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  • 'Great Matriarch' advocated for education

    'Great Matriarch' advocated for education
    When Elizabeth Snelling Williams came to Fort Lauderdale in 1922, she and her husband Paul vowed to make education a priority with their 10 children. They both worked multiple jobs to enable all of them to graduate college. Long a community activist,...
  • Nurse helped keep black high school alive

    Nurse helped keep black high school alive
    Born in Delray Beach, Joanna Bradley came to Fort Lauderdale in 1942 to work as a nurse at Provident Hospital, the only medical facility serving the African-American community at the time. In the 24 years she worked there, Bradley often performed...
  • School board candidate forum doesn't shy from heated topics

    School board candidate forum doesn't shy from heated topics
    During an election forum this week hosted by the Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce, school board candidates were quizzed about their top priorities for Glendale Unified and were asked to answer questions specific to them. The event on Monday...
  • Challengers lead incumbents in campaign fundraising for school races

    Challengers in the Glendale Unified and Glendale Community College races have outpaced incumbents in the money race so far, according to an analysis of campaign financial data. In the race for two open seats on the Glendale Unified board, Kevin Cordova-...
  • 818 Roundup: Despite cerebral palsy, musician rocks on; Glendale City Council campaign finances

    818 Roundup: Despite cerebral palsy, musician rocks on; Glendale City Council campaign finances
    Good morning, 818! Today is Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 72 degrees and a low of 45 degrees with mostly clear skies in the evening, according to the National Weather Service. Here are your local...
  • R.D. White Elementary PTA celebrates 100 years

    R.D. White Elementary PTA celebrates 100 years
    Less than a year after R.D. White Elementary opened its doors to students in 1915, the school’s Parent Teachers Assn. was established, making it among the oldest PTAs in Glendale. Back then, the school had just two teachers and was known as the...
  • D39, D37 officials take closer look at cold weather closings

    D39, D37 officials take closer look at cold weather closings
    Wilmette School District 39 and Avoca School District 37 officials are considering tweaking school closing policies after realizing that schools and students alike can handle the cold weather better than they thought. Keys to doing so successfully...
  • Crescenta Valley PTA: Valley View to host annual Reading Night

    Valley View Elementary Join the PTA and Foundation on Thursday night for the annual Reading Night and Pancake Dinner in celebration of "National Read Across America Day," or "Dr. Seuss Day." Jammies and blankets are welcome in the auditorium while you...
  • District 112 invites citizens to 'reorganize' the district

    North Shore School District 112 has convened study groups and engaged architects in its search for ways to reduce the number of school buildings and lower operating costs. The district is now issuing a new request for proposals — this one going...
  • Medal-winning athletes help Newport kids with jog-a-thon

    Medal-winning athletes help Newport kids with jog-a-thon
    Olympic and Paralympic athletes turned out for Newport Heights Elementary School's jog-a-thon fundraiser Wednesday morning in Newport Beach. Aaron Peirsol, a five-time Olympic gold-medal swimmer and a Newport Harbor High School graduate, and Brent...
  • Covert phone monitoring service allows parents to watch kids' digital lives

    Covert phone monitoring service allows parents to watch kids' digital lives
    Deana Rodriguez’s sons were 7 and 10 when she bought them their first smartphones in 2013, and the Long Beach mom didn’t quite trust the pair to navigate the technology on their own. It was a lot of power and information to place in the...