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  • Council resolves dispute over illegal deck

    A bitter neighborhood dispute spilled over into City Council chambers on Monday, with a group of neighbors asking council members to force the owner of a Pembury Place home to reverse changes to that property made without required city permits....
  • Park hillside to get improvements

    After nearly a decade of waiting, city officials have decided to move ahead on a plan to fortify and beautify the hillside slope behind Memorial Park. Landscaping improvements and installation of retaining walls, storm drains, a footpath and a...
  • Council extends field-use agreement

    La Cañada Flintridge City Council members and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will extend their joint-use agreement for the church’s sports field for another five years. Citing the importance of public access to the field for...
  • Unbuilt street causes more controversy

    Unbuilt street causes more controversy
    A landowner who has tangled with city officials for five years over an access route to a home he plans to build on a vacant lot will have to construct — and pay for — a new public street, La Cañada Flintridge City Council members decided...
  • City to dedicate trail link

    Members of the La Cañada Flintridge Trails Council and city officials gathered for a snapshot Monday at a press event announcing the March 12 dedication of a recently completed section of the city’s loop trail network. Pictured, from left, are...
  • Brown to pass the torch

    The candidate nomination period for 2011 La Cañada Flintridge City Council races begins Monday, but veteran Councilman Greg Brown has already decided he won't be putting his name on that list. Brown, who has served since 2003, told the Valley Sun on...
  • Peacocks ruffle residents' feathers

     Peacocks ruffle residents' feathers
    To some, the two dozen peafowl who remain wild in the hillside area above Angeles Crest Highway near tiny Glenola Park are inspiring for their novelty and beauty. To many others, the noisy, messy birds make for lousy neighbors. But neither side in the...
  • Council supports license for liquor store

    La Cañada Flintridge City Council members split 3-2 Monday on plans for a new liquor store to open in the former Foothill Liquor location, the majority ultimately deciding to support a new operator's bid for a state Department of Alcoholic Beverage...
  • City's trail loop almost finished

    A set of small trail projects in La Cañada Flintridge is expected to make a big difference for users of the city's extensive trail network. A new wilderness path now under construction between Verdugo Boulevard and Descanso Drive will, along with...
  • Council race taking shape

    Schools booster Charlie Kamar, anti-sewers activist Robert Richter, former Planning Commission member James K. Hill and Planning Commissioner Michael Davitt have each pulled nomination papers for the three seats at stake in the March 8 City Council...
  • Council weighs sound wall construction

    Caught between a desire to reduce noise levels along the Foothill (210) Freeway and shortfalls in funding for sound wall construction, La Cañada Flintridge City Council members now appear to favor a piecemeal approach. How things will eventually shake...
  • Neighbors win surprise appeal for street-widening

    Neighbors win surprise appeal for street-widening
    Fears of extraordinary traffic congestion at Beulah Drive and Foothill Boulevard after Henry's Market takes over the former Sport Chalet store there turned what might have been a routine zoning hearing Monday night into an impromptu City Council traffic-...