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September 16, 2004
Measure on Nov. 2 ballot would give $560 million a year to Los Angeles County law enforcement agencies. By Jake Armstrong Saying the lives of "10 million people are in the hands of 22,500 cops in Los Angeles County," Sheriff Lee Baca and other law enforcement officials last Friday gathered to urge voter support for a half-cent sales tax increase that would put 5,000 additional officers on the streets. At a press conference at Eagle Rock High School, across the street from the scene of a gang-related shooting earlier this year, Baca, Los Angeles Police Chief William Bratton and Glendale Police Chief Randy Adams said the sales tax increase, Measure A on the Nov. 2 ballot, would allow all law enforcement agencies in the county to add officers and expand operations.
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NEWS
August 17, 2006
A blood drive to benefit Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles is set for 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23 at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station, 4554 N. Briggs Ave., La Crescenta. Blood donations help the tiniest victims of disease and injuries at the hospital facility in Los Angeles, established more than 100 years ago. With no requirement that parents be able to pay for services, this hospital, which has an outstanding reputation for excellence, never turns away a child in need.
NEWS
March 3, 2005
The upcoming city council election is very much about our future. That is why we are proud to support Steve Del Guercio and Dave Spence in the March 8 election. Our city has clearly been moving in the right direction, and a big part of that has been Steve and Dave's tireless work on behalf of La Cañada Flintridge. Dave has been an effective voice for our city in not only Los Angeles County and the State of California, but on the national scene as well. Steve brings to the council an unparalleled knowledge of city government as well as a positive perspective on cooperation between our schools and the city.
NEWS
By Seth Amitin | November 20, 2009
A pending appellate court decision might delay the trial of the driver involved in the April 1 runaway big rig crash that killed two people in La Cañada Flintridge, according to a spokesperson with the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. On Nov. 17 the district attorney filed an appeal seeking to reinstate murder charges against driver Marcos Barbosa Costa that had been dismissed Oct. 9 by Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Lisa B. Lench. Costa still faces two counts of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence, for the deaths of Angel Posca and his daughter, Angelina.
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By Veronica Rocha | October 22, 2009
A 25-year-old man pleaded not guilty in Pasadena Superior Court Monday to starting a small fire several days before and six miles north of where the Station fire began, officials said. Babatunsin Olukunle, who is a Nigerian national, was charged with one count of unlawfully causing a fire on forest land, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. Los Angeles County sheriff’s detectives had been looking for Olukunle to ask him questions about the Lady Bug fire, which occurred Aug. 20 and was named after the Lady Bug turnout on Angeles Crest Highway.
NEWS
February 15, 2007
Local residents will have the opportunity to safely discard household hazardous waste such as antifreeze, car batteries, used motor oil, paint, pesticides and universal waste including household batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, and electronic waste (e-waste) such as TVs and monitors, computers, VCRs, stereos and cell phones at the next free Countywide Household Hazardous Waste Roundup, set for March 10 in Glendale. The free Countywide Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Roundup Program is brought to residents by the County of Los Angeles and presented by the Department of Public Works and the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County in cooperation with the City of Glendale and the neighboring cities of Burbank, La Cañada Flintridge, Los Angeles and Pasadena.
NEWS
July 5, 2007
Ten Years Ago … A special meeting was set up between the city and Caltrans leadership to discuss the city's dissatisfaction with the state agency, which had been storing buses, portable toilets and other items on what had once been a Park & Ride lot on Foothill Boulevard at the 2 Freeway entrance. Twenty Years Ago … An $8.7 million building was under construction at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The four-story Engineering Support Building was expected to be completed by August 1988.
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By Bianca P. Gallegos | August 17, 2006
This year, the assessed total value of La Cañada Flintridge properties went up by $400 million which calculates to 9.1 percent overall growth from last year. There are 7,231 single family residential homes. 81 residential income and 317 commercial industrial properties. Given the small size of LCF with a 7,629 parcel account, a nine percent overall growth is a substantial increase considering that La Puente was ranked in the top 10 among cities with the greatest percentage change with a 12.9 percent increase.
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By Mary O’Keefe | June 25, 2009
A bail hearing that was to be held Wednesday for big rig driver Marcos Costa, who has been indicted on two counts of murder in the April 1 runaway truck collision in La Cañada Flintridge, has been continued to July 10 in Pasadena Superior Court. According to Jane Robison, spokeswoman for Los Angeles County District Attorney?s office, Costa was in court Wednesday, but attorneys on both sides agreed to continue the case. Costa?s bail remains at $2.09 million. On June 11, a Los Angeles County grand jury returned an indictment against Costa of two counts of murder, vehicular manslaughter and three felony counts of reckless driving causing specified injury.
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