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By Gabriel Rizk | September 3, 2009
On the courts, it was business as usual for the Flintridge Prep boy’s basketball team, which used its strong guard play to overcome height mismatches, force turnovers, break down defenses and post wins in each of its four games against host Chinese teams on its recent nine-day, three-city tour of China. But, between games, the experience of traveling and staying together thousands of miles from home while visiting some of the most impressive sights of the ancient and modern worlds was anything but ordinary.
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April 27, 2011
Chinese authorities have arrested 30 members of an evangelical church for trying to hold an Easter service. According to reports, large numbers of police gathered near the Shouwang Church after its leaders announced they would hold an outdoor ceremony to honor the holy day. The church's senior pastor, Jin Tianming, is under house arrest and others removed by police have been taken to different stations and not been released. Jin said he knew the risks and added, “[T]his is our uncompromising position and a matter of faith.
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By Ruth Longoria | August 21, 2008
The Beijing Olympics wasn?t the only event in recent weeks in China to inspire sold-out crowds and international enthusiasm. The Los Angeles Children?s Chorus ? which involves 61 youths from across the Los Angeles area, including about a dozen from the Foothills ? recently returned from a two-week pre-Olympic tour to China. While in China, the young people performed with the Stanford University Symphony Orchestra, in a collaboration conducted by Beijing native Jindong Caii. Chorus members also traveled to various historic landmarks and performed to appreciative crowds across the country.
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August 16, 2007
China, formally known as the People’s Republic of China, is over 2,000 years old and has the world’s largest population, 1.3 billion people. China is quickly becoming a world power and travel is increasing between the US and China. The Chinese belief is through harmonious relationships, their whole society will become stable. As they are a collective society, relationships between people (Guanxi) is the fundamental glue of Confucianism principles of honor, loyalty, duty, and respect for senority and age. Understanding these principles will help foreigners to understand the culture and etiquette in China.
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By Jessica S. Kim | August 31, 2007
Eight-year-old Kathryn Fazzi mimicked panda noises perfectly as she recalled her experiences in China’s renowned Wolong Panda Reserve. “The 1-year-old pandas played King of the Hill and one had difficulty going back up the hill,” she said. “We put carrots in the centers of their mouths and they’d take the carrots out and hold them because pandas have a kind of thumb. They didn’t drop any of the food—just crumbs.” Nearly a year ago, La Cañadan resident Diane Fazzi returned home to a strange greeting: “Mommy, I want to save the pandas.
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By Gabriel Rizk | August 6, 2009
Between this summer and last, the Flintridge Prep boys? basketball team is racking up the frequent flier miles in bunches. The Rebels boarded a plane bound for Beijing on Wednesday for a nine-day tour of China that will also include stops in Shanghai and Xi?an for some friendly exhibition games against club and recreational teams from each city. Overseas road trips are becoming a regular summer occurrence for Prep, which spent a week at a basketball tournament in Maui last July.
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By Jane Napier Neely | July 24, 2008
Charles Carter Lee, a longtime La Cañada resident and recently retired Los Angeles County Superior Court judge, has been named chef de mission for the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) announced his appointment as this country?s delegation leader in May. In an interview held at his La Cañada home, Judge Lee could hardly contain his excitement about the journey that will soon unfold for not only him but also for his Chinese-born wife Miranda and their three daughters, Alice, Dabney and Annie, who will also attend the games in Beijing.
FEATURES
January 11, 2007
Lutheran Church in the Foothills begins its annual "Coat Drive" on Jan. 14. Hangers are available at the back of the church as a reminder to share your extra coats. This year, the church is focusing on collecting jackets and sweaters. Tell your family friends, co-workers or any group you are part of to be part of this. Colin Legerton will be at Lutheran Church in the Foothills to share his observations and experience of his most recent visit to China. His perspective is unique, and this is a great opportunity to hear about the reality and hope connected to China.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 2, 2004
Best selling author Lisa See returns to Pacific Asia Museum on Sept. 12 at 2 p.m. to discuss and sign her third international thriller "Dragon Bones," a fast-driving narrative set against the backdrop of the building of the Three Gorges Dam, the largest and most expensive project undertaken in China since the Great Wall and the subject of great interriational debate. When the body of an American archaeologist is found floating in the Yangzi River, Ministry of Public Security agent Liu Hulan.
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May 23, 2013
La Cañada High School students