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  • 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 Cañada usage

    LAPD reviews use of helicopters for non-department events, including La Cañada usage
    The Los Angeles Police Department helicopter climbed over a ridge of homes surrounding the La Cañada 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...
  • Eagles Landing gets national PTA kudos

    Bragging rights aside, Eagles Landing Middle School celebrated being the only middle school in Florida and among only 170 schools in the nation named a PTA National School of Excellence. Threatening skies moved speeches indoors on Sept. 12, but by the...
  • Coffee Break: District preparing students for an evolving world

    At the school year's first PTA Coffee Break meeting, Laguna Beach Unified School District Superintendent Sherine Smith, along with principals and administrators, explained how the district is preparing students for the rapidly changing world. "Our...
  • Learning Matters: A Halloween carnival can be a thrilling opportunity

    Learning Matters: A Halloween carnival can be a thrilling opportunity
    Scarecrows, jack-o’-lanterns, hay bales and witches have appeared again at elementary schools across the district. PTA members have been setting up game booths, enlisting volunteers and gathering prizes by the boxful. The events go by various names...
  • Elementary school students recreate 'Treasure Island'

    Elementary school students recreate 'Treasure Island'
    Henry Goods has been a muralist for 18 years. He's given marine life, even fairies, homes on street corners and gas-station walls. On his latest creation, roughly 576 amateur painters, some not even as tall as his waist, joined him. Goods teamed up...
  • Burbank elementary students share kind words for Unity Day

    Burbank elementary students share kind words for Unity Day
    The entrance to Burbank City Hall was “tinted” orange on Saturday, thanks to hundreds of students promoting unity and peace. Students from several local elementary schools wrote inspirational messages and pictures on orange-colored paper...
  • Crescenta Valley PTA: Valley View accepting golf event registration

    Valley View Elementary The Valley View golf tournament will be held in two weeks. To register and pay for a round, visit vveagles.com and click on the link for the golf tournament. Mountain View Elementary A Halloween parade will be held at 8:30 a.m....