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Descanso Gardens extends hours on select days during the summer

Heat weary denizens sought respite in Descanso’s shady arbors and groves Tuesday evening, as the La Cañada botanical garden extended its hours until 8 p.m. in the first of what will be several summertime “Descanso After Hours” events. The ticketed event comes as local temperatures climb into the...

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All-Area Girls’ Swimmer of the Year: Success is no idle boast for Burroughs’ Wilson

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  • Tips for locals who might encounter burglars or home invasion suspects

    Many local residents are alarmed about the increase in burglaries occurring in the Foothills as of late, as well as the potential for home invasions. I am from England and a Hong Kong-trained Master of Wing Chun kung fu, which is a personal defense system developed by women. I have taught self-defense...

  • Casino Night a sure bet for those seeking fun, food and fabulous prizes

    Casino Night a sure bet for those seeking fun, food and fabulous prizes

    Unfortunately, too many La Cañada residents are unaware of a hidden little gem in their midst: our own nonprofit La Cañada Flintridge Community Center nestled away at 4469 Chevy Chase Drive, in the heart of our special neighborhood. The upcoming opening event of Fiesta Days, the May 26 Casino Night...

  • The Fate of the Furious: 30 days at the impound

    The Fate of the Furious: 30 days at the impound

    Recently, Los Angeles has seen a dramatic and alarming 43% increase in traffic-related fatalities, with 260 traffic deaths occurring in 2016. This rate is continuing to increase and in 2017 is already significantly higher than it was at this time last year. Unfortunately, these rising rates of...

  • Mailbag: La Cañada is not safe with only 2 cars patrolling streets

    Mailbag: La Cañada is not safe with only 2 cars patrolling streets

    I was disheartened by last week’s Crime Report, which on your website carried the headline “Three La Cañada homes hit in one night by burglars smashing second-floor glass doors.” That’s three more La Cañada homes burglarized on April 19 by what seem to be the same home invaders that burglarized...

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