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  • Glendale Unified reports higher graduation rate

    Glendale Unified reports higher graduation rate
    Of nearly 2,300 Glendale Unified students who began high school in 2009, 90.4% went on to earn their diplomas as part of the class of 2013, according to data that state officials released this week. Meanwhile, nearly 140 students dropped out, giving the...
  • Community Scholarship Foundation of La Caņada Flintridge accepting applications

    The Community Scholarship Foundation of La Caņada 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...
  • Area students to test science knowledge

    Area students to test science knowledge
    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,...
  • Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to perform at the Alex

    Big Bad Voodoo Daddy to perform at the Alex
    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...
  • Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Frank Pace, Kathy Desmond coached Tologs soccer to unprecedented heights

    Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy's Frank Pace, Kathy Desmond coached Tologs soccer to unprecedented heights
    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&...
  • Parents signal traffic concerns

     Parents signal traffic concerns
    Glendale school and city officials are reevaluating where crossing guards are assigned throughout the city due, in part, to concerns raised by parents. Since the beginning of the school year, several parents of children who attend Balboa Elementary have...
  • Relay for Life volunteer says 'cancer never sleeps and neither do we'

    Relay for Life volunteer says 'cancer never sleeps and neither do we'
    More than 200 people spent their weekend walking laps around Clark Magnet High School’s athletic field for the annual Foothills Relay for Life. One of them was 74-year-old Elaine Collins, a breast cancer survivor. Her battle in 2006 was brief...
  • La Caņada High soccer's Megan Decker led Spartans' success with a smile

    La Cañada High soccer's Megan Decker led Spartans' success with a smile
    Every high school team has high hopes before the season — some realistic, some maybe not so much. Every high school player has those hopes as well. La Caņada High junior soccer player Megan Decker was no different and neither were her Spartans....
  • A La Crescenta love story: Pair's romance caught them by surprise

    A La Crescenta love story: Pair's romance caught them by surprise
    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...
  • An unlikely pair gets ready to swing

    An unlikely pair gets ready to swing
    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...
  • Schiff nominates six La Caņadans for service

    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...
  • Field trip talk turns to pot at LCUSD school board meeting

    La Caņada Unified School District officials examined their field trip supervision guidelines Tuesday night after learning that more than one student participating in La Caņada High School's annual trip to Yosemite National Park in February was caught in...