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By Tiffany Kelly, | November 27, 2013
Two local Republican clubs have decided to join forces in an effort to strengthen their mission and engage conservative voters. The La Cañada Flintridge Republican Club voted to merge with the Republican Club of the Foothills on Nov. 13. The two long-standing clubs each have around 100 members, but the Republican Club of the Foothills has been more successful with securing popular speakers, such as columnist and talk show host Dennis Prager....
November 20, 2013
The Kiwanis Club of La Cañada-AM will welcome two musical groups to December meetings. The ALFie Singers, under the direction of Nancy Abbott and accompanied by Evelyn Callister, will perform during the Dec. 4 meeting. All the singers are volunteers of the Assistance League of Flintridge; the group has been performing for 20 years. On Dec. 11, the club will host fifth- and sixth-grade singers comprising the La Cañada Elementary School Chorus. Their program is titled “We Love to Sing,” and features a variety of holiday songs.
February 28, 2014
Debris basins in the Paradise Valley neighborhood of La Cañada - devastated by mudflows in 2010 - held up in the rainfall on Friday, residents and police officials said. According to the National Weather Service, the Foothills regions were expected to see rain in excess of an inch an hour, and a flood advisory in effect until Saturday morning. Pat Anderson, a homeowner in the area and president of the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce, said the debris basin had been cleared out prior to the storms and seemed to be handling the heavy rainfall.
March 27, 2008
It was a hot night in the Foothills. We were sitting at an outdoor table on the patio at Conrad?s. All three of us: me, my husband Len and the Anonymous Source. Ever since one particular Sunday morning, when the Presbyterians almost caught us, we?ve changed our meeting times and locations. ?Do you think we?ll be safe out here?? I asked. The Anonymous Source shrugged. She handed me a magazine, zipped up her flight suit and left. Len and I looked at the cover. The lead article was ?
By Geghard Arakelian | December 15, 2005
SUNLAND -- Having moved from Western Europe to the foothills with a nice resume in videogame programming, a former resident of England sets up shop in Sunland and creates an online forum for the local communities. "I felt it would be interesting. I've seen it happening in the U.S., in other towns," said Sunland resident Simon Clarke. He said that the forums are versatile because subjects that can be discussed vary from parties to construction projects. "They can talk about issues related to the foothills.
February 14, 2008
Ten Years Ago Lutheran Church in the Foothills was preparing ten years ago this week to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The celebration, which was to be held Feb. 22, 1998, would begin with a service at the American Legion Hall in La Crescenta, where the church first held its meetings. From a beginning membership of 63, Lutheran Church in the Foothills had grown to a congregation of 600 by the time its golden anniversary rolled around. Twenty Years Ago About one week after the death of Paradise Canyon Elementary School’s 16-year-old pet iguana, Zzyzx, teacher Robin Williams was surprised with the gift of Zzyzx II, purchased with voluntary contributions of sixth graders.
December 6, 2012
Ten Years Ago A man armed with a handgun robbed the La Cañada branch of Washington Mutual Bank and escaped with an undisclosed amount of money. The robber paused to write his hold-up note in the teller's presence, then handed it across the counter to her. Twenty Years Ago Lutheran Church in the Foothills celebrated its 45th anniversary by honoring its founding pastor, Dr. John Stump, and his wife, Christa. Stump served the church from 1947 to 1959. Thirty Years Ago Winds gusting to 100 mph battered the foothills, knocking trees across power lines and causing outages to 26,000 Southern California Edison customers.
October 12, 2006
The 4-year-old "Busy Bears" ? as the 4-year-old preschoolers are called at Crescenta-Canada Cooperative Nursery School ? had a Bear Picnic at Montrose Park on Friday, Sept. 29 to commence their "Bear" unit. Bear rhymes, bear hunt, bear book reading, bears on parachute and a delicious Busy Bear-planned picnic menu was the agenda for the day. Parents and children met in the morning on the park grounds with their binoculars and teddy bears on hand, excited that the day had finally come.
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