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  • GUSD plan to increase enrollment and expand dual-language program ignites debate

    A Glendale Unified School District plan to increase enrollment at La Crescenta-area elementary schools to allow for the expansion of dual-language immersion programs has ignited an intense debate among foothill neighbors regarding potential changes to...
  • Burroughs High PTA homework survey leads to push for quality over quantity

    After a local PTA conducted a survey of parents, the results sparked district officials to move forward with guidelines that emphasize quality over quantity when it comes to students’ homework — and state PTA officials are taking notice....
  • Board campaign budgets vary widely

    Board campaign budgets vary widely
    This post was updated with correct information. The ballot for the Nov. 5 La Cañada 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...
  • 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 —...
  • 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 Cañada 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 Cañada 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...
  • 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...
  • La Cañada History: Church of the Lighted Window dedicated a two-story building

    La Cañada History: Church of the Lighted Window dedicated a two-story building
    10 Years Ago Verdugo Hills Hospital (now USC Verdugo Hills), held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its newly expanded emergency department, which boosted the number of private treatment rooms from seven to 12. 20 Years Ago A La Cañada resident whose...
  • Glendale resident posts his objection to student social media monitoring

     Glendale resident posts his objection to student social media monitoring
    A grandfather of five stood up to castigate Glendale school officials for their decision to pay a company to monitor students' public posts on social networks, calling it an unconstitutional overreach. Tony Passarella, whose two daughters graduated from...
  • La Cañada school board candidate forum is set

    The eight candidates vying for three open seats on the La Cañada Unified School District board are expected to discuss their positions at an election forum next month. The La Cañada 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 Cañada  Unified School District board are expected to discuss their positions at an election forum next month. The La Cañada PTA Council and the League of Women Voters Pasadena Area are hosting...
  • Midday La Cañada School Board candidate's forum scheduled at Descanso Gardens

    A midday candidate's forum for the upcoming Nov. 5 La Cañada 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...