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By Mary O’Keefe | April 3, 2008
Members of the Montrose Search and Rescue Team and Crescenta Valley Sheriff?s Station spent last week climbing a frozen waterfall. ?Yes, a frozen waterfall,? said rescue team member Mike Leum. The exercise was a continuation in the team?s ice rescue training. According to Leum, seven members of the team and station traveled on March 26-27 to Lee Vining Canyon, near Tioga Pass and Yosemite National Park. For two days they trained in vertical ice response. They were outfitted in boots with ice clamps, extreme weather clothing and all the equipment needed for the climb.
NEWS
October 24, 2012
A hiker stranded in Eaton Canyon was rescued from a cliff by a Los Angeles County Fire Dept. rescue helicopter Wednesday afternoon. Officer Charles Youngstrom of the Altadena Sheriff's station said that the hiker was uninjured, but had gotten stuck on the cliff up near the second waterfall in the Altadena canyon at around 1 p.m. The Altadena Mountain Rescue Team and Pasadena Fire Dept. also assisted with the rescue operation. Youngstrom said that the helicopter extraction was completed at around 2:30 p.m., and the hiker was released at Eaton Canyon with only minor injuries.
BUSINESS
June 28, 2007
With a potential for expansion, this charming three bedroom, two bath home sits on a beautiful 10,808 square foot lot in La Cañada Flintridge. Many upgrades include copper re-pipe, a new roof, an upgraded electrical panel and recessed lighting throughout. Stunning solid oak floors are in the living areas and top line Fabrica carpeting is in all of the bedrooms. Crown molding, wainscoting and a pewter chandelier are among the features. All windows have been enhanced with custom treatments such as wood blinds, soft shades and curtains.
BUSINESS
December 7, 2006
Stunningly beautiful, this newly constructed house features a half-circular driveway w/formal double entry, formal living room and dining room, circular office, separate laundry room and guest/maid suite. A sensational kitchen that boasts granite countertops, top-of-the-line appliances, center island, breakfast area and bar. The family room features a granite fireplace, built-in shelves/cupboards, a wetbar with wine cellar on the other side. Second floor landing has a sitting area w/a balcony.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 29, 2006
Architect Alfred A. Jausen built the mid-century architectural marvel at 3740 Hampstead Road for himself. It is situated on a premier view lot of about half an acre in the Flintridge hills with breathtaking views of the San Gabriel mountains and glittering lights of Los Angeles' downtown skyline. An entertainer's dream, every room has walls of glass with sliders opening onto lush park-like grass yards and custom Pebble Tek pool designed by legendary pool builder BF Perry. From the classic mid-century entry with waterfall feature, rock stepping stones and one-of-a-kind cast art glass front door, this four-bedroom, three-bath home has been meticulously redesigned with mid-century details.
BUSINESS
February 1, 2007
A semi-circular driveway sets the tone for this newly constructed, top-of-the-line home in La Cañada. As you step into the formal double entry, your eyes will be drawn up to the two-tiered chandelier and painted glass window. The formal living room is kept warm and inviting with a fireplace that is showcased by an ornate, wooden mantel. The formal dining room is large and accented by inviting windows. Rich wood paneling and floors can be found in the circular office.
BUSINESS
January 18, 2007
Nestled under majestic deodars on a fabulous street in La Cañada Flintridge, this home was remodeled in 2000. It offers four bedrooms and three baths. It features hardwood floors, crown moldings, built-in bookcases, and custom fireplaces in both the living room and family room. The formal dining room has one-of-a-kind stone flooring with inlaid mother of pearl. Arched windows and doorways showcase the main areas of home. The gourmet kitchen includes a center island, granite counters, built-in refrigerator, a work desk and a large eating area with a bay window that overlooks the lush, resort-like backyard.
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By Alfredo Santana | April 18, 2012
Spring is here, and that means hikers and recreation enthusiasts are about to hit the trails in and around the Angeles National Forest. Some will not make it out under their own power. On Tuesday, leaders of the agencies that rescue hikers hosted a safety meeting at Eaton Canyon Natural Area in Pasadena to warn about risks on the trails and the dangers of going off the trails. Eaton Canyon is a focus for first responders because 2011 saw a high number of injuries and incidents requiring crews to use helicopters to bring hikers to safety.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 14, 2011
For 12 months filmmaker/adventurer Karin Muller traveled from one end of Japan to the other, living among the people and exploring Japan’s ancient cultural heritage and its modern ways. Muller followed the dervish mountain cults as they undertook shamanistic austerities like fire walking, icy waterfall immersion and exorcism. She joined a samurai mounted archery team and learned how to handle a longbow on a galloping horse. She filmed the sacred art of sword making under a 24th generation master and made a 900-mile pilgrimage in the footsteps of Japan’s most famous saint.
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By Mary O’Keefe | April 3, 2008
Members of the Montrose Search and Rescue Team and Crescenta Valley Sheriff?s Station spent last week climbing a frozen waterfall. ?Yes, a frozen waterfall,? said rescue team member Mike Leum. The exercise was a continuation in the team?s ice rescue training. According to Leum, seven members of the team and station traveled on March 26-27 to Lee Vining Canyon, near Tioga Pass and Yosemite National Park. For two days they trained in vertical ice response. They were outfitted in boots with ice clamps, extreme weather clothing and all the equipment needed for the climb.
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