| Oct 24, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The La Cañada High School orchestra will perform at 7 p.m. on Oct. 30.
The event will be held at the high school's auditorium. The 7/8 group will play Mozart's “Overture to Don Giovanni,” while the 9-12 group will play pieces by Joseph Haydn....
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Saturday was busy for the members of the Germantown Elementary School PTA.
Parents and teachers spent the morning and afternoon shoe-horning cars into every square inch of space around the Annapolis school, handling the overflow parking from nearby...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 6:50 AM
I have been fortunate to be able to work with such an open-minded, dedicated, knowledgeable and innovative group of men and women who comprise the Laurel City Council. As the former PTA President and Treasurer at Laurel Elementary School, I can honestly...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 10:23 AM
Whether or not we all agree on the importance of curriculum standards (I'm on record as supporting the Common Core goals), I expect most of us could list a few things we'd like more children to learn in school or elsewhere before they become adults....
| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:15 PM
All westbound lanes of the 60 Freeway were shut down Wednesday night east of Azusa Avenue in the San Gabriel Valley after a possible officer-involved shooting, the California Highway Patrol said.
The shooting may have involved a Los Angeles County...
| Nov 3, 2013
There are few names on high school reading lists that inspire more fear and dread than William Shakespeare. WordPlay Shakespeare is a study aid that pairs text with videos of professional Shakespearean actors performing the same plays. Each video is short...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:31 PM
My husband and I have been lucky, particularly as parents. As I look toward Thanksgiving, I'm mindful of the good fortune and help we've had along the way, starting with the Realtors who helped us find our house in 1981.
It was Mary Ann Plumley —...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Beloved mother and wife, Ginny Morrow passed away peacefully on October 17, surrounded by her family.
Virginia Kaspar was born in Oak Park, Illinois, the only child of Jack and Nelle Kaspar. She grew up on the North side of Chicago until she reached her...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:38 AM
This post was updated with correct information.
The ballot for the Nov. 5 La Cañada Unified school board election is crowded: Eight candidates are vying for three open seats, with some of the candidates choosing to run their campaigns on shoestring...
| Nov 4, 2013
With Illinois public schools on the cusp of becoming "majority minority," suburban districts that were once overwhelmingly white are adjusting to their rising Latino enrollment with changes in curriculum and culture.
The newly released 2013 Illinois...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 11:56 AM
More than 100 McDonald's restaurants across the Baltimore region will be offering free coffee to Maryland educators every week for the rest of the school year.
Fast-food restaurants in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Carroll, Cecil, Harford and...