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Tournament loss nets La Cañada boys' basketball fourth place

LA CAÑADA — Uncharacteristically poor shooting, coupled with fatigue, led to a defeat for the La Cañada High boys' basketball team in the third-place game of its annual tournament. The Spartans shot 31.9 percent (15 of 47), and never matched Renaissance Academy's intensity in a 58-43 loss Saturday...

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  • Small, transient gesture means much to this father

    Small, transient gesture means much to this father

    It’s the simplest of tributes on the bench that memorializes my 7-year-old son, Nicholas, on the Mt. Lukens fire road. But it is also one of the most moving. Someone had just picked up some branches of wild sage and stuck them into the spaces between the back of the bench and the uprights: no tape,...

  • Reader weighs in on national morality in wake of harassment claims

    It is time for men (and women too) to weigh in on the subject of sexual harassment. The point is that not all men are knuckle-dragging prehistoric monsters preying on and victimizing innocent women. The problem is a decadelong deterioration of morals in this country fed relentlessly by a liberal...

  • On an hourly basis, La Cañada’s weather is the best

    On an hourly basis, La Cañada’s weather is the best

    One of the pleasures of living in La Cañada is the stimulating changes in weather from one day to the next. Without warning, the maximum temperature may shoot up from chilly autumnal to scorching summer, as it did a few days ago. Or you can sit out on a perfectly still evening, reading a book perhaps,...

  • Reader encourages locals to give to Community Center

    Yesterday I received a color glossy flier from the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge. I am so glad that CCLCF leadership has reached out and asked for financial support and to invite community members to visit and see what’s up. I hope you will read on — I want you to consider giving. And...


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