| Oct 17, 2014
| 6:51 PM
A youth pastor, a longtime council member and a former schoolteacher represent some of the candidates looking to be part of the Crescenta Valley Town Council.
This year, La Crescenta residents will vote to fill six slots. A total of six people are...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:20 PM
A few years ago, a French-Armenian graduate student came to Glendale to gather research for her dissertation on Armenian communities in Glendale and Hollywood. I had the pleasure of spending several hours with her at the invitation of my City Attorney...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 10:24 AM
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…...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 1:09 PM
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...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 1:07 PM
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...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 3:04 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:19 PM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 8:11 PM
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...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 6:00 PM
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...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 2:36 PM
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...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 1:33 PM
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...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:27 PM
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...