By all indications, Descanso Gardens blossomed under the leadership of Executive Director David Brown, who last week announced his plans to retire at the end of next August. Continue reading “Descanso Director to Retire Next Year”
Natalie Petrosian didn’t remember hearing her name called by Tournament of Roses President Brad Ratliff on Tuesday morning, but she registered hearing him call her number — “No. 617” — and then the voice of her cheering mother, Rebecca Nash. Continue reading “A Rosy Result for LCHS Girl”
Southern California Edison representatives promised the utility will take the necessary steps to improve reliability in the city, particularly along the Ravine Circuit that delivers electricity to 1,337 customers in east La Cañada Flintridge. Continue reading “Edison Promises Upgrades in LCF”
La Cañada Unified School District officials hope an overnight trip to Stanford University will lead to a lasting change in their school community’s culture.
A small contingent of educators, administrators, teachers, parents and students from La Cañada High School and LCHS 7/8 traveled to Stanford last weekend to talk about student stress.
Attending along with similarly high-achieving districts from across the United States, LCUSD was selected to be part of at the 13th Challenge Success conference, which, yes, asked its guests to challenge the typical notion of success.
Continue reading “LCUSD Visits Topic of Student Stress at Conference”
An outpouring of firefighting resources stopped a brush fire on the hillside behind the Crescenta Cañada Family YMCA on Monday evening before it could spread and damage any structures. Continue reading “Brush Fire Underscores Importance of Readiness”
By this time next year, a local get-out-the-vote campaign could be in full swing.
For now, planning has begun for what the La Cañada Unified School District hopes will be a successful bond measure. The district took a preliminary step at Tuesday’s Governing Board meeting when Charles Heath, a consultant who previously helped orchestrate a pair of winning parcel tax measures for the district, offered a walk-through of a proposed timeline for a bond. Continue reading “Governing Board Discusses Upcoming Bond Campaign”
After an hourslong power outage closed several Foothill Boulevard businesses earlier this month, another extended outage last Friday also affected businesses along the boulevard and had La Cañada High School administrators debating whether to curtail the school day. Continue reading “Power Outages Continue to Generate Frustration”
Officials weighing the five designated alternatives in the SR 710 North Study will include results of a cost-benefit analysis — which rates the proposed 6.3-mile tunnel closing the gap between Alhambra and South Pasadena as the most cost-effective option — when selecting their preference. Continue reading “Metro Officials Discuss Cost Benefits of Tunnel”
As far as math teacher Bob Huson is concerned, La Cañada High School students are No. 1. Continue reading “Math Teacher’s Calculation Puts LCHS on Top Statewide”
A couple of nights each month, David Sagal trades his gavel for his saxophone and replaces an agenda loaded with budgets and curriculum for a set list that’s heavy on Chet Baker and Sonny Rollins standards. Continue reading “A Jazzy School Board President”