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By Megan O’Neil | March 18, 2010
Local agencies have until April 7 to file for federal reimbursement of costs related to recent rain storms and subsequent debris flows, officials said Wednesday. The announcement came during an information session on Wednesday that was hosted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and attended by dozens of representatives from agencies across Los Angeles County. “I can’t emphasize enough,” said Michael Baldwin, a FEMA public assistance officer. “If for some reason this is not in by April 7, we don’t have any provisions to provide any kind of assistance.
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NEWS
August 26, 2004
Rep. David Dreier and his kind in Congress continue to surrender American sovereignty to over 2,000,000 illegal aliens invading our country per year from Mexico, and lie to us that their puny legislative actions can protect our borders. Dreier's recent mailer boasts that he supports a 11% FY2005 budget increase for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the division of Homeland Security responsible for enforcing U.S. immigration laws in America's interior. Such a miniscule increase is intended to hide the pitiful under-funding of ICE, an agency designed to fail.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 13, 2005
The Claremont Winds, an adult community concert band based in Claremont, has created a scholarship program for high school wind and percussion musicians in the greater Los Angeles area. Contestants will apply via audition on tape or CD; finalists will be invited to a live audition. The top three will receive cash awards totaling $1,000, and the number-one choice will play a solo with the Winds at their spring concert. To be eligible, contestants must be a member of their high school band or orchestra in Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino or Riverside counties.
NEWS
By Joe Piasecki, joe.piasecki@latimes.com | June 28, 2011
A proposal by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission to include La Cañada Flintridge and neighboring Foothills communities in a new state Assembly District that would stretch all the way to San Bernardino County has sparked concerns that the city could lose some of its pull in Sacramento. Currently, La Cañada is part of the 44th Assembly District, which also includes Pasadena, South Pasadena, Altadena, Arcadia and Temple City. The proposed future San Gabriel Mountain Foothills District, which includes much of the Angeles National Forest, stretches much further east.
NEWS
By Megan O’Neil | December 24, 2009
Michael Peevey, president of the California Public Utilities Commission and husband of state Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge), was reappointed to his post last week for another six-year term. The appointment came just one week after the state Senate refused to hold a hearing to reappoint Peevey?s fellow commissioner, Rachelle Chong, who had come under fire from consumer groups for her efforts to deregulate phone services. Opponents of the proposal argued it could be detrimental to low-income residents.
NEWS
January 18, 2007
Monday, Jan. 15 500 block of Castle Road , LCF, someone entered an unlocked vehicle that was parked in front of a man's residence. Several items were stolen from the floor of the vehicle including a television combination player. Saturday, Jan. 13 3115 E. Foothill Blvd. in LCR, a 25-year-old man from Tujunga entered the Wherehouse and allegedly sold several CDs that were later suspected of being stolen. 1700 block of Bonita Drive , LCF, a resident reported that she received a letter from AFNI, Inc. stating that over $2,000 was owed due to a Verizon cell phone that was registered in her name.
NEWS
By Charles Cooper | March 22, 2007
La Cañada's soundwall study to reduce noise generated by increasing traffic on the 210 Freeway has finally been approved by the state department of transportation, and the city is continuing its effort to find sources of funding for the project, city officials said this week. The funding picture remains a challenge, however, as the city was officially informed last week that $500,000 requested by Rep. David Dreier (R-San Dimas) is not in the federal budget. A Dreier aide explained that the congressman had put the money into a continuing resolution for federal transit funding.
NEWS
January 10, 2008
That was an incredible rainstorm we had over the weekend. Our parched earth certainly did need it. The colder temps brought snow to our mountaintops, which is always a beautiful sight. Driving east on the 210 Freeway and seeing the bright white snow-laden Mt. Baldy and Mount San Gorgonio (?Old Greyback? as the California natives call it) in the far distance was very impressive. Just for you trivia lovers ? Mount San Gorgonio, located in the San Bernardino National Forest, is Southern California?
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