| Nov 1, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Scarecrows, jack-o’-lanterns, hay bales and witches have appeared again at elementary schools across the district. PTA members have been setting up game booths, enlisting volunteers and gathering prizes by the boxful.
The events go by various names...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Lost in the middle of the midterm election coverage this week was a major press conference on Monday by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announcing a $150-million infusion into the Big Apple’s 94 worst-performing schools, creating community...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 11:12 AM
The office for the Early Education and Extended Learning Programs has moved to 520 E. Wilson Ave., Suite 215, in Glendale. It will be open today in the new location. The department provides high-quality preschool and before- and after-school care to the...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Children whose parents talk with them regularly about drugs are 42% less likely to use drugs than teenagers whose parents don’t bring up the topic. Despite this, only a quarter of teens indicate having these conversations.
In recognizing this, a...
| 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...