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December 31, 2010
Glenn R. Watson, a lawyer who was instrumental in the formation of the cities of Rancho Palos Verdes, Cerritos, Industry, Carson, and who served as city attorney for many cities throughout Southern California for 50 years, died Dec. 26. He was 93. His law firm, Richards, Watson & Gershon, was formed in 1954 with the late state Sens. Richard Richards and Robert G. Beverly, and became known as a leading municipal law firm in California. Watson's first city incorporation was the city of Dairy Valley, whose boosters claimed the city had "3,500 people, 35,000 cows.
NEWS
By Mary O’Keefe | December 20, 2007
Five accidents occurred on Angeles Crest Highway Sunday, all within two hours of each other and in the same area, near mile marker 46, a California Highway Patrol spokesperson said. “One was a vehicle and four of the accidents involved motorcycles,” said Officer Todd Workman. According to Workman, no injuries were reported in any of the five accidents on Sunday. The first accident occurred at 10:10 a.m. and involved a vehicle driven by a 52-year-old man from Tustin who lost control of his Nissan.
SPORTS
November 2, 2006
Both the Flintridge Prep boys' and girls' cross country teams won Prep League championships last Thursday at Pierce College in the final league meet. The boys' team, led by Paul Weitekamp and Navjit, who finished first (16:24) and second (16:28), respectively, in the three-mile course won their 15th league title in arrow. A total of five Rebels crossed the finish line in the top nine positions. The Rebels, who are ranked third in the state in CIF Division V, finished with 25 points, easily outdistancing second place Rancho Palos Verdes who had 49 points.
NEWS
March 6, 2008
Katie Melane Eyster and Brian Michael Spinelli were united in marriage last July 21 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in San Pedro. Following the wedding ceremony a dinner and dance reception was held at Palos Verdes Country Club in Palos Verdes Estates. Katie is the daughter of Richard and Cindy Eyster of La Cañada Flintridge. She is a 1999 graduate of La Cañada High School and a 2003 cum laude graduate of Loyola Marymount University School of Film and Television, where she earned her bachelor of arts degree in film production.
SPORTS
October 26, 2006
Visiting Rancho Palos Verdes Chadwick scored in every quarter in its Prep League game against Flintridge Prep last Saturday afternoon at Maranatha High and came away with a 24-7 victory. The Rebels, who fell to 3-3 overall and to 1-1 in league, will host Arcadia Rio Hondo Prep in their Homecoming game on Saturday at La Cañada High at 7 p.m. Prep will need to regroup quickly as the Kares will be coming into the contest with a 6-0 mark. The Dolphins, who improved to 6-1 overall and to 1-1 in league, scored a touchdown in the first quarter on a 35-yard pass from Andy Magee to Nico Weaver.
SPORTS
November 2, 2006
The Flintridge Prep varsity football squad has had an up and down season in 2006. The Rebels are capable of winning big and losing big. In their last two Prep League games, they haven't put up too much resistance against their opponents. Prep was downed 24-7 by visiting Rancho Palos Verdes Chadwick two weeks ago and last Saturday fell to visiting Arcadia Rio Hondo Prep, 33-3. The Kares' defeat dropped the Rebels to 3-4 overall and to 1-2 in league. They will travel to Pasadena Poly this Saturday for a 2 p.m. league contest.
NEWS
January 13, 2005
A former La Cañada Flintridge resident, who lived 96 full years up to her hospitalization, has died. She was Lillian "Ilka" Henney, who passed away on Jan. 7 at Glendale Adventist Medical Center. She had been admitted after transferring from a convalescent hospital due to her worsening condition. It had been her second admittance to the hospital since she fell on Oct. 17 and broke her hip following the worship service at the Episcopalian Church of the Angels, Pasadena, where she had been a regular member.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Ruth Longoria | April 16, 2009
With the economy not doing so well lately, many are putting off their dream vacations, at least for the time being. Not so, for those preferring to take this week’s armchair trip with the Kiwanis Club of La Cañada’s Travel Adventures. The tiny island of Corsica, which sits in the Ligurian sea, about 60 miles off the coast of Italy, and the Italian and French Rivieras will be the destination for Saturday night’s guided tour. Traveling to Corsica via the Kiwanis Club Travel Adventures costs $8 and begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, at Flintridge Preparatory School auditorium, at the corner of Foothill Boulevard and Crown Avenue in La Cañada.
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