| Oct 9, 2010
CITY HALL — Local utility officials this week fired back against an environmental advocacy group's mailer campaign targeting the use of electricity generated at coal-fired power plants.
The Renewable Energy Conservation Project produced and sent...
| May 26, 2010
Thousands of Cub and Boy Scouts learned practical skills while having fun at this weekend's Centennial Council Jamboree at Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park in San Dimas.
The event was a joint effort between the San Gabriel Valley and Verdugo Hills councils...
| Jun 22, 2010
With summer temperatures starting to take hold, Glendale Water & Power has seen a slight increase in customer water usage, officials said.
Glendale customers recently logged a 3% increase in water use, worrying some officials that compliance with...
| Jul 10, 2010
Some people volunteer in hospitals or libraries, but others babysit escape artist orangutans and dig worms for hungry foxes.
The Los Angeles Zoo enlists 800 volunteers from high school teens to retirees throughout the Los Angeles area, many of whom live...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 10:33 AM
President Obama plans to announce Friday that he will set aside roughly half of the San Gabriel Mountains as a national monument, bringing stronger federal protections to the range to shield it from crowding and pollution, according to the Los Angeles...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 1:21 PM
On a modest stretch of Linda Vista Avenue near the La Cañada Flintridge-Pasadena border lies a nondescript piece of land whose dry shrubs and trees thinly veil a rich biodiversity of life teeming within.
An old wire fence, laid years ago with a small gap...
| 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...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 12:25 PM
After receiving the findings of a months-long audit of the special education programs provided to 422 students districtwide, La Cañada Unified School District officials discussed Tuesday how they might fine tune those services.
Bob Farran, a...
| May 8, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Creativity paid off for two La Cañada Elementary School fifth-graders who recently beat out more than 100 other artists to win the top two places in this year's "Water is Life" art contest sponsored by the Foothill Municipal Water District.
| 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...
| 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...