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By Ruth Longoria | May 29, 2008
Anticipation is keeping some folks anxiously waiting for what appears to be the nearing completion Town Center. But, apparently, looks can be deceiving ? and the project isn?t nearly as close to completion as the façade of the structures may appear, according to Town Center developer Darren Mattix. Despite this, names of several prospective tenants are floating around town ? and a few names have made it past the first stages of the city?s planning commission. The most prominent, at this point, being Chipotle Mexican Grill, which has only one more planned appearance to gain planning commission approval, said Fred Buss, senior planner for the city of La Cañada Flintridge.
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By Megan O’Neil | March 5, 2009
Local residents looking to spice up their culinary sensibilities now have a new dining option. The Garden Grill, a Persian-themed restaurant, opened at the north-west corner of Ocean View and Foothill boulevards last week. On Saturday, the La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce welcomed the new business to the community with a grand opening that included local city leaders and free food. Moe Abghary, a La Cañada resident and the owner of the new restaurant, said the city has been extremely welcoming of his endeavor.
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January 13, 2005
No arrests have been made after a Hispanic man robbed the La Cañada Flintridge McDonald's restaurant at gunpoint Sunday evening. The man entered the restaurant, located at 449 Foothill Blvd., around 6 p.m. and demanded the employees behind the counter put the money from the cash registers into a black plastic bag. "He let them see the gun," said Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Department Sgt. Victor Ibarra. "He didn't pull it out. He showed it to them." The man, who was described as being in his early- to late-20's wearing jeans and a brown zip-up hooded sweatshirt, left on foot with the bag of money.
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By Ruth Longoria | February 21, 2008
If you?re one of the many residents yearning for another alternative to fast food in this town, you may get your wish in about a year. A new restaurant with outdoor eating area is in the works for the old Texaco gas station site at 1975 Verdugo Blvd., La Cañada Flintridge. This is part of a 9,230-square-foot retail structure planned for the property. A new restaurant will be a welcome addition to the community, said La Cañada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Pat Anderson.
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By Tiffany Kelly, tiffany.kelly@latimes.com | August 28, 2013
After Jerry Uebel retired from his role as a Glendale community police officer in 2007, he mulled the idea of running a restaurant. Then he discovered WingStop, a Texas-based chain that specializes in chicken wings, which he thought would be a perfect fit for the area. Uebel and his business partner, Jay Hoehn, opened a store on Verdugo Boulevard in La Cañada earlier this month. “I grew up in this area,” said Uebel. “We have a lot of people coming in that know both of us.” The restaurant has been busy since it opened, he said.
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By Ruth Longoria | November 13, 2008
Got a craving for guacamole and chips? How about a burrito stuffed with steak, salsa, sour cream, beans and cheese, or some other combination of traditional Mexican fare? If you haven?t already visited the La Cañada Town Center?s new Chipotle Mexican Grill, this Friday, Nov. 14, might be the time to enjoy some great food and help raise money for the La Cañada High School Spartans in the process. The gourmet burrito restaurant ? which officially opened last week in La Cañada ?
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March 24, 2005
I am writing this note to commend the Pepe restaurant for having a fund-raiser pertinent to the longtime, 20-plus year employee, Pancho Guzman, who apparently, per the news article, was affected with malignant brain tumors and is without medical insurance. We would all pray that this treatment would be successful and his health will be restored. One wonders, however, how this person is without healthcare insurance, being a longterm employee of a restaurant, which appears to have been very successful over the years, at least from an economic standpoint.
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By Ruth Longoria | May 14, 2009
The doors are now open at Sakura Japanese steak, seafood and sushi bar restaurant in the La Cañada Town Center, and hundreds flocked to dine there in the past few days, despite the fact that the restaurant didn’t advertise and plans to officially open next week. “We were overwhelmed by the community,” said Charles Wee, co-owner of the restaurant, of the amazing numbers of diners in the four days since the restaurant had its pre-opening on Thursday night. “We turned on the lights, opened the doors and thought maybe five or 10 people would show up, so we would do a practice run. The question is, where did all the people come from and how did they know?
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By Mary O'Keefe | February 1, 2007
A sheriff's deputy was in an altercation this week with a suspect in front of the post office in La Cañada. According to Sgt. Ray Harley, a little before 11 a.m. Monday, a Glendale man, 39, allegedly approached a woman at the McDonald's fast food restaurant in La Cañada. He asked her if she was Armenian. When she said no, he spit on her and then left the restaurant. The woman called 911, then drove down Foothill Boulevard to see if she could locate the man. She saw him walking in front of the post office and flagged down a sheriff's vehicle, asking for help.
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February 5, 2014
Dish, Flintridge Proper and Taylor's Steakhouse restaurants in La Cañada will join some 40 other Pasadena-area restaurants in Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services' annual fundraiser, Dinners From the Heart on three upcoming nights, Feb. 25 through Feb. 27. Some of the venues will feature guest speakers. To participate in this event, locals are invited to visit www.hathaway-sycamores.org , select a date and choose from the participating restaurants. Then make a reservation by contacting Andi Sica at (626)
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By Tiffany Kelly, tiffany.kelly@latimes.com | September 5, 2013
Kate Hansen stood beside a table set up in Los Gringos Locos on Thursday night that showcased some of her most prized possessions: a pair of well-worn gloves with spiked fingertips, shoes that zip shut, a sled called a luge and Junior World Championship medals. Behind the table hung a photo of Hansen in a racing suit and beanie, posing in the snow. Hansen, 22, is a La Cañada High School graduate who began entering in luge competitions after being recruited more than a decade ago. A luge is a small, one- or two-person sled on which a racer rides face-up and feet-forward, but over which the racer has very little control beyond steering input applied by the racer's legs to the tips of the sled's runners.
