• Los Angeles Updates Speed Surveys, Increases Enforcement

    By Paul Krekorian Los Angeles took a step toward greater traffic safety with the city’s announcement of new speed limits on 71 Los Angeles streets, the result of recently-updated speed surveys

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  • SFC Offers “Police-Specific” Training

    A new take on the Thin Blue Line Flag. Combining the Stars & Stripes of the U.S. flag with the Thin Blue Line concept creates a new meaning of unity. The Blue represents the officer and the

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  • Taggers, Thieves Hit Charity Truck

    Vandals and graffiti taggers have been a constant nuisance to the donations truck of Hope for Homeless Youth Christian Outreach Ministry. Break-ins force the charity to move the truck from their

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Local News

Planned Parenthood Speaker To Address Democrats Club

Guest Speaker Julianne Hines, VP of External Affairs for Planned Parenthood Pasadena & San Gabriel Valley, will discuss “2018 Changes in the Affordable Care Act and Women’s Health” at the

Lifestyle

Let It Flow, Let It Flow!

by Amelia Anderson Energy, flowing unimpeded throughout our bodies, comprise our physical and mental state. “Our bodies are nothing but an energy sending machine,” the voice said Friday afternoon on radio 89.3. He was both a medical doctor and a pastor. When the nerve channel opens, it is young and vibrantly alive filled with the

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Printmaking With Clovis Blackwell

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We have a few spots left in our upcoming Printmaking Workshop! This 8-session workshop will cover the basics of silkscreen printmaking – no experience required! You will leave this workshop with several small print editions of your original work. Learn the basics of silkscreen printmaking! Clovis Blackwell is a silkscreen artist with extensive knowledge of

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Clear Your Clutter Inside and Out to Enhance Your Prosperity

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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

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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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Crime Sats

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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

Entertainment

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Community Help The Spitfire Grill

By Amelia Anderson  There’s two weeks left to rock and hear the Americana Folk-Roots music of “The Spitfire Grill.” Adapted from the 1996 sleeper film by Lee David Zlotoff, this ‘little show’ of

View From The Rock

View from the Rock

WHOA there buckaroos! What a couple of weeks this has been. Things are getting ramped up for the “emergency election,” the Chamber is ramping up for the Easter Festival (read Spring Festival),

Movie Reviews

Movie Review: Red Sparrow

By Bob Garver “Red Sparrow” is a movie that never stays the same quality for very long. It’ll seem clever and intricate for a few scenes and then do something stupid. It’ll be bland and

Letters

More Fires Mean Fewer Funds For Local USDA Forest Service Projects

by Randy Moore, Regional Forester, Pacific Southwest Region ,U.S. Dept .of Agriculture Forest Service Last year, more than 1,500 wildfires burned over 640,000 acres on National Forest System lands in California, including the Thomas Fire, the largest fire in California’s recorded history. The surrounding communities are still dealing with damage from debris flows caused by a

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The Perspective of Korean Community in Sunland-Tujunga

Korean people living in LA area spend busy time during the day and night. It can be working for the company or doing their own business. Most of them commute between foothill area and down town L.A near. They have occupations such as running a Korean sushi restaurant, garment factory, cleaner shop, or liquor shop

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The Flu Bug: Don’t Touch Porn Stars, Celebrities or Politicians

Rock in a Free World Where have people’s hands been? When you shake hands with someone at church, the grocery store or a restaurant what kind of germs are they carrying? I once shook hands with Hillary Clinton and my wife told me to immediately go and wash my hands. She reminded me that her

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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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Obituraries

Albert “Al” Kadlec

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Albert “Al” Kadlec (Cadillac) born September 9, 1932, passed away January 20, 2018 from congestive heart failure. He is survived by his son Mark Kadlec, his daughter Kimberly Graves, and his grandchildren Danielle Kadlec, Simon Moon, Nicole Burgard, and Isabella Sagrero. Al was a lifetime resident of the Foothill areas. He loved hot rods, pretty

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F. Geoffrey Warrick 3/4/1959 – 11/10/2017 VHHS Class of 1977

Geoff loved being outdoors, going fishing, playing music, working with his hands on anything mechanical, helping others, sharing good beer, cooking, being around people he knew, and making new friends. He passed away after his struggle with cancer. Geoff’s passion for being around people and playing the bass guitar will be commemorated with live music

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Scott Carrey

To Scott Carrey of Santa Monica known for his SFX work with James Cameron’s Digital Domain. Better known in S-T as the owner of “Cash,” his black Labrador, all are invited Friday, January 26, at 2 pm for memorial service at Woodlawn Cemetary and Mausoleum at 1847 14th Street and Pico in Santa Monica. P.S.

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Ed Rock of Sunland, CA

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passed away on January 18, 2018 after a long illness. Ed leaves behind his wife Doris Townsend Rock of Sunland and and a son, David Rock of Big Bear, California. No date for a memorial service has been set.

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Laurie Riddle

Laurie Riddle, long-time resident of Valmont, passed of heart failure on January 23rd. And our beloved “Cadillac” will no longer greet us at Chapel of the Hills where we will memorialize Albert Kadlec on Saturday, February 3, at 10 am.

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Pets

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

Recipes

Fresh Ojai Burritos

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I think we can all agree that a good burrito is made with fresh ingredients. The right combination of ingredients, however, is what distinguishes a good burrito from a great one. Here are my recommendations for what a great burrito must include at a minimum: • Fresh flour tortillas. Handmade tortillas are preferable to store-bought

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Yummy Pasta With QuickRoasted Cherry Tomatoes

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by Chef Randy This is a quick dish for two that is easy to prepare and doesn’t heat the kitchen much at all because of the quick cook times. If you don’t care for feta cheese, substitute a mild Chèvre. This also works with just about any type of pasta. As a changeup, I like

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Alphabet Soup

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by Chef Randy As a kid, I couldn’t wait for mom to make alphabet soup for Saturday lunch. I looked for pieces of macaroni to spell my name and was usually disappointed that I couldn’t find a “y”. Then, I was disappointed that the soup was no longer hot when I got around to eating

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Breakfast Baby Dutch Babies

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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

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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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