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  • Kenneth Schechter dies at 83; Navy pilot performed heroic blind landing

    Kenneth Schechter dies at 83; Navy pilot performed heroic blind landing
    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...
  • Glendale High School archery students bow to an expert

    Glendale High School archery students bow to an expert
    Just weeks before Glendale High’s archery team competes in a state championship, five-time Olympic archer Khatuna Lorig dropped by Tuesday to offer advice to team members on their form, footing and follow-through. Lorig, who practices the sport for...
  • Luncheon to raise scholarship funds for Glendale Area Alumnae Panhellenic

    The reservation deadline for the Glendale Area Alumnae Panhellenic's annual scholarship luncheon is next Wednesday, March 12. The luncheon will be held at 11 a.m. March 22 at the Oakmont Country Club, 3100 Country Club Drive. This year's event, with...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: The SAT exam adapts to modern times

    The Whiteboard Jungle: The SAT exam adapts to modern times
    The high school experience includes several rites of passage for students: getting a driver’s license, going out on a first date, and taking the SAT. Now the SAT journey has just gotten a little smoother. Last week, the College Board, the...
  • On the Town: Oakmont League hands out scholarships

    On the Town: Oakmont League hands out scholarships
    Glendale's Oakmont League at the Oakmont took its turn on the scholarship bandwagon by handing out thousands of dollars to community school students. Three nonprofit organizations were also the recipients of funds. Last Wednesday, Ann Chadney,...
  • Hard work pays off at Glendale High

    Hard work pays off  at Glendale High
    More than 600 seniors, clad in red and black gowns, turned their tassels on Tuesday as they graduated from Glendale High School. PHOTOS: 2014 Glendale High School graduation During the past four years, the graduating class contributed 16,000...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Hoover High produced an infamous graduate

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Hoover High produced an infamous graduate
    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...
  • Man with cerebral palsy shares his story at GCC

    Man with cerebral palsy shares his story at GCC
    A 25-year-old man born with cerebral palsy, whose first doctors predicted his abilities would keep him from talking, shared his story on Monday with students and educators at Glendale Community College about overcoming his life’s multitude of...
  • Students contemplate change at Interfaith Baccalaureate

    While most high school seniors' heads are spinning with graduation plans and the onset of summer, one group of grads-to-be are taking a moment to reflect on the profound spiritual shift that will soon occur and how their faith will play a role in what...
  • Armenian study center to debut at UCLA

    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...
  • La Cañada High School graduates enter the next phase

    La Cañada High School graduates enter the next phase
    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...
  • Op-ed: Make LCUSD a charter district

    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...