| Nov 4, 2013
| 12:48 PM
The Crescenta Valley High girls' tennis team will open the playoffs against a familiar opponent — the same team it faced in its season opener.
Only the Falcons will now look for a better result.
Crescenta Valley and Glendale learned who they...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:52 PM
Charles Phoenix, humorist, author, food-crafter and gleeful guide to pop culture at its kitschiest and most off-beat, will serve up his one-of-a-kind look at mid-20th century building design in “Charles Phoenix: Architecture in LA!” on...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:03 PM
When it comes to the operation of local schools, arguably no one in the community pulls as much weight as the La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board. From budgeting to the approval of field trips, school board members routinely make decisions...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:36 AM
When you are a parent of a child playing sports, it is not all fun and games.
Having two boys who have played team sports, I have discovered that the honeymoon of the “sports are fun” concept is quite short. The competitive and political...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 6:42 AM
Each year, Antonio Harrison likes to schedule a game that requires an overnight stay for the Flintridge Prep football team. The Rebels coach may have outdone himself this year.
Harrison's squad will play seven road games — with one listed as a...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 3:16 PM
Schedule-wise, the La Cañada High football team's 2013 season is nearly the exact same as the one before.
Second-year Spartans Coach James Sims hopes to see big changes from the team, though. They'll play the same 10 opponents from 2012 with the only...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Bok Dong Kim was 14 when she was forced to travel to Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and other countries as a sex slave for Japanese soldiers during World War II.
Now, the petite 88-year-old travels the world on her own accord, speaking...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:36 PM
A year after a disappointing .500 season with no playoff berth, the Crescenta Valley High football team will look to improve on 2012 with nearly the same schedule in tact.
One big thing in the Falcons' favor is how the home-and-away schedule plays out....
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:48 PM
It may not seem like your typical rom-com duo: Keri Russell, known as a clandestine Russian spy in FX's retro thriller “The Americans,” and Bret McKenzie of New Zealand's comic-music duo, “Flight of the Conchords.” Put them both in...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:31 PM
On Saturday afternoon, as customers inside La Cañada’s Sport Chalet shopped for shoes, attire and sporting goods, a small group of women were breathing underwater for the very first time.
They knelt at the bottom of the store’s instruction...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 5:24 PM
At just after 10 Monday morning, I hiked up the steep steps of a Megabus coach outside the downtown Burbank Metrolink station.
The company, which has most of its routes on the East Coast, recently opened up service between Burbank and the Bay Area....
| Sep 4, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Inside the gazebo at La Cañada Flintridge’s Memorial Park on Monday, lawyer Bob Burlison was treated like a soldier returning home after a long deployment.
Community members wore matching T-shirts, “Welcome Back” banners and balloons...