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  • Learning Matters: Taking a look at news in 1955 and now

    Learning Matters: Taking a look at news in 1955 and now
    While researching an upcoming column, I’ve been spending some time at the Central Library. Looking through old city directories in the Special Collections room and viewing microfilm of the Glendale News-Press, circa 1955 (it was a bigger paper then!...
  • Letter: Impressed by hopeful's record

    I have always believed that the quality of our schools is a key factor in creating a community. Whether we are parents, homeowners or single renters, our schools should matter. That is why my husband and I went to a meet and greet for Kevin Cordova-...
  • Letter: Strong confidence in Cordova-Brookey

    I am writing to express my strong support for Kevin Cordova-Brookey as a candidate for the Glendale Unified School District Board of Education. None of the other candidates has done as much for our district as Cordova-Brookey. Nearly a decade ago, be...
  • Around Annapolis: Bates remembered on the anniversary of his death in 1935

    Around Annapolis: Bates remembered on the anniversary of his death in 1935
    A small group of community activists gathered Wednesday morning at Brewer Hill Cemetery to pay respects and celebrate Annapolis trailblazer, Wiley H. Bates, on the anniversary of his death in 1935. "We want people to recognize that Mr. Bates' legacy...
  • Q&A: Morton Grove's candidates for village trustee

    Q&A: Morton Grove's candidates for village trustee
    To help voters differentiate among the four candidates running for three seats in the April 7 election, we asked them these 10 questions. Why are you running for trustee? What is your education and professional experience, and does it give you any...
  • Recognition follows volunteer Martha Burns

    Recognition follows volunteer Martha Burns
    Longtime La Cañada volunteer Martha Burns isn't one to seek out the spotlight, but it keeps finding her anyway. At least that's been the case for the past year, since Burns was selected by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) as "Woman of the Year" from last...
  • Letter: Here's a vote for Cordova-Brookey

    I have received a number of campaign materials that state “classroom teachers” support both Jennifer Freemon and Nayiri Nahabedian for the GUSD School Board. As a longtime classroom teacher in GUSD, I want to clarify that this is a reference...
  • Crescenta Valley PTA: Mountain Avenue to present 'MACK Night Out 2015'

    Mountain Avenue Elementary There will be a combined meeting of the PTA and its executive board at 9 a.m. on Friday in the auditorium. “MACK Night Out 2015” will be held at 6:30 p.m. on April 10 at La Cañada Country Club, 5500 Godbey Drive,...
  • Meeks still battling for more school funding

    Meeks still battling for more school funding
    After years of fighting with fellow Democrats to improve public school funding in Illinois, former state Sen. James Meeks has switched sides. He's now chairman of the Illinois State Board of Education, appointed by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, whom he...
  • Kelly Melesko is Bennet Academy's Staff Member of the Month

    Bennet Academy has named science and language arts teacher Kelly Melesko as the Staff Member of the Month for March 2015. Melesko has been teaching at Bennet since 2008 when the school reopened after major renovations. She said that being at Bennet is...
  • Maercker District 60 Board candidates question administrative costs

    Two hopefuls for the Maercker Elementary District 60 Board running in the April 7 election believe putting the brakes on administrative costs should be a priority. Cindy Bondlow and Linda Holl, two of six candidates running for three board seats, both...