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July 6, 2009
Fire continues to break out in the Angeles National Forest on 13000 Little Tujunga Canyon Road, just north of Hansen Dam.  So far, more than 130 acres have burned, but 95% of the fire is contained now and getting better.  "We still have a little left to contain and we hope to contain it within the next couple of hours," said Public Information Officer with the US Forest Service Dee Deckard.  "We're just taking care of that last 5%." Evacuations so far have been precautionary with only Angeles Shooting Range being required to do so.  Over 250 personnell have been assigned to the fire and they hope to have it contained by 6 p.m. today.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 29, 2006
Free Fourth of July 2006 fireworks shows can be found all over Los Angeles County, as can others that provide entertainment for a fee. Near La Cañada Flintridge and the Crescenta Valley is Americafest at the Pasadena Rose Bowl. It's the biggest fireworks show around, and it's been around for 80 years this year. Providing music will be the Pasadena POPS Orchestra, with a special appearance by the five Browns playing five Steinway grand pianos together. Before the half-hour show starts at 9 p.m., there will be a barbecue festival.
NEWS
By Robin Goldsworthy | October 16, 2008
A quick assessment of an early morning fire reported Sunday to the Crescenta Valley Sheriff?s Station on Briggs Avenue led to the rapid request for resources that evolved into a multi-agency effort to battle the Marek fire. At 1:52 a.m. Sunday, the station received a call that a large brush fire had started in front of a home in the Angeles National Forest near Little Tujunga Canyon. Due to high temperatures and tinder-dry chaparral and other brush, Lt. Angela Shepherd immediately established an incident command post, utilizing the station?
FEATURES
December 29, 2005
This year has been a good year for Troop 555 with no less than three scouts reaching the rank of Eagle Scout. The three Eagle scouts are Geoffrey Sanders, La Cañada; Jett Evans, Lake View Terrace; and David McCullough, Pasadena. Geoffrey Sanders is now working for his church and working on producing a video of his recent experiences with Troop 922 at the National Scout Jamboree 2005 in Fort A.P. Hill, VA. After completing his Eagle project at Hansen Dam, Jett Evans is focusing on completion of his schooling in cinematography.
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By Zain Shauk | September 4, 2009
HANSEN DAM PARK — An ongoing homicide investigation cast a cloud over a prayer gathering at the Station fire interagency command center here early Friday for two firefighters who died battling the massive blaze, which authorities now believe was deliberately set. After firefighters met for the brief service, Incident Commander Mike Dietrich briefed reporters on the status of the 148,258-acre blaze and denounced the deadly act of arson that...
NEWS
September 3, 2009
Station fire specifics update as of Wed. As of 2 p.m. Wednesday, the Station fire, which began Aug. 26, had consumed 140,150 acres in the Angeles National Forest, having moved into the San Gabriel Mountain wilderness, according to Inciweb. On the eastern edge of the fire, crews were trying Wednesday to prevent it from dropping into the community of Sierra Madre. On its western front, the fire continued to be active in Little Tujunga Canyon. To the north, Acton and Agua Dulce residents remained under mandatory evacuation yesterday.
NEWS
By Seth Amitin | July 7, 2009
Fireifighters continued battling a wildfire on Tuesday in the Big Tujunga Canyon area of the Angeles National Forest, just north of Hansen Dam. More than 210 acres have been burned since the fire started on Sunday afternoon, according to a U.S. Forest Service spokesman. "The fire is 95% contained," Stanton Florea, fire information director for the U.S. Forest Service  said Tuesday afternoon.  "That last 5% is mostly trying to get rid of the burning embers.  It's gritty work."
SPORTS
December 21, 2006
La Cañada High dominated again with more than 300 riders at the second International Equestrian League show on Dec.3. La Cañada was champion by 35 points. The team was led by a strong varsity team which included Ryan Ash, Samantha Harrison, Michelle Morris and Stephanie Green. La Cañada was Varsity High Point Team, with Samantha Harrison taking High Point Reserve Varsity Champion, Varsity Hunter Reserve Champion and Varsity Equitation Reserve Champion. The junior varsity also had a great day. Olivia Warner was Junior Varsity jumper champion.
NEWS
By Zain Shauk | September 2, 2009
FOOTHILLS — Firefighters successfully cut off the Station fire’s march toward several foothill communities, leveraging favorable weather conditions to beat back the sprawling blaze, authorities said early Wednesday. The fire grew by about 13,000 acres overnight to 140,150 acres and remains 22% contained, according to the U.S. Forest Service. Officials were confident enough about area safety to lift mandatory evacuation orders for all communities in Glendale, which had been in place overnight Tuesday.
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July 7, 2009
Firefighters continued Monday battling a wildfire  that broke out Sunday afternoon in the  Big Tujunga Canyon area of the Angeles National Forest just north of Hansen Dam. According to a U.S. Forest Services spokesperson, more than 130 acres had burned but 95% of the fire was considered contained by Monday morning. "We still have a little left to contain and we hope to contain it within the next couple of hours," said Public Information Officer with the US Forest Service Dee Deckard.
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By Robin Goldsworthy | October 16, 2008
A quick assessment of an early morning fire reported Sunday to the Crescenta Valley Sheriff?s Station on Briggs Avenue led to the rapid request for resources that evolved into a multi-agency effort to battle the Marek fire. At 1:52 a.m. Sunday, the station received a call that a large brush fire had started in front of a home in the Angeles National Forest near Little Tujunga Canyon. Due to high temperatures and tinder-dry chaparral and other brush, Lt. Angela Shepherd immediately established an incident command post, utilizing the station?
ENTERTAINMENT
June 29, 2006
Free Fourth of July 2006 fireworks shows can be found all over Los Angeles County, as can others that provide entertainment for a fee. Near La Cañada Flintridge and the Crescenta Valley is Americafest at the Pasadena Rose Bowl. It's the biggest fireworks show around, and it's been around for 80 years this year. Providing music will be the Pasadena POPS Orchestra, with a special appearance by the five Browns playing five Steinway grand pianos together. Before the half-hour show starts at 9 p.m., there will be a barbecue festival.
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