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  • It's a Trojan kind of town: Deep, long connection ties USC to La Cañada

    It's a Trojan kind of town: Deep, long connection ties USC to La Cañada
    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...
  • Clark graduates prepare for next chapter

    Clark graduates prepare for next chapter
    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...
  • 'Priceless' LCHS teacher recalls moments

    'Priceless' LCHS teacher recalls moments
    When La Cañada High School sophomore Kara Thompson got an assignment in history class to interview people about what defines humanity, one of the first people she sought out was Todd Kissel. She'd never had a class with the seventh-grade math teacher,...
  • 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...
  • Dylan Kilgour leads way with hot start at Macalester

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Congratulations: Altrusa salutes youth for service

    Along with family and administrators, Glendale Altrusans honored four accomplished eighth-grade students from Roosevelt, Rosemont, Toll and Wilson middle schools, for their exemplary community service. The are Melody Shahsavarani, Noemi Rodriguez,...
  • Local day laborers: Older, undocumented, undereducated

    Local day laborers: Older, undocumented, undereducated
    The average day laborer in Harbor City and Wilmington is 44 years old and has lived in the United States for nearly 17 years, according to survey results out of Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. The Harbor-UCLA Summer Urban Health Fellowship conducted research...