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  • Glendale PTA: R.D. White Elementary celebrating 100 years

    Glendale High PTSA President Megan Schowengerdt would like parents of college-bound seniors to know that school counselors are hosting a “Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Fill Out Night” on Jan. 28. Details on time and...
  • Matthew Troy: Hebron volunteer firefighter

    Matthew Troy said his interest in the Hebron Volunteer Fire Department dates back to 1999, when his family required the emergency services of the department. "That morning I recognized some of the responders as the fathers of some school friends," said...
  • Letter: Tips on homework as a successful tool

    Re: ‘National PTA to weigh resolution’ in “A year of stores and other stories,” Jan 3. If the resulting National PTA adopts the resolution already adopted by the California State PTA “to empower PTA groups to create...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Heroin, meth are teen drugs of choice, officer says

    Marijuana, pills and alcohol may have been staples of wild teen parties in the past, but more and more, students are using heroin and methamphetamine, an undercover Newport Beach police detective told members of the Corona del Mar High School PTA at a...
  • Four candidates pick up Dist. 112 caucus endorsements

    The North Shore District 112 caucus is backing three incumbents in the April 2015 school board election, while also endorsing a Mexican-born immigrant for a two-year term created by a board resignation. The 45-delegate caucus interviewed five prospective...
  • Choosing the best education for your child

    Choosing the best education for your child
    Nermari Broderick of Coral Springs, her husband and their four children spent two weeks in Puerto Rico visiting family in November. Broderick was able to introduce her three sons and daughter to the geography, traditions, culture and architecture of the...
  • Savage/North Laurel

    'Comedy of Errors' The Shakespearean play "The Comedy of Errors" runs Friday, Jan. 16, through Feb. 1 at Laurel Mill Playhouse, 508 Main St. in Laurel. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, with 2 p.m. Sunday matinees. Tickets are $20, $15 for...
  • Commentary: Nanny state in schools lessens education

    Lost in the middle of the midterm election coverage was a major press conference by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announcing a $150-million infusion into the Big Apple's 94 worst-performing schools, creating community schools. What is a community...
  • Stepping Up: After 80 years, Lucy Erickson still at home in Park Ridge schools

    Stepping Up: After 80 years, Lucy Erickson still at home in Park Ridge schools
    Lucy Erickson was just 7 years old when she took her very first "job" in a Park Ridge school. It was the early 1930s and Lucy's father, William Fisher, was the very first custodian at Roosevelt School, which opened in 1928. Sometimes Fisher would...
  • Looking Ahead: A year of stores and other stories in 2015

    Looking Ahead: A year of stores and other stories in 2015
    Change is in the air in Burbank, including a new school superintendent and new elected officials after the April election as three incumbents don’t plan to run again. In addition, IKEA is moving forward with plans to construct its largest store...
  • Irvine's top stories of 2014: political change, park audit, deadly crash

    Irvine's top stories of 2014: political change, park audit, deadly crash
    From the ousting of longtime City Councilman Larry Agran in November to accusations that UC Irvine's top police officials spied on staff and the public, a lot has happened in the past year in Irvine. Here are the Daily Pilot's top 10 news stories from...