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  • Russell appointed to vacant seat on Glendale School Board

    Russell appointed to vacant seat on Glendale School Board
    Glendale school officials appointed Sandy Russell to its board Wednesday night with a 3-1 vote after a series of televised interviews with five applicants vying for the seat. “I’m humbled, I’m overwhelmed, and I’m excited…...
  • LCUSD's making tech gains but has a long way to go, director says

    La Cañada Unified has made great strides toward integrating technology into the classroom but still has a long way to go, according to technology director Jamie Lewsadder’s road map for the district. On Tuesday, Lewsadder shared with the school...
  • Learning Matters: Students seem to have less independence

    Learning Matters: Students seem to have less independence
    Over the last few years, thanks to the work of parent and traffic-safety advocate Kara Sergile, I've had experience as both a valet drop-off lane attendant and a "walking school bus" volunteer with R.D. White Elementary. Valet lanes at White and other...
  • LCF resident eyes board seat

    LCF resident eyes board seat
    A resident of the Sagebrush area of La Cañada Flintridge is one of five candidates looking to be appointed to the Glendale school board this week following school board member Mary Boger’s resignation due to illness. Of the 16 who applied for the...
  • Five to vie for Glendale's open school board seat

    Five to vie for Glendale's open school board seat
    Glendale school officials released the names of the five candidates looking to be appointed to the school board this week following school board member Mary Boger's resignation due to illness. Of the 16 who applied for the appointed position, school...
  • Piece of Mind: Bad drivers may never shift gears

    An age-old problem was tackled again in City Hall last week, when several parents of students who attend La Cañada Elementary School spoke to the Public Works and Traffic Commission about their struggles with drivers who drop off or pick up their children...
  • District's new operations head brings teaching, administrative experience to the table

    When it comes to school district business and finance, La Cañada Unified's new chief business and operations officer, Mark Evans, is sort of a triple threat. In addition to being a numbers guy, Evans has worked for years as a teacher in multiple...
  • Learning Matters: CliffsNotes for the school board candidates

    Learning Matters: CliffsNotes for the school board candidates
    This is the second part of a column on tips for school board candidates. A new member of the school board has a lot to learn. Fortunately for our district, board members have the benefit of governance classes offered by the California School Boards...
  • Report answers queries regarding possible Sagebrush transfer

    Glendale school officials this week released answers to 63 questions posed by parents and residents during a PTA meeting last month at Mountain Avenue Elementary about the possible transfer of an area called the Sagebrush territory to the La Cañada...
  • 818 Roundup: Deaths of Burbank teens ruled as accidental; Fewer Burbank grads enrolling in college

    818 Roundup: Deaths of Burbank teens ruled as accidental; Fewer Burbank grads enrolling in college
    Good morning, locals. Today is Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.  Temperatures today are expected to reach a high of 96 and a low of 72 degrees in the Glendale area today. Headlines from the area: - The deaths of three Burbank teens killed in a car...
  • PTA Column: Back to school in the Crescenta Valley

    Freemont Elementary Dine out this Wednesday from 3 to 9 p.m. at Panda Express, 700 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada and help Fremont at the same time. A portion of the proceeds go to the school through this fundraiser. For more information, contact Jenny...
  • LCUSD seeks transfer talks on Sagebrush

    Glendale Unified Supt. Dick Sheehan is making the rounds to three elementary schools that could be affected by the potential transfer of the Sagebrush area of La Cañada Flintridge into La Cañada Unified School District. Meanwhile, La Cañada Unified...