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  • Fun as a catalyst for learning science

    Fun as a catalyst for learning science
    Mountain Avenue Elementary students gladly went to school on a Saturday to play catch with a robot, use Red Vines to create DNA helixes and get a hair-raising lesson on electrical fields — all in the name of science. This past weekend, more than...
  • Orchestra leader Norman Mamey dies

    Orchestra leader Norman Mamey dies
    Norman Mamey, former conductor of the Glendale Symphony Orchestra and founder of the new Premiere Orchestra, has died following a battle with pancreatic cancer. A conductor, producer and musical director, his accomplishments include a Grammy for an...
  • Local Homenetmen chapter awards scholarships

    Local Homenetmen chapter awards scholarships
    More than $26,000 in scholarships were handed out to 19 college students from Glendale and surrounding areas last Sunday by the Homenetmen Glendale Ararat Chapter at Phoenicia restaurant. Sixteen students received $1,000 scholarships each and three...
  • College Update: St. Francis' Ian Hamilton leads way for locals during bowl season

    College Update: St. Francis' Ian Hamilton leads way for locals during bowl season
    Ian Hamilton (St. Francis High, 2011) University of Texas El Paso football senior: The former All-Area first-team wide receiver with the Golden Knights will kick off the festivities as his Miners get going Saturday on the first day of the bowl season....
  • Glendale, Hoover high football alums talk about tradition

    Glendale, Hoover high football alums talk about tradition
    Throughout the years, the cross-town high school football rivalry game between Glendale and Hoover has seen many variations. It’s been billed as the “Battle for the Victory Bell” and “The Big Game” along with “Battle...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: UC schools shouldn't overlook homegrown students

    Unquestionably, the older I get the more persnickety I become. It’s the curse of aging. Recently, I’ve read a plethora of articles about the politicians in Sacramento and other institutions of ill-repute betraying the youth of California by...
  • La Cañada History: Local resident settles in as JPL's chief engineer

    La Cañada History: Local resident settles in as JPL's chief engineer
    Ten Years Ago La Cañada Flintridge resident Brian Muirhead was settling into his new position as chief engineer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Muirhead first became acquainted with the operations at the lab as an intern in 1977; he was hired on the...
  • John Cicuto: Leader of the Vaqs

    John Cicuto: Leader of the Vaqs
    At 69, he's still got quite a sharp memory. He can recall the majority of football players he's coached and the games that took place while he stood on the sidelines wearing a headset. For John Cicuto, he's likely seen it all since he first arrived at...
  • Third graders get a visit from the mayor

    Third graders get a visit from the mayor
    Mayor Zareh Sinanyan visited third-graders at Franklin Magnet School on Friday where he stressed the importance of voting and answered questions from the students who are currently learning about government. “What happens if you don’t vote?&...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...