UPDATE: Montrose Christmas Parade and Wind Information

The Montrose Christmas Parade volunteers are busily working to get everything ready for tonight. Coordinators are monitoring the winds, however as of 1:15 p.m. the parade was a go. “You might be in a for a little luck,” said Stuart Seto, weather specialist at the National Weather Service in Oxnard. The winds appear to be dying […]

Suspects Arrested and Property Recovered After Burglary at La Canada High School

During the early morning hours of Monday, October 31, 2011, multiple suspects entered various classrooms on the campus of La Canada High School, in La Canada Flintridge.  The theft was discovered by school staff members later that same day as several teachers were unable to locate computers in their classrooms.  The school soon learned that […]

Angeles Crest Opens

By Mary O’KEEFE The announcement that motorcycle riders, bicyclists and motorists have been waiting for – for about a year and a half – was announced on Friday morning: The Angeles Crest Highway is now open. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) opened a seven-mile stretch of Angeles Crest Highway (SR2) between La Cañada Flintridge […]

Getting ready for Colorado (boulevard)

By Brandon HENSLEY Santa’s workshop has nothing on the Rose Palace. The Pasadena hideout is a place where New Year’s dreams are born; a place not for elves but for student volunteers who paint and meticulously place beads and flowers onto enormous floats, proud representations of different regions in Southern California. The payoff will come […]

Evacuations ordered for parts of La Cañada Flintridge and La Crescenta

Evacuation orders have been issued today, Tuesday, Dec. 21, by the Foothills Unified Incident Command for 147 residences in La Cañada Flintridge and 85 residences in La Crescenta due to the possibility of debris flows resulting from forecasted rain storms in the area. Residents are urged to follow the evacuation orders as a safety precaution. Residents are asked […]


By Mary O’KEEFE Emergency responders and public works employees are driving up and down the streets of Crescenta Valley and La Cañada, keeping updated on the weather reports and closely watching the hillsides. In anticipation of the brunt of the storm that is expected to come through the area late Saturday night into Sunday, all […]

Charity begins … on their feet

By Jason KUROSU The charitable values of Thanksgiving were accentuated for foothill residents this holiday season as they started off their Thanksgiving day with a run for charity. That morning marked the 17th annual Thanksgiving Day Run and Food Drive Event, a 5K run organized by the Community Center of La Cañada-Flintridge (CCLCF). Residents were […]

Kiwanis La Cañada have Halloween fun

Members of the Kiwanis Club of La Cañada (Noon) got together for their weekly meeting for a fun-filled lunch to display their creative Halloween costumes. Shown at right in the competition for best and most creative costumes are members for the club who dressed for the occasion. Members of the Kiwanis AM club attended this […]

Businesses beware of distractions

By Mary O’KEEFE Businesses in La Crescenta are being warned about two suspects who are distracting employees and stealing items from stores. On Oct. 19 between 11:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. a man and woman entered Crescenta Valley Flower Mart in the 2900 block of Foothill Boulevard. They distracted the employee by asking for a […]