| 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 Cañada High School auditorium, 4463 O ak Grove Drive.
The event is presented by the La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation...
| 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...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 2:05 PM
Nearly 530 teens considering a career tending to injured athletes turned out Saturday when Saint Francis High School hosted its 13th annual Sports Medicine Competition.
Over the years the event has grown from just four schools participating to 39...
| 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,...
| 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 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&...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:34 PM
In Burbank High softball lore, all pitchers are compared to former Bulldogs pitching sensation Debby Day.
Day, a 1987 Burbank graduate and three-time All-CIF Southern Section hurler, was a dominant force as a high school pitcher, notching two perfect...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:58 PM
The phrase "achievement gap" often refers to the test-score discrepancies between white students and non-white students in public schools. However, the more alarming achievement gap is between high school work and college work.
Plenty of students...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Over the next three years, Clark Magnet High School students will document the debris plaguing the marine life off the California coast with help from a $99,767 grant they recently received from State Farm.
Clark Magnet teacher Dominique Evans-Bye,...