Incarnation School to compete in academic decathlon at Sports Arena

Incarnation School’s academic decathlon team is poised to compete in a middle school decathlon competition on Saturday, an event at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena that saw more than 100 middle schools from across Los Angeles County compete last year.

Mindy and Gene Stein, pictured at a Descanso Gardens benefit. The couple donated $1 million to establish the Stein Tikun Olam Infant-Family Mental Health Initiative at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

La Cañada couple give $1M toward infant mental health

Longtime La Cañada Flintridge residents and philanthropists Mindy and Gene Stein, through their Tikun Olam Foundation, have made a $1 million gift to establish the Stein Tikun Olam Infant-Family Mental Health Initiative at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.

Kenneth Robert  Delman was arrested last month on suspicion of soliciting an underage girl online, and police are looking for other possible victims.

Man accused of soliciting undercover cop posing as minor was a Burroughs High substitute

A 42-year-old Glendale man accused of soliciting an undercover police officer who was posing as a 13-year-old girl online was a substitute teacher at John Burroughs High School in Burbank for two months last year, officials said.

Council briefed on hauler survey

The La Cañada Flintridge City Council heard Monday results from a recent survey conducted to gauge public satisfaction with the multiple waste-removal services operating in the city, and possible support for a switch to a single-hauler contract.

Hoover High wrestler Edmen Shahbazyan finished fourth at the CIF Southern Section Wrestling Masters Meet on Saturday at 195 pounds.

Hoover High's Edmen Shahbazyan looks to continue historic run at state

A wild and perhaps unexpected run for Hoover High senior Edmen Shahbazyan will both continue and end at this weekend’s 43rd annual CIF State Championship Wrestling Tournament at Bakersfield’s Rabobank Arena.

Flintridge Prep boys' volleyball's Dante Fregoso, the reigning All-Area Player of the Year, hits a serve into play at practice on Monday, March 1, 2015. Fregoso, who suffered a back injury while playing for the school's basketball team in the winter, will likely be eased back into things, according to Coach Sean Beattie.

Boys' Volleyball Preview: Flintridge Prep appears poised to challenge for another league title

Before the first serve of the season took place, the members of the Flintridge Prep boys’ volleyball team had been bestowed with a top-10 ranking in the CIF Southern Section Division IV preseason poll.

Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Recalling a former Black Cow patron

I don’t view myself as a creature of habit but I have become susceptible to routine. Table 10 in the café was occupied; subsequently, I decided to sit at table 11. Since Nate Neven, the morning barista, created the perfect café latte, the Black Cow Café in Montrose was a comforting respite on a cold Monday morning.

Around Town: The best way to learn a language

Following the recent dust-up over teaching Mandarin in the local high school, the La Cañada Unified School District should note that there are a lot of smart people in this town with free advice, even though the U.S. Department of Education just announced that “more than $63.3 million” was awarded to colleges and universities to strengthen global competitiveness through international studies and World Language Training.

A mobile crane, big enough to lift men to the top of this tower, its front wheels jacked up three feet off the ground, its rear wheels prevented from slipping by thick wooden chocks, has a notice on the driver⿿s door: ⿿Death or serious injury will result from contact with the load, the crane or the vehicle if the boom or loadline should become electrically charged.⿝ The hazards are everywhere, writer Reg Green notes.

Guest Column: Lines of cable run through it

The circling helicopters that added an intriguing element to life in La Cañada last week have gone, and the cables that double the capacity going into Gould Mesa substation are in place to bring electricity from windmills in the Tehachapi hills to the California grid.

Bicyclists from Crescenta Valley, Clark Magnet and St. Francis high schools prepare for the start of the second annual Bike-A-Thon/Hike-A-Thon fundraiser at the Glendale Sports Complex on Saturday, Feb. 28.

Cyclists roll out for charity

A charitable effort started by local teens has quickly gathered downhill speed and is giving orphans around the world greater access to brighter futures.