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By Ruth Longoria | November 6, 2008
Just as people were beginning to think the work along Foothill Boulevard was nearly completed, a fly in the ointment means more construction is expected in the coming months. Material used in some of the brick pavers for pedestrian crossings was determined by the manufacturer to be defective and will be replaced between January and February at the cost of the manufacturer, said Public Works Director Edward Hitti during the Monday night City Council meeting. The affected areas are in the crosswalks at Angeles Crest Highway and at Beulah Drive.
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November 6, 2008
Letters to the Editor Indianola Way Halloween a treat We would like to thank the residents of Indianola Avenue for once again generously and graciously opening up your beautiful street to all the Halloween trick-or-treaters last Friday evening. From the special witches’ brews to the ghoulishly festive decorations and front yard parties, you once again showed why our area is so admired as a family friendly and safe community. We can’t wait until next year’s festivities.
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By Mary O'Keefe | November 6, 2008
Law enforcement officials are seeking he public’s help regarding a pedestrian versus vehicle accident on Foothill and La Cañada boulevards. On Tuesday, Nov. 4, at about 8 a.m., while crossing the street on Foothill Boulevard just west of La Cañada Boulevard, Heung Min, 78, and her son Jun Cho, 48, of La Cañada were struck by a vehicle driven by Alexandra Horne,44, also of La Cañada. According to Sgt. Mark Slater, the woman and her son were out walking their dog, They were in the crosswalk just west of La Cañada Boulevard when driver Horne struck them.
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By Ruth Longoria | July 9, 2009
The City Council Monday night approved a somewhat controversial city staff recommendation to move the crosswalk currently located at the southwest leg of La Cañada Boulevard and Salisbury Road. The crosswalk will be replaced by two crosswalks, one that crosses La Cañada Boulevard on the northwest side of Salisbury Road and another that crosses Salisbury Road at the intersection with La Cañada Boulevard. The crosswalk relocation is part of a street improvement project currently under construction to add sidewalks on the west side of the boulevard between Salisbury Road and Olive Lane.
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By Mary O’Keefe | September 13, 2007
A 12-year-old La Cañada girl was back to school the day after being struck by a vehicle when she was using a crosswalk on Rosemont Avenue in La Crescenta shortly after 3 p.m. on Sept. 5. According to California Highway Patrol officer Todd Workman, a 78-year-old La Crescenta woman struck the Rosemont Middle School student. ?She had a contusion to the right knee,? Workman said. ?She was transported to Verdugo Hills Hospital as a precaution.? ?She went to the hospital but was released and is [back to school on Sept.
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By Jennifer Berry | November 3, 2005
The Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station cited the driver of a van that hit a pedestrian in a La Cañada Flintridge intersection on suspicion of failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk. Sgt. Elsa Avila said at a little before 8 p.m. Oct. 21, a white Toyota Sienna van driven by a 46-year-old Montrose woman struck a 20-year-old Montrose man who was walking east across Ocean View Boulevard at the intersection of Foothill Boulevard, according to a report. The van was turning right from Foothill to Ocean View on a green light.
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By Mary O’Keefe | December 4, 2008
In a continuing effort to highlight traffic safety around schools, Crescenta Valley Sheriff traffic Sergeant Mark Slater joined Palm Crest Elementary PTA members in an early morning meeting on Wednesday. The PTA has been banging the safety drum for a long time. But a recent accident involving a child crossing the street in a non-designated drop-off area has spurred them to step up the education of parents and kids on traffic safety. PTA members shared stories of traffic incidents that they had witnessed, from students running across the street in front of traffic to illegal U-turns made by parents.
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By Mary O’Keefe | March 26, 2009
On April 7 residents who live on the west side of La Cañada, within the Glendale Unified School District borders, will go the polls to vote for three open seats on the school board. The three incumbents, Chakib Sambar, Greg Krikorian and Joylene Wagner face four others vying for the three seats, Eric Sahakian, Christine Walters, Naira Khachatrian and Hasmig Aslanian. The candidates were sent questions by the Valley Sun pertaining to their leadership and other qualities and how they will use their knowledge and experience in the interest of Glendale schools if elected.
