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  • Leader Editorial: Discipline rule makes little sense

    A member of the state Assembly, Roger Dickinson (D-Sacramento) successfully carried a bill through legislation this year that he hopes will put the brakes on school officials who excessively take advantage of a portion of state education code that...
  • Glendale PTA: Red Ribbon Week 'Parent Night' meeting slated

    Children whose parents talk with them regularly about drugs are 42% less likely to use drugs than teenagers whose parents don’t bring up the topic. Despite this, only a quarter of teens indicate having these conversations. In recognizing this, a...
  • Voucher advocates launch campaign against lawsuit

    Voucher advocates launch campaign against lawsuit
    Backers of Florida's Tax-Credit Scholarship Program -- the state's largest school voucher program -- have launched a campaign condemning the lawsuit that challenges its constitutionality. The "save our scholarships" effort includes a TV commercial...
  • Brown on a deliberate march toward goal years in the making

    Brown on a deliberate march toward goal years in the making
    Democrat Anthony G. Brown can readily list the criticisms of his public persona, but he finds the characterization a bit perplexing. Stiff, stuffy, stilted. "I'm always amazed how people say, 'Well, he seems so scripted.'" Brown said. "As if I wake up...
  • Irvine lawyer gets jail sentence in drug-planting scheme against PTA volunteer

    Irvine lawyer gets jail sentence in drug-planting scheme against PTA volunteer
    An Irvine lawyer was sentenced to six months in jail Friday for his part in a revenge scheme that involved planting drugs in a school volunteer's car. An Orange County Superior Court judge also ordered Kent Easter, 40, to serve three years of informal...
  • Crescenta Valley council hopefuls meet at forum

    Crescenta Valley council hopefuls meet at forum
    A youth pastor, a longtime council member and a former schoolteacher represent some of the candidates looking to be part of the Crescenta Valley Town Council. This year, La Crescenta residents will vote to fill six slots. A total of six people are...
  • Ask Amy: Woman wants to leap into blended family

     Ask Amy: Woman wants to leap into blended family
    Dear Amy: I have been dating a father of three children for about six months now. I love him and his children, and I am moving in with him this month. I really want to be involved in his children's lives and have us become a family. I get along with his...
  • Rosalie Ann SternauSeptember 24, 1929 - October 13, 2014

    Rosalie Ann Sternau<br/>September 24, 1929 - October 13, 2014
    Rosalie Ann (Goldberg) Sternau, a Glendale resident since 1957, passed away peacefully after years of health complications on Oct. 13, 2014.  She lived with purpose and resolute to the end. Her strength, her character, her love of family and friends...
  • Learning Matters: Today's GUSD student body features more diverse mix

    Learning Matters: Today's GUSD student body features more diverse mix
    A few years ago, a French-Armenian graduate student came to Glendale to gather research for her dissertation on Armenian communities in Glendale and Hollywood. I had the pleasure of spending several hours with her at the invitation of my City Attorney...
  • Columbia Digest

    Yard sale The Wilde Lake Middle School PTA will host its Community Yard and Costume Sale from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, in the school gymnasium, 10481 Cross Fox Lane. Spots are available for $10. To donate items and reserve a space, contact...
  • Parents seek to intervene in voucher lawsuit

    Parents seek to intervene in voucher lawsuit
    Parents using school vouchers to send their children to private school want to intervene in a lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of the taxpayer-funded program. Attorneys for the 15 parents filed a motion today asking a judge to allow them...