• And Everyone Was Nice!

    by David DeMullé Wednesday’s STNC meeting was touted as being the showdown between the citizens and the STNC, and it was, sort-a. Everyone showed up and there was only ONE BIG PIZZA, no coffee,

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  • The Roof! The Roof! The Roof is on…The Other Roof!

    Firefighters from Station. 39 assess the collapse of the roof of the abandoned SCV Hydro Gardens shop on Commerce Avenue last Saturday. Owners of the shop next door reported hearing “a loud boom”

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  • City Plays Games With Peoples’ Lives in Tujunga

    by David DeMullé Everybody knows that broken sidewalks are a major problem for the elderly and the handicapped, and it has been going on for so many years that people just take them for granted.

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Lifestyle

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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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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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

View From The Rock

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Everyone Was Civil At STNC Meeting

What an incredible change has happened in S-T. Last Wednesday night I went to the monthly STNC meeting expecting to see banners and people wearing identical T-shirts and loud proclamations of

Movie Reviews

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Movie Review: Winchester

by Bob Garver “Winchester” opened on a bad weekend, and I mean that on two fronts. The first is that it’s the weekend of the Super Bowl, so the movie can kiss its Sunday evening audience goodbye.

Letters

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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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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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

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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Long Island Eggs

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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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