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  • Ron Kaye: Eyeing the propositions

    With absolute certainty, I am prepared a month before the election to predict the outcome in California: President Obama will carry the nation's largest state and Democrats will maintain dominance in both houses of the state Legislature. Of course...
  • Glendale school board candidates share reasons they should get voters' support

    The seven candidates running for three open seats on the Glendale Univied school board explain why they should be elected. Dan Cabrera I am the best candidate for the Glendale School Board because of my experience as a PTA president, Glendale teacher,...
  • Young La Cañada artists advance to state level of PTA Council's Reflections competition

    Young La Cañada artists advance to state level of PTA Council's Reflections competition
    The creative talents of a junior high poet, a high school photographer and an elementary school composer are taking the students to the state level of the annual PTA Reflections competition. The three are Noah Trong, a La Cañada Elementary School fourth-...
  • Founders Day event canceled at La Cañada High

    In response to the death of a student at La Cañada High School Friday afternoon, the school district canceled all events over the weekend. Also canceled was the PTA Founders Day Awards ceremony, which had been scheduled for Wednesday night in the high...
  • Small Wonders: Finding worlds within a good book

    A leader of our community. You heard it right. A leader of our community. That’s what they call me. I spew 800 words of whimsy, wit and wisdom — OK, maybe the first two — once a week in the local newspaper, and they bestow this title...
  • The beat of nonviolence

    The beat of nonviolence
    A message of nonviolence was sent vibrating through Roosevelt Middle School Thursday when students took in the rhythms of Street Beat performers, on campus to help mark Yellow Ribbon Week. It was one of nearly a dozen assemblies hosted throughout...
  • Tdap shots required in schools

    For parents who may have still missed it, take note: For the 2011-12 school year, all students entering the seventh through 12th grades will need proof of a Tdap booster shot, which immunizes against whooping cough. If a child has received one dose of...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: Support your local school, don't join PTA

    The Crosby Chronicles: Support your local school, don't join PTA
    In my last post I discussed all the forms that parents need to fill out at the start of the school year.  One of them is the PTA membership. All my life I have supported the PTA.  It’s still a bargain at $5 a membership.  However, I didn’t...
  • BB gun case has parents on the boil

    An incident last week in which a 10-year-old boy brandished a BB gun at the home of a Burbank schoolmate has put district officials on the fine line of heeding parent calls for more accountability while protecting student rights. Despite assurances from...
  • State Sen. Carol Liu warns of education funding cuts, budget quagmire

    State Sen. Carol Liu warns of education funding cuts, budget quagmire
    State Sen. Carol Liu could do little to assuage fears about funding cuts during a recent address to local education officials, describing them as “heartbreaking.” She also warned of competing November ballot tax initiatives that could end up...
  • Reading over summer keeps skills sharp

    It really is not too soon to begin planning for the start of the upcoming school year by marking Monday, Aug. 29 on calendars as the first day of classes. Glendale Unified School District has a three-year calendar available for viewing at its website,...
  • Hoover Band played at important venues in mid-1950s

    Hoover Band played at important venues in mid-1950s
    Bill Russell has fond memories of his years at Hoover High School. As a member of the school band, Russell and his fellow players marched down Main Street at the just-opened Disneyland, performed for the audience at the annual Hoover vs. Glendale game...