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May 18, 2006
Hollywood's legendary El Capitan Theatre gets its 80th anniversary off to a flying start with a special two-week engagement of Disney's Oscar-winning animated classic, "Dumbo," from May 25 through June 7. "Dumbo" is celebrating its 65th birthday this year, and a new deluxe "Big Top Edition" DVD release of the film is scheduled for June 6. The El Capitan Theatre is at 6838 Hollywood Blvd. For this engagement, a pristine new transfer of the film was made, and it will be digitally projected for an enhanced theatrical experience.
By Jane Napier Neely | December 8, 2005
Members of the community were saddened to learn of the death of longtime La Cañadan Cardon "Card" Walker who led The Walt Disney Company for 15 years after the death of Walt Disney and that of his brother and co-founder Roy O. Disney. Walker died peacefully in his sleep at his La Canada Flintridge home on Nov. 29 at the age of 89 of congestive heart failure. Not only did Walker leave his signature throughout the world as a Disney leader but also in the foothill area with his involvement as one of the founding board members of Verdugo Hills Hospital.
September 2, 2004
Sept. 17, 1916-Aug. 25, 2004 Former longtime La Cañadan John Elias Ramsey, 87, who most recently lived in Palm Desert, died Aug. 25, 2004 in Rancho Mirage. He was born Sept. 17, 1916 to James Campbell Ramsey and Sara Ramsey in Youngwood, Pa. He married Dorothy May Briere, on Aug. 17, 1947, in Las Vegas. John was chief of material for the advanced development program, better known as "The Skunk Works" at Lockheed Aircraft. He was a member of the University of Southern California Alumni Trojan Club, the Lockheed Stardusters, the Portola Men's Golf Association and the Palm Desert Shrine.
April 26, 2007
Artists and artisans will display their latest creations in a fabulous secluded Altadena garden at the semi-annual event Art on Palm on Saturday, May 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at 1239 E. Palm Street in Altadena. The one-day-only show and sale features ceramics, drawings, fabric, glass, jewelry, metal works, mixed media, paintings and woodcarvings. Participating artists include Erica Batchelder, Virginia Cartwright, Cathy Reichel-Clark, Catherine M. S. Cowles, Ellen Dinerman, Mary Jane Elgin, Mary Hammond, Beverly Jones, Diane Kolde, Ron Lawrenz, Piri Mee, Simeone Novello, Di Yamamoto Skowron, Anne Sears, Winnie Spracher, Kathleen Swaydan, Chris Vanderlei, Bruce Wilson, and Lucia Yang.
By Jane Napier Neely | June 24, 2004
Earl Williams, 93, a long retired insurance broker, sat at his dining room table at his home on Baptiste Way, thumbing through a voluminous file of correspondence and copies of insurance policies that reflect a long business association he had with the late President Ronald Reagan. He reminisced about his first meeting with Reagan, a budding actor at the apartment of some mutual friends. "I had just come to California from Iowa with my new bride, Winnie. Several of my buddies also moved at the same time that we did. We all lived near each other on Western and San Marino avenues in Los Angeles.
By Seth Amitin | June 18, 2009
As if the Hindu God of fortune Vishnu were watching over La Cañada, the skies have finally parted and just in time for La Cañada’s Beach Bus schedule to start up. The Beach Bus, the summer-long, city-sponsored round-trip to the beach via bus, begins this week, starting this Tuesday,June 23, and continuing until Sept. 7. It will run every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with a special Labor Day trip. The bus will pick up at Memorial Park at 9:15 a.m. and drops off at Santa Monica Pier, with the return trip leaving from Santa Monica Pier at 3:30 p.m. “The city of La Cañada and the county of Los Angeles has provided this for the community,” said Carl Alameda, senior management analyst with the city of La Cañada Flintridge, “and our ridership has increased every year.
By Jane Napier Neely | December 26, 2012
Poof, in a blink of an eye Santa and his magical day has evaporated. Of course the toys that he brought will be played with each day throughout the year. The little children in my family were bedazzled as they placed the cookies they had baked from their great-grandmother's recipe on little plates for Santa. They also left food for the reindeer on Christmas Eve. They could hardly go to sleep, they were so excited. Of course they were awake at the crack of dawn wanting to storm the Christmas tree to see what presents the jolly old man had left for them.
September 7, 2011
Throughout the years that I have written “Thoughts from Dr. Joe,” I've tried to find words from the heart, trusting that my perspectives would resonate with my readers. I've not taken this charge lightly and consequently craft every sentence hoping to leave a message. Attempting to write thoughts regarding the anniversary of 9/11, I struggled for a thesis, some unifying perspective whereby I could find clarity and report that after 10 years, there is light at the end of the tunnel.
April 12, 2010
CITY COUNCIL - 1st and 3rd Mondays, 7:00 p.m. Home Business Mayor Laura Olhasso, Mayor Pro Tem Don Voss, Councilman Greg Brown, Councilman Dave Spence," Councilman Steve Del Guercio, City Manager Mark Alexander, PLANNING COMMISSION - 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. Chair Michael E. Cahill 1966 Lombardy Drive (818) 236-2701 (213)
November 27, 2008
ACTIVITIES Group Swim Lessons — Sign ups through Dec. 5 . Group swim lessons will be held in the month of December at the Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA. The Monday/Wednesday session will run from Dec. 1-17. The dailies session, which is five times a week for two weeks, will run from Dec. 1-12. Times for group swim lessons are determined by the age bracket of the student. For additional information and fees, contact the CCY Aquatics Director Heather Wilson at (818)
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