The Early Edition: La Cañada Valley Sun

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L.A. Times Columnist Steve Lopez answers a question from moderator Mark Salzman, during the OneCityOneBook event at the La Cañada Unified School District Sunday. Lopez is the author of the book The Soloist, which was featured at the event. (Scott Smeltzer/News-Press)

Chronicling the plight of homelessness
Speaking at the OneCityOneBook event in La Cañada on Sunday, Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez described his first visit to skid row in downtown Los Angeles in the spring of 2005.

Voters to head to the polls
Months worth of fliers, telephone calls and handshakes will culminate on Tuesday as La Cañada voters go to the polls to elect three individuals to the La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board.

Voters turn down $40 million sewer project
A $40 million project that would bring low-pressure sewer systems to 680 households in three sections of the city south of Foothill Boulevard was turned down by voters who rejected the formation of an assessment district.

LCHS cross country keeps up pace at Mt. SAC
La Cañada High cross country continued their impressive run this season at Mt. San Antonio College Cross Country Invitational as the boys’ team came in fifth and the girls’ team came in eighth overall in the Division 3 team sweepstakes races.

Spartans tame Vikings, 42-6
With 28 members of the Spartan team manning the sidelines and five homecoming princesses anxiously awaiting the crowning of a queen, quarterback Rocky Moore ensured that, at least on Homecoming Night, the 2009 edition of the La Cañada football team did not let their fans down on the home field — and he led his team to victory in record-setting fashion.

There’s much ado around town
This week there’s just too much happening around La Cañada to settle on one topic here, so be forewarned my offering to you today is a hodgepodge.


Written by Times Community News

October 29, 2009 at 10:33 am

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