| Apr 4, 2014
| 1:50 PM
The La Cañada PTA Council was honored at the First District PTA Awards dinner and meeting on March 24 at the Castaway restaurant in Burbank.
The event, organized by First District PTA was given the theme “Go for the Gold” and honored PTA...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 5:01 PM
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-...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 3:50 PM
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...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 2:12 PM
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...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:33 PM
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...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 3:35 PM
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...
| Mar 13, 2014
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'...
| May 30, 2014
| 12:19 PM
The last day of school in the Glendale Unified School District, including graduation and promotion ceremonies, is June 3.
Wilson Middle School eighth-graders will attend promotion activities at 9:30 a.m. on the school's athletic field, while promotion...
| May 17, 2014
| 10:43 AM
The Glendale Unified School District is conducting a survey to assess interest in foreign languages.
Parents are encouraged to participate in this online survey as to what foreign language their son or daughter will most likely study when they enter...
| May 6, 2014
| 4:53 PM
A flag ceremony at R.D. White Elementary was anything but ordinary as former principal Suzanne Risse was surprised by an unveiling of a statue in her name. The piece depicts a girl lying on her stomach reading a book.
Resting on a cement block that also...
| May 8, 2014
| 5:19 PM
May is “thank your local teacher” month: Teacher Appreciation Week (May 5 through 9), National Teacher Day (May 6) and California’s Day of the Teacher (May 14).
While it is nice to have one’s vocation be singled out, it would be...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Sandy Russell recently hung up her hat as Glendale Unified's PTA Council president, a role she's had the past two years overseeing 26 PTA units in Glendale.
In June, she announced that parents across Glendale this year had contributed more than 100,...