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October 7, 2004
Congestion, excessive speed, lack of sidewalks discussed with city officals by Jacqueline Chen With an opening plea to the city for sidewalks on La Cañada Boulevard, last Friday's meeting of the La Cañada PTA Council centered on traffic issues and the safety of children attending the local public schools. Local city and school district officials were present at the Oct. 1 meeting, held in the local Citibank branch's Community Room. Mayor Pro Tem Anthony Portantino, Council members Steve Del Guercio and Dave Spence, City Public Works Director Steve Castellanos and Traffic Engineer Erik Zandvliet were present to provide the city's perspective.
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By Charles Cooper | April 20, 2006
The La Cañada Flintridge City Council is the latest governing body to be hit by sticker shock on a public works contract, awarding work to repave parts of Foothill Boulevard and installing traffic medians to a low bidder for more than $1 million. The low bidder was All American Asphalt at $1.13 million. Five other bids were received, up to $1.9 million, the City Council learned at its April 17 meeting. The amount budgeted for the work was $560,000, but Public Works Director Steve Castellanos said that amount was an old number that had not been updated.
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By Ruth Longoria | July 9, 2009
The City Council Monday night approved a somewhat controversial city staff recommendation to move the crosswalk currently located at the southwest leg of La Cañada Boulevard and Salisbury Road. The crosswalk will be replaced by two crosswalks, one that crosses La Cañada Boulevard on the northwest side of Salisbury Road and another that crosses Salisbury Road at the intersection with La Cañada Boulevard. The crosswalk relocation is part of a street improvement project currently under construction to add sidewalks on the west side of the boulevard between Salisbury Road and Olive Lane.
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By Mary O'Keefe | November 6, 2008
Law enforcement officials are seeking he public’s help regarding a pedestrian versus vehicle accident on Foothill and La Cañada boulevards. On Tuesday, Nov. 4, at about 8 a.m., while crossing the street on Foothill Boulevard just west of La Cañada Boulevard, Heung Min, 78, and her son Jun Cho, 48, of La Cañada were struck by a vehicle driven by Alexandra Horne,44, also of La Cañada. According to Sgt. Mark Slater, the woman and her son were out walking their dog, They were in the crosswalk just west of La Cañada Boulevard when driver Horne struck them.
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By Ruth Longoria | November 6, 2008
Just as people were beginning to think the work along Foothill Boulevard was nearly completed, a fly in the ointment means more construction is expected in the coming months. Material used in some of the brick pavers for pedestrian crossings was determined by the manufacturer to be defective and will be replaced between January and February at the cost of the manufacturer, said Public Works Director Edward Hitti during the Monday night City Council meeting. The affected areas are in the crosswalks at Angeles Crest Highway and at Beulah Drive.
NEWS
November 6, 2008
Letters to the Editor Indianola Way Halloween a treat We would like to thank the residents of Indianola Avenue for once again generously and graciously opening up your beautiful street to all the Halloween trick-or-treaters last Friday evening. From the special witches’ brews to the ghoulishly festive decorations and front yard parties, you once again showed why our area is so admired as a family friendly and safe community. We can’t wait until next year’s festivities.
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By Mary O’Keefe | September 13, 2007
A 12-year-old La Cañada girl was back to school the day after being struck by a vehicle when she was using a crosswalk on Rosemont Avenue in La Crescenta shortly after 3 p.m. on Sept. 5. According to California Highway Patrol officer Todd Workman, a 78-year-old La Crescenta woman struck the Rosemont Middle School student. ?She had a contusion to the right knee,? Workman said. ?She was transported to Verdugo Hills Hospital as a precaution.? ?She went to the hospital but was released and is [back to school on Sept.
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By Jennifer Berry | November 3, 2005
The Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station cited the driver of a van that hit a pedestrian in a La Cañada Flintridge intersection on suspicion of failure to yield to a pedestrian in a crosswalk. Sgt. Elsa Avila said at a little before 8 p.m. Oct. 21, a white Toyota Sienna van driven by a 46-year-old Montrose woman struck a 20-year-old Montrose man who was walking east across Ocean View Boulevard at the intersection of Foothill Boulevard, according to a report. The van was turning right from Foothill to Ocean View on a green light.
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