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By Tiffany Kelly, tiffany.kelly@latimes.com | August 28, 2013
After Jerry Uebel retired from his role as a Glendale community police officer in 2007, he mulled the idea of running a restaurant. Then he discovered WingStop, a Texas-based chain that specializes in chicken wings, which he thought would be a perfect fit for the area. Uebel and his business partner, Jay Hoehn, opened a store on Verdugo Boulevard in La Cañada earlier this month. “I grew up in this area,” said Uebel. “We have a lot of people coming in that know both of us.” The restaurant has been busy since it opened, he said.
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May 30, 2013
La Cañada Flintridge May 19-20 Vehicle burglary: 4300 block of Beulah Drive, before 7:30 a.m. on March 20. Purse containing wallet, driver's license, credit cards and keys to a La Cañada bank were stolen from a locked vehicle. May 21-22 Burglary: 721 Foothill Blvd., before 8 a.m. on May 22. Employees at Doña Maria discovered that $200 in was cash missing from the restaurant when they opened. There was damage to the rear security door and pry marks were found on the cash register.
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By Tiffany Kelly, tiffany.kelly@latimes.com | April 24, 2013
On a recent Saturday night at Flintridge Proper, well-dressed couples and multi-generational families occasionally left their tables or bar stools to talk to people they knew across the room. The 3,000-square-foot La Cañada Flintridge bar and restaurant feels more like the inside of a neighbor's living room than a place that serves oysters and champagne cocktails. Two separate rooms evoke two different atmospheres - one a library with historic memorabilia and photos, the other a chic lounge with tall, custom-made chairs and bartenders in suspenders mixing up vintage cocktails.
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By Tiffany Kelly, tiffany.kelly@latimes.com | January 9, 2013
Restaurants looking to move into La Cañada Flintridge may be required to provide parking spaces based on the size of their operations, rather than a set number. Currently, eating and drinking establishments outside of the Foothill Boulevard area have at least 12 parking spaces. The rule is the same for all restaurants, from small fast-food joints to roomy sit-down restaurants. Planning officials don't think it makes sense. “So, even if it's a little hole in the wall, it has to have 12 spaces,” said Fred Buss, the city's Senior Planner, “and that's generally prohibitive in terms of trying to find a space in the city for a restaurant.” Members of the Planning Commission discussed a proposal Tuesday night to amend the law so restaurants would be required to provide 10 spaces per 1,000-square-feet of dining space.
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By Daniel Siegal, daniel.siegal@latimes.com | December 19, 2012
Diners looking for a nice sit-down meal in La Cañada Flintridge have a couple of options, but local entrepreneur Brady Caverly is betting that they are ready for one more. Caverly is in the final stages of launching Flintridge Proper, an upscale restaurant in the space formerly occupied by Los Gringos Locos on Foothill Boulevard. The La Cañada resident hopes to open by February. Caverly cleared a final procedural hurdle last week when the city Planning Commission voted 4 to 0 and approved his request to extend alcohol-sales hours, allowing Flintridge Proper to offer drinks as early as 7 a.m. and as late as 1 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
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September 22, 2012
La Cañada Flintridge Sept. 3 Identity theft: 300 block of Corona Drive, 9:13 a.m. A woman's PayPal account was used to order a $2,422 Apple laptop computer while she was out of town. The theft was discovered Sept. 17. Sept. 11 Burglary: 4500 block of Leata Lane, before 3:50 p.m. Kitchen door window smashed, four watches and Louis Vuitton purse, reported as worth $7,200 total, stolen from a home. The neighboring home was also burglarized. Two watches and an iPad 2 were taken.
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By Daniel Siegal, daniel.siegal@latimes.com | July 25, 2012
Two longtime La Cañada Flintridge businesses are going in different directions as they look out of town for more customers, with Dish restaurant expanding and Posh Accessories consolidating. Dish, a La Cañada mainstay for more than 10 years, plans to open a second restaurant in Thousand Oaks by mid-September. “La Cañada is a great place to do business in terms of wonderful environment, great people, wonderful community, but it's a little small,” owner Kevin Finch said. “It's 20,000 people.
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June 23, 2012
June 17 Battery: 2300 block of Foothill Boulevard, 8:15 p.m. A man was accosted and punched outside Sakana Japanese restaurant. The victim, a musician, was taking a break from performing at the restaurant when a man shouted and tried to punch him. The victim dodged the punch, but tripped and fell on his back, and the assailant punched him about 10 times. A bandmate bear-hugged the assailant and released him after his colleague was safely inside. The assailant walked away. Fraud: 475 Foothill Blvd., before 4 p.m. Two counterfeit $20 bills were used at Starbucks.
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