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  • College fitness director likely to head Community Center

    College fitness director likely to head Community Center
    Maureen Bond, a longtime fitness education director with Mount St. Mary's College, is expected to be the next leader of the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge, replacing Deb Jordan, whose last day is Friday.
  • Friends of the Libraries: Nab that novel before the Fourth

    Summer reading programs have begun, and our libraries are buzzing with programs for all ages. Remember that July 4 is a holiday and the libraries will be closed, so check out that book you wanted to read before then. * At the Mesa Verde Library For...

    Advocacy groups ask Girl Scouts to drop Barbie partnership

    A partnership between Mattel's Barbie and the Girl Scouts is under fire by two advocacy groups who say the deal harms young girls.  Announced in August, the partnership introduced a new Girl Scouts patch for Daisies and Brownies -- girls in kindergarten...

    In Watts, a Girl Scout uniform levels playing field for young girls

    In Watts, a Girl Scout uniform levels playing field for young girls
    Outside the police station in South Los Angeles, a group of girls assembled, colorful boxes in tow. "Do you want to buy some cookies?" "Delicious cookies!" They called out, crowding passers-by and, in their excitement, forgetting the pitches their...

    Thoughts from Dr. Joe: A package from home makes a difference

    In December 1970, 280,000 American troops remained in Vietnam. The scuttlebutt at Khe Shan, the isolated outpost eight miles from the Laotian border, was that the war was winding down. No one actually believed that. The Marines were supporting combat...