• Alpha Structural Stages Renaissance on Foothill Blvd

    by David DeMullé Slow down! Listen to the calm as a modern-day renaissance comes to Foothill Blvd. The dream of owner David Tourje’ is fast coming to fruition. For nearly 25 years the old

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  • A Birthday Card From Congressman Schiff

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  • Federal Pot Policy Change Sparks Confusion, Crackdown Fears

    by Brian melley and Sadie Gurman ASSOCIATED PRESS The buzz kill long dreaded in the marijuana industry came just days after California opened what is expected to be the world’s largest legal pot

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Local News


Clear Your Clutter Inside and Out to Enhance Your Prosperity


In our overly materialistic society fraught with anxiety and stress, we have a tendency to overdo as a means to soothe and relax ourselves. Whether we over buy, over think, or over sign up for, this excess can lead to clutter! Whether it’s a mantel full of well-loved photos, an overflowing in-box, or a head

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Hula Classes at La CañadaFlintridge Community Center


Hula for Beginners Tues 5:45 – 6:45 pm $50 for 5 weeks Class is geared towards adults and seniors looking to improve their mobility, strength, flexibility, and balance as well as bring their alluring, sexy-self back through hula dance fitness. Seated Hula Classes Weds 10:30 – 11:15 am Thurs 9:30 – 10:15 am FREE 5

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Sierra Club of LC Convenes in January

National Monument Bear’s Ears, a reminder of the beauty and
history of our land currently under attack by the administration.

The Crescenta Valley Sierra Club Group program for Tuesday. February 13, at 7:30 pm, will feature nature photographer/writer Bonnie Lavine’s “The Beauty of the Land” at the L.A. County Public Library, 2809 Foothill Boulevard, in La Crescenta. Lavine shares her experience documenting the beauty of the public lands in America, Switzerland, Bulgaria and Nepal, a

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Christmas is Late at Wildlife Waystation

Happy 2018! Christmas is Late at Wildlife Waystation Every year, unsold trees from a local Christmas tree lot are donated to Wildlife Waystation. The animals absolutely love it. Thanks to our volunteers for organizing, hauling, preparing and placing the trees in the enclosures. As a non-profit organization, the Wildlife Waystation is dependent on donations, sponsors,

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An Empty Seat on Thanksgiving

by Alejandro Magallanes I love the holidays. To me, the holidays are all about family. I have my wife, my two little boys and a baby girl who will be arriving before Christmas. I am excited! This is one of my favorite times of the year. I think that’s why I am having a difficult

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Crime Sats


Crime Stats

Theft 01/08/18 04:00 PM 6300 BLOCK OF HONOLULU AV Burglary 01/05/18 08:10 PM 9400 BLOCK OF GLORY AV Burglary 01/05/18 05:00 PM 9600 BLOCK OF CREEMORE DR Thef 01/04/18 05:50 AM 7600 BLOCK OF


Beauty and the Beast: A Christmas Rose

Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP), in association with Pasadena Playhouse, announced today that the opening night celebration of the world premiere of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST – A CHRISTMAS ROSE at the

View From The Rock



WELL! We survived another one, well most of us that is. And you’ve read about it right here. I think about those people that want to know about what is happening here. The ones that read all the

Movie Reviews


Movie Review: Pitch Perfect 3

by Bob Garver When we last saw the a cappella group The Bellas in “Pitch Perfect 2,” most of them were graduating college and the sky was the limit for their futures. But, as we see in clips of a


13 years old this week!

Dear Editor, I was at Coco’s last week and was looking at your newspaper. It said “Telling the truth for over 12 years.” That’s right, I was at the Rotary club when you brought in the first edition. What a roller coaster this has been. Congrats on 13 years of telling it the way it

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A voice in the wilderness!

