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By olivia smith Valley Sun | June 19, 2008
Students crowded La Cañada Elementary School?s Scholastic Book Fair as it ended June 13. Stands on cooking, sports, science and nature crowded the library along with school supplies and educational activities like painting and arts and crafts. The students, who had run over to the fair on their recess and lunch breaks, were huddled around books and lining up to buy as many as they could afford. ?The students enjoy it. They look forward to being able to buy their teachers books.
FEATURES
July 9, 2009
July 4 celebration from Country Club Under a near full moon, and amidst a temperature perfect summer night , almost 300 members and guests ( more accurate count is 277) of La Cañada Flintridge Country Club celebrated our nation?s independence. After feasting on Southern-style ribs, corn on the cob and swordfish skewers and dancing to the Jennifer Gates Quintet, everyone rearranged their chairs for the big July 4 show of fireworks. At the club?s elevation, fireworks were visible all the way to the coast, however the Rose Bowl display was the closest and certainly the most impressive.
NEWS
November 18, 2004
June 13, 1927-October 14, 2004 Richard N. Richard, beloved teacher of art in the public schools of Southern California for more than four decades, passed away Thursday, October 14, 2004 after a long illness. He was born in Compton on June 13, 1927. When Richard was 17 years old, he served in the Navy during World War II as seaman first class, and was stationed in Tokyo Bay. On his ship, he cooked for 12 men every night as the crew's appointed cook. He enjoyed seeing more of the world and learning about the Japanese culture in particular.
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December 2, 2004
June 13, 1927-Oct. 14, 2004 Richard N. Belben, beloved teacher of art in the public schools of Southern California for more than four decades, passed away Thursday October 14, 2004 after a long illness. He was born June 13, 1927 in Compton. Richard joined the U.S. Navy when he was 17 and served as Seaman First Class on a ship in Tokyo Bay during World War II. He cooked for twelve men every night as the crew's appointed cook and enjoyed seeing more of the world and learning more about Japanese culture in particular.
COMMUNITY
June 30, 2012
Summer is here and it is time to channel the energy of young people into outdoor activities and crafts until they drop from fatigue at the end of the day. The Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge's Camp Runamuk! is in high gear, offering different themes with each weekly session filled with sports, arts and crafts, acting, cooking and other activities for children 5 through 8. Camp starts anew each week and runs through Aug. 10. This week featured an Olympic theme as the world prepares for the games in London later this summer.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 5, 2006
More than 20 local artists and artisans will display their latest creations in a fabulous private garden at Art on Palm, Fall 2006, Saturday, Oct. 14, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1239 E. Palm St. in Altadena. The one-day-only show and sale features ceramics, drawings, fabric, glass, jewelry, metal works, mixed media, paintings and wood carvings. Participating artists include: Ivan Adaniya, Erica Batchelder, Cathy Reichel-Clark, Catherine M. S. Cowles, Ellen Dinerman, Mary Jane Elgin, Bill Haskell, Beverly Jones, Diane Kolde, Ron Lawrenz, Celeste Lewis, Gloria Lum, Piri Mee, Corisa Moreno, Simeone Novello, Di Yamamoto Skowron, Erin Trefry, Anne Sears, Cynthia Thiel, Chris Vanderlei, Bruce Wilson, Hitomi Yamamuro and Lucia Yang.
NEWS
By Carolyn Neuhausen, Special to the Valley Sun | July 13, 2011
Avast mateys, pirates have landed in La Cañada and they’re here for a five-day stay. Camp Runamuk is a summer day camp offered by the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge and geared for children ages 5-8. The camp operates Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will continue through the week of Aug. 1. Each week the camp has a different theme, like “Outer Space Week,” “Rainforest and Reptiles” and “Eco Week,” with activities...
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By Mary O'Keefe | May 3, 2007
Last Thursday the children of Jet Propulsion Laboratory employees had the opportunity to explore crafts and the solar system as well as learn what Mom and Dad really do all day while they are at school. JPLers and their children participated in Take Your Child To Work Day. For at least 15 years the Lab has set aside one day a year for employees' children to visit the campus and explore their parents' chosen career. Kids from 9 to 17 spent the day making crafts, getting temporary tattoos and making their own miniature rockets.
NEWS
December 21, 2006
Local residents interested in the history of La Cañada Flintridge, Arts and Crafts architecture and the decrative arts are asked to consider being trained as volunteer docent guides at Lanterman House, La Cañada's only historic house museum. "We offer a very well-attended, multi-part school program and provide tours for groups ranging from Cub Scouts to active seniors," the museum's executive director, Melissa Patton, said this week. "Docents have access to all of our public programs and to our archive of commuity history," Patton added.
NEWS
September 7, 2006
For those who have always had a yen to play golf, learn a new language, write a book, or trip the light fantastic on the dance floor, the GCC Community Services Education program offers these and many more workshops, classes and activities. The short term format is designed to be compatible with a person's busy schedule. The classes are for adults of all ages on a not-for-credit basis. People are encouraged to explore an interest, learn a new skill, or just enjoy the fun of learning.
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July 9, 2009
July 4 celebration from Country Club Under a near full moon, and amidst a temperature perfect summer night , almost 300 members and guests ( more accurate count is 277) of La Cañada Flintridge Country Club celebrated our nation?s independence. After feasting on Southern-style ribs, corn on the cob and swordfish skewers and dancing to the Jennifer Gates Quintet, everyone rearranged their chairs for the big July 4 show of fireworks. At the club?s elevation, fireworks were visible all the way to the coast, however the Rose Bowl display was the closest and certainly the most impressive.
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By olivia smith Valley Sun | June 19, 2008
Students crowded La Cañada Elementary School?s Scholastic Book Fair as it ended June 13. Stands on cooking, sports, science and nature crowded the library along with school supplies and educational activities like painting and arts and crafts. The students, who had run over to the fair on their recess and lunch breaks, were huddled around books and lining up to buy as many as they could afford. ?The students enjoy it. They look forward to being able to buy their teachers books.
NEWS
December 2, 2004
June 13, 1927-Oct. 14, 2004 Richard N. Belben, beloved teacher of art in the public schools of Southern California for more than four decades, passed away Thursday October 14, 2004 after a long illness. He was born June 13, 1927 in Compton. Richard joined the U.S. Navy when he was 17 and served as Seaman First Class on a ship in Tokyo Bay during World War II. He cooked for twelve men every night as the crew's appointed cook and enjoyed seeing more of the world and learning more about Japanese culture in particular.
NEWS
November 18, 2004
June 13, 1927-October 14, 2004 Richard N. Richard, beloved teacher of art in the public schools of Southern California for more than four decades, passed away Thursday, October 14, 2004 after a long illness. He was born in Compton on June 13, 1927. When Richard was 17 years old, he served in the Navy during World War II as seaman first class, and was stationed in Tokyo Bay. On his ship, he cooked for 12 men every night as the crew's appointed cook. He enjoyed seeing more of the world and learning about the Japanese culture in particular.
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