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By Mary O’Keefe | November 23, 2007
The Montrose Search and Rescue responded to a lost hiker call over the weekend. According to rescue member Mike Leum, the team was called out at 10 p.m. on Saturday when a man and his family did not come home from a hike near Mt. Wilson. ?It was a big search,? Leum said. ?A man took his [children], a six, four and two year-old on a hike.? The hike was extremely ambitious without children, from the base of Mt. Wilson to the top and back again. The man left his vehicle at 9 a.m. on Saturday morning, a family member called later that night when he did not return.
SPORTS
June 9, 2006
Nearly 400 persons competed in the 5K run event at the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA Fun Run at the 31st annual Fiesta Days held on May 29 at the La Cañada Flintridge Descanso Gardens. Almost 300 runners competed in the 10K run and another 70 participated in the 5K walk. A number of residents of La Crescenta participated in the events. The first three overall male winners in the 10K run were Alberto Ramos (34:47) of Los Angeles, Robert Leonardo (34:52) of Lancaster and Chris Evans (35:44)
SPORTS
March 13, 2009
The Prep League has announced that five Flintridge Prep players were named to the All-League Girls Soccer team for the 2008-?09 season. Making the first team were sophomore Brooke Elby and freshman Connell Studenmund. Elby, a sophomore from Sierra Madre, led the team in scoring with 10 goals and five assists. Studenmund, a defender from Pasadena, anchored a strong defense that allowed only seven goals in nine league games (the second fewest in the league). Making the second team were forward Alex Baptiste, a senior from Pasadena; midfielder Alina Okamoto, a sophomore from Altadena; and freshman midfielder/defender Kate Lyon, a freshman from Pasadena.
NEWS
April 14, 2000
Amber Willard GLENDALE -- San Gabriel is the newest addition to the Verdugo Communications Center, started 15 years ago by Glendale, Burbank and Pasadena. San Gabriel is the ninth city to join the 911 system, which has computer-aided dispatching that connects all of the areas. By linking to the system, San Gabriel will also help pay for the $1.7-million annual operation cost. The nine cities split the costs on the basis of size and number of calls.
NEWS
May 7, 2004
Cerritos fire in Temecula By Jennifer Berry In addition to being on standby to help those inside Glendale city limits in their time of need, Glendale Fire Department firefighters also are helping fight brush fires blazing in Temecula. GFD Capt. Carlos Guererro said he received a request Tuesday after 4 p.m. for the department to assist with fighting the Cerritos Fire in Temecula Canyon, about 90 miles southeast of Glendale. The request asked for two strike teams from area C, a response area that stretches from Burbank to Sierra Madre and includes the city of Glendale.
NEWS
By Mary O'Keefe | March 30, 2007
The majestic mountains that surround La Cañada are a sense of pride and what makes the city unique as a hidden bedroom community. Although the city may be a hidden suburb of Los Angeles, it cannot hide from the danger that lies beneath. In a recent seminar on earthquakes sponsored by the La Cañada Flintridge Public Safety Commission, Dr. Lucy Jones of the US Geological Survey, multi-hazard coordinator of Southern California and local resident, spoke on the reality of earthquakes, specifically in Southern California.
NEWS
March 12, 2001
Claudia Peschiutta ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST -- Sunday wasn't exactly a day of rest for the Montrose Search and Rescue Team. After a long search that began Saturday evening, members found four lost skiers in the Mt. Waterman area at about 4 a.m. on Sunday, said Sgt. Christopher Reed of the Los Angeles County Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station. With that mission completed, the team concentrated its efforts on finding four lost hikers in the same area.
LOCAL
October 28, 2005
Young men and women interested in attending a United States Service Academy beginning in July 2006 have until Friday, Nov. 11, to submit their applications for a nomination to Congressman David Dreier's Glendora office. To be considered for admission to the U.S. Air Force, Military, Naval, or Merchant Marine Academy, a student must first obtain a nomination from their local congressman. To be nominated by Congressman Dreier, an applicant must be between the ages of 17 and 23, a United States Citizen, a resident of Congressman Dreier's district, and a high school graduate by July 1, 2006.
NEWS
June 24, 2005
We live in an enviable locale: beautiful homes, great schools, mountain views. What we small-town LCF residents lack are the folksy touches found in other communities of our size, places like Montrose, South Pasadena and Sierra Madre. Intimate gathering places are rare here and if the current trend continues, they will become an endangered species. My wife and I stopped into Higley's the other day, you know that shabby chic coffee house that has an inviting bohemian ambience.
NEWS
September 6, 2003
Lees -- Traeger Martha Gabriella Lees and Tim Karl Traeger, both of Sierra Madre, were married at Lakeside Beach Grill in South Lake Tahoe. Minister David Barth officiated. The maid of honor was Annette Fernandez and the bridesmaid was Dolores de Harte. The best man was Sean Hart and the groomsman was Rudolph Frank Traeger III. The reception also took place at the Lakeside Beach Grill. The couple took a honeymoon trip to Maui and Kauai, Hawaii.
