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May 25, 2006
California state legislators are looking for outstanding businesswomen. They are accepting nominations for the 2006 Women in Business Awards. State Sen. Jack Scott, Assembly Majority Leader Dario Frommer and Assemblymember Carol Liu will honor outstanding local women from the business world at a ceremony in the fall. The categories have been expanded to include Women in Arts and Entertainment, Women in Law and Junior Businesswoman of the year. In all, there are 11 categories in private, public and non-profit sectors.
COMMUNITY
By Peter Day | September 1, 2012
Last week, La Cañada Flintridge school officials unveiled strong local scores in standardized test results. This week, statistics for districts throughout California were made public, and La Cañada educators found out just how learned local students are compared to children throughout the state. The La Cañada Unified School District finished first in the state in several categories and grades, according to Standardized Testing and Reporting program results released by the California Department of Education Friday.
SPORTS
By Grant Gordon, grant.gordon@latimes.com | June 11, 2013
After a historic run to consecutive CIF Southern Section Division V championships, the La Cañada High softball team was unable to finish out the season with the same accomplishments this time around. However, following in the tradition of Spartans stars such as Lauren Cox, Anna Edwards, Catherine Horner and Lauren O'Leary, La Cañada junior utility Olivia Leyva earned All-CIF honors. Released Tuesday afternoon, the All-CIF Southern Section Division IV first team had a spot for Leyva and, despite, his team missing out on the playoffs, Spartans Coach KC Mathews wasn't surprised by the honor.
SPORTS
February 8, 2007
Placing first, second or third in the Rio Hondo League Tournament held last Friday at San Marino High School, 10 La Cañada High School wrestlers qualified for the Divisional CIF Competition to be held in Oxnard Feb. 16 to 17. Placing first in their respective weight categories were seniors Keith Male (112 lbs), Spencer Tompkins (160 lbs) and Justin Luthey (215 lbs). Placing second in their weight categories were junior Michael Peterson ( 119 lbs), senior Connor Ulf (154 lbs)
NEWS
September 29, 2012
The Flintridge Autumn Classic brought beautiful and talented horses to the Flintridge Riding Club in La Cañada Flintridge this weekend, with horses and riders competing in dozens of categories. The top prize in the competition, which wraps up Sunday, is the $15,000 Land Rover Pasadena Grand Prix. The Flintridge Riding Club was established in 1922 when local families seeking a place for equestrian sports bought the original 10 acres from then-Sen. Frank Flint. The club now hosts four shows a year.
NEWS
By Mary O’Keefe | January 22, 2009
The American Lung Association recently released its annual State of Tobacco Control 2008 report that tracks progress on key tobacco control policies and the city of La Cañada Flintridge is not at the head of the class. In fact, the city received a overall grade of ?F.? The report looks at four categories: tobacco prevention and control spending, smokefree air, cigarette tax and cessation coverage. In recent years, the association has issued a local report card for cities and counties on local tobacco control laws.
FEATURES
By Elaine La Marr | February 1, 2007
Students in the La Cañada Unified School District who wanted to express themselves and receive positive recognition for their artistic efforts had an opportunity to show off their talents through the Annual Arts Reflections Program. The 2006-2007 Reflections theme was "My Favorite Place." Students were asked to think about what it meant to them and then put those thoughts and creativity into an original piece of artwork in one of six categories: musical composition, literature, photography, visual arts, dance choreography and film/video production.
FEATURES
March 15, 2007
The Paradise Canyon Elementary PTA has proudly announced the winners of its recent Reflections Art Contest. Student entries were submitted for this year's theme "My Favorite Place" in the categories of music, literature, photography and visual arts. The entries were judged at the school and district levels. Jeremy Herron (kindergarten to second grade level), Matthew Pasion (third to fifth grade level) and Kirsten George (sixth grade level) were awarded first place at PCY for their literature entries.
NEWS
December 2, 2004
La Cañada Flintridge Library has announced the winners of its annual Children's Book Week Bookmark Contest. Children of all ages competed to design the best bookmarks, and winners were selected in three age categories from more than 160 entries. Winners were honored at an awards ceremony at the library on Nov. 20, followed by a special puppet show presentation. The winners are as follows: Kindergarten - Grade 2: Ka'ena Farmer, first place; Maya Sahai; second place: Lyndi Tsering, third place; Grade 3 - Grade 5: Allysen Merrill, first place; Noelle Niederhaus, second place; Colby Koklas, third place tie; Daniel Nieto, third place tie; Grade 6 - Grade 8: Ragini Sahai first place regional winner; Joyce Lee, second place; Nina Guo, third place.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 3, 2005
The Montrose Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce's sixth annual Juried Art Exhibit is accepting slide submissions now through March 26. All categories of fine art are eligible to enter. Cash awards range from three $600 Best of Show awards to $100 artist's choice and ribbons for honorable mention. The juror this year is Bonese Collins Turner. The 2005 Art Walks are still available at multiple discounts before March 31. Spaces are $40 for one, $60 for two, $80 for three and $110 for four.
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SPORTS
By Grant Gordon, grant.gordon@latimes.com | June 11, 2013
After a historic run to consecutive CIF Southern Section Division V championships, the La Cañada High softball team was unable to finish out the season with the same accomplishments this time around. However, following in the tradition of Spartans stars such as Lauren Cox, Anna Edwards, Catherine Horner and Lauren O'Leary, La Cañada junior utility Olivia Leyva earned All-CIF honors. Released Tuesday afternoon, the All-CIF Southern Section Division IV first team had a spot for Leyva and, despite, his team missing out on the playoffs, Spartans Coach KC Mathews wasn't surprised by the honor.
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COMMUNITY
By Peter Day | September 1, 2012
Last week, La Cañada Flintridge school officials unveiled strong local scores in standardized test results. This week, statistics for districts throughout California were made public, and La Cañada educators found out just how learned local students are compared to children throughout the state. The La Cañada Unified School District finished first in the state in several categories and grades, according to Standardized Testing and Reporting program results released by the California Department of Education Friday.
NEWS
May 25, 2006
California state legislators are looking for outstanding businesswomen. They are accepting nominations for the 2006 Women in Business Awards. State Sen. Jack Scott, Assembly Majority Leader Dario Frommer and Assemblymember Carol Liu will honor outstanding local women from the business world at a ceremony in the fall. The categories have been expanded to include Women in Arts and Entertainment, Women in Law and Junior Businesswoman of the year. In all, there are 11 categories in private, public and non-profit sectors.
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