| Jun 9, 2015
| 1:28 PM
Classes in the Glendale Unified School District are dismissed for the summer, with lessons resuming on Aug. 10. During this time, summer fun is the focus for most students, with summer school classes scheduled in for others.
Good nutrition, however,...
| Jun 3, 2015
| 4:54 PM
Memories of Verdugo Woodlands’ Fathers’ Follies are strong for Jill Colegrove Benone.
Her father, Jac (pronounced Jake) Colegrove, was on stage with the follies in the mid-’50s. Then, when Benone’s children attended Verdugo...
| May 28, 2015
| 2:44 PM
The Korean American Parents Assn. (KAPA) held its meeting marking this end of the school year on May 14 at Gelson's Market in La Cañada. The event was organized by Helen Ha and Sun Chung, who share the chairmanship of the PTA Outreach Committee.
| May 26, 2015
| 11:57 AM
Glendale Supt. Richard Sheehan is expected to accept a job to head up the troubled Covina-Valley Unified School District this evening.
The San Gabriel Valley district, which made national news earlier this year for a series of sex scandals, called...
| May 19, 2015
| 1:18 PM
The school year is coming to a close for students in the Glendale Unified School District and with the sunset of lessons and homework comes graduation ceremonies and promotion events celebrating educational milestones.
Among these, the annual...
| May 12, 2015
| 2:55 PM
An open house and “Recorder” program will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, and a volunteer breakfast will be held at 7:30 a.m. on May 21. Contact the school’s office for more information about either of these events.
| May 1, 2015
| 5:22 PM
A nearly 70-year tradition that features local fathers producing a light-hearted display of shenanigans will take to the stage again next week at Glendale High School for the 68th annual “Fathers’ Follies.”
The event, dubbed by “...
| May 1, 2015
| 9:00 AM
For her sometimes quiet, yet undoubtedly valuable contributions to the community, longtime volunteer Martha Burns has been officially named "2014 La Cañadan of the Year."
Burns was officially bestowed with the title in a ceremony Wednesday held at...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 12:07 PM
Glendale High School's 2015 yearbook is now complete, thanks to the work of editors-in-chief Doug Schowengerdt, Laura Tabanyi and Maddie Wills, along with their staff. A yearbook costs $85 and can be purchased online at the school store. The yearbook's...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 12:25 PM
A delicious way to help support children and youth with medical and dental services is to attend Glendale Healthy Kids' Taste of Downtown Glendale from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on April 29. Tickets are $25 for adults ($30 to add wine) and $10 for children....
| Apr 3, 2015
| 3:45 PM
While researching an upcoming column, I’ve been spending some time at the Central Library. Looking through old city directories in the Special Collections room and viewing microfilm of the Glendale News-Press, circa 1955 (it was a bigger paper then!...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 3:14 PM
Longtime La Cañada volunteer Martha Burns isn't one to seek out the spotlight, but it keeps finding her anyway.
At least that's been the case for the past year, since Burns was selected by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) as "Woman of the Year" from last...