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By Mary O’Keefe | July 3, 2008
Last weekend amateur (?ham?) radio operators set up their tents and antennas for their annual Field Day demonstration at Deukmejian Park in neighboring La Crescenta. Members of the Glendale Emergency Auxiliary Radio Service and Crescenta Valley Radio Club demonstrated how ham radios work while they contacted other amateur radio operators around the country. ?[Ham radio] all started before World War II,? said Mark Kanzeler, an amateur operator and member of the auxiliary radio service.
NEWS
February 24, 2005
Active Civic Volunteer Jack Burhenn, a 43-year resident of La Cañada, passed away Feb. 16, 2005 after a brief illness. He died a week before his 75th birthday and less than a week after being diagnosed with cancer. He was born on Feb. 22, 1930 in Beaver Falls, Penn., to Ralph J. Burhenn Sr. and Mildred Burhenn, who preceded him in death. He came west to Montrose in 1940 where he lived with his parents until he served in the Korean War, from 1951 to 1953. He married Joan Van Pelt of Glendale in 1956 and they had two daughters.
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April 6, 2011
Ten Years Ago Retired Disney animators and Flintridge next-door neighbors Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston were presented the Fritz Award for lifetime achievement in the art of animation during the 7th Annual Santa Clarita International Film Festival.   Twenty Years Ago J. Craig Chevrolet agency on Verdugo Boulevard across the street from Verdugo Hills Hospital went out of business, and there was talk that La Cañada Flintridge could get its first movie theater complex at the site.
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June 19, 2008
Ten Years Ago A new Internet station was dedicated at La Cañada Flintridge Library on Oakwood Avenue. The new station, the library’s second such desk, was funded by a grant from the Glendale Foundation and included a PC, monitor, printer and computer furniture, as well as books and videos explaining Internet use. Twenty Years Ago Rehearsals were set to begin for Meredith Willson’s classic, “The Music Man,”...
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November 15, 2007
At the risk of sounding as though I’m writing The Valley Line society column, let me just say: my calendar is packed with upcoming events. Tonight I’m double-booked. First, there’s the mixer sponsored by the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge, where everyone will get revved up for the annual Thanksgiving Day Run for the Hungry. I can only be at the mixer for a short time before dashing up the hill to the country club, where the Crescenta Valley Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual awards banquet.
NEWS
July 1, 2004
The Crescenta-Canada Lions Club last week gave out six scholarships of $700 each to three students from Crescenta Valley High School and three from La Cañada High School. The La Cañada High School students honored were Timothy Yiu, Jonathan Kim and Alexander Siegel. Yiu is active in several organizations, including La Cañada Youth Council, Key Club, San Marino Chinese School, Science Club, School Site Council, school orchestra and Glendale Youth Orchestra. He also plays the violin and served an internship in the 21st Century Institute.
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By Jake Armstrong | March 31, 2005
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled last week that wireless providers cannot seek monetary damages and legal fees from cities if denied a permit for a cell phone antenna, as La Cañada Flintridge prepares for a court battle with a telecommunications firm over a similar permit. In a 9-0 ruling last Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled that a Rancho Palos Verdes man could not seek monetary damages from the coastal city over its denial of a 52-foot antenna he used for HAM radio braodcasts.
NEWS
January 11, 2007
After a long illness, Alan Styles Kaul, a veteran news producer for "NBC Nightly News," "The Today Show," and MSNBC, as well as a longtime resident of La Cañada, passed away peacefully late Friday night, Dec. 22, 2006 at USC Norris Cancer Center due to complications from infection. He had been battling colorectal cancer since his diagnosis in 2002. Born and raised in Spokane, Wash., Alan was a small-town boy working in big-time TV network news. He once wrote, "All news begins with rumor" and his work was never finished until he had all the facts of the story.
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April 6, 2011
Ten Years Ago Retired Disney animators and Flintridge next-door neighbors Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston were presented the Fritz Award for lifetime achievement in the art of animation during the 7th Annual Santa Clarita International Film Festival.   Twenty Years Ago J. Craig Chevrolet agency on Verdugo Boulevard across the street from Verdugo Hills Hospital went out of business, and there was talk that La Cañada Flintridge could get its first movie theater complex at the site.
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By Mary O’Keefe | July 3, 2008
Last weekend amateur (?ham?) radio operators set up their tents and antennas for their annual Field Day demonstration at Deukmejian Park in neighboring La Crescenta. Members of the Glendale Emergency Auxiliary Radio Service and Crescenta Valley Radio Club demonstrated how ham radios work while they contacted other amateur radio operators around the country. ?[Ham radio] all started before World War II,? said Mark Kanzeler, an amateur operator and member of the auxiliary radio service.
NEWS
February 24, 2005
Active Civic Volunteer Jack Burhenn, a 43-year resident of La Cañada, passed away Feb. 16, 2005 after a brief illness. He died a week before his 75th birthday and less than a week after being diagnosed with cancer. He was born on Feb. 22, 1930 in Beaver Falls, Penn., to Ralph J. Burhenn Sr. and Mildred Burhenn, who preceded him in death. He came west to Montrose in 1940 where he lived with his parents until he served in the Korean War, from 1951 to 1953. He married Joan Van Pelt of Glendale in 1956 and they had two daughters.
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