| May 1, 2014
| 9:16 AM
La Cañada Unified School District is in the process of examining the way it provides special education resources for more than 400 students, and wants to hear what parents have to say.
In an open meeting held Thursday, April 24, the district invited...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Having recently made legal claims to historical gas and mineral rights under vast tracts of British land, the Church of England has taken a position against those who oppose hydraulic fracturing, or fracking — the process of breaking up rock...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 4:24 PM
The Metropolitan Water District (MWD) announced last week the appointment of Foothill Municipal Water District (FMWD) Director Richard Atwater to its Southern California Board of Directors. Atwater replaces James Edwards, who served as a FMWD...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 5:50 PM
Los Angeles County transportation officials have pushed back its release of an environmental report regarding 710 Freeway extension proposals, local officials learned this week.
Once available, the data provided in the draft Environmental Impact report...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 3:35 PM
The city of La Cañada Flintridge has joined four other cities — Glendale, Pasadena, South Pasadena and Sierra Madre — in an alliance designed to respond quickly and efficiently to the Environmental Impact Report (EIR) underway by Metro and...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Supplying water to thousands of homes and buildings in a semi-arid climate threaded by dwindling river systems is no small task.
Foothill residents currently get less than half their water from local groundwater basins and canyon runoff. The remaining...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 11:33 AM
California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency in the state on Friday, emphasizing what area water experts have warned locals about.
Brown's announcement comes as state reservoirs reach critically low levels and cities across the state have...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Elizabeth Blackwelder, a lifelong equestrian and trails conservationist whose dogged persistence and love of nature led to the creation of a complex and beautiful network of trails throughout the Foothills, passed away in her home in the early morning...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:04 PM
As firefighters struggle to contain the Powerhouse fire that is raging between Santa Clarita and Antelope Valley, we are reminded of the terrible devastation that fire, wind and dry fuel can bring.
We are also seeing the tremendous utility of night...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Reforming America's immigration laws to allow undocumented immigrants to apply for citizenship has long been seen as a cause championed by liberals.
But now a group that's not exactly known for liberal ideas has joined the call to relax immigration...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:07 AM
The U.S. Forest Service, in a major policy change prompted by the devastating 2009 Station fire, has a helicopter and fixed-wing plane ready to begin night operations to battle wildfires, federal lawmakers told the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday....
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Nearly all of the more than 5,000 respondents to a proposed plan to add a huge swath of wilderness to the national parks system are in favor the idea, federal officials said.
About 100 of the responses were against putting the so-called Rim of the Valley...