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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • LCF resident eyes board seat

    LCF resident eyes board seat
    A resident of the Sagebrush area of La Caņada Flintridge is one of five candidates looking to be appointed to the Glendale school board this week following school board member Mary Boger’s resignation due to illness. Of the 16 who applied for the...
  • Springs voters to pick new commissioners

    Springs voters to pick new commissioners
    Chief among the issues in this year's commission race: Is building a new, multi-million dollar City Hall the right thing to do? And is the city on the right course or is change needed? The commission will have two new faces come November: Everyone...
  • 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...
  • LAPD reviews use of helicopters for non-department events, including La Caņada 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...