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January 12, 2006
Meet Coach Carter at the College and Career Fair being held at The Arboretum in Arcadia. Ken Carter became known to the mass public for the actions he took as basketball coach at Richmond High School in Richmond, California. Coach Carter, as he is known, found that many of his basketball players who were champions on the court were failing in the classroom. He locked the doors to the gymnasium until his players became as strong academically as they were physically. Students, parents, and the community can meet Carter at the College and Career Fair.
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April 12, 2007
Sixth grade students from Paradise Canyon Elementary recently participated in the Eco Hunt and Science Competition at the Los Angeles Environmental Education Fair at the Arboretum. For over 15 years, PCY has sent two teams to the all-day event. The competition includes at least 18 teams from all over Los Angeles County ? many of them from magnet science schools. To prepare for the competition, the PCY teams spent time studying together and learned how to orient themselves with a compass with the help of sixth grade science teacher Robin Williams.
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August 3, 2006
Jane Napier Neely Chit Chat from Here and There In this oppressive heat I can't move a toe much less several fingers in order to write a lengthy column. And besides that, everyone has gone into hibernation in his or her air-conditioned caves. Absolutely nada is happening in town — nobody is goin' anywhere and people are doin' nuttin'. The television weather people have certainly been hyped about heat records burning into the history books. I think that last Saturday was the worst heat I've experienced here — and I'm a So. Cal native.
NEWS
September 14, 2006
The California Philharmonic will bring a bit of Bavaria to Southern California when it hosts its annual fund-raising Oktoberfest on Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. Oktoberfest begins at 6 p.m. in the Arboretum's Sunset Garden, and the fun continues to 10 p.m. Traditional German foods, including sausages, sauerkraut and pretzels, will be served. Several beers, including Amber Bock and Hefeweizen, will be offered along with soft drinks and coffee.
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By Sara Cardine | May 4, 2011
Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden announced last week it will host the Pasadena Pops summer concert series in 2012, marking the end of a 14-year partnership with the California Philharmonic. The CalPhil will be allowed to finish out its 2011 summer concert series at the Arboretum. Meanwhile, the Pops will complete its own summer series on the lawn adjacent to the Rose Bowl, where it has performed since leaving its longtime La Cañada home at Descanso Gardens in 2009.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 28, 2007
The California Philharmonic begins its 2007 summer season this weekend with a concert of music by John Williams and Williams' inspiration, Richard Strauss. Maestro Victor Vener and the orchestra play some of the most sweeping and memorable music composed in the last century and a half, from the masterful modern movie themes of John Williams to the cinematic drama of classical masterworks including Aaron Copland's An Outdoor Overture , Franz Liszt's Les Preludes , Richard Wagner's Overture to Rienzi and the opening fanfare from Richard Strauss' Also Sprach Zarathustra , best known for its inclusion in Kubrick's ground-breaking "2001: A Space Odyssey."
ENTERTAINMENT
May 3, 2007
The Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden is proud to present the L.A. Garden Show by Monrovia Growers. Guests can visit a dozen gardens created by the best designers in Southern California and shop at The Marketplace to buy one-of-a-kind plants and garden related items to design their own garden. Well-known garden experts and authors will be available during ongoing lectures and demonstrations. Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden is located at 301 N. Baldwin St. in Arcadia.
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September 7, 2006
Find some fascinating rhythms as Maestro Victor Vener and the California Philharmonic present "Dance Fever" to close the 10th anniversary season of "Cal Phil Festival on the Green" on Sept. 9 at 7:30 p.m. the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden in Arcadia. Presented by Sunset magazine, the Cal Phil Festival on the Green outdoor concert series has drawn thousands of music lovers each year to the Arboretum for its lively music and laid-back style. Avid music lovers and their families convene each summer in the Arboretum's garden atmosphere for an array of music performed by one of the region's most acclaimed ensembles.
