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  • Midday La Cañada School Board candidate's forum scheduled at Descanso Gardens

    A midday candidate's forum for the upcoming Nov. 5 La Cañada 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...
  • Rubendall cites her PTA experience

    Rubendall cites her PTA experience
    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 Cañada High School 7/8. Rubendall, 47, currently serves on the...
  • Fundraising as a matter of course for Palm Crest dads

    Fundraising as a matter of course for Palm Crest dads
    Seventy-two golfers teed up Monday for a tournament at La Cañada 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...
  • Board campaign budgets vary widely

    Board campaign budgets vary widely
    This post was updated with correct information. The ballot for the Nov. 5 La Cañada 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...
  • Learning Matters: Parent Ed and co-op programs deserve expansion

    Learning Matters: Parent Ed and co-op programs deserve expansion
    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 —...
  • Small Wonders: Finding worlds within a good book

    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...
  • The beat of nonviolence

    The beat of nonviolence
    A message of nonviolence was sent vibrating through Roosevelt Middle School Thursday when students took in the rhythms of Street Beat performers, on campus to help mark Yellow Ribbon Week. It was one of nearly a dozen assemblies hosted throughout...
  • Equal access and fairness

    Thank you for your Dec. 4 article on the fallout from the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California suit about school fees. Parents are very confused now about what they ought to do concerning materials for their children's classes. The...
  • BB gun case has parents on the boil

    An incident last week in which a 10-year-old boy brandished a BB gun at the home of a Burbank schoolmate has put district officials on the fine line of heeding parent calls for more accountability while protecting student rights. Despite assurances from...
  • Reading over summer keeps skills sharp

    It really is not too soon to begin planning for the start of the upcoming school year by marking Monday, Aug. 29 on calendars as the first day of classes. Glendale Unified School District has a three-year calendar available for viewing at its website,...
  • Hoover Band played at important venues in mid-1950s

    Hoover Band played at important venues in mid-1950s
    Bill Russell has fond memories of his years at Hoover High School. As a member of the school band, Russell and his fellow players marched down Main Street at the just-opened Disneyland, performed for the audience at the annual Hoover vs. Glendale game...
  • Volunteer receives national honor

    For his volunteer service, James Lui, an IT administrator for ARAMARK Uniform Services in Burbank, recently received a Gold Jefferson Award for Public Service — one of the nation’s top honors for community service and volunteerism. As a board...