| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Frank Pace was the frenzy in a pair of slacks and dress shoes.
Kathy Desmond was the quiet one in a hoodie, shorts and sneakers.
Together, they were architects of the most successful girls’ soccer program in area chronicle.
Desmond and Pace didn&...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:26 PM
A panel discussion especially geared for parents of eighth-grade students is planned for 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30 in the La Caņada High School auditorium, 4463 O ak Grove Drive.
The event is presented by the La Caņada Flintridge Educational Foundation...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Students who sometimes work for years to receive their high school equivalency credential have different stories to tell about their educational journey.
But as the men and women who walked to the podium to accept their certificates on Tuesday, one...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 7:30 PM
During a meeting with the Glendale Unified’s superintendent on Tuesday, several local parents said their main concern about the state’s new curriculum is the new tests students will take in April and May.
Called Common Core State Standards,...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 12:10 PM
While her high school career concluded months earlier, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy alumna Kayla Mills is still receiving awards.
The current USC freshman was recently named a 2013 National Soccer Coaches Association of America Girls High School All-...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:21 PM
For 38 years I had a picture hanging in my office of three kids in a rowboat, armed with wooden swords, attacking a pirate ship. The pirates wait pensively with cannons and pistols. As the kids climb ropes attempting to board the ship, the lead attacker...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Katie Lipp and Elizabeth Woolf planned to try out for the Tournament of Roses Royal Court since they were children.
The girls, both 17 and seniors at La Caņada High School, called the process a rite of passage in the community. But they didn't plan on...
| Dec 12, 2013
Ho, Ho, Ho — 'Tis the season. It's party time in the foothills. Last Friday night it was the annual Festival in Lights at Memorial Park. Santa Claus arrived by sheriff's patrol car and greeted the assembled crowd. Carols were sung by the school kids...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:51 PM
If ever there was a time warp in La Caņada, it was at Palm Crest Elementary School on Friday, when teachers and students who hadn't set foot on campus for a half-century mixed with curious elementary school kids and faculty at a spirit rally-turned-...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:01 PM
Ten Years Ago
The Vons and Ralphs supermarkets in La Caņada were among 850 stores in the state impacted by the Southern California grocery workers' strike. Picketers stood outside both locations asking customers not to shop there for the duration. The...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Glendale Community College officials say local outreach efforts are paying off, with more students enrolling in the college in recent years from high schools in Glendale, Burbank and Los Angeles.
Over the years, college officials have meticulously...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:31 PM
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 —...