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By Seth Amitin | August 28, 2009
LA CAÑADA — American Red Cross and Pasadena Humane Society officials were preparing for evacuees Friday at the La Cañada High School as the Station Fire continued threaten La Cañada Flintridge below. Few people took advantage of the shelter overnight Thursday amid voluntary evacuation orders, the volunteers remained vigilant and prepared Friday. “We’re here to facilitate evacuations,” said Red Cross Shelter Manager Bernie Nazari, “and we’re keeping it open until the situation with the fire changes or we need to house more individuals or something like that.
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By Seth Amitin | August 29, 2009
LA CAÑADA — American Red Cross and Pasadena Humane Society officials were preparing for evacuees Friday at the La Cañada High School as the Station Fire continued to threaten La Cañada Flintridge below. Few people took advantage of the shelter overnight Thursday amid voluntary evacuation orders, the volunteers remained vigilant and prepared Friday. Five people had registered as of 3 p.m. Friday, “but there have been new mandatory evacuations so we’re expecting more people,” said Linday Mayer, public information officer for the Red Cross.
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By Chris Wiebe | July 31, 2006
The side lawn of the Central Library was transformed into a tidy barnyard on Saturday as a laid-back band of farm animals set up camp in Glendale. And where animals roam, children are sure to follow ? which is just what library staff intended, to attract children to the library during the summer as a part of the Summer Reading Program. Two pygmy goats, two alpacas, two chickens and a smattering of ducks and bunnies composed a handy rural backdrop for entertainers Sandy Walker and Barbara Leone, who introduced each animal with a lively jingle.
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August 17, 2001
Amber Willard GRIFFITH PARK -- Visitors were allowed to get a little closer to some of the animals Thursday at the Los Angeles Zoo, with the opening of a petting area and other sections especially for children. After a 14-year absence of a petting zoo, the Winnick Family Children's Zoo opened Thursday morning on a two-acre site near the zoo's entrance. Five-year-old Rachel Trail was one of the first children into Muriel's Ranch, the petting area with goats and alpacas, as well as a miniature horse and donkey.
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By Tiffany Kelly, tiffany.kelly@latimes.com | January 25, 2013
A La Cañada Flintridge resident may be able to keep his 475-tree persimmon grove, horses and alpacas despite a recent update to the city's General Plan that forbids agricultural activity on open spaces. William Johnson, who maintains the farm on his property - although Southern California Edison owns the 11-acre plot of land where the trees are located - says he has signed a memorandum with the city that allows him to continue his operation. City officials, though, say they only agreed to consider his request.
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By Arin Mikailian, arin.mikailian@latimes.com | April 9, 2014
Familiar sightings in La Crescenta such as roving robots and dogs in festive outfits were joined by uncommon visitors such as the world's largest breed of porcupine on Saturday at the ninth annual Hometown Country Fair. The event brought together many kinds of foods, live acts, carnival rides and critters at Crescenta Valley Park, but many visitors were just happy to see their neighbors on a weekend outing. Resident Leanna Levine came to see her daughters - a gymnast and a cheerleader - perform.
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August 10, 2001
BEST BET: The Glendale Centre Theatre, 324 N. Orange St. presents "Forever Plaid," a comedy by Stuart Ross. Pictured, from left, are Daniel Thomas, Kurt Cereske, Alex Camp and Danny Michaels, who star in the musical about a male quartet who are taken before their time while traveling to their first gig and are given a chance to come back and sing the songs they never got the chance to sing. Performances are at 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday through Aug. 18. For tickets call 244-8481.
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By Seth Amitin | August 29, 2009
LA CAÑADA — American Red Cross and Pasadena Humane Society officials were preparing for evacuees Friday at the La Cañada High School as the Station Fire continued to threaten La Cañada Flintridge below. Few people took advantage of the shelter overnight Thursday amid voluntary evacuation orders, the volunteers remained vigilant and prepared Friday. Five people had registered as of 3 p.m. Friday, “but there have been new mandatory evacuations so we’re expecting more people,” said Linday Mayer, public information officer for the Red Cross.
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By Seth Amitin | August 28, 2009
LA CAÑADA — American Red Cross and Pasadena Humane Society officials were preparing for evacuees Friday at the La Cañada High School as the Station Fire continued threaten La Cañada Flintridge below. Few people took advantage of the shelter overnight Thursday amid voluntary evacuation orders, the volunteers remained vigilant and prepared Friday. “We’re here to facilitate evacuations,” said Red Cross Shelter Manager Bernie Nazari, “and we’re keeping it open until the situation with the fire changes or we need to house more individuals or something like that.
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