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La Cañada Unified cafeteria prices scrutinized

With the 2015-16 La Cañada School District cafeteria costs exceeding revenues, the school board on Tuesday heard a proposal to increase the cost of lunch for elementary school students to $3.50 per meal and the cost for middle and high school students to $4.50 per meal. In years prior the cafeteria...

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Project to put power lines underground in La Cañada neighborhood deemed feasible

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  • Sport Chalet extends time it will honor store credit, gift cards

    Sport Chalet extends time it will honor store credit, gift cards

    Nearly three weeks after announcing it was shuttering all 47 of its retail stores, La Cañada-based sporting good retailer Sport Chalet is letting customers know it has extended the period it will honor store credit and gift cards through May 15. NEWSLETTER: Get the latest 818 headlines straight...

  • La Cañada restaurateur serves up 'heart and soul' at newly opened Honeybird

    La Cañada restaurateur serves up 'heart and soul' at newly opened Honeybird

    Chef Phil Lee's first official "culinary memory" came when he was in the second or third grade and his mom made fried chicken at home for the very first time. "It was so good," he recalled. "What was mind-blowing to me was that you could cook this kind of food at home, that [my mom] could make...

  • Country's oldest children's bookstore, located in Montrose, will be recognized

    Country's oldest children's bookstore, located in Montrose, will be recognized

    Once Upon a Time Books is slated to be recognized as Small Business of the Year for the 25th state Senate District.

  • The quick success and slow decline of a local icon

    The quick success and slow decline of a local icon

    On the first day of April in 1959, Norbert Olberz wrote a $2,500 check to Milo Svoboda, the original owner of Sport Chalet whose La Cañada store had only been open for four months. The total purchase price for the small ski and tennis shop on Foothill Boulevard had been set at $4,000, but Olberz...

  • End of the game for Sport Chalet

    End of the game for Sport Chalet

    Employees of Sport Chalet are winding down operations after the store's parent company announced abruptly Saturday it was ceasing online operations immediately, closing all of its 47 stores and initiating a going-out-of-business sale. "We're closing. Thank you for 57 great years," Sport Chalet...

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