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  • Glendale High Cluster PTA: Graduation ceremonies are on the horizon

    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...
  • GUSD superintendent expected to leave district

    GUSD superintendent expected to leave district
    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...
  • KAPA marks end of school year

    KAPA marks end of school year
    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. KAPA...
  • Glendale Cluster PTA: Mark your calendars for these two events

    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....
  • Student artwork awarded at PTA reception

    Student artwork awarded at PTA reception
    Parents and student artists gathered in the La Canada Unified School District board room to view submissions to the La Cañada PTA Council Reflections contest during a March 11 reception. More than 60 students, from kindergarten through 12th grade, won...
  • Verdugo Views: Helping a Sister City relationship flower

    Verdugo Views: Helping a Sister City relationship flower
    Back in the days when Carroll W. Parcher was editor and publisher of the Glendale News-Press, he wrote a column, “In My Opinion,” supporting local causes and expressing his thoughts on life in this city. In the mid-1960s, he devoted several...
  • Learning Matters: Taking a look at news in 1955 and now

    Learning Matters: Taking a look at news in 1955 and now
    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!...
  • Recognition follows volunteer Martha Burns

    Recognition follows volunteer Martha Burns
    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...
  • Crescenta Valley PTA: Mountain Avenue to present 'MACK Night Out 2015'

    Mountain Avenue Elementary There will be a combined meeting of the PTA and its executive board at 9 a.m. on Friday in the auditorium. “MACK Night Out 2015” will be held at 6:30 p.m. on April 10 at La Cañada Country Club, 5500 Godbey Drive,...
  • Verdugo Views: The history behind a rector at St. Mark's

    Verdugo Views: The history behind a rector at St. Mark's
    Virginia Parlour Young was just about ready to start school when her family moved to Glendale and her father became rector of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. Clarance Parlour’s journey to Glendale was a lengthy one. Born in England, he grew up...
  • La Cañada History: Australia's Stephenson wins inaugural GNA tournament at Oakmont

    La Cañada History: Australia's Stephenson wins inaugural GNA tournament at Oakmont
    Ten Years Ago A small band of residents angered by the estimated costs to install sewers in their Flintridge neighborhoods held a demonstration in front of City Hall. Carrying handmade signs and waving them at passing motorists, the four-member group...
  • Glendale PTA: Community service favored at Glendale High

    Glendale High students can use the spring recess to work on community-service hours. School officials encourage students to experience at least 100 hours of community service during their four years of high school. For students who reach 100 hours and...