The Early Edition: La Cañada Valley Sun

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From left, Maggie, Eleanor and Reg Green work on portrait of their son/brother Nicholas Green which will be installed in the 2010 Donate Life Rose Parade Float "New Life Rises" at Phoenix Floats in Pasadena on Saturday, December 12, 2009. The Greens live in La Canada. Nicholas was killed by robbers when the family was traveling in Italy 15 years ago this year. (Raul Roa/Valley Sun)

A labor of love
Maggie Green meticulously glued ground flower petals over a photographic outline of her late son’s eyes.

La Cañada home prices dip
Average home prices in La Cañada Flintridge dipped in November for the third consecutive month, according to a real estate report released this week.

La Cañada starts Classic with victory
La Cañada boys’ basketball followed up a third place finish at the Arroyo Tournament last week with a strong victory over Lincoln, 69-40, in the first game of the La Cañada Classic on Tuesday.

Knights spring leak
Despite the fact it was a consolation-bracket semifinal, Saturday night’s Ralph Brandt Tournament contest between St. Francis High and El Camino Real — a matchup of reigning CIF Southern California Regional champions — was a marquee matchup on paper.

Piece of Mind: Mucking around in a heavy issue
It will come as no surprise to those familiar with my regular pleas not to serve alcohol to teens that I’m upset by Saturday night’s death of South Pas student leader Aydin Salek and disgusted by the adults whose Altadena home was the site of the bash where Salek reportedly imbibed.


Written by Times Community News

December 17, 2009 at 9:14 am

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