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  • High school debate team heading to state finals

    With their best showing in more than a decade, the La Cañada High School speech and debate team is sending four of its members to the state finals to be held at Lowell High School on April 27 to 29. The squad’s parliamentary debate team, comprising...
  • She's taking aim at reading scores

    Selected from a highly competitive pool of applicants, La Cañada native Monica Mello joins Teach For America's corps this fall with the goal of seeing each of her 10th-grade students pass the California exit exam. Mello will be one of 290 corps members...
  • A Word, Please: A grammar quiz for the college-bound

    August is a time when soon-to-be college freshmen are “preparing” for school. For just about any red-blooded American teenager, this means shopping, shopping and more shopping. But a worn-out credit card does not a prepared freshman make. So,...
  • Take him out to the ballgames

    Take him out to the ballgames
    Lee Ross has rooted for the hometown team at all but one baseball stadium in the nation.  He’ll get his chance on Tuesday, when the Washington Nationals host the Cincinnati Reds.  Ross, 75, of Glendale, and his friend, Dimon McFerson of Ohio,...
  • Burbank High football player took his own life, officials say

    Burbank High football player took his own life, officials say
    The death Tuesday night of a Burbank High School football player has been a ruled a suicide. Matthew Smyser, a 17-year-old junior, died at his home in Shadow Hills Tuesday night. Los Angeles County coroner’s officials on Thursday confirmed the...
  • Five students honored as good citizens

    Five area students were recently honored as “Good Citizens” at a luncheon held by the Don Jose Verdugo Chapter of The Daughters of the American Revolution. Presiding over the program was Liz Craven, regent, and Barbara Rogers, “Good...
  • Rebels rally past Guards, 12-8

    Rebels rally past Guards, 12-8
    NORTH HOLLYWOOD — With his team in dire need of someone to come up clutch, Chris Wirthlin made two huge plays late in the fourth quarter for the Flintridge Prep football team against Bellarmine-Jefferson on Friday night. In doing so, the senior...
  • Prep duo sparks a Rebels renaissance

    As the Flintridge Prep boys' tennis program grew over the last several seasons from a perennial afterthought to one of the school's success stories — winning and contending for Prep League titles annually and making a string of CIF playoff...
  • Campbell carves her niche

    Campbell carves her niche
    The 500-yard freestyle is usually a test of endurance for swimmers. Katy Campbell, who just finished her junior season with La Cañada High, refers to it as her "sprint event." Campbell swims the mile with her club team, Swim Pasadena, which is based...
  • On the Radar: Football lovers, recycling raises income and a new city nearby?

    East Los Angeles is moving closer to becoming its own city despite mounting cost concerns and implications of cityhood, Curbed LA reported.  Officials released the final version of the East Los Angeles Comprehensive Fiscal Analysis late last week,...
  • Nitros fizzle out against Burbank

    Nitros fizzle out against Burbank
    BURBANK — Momentum usually swings back and forth in a volleyball match, but that wasn't the case when the Glendale High girls' volleyball team faced Burbank in a Pacific League match Thursday. The Bulldogs took charge from the very beginning and...
  • An old school approach

    An old school approach
    Richard Tetu has learned in his near-decade of coaching high school golf that the best golfers are usually rather self-centered. That was far from the case with his star golfer at La Cañada High this year, Jay Lim. "Separating [Lim] from other golfers...