The City of La Cañada Flintridge is proud to announce the launch of the Gold Star Heroes Banner Program, an initiative designed to honor service members’ ultimate sacrifice while acknowledging their families’ profound loss and ongoing healing. Established by the City Council, the program seeks to pay tribute to those who have served our nation and safeguarded our freedoms.

The Gold Star Heroes Banner Program includes creating and installing banners for each Gold Star recipient, prominently displayed on light poles on Foothill Boulevard near Memorial Park throughout May. These banners will feature the service member’s full name, rank, photograph, and branch of service as a poignant reminder of their dedication and sacrifice.

To be eligible for inclusion in the program, honorees must meet specific criteria:

  • Military personnel must be Gold Star recipients, having died as a result of active-duty military service. AND
  • Military personnel must have either resided in or attended a school in La Cañada Flintridge, OR
  • The Gold Star family member (applicant) must be or have been a resident of La Cañada Flintridge.

Gold Star Heroes Banner Program applications will be accepted until Wednesday, May 1, 2024. All applications must be complete and accompanied by proof of eligibility, which can be submitted online at, in person at City Hall, or via email at

The City of La Cañada Flintridge provides this program free of charge.

For more information about the Gold Star Heroes Banner Program, including eligibility criteria and the application process, please visit the City of La Cañada Flintridge website at