| Sep 19, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The eight candidates vying for three open seats on the La Caņada Unified School District board are expected to discuss their positions at an election forum next month.
The La Caņada PTA Council and the League of Women Voters Pasadena Area are hosting the...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 2:53 PM
The seven candidates running for three open seats on the Glendale Univied school board explain why they should be elected.
I am the best candidate for the Glendale School Board because of my experience as a PTA president, Glendale teacher,...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Ten Years Ago
A new local theater group, The Foothill Musical Theatre founded by Marlys Marsteller and Lance Merrill was preparing its inaugural production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s “Into the Woods,” which would be staged...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 10:23 AM
Whether or not we all agree on the importance of curriculum standards (I'm on record as supporting the Common Core goals), I expect most of us could list a few things we'd like more children to learn in school or elsewhere before they become adults....
| Dec 4, 2013
| 3:02 PM
On a rainy morning, La Caņada Unified Board President Scott Tracy opens the front door of his Woodleigh Lane house, unique from neighboring homes in that it is below road level and perched atop a stream that cuts a natural course through the backyard...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Of all the very informative training sessions and workshops I’ve attended in my years as a PTA parent and while serving on the school board, some of the best were the programs of the National Conference for Community and Justice.
| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A midday candidate's forum for the upcoming Nov. 5 La Caņada school board election will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30 in Van de Kamp Hall in Descanso Gardens.
The forum is open to the public; those who would like to eat...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:10 PM
As a parent, Jennifer Rubendall has been active in the school district that has served her two teenage boys. She has held positions as PTA president of Palm Crest Elementary School and La Caņada High School 7/8.
Rubendall, 47, currently serves on the...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Seventy-two golfers teed up Monday for a tournament at La Caņada Flintridge Country Club that raised some green — more than $10,000 — in support of enrichment programs offered at Palm Crest Elementary School.
PHOTOS: Palm Crest Elementary...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:38 AM
This post was updated with correct information.
The ballot for the Nov. 5 La Caņada Unified school board election is crowded: Eight candidates are vying for three open seats, with some of the candidates choosing to run their campaigns on shoestring...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:31 PM
My husband and I have been lucky, particularly as parents. As I look toward Thanksgiving, I'm mindful of the good fortune and help we've had along the way, starting with the Realtors who helped us find our house in 1981.
It was Mary Ann Plumley —...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 12:24 PM
A leader of our community. You heard it right. A leader of our community. That’s what they call me.
I spew 800 words of whimsy, wit and wisdom — OK, maybe the first two — once a week in the local newspaper, and they bestow this title...