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  • First day of school on the Peninsula

    First day of school on the Peninsula
    Tina Chelgren greeted each of her third-grade students on Tuesday as they walked into her classroom at Kiln Creek Elementary School. Many of them carried new backpacks emblazoned with themes from the latest movies, such as Disney's "Frozen" or...
  • Community & Clubs: Celebrating three decades of exchange

    For three decades, with the support of the Rotary Club of Newport-Balboa, the Newport Beach Sister City Assn. has organized an annual exchange with Newport Beach's sister city, Okazaki, Japan. Each July, Newport Beach students and teachers travel to...
  • PTA Column: Back to school in the Crescenta Valley

    Freemont Elementary Dine out this Wednesday from 3 to 9 p.m. at Panda Express, 700 Foothill Blvd., La Caņada and help Fremont at the same time. A portion of the proceeds go to the school through this fundraiser. For more information, contact Jenny...
  • Patricia Ann AbbeyApril 6, 1938 - August 20, 2014

    Patricia Ann Abbey<br/>April 6, 1938 - August 20, 2014
    Patricia Ann Abbey, long-time resident of La Caņada, died Wednesday the 20th of August in La Caņada in a tragic car accident where it is believed that she lost consciousness as the result of a diabetic setback. Pat was born at Los Angeles Queen of...
  • School vouchers: Teachers union, school boards to file lawsuit Thursday

    School vouchers: Teachers union, school boards to file lawsuit Thursday
    Florida's teachers union, school board association and PTA (as well as other groups) will announce Thursday a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the state's largest school voucher program. The lawsuit will take aim at the Tax-Credit...
  • LCUSD seeks transfer talks on Sagebrush

    Glendale Unified Supt. Dick Sheehan is making the rounds to three elementary schools that could be affected by the potential transfer of the Sagebrush area of La Caņada Flintridge into La Caņada Unified School District. Meanwhile, La Caņada Unified...
  • Five things for Thursday, August 28

    Five things for Thursday, August 28
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: No chaplains for the football teams in Orange County; mapping the Florida coral reefs; best fried chicken in Central Florida; and more. 1. The Orange County public school district told school leaders...
  • Lawsuit calls Florida voucher program unconstitutional

    Lawsuit calls Florida voucher program unconstitutional
    Florida's largest school-voucher program is unconstitutional because it redirects taxpayer money to religious schools and creates a separate system of state-funded schools, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in Tallahassee by the teachers union and...
  • Ketta Brown says there's more work to do on school board

     Ketta Brown says there's more work to do on school board
    Another in a series of occasional stories profiling the school board candidates. Ketta Brown has spent many years being involved in the Laguna Beach Unified School District. The mother of three children who attended or attend district schools is...
  • Parents filled in on Sagebrush transfer

    Glendale Unified Supt. Dick Sheehan is making the rounds to three elementary schools that could be affected if the Sagebrush area of La Caņada is transferred to that city's school district. During a PTA meeting on Tuesday at Mountain Avenue Elementary,...
  • Val Jean Slowinski, professor

    Val Jean Slowinski, professor
    Val Jean Slowinski, a retired Towson University professor who was active for more than two decades with the Cockpit in Court Theater in Essex, died Wednesday at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin of a stroke. She was 78. The former Val Jean Sytko was...