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  • 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 Caņada Unified School District Governing Board. From budgeting to the approval of field trips, school board members routinely make decisions...
  • 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...
  • La Caņada High football looks to rebound with nearly identical schedule

    La Cañada High football looks to rebound with nearly identical schedule
    Schedule-wise, the La Caņada 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...
  • 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....
  • '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 Caņada’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 Caņada 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...
  • Small Wonders: The scoop on some ice-cream expats

    Par•a•dise [par-uh-dahys, -dahyz] a state of supreme happiness; bliss. If there is a paradise, I imagine there will be ample parking and meters that never run out; no taxes, co-pays, high-premium health insurance or any need for guns....
  • Theme park and cruises lift quarterly bottom line for Disney

    Theme park and cruises lift quarterly bottom line for Disney
    Higher attendance at its overseas theme parks and cruise lines as well as growth in the rates that cable and satellite companies pay to carry ESPN helped drive growth for Walt Disney Co. last quarter. Revenue at the Burbank media giant -- which also...