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  • Learning Matters: Taking a ride on life's elective wheel

    Learning Matters: Taking a ride on life's elective wheel
    As regular readers may have noticed, I’ve written a number of columns on school-to-career education. In another part-time job, I’ve also been assisting with an effort to extend and “articulate” career pathways to high-wage, high-...
  • Schools tap into tech with iPads

    Schools tap into tech with iPads
    On Tuesday morning, while their fellow schoolmates played outside during recess, a class of Palm Crest Elementary School first-graders was engaged in a different sort of play. They were playing with iPads — frolicking through desktop apps that...
  • La Cañada history: Local pilot died in plane crash

    La Cañada history: Local pilot died in plane crash
    Ten Years Ago The La Cañada Flintridge City Council awarded a $792,000 contract to Pima Construction to build a park on a former Caltrans lot on the south side of Foothill Boulevard near the Glendale (2) Freeway entrance. The transportation-themed...
  • Glendale PTA: Hoover, Toll and Keppel to host block party

    Hoover High School, Toll Middle School and Keppel Elementary will host their annual block party celebrating the arts from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 5. There will be great food, fun activities for the kids, amazing art and great music including...
  • Area officials participate in community Read-in at LCF schools

    Area officials participate in community Read-in at LCF schools
    City and school officials, as well as other local residents and business leaders turned out at La Cañada Elementary on Feb. 28 to participate in the annual Community Read-in, organized by the PTA. More than 25 members of the community were scheduled...
  • La Cañada history: LCF teen prepared for 1954 U.S. Figure Skating Championships

    La Cañada history: LCF teen prepared for 1954 U.S. Figure Skating Championships
    Ten Years Ago Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Alice C. Hill, a resident of La Cañada Flintridge, was named the 2004 Judge of the Year by the San Fernando Valley Bar Assn. Twenty Years Ago Mary Brosius was named rose curator for Descanso Gardens'...
  • Learning Matters: Kudos to workers trying to close the gap

    Learning Matters: Kudos to workers trying to close the gap
    It seems wherever I go in the realms of education and career, I'm being urged to "mind the gap." As London signs alert passengers to step carefully over the gap from platform to train, I've been directed to pay attention to the skills gap, gaps in...
  • Reflections awards recognize young artists

    Reflections awards recognize young artists
    Students, parents and principals alike gathered at La Cañada Unified School District headquarters the evening of Feb. 20 to celebrate the 69 award-winning students at the annual Reflections program awards ceremony that puts the focus on arts. “They...
  • State superintendent visits PTA

    The new Common Core State Standards and computerized state exams that students will begin taking in upcoming weeks were up for discussion Tuesday night at the La Cañada home of Glendale Council PTA President Sandy Russell, where State Supt. Tom...
  • State superintendent of schools visits to talk Common Core, state exams

    State Supt. Tom Torlakson was in town on Wednesday, but not to speak at a large rally. He was in a much more intimate setting — the home of Glendale Council PTA President Sandy Russell, where he fielded questions from about 10 local parents about...
  • 818 Roundup: Murder sentence, Glendale veterans' housing project breaks ground, state superintendent of school visits to talk Common Core, state exams

    818 Roundup: Murder sentence, Glendale veterans' housing project breaks ground, state superintendent of school visits to talk Common Core, state exams
    Greetings, 818 readers! Today is Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 81 degrees and a low of 52. Here are some of the top headlines in the area: - San Gabriel resident Jorge Villalobos, 47, was found...
  • Glendale Unified may ponder name change for College View School

    Glendale Unified may ponder name change for College View School
    Glendale school officials will soon begin gauging if there is any interest to change the name of College View School to better reflect its mission as crews prepare to demolish the school and build a new one in its place, starting next month. Glendale...