| Apr 17, 2014
| 3:37 PM
This year’s annual track competition among Glendale’s middle schools took place last Friday at Glendale’s Moyse Field. I’m so glad I happened upon the notice through the school district’s website. The Middle School Track Meet...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 7:16 PM
La Cañada Unified School District officials examined their field trip supervision guidelines Tuesday night after learning that more than one student participating in La Cañada High School's annual trip to Yosemite National Park in February was caught in...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 2:35 PM
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 Cañada High junior soccer player Megan Decker was no different and neither were her Spartans....
| Apr 14, 2014
| 1:33 PM
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...
| 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...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 6:34 PM
While family members of “The Duke” looked on, Glendale High School’s auditorium was officially renamed the John Wayne Performing Arts Center on Friday to honor the 1925 graduate of the school.
As a student of Glendale High in the...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Employers have been talking for years about their challenges finding young employees who are ready for the workplace. They complain of high school and college graduates who lack problem-solving skills, can't work independently or don't function well on...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Things just added up perfectly earlier this month when four members of La Cañada High School's Math Team competed and won the top spot at the 27th annual High School Mathematics Competition at Santa Barbara's Westmont College.
The Feb. 8 event was...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 10:32 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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&...