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  • Col. Nancy Sumner named Veteran of the Year

    Col. Nancy Sumner named Veteran of the Year
    A retired California Air National Guard colonel whose career spans from serving military operations in the Middle East to aiding veterans back home was named Veteran of the Year on Wednesday. Col. Nancy Sumner was singled out by Assemblyman Mike Gatto...
  • Memorial Day in photos

    Memorial Day in photos
    Local communities celebrated Memorial Day Monday with ceremonies and speeches honoring those who served, and those who currently serve, in the U.S. military. Photographer Raul Roa captured some of the moments. A full story on the events will be coming...
  • The Valley Line: Magic of FSHA gala was no illusion

     The Valley Line: Magic of FSHA gala was no illusion
    Another Fiesta Days celebration has just marched into history and it did it with great style. The events began on Friday night with Casino Night at the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge. On Saturday the AM Kiwanis Club staged its popular...
  • Fiesta Days: How to celebrate Memorial Day weekend in LCF

    Fiesta Days: How to celebrate Memorial Day weekend in LCF
    Starting Friday, locals can celebrate Fiesta Days and Memorial weekend in La Cañada with a number of events, including a vintage car show and fireworks. Here is the lineup for upcoming Memorial Day events: Memorial Weekend Fiesta Days — May 23...
  • La Cañada History: New local theater group prepared its inaugural production

    La Cañada History: New local theater group prepared its inaugural production
    Ten Years Ago A new local theater group, The Foothill Musical Theatre founded by Marlys Marsteller and Lance Merrill was preparing its inaugural production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s “Into the Woods,” which would be staged...
  • La Cañada History: Bob Mitchell's Singing Boys performed in LCF

    La Cañada History: Bob Mitchell's Singing Boys performed in LCF
    Ten Years Ago La Cañada High School senior Katie Van Bogaert won the California Junior State Shooting Championship during a two-day match hosted by the California Rifle and Revolver Assn. Shooting a 22-caliber rifle, Van Bogaert scored 2,259 points...
  • Average gasoline price in California hits nearly $4 a gallon

    Average gasoline price in California hits nearly $4 a gallon
    For the first time in months, most Californians are shelling out more than $4 for a gallon of regular gasoline. And with the busy summer driving season ahead, prices are likely to move even higher, fuel analysts said. It's a rite of spring as...
  • Rep. Schiff announces class of 2017 nominees for military academies

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Thursday announced 10 nominations from his district for U.S. service academies, class of 2017.  Half the student nominees hail from Burbank and Glendale, while two others are from Pasadena. Four of the five United...
  • Schiff lauds move to extend military benefits for same-sex couples

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Monday lauded a Department of Defense decision to extend some benefits to same-sex couples serving in the military. Schiff was one of 40 other members of the House who signed onto a letter last week urging Leon E....
  • Retired major general gives Geopolitics Club his thoughts on U.S. military affairs

    Retired major general gives Geopolitics Club his thoughts on U.S. military affairs
    A retired senior Army official on Wednesday told a group of Glendale Unified students that the U.S.-backed military invasion of Iraq developed into a “full-scale insurgency” and warned that the effort in Afghanistan threatens “to keep...
  • In Glendale, an early salute to veterans

    In Glendale, an early salute to veterans
    Students and faculty at Wilson Middle School paid tribute to four U.S. military veterans Wednesday as a part of the school’s annual Veterans Day assembly. With Veterans Day still a few days away, guests of the assembly included World War II...
  • Potential air strikes in Syria cause concern for Syrian-Armenians in Glendale

    While President Barack Obama announced Friday that any military action responding to chemical attacks in Syria would be limited in scope, leaders in the Syrian-Armenian community in Glendale said they oppose any armed response from the United States....