| 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 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&...
| 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...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Students who sometimes work for years to receive their high school equivalency credential have different stories to tell about their educational journey.
But as the men and women who walked to the podium to accept their certificates on Tuesday, one...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 12:10 PM
While her high school career concluded months earlier, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy alumna Kayla Mills is still receiving awards.
The current USC freshman was recently named a 2013 National Soccer Coaches Association of America Girls High School All-...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:21 PM
For 38 years I had a picture hanging in my office of three kids in a rowboat, armed with wooden swords, attacking a pirate ship. The pirates wait pensively with cannons and pistols. As the kids climb ropes attempting to board the ship, the lead attacker...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Katie Lipp and Elizabeth Woolf planned to try out for the Tournament of Roses Royal Court since they were children.
The girls, both 17 and seniors at La Cañada High School, called the process a rite of passage in the community. But they didn't plan on...
| Dec 12, 2013
Ho, Ho, Ho — 'Tis the season. It's party time in the foothills. Last Friday night it was the annual Festival in Lights at Memorial Park. Santa Claus arrived by sheriff's patrol car and greeted the assembled crowd. Carols were sung by the school kids...