| Jul 29, 2011
| 4:40 PM
I was quite surprised to read not one but two columnists attack a new law, the FAIR Education Act, just signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown.
I usually find both columnists quite interesting and agree with most of their viewpoints, especially Dan Kimber's...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 10:51 PM
A controversial movement to increase parental authority over public education is quickly gaining traction in Pasadena.
A parent group recently forced a change in the principal’s office at Jefferson Elementary School, and organizers are now...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 4:12 PM
Vic and I searched for marine invertebrates at the Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve last week. Accompanying us were 18 young men and women from the Orange County Conservation Corps. Our task was to collect a variety of marine invertebrates for docents at...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 6:33 PM
If you read the contents of this space last week, you’ll remember my students and I were heading to the Rocky Mountains to learn about history, Indian mythology, themselves, and how to survive on the land.
Our mission was to live off the land in...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 9:56 PM
PASADENA — There are only a few miles between Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy and Muir High, but the Mustangs girls' basketball team put some distance between themselves and the Tologs on the court Thursday.
The Mustangs did so at home in the first...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 12:37 PM
The Burroughs High track and field team has not
even held a home meet at its new Memorial Field facility.
Instead, a group of local youth athletes got first crack at the venue in an annual event Saturday. They were able to test out the new running track...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 1:44 PM
Local teens tested their mettle — and their metal — during a regional robotics competition Friday and Saturday at the Long Beach Arena.
La Cañada High School, John Burroughs High School in Burbank, John Muir High School in Pasadena, and...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 1:58 PM
The July 12 meeting of the Burbank Rotary Club was an exciting and memorable gathering indeed. For not only was it the inaugural meeting of new president Jonathan Taylor (who announced that he was newlywed), but the Invocation was given by his father,...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 6:25 PM
Glendale Unified improved its overall score to 851 for the 2010-11 school year on the Academic Performance Index, the all-important statewide measure of student achievement, according to data released Wednesday.
The district score improved nine points...
| Sep 3, 2011
| 4:59 PM
NORTHRIDGE, Calif. (KTLA) -- Police are still searching for a hit-and-run driver that crashed into a motorcycle last month and left a Calabasas High coach in a coma.
28-year-old Joe Frazier suffered a head injury when he was hit while riding his...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 5:00 PM
This week marks the midway point of the 2011 prep football regular season and because of a rare oddity in scheduling, five of the six local teams are off.
The lone local taking the field this week is Brethren Christian, which on Saturday travels north to...