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By Mary O’Keefe | February 12, 2009
La Cañada High School played host on Tuesday to Teens MOVE fair, a nonprofit organization that connects middle and high school students with volunteer and some paid job opportunities in their community. The following is a list of area volunteer opportunities, along with contact information: Union Station Homeless Services , (626) 240-4550, Extension 105, or e-mail volunteer@unionstationfoundation.org Ahead With Horses Inc., (818) 767-6373, or e-mail aheadwithhorses@yahoo.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 1, 2007
A popular garden author will be at Descanso Gardens Saturday, Feb. 17, to lead a virtual tour of six Italian Renaissance Gardens. Jan Smithen will use a slide-illustrated lecture to share the secrets of these gardens that reflect the heart of Renaissance culture. Her program, from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 17, at Descanso's Van de Kamp Hall, will explore how these beginnings of landscaping in the Western world developed principles still used in modern gardens. Smithen, a retired teacher of the art and science of gardening at the Los Angeles County Arboretum, now writes and lectures about the gardening life.
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By Sara Cardine | May 4, 2011
Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden announced last week it will host the Pasadena Pops summer concert series in 2012, marking the end of a 14-year partnership with the California Philharmonic. The CalPhil will be allowed to finish out its 2011 summer concert series at the Arboretum. Meanwhile, the Pops will complete its own summer series on the lawn adjacent to the Rose Bowl, where it has performed since leaving its longtime La Cañada home at Descanso Gardens in 2009.
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ENTERTAINMENT
June 28, 2007
The California Philharmonic begins its 2007 summer season this weekend with a concert of music by John Williams and Williams' inspiration, Richard Strauss. Maestro Victor Vener and the orchestra play some of the most sweeping and memorable music composed in the last century and a half, from the masterful modern movie themes of John Williams to the cinematic drama of classical masterworks including Aaron Copland's An Outdoor Overture , Franz Liszt's Les Preludes , Richard Wagner's Overture to Rienzi and the opening fanfare from Richard Strauss' Also Sprach Zarathustra , best known for its inclusion in Kubrick's ground-breaking "2001: A Space Odyssey."
FEATURES
April 12, 2007
Sixth grade students from Paradise Canyon Elementary recently participated in the Eco Hunt and Science Competition at the Los Angeles Environmental Education Fair at the Arboretum. For over 15 years, PCY has sent two teams to the all-day event. The competition includes at least 18 teams from all over Los Angeles County ? many of them from magnet science schools. To prepare for the competition, the PCY teams spent time studying together and learned how to orient themselves with a compass with the help of sixth grade science teacher Robin Williams.
NEWS
September 14, 2006
The California Philharmonic will bring a bit of Bavaria to Southern California when it hosts its annual fund-raising Oktoberfest on Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. Oktoberfest begins at 6 p.m. in the Arboretum's Sunset Garden, and the fun continues to 10 p.m. Traditional German foods, including sausages, sauerkraut and pretzels, will be served. Several beers, including Amber Bock and Hefeweizen, will be offered along with soft drinks and coffee.
FEATURES
August 3, 2006
Jane Napier Neely Chit Chat from Here and There In this oppressive heat I can't move a toe much less several fingers in order to write a lengthy column. And besides that, everyone has gone into hibernation in his or her air-conditioned caves. Absolutely nada is happening in town — nobody is goin' anywhere and people are doin' nuttin'. The television weather people have certainly been hyped about heat records burning into the history books. I think that last Saturday was the worst heat I've experienced here — and I'm a So. Cal native.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 12, 2006
Meet Coach Carter at the College and Career Fair being held at The Arboretum in Arcadia. Ken Carter became known to the mass public for the actions he took as basketball coach at Richmond High School in Richmond, California. Coach Carter, as he is known, found that many of his basketball players who were champions on the court were failing in the classroom. He locked the doors to the gymnasium until his players became as strong academically as they were physically. Students, parents, and the community can meet Carter at the College and Career Fair.
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