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September 22, 2012
La Cañada Flintridge Sept. 3 Identity theft: 300 block of Corona Drive, 9:13 a.m. A woman's PayPal account was used to order a $2,422 Apple laptop computer while she was out of town. The theft was discovered Sept. 17. Sept. 11 Burglary: 4500 block of Leata Lane, before 3:50 p.m. Kitchen door window smashed, four watches and Louis Vuitton purse, reported as worth $7,200 total, stolen from a home. The neighboring home was also burglarized. Two watches and an iPad 2 were taken.
September 21, 2012
Paramedics extracted an injured woman from her car after she was involved in a two-car accident on Foothill Boulevard in La Ca ñ ada Flintridge around 6:30 p.m. on Friday. The woman's Honda Fit collided with an SUV in front of her just east of the intersection of Foothill and Angeles Crest Highway. Los Angeles County firefighters from Station 82 maneuvered the woman onto a stretcher and extracted her from the driver's side of the door before placing her in an ambulance. Eastbound traffic on Foothill was snarled by the accident.
September 14, 2012
La Cañada Flintridge Sept. 7 Burglary: 1900 block of Foothill Boulevard, 10:30 a.m. Car door pried open, credit cards stolen out of a wallet left in a pickup truck parked in front of the YMCA. Burglary: 5000 block of Hill Street, between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. A Tiffany-brand silver necklace, worth $1,200, and possibly other items were stolen from a home entered through an unlocked window. La Crescenta/Montrose Aug. 27 Burglary: 2200 block of Florencita Avenue, 8 a.m. An iPhone 4S and an iPad 2 stolen from the AT&T Service building during the weekend.
August 26, 2012
A bear was struck by a car in La Canada Flintidge early Sunday morning. No one was hurt and the bear left on its own, according to the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station. The incident occurred around 7 a.m. near the corner of Foothill and Crown Avenue, according to the sheriff's department. -- Bill Kisliuk , Times Community News  
August 25, 2012
August 15 Burglary: 521 Foothill Blvd., 1:45 p.m. Two cases of Jack Daniel's whiskey, two bags of shrimp and two New York strip steaks were stolen from the Ralph's on Foothill Boulevard. The suspect was seen in surveillance footage entering a white four-door compact sedan in the parking lot. August 18 Theft: 2000 block of Lyans Drive, prior to 12:30 p.m. A “hot pink fluffy mustache,” purchased from “Carstache,” was stolen from the front of a Toyota Prius. Vandalism: 1049 block of Foothill Boulevard, 10 a.m. or earlier.
July 20, 2012
July 10 Harassment: 200 block of Foothill Boulevard, 6 p.m. A man followed a woman into Seoul Market and attempted to slide a mop with a camera attached to it under her legs. A bystander confronted the suspect, who locked himself in a storage room. Deputies recovered the camera, but no pictures or video had been taken and the woman declined to pursue the suspect's arrest. July 11 Mail theft: 800 block of St. Katherine Drive, 10 a.m. or earlier. Residents of two homes reported their mail stolen.
July 15, 2012
La Cañada Flintridge civic and business leaders have made it clear that they want a more walkable shopping district, which is something of a challenge when your commercial zone is in truth a single bustling boulevard. But it appears that a key step toward that goal will be reached in the coming months with a revamp of the La Cañada Flintridge Town Center, the four-year-old shopping center at the busiest intersection in the city. This week city officials approved new, larger signs for the center, but more importantly, Town Center owners IDS Properties unveiled plans for a courtyard fountain and gathering area - the missing link in the center - as well as other people-pleasing accents.
July 7, 2012
June 26 Identity theft: 990 Town Center Drive, noon. A woman's wallet was stolen while she was at Panera Bread. Her ATM card was used later that day to make a $923.08 purchase at the CVS pharmacy in Montrose. Attempted robbery: 2160 Foothill Boulevard, 9:30 a.m. A man emerged from the bushes, grabbed a woman and demanded she give him the dog she was walking. The woman struck the suspect, and he fled. June 29 Spousal assault: 200 Foothill Boulevard, 5 p.m. A man grabbed his wife's wrist and shoved her to the ground after becoming angry that she had thrown out marijuana and whiskey belonging to him. The couple was at a St. Francis High School football game at the time.
June 16, 2012
June 11 Identity theft: 1100 block of Flintridge Avenue, 10:01 a.m. A woman was notified via email that her Social Security number had been used to file a tax return and that the person who filed the false return received a tax refund of $1,182. Vandalism: Oak Grove Drive just north of Foothill Boulevard, 1:15 p.m. Car windshield chipped by thrown rock. A driver reported seeing a boy picking up rocks among 25 to 35 youths waiting at a bus stop on Oak Grove. The driver parked and asked the boy to wait while she called police, but the boy ran off. Domestic violence: 4600 block of Alcorn Drive, 11:18 p.m. A man was arrested for injuring his daughter and striking his wife on the arm and leg. The man told deputies that he grabbed his daughter because she was being loud when she should have been asleep, and the he did not mean to hurt her. The man's wife became angry upon seeing bruises on her daughter's arms and in the ensuing fight, the man punched and kicked her. June 9 Theft: 4500 Block of Castle Road, 6 a.m. or earlier.
By Daniel Siegal, | May 30, 2012
On a sunny Monday, hundreds of La Cañada Flintridge residents braved 80-degree heat to take in the colorful Fiesta Days parade after honoring La Cañada's fallen members of the military at a somber Memorial Day service. Residents turned out to line Foothill Boulevard for the parade, which turned the city's main thoroughfare from Cornishon to Gould avenues into a colorful procession of classic cars, fire trucks and proud marchers. Parade dignitaries included elected officials and, as grand marshals, the current and past chairs of the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce, which sponsors Fiesta Days and is celebrating its 100th year.
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