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  • Residents protest dirt removal project at Devil's Gate Dam

    Residents protest dirt removal project at Devil's Gate Dam
    A project to remove dirt and debris from the Devil’s Gate Dam led to a public demonstration over the weekend, as the school district and the city look to mitigate impacts. Dozens of residents from La Cañada Flintridge and neighboring cities...
  • Timothy R. Scheck October 6, 1937 - December 4, 2013

    Timothy R. Scheck October 6, 1937 - December 4, 2013
    After an energetic 5 years with a rare salivary gland cancer, Tim Scheck passed away at the age of 76, surrounded by family and friends.Timloved skiing, tennis, scuba diving, travel, his garden, Stanford, the Navy and fixing just about anything. Anyone...
  • Four bicyclists missing in Angeles National Forest

    Four bicyclists missing in Angeles National Forest
    Authorities are searching for four bicyclists who went missing Sunday in the Angeles National Forest. The search began about 7 p.m. when the four cyclists were several hours late returning from their planned ride from Mt. Wilson to the Jet Propulsion...
  • Update: Four missing bicyclists were ill-equipped for elements, found in Angeles National Forest

    The four mountain bikers who went missing in the Angeles National Forest on Sunday were not familiar with the trail they were on and were ill-equipped for the elements, authorities said. The search began about 7 p.m. when the four cyclists were...
  • Missing mountain bikers found 'lost but not injured' in forest

    Missing mountain bikers found 'lost but not injured' in forest
    The four mountain bikers who went missing Sunday in Angeles National Forest have been found alive, authorities said. The cyclists were spotted in the Bear Canyon area by a search helicopter "lost but not injured," said L.A. County Sheriff's Lt. Angela...
  • Missing mountain bikers hunkered down overnight before rescue

    Missing mountain bikers hunkered down overnight before rescue
    Four mountain bikers who went missing Sunday said they took a wrong turn off the trail and, after trying unsuccessfully to find their way out of the forest, hunkered down underneath wooden benches and around a fire. The cyclists, who were missing for...
  • Mars Curiosity rover gets software upgrade, discovers wheel damage

    Mars Curiosity rover gets software upgrade, discovers wheel damage
    NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has gotten a brand new software upgrade, but the intrepid robot’s wheels are a little worse for wear. Officials at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge reported last week that they...
  • Incumbents win reelection on CV Water District board

    The three incumbents on the Crescenta Valley Water District board will serve another four years, according to election results from the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk. With three open seats on the board in Tuesday's election, James...
  • New machines shake things up at Crescenta-Cañada YMCA

    New machines shake things up at Crescenta-Cañada YMCA
    The Crescenta-Cañada YMCA is helping its members shake up their workout routines with the purchase of eight whole-body vibration machines said to improve muscle tone, balance and coordination. About 100 people headed to the Y on Tuesday to try out the...
  • JPL celebrates anniversary of Curiosity's Mars landing

    JPL celebrates anniversary of Curiosity's Mars landing
    NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory was buzzing Monday over the one-year anniversary of Curiosity's touchdown on Mars to explore the 3-mile-high Mt. Sharp and to look for signs of past life. To celebrate the rover's landmark, JPL held a party, kicked off...
  • Mountain bikers rescued in Angeles National Forest

    Rescuers found four mountain bikers early on Sunday who became lost in an area of the Angeles National Forest above the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, authorities said. The men, all in their 20s, were found by Montrose Search and Rescue members around 1 a....
  • Chelyabinsk asteroid smashed glass, burned skin, defied expectations

    Chelyabinsk asteroid smashed glass, burned skin, defied expectations
    Planetary scientists weren’t remotely expecting the 62-foot-wide Chelyabinsk fireball to shoot across Russian skies in February  -- they’d had their eyes peeled on a much bigger target that missed the Earth by a decent margin, the asteroid...