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By Ruth Longoria | June 11, 2009
They don’t taste just like chicken, but the serpents taking over Descanso Gardens this Sunday are guaranteed to make your mouth water if you’re a fan of classic Cobra Roadsters. Descanso Gardens will hold its first ever Cobra Roadster Show — Serpents in the Gardens — from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. inside the gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive in La Cañada. The show will feature 14 classic Cobra cars, as well as activities for children and adults, including a “snake hunt” where kids can answer trivia questions and win one of the about 350 Hot Wheels car prizes, and a reptile show by Joe Python and the Reptile Family, beginning at 1 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and students, $3 for children ages 5 to 12, and free for children 4 years old and younger.
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October 2, 2008
Ten Years Ago Parties who were perhaps fed up with the difficulty La Cañada Properties was experiencing in developing the Sport Chalet shopping center posted for several hours a bogus sign that proclaimed the land at the intersection of Foothill and Angeles Crest Highway had been sold to K-mart. The pranksters placed an anonymous call to the Valley Sun the night before the sign was posted, advising the editor to send a reporter to cover important news breaking the next morning.
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February 8, 2014
Following a report of a car careening off the side of the Angeles Crest Highway on Friday night, a second car was reported to have swerved about 30 feet over the side of the connector from the 210 east to the Angeles Crest Highway this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. [UPDATE 11:20 a.m.] The California Highway Patrol received a call shortly after 11 a.m. about a sports car that went over the side of the connector. The parties were out of the vehicle. On Friday night, a driver and two passengers were transported to hospitals for minor injuries after their car swerved about 150 feet off the Angeles Crest Highway at 9 p.m. on Friday, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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February 16, 2006
The Boy Scout Council of Verdugo Hills, consisting of many dedicated members, active participants and enthusiastic outside supporters, is literally "going aloft into the wild blue yonder" with its "Taking Flight" theme this year for the Council's major 32nd Annual Big Strike Auction Dinner at the Castaways Restaurant on Friday, March 10, starting at 6 p.m. Council Executive Director Jon Maeda reminds everyone "The Annual Big Strike Auction is...
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January 12, 2006
The Verdugo Hills Boy Scout Council has appointed a highly experienced and well respected previous regional Council leader as its new executive director. Born in Los Angeles and raised in Pasadena/Glendale, Jon Maeda with a lifetime in Scouting first became field director of the Verdugo Hills Council in 1994 and now returns as its chief executive leader. With parents heavily involved in Scouting programs, Jon Maeda along with his two brothers all became Eagle Scouts with Troup 41. Jon attended and graduated from San Jose State, earning a bachelor of science in criminal justice.
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By Lynn Duvall | August 30, 2007
School starts next Tuesday in La Cañada?s public school system. In a recent interview, La Cañada High School Principal Damon Dragos said he compares notes with his colleagues at other schools and likens his school to a high-performance sports car. A parent to small children, he decided at the beginning of his career that he preferred the ease of communicating with young adults. Dragos shares both a campus and a ?hand?s on? style of administration with Wendy Sinnette, principal of La Cañada High School 7/8 (the district?
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March 2, 2006
Excitement continues to mount along with Auction Dinner ticket sales at the Boy Scout Council of Verdugo Hills with the announcement of newly added entertainment and talent for its 32nd Annual Big Strike Auction 2006 fundraiser on Friday, March 10, starting at 6 p.m. In addition to its usual event at the Castaways Restaurant, featuring more than 200 silent as well as live auction items along with the limited raffle of a brand new 2006 Acura RSX...
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By Mary O’Keefe | September 27, 2007
The NextFest festival, sponsored by Wired magazine, is a celebration of what?s coming next in areas including space exploration, entertainment, environment and transportation. As visitors entered the exhibition earlier this month they were greeted with the soothing musical sound of a harp. At closer look found that, although the sound was familiar, the sight was much different. Two pipes, one at the top of the structure the other at the bottom, have red laser lights embedded into them.
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February 8, 2014
Following a report of a car careening off the side of the Angeles Crest Highway on Friday night, a second car was reported to have swerved about 30 feet over the side of the connector from the 210 east to the Angeles Crest Highway this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. [UPDATE 11:20 a.m.] The California Highway Patrol received a call shortly after 11 a.m. about a sports car that went over the side of the connector. The parties were out of the vehicle. On Friday night, a driver and two passengers were transported to hospitals for minor injuries after their car swerved about 150 feet off the Angeles Crest Highway at 9 p.m. on Friday, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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ENTERTAINMENT
By Ruth Longoria | June 11, 2009
They don’t taste just like chicken, but the serpents taking over Descanso Gardens this Sunday are guaranteed to make your mouth water if you’re a fan of classic Cobra Roadsters. Descanso Gardens will hold its first ever Cobra Roadster Show — Serpents in the Gardens — from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. inside the gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive in La Cañada. The show will feature 14 classic Cobra cars, as well as activities for children and adults, including a “snake hunt” where kids can answer trivia questions and win one of the about 350 Hot Wheels car prizes, and a reptile show by Joe Python and the Reptile Family, beginning at 1 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and students, $3 for children ages 5 to 12, and free for children 4 years old and younger.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 2, 2008
Ten Years Ago Parties who were perhaps fed up with the difficulty La Cañada Properties was experiencing in developing the Sport Chalet shopping center posted for several hours a bogus sign that proclaimed the land at the intersection of Foothill and Angeles Crest Highway had been sold to K-mart. The pranksters placed an anonymous call to the Valley Sun the night before the sign was posted, advising the editor to send a reporter to cover important news breaking the next morning.
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