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NEWS
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.
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FEATURES
June 8, 2006
One hundred and forty-seven young men were graduated on Saturday, June 3, on the campus of St. Francis High School in La Cañada Flintridge. Fr. Antonio Marti, OFM Cap, the Provincial of the Western American Province of the Capuchin Franciscan Order, represented his Eminence Cardinal Roger Mahony, Archbishop of Los Angeles at the graduation. Fr. Matthew Elshoff, OFM Cap, the school president, and Mr. Thomas Moran, the school principal, also officiated at the 57th commencement ceremony of the local Catholic, college-preparatory institution.
FEATURES
June 1, 2006
Harvey G. Knell, a prominent business executive and influential San Gabriel Valley community leader, has been elected president of the board of directors of The Pasadena POPS Orchestra, one of Southern California's most prominent musical organizations. Knell, who has more than 35 years of business experience, is president of KCB Management, a boutique asset management firm based in Pasadena, which controls a substantial portfolio of operating businesses, real estate investments and publicly traded securities.
NEWS
June 8, 2006
St. Francis High School in La Cañada Flintridge will offer a variety of enrichment and remedial classes, as well as sports camps and physical activities as part of their summer school program. Summer session begins on Wednesday, June 21 and operates daily through Tuesday, July 25. There will be no classes on Monday and Tuesday, July 3rd and 4th. Full year courses are planned in art, biology, chemistry, English and geometry . Classes are co-educational and open to high school and junior high school students.
FEATURES
By Michael J. Arvizu | February 4, 2010
The Verdugo Hills Council of the Boy Scouts of America gathered in grand fashion on Thursday night to install new officers, recognize award winners and present the Eagle Scout Class of 2009, of which 27 out of 72 Eagles were present, said master of ceremonies and Council Advancement chair Dan Humfreville. Verdugo Hills Council Commissioner Rahla Lindsey was installed as the Council?s new president. She succeeds Council President Tom McLurkin Jr. The Verdugo Hills Council serves Scouts in the Glendale, Burbank, North Hollywood, Sun Valley, Sunland, Tujunga, La Crescenta, Montrose, La Cañada Flintridge and Eagle Rock areas, according to the Council website.
NEWS
February 25, 2010
Letters to the Editor Community Center needs more city support Your Feb. 11 article titled ?Flooding stalls plans for center? was of particular interest to me as I am an (unpaid) intern at the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge. In six short weeks at the center, I have seen first-hand the challenges faced by its leadership. What the citizens of La Cañada Flintridge may not know is the center is operating with little to no money and in some cases the programs actually cost money.
NEWS
By Anita Susan Brenner | February 25, 2010
Last week, I revealed the results of important Internet research. I had found a writer with my exact name. The other Anita Brenner, a renowned author and cultural historian, was pretty cool. Born on the American side of the border to a immigrant Jewish family, she traveled back and forth between Mexico and the U.S., she studied in Mexico and at Columbia University in New York. She was a friend of Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and other artists. Her books, ?Idols Behind Altars? and ?The Wind That Swept Mexico?
SPORTS
April 8, 2010
softball La Cañada High The Spartans were ranked No. 1 in CIF Southern Section Division V polls earlier this year and dropped two league games to two teams not expected to contend for the league title. La Cañada (9-3, 2-2 in Rio Hondo League play) lost to Monrovia on March 23, 2-0, and to Temple City on April 1, 1-0, their last game before the break. While their pitching continues to shine, their hitting has been hot and cold, scoring 10 and five runs in games against South Pasadena and Golden Valley between the two losses.
NEWS
By Megan O'Neil | April 6, 2010
Fellow council members unanimously elected Donald Voss mayor of La Cañada Flintridge Monday. Voss, who previously served as mayor pro tem, replaces Laura Olhasso. Olhasso's one-year term was arguably the most challenging in the history of the city, marked by a fatal traffic accident, the devastating Station fire and ongoing debris flows. She remains on the council. Voss, who previously worked as a commercial banker with First Interstate Bank and Wells Fargo, served as city treasurer for five years before being seated on the city council in December 2006.
NEWS
By Michael J. Arvizu | January 28, 2010
As a new local U.S. Census office opened Monday afternoon in Pasadena, officials continued their outreach campaign to local residents on the importance of participating in this year?s count which officially begins April 1. The Pasadena site is one of 54 local offices throughout California ? from Eureka to Ventura and Los Angeles ? and will serve the cities of La Cañada Flintridge, Pasadena, South Pasadena, Altadena, parts of Los Angeles, San Marino, Arcadia, parts of Glendale, San Gabriel, Sierra Madre, Alhambra and parts of Monrovia, according to the Census office.
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