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May 30, 2012
A terrific organization is having a positive impact on the foothills from La Crescenta to Altadena. Founded in 2000, the Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy has preserved natural areas, planned regional trail systems and educated residents about issues pertaining to local history and open space. Recently, the Arroyos and Foothills Conservancy (AFC) successfully secured funding to purchase, preserve and maintain land in La Crescenta. The 7.75-acre property is located atop Rosemont Avenue.
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May 29, 2012
A terrific organization is having a positive impact on the foothills from La Crescenta to Altadena. Founded in 2000, the Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy has preserved natural areas, planned regional trail systems, and educated residents about issues pertaining to local history and open space. Recently, The Arroyos and Foothills Conservancy (AFC) successfully secured funding to purchase, preserve and maintain land in La Crescenta. The 7.75 acre property is located atop Rosemont Avenue.
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By Sara Cardine, sara.cardine@latimes.com | April 25, 2014
When a small group of La Cañada Congregational Church members first got the notion to make a list of donations and memorials made by congregants over the years, it seemed like an interesting side project. What the small committee didn't know then was that the church historian books and records kept throughout the past century would take them on a journey, not only into LCCC's own rich beginnings, but through the development of the community and its founding families. After two years of research, longtime church historian Sally Emerson - along with church members Joyce Holmes, Jo Anne Kennick and Carol Kulluk - compiled the "La Cañada Congregational Church History & Memorial Book.
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By Anita Susan Brenner | February 26, 2009
The lights were still on at Number One Valley Sun Lane, deep in the heart of La Canada Flintridge. Before me were stacks of old Los Angeles Times clippings, held in place by the odd can of tuna. My dog, a black Lab named Miss Audrey Hepburn, dozed nearby. The La Cañada Valley Sun, now a Times Community News paper, has an ancient and illustrious history as an accurate source of local history. Election looming? Turn to the La Cañada Valley Sun for the names of the candidates.
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September 7, 2006
Lanterman House Museum will host 'Local History Day' from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24. The event will feature the premier of John Newcombe's video history titled "The Crescenta/Cañada Valley Then and Now," and refreshments will be served. Newcombe, along with Mike Lawler and Yana Ungermann-Marshall, will give illustrated talks on the creation of their photographic histories of La Cañada and La Crescenta for Arcadia Publishing. Their books will be available for purchase and the authors will be signing them.
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September 21, 2006
The Lanterman Historical Museum Foundation will host a Local History Day for the Crescenta/Cañada Valley, Sunday, Sept. 24, from 1 until 4 p.m. at Lanterman House, 4420 Encinas Drive, La Cañada. Videographer John Newcombe will premiere his video history, The Crescenta/Cañada Valley Then and Now. Mike Lawler, Robert Newcombe and Yana Ungerman-Marshall will give illustrated talks on the creation of their photographic histories of La Crescenta and La Cañada for Arcadia Publishing.
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By Megan O’Neil | January 22, 2009
Braving freezing weather and pressing crowds, several local families traveled to Washington, D.C. this week in order to witness the historic inaugural celebration of Barack Obama. Joining an estimated 1.5-to-2 million foreign dignitaries, international press, political power players, and ordinary citizens, the local La Cañada Democrats watched as Obama was sworn in as the 44th president of the United States, and the first African American to hold the office. The most sought-after tickets for the three-day celebration was Tuesday’s swearing in ceremony on the West Lawn of the Capitol Building.
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By Anita Susan Brenner | January 5, 2006
The large Mediterranean-style house still stands, high above Foothill Boulevard. The original owners were Walter and Beulah Overell. In the 1930s and 1940s, Walter Overell was one of the wealthiest men in Flintridge. He made his first fortune in the furniture business. This was followed by other successful investments. Walter doted on his wife, Beulah Jungquist Overell. Walter loved Beulah so much that liked to name things after her. Given the opportunity, he christened Beulah Drive.
NEWS
July 3, 2008
Historian honored by county board La Cañada resident John Newcombe was honored Tuesday by the L.A. County Board of Supervisors for his full-length documentary on the foothill area, “Rancho La Cañada, Then and Now.” Newcombe was accompanied to the meeting by Mike Lawler, president of the Historical Society of La Crescenta. Newcombe, a nationally recognized cartoonist and writer, told the board his film began as a shorter work for the historical society.
