March 20, 2013
Two suspects were arrested Wednesday in Pasadena with stolen property from residential burglaries in La Cañada Flintridge, authorities said. Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies from the Crescenta Valley station served a warrant in Pasadena before arresting the unidentified individuals. La Cañada saw a string of residential burglaries last month, and authorities are currently searching for additional suspects. The Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station, in a statement, said they would not release additional information about the investigation Wednesday.
December 13, 2011
A man found dead in a vehicle parked at a turnout on Angeles Crest Highway this week was a 43-year-old from Pasadena, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Dept. of Coroner said Tuesday. There has not yet been an official ruling as to the cause of death, according to coroner's spokesman Craig Harvey. The man was found at 2:57 p.m. Monday seated in a vehicle parked in a turnout at mile marker 27.2 on the highway. Capt. John Kades of the coroner's office said Monday that it appeared the man had suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
January 1, 2011
A wet and windy December capped with bone-chilling cold on New Year's Eve was all but a memory by the time festivities got underway Saturday morning for La Cañada Flintridge contingent of Rose Parade royalty, volunteer float builders and their boosters on the bleachers. Clouds parted and the sun shone brilliantly in the sky above Pasadena just in time for the 8:03 a.m. commencement of the 122nd annual Tournament of Roses Parade — a fast-paced kaleidoscope of artistry and showmanship complete with 47 dazzlingly colorful floats, 22 marching bands and several equestrian teams that all whizzed by in about two hours behind celebrity chef and parade Grand Marshal Paula Deen.
February 4, 2010
The Pasadena City Council Monday night approved the initial study and plan for the 30 acres of the Hahamongna annex, after years of community discussion and debate. The next step for the open space parcel located between Pasadena and La Cañada will be to identify projects and funding for the land, located above the Hahamongna Watershed Park. Some 35 speakers raised issues about the project site, which will house an outdoor education center, an equestrian center, the county fire camp and open space with trails and picnic grounds.
November 13, 2013
Three teenagers were arrested on Tuesday morning in La Cañada Flintridge on suspicion of burglary, law enforcement officials said. The suspects are a 19-year-old man, a 18-year-old woman and a 17-year-old boy, according to Lt. Angela Shepherd of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station. Officials did not provide the names of the suspects. The suspects, all from Pasadena, were stopped in a vehicle at the time of the arrest, Shepherd said. No other information about the incident was immediately available.
January 1, 2013
A Pasadena father-son team wore matching brown jumpsuits Tuesday morning as they made the final push to get a dinosaur down Colorado Boulevard. With the work of Dwight Crumb, 64, and his son Dustin, 37, and a host of other volunteers, the La Cañada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Assn. float, “Dino-Saur,” won the Tournament of Roses award for best animation. The float features a brontosaurus inspired by pterodactyls to attempt flight. His large wings are among the 38 moving parts in the float, the most of any entry in the 124th Rose Parade.
December 7, 2006
The Junior League of Pasadena was the recipient of the Outstanding Volunteer Organization Award presented for National Philanthropy Day by The Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Los Angeles Chapter. The awards luncheon was held on Wednesday, Nov.15 at the Beverly Hilton. Chris Schauble, of the NBC4 morning news show "Today in LA," was the Master of Ceremonies for the event. "The Junior League of Pasadena is honored to receive this award, as it validates the incredible accomplishments of women devoted to making their community a better place through service and leadership," said Mara Lague, Junior League of Pasadena president.
November 16, 2006
After winning the Rio Hondo League championship, the La Cañada girls' varsity volleyball team was hoping for a CIF title, but that was not to be. The visiting Bulldogs stops the Spartans' advance in the CIF Division II-A playoffs with a 3-1 quarterfinals win last Saturday. La Cañada finished 15-10 on the season. Pasadena won the first game, 25-20, the Spartans took the second contest, 26-24, but the Bulldogs came back to capture the third and fourth games, 25-19 and 25-21.
September 21, 2006
Teri Barton , a successful real estate consultant in Pasadena, has recently joined the Keller Williams Realty Pasadena Market Center. Barton has an extensive background in residential sales in the San Gabriel Valley and has been in the real estate industry for four years. Her success has been built by referrals and with the continual support and service she provides for her clients and in the community. She is involved in local organizations such as the San Marino City Club, chamber of commerce, the Spiritual Guild of the Los Angeles Childrens Hospital and is an executive board member of HEH Middle School in San Marino and a member of the Tournament of Roses Association.
June 22, 2006
Kirsten Fossan Newquist of La Cañada has been named to the Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Pasadena. Newquist is vice-president of Copia Associates, a private investment firm based in San Ramon. She has also been vice-president of corporate development for Ancora Capital and Management Group, San Fernando. She received her bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Stanford University and her MBA from UCLA's Anderson School. She and her husband are the parents of four children.