Dear Editor, Regarding the recently published article by Sonia Tatulian’s tabloid written by Eddie Rivera about you: I could not decide whether to laugh, or to just feel anger that “her editor” is not performing investigative journalism. This “article” was not an opinion piece; it was slander, a crime — plain and simple — published

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Sidewalk Waste is a City Business

This past Sunday I was out with my friend, Anne. We were walking our dogs, and as we look across the street there was a homeless man, middle of the day, dropping his pants to leave an odious substance in the street. Now, I’m a pretty forgiving person; I understand people have needs, and some

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Stakeholder Blasts City Over Wildfire Inaction

On scene at 12:45 pm, Sept. 01, 2017 - start of the fire.

An open letter to Mayor Eric Garcetti, City Council Monica Rodriguez and the City of Los Angeles The La Tuna/Tujunga fire that broke out on September 1, 2017, the air support and crews were definitely our heroes of this battle due to the difficult terrain. However the air response time from the City of Los

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Jerry Poppink Perspective

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Michele Joeen Wincentsen


Born: June 17, 1975 – Died: December 12, 2006

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Born: March 08, 1963 Died: November 22, 2017 Ken passed away peacefully in his sleep. Kenneth will be missed and will always be loved and respected for the good person he was. He is now in the presence of the creator GOD and in the strongest of hands. Ken will be temporarily leaving behind his

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Robert Michael (Bobby) Lockwood

Robert Michael (Bobby) Lockwood, 70, died in North Hills, CA on September 15, 2017. A USMC-SS veteran, he served as a scout sniper in the 2nd Battalion 1st Marines. He was awarded the Combat Service Medal, along with many others medals and ribbons during his three tours served in Vietnam. Bobby was born on July

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William L. Carfora


William L. Carfora, “Billy” of Florence was born in Glendale, California in 1969. He passed away in Missoula on March 22, 2017. His parents were William J. Carfora (deceased 2001) and his best buddy Gail. He lived a full and happy life until he became ill. Everyone complimented him on his nice smile. Billy was

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Michael Lee Reynolds


September 26, 1953 March 13, 2017 Foothills resident Michael Lee Reynolds is predeceased by his parents William and Hope Reynolds, his brother Bill and sister Jackie. Mike enjoyed the roadways as a big rig owner/ operator, avid Harley Davidson enthusiast and bicycle rider. He loved animals — especially Red, his pet chicken who passed two

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Tips For Preventing Dog Bites

Every year about 4.7 million people are bitten by dogs. Among these, most are children. As a parent, you can reduce this risk by teaching your children smart behavior around dogs. Laying the


Breakfast Baby Dutch Babies


by Chef Randy Dutch baby pancakes, sometimes called German pancakes or Dutch puffs, are a hybrid of pancake, crepe, and popover — all in one skillet. I like to pour the batter into a mini-muffin pan and serve them like popovers as opposed to puffy pancakes. Your friends and family will smile when you bring

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Chik’n Tikka Masala


by Chef Randy Tikka is the Punjabi word for an Indian dish of small pieces of meat or vegetables marinated in a spice mixture. Masala is an Urdu word for any of a number of spice mixtures ground into a paste or powder for use in Indian cooking. When you put them together you get

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Long Island Eggs


by Chef Randy When Robin and I traveled to Boston in the summer of 1982, we stayed with our friend Peter. On one of our side trips, Peter drove us to his mom’s summer place in Montauk at the tip of Long Island. During the day, Peter and I sailed his boat in Fort Pond

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Irish Cheese & Guinness Extra Stout Beer Bread


by Chef Randy Here’s a recipe our son, Robert, sent to me on St. Paddy’s Day. I’ve modified it a little so that the taste is pure Irish. This is even better than my Irish Soda Bread. Spread a 1-inch slice, while still warm, with Irish butter and enjoy with a proper cup of tea.

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Chef Randy’s New Cookbook Is a Great Holiday Gift


My new cookbook, Ojai Valley Slow Cooker Cookbook, is now available on-line at Amazon for $14.95. In addition, I will have two local book signings as follows: • Saturday, November 25th, at Bookends Bookstore and Curiosities in Meiners Oaks, from 2pm to 4pm (or a little more) • Sunday, November 26th, at Ojai Coffee Roasting

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