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  • Norma Hall BowmanMarch 18, 1921 - October 30, 2014

    Norma Hall Bowman<br/>March 18, 1921 - October 30, 2014
    Norma Hall Bowman, 93, of La Crescenta, CA, passed away on Thursday, October 30, 2014, in Glendale, CA. Norma Smith Hall was born in Mound City, Missouri, on March 18, 1921 to parents Clarence Thomas Hall and Helen Smith Hall.  Her two older brothers,...
  • Sports Swap nets profits for Thurston Middle School's PTA

    Sports Swap nets profits for Thurston Middle School's PTA
    Thurston Middle School's annual Sports Swap generated about $15,600, a portion of which is headed to the school's Parent Teacher Assn., organizer Melissa Roller wrote in an email. Saturday's event allowed parents to sell used sports equipment, which...
  • Ketta Brown reelected to school board, joined by two newcomers

    Trustee Ketta Brown is headed back to the Laguna Beach Unified School District board after earning the most votes of the four candidates in Tuesday's election, according to the Orange County Registrar of Voters. The incumbent competed against three...
  • Arts foundation donation is highest in its history

    The Burbank Arts For All Foundation recently wrote a check for $30,585 to support arts programs in Burbank schools — the biggest check it’s delivered during any one of its twice-a-year grant cycles since it was established in 2006. The...
  • Glendale PTA: It's time for the Hoover High PTA Tour of Homes

    The office for the Early Education and Extended Learning Programs has moved to 520 E. Wilson Ave., Suite 215, in Glendale. It will be open today in the new location. The department provides high-quality preschool and before- and after-school care to the...
  • 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...
  • LAPD reviews use of helicopters for non-department events, including La Caņada usage

    LAPD reviews use of helicopters for non-department events, including La Ca&ntilde;ada usage
    The Los Angeles Police Department helicopter climbed over a ridge of homes surrounding the La Caņada Flintridge Country Club's golf course and dipped down over a fairway, its blades churning as it hovered above the grass. Dozens of golfers, children and...
  • Is AFI Fest's opener the awards-season version of the SI cover jinx?

    Is AFI Fest's opener the awards-season version of the SI cover jinx?
    The AFI Fest's opening night gala might be the award season's equivalent of the Sports Illustrated cover jinx. Consider the quartet of movies that have christened the Hollywood film festival the last four years -- "Love & Other Drugs," "J. Edgar,"...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Parent involvement plays key role in schools' success

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Parent involvement plays key role in schools' success
    Lost in the middle of the midterm election coverage this week was a major press conference on Monday by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announcing a $150-million infusion into the Big Apple’s 94 worst-performing schools, creating community...
  • Special school reunion in Hollywood

    Special school reunion in Hollywood
    Carver Ranches in Hollywood was one of the last segregated elementary schools in Broward County. Generations of students passed through Carver Ranches Elementary, getting a good start in life. On a recent Saturday afternoon, former teachers, students...
  • 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...