State Sen. Anthony Portantino introduced a bill Monday that seeks to require California school districts to start their middle and high school days no earlier than 8:30 a.m.
The Senate Bill 328 may be voted on anytime 31 days after publication, which will be March 16. Continue reading “Portantino: School Day Should Start Later”
A story has gained traction in recent days regarding a Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientist’s experience with U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport. The incident occurred Jan. 30, four days after the now-frozen executive order limiting travel into the country. Continue reading “Customs Agents Stop U.S.-Born JPL Scientist”
Despite opposition from local environmentalists, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled this week that Los Angeles County can move forward with its plan to remove 2.4 million cubic yards of sediment from behind Devil’s Gate Dam in Pasadena. Continue reading “Judge OKs ‘Big Dig’ Sediment Removal Project”
The young man sighed audibly as he spoke last week about President Donald Trump’s now-frozen executive order intended to temporarily keep refugees and others from seven nations from entering the United States. Continue reading “Trump’s Immigration Order Hits Home; Caltech, JPL Feel Squeeze”
A team of Caltrans personnel at Tuesday’s City Council meeting tried to assure residents their ideas would work for decreasing local traffic congestion during a major freeway resurfacing project. Continue reading “Caltrans Tries to Ease Concern Over Freeway Project”
Dave Spence, the most experienced member of the La Cañada Flintridge City Council, is asking voters to allow him to dedicate four more years to the city on their behalf. Continue reading “Spence Ready to Lead on Growth, City Hall Changes”
La Cañada Unified School District has identified Ellen and Anthony Portantino as two of the district’s “most valuable resources,” and for that, awarded them the annual Golden Apple Award. It’s one of the Association of California School Administrators’ highest honors. Continue reading “LCUSD Honors Portantinos With Golden Apple Award”
Authorities are still searching for three suspects involved in a violent incident of possible road rage last week in La Cañada Flintridge, according to Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s detective Rodger Burt. Continue reading “Man Beaten in LCF in Possible Road Rage Incident”
At Tuesday’s Governing Board meeting, La Cañada Unified School District officials sought to assure community members that they are committed to instilling respect and tolerance and that they won’t tolerate racist student behavior, such as what was alleged by Pasadena Blair High School boys’ basketball players.
Continue reading “District Takes Action Following Racism Allegations”
In a dramatically different scene than those that played out a year ago in the La Cañada Unified School District board room, a large group of teachers rose in unison at Tuesday’s Governing Board meeting and held aloft bright yellow placards that read, “Thank you.”
Continue reading “Teachers Thankful After Last Year’s Arduous Salary Negotiations”