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By Bianca P. Gallegos | September 28, 2006
An enlightening experience on the history of La Cañada and La Crescenta was in store for visitors to Lanterman House last Sunday. Coined as Local History Day for the Crescenta-Cañada Valley, Melissa Patton, executive director of the local museum, said the event was the kick-off to a series of video oral histories of longtime La Cañada residents. The event premiered John Newcombe's video on history of The Crescenta/Cañada Valley, Then and Now. The video, viewed in the cozy visitor's center, had the crowd fascinated It was entertaining and it covered their own city.
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By Sara Cardine, sara.cardine@latimes.com | April 25, 2014
When a small group of La Cañada Congregational Church members first got the notion to make a list of donations and memorials made by congregants over the years, it seemed like an interesting side project. What the small committee didn't know then was that the church historian books and records kept throughout the past century would take them on a journey, not only into LCCC's own rich beginnings, but through the development of the community and its founding families. After two years of research, longtime church historian Sally Emerson - along with church members Joyce Holmes, Jo Anne Kennick and Carol Kulluk - compiled the "La Cañada Congregational Church History & Memorial Book.
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NEWS
May 30, 2012
A terrific organization is having a positive impact on the foothills from La Crescenta to Altadena. Founded in 2000, the Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy has preserved natural areas, planned regional trail systems and educated residents about issues pertaining to local history and open space. Recently, the Arroyos and Foothills Conservancy (AFC) successfully secured funding to purchase, preserve and maintain land in La Crescenta. The 7.75-acre property is located atop Rosemont Avenue.
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May 29, 2012
A terrific organization is having a positive impact on the foothills from La Crescenta to Altadena. Founded in 2000, the Arroyos & Foothills Conservancy has preserved natural areas, planned regional trail systems, and educated residents about issues pertaining to local history and open space. Recently, The Arroyos and Foothills Conservancy (AFC) successfully secured funding to purchase, preserve and maintain land in La Crescenta. The 7.75 acre property is located atop Rosemont Avenue.
NEWS
By Anita Susan Brenner | February 26, 2009
The lights were still on at Number One Valley Sun Lane, deep in the heart of La Canada Flintridge. Before me were stacks of old Los Angeles Times clippings, held in place by the odd can of tuna. My dog, a black Lab named Miss Audrey Hepburn, dozed nearby. The La Cañada Valley Sun, now a Times Community News paper, has an ancient and illustrious history as an accurate source of local history. Election looming? Turn to the La Cañada Valley Sun for the names of the candidates.
NEWS
By Megan O’Neil | January 22, 2009
Braving freezing weather and pressing crowds, several local families traveled to Washington, D.C. this week in order to witness the historic inaugural celebration of Barack Obama. Joining an estimated 1.5-to-2 million foreign dignitaries, international press, political power players, and ordinary citizens, the local La Cañada Democrats watched as Obama was sworn in as the 44th president of the United States, and the first African American to hold the office. The most sought-after tickets for the three-day celebration was Tuesday’s swearing in ceremony on the West Lawn of the Capitol Building.
NEWS
September 21, 2006
The Lanterman Historical Museum Foundation will host a Local History Day for the Crescenta/Cañada Valley, Sunday, Sept. 24, from 1 until 4 p.m. at Lanterman House, 4420 Encinas Drive, La Cañada. Videographer John Newcombe will premiere his video history, The Crescenta/Cañada Valley Then and Now. Mike Lawler, Robert Newcombe and Yana Ungerman-Marshall will give illustrated talks on the creation of their photographic histories of La Crescenta and La Cañada for Arcadia Publishing.
NEWS
September 7, 2006
Lanterman House Museum will host 'Local History Day' from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24. The event will feature the premier of John Newcombe's video history titled "The Crescenta/Cañada Valley Then and Now," and refreshments will be served. Newcombe, along with Mike Lawler and Yana Ungermann-Marshall, will give illustrated talks on the creation of their photographic histories of La Cañada and La Crescenta for Arcadia Publishing. Their books will be available for purchase and the authors will be signing them.
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