LCUSD Task Force Tackles Student Safety, Traffic, Wellness

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Superintendent Wendy Sinnette addresses the newly formed community task force at its first meeting last week on Thursday, May 24. The task force was created to help the La Cañada Unified School District improve its safety, security and student wellness policies.

The especially sobering thing about discussing safety, security and student well-being is how deep those conversations go, La Cañada Unified School District Superintendent Wendy Sinnette said last week during the first meeting of the district’s task force to address those topics.
“Everything’s connected,” she said. “And as soon as you talk about one thing, it makes you think of another. The work will never be done, but it’s really empowering to have such wonderful people here committed to doing the work.”
Twenty-three members of the community — including parents, students, administrators, teachers and staff members — joined district administrators and Governing Board members in the district’s meeting room on Thursday, May 24. They signed up for subcommittees and got an overview of what they’re expected to accomplish in the next year. Continue reading “LCUSD Task Force Tackles Student Safety, Traffic, Wellness”

SM Police Dept. Joins Local Burglary Task Force

In response to clearer trends in residential burglaries in San Marino and surrounding cities, the San Marino Police Department has lent its hand to a local law enforcement burglary task force to help curb such crimes.
Police Chief John Incontro said SMPD, along with the San Gabriel Police Department, Alhambra Police Department and South Pasadena Police Department, will collaborate and share resources to help combat the burglaries that have afflicted homeowners across the jurisdictions. Continue reading “SM Police Dept. Joins Local Burglary Task Force”