LCHS 7/8 Science Olympiad Team Advances

Photo courtesy Genna Kern

LCHS 7/8 Science Olympiad contributors included (front row, from left) Genna Kern and Sanjeev Sehgal. Second row: Indu Sehgal, Aditya Sehgal, Kenny Wu, Nicholas Wu, Ryan Kuo, Steve Zimmerman, Elisa Booth and Ria Mandal. Third row: Max Konakov, Alex Konakov, Mackenzie Kwan and Ashly Lam. Fourth row: Addie Kern, Gabriel Gottheim, Eleni Menemenlis, Kate Zhang, Caitlyn Kwan, Joe Kwan and Michelle Kwan. Back: Joshua Gottheim, Bradley Kern, Brian Kern, Esan Mandal and Jeff Booth. Not pictured: coaches Laura Seropian and Vaishali Bhosale, Aria Wang, Ahan Kadam and Elyse Hwang.

Jeffries, Radabaugh, Puglia Earn School Board Seats

Voters on Tuesday elected Joe Radabaugh and incumbents Dan Jeffries and Kaitzer Puglia to sit on the La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board for the upcoming four-year term.
Jeffries, the current board president and a longtime prosecutor with the L.A. City Attorney’s office, was the leading vote-getter with 2,104 votes as of Wednesday morning, according to preliminary results posted by the L.A. County Registrar-Recorder. Continue reading “Jeffries, Radabaugh, Puglia Earn School Board Seats”

Candidates Deliver Pitches for LCUSD School Board Seats

La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board candidates Joe Radabaugh, Joshua Gottheim, Kaitzer Puglia, Dan Jeffries and Christopher Salvo are running for three seats on the Governing Board.

In their own words, La Cañada Unified School District Governing Board candidates Joe Radabaugh, Joshua Gottheim, Kaitzer Puglia, Dan Jeffries and Christopher Salvo describe why they deserve your vote. Three candidates will be elected when voters cast their ballots on Nov. 7.

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Gottheim Touts Bond Expertise in LCUSD Bid

Joshua Gottheim

Joshua Gottheim is a big fan of the La Cañada Unified School District, but he says he sees potential for improvement.
A land use attorney with an economics degree from Yale and a law degree from UC Berkeley, Gottheim is one of five candidates for three LCUSD Governing Board seats that will be up for a vote on Nov. 7.

“I’m very enthusiastic,” said Gottheim, the father of three LCUSD students; an 8th-grader and 2nd-grade twins at La Cañada Elementary.
Gottheim is an advocate for more self-directed, self-paced ways in which technology can be used to assist students learning math and science.
He thinks the district’s campuses need updating, much of which could be funded by Measure LCF, the $149-million general obligation bond that will be included on the Nov. 7 ballot.
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Five Candidates File to Run for School Board

Five candidates filed paperwork before Wednesday’s deadline to run for the three La Cañada Unified School District seats that will be open in the Nov. 7 election.
The candidates include newcomers Joshua Gottheim, Joe Radabaugh and Christopher Salvo, as well as incumbents Dan Jeffries and Kaitzer Puglia. Current board member David Sagal said he did not plan to run for a second term at a meeting last month.
Gottheim, a land use attorney, filed papers with the L.A. County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk on Wednesday, as did Salvo, an aerospace engineering manager. Radabaugh, who is currently on the La Cañada Flintridge Educational Foundation’s board, filed Tuesday.
Jeffries, a prosecutor with the L.A. City Attorney’s office and the board’s current president, is finishing his first, four-year term, as is Puglia. A professor at Pasadena City College, she is currently the board’s vice president.