2 at La Cañada High School from 1 until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The tuition per student is $1,000 and each student is also responsible for $200 in ad sales for the show’s program book.
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February 20, 2014
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, an American Heart Assn. training center, is offering cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training classes to community members and healthcare providers. “The primary lesson is for people to know what to do when the worst possible health emergency occurs, which is when someone is not breathing,” stated Teri Rice, family education program coordinator at USC-VHH. “Brain cells will die in four to six minutes, so it is important to start CPR as early as possible.” CPR classes are offered at USC-VHH, 1812 Verdugo Blvd., in the council room (located on the fourth floor lobby)
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December 22, 2005
Verdugo Hills Hospital successfully completed a rigorous site review and course monitoring evaluation by the American Heart Association to continue as the only designated CPR training site in the area. The local hospital scored 100 percent on the course evaluation and 98 percent on site review. As an official training site, all CPR courses taught at Verdugo Hills Hospital use the curriculum of and are endorsed by the American Heart Association. A variety of CPR courses for community members as well as professional healthcare providers and hospital employees are offered at Verdugo Hills Hospital.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 17, 2006
Babysitter Class ? Sat., Aug. 26 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Boys and girls aged 11 to 15 can learn how to be better babysitters these summer holidays at Verdugo Hills. A qualified instructor will provide practical lessons on CPR and basic First Aid, accident prevention, poison control, and the benefits of earthquake and fire plans. All participants will receive recognition from the American Heart Association and a course completion certificate. The class costs $35. Cold drinks are provided but youngsters are advised to bring along their own bag lunch.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 11, 2006
Breastfeeding Support Group meets every Friday from 10 a.m. to noon. Certified lactation consultant is available to offer advice and support. No registration required. Babies in arms are welcomed. Free. For more information, call 952-2272. Babysitting class for boys and girls (ages 11-15) offered one Saturday each month from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Skills covered include infant/child CPR, basic first aid, home/auto safety, accident prevention, telephone skills, safety tips, when to call 911, poison control, fire/earthquake plans and other helpful childcare tips.
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By Natalie Sherif | December 25, 2008
It was hot. The sun beat down on the runners’ backs, making them glisten with sweat. A young boy looked to the stands and smiled at his mother. She smiled back and waved enthusiastically. The boy looked down to the ground as the clerk of the course told them to take their marks. His wiry figure prepared to take off from the blocks as soon as the gun sounded. “Get set,” the clerk said. The boy seemed dizzy but anxious; weak but eager. The gun went off and he bolted.
FEATURES
By Mary O’Keefe | January 3, 2008
A man was pronounced dead at the scene and another man was transported to an area hospital with severe injuries after they were involved in a two-motorcycle accident Saturday on Angeles Crest Highway west of Angeles National Forest. According to California Highway Patrol spokesperson Todd Workman, at 11:45 a.m. Dec. 29 a 41-year-old Valencia man was traveling westbound on the highway on his Honda motorcycle when he lost control of his bike. His estimated rate of speed at the time of the accident was 45 miles per hour.
NEWS
June 1, 2006
On May 20, La Cañada Flintridge Country Club opened its pool for the 2006 season. Before its opening, club staff and the pool company it uses, spent time and money to ensure that this year's pool program would be excellent. All coping, pool tiles, and pool lights were fixed. The pool was carefully acid washed. All non-functioning pool equipment and parts in the pool house were changed. Larry Garcia, golf course superintendent, directed his crew to remove the old plants and roots from the large planters at the pool, fix the planter breaks, install the irrigation system, and plant new plants with the assistance of Steven Ormenyi, the Club's landscape architect.
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February 20, 2014
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, an American Heart Assn. training center, is offering cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training classes to community members and healthcare providers. “The primary lesson is for people to know what to do when the worst possible health emergency occurs, which is when someone is not breathing,” stated Teri Rice, family education program coordinator at USC-VHH. “Brain cells will die in four to six minutes, so it is important to start CPR as early as possible.” CPR classes are offered at USC-VHH, 1812 Verdugo Blvd., in the council room (located on the fourth floor lobby)
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By Tiffany Kelly, tiffany.kelly@latimes.com | April 8, 2013
Deputies saved a 1-year-old La Cañada Flintridge baby who was choking on Friday night, authorities said. The Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station responded to the home on Oakwood Avenue on April 5. Dep. Michael Winter of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station performed CPR on the baby, eventually clearing an obstruction, according to the station. The baby is expected to recover. -- Follow Tiffany Kelly on Google+ and on Twitter: @LATiffanyKelly .
NEWS
April 16, 2009
Community Center plans e-waste event The Community Center of La Cañada is celebrating Earth Day this year by sponsoring an electronic waste collection event alongside TRI, a state-approved recycler. The collection will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 19, in the Community Center’s parking lot, 4469 Chevy Chase Drive, La Cañada. According to an E-waste research group at Griffith University, 70% of heavy metals and 40% of lead contents found in landfills come from e-waste.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 5, 2009
AUDITIONS Foothill Summer Theatre — March 7 . Auditions for Foothill Summer Theatre’s “Godspell” mark the program’s 27th season. Auditions will be held for the program March 7 at Flintridge Preparatory School. The program will run from June 22 through Aug. 2 at La Cañada High School from 1 until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The tuition per student is $1,000 and each student is also responsible for $200 in ad sales for the show’s program book.
NEWS
December 22, 2005
Verdugo Hills Hospital successfully completed a rigorous site review and course monitoring evaluation by the American Heart Association to continue as the only designated CPR training site in the area. The local hospital scored 100 percent on the course evaluation and 98 percent on site review. As an official training site, all CPR courses taught at Verdugo Hills Hospital use the curriculum of and are endorsed by the American Heart Association. A variety of CPR courses for community members as well as professional healthcare providers and hospital employees are offered at Verdugo Hills Hospital.
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