| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:51 PM
If ever there was a time warp in La Cañada, 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-...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Nina Lidar, 10-year-old La Cañada resident, first place in the annual Valley Sun Thanksgiving Art Contest with her work executed in colored markers that judges deemed best captured the essence of the overall theme, “Thanksgiving in the United...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:04 PM
Visit an elementary school at 10 a.m. in the middle of the week for a third-grade dance festival and you'll be lucky to find viewing space on the playground as you stand among parents with cellphones and iPads deployed in order to record the event....
| 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...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 2:10 PM
Delphi Academy teacher Marianne Ditko recently entered her 20th year in teaching elementary school children at Delphi Academy. Judy Young of Delphi Academy interviewed Ditko on reaching this milestone.
Delphi Academy is a private college preparatory...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 3:15 PM
Who says classical music has to be a formal affair? Not PROJECT Trio, a classical chamber ensemble fueled by the sounds of rock 'n' roll, hip-hop and jazz, from Guns ‘N Roses to Duke Ellington.
With some 66 million hits on YouTube, appearances on...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 3:03 PM
A fluorescent light at La Cañada Elementary School started smoking shortly before the school’s early-bird dismissal at 1:55 p.m., leading students to be evacuated while a crew from Fire Station 82 checked the fixture.
| Dec 27, 2012
| 12:18 PM
The Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station celebrated the holidays this past weekend by providing toys to more 240 children who otherwise would have gone without.
On Saturday, Dec. 22, sheriff’s station staff and volunteers delivered gifts and...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:34 PM
The things principals do to motive their students. On Wednesday, Valley View Elementary School Principal Carla Walker proved how far some will go.
Much to the delight of her students, Walker puckered up with an enormous porker named Miss Marley —...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:21 PM
Three Glendale Unified elementary schools were named Thursday as 2012 California Distinguished Schools.
Balboa, Monte Vista and Mountain Avenue elementary schools were among 387 schools statewide to receive the distinction. Theodore Roosevelt...
| Feb 14, 2011
| 8:20 AM
Two weeks after the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles announced it would extend the academic calendar of its 210 elementary schools by 20 days, administrators at local parochial schools said they are assessing how and when to implement the change....