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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Louis Zamperini, World War II hero slated to lead Rose Parade, dies at 97

    Louis Zamperini, World War II hero slated to lead Rose Parade, dies at 97
    Louis Zamperini -- the Olympic athlete turned World War II hero who was named grand marshal for the 2015 Rose Parade -- has died. He was 97. PHOTOS: American hero Louis Zamperini chosen as 2015 Rose Parade Grand Marshal Zamperini, whose harrowing...
  • 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...
  • Wilson Middle School honors veterans

    Wilson Middle School honors veterans
    In a tribute to the sacrifices of an earlier generation, Wilson Middle School students welcomed three U.S. military veterans to campus Thursday as part of their annual Veterans Day Assembly. The guests included World War II veterans Joseph Pietroforte...
  • 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, lawmakers want Forest Service to reuse Air Force cargo planes to fight wildfires

    Schiff, lawmakers want Forest Service to reuse Air Force cargo planes to fight wildfires
    With the Air Force announcing it no longer needs its fleet of C-27J cargo planes, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), today joined other members of Congress in introducing a new bill to transfer 14 planes to the U.S. Forest Service to fight wildfires. The...
  • In Theory: How can we lower the rate of military suicides?

    Although the U.S. military's presence in Afghanistan is winding down, with combat troops scheduled to be withdrawn by the end of 2014, suicides in the U.S. military have risen sharply this year. In the first 155 days of 2012, 154 service members have...