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NEWS
By Lisa Dupuy | March 13, 2014
In the charming village of Sierra Madre, a new French cafe has popped up with an atmosphere as fresh as the food they serve. Monsieur Crêpe is a light-filled space with easy counter service, making it a top choice for local workers, shoppers and residents wanting a place to read the paper or chat over coffee. Monsieur Crêpe offers sweet or savory crêpes, nutritious salads and unique sandwiches with a West Coast flair. West coast of France as well as America. Owner Aurelien (Tony)
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SPORTS
By Charles Rich | April 19, 2012
SIERRA MADRE - For a team featuring six seniors in the starting lineup, Holy Family softball Coach Greg Ziomek didn't like what he saw from the Gaels during a key Horizon League contest Thursday. Much to Ziomek's surprise, the Gaels committed four errors in a 9-0 loss against host Alverno. Holy Family came into the game tied for second with Alverno in league behind defending league champion San Gabriel Mission. A victory by the Gaels in the first of two head-to-head meetings with the Jaguars would have boosted the Gaels' confidence.
THE626NOW
October 4, 2011
Officials are cautioning residents to be alert after two mountain lions were found early Tuesday morning sitting on the front lawn of a home in Sierra Madre. A resident reported seeing the two cats about 12:32 a.m. in front of a house on the 600 block of Camillo Road, said Sgt. Ruben Enriques of the Sierra Madre Police Department. The cats were still in the yard when officers arrived, but police scared them off by turning on their sirens, he said. Wildlife encounters are common in the community, which lies in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains.
SPORTS
March 13, 2009
The Prep League has announced that five Flintridge Prep players were named to the All-League Girls Soccer team for the 2008-?09 season. Making the first team were sophomore Brooke Elby and freshman Connell Studenmund. Elby, a sophomore from Sierra Madre, led the team in scoring with 10 goals and five assists. Studenmund, a defender from Pasadena, anchored a strong defense that allowed only seven goals in nine league games (the second fewest in the league). Making the second team were forward Alex Baptiste, a senior from Pasadena; midfielder Alina Okamoto, a sophomore from Altadena; and freshman midfielder/defender Kate Lyon, a freshman from Pasadena.
NEWS
By Charly Shelton | July 25, 2008
The Crescenta Valley Arts Council is hosting its second annual ?Shakespeare in the Park? event. Next Friday, Aug. 1, the Southern California Lyric Theatre will be performing William Shakespeare?s ?Much Ado About Nothing? at Two Strike Park in La Crescenta. The troupe has been performing it every weekend in July, and its last scheduled performance will be on Aug. 2 in Sierra Madre. Last year, SCLT presented, ?A Midsummer Night?s Dream.? The event was a huge success, with nearly 500 in attendance last year, and next Friday?
FEATURES
March 29, 2008
NATIONAL CHARITY LEAGUE PRESENTS SENIOR CLASS The Glendale Chapter of National Charity League recognized the senior class of 2008 at its annual Presentation on March 8 at the Universal Sheraton Hotel. Presentation marks the culmination of six years of philanthropic work, educational activities and cultural events for local high school seniors. This Ticktocker class consists of 27 seniors from the local communities, and all are preparing to attend institutions of higher learning in the fall.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Joyce Rudolph | February 2, 2008
A partnership has developed between local artists and Chevy Chase Country Club that offers artists a venue to show their work and also provides artwork for empty walls of the Glendale club. Glendale resident and oil painter Dahl Delu knew there were several local artists in his neighborhood. He also knew how hard it was to find a place to show one’s work. “I noticed the country club’s restaurant, ballroom, bar and lounge have bare walls,” he said. “I asked them about us doing a group show there, and they said yes.” He called seven of his neighbors who are artists, and in three weeks they put together their first show in October.
NEWS
By Mary O’Keefe | November 23, 2007
The Montrose Search and Rescue responded to a lost hiker call over the weekend. According to rescue member Mike Leum, the team was called out at 10 p.m. on Saturday when a man and his family did not come home from a hike near Mt. Wilson. ?It was a big search,? Leum said. ?A man took his [children], a six, four and two year-old on a hike.? The hike was extremely ambitious without children, from the base of Mt. Wilson to the top and back again. The man left his vehicle at 9 a.m. on Saturday morning, a family member called later that night when he did not return.
NEWS
By Jason Wells | August 16, 2007
LA CRESCENTA — County parks and recreation crews will install a temporary outdoor performance stage at Crescenta Valley Park within the year, according to arts commissioners, who plan to announce the addition at tonight’s Crescenta Valley Town Council meeting. The mobile stage, which will be owned and maintained by the county Department of Parks and Recreation, will fit atop the basketball court at Crescenta Valley Park, said Town Councilman Robert Thomas, who co-chairs the council’s Arts Commission.
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