| Dec 11, 2010
On a strangely cool August day several years ago, I walked into a New York City classroom to begin my first day of classes at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. Inside that small, overheated room were a dozen other students, and the...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 10:30 AM
When Erin Ashby arrived upon the Crescenta Valley High softball diamond as a freshman, she was a complement to an already star-studded and established cast of Falcons that included the likes of Baillie Kirker, Lainey DePompa, Ashleigh Viers-Gordillo,...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 8:48 PM
I am writing in response to Bryan Griem's take on the In Theory topic on June 17 “Does the budget need a dose of morals?”
He suggests that the moral beliefs of the office holders weigh in on their stances. I totally agree.
| Jun 19, 2010
The Vatican has reaffirmed that the cause of sexual abuse by priests in the Catholic Church has nothing to do with celibacy. Others see celibacy (and according to one cardinal, homosexuality) as a reason priests abuse in the first place. Do you believe...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 10:17 AM
E pluribus unum is Latin and means “out of many, one.” The saying was originally the motto of the United States, but in 1956 Congress adopted “In God We Trust.”
The earlier slogan was a fitting descriptor for the fledgling...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 8:46 PM
Though the Crescenta Valley High girls' water polo team came up short of winning the CIF Southern Section Division V championship for a second straight season, the Falcons still commanded plenty of attention when it came to the opponents trying to contain...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:14 PM
Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) responded this week to the fact that he was one of 37 state politicians who received warning letters from a state ethics agency for accepting improper campaign contributions.
An investigation by the Fair Political...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 11:52 AM
I woke up early Friday morning, my eyes blinking against the light and the sound of my alarm blaring in the predawn gloom. The balmy morning air gently woke me up as I made my way north to Glendale Community College.
(As a side note, is this warm weather...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Honesty, integrity and fairness were among the major themes local students and community leaders discussed Wednesday at the 28th annual Youth, Leadership and the Future Conference.
Around 100 students from the Glendale, Burbank and La Cañada Flintridge...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 8:08 PM
"Neighborhood Services Administrator" — it's a job City Council candidate Sam Engel has been out of for nearly six months, but that's how he's describing himself on the April ballot.
Doing so is by the book. Candidates get only three words to...
| Mar 9, 2011
| 12:59 PM
Q. A Mormon leader recently made a speech, in which he claimed religious freedom in America is under assault from secularization and a growing gay rights movement.
In his speech, Elder Dallin H. Oaks warned of “an alarming trajectory of events...
| Apr 20, 2011
| 2:10 PM
After four years of hard work, hours spent in the gym perfecting her game and hundreds of games, Lisha Elsenbach's high school career came to a close last month.
During her tenure on the hardwood with the Burroughs High girls' basketball program, the...