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By Mary O'Keefe | February 14, 2009
            Glendale Police are asking for the public’s help with any information concerning a hit and run accident that occurred in La Crescenta early Friday evening, Feb. 13.             According to Lt. Carl Povilaitis, a 26-year-old man in an electric wheelchair was crossing New York Avenue just south of Foothill Boulevard about 6:30 p.m. on Friday when a vehicle that was turning south off Foothill Boulevard...
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By Mary O’Keefe | May 28, 2009
La Cañada High School math teacher Joey Mearig went back to school on Tuesday as a member of an elite group of athletes that completed the Los Angeles Marathon. “This will be my first time,” Mearig said before Monday’s marathon. “I will be doing it on a hand cycle in the wheelchair section.” About eight years ago, Mearig suffered a spinal cord injury from a mountain bicycle accident that left him paralyzed from the chest down and his arms are also partially paralyzed.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Nancy Turney | September 7, 2011
Q: Now that I no longer drive, what are the resources for transportation? I am able to walk without assistance but I have a friend in La Crescenta who uses a wheelchair. Are there resources for her? The three major transportation resources in addition to taxis are the Beeline, Dial-A-Ride and ACCESS Services. This week I will explain the Beeline and Dial-A-Ride and will explain ACCESS Services next week. The Beeline is a bus that travels along Foothill Blvd and into Glendale.
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By Daniel Siegal, daniel.siegal@latimes.com | January 12, 2012
Two basketball teams raced around the court - on wheels - at the Flintridge Prep gym Saturday, as the Rebels hosted the wheelchair basketball team from the Rancho Los Amigos rehabilitation center in Downey. Six athletes from Rancho Los Amigos were cheered on by a crowd of about 50, made up of parents as well as Flintridge athletes and teachers who took turns getting into wheelchairs and joining the game. For Mandy Artukovich Viole, who grew up in La Cañada and now lives in Glendale, it was a special chance to have her son Matthew, 14, compete within the community.
FEATURES
June 4, 2009
Q. What are my resources for transportation? I am able to walk without assistance but my friend in La Crescenta uses a wheelchair. Are there resources for her? What are my resources for transportation? I am able to walk without assistance but my friend in La Crescenta uses a wheelchair. Are there resources for her? ? Patty, La Crescenta ? Last week I explained Dial-A-Ride, this week I will explain Access Paratransit and how the two services differ. Whereas Dial-A-Ride is available to anyone over the age of 60 or disabled by filling out a short form, the Access application includes an interview.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Nancy Turney | June 8, 2011
Q. I miss not being able to travel due to my limitations. Is it possible for me to still take trips? Yes, travel is accessible for many people with physical limitations. The idea of planning and taking a trip may be daunting and stressful for some. However, once broken down into specific categories and questions, the task is not only manageable, but also produces fruitful and satisfying results. For starters, plan your trip carefully and in advance. Check your medical insurance policy to be certain that you are adequately covered.
NEWS
September 17, 2009
Del Mar Road in Montrose — A 2006 Cadillac Escalade was stolen in the 2300 block between 3-5 a.m. on Sept. 8. Alta Canyada in La Cañada — Items, including a wedding ring, were stolen from a residence in the 4900 block between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Sept. 8. Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada — $12 was stolen from the Jiffy Lube in the 2300 block at 12:20 a.m. Sept. 8. Ramsdell Avenue in La Crescenta — A wallet was stolen from a locked vehicle parked on the corner of Ramsdell and Encinal avenues between 9 and 9:55 p.m. on Sept.
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By Daniel Siegal, daniel.siegal@latimes.com | January 12, 2012
Two basketball teams raced around the court - on wheels - at the Flintridge Prep gym Saturday, as the Rebels hosted the wheelchair basketball team from the Rancho Los Amigos rehabilitation center in Downey. Six athletes from Rancho Los Amigos were cheered on by a crowd of about 50, made up of parents as well as Flintridge athletes and teachers who took turns getting into wheelchairs and joining the game. For Mandy Artukovich Viole, who grew up in La Cañada and now lives in Glendale, it was a special chance to have her son Matthew, 14, compete within the community.
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ENTERTAINMENT
By Nancy Turney | September 7, 2011
Q: Now that I no longer drive, what are the resources for transportation? I am able to walk without assistance but I have a friend in La Crescenta who uses a wheelchair. Are there resources for her? The three major transportation resources in addition to taxis are the Beeline, Dial-A-Ride and ACCESS Services. This week I will explain the Beeline and Dial-A-Ride and will explain ACCESS Services next week. The Beeline is a bus that travels along Foothill Blvd and into Glendale.
NEWS
By Mary O’Keefe | May 28, 2009
La Cañada High School math teacher Joey Mearig went back to school on Tuesday as a member of an elite group of athletes that completed the Los Angeles Marathon. “This will be my first time,” Mearig said before Monday’s marathon. “I will be doing it on a hand cycle in the wheelchair section.” About eight years ago, Mearig suffered a spinal cord injury from a mountain bicycle accident that left him paralyzed from the chest down and his arms are also partially paralyzed.
NEWS
By Mary O'Keefe | February 14, 2009
            Glendale Police are asking for the public’s help with any information concerning a hit and run accident that occurred in La Crescenta early Friday evening, Feb. 13.             According to Lt. Carl Povilaitis, a 26-year-old man in an electric wheelchair was crossing New York Avenue just south of Foothill Boulevard about 6:30 p.m. on Friday when a vehicle that was turning south off Foothill Boulevard...
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