Not so fast, Glendale Unified School District lawyers seemed to insist when they filed a petition seeking the names and addresses of the 724 people who signed the UniteLCF petition earlier this year. Continue reading “GUSD Seeks Stay in Sagebrush Petition Process”
La Cañada Flintridge resident Courtney B. Vance exalted in his Emmy victory Sunday evening. Hoisting his statuette, he issued the most heartfelt of thanks to fellow actors and nominees, crew members and directors, his agent and assistant, his mother and children, and finally, his wife, Angela Bassett: “To the woman who rocks my chain, Angela Evelyn Bassett, this one is for you, girl!” Continue reading “Emmy for LCF’s Vance”
Mayor Jonathan Curtis said he and a couple of city staffers were not shy about expressing their displeasure with Southern California Edison’s service when they met with representatives of the electrical utility Sept. 13. Continue reading “LCF Pressures SCE to Keep Lights On”
The future voters at Flintridge Prep extended a warm, engaging welcome to Congressman Adam Schiff on Monday. Continue reading “Schiff’s Views Well Received at Flintridge Prep”
Joscelle Shen, a devoted daughter, wife, mother and beloved member of the Saint Mark’s School community, passed away at age 45 on Tuesday, Sept. 6, after a long battle with cancer.
Shen was born in 1971 in Quezon City, Philippines, and immigrated to the United States at age 13. She started working at Saint Mark’s in July 1999 as head of admissions. Her husband, Franklyn, has been the school’s business manager for more than 20 years. Continue reading “Obituary: Joscelle Shen”
As the Major League Baseball season heads into its home stretch with the playoffs fast approaching, fans of the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers are hoping for a return to championship glory. It has been nearly three decades since the team last appeared in the World Series. Continue reading “Claire’s Baseball Evolution Spans a Half-Century”
Should the city spend $2.28 million to upgrade crumbling Stoneman School, creating accommodation for the disabled and ensuring that children in recreation programs don’t swelter in summer and shiver in winter?
The Recreation Commission strongly feels that it should, and voted unanimously Monday night to recommend that the City Council appropriate the money and send the project out to bid. Continue reading “Rec Commission Suggests $2.3M for Stoneman”
How fitting that the American Cancer Society chose the Rose Bowl as the site of its Hope Scores Gala this Saturday. One of the honorees at the event, Ron Okum, is as comfortable in that stadium as most men might be in the cozy den of their home. It also figured prominently in one of his greatest leadership triumphs. Continue reading “ACS Honoree Okum Shined in Shadow of 9/11”
La Cañada High School students were among the 16,000 semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Continue reading “9 LCHS Students Selected as National Merit Semifinalists”
Rosa Beasley and her son, Drake, a highly touted football player, met La Cañada High School football coach Ryan Zerbel for the first time at the school in early August, according to the coach. Continue reading “‘Undue Influence’ Renders LCHS Star Ineligible”