| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| May 6, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Three years after the Station fire denuded the hills above La Cañada Flintridge, a federal agency has determined that important earth-holding vegetation has recovered to the point that bulky concrete barriers put in place to protect homes from mudflows...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 3:28 PM
Religion pervades government in America. It's evident in the debates on abortion, religious freedom, gay rights and a host of other topics. But now a Christian leader is arguing that religion needs to be inserted into the one area where it isn't...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Local business and medical professionals are hopeful that the planned merger of Verdugo Hills Hospital into USC's Keck Medical Services will bring an infusion of resources to the facility on Verdugo Boulevard.
Wes Seastrom, chairman of the La Cañada...
| 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...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 5:00 AM
“We're safe on Mars.”
La Cañada Flintridge's connection to the heavens made for a sensational story in 2012, as Jet Propulsion Laboratory safely landed the NASA rover Curiosity on the Red Planet. JPL engineer Al Chen made the announcement...