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  • 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 Caņada 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 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...
  • 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 —...
  • Board campaign budgets vary widely

    Board campaign budgets vary widely
    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...
  • La Caņada History: New local theater group prepared its inaugural production

    La Cañada History: New local theater group prepared its inaugural production
    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...
  • Scott Tracy looks back on his LCUSD tenure

    Scott Tracy looks back on his LCUSD tenure
    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...
  • Learning Matters: Stories remain vivid from long-ago workshop

    Learning Matters: Stories remain vivid from long-ago workshop
    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. The conference...
  • Learning Matters: Lessons for life, lessons for all

    Learning Matters: Lessons for life, lessons for all
    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....
  • La Caņada school board candidate forum is set

    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...
  • Date set for LCUSD school board election forum

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

    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...
  • Glendale police attend autism workshop

    After several challenging encounters with people with autism, Glendale police officers are learning to identify symptoms of the disorder and diffuse tense situations involving autistic people. About 18 months ago, officers responding to a robbery call...