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June 12, 2008
The La Cañada 10-year-old baseball tournament team made it to the semifinals at a baseball tournament held Memorial weekend in Irvine. The team ended up beating the Irvine Blue, Mission Viejo and Newport to get to the semifinals. With the championship game on the line, the team faced Placentia and lost narrowly, 12-11 in extra innings. Placentia went on to win the championship. The team will host its own La Cañada tournament for area teams in the 10-year-old group June 27-29.
NEWS
August 30, 2013
A Placentia woman who had been missing for 10 days was found alive and in good physical condition by Montrose Search and Rescue workers on Friday in the Angeles National Forest above La Cañada Flintridge. Rescue workers found Shameca Lewis Johnson, 24, in the Switzer Falls area at about 10:45 a.m., according to a statement by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The search in the forest started Thursday evening after a hiker reported seeing a woman matching Johnson's description, was postponed after nightfall and resumed Friday morning.
FEATURES
August 13, 2009
Guy Silliman recently married Michelle Little. The wedding ceremony took place at St. Bede the Venerable Catholic Church in La Cañada Flintridge and the officiant was Monsignor James Gehl. A reception held at Annandale Golf Club in Pasadena included many out-of-town guests as well as friends and family of the honored couple. Michelle is the daughter of Ann Little of Anaheim Hills and Dennis Little of Las Vegas. She is a graduate of El Dorado High School in Placentia and University of Southern California.
NEWS
By Joe Piasecki and Daniel Siegal | August 31, 2013
A Placentia woman who had been missing for 10 days was found alive and in good physical condition by Montrose Search and Rescue workers on Friday in the Angeles National Forest above La Cañada Flintridge. Rescue workers found Shameca Lewis Johnson, 24, in the Switzer Falls area at about 10:45 a.m., according to a statement by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The search in the forest started Thursday evening after a hiker reported seeing a woman matching Johnson's description.
SPORTS
November 19, 2009
VALENCIA ? La Cañada girls? tennis lost to the defending CIF Southern Section Division III champions Valencia Placentia, 12-6, last Thursday, effectively ending their season. The Antonoplis sisters, Alex and Missy, led the team on the doubles? side, winning two matches, 4-6, 6-3, 6-0. This was the last time the two will play together for La Cañada as Alex will graduate at the end of the year. Likewise, Jennifer Seo and Linnea Frazier played their final match together?Jennifer is graduating?
SPORTS
July 16, 2009
The La Cañada Flintridge (LCF) U16 softball team finished fifth out of 18 teams in the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) “B” State Championship, held in Palmdale last weekend. The team is comprised of juniors and sophomores from Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, Flintridge Prep and La Cañada High School, who joined together shortly after the conclusion of CIF playoffs in May to extend their competitive softball season. After finishing second in the North Torrance 15th annual Summer Slam tournament, LCF took second place in the ASA “B” Western District tournament held in Oxnard, however shortstop/pitcher Stephanie Bathke broke her wrist in a base-running mishap, ending her season on the field.
NEWS
January 12, 2006
Note... It seems this is a good time, a "new year," to think of long time friends, right? Anyhow, it is a "good" for me. We met Barney and Ruth Bitting and their pet "Hermie" on the Rincon Parkway along the ocean in Ventura and became instant friends. They live in Placentia so it is quite a drive for them. We surely enjoyed meeting up with them so many times and would listen to Barney's adventures during Happy Hours in our trailer while gazing at the ocean waves. This is an article that his wife, Ruthie sent us, titled, WHO'S THAT LADY?
SPORTS
By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | October 31, 2013
TEMPLE CITY - After sweeping through some established competition to win her first Rio Hondo League crown, Ally McKenzie said she wasn't pleased with her overall play. Most players would probably be delighted losing just three games. Not so for McKenzie, a junior singles player on the La Cañada High girls' tennis team. PHOTOS: Rio Hondo League girls' tennis finals “I just feel like I had an off-day,” said the top-seeded McKenzie, who recorded a 6-0, 6-3 victory against second-seeded Joy Huang of Temple City in the league final Thursday at Live Oak Park.
SPORTS
By Charles Rich, charles.rich@latimes.com | October 22, 2013
LA CAÑADA - After a rough week in which they lost a couple of matches, the members of the La Cañada High girls' looked to get back on track. With Ally McKenzie on board, the Spartans took care of business quickly Tuesday. McKenzie lost just one game in sweeping her three sets to power host La Cañada to a 12-6 Rio Hondo League victory against Temple City. The Spartans had come off consecutive losses last week to San Marino, the defending CIF Southern Section Division II champion, and Valencia Valencia.
SPORTS
By Jeff Tully, jeff.tully@latimes.com | August 25, 2010
Being a celebrated middle-distance runner, one might think Greg Dotson would cringe at the mention of running long-distance races. Moreover, it would be expected that the Burbank High standout would shudder at the suggestion of taking to the track as a sprinter. However, Dotson, who just finished his senior season, is a rare breed. Not only does the champion 800-meter runner actually enjoy distance running, he also jumps at the chance to compete in the sprints. "I really got more into the [1,600]
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June 12, 2008
The La Cañada 10-year-old baseball tournament team made it to the semifinals at a baseball tournament held Memorial weekend in Irvine. The team ended up beating the Irvine Blue, Mission Viejo and Newport to get to the semifinals. With the championship game on the line, the team faced Placentia and lost narrowly, 12-11 in extra innings. Placentia went on to win the championship. The team will host its own La Cañada tournament for area teams in the 10-year-old group June 27-29.
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