La Cañada Community Center executive director Deb Jordan, left, pictured with Wendy Hobbs, right, at a birthday party for Hobbs at the Community Center. Jordan will be leaving her post at the Community Center for a position with the USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital Foundation.

Deb Jordan to helm hospital foundation

After two years as executive director of the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge, Deb Jordan will leave to take a position with the USC-Verdugo Hills Hospital Foundation.

With downtown L.A. in the background, traffic moves slowly on a rainy morning on the 5 freeway southbound out of Burbank at the 134 freeway in Glendale/L.A. border on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013.

Live: Traffic updates for your afternoon commute

Andy Beattie, a city commissioner and former president of the La Canada school board, died July 27, 2014.

Residents mourn Andy Beattie, community volunteer and public safety commissioner

Andy Beattie, a longtime community volunteer and public safety commissioner who was past president of both the La Cañada Unified School Board and the La Cañada High School Spartan Boosters, died Sunday morning.

Schiff to host forum on identity theft

On Monday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) will host a forum on identity theft protection at the L.A. Zoo’s Witherbee Auditorium at 7 p.m. intended to teach constituents how to better protect themselves from fraud and what to do in the event that their personal information is used without their permission.

CV Sheriff's Department invites public to National Night Out on Tuesday

On Tuesday, Aug. 5, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Crescenta Valley Station is inviting La Cañada, La Crescenta and Montrose residents to participate in the 31st Annual National Night Out crime and drug-prevention event, to be held in the parking lot of Ralphs Fresh Fare Market in La Crescenta, from 5 to 8 p.m.

Making song requests at the Oakmont League party are, from left, Judy Mendicina, Nina Ratliff and songstress Laura Angelini.

The Valley Line: Oakmont League celebrates 75th anniversary

What a strange day Sunday was — not at all like the usual weather we experience toward the end of July. A cloudy day in July is hardly ever on the weatherperson's menu, or mine, for that matter.

Members of Boy Scout Troop 507, from left, Finn Sagal, Haig Manoukian, Brian Ling, Alex Barsom and Asst. Scoutmaster David Sagal pose with the troop flag at the top of Mount Whitney in July 2014.

Along the Scouting Trail: Troop 507 members climb Mount Whitney

Members of La Cañada Boy Scout Troop 507 took part in a six-day, 40-mile backpacking trip in the Sierra Nevada mountain range that began July 9. The highlight of the trip was their trek to the 14,508-foot summit of Mt. Whitney.

Fianceés Darnell Smith and Lauren Marlotte pose with her bike in Glendale on Monday, July 28, 2014. Smith's bike has already shipped to the East Coast for the Pan-Mass Challenge, a two-day 163-mile ride from Wellesley, Mass. to Cape Cod on Aug. 2 and 3, 2014.

Fiancés to cycle 163 miles for cancer research

The first time Lauren Marlotte and her fiancé Darnell Smith rode their bikes 100 miles, they trekked from Santa Barbara to Ojai to Ventura and back, ran out of water and followed a path that partially runs along the shoulder of a freeway.

Arroyo Seco Saints' Frankie Garriola catches the ball that arrives a little late to third base as Urban Youth Academy's Richard Samundo slides in safely in the championship game of the Palomino West Zone in Compton on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

Arroyo Seco Saints earn spot in World Series

COMPTON — The Arroyo Seco Saints baseball team is accustomed to playing in extra-inning games.

Avalon Sanders, 8 of La Canada, gives the peace sign while swimming under water at the La Canada Flintridge Country Club swimming pool on Wednesday, July 23, 2014. Temperatures, in the mid 90s on Wednesday, were expected to continue rising through the week.

Weather: Your Wednesday forecast