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Father, sons commended by safety officials for saving neighbor from drowning

James Shankwiler and his sons Connor and Daniel were at their Harter Lane home on July 4 of last year when they heard the neighbor’s son screaming outside for help. Daniel called 911 while his dad and brother ran next door, only to find their neighbor at the bottom of the deep end of his backyard...

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All-Area Girls’ Soccer Player of the Year: Sequel is even better than original for Flintridge Prep’s Schaefer

La Cañada History

La Cañada History: Vineyards bulldozed to make way for road extension

Ten Years Ago The La Cañada High School equestrian team competed in the final Interscholastic Equestrian League show of the season, with the varsity team defeating 60 other teams to become the 2006-07 high point scorer. Team president Ryan Ash was the overall varsity jumper reserve champion. Twenty...

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  • California’s future depends on women thriving in STEM careers

    California’s future depends on women thriving in STEM careers

    Earlier this month the state Assembly celebrated “California Women and Girls in STEM Week.” The Assembly started this tradition as a way to bring to light the vast gender inequalities in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields and to encourage our young women to pursue opportunities...

  • Fields of poppies and crisp mountain air make it just another day in L.A.

    Fields of poppies and crisp mountain air make it just another day in L.A.

    A couple of weeks ago I drove north on I-5, turned right near Magic Mountain and continued on to Antelope Valley to wander among the spectacular fields of poppies, an hour and a half from La Cañada. Last week I drove exactly the same route on I-5 but, instead of turning right, continued on to Frazier...

  • Mailbag: Peaceful protests are protected, city of LCF should stick with multiple haulers

    Bravo Ms. Verma. Your informed and measured March 30 response to Joe Puglia’s reductionist March 16 “whining is counterproductive” column was exactly on point. Peaceful protest and dissent are constitutionally protected rights — and responsibilities — of the American people. It is important to...

  • Commentary: A hike well worth the predawn effort

    Commentary: A hike well worth the predawn effort

    This is the time of year that tests early-morning hikers' soles — sorry, souls. Every since the winter solstice the mornings have been gradually getting lighter — each week a perceptible difference — and so what was dark at 6 a.m., became gray gloom, then twilight and recently full light for the...

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