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La Cañada History

La Cañada History: Junior high school band earns 'Superior' honor

Ten Years Ago Founders of Sport Chalet Norbert and Irene Olberz, along with their son Eric and grandsons Marcus and Karl, held decorated shovels for the ceremonial groundbreaking for the La Cañada Town Center on Foothill Boulevard at Angeles Crest Highway, the largest commercial development in...


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  • Op-Ed: Fairness is key to small business success

    Op-Ed: Fairness is key to small business success

    When I walk, drive or ride my bike down the street, whether here at home or in Sacramento, I love to observe the character of the surrounding neighborhood, taking note of what gives the area its unique flavor. Certainly it starts with the people. Here in the 43rd District we have a wonderfully...

  • Mailbag: Distressing exclamation

    There is no room in our community for racism.On Tuesday, Feb. 21, while my husband was walking our dog on El Vago Street at 9 p.m., a white sports utility vehicle slowed down and the driver yelled, “I hate n*****s!” at him and sped off. In the drizzly darkness, my husband was unable to determine...

  • Mailbag: Is there a problem in LCF?

    I was just made aware of a disturbing incident that happened in LCF on Feb. 21. A member of our community was walking his dog at around 9 p.m. on El Vago when an SUV driver slowed down, rolled down his window and yelled, “I hate n*****s!”This ignorant, and stupid act of hatred has no place in our...

  • Mailbag: Homeland reminder

    Re: “Climber’s stateside visit peaks in La Cañada,” Feb. 23. Thank you for sharing the story of Gomez family. I was born and raised in Tanzania and my folks were born on the slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro. It was nice to hear good adventure stories of my homeland. I was there last summer to see the...


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