May 29, 2008
Anticipation is keeping some folks anxiously waiting for what appears to be the nearing completion Town Center. But, apparently, looks can be deceiving ? and the project isn?t nearly as close to completion as the façade of the structures may appear, according to Town Center developer Darren Mattix. Despite this, names of several prospective tenants are floating around town ? and a few names have made it past the first stages of the city?s planning commission. The most prominent, at this point, being Chipotle Mexican Grill, which has only one more planned appearance to gain planning commission approval, said Fred Buss, senior planner for the city of La Cañada Flintridge.
July 15, 2004
by Jacqueline Chen Should tennis professionals be allowed to give private lessons on La Cañada's public tennis courts? For the past few weeks, this question has been the subject of disagreement among community members who use the courts on Cornishon Avenue, and the matter will be discussed at the next meeting of the city's park and recreation commission set for 5 p.m. tomorrow (Friday, July 16) in the Memorial Park pavilion. The Cornishon tennis courts are the property of the La Cañada Unified School District.
June 8, 2006
"Treasure Seekers" is the name of the vacation Bible Sunday School program planned by the Church of the Lighted Window in La Cañada Flintridge in July. The school will be held July 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. each day. On Aug. 6 there will be a vacation Bible school worship, followed by an indoor picnic. The early registration fee is $5 per child or $10 per family. Each child will receive a T-shirt, treasure box, weekly treasures and nutritious snacks. All children ages 5 to 12 are welcomed.
July 6, 2006
La Cañada Flintridge resident Robert C. O'Brien, who was nominated last year by President George W. Bush and later confirmed by the U.S. Senate as a United States Public Delegate to the 60th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, will talk about his UN experiences on Thursday, July 13 at 7 p.m. The event, which is sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Relief Society, will be held in the church's building at...
July 27, 2006
La Cañada Flintridge businessman Eric Olberz finished in 18th place in the SCCA Pro Racing SPEED World Challenge GT Championship Round Six race on July 15 at Tooele, Utah. Olberz, who started the race in the 21st position, completed all 14 laps in the event at Miller Motorsport Park. Olberz competed in the race, which is part of the Larry H. Miller Dealers Utah Grand Prix, in his Porsche 911 GT3. He came in 1:41.917 behind the winner, Lou Gigliotti of Dallas, Texas. The 62.804 mile course was completed by all finishers in just over 42.5 minutes.
October 13, 2005
A Los Angeles man is being held at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station without bail after a police pursuit that started on La Crescenta streets caused a traffic collision near Gould Avenue and a foot pursuit in town during rush hour Tuesday. Nathaniel Rivera, 27, is being held on suspicion of grand theft auto, of being a felon in possession of a firearm, of reckless driving, of receiving stolen property, of identity theft, of evading police officers, of transportation for sales of marijuana and of violating the terms of his parole, all felonies.
May 12, 2005
by Jacqueline Chen An agreement between the La Cañada Flintridge City Public Works Department and the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board, signed in December of 2004, has held the various regulatory bodies at bay while the city finds ways for residents to take care of problems with their septic systems. Under terms of the agreement, the city's Public Works Department takes charge of ensuring the city's waste water is properly disposed of. As signed, the memorandum is valid for five years, but time may be running out for homeowners with malfunctioning or failed systems.
October 29, 2009
The city of La Cañada Flintridge will continue to fight plans to extend the Long Beach (710) Freeway, officials said Monday, despite the recent ruling by a Santa Barbara judge to dismiss a lawsuit that sought to bar Measure R funding from being used on the project. La Cañada and the city of South Pasadena filed lawsuits contending that the Metropolitan Transit Authority could not use tax dollars generated by Measure R to extend the 710 Freeway because the necessary environmental assessments have not been conducted.
July 5, 2007
On the evening of Tuesday, June 19, many La Cañada High School graduating seniors attended the first interfaith Baccalaureate service at St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Church. In the past, services were a cooperative effort between Christian churches; however, this year services included a Hebrew scripture read by Christopher Vance of St. Bede, a scripture from the New Testament read by Abraham Frandsen of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and an Islamic scripture from the Holy Koran read by Ahmad Hussain and Ammar Moheize of the Islamic Congregation of La Cañada Flintridge.
September 23, 2004
Oct. 10, 1919-Sept. 17, 2004 Pasadena attorney John Howard Whatley, prominent in the legal, philanthropic, and religious community for more than half a century, died at his Pasadena home on Sept. 17, 2004 of complications from leukemia. He was a resident of La Cañada Flintridge from 1950 until he moved back to Pasadena in 1993. Born October 10, 1919 in Alabama, John received his bachelor of laws degree from the University of Alabama in 1941, enlisted in the U.S. Army as a private in 1941, and served in the South Pacific and the Philippines as a captain in the anti-aircraft artillery until his discharge in 1946.