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  • Leader Editorial: Discipline rule makes little sense

    A member of the state Assembly, Roger Dickinson (D-Sacramento) successfully carried a bill through legislation this year that he hopes will put the brakes on school officials who excessively take advantage of a portion of state education code that allows them to suspend students for willful defiance.
  • School bill is labeled 'lunacy'

    A bill that prohibits school administrators from expelling students if they willfully defy educators, set to take effect next year, was panned by Burbank school officials last week. Introduced by Assemblyman Roger Dickinson (D-Sacramento), the bill...

    Leash patrol puts owners on notice

    Leash patrol puts owners on notice
    A few times each week, La Cañada dog owner Scott Heaton grabs a leash and heads for the city's Cross Town Trail with companion Sole, an 8-year-old retriever, in tow. He wouldn't think of doing anything differently, like walking Sole without a leash, for...

    Gatto discusses legislation, water bond during town hall forum

    Letting local voters know he’s listening, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) made La Cañada Flintridge a destination on the campaign trail on the night of Oct. 9, speaking at a town hall forum at the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA in advance of the Nov....

    School officials revise safety plans

    When school was in session at Walt Disney Elementary between August 2013 and June 2014, roughly 30 crimes occurred in the vicinity near the school including grand theft, battery and public intoxication. The statistics tallied by the Burbank Police...