| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:34 PM
While family members of “The Duke” looked on, Glendale High School’s auditorium was officially renamed the John Wayne Performing Arts Center on Friday to honor the 1925 graduate of the school.
As a student of Glendale High in the...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:59 PM
The first weekend of spring just whizzed by. With the heavy early morning cloud cover, the weather people commented that we were experiencing either June gloom or May gray. Absolutely nobody mentioned April showers. Our parched earth would have welcomed...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Employers have been talking for years about their challenges finding young employees who are ready for the workplace. They complain of high school and college graduates who lack problem-solving skills, can't work independently or don't function well on...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Things just added up perfectly earlier this month when four members of La Cañada High School's Math Team competed and won the top spot at the 27th annual High School Mathematics Competition at Santa Barbara's Westmont College.
The Feb. 8 event was...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Six local students are among 14 nominated this month by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) for appointments to U.S. service academies for the class of 2018.
“Each one of these students has compiled an outstanding resume of accomplishments, excelled in...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 6:36 PM
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...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 2:35 PM
When swing revivalists Big Bad Voodoo Daddy formed in 1993, they were a severe anomaly, one that seemed destined to be overshadowed by the Nirvanas, Tupacs and Whitney Houstons who ruled the pop charts. Twenty years later, the brassy septet has outlived...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:36 PM
As Valentine’s Day approaches, five local couples shared their stories of how they met with the News-Press. Below is the first couple’s story.
Brenda Gant had a crush on Jeff Hughes in third grade, but nothing ever came of it — until...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:07 PM
The Community Scholarship Foundation of La Cañada Flintridge has announced that the 2014 scholarship applications are now available to high school seniors. The scholarships range from $250 to $3,500 per year.
Minimum eligibility criteria include being a...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Students at Hoover and Crescenta Valley high schools will compete Saturday in a regional competition to determine which team from across Southern California will compete in the National Science Bowl hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington,...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 4:03 PM
A concert to benefit the arts and music programs in Glendale Unified later this month will feature Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, a swing band that’s had major national hits and has local ties — the children of two of its members attend Glendale...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:04 PM
Franklin Magnet Elementary and Toll Middle School received a significant honor this week with an announcement from the Spanish government naming the schools international academies.
That designation was awarded by Spain’s ministry of education,...