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By Veronica Rocha | October 22, 2009
A 25-year-old man pleaded not guilty in Pasadena Superior Court Monday to starting a small fire several days before and six miles north of where the Station fire began, officials said. Babatunsin Olukunle, who is a Nigerian national, was charged with one count of unlawfully causing a fire on forest land, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. Los Angeles County sheriff’s detectives had been looking for Olukunle to ask him questions about the Lady Bug fire, which occurred Aug. 20 and was named after the Lady Bug turnout on Angeles Crest Highway.
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SPORTS
September 16, 2004
Family and friends gathered at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy last Sunday for the inaugural Hall of Fame awards for alumnae athletes. Three graduates were inducted for their significant contributions to the thriving sports program at the all-girl Catholic high school. First to be inducted was Rhonda Razzano Cunningham from the Class of 1971, who played volleyball, softball and basketball. She was awarded "best athlete" all four years at Sacred Heart. "Everyone wanted Rhonda on their team," said friend and classmate Paula Orlandini.
NEWS
By Seth Amitin | August 14, 2008
LCHS class of 2000 alumnus and former Spartans? basketball player Nick Racklin has just accepted the position of head assistant basketball coach at Cal State Monterey Bay. For the past two years, Racklin has been the videographer and intern assistant coach for the men?s basketball team at University of California, Irvine. During that time, he earned his masters degree in coaching and athletic administration at Concordia University, Irvine. While attending UC Davis, Racklin coached the men?
NEWS
By Veronica Rocha | October 13, 2009
Los Angeles Country Sheriff’s homicide detectives are searching for a 25-year-old transient, wanted for questioning regarding a small fire that occurred in the same vicinity — but six days prior to — the deadly Station fire. Sheriff’s detectives want to talk to Babatunsin Olukunle about the smaller Lady Bug fire, named after the Lady Bug turnout on Angeles Crest Highway six miles north of the Station fire’s origin, sheriff’s spokesman Steve Whitmore said.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Nancy Turner | September 1, 2010
Q. My mom has Alzheimer's and sometimes she responds to music in a very positive way. How can I use this to best advantage for both of us? Recent research at UC Davis has confirmed what those caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's have known all along: Music can evoke vivid memories of a person's past. It has been proven that the region of the brain where memories of our past are stored and retrieved also serves as a hub that links familiar music, memories and emotion.
NEWS
By Veronica Rocha | October 15, 2009
Los Angeles Country Sheriff’s homicide detectives are searching for a 25-year-old transient, wanted for questioning regarding a small fire that occurred in the same vicinity — but six days prior to — the deadly Station fire. Sheriff’s detectives want to talk to Babatunsin Olukunle about the smaller Lady Bug fire, named after the Lady Bug turnout on Angeles Crest Highway six miles north of the Station fire’s origin, sheriff’s spokesman Steve Whitmore said.
FEATURES
March 18, 2010
Gallagher to present Tupper Awards in May David Gallagher , deputy director of the Astronomy and Physics Directorate at JPL, will present the annual Les Tupper Community Service Awards on Monday, May 10, in JPL?s von Karman Auditorium. All residents are invited to this annual event sponsored by the La Cañada Flintridge Coordinating Council . Gallagher will also provide an overview of JPL and the projects within the Astronomy and Physics Directorate Prior to his current assignment, Gallagher was project manager for the Space Interferometry Mission, a future program to study planets around other stars using two smaller separated telescopes in space to achieve the capability of a very large diameter telescope.
SPORTS
By Andrew Shortall, andrew.shortall@latimes.com | October 2, 2012
LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE - For the first time this season, the La Cañada High girls' volleyball team had both its standout outside hitters - Micaela Anderson and Kendall Walbrecht - in the lineup for a Rio Hondo League match with Monrovia at home Tuesday. Anderson returned to the lineup after she'd missed the previous four matches with an injury and helped La Cañada sweep the Wildcats, 25-19, 25-19, 25-10. The senior finished with eight kills, while Walbrecht added a team-high 14. “It feels really good [to be back]
NEWS
November 9, 2006
Peter Small, dressed as the 33rd president of the United States, Harry S. Truman, entertained members of the La Cañada Kiwanis Club on Nov. 1. Small, speaking in the first person as the president sometimes referred to as 'Haberdasher Harry,' discussed his life from his early years in Independence, Mo. through the many years in Washington, D.C. and finally his retirement back in Missouri. "Harry" discussed meeting and courting his wife "Bess," his military experience in World War I, and his introduction to politics through T.J. Pendergast, the Kansas City politician.
NEWS
February 5, 2009
Services are planned for 10 a.m. Sunday at St. George’s Episcopal Church in La Cañada for Jerry Healey, lifelong announcer, lover of all things Irish, and genuine, kind-hearted Good Guy, who died peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 3, at City of Hope. Born in Scranton, Pa., in 1932, Healey began his career in Philadelphia when a scout came to his elementary school classroom and auditioned youngsters for a children’s serial radio show, “The Magic Lady.” All the boys in the cast wore knickers except Eddie Fisher, whose mother allowed long pants.
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