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  • Former WWII sex slave is on a mission for recognition

    Former WWII sex slave is on a mission for recognition
    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...
  • Crescenta Valley High football prepares for similar schedule

    Crescenta Valley High football prepares for similar schedule
    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....
  • Disney campus wants permit to serve alcohol

    Disney officials are asking the city to give them greater leeway in serving alcohol at its new 125-acre Grand Central Creative Campus, a move that has at least some residents concerned about the potential for increased noise and intoxicated drivers. Adam...
  • 'Austenland' features unlikely pair, unlikely film

    'Austenland' features unlikely pair, unlikely film
    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...
  • Girls only: Getting the hang of scuba at Sport Chalet

    Girls only: Getting the hang of scuba at Sport Chalet
    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...
  • Start the Presses: To the Bay Area and back

    Start the Presses: To the Bay Area and back
    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....
  • Celebrating at charity motorcycle ride's end

    Celebrating at charity motorcycle ride's end
    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...
  • LCF teen selected to advise school district

    LCF teen selected to advise school district
    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...
  • End comes for history study grant

    End comes for history study grant
    During the past 12 years, Glendale teachers have taken advantage of $4 million in grant funds to travel across the country to cities, museums and historical institutions to immerse themselves in stories of the past. But that appears to be coming to an...
  • Crescenta Valley, Glendale tennis have wild-card playoff matches

    Crescenta Valley, Glendale tennis have wild-card playoff matches
    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...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: Competitive youth sports

    The Crosby Chronicles: Competitive youth sports
    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...
  • Long road for Flintridge Prep football in 2013

    Long road for Flintridge Prep football in 2013
    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...