| Feb 28, 2014
| 6:50 PM
On March 28, Glendale High School will rename its auditorium the John Wayne Performing Arts Center in honor of its most well-known alumnus.
This led me to wonder if Hoover High had any famous graduates of its own who may qualify for naming rights for its...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 9:48 AM
The stunned Navy pilot was gripped in pain, blood was pouring down his face and a good part of his warplane was destroyed.
But worst of all, Ensign Kenneth Schechter couldn't see. An enemy shell had smashed into his Skyraider and fragments pierced his...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:22 AM
When students first set foot on the brand-new La Cañada High School campus back in September 1963, they had no idea they were creating a legacy.
The city’s new unified school district had just formed two years prior, separating itself...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:50 AM
The crowd erupts in cheers as a Trojan warrior parades a white horse down Foothill Boulevard.
“It's Traveler!” shouts a woman, who dashes into the street for a photo with the University of Southern California mascot.
GRAPHIC: La Canada's...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 4:04 PM
The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Dylan Kilgour (Crescenta Valley High, 2012) sophomore guard, Macalester College men's basketball: Just four games into the season and Kilgour has already been a model of consistency for...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Glendale school officials have hired a Hermosa Beach company to monitor and analyze public social media posts, saying the service will help them step in when students are in danger of harming themselves or others.
After collecting information from...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Glendale Teachers Assn. officials, in talks with the district regarding its support for federal Race to the Top funds, said they remain concerned regarding testing requirements and funding implications — issues that scuttled Glendale Unified’s...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:52 PM
For the first time in its 40-year history, Verdugo Hills Hospital is no longer independent, announcing on Tuesday that it has completed its merger with USC’s Keck Medical Center.
The partnership, first explored by Verdugo Hills board members at a...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Finding sufficient funding to maintain the high-quality of the La Cañada Unified School District has been a continuing problem in La Cañada Flintridge for most of the 32 years I have lived here. Having enough money is the means to the end of maintaining...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:40 PM
An allotment of Armenian books and cultural artifacts linked to the country's history and diaspora following the 1915 genocide will debut at UCLA in the first permanent research program of its kind at any major American university dedicated to Armenian...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 11:18 AM
If anything can be said about La Cañada High School's graduating class of 2013, it's that they are utterly unafraid to let their light shine and, in doing so, make the world a brighter place.
Graduates were a sight to behold Thursday evening as they...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 8:23 PM
For many graduates, Clark Magnet High School wasn't just an institution that challenged them, it was a place where everybody knew each other's name.
Donning a green cap and gown, 18-year-old senior Sylvie Saad said she will always remember Clark as a...