A 29-year-old man was sentenced on Thursday to 56 years to life in prison for fatally stabbing his girlfriend’s 11-year-old son, who went to school in Burbank, on Memorial Day three years ago.
A jury convicted Rineson Curtis Adams last month of one count of first-degree murder in the stabbing death of Jai Lewis, as well as one count of child abuse against Jai’s younger brother.Read more
Ten Years Ago
Locals watching the 2006 Turin, Italy Winter Olympics on TV might have recognized then-13-year-old Nick Koeppen, a La Cañada actor who could be seen belly flopping into a swimming pool for a Visa commercial shown during coverage of the multisport event.
Twenty Years Ago
Over three successive Saturdays, about 275 volunteers planted 700 rose bushes in Glenola Park on Angeles Crest Highway.Read more
About to turn 13, Jonah Retin stands in a hospital room surrounded by prematurely born babies, a scene similar to right after his own birth.
He weighed just over a pound when he was delivered, but survived and is now readying to celebrate his Bar Mitzvah.Read more
The lights at Lanterman Auditorium are shining a little bit brighter these days thanks to the recent addition by the city of La Cañada Flintridge of about $25,000 in auditorium lighting, spotlights and up-lights, according to a city release issued last week.Read more
Having learned that more than 600 students in the Sunland-Tujunga area are identified as homeless, members of Assistance League of Flintridge recently approved a gift of 400 shoe vouchers in the amount of $25 each.
The league's Operation School Bell committee worked with the Los Angeles Unified School District's Homeless Education Program to coordinate the effort.Read more
A road rage incident over the weekend on the 134 Freeway culminated in both cars stopping and one driver attacking the other as a witness recorded the whole thing on his camera, the California Highway Patrol said.
The incident occurred about 3 p.m. Saturday and was posted on YouTube.Read more