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  • CV grad travels to South Africa for animal conservation program

    CV grad travels to South Africa for animal conservation program
    On the verge of beginning her college career, 18-year-old Sophia Han recently returned from South Africa, where she worked alongside scientists whose mission is to protect leopards, monkeys and other wildlife in the Soutpansberg Mountains. Han was...
  • Dream of an auto museum in Detroit picking up speed

    As car lovers from across the country and around the world recently gathered for the Woodward Dream Cruise in Detroit, one could feel the dream of a world-class auto museum gaining traction. A collection of private and public groups have begun working to...
  • It's not your old camp: Too many lawsuits, too few hugs

    "Don't hug the campers." That was among a handful of things that my 16-year-old son, Nathaniel, was told when he volunteered this summer at our local YMCA. Oh, and also, "Don't let any kids sit on your lap." He had signed up to help shepherd and...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: Quarterback Club kickoff, Crescenta Commons cleanup, Prom Plus picnic

    The Glendale YMCA Quarterback Club will host a football season kickoff party from 5 to 8 p.m. this Thursday. The event will be held at Straw Hat Pizza, 3463 Foothill Blvd., La Crescenta. Attendees can participate in a raffle and silent auction to...
  • Gifts come in many forms on Senior Citizens Day

    Gifts come in many forms on Senior Citizens Day
    Employees from a Huntington Beach nursing facility took time last week to show their appreciation to senior citizens. Staff members of the Beachside Nursing Center were on the Huntington Beach Pier last Thursday handing out cookies and cheering on...
  • Bob Casey says volunteer program could ease burden of caring for aging relatives

    Bob Casey says volunteer program could ease burden of caring for aging relatives
    A proposed volunteer program unveiled Wednesday by U.S. Sen. Bob Casey could help those struggling to care for aging and disabled relatives. Calling it a "Caregivers Corps," the Pennsylvania Democrat said the program would set up local groups to screen...
  • Blotter: Woman reports threatening texts from man met on Craigslist in Elmhurst

    Blotter: Woman reports threatening texts from man met on Craigslist in Elmhurst
    The following information was taken from Elmhurst police reports: A 51-year-old Chicago man was charged Aug. 21 with drunken driving during a traffic stop at Arlington and Church Street. He was driving on the wrong side of the road. Police are...
  • New Britain Offers 'Back to School' Breakfast

    NEW BRITAIN — As part of its drive to get parents more involved in education, the city school system will host a "Welcome Back to School" breakfast Thursday for elementary and middle school students and their families. Each school will serve...
  • Blotter: 12-pound ham swiped from porch in Oak Park

    Blotter: 12-pound ham swiped from porch in Oak Park
    The following items were gathered from Oak Park police reports: A man in his 40s approach a Chicago resident on the 1100 block of South Boulevard at 10:50 p.m. Aug. 19, began an argument that resulted in both spitting at each other. The man in his 40s...
  • 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 Caņada Flintridge, replacing Deb Jordan, whose last day is Friday. Pending final confirmation, the...
  • YMCA celebrates 170th birthday with new programs

    The YMCA celebrated its 170th birthday on June 6 and as part of the celebration announced new programs and new support from Suntrust Bank, Autism Speaks, Whole Foods, the United Way and a $35,000 grant from the Lost Tree Village, a charitable foundation....