| Jan 7, 2015
| 3:23 PM
About 12 years ago, La Cañada mom Jan Crane was in need of a baby-sitter for her two small children when a friend referred her to Youth Employment Service.
Operated by the Assistance League of Flintridge and run out of an office at La Cañada High...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 8:13 PM
In the presence of an Armenian Genocide survivor, Glendale students on Wednesday night kicked off commemoration events in a continued effort to honor those lost in the genocide and have the tragedy officially recognized by the Turkish government.
| Oct 15, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The Glendale Unified school board recently voted to adopt two new courses for middle and high school students centered around technology — another step toward the district’s expanding focus on career-technical education.
A new “...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Fifty La Cañada High School seniors who are students in Kristina Kalb’s advanced placement government class visited the Ninth Circuit in Pasadena to hear oral arguments in a case. Afterward, they were able to speak to the attorneys, federal public...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 7:00 PM
Most people know what a difference a day makes. But anyone who’s ever been to the annual Invention Challenge at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory knows it’s the milliseconds that count.
That’s where area students with a penchant...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 1:32 PM
The Glendale Educational Foundation hosted its 10th annual “State of the Schools” breakfast Thursday morning, where organizers announced a new focus on raising money to support science and technology programs.
In the decade the foundation has...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 12:40 PM
A potential California mega-drought, global warming and what La Cañadans can do today to reduce their carbon footprint were up for discussion in a Tuesday evening speaking engagement sponsored by the Community Foundation of the Verdugos.
An audience of...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Although schools are shifting away from California Standards Tests to new Common Core standards in math and English language arts, students in grades 5, 8 and 10 are still getting CST scores in science.
For the second year in a row, 97% of La Cañada...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:03 PM
Students' public posts on social media collected by school officials must be discarded within a year after a student leaves the district and parents must be notified that school officials are analyzing social-media posts under a new law signed by Gov....
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:24 PM
The Dairy Council of California brought its mobile classroom to Horace Mann Elementary School on Wednesday with a 1,500-pound cow named Buttercup and a 100-pound bull calf named Chip.
Chip, who appeared as a surprise guest for many of the third-,...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 5:50 PM
More than 20 years ago, Win Saw accepted his first teaching job at Crescenta Valley High School when he hadn't yet graduated from UC Santa Barbara. Since then, he has taught classes from entry-level math to second-year calculus and now, after more than...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 11:14 AM
Ten Years Ago
Local parents, teachers and former students at La Cañada High weighed in via letters to the editor, expressing their extreme dismay on learning a mural that had been created over 20 years’ time by teens studying art at the school had...