By Mary O’Keefe
La Cañada Unified School District has confirmed two cases of the H1N1 virus at La Cañada Elementary School.
On Sept. 11, 13 out of 20 students in one first grade classroom had reported out of school due to flu-like symptoms. Most of those students were determined to have the Type A influenza, seasonal flu. […]
By Mary O’Keefe
By Mary O’KEEFE and Robin GOLDWORTHY
The Station fire left few things unscathed as it whipped through the Angeles National Forest. After two weeks it is 62% contained and has blackened 160,357 acres. The cost of fighting the fire has now been estimated at $57,603,000 and has been determined as human caused. It is being investigated […]
By Shana LiVigni
There are billows of smoke seen along the Louisiana skyline – smoke that drifted across the nation from the Station fire here in the Foothill communities. The smoke and ash over the past few weeks were so overwhelming, it was hard to warrant leaving your home or apartment.
Residents were told to stay inside […]
Roland A. Duquette,
2/13/1926 – 7/22/2009
Roland A. Duquette was born in Los Angeles, California in 1926, the second son of William E. Duquette and Ruth Gratz Duquette. He grew up in Hermosa Beach and Pasadena. At 16 he enlisted in the U.S. Navy; after six months of training in electronics in San Francisco he shipped out […]
5100 block of Gould Ave. in La Cañada, a 2003 Lincoln Navigator was stolen from the driveway of a home overnight. A laptop computer and DVD player were in the vehicle at the time.
3100 Community Avenue in La Crescenta, a global positioning system and CD player were stolen from a locked vehicle overnight.
Sept. 4 […]
By Mary O’KEEFE
Crescenta Valley Sheriff detectives are warning residents of a man who has attempted on two separate occasions to gain entrance into homes by claiming there is a water main break in the neighborhood. “[The suspect] claims he is working for a contractor in the area,” said Det. Rodger Burt.
The suspect, described […]
Los Angeles County Sheriff deputies from Crescenta Valley and Altadena stations trained on Tuesday for a scenario that would be a parent’s worse nightmare — a student entered a school with a gun.
Although it was just a training exercise, every effort was made to create an atmosphere similar to a real emergency including creating the […]
By Mary O’KEEFE
Honolulu Avenue transformed into an outdoor art gallery on Saturday at the 2009 Art Walk, sponsored by the Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce. This was the last artwalk in the series of three; the first on May 2 and the second on July 11. The event provides a forum for artists from […]
Safety agencies throughout southern California helped to keep the area safe.
By Robin GOLDSWORTHY
During the recent Station fire, support personnel came from all over Southern California to help keep the foothills community secure not only from the fires but from possible looters.
One station that was represented was that of Norwalk.
Sgt. Andrew Thompson of the Norwalk sheriff’s […]
Romantic period focus of music class
Dr. Ted Stern, professor of music at Glendale Community College, will be conducting off-campus music appreciation classes for adults in the community. This ongoing series is for musicians and non-musicians alike. This semester will cover the Romantic period and the early 20th century.
Dr. Stern weaves music examples with cultural […]