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La Cañada History: Trails Council dedicates new crossing

Ten Years Ago City officials and the La Cañada Flintridge Trails Council hosted a dedication of the Indiana Avenue over-crossing trail king, a key element in a long range goal for a complete loop around the city. The newly completed link made use of a utility crossover bridge spanning the 210 Freeway....


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  • The final beat of Nicholas Green’s heart of gold

    The final beat of Nicholas Green’s heart of gold

    The boy who received my son’s heart died Tuesday, although he wasn’t really a boy any longer. He was 37 years old. But when my 7-year old son, Nicholas, was shot in an attempted carjacking on a family vacation in Italy, Andrea Mongiardo was just 15. At the hospital in Sicily, my wife, Maggie, and...

  • Op-Ed: Collaboration is key to transportation projects

    Op-Ed: Collaboration is key to transportation projects

    Since the publishing of my last article, I have had the great fortune of meeting more of my talented colleagues in the Assembly, more of the passionate organizations who fight daily for the causes they believe in, and more of you — the dedicated, caring and well-informed individuals who make up...

  • Mailbag: Appreciation for sheriff’s officials

    Last week our office on Angeles Crest Highway was visited by an intruder who stole many items and ransacked the office. Within three days I received a phone call from Det. Tibbett with the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station telling me they had recovered my items and found the intruder!Deputy Gaudino...

  • Mailbag: In memory of his traffic disruptions

    Re: state Sen. Anthony Portantino’s proposal to name part of the 134 Freeway after President Barack Obama. Portantino may think this is a good idea, but let me remind him of the countless trips Obama made to California for fundraising and other non-presidential duties. Let’s also be reminded of...


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