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  • Hiking the Sierra with three llamas and a baby

    Hiking the Sierra with three llamas and a baby
    I wouldn't call it a vacation, exactly. Any time you have three pet llamas and a 3-year-old and you're covering 30 miles in less than a week, it's like, well, let's call it an adventure. My wife, Amber, and I and our high-energy daughter Ediza spent a...
  • Brockmeyer to be inducted into Muir Alumni Hall of Fame

    Neal Brockmeyer, a life-long La Cañada Flintridge resident and stalwart advocate of local public schools, will be inducted next month into the John Muir High School Alumni Hall of Fame. Brockmeyer, 73, attended Muir from 1954 to 1956, where he was a...
  • The Gift of Reading-Exploring Nature Literature

    November 30-The McHenry County Conservation District presents The Gift of Reading-Exploring Nature Literature at Prairieview Education Center, 2112 Behan Road, Crystal Lake, from 7:00p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Are you, or someone you know, ready to curl up with...
  • Burbank teachers, student collaborate on book

    It started with a school assignment. English teacher Bob Martin asked his Burbank High School students to create a movie poster based on a book they were reading in class. And the submission of then-junior Alex Salinas caught his eye. "It was just...
  • Service Clubs: Scholars who met the challenge are honored

    The Magnolia Park Optimist Club honored students at its April 15 meeting who were able to overcome many obstacles to achieve their goals. Optimists Evie Magnante and Sue Kyle did an outstanding job of selecting the students who won "Meet the Challenge"...
  • National Parks off the beaten trail

    National Parks off the beaten trail
    Our first campsite was so cramped tents were piled together like tenements. Our path up to Nevada Falls was congested - we got stuck behind fanny-pack hikers snapping photos every 200 feet. Our immersion in nature was so, well, unnatural, we spent...
  • Picnic honors junior firefighters

    Three elementary school students became unofficial members of the Glendale Fire Department at Friday's Junior Fire picnic at Verdugo Park. The Fire Department hosted its annual picnic as a celebration for Glendale Unified fifth-graders who spent the last...
  • 10-20-30 Years Ago

    10-20-30  Years Ago
    Ten Years Ago A jury found Martin Higgins, 60, guilty in the April 1999 murder of James Cummings in the latter's La Cañada Boulevard home. Higgins had once been employed at Cummings' Up Th' Hill Bar in La Crescenta. Twenty Years Ago George Caswell,...
  • Service Clubs: Models are pretty as a picture

    The Foothill Civitan Club of Burbank's Philanthropy Fundraising Event on May 8 at the Castaway Restaurant was a great success. The fashion show, "Pretty as a Picture," with members of the club and families as the models was very well done and the...
  • Sports briefs

    Girls' volleyball camp offered Female players wishing to improve their volleyball skills can do so at the fifth annual Volleyball Players Camp. The camp will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 12-16 and July 19-23 at Bellarmine-Jefferson High. The...
  • Glendale High School receives gift of $11,000

    The 2009-10 academic year is now a memory, but it also provides the chance for PTAs to review the months with appreciation for the support and hard work that took place. At Glendale High School, the PTSA has announced its gift to the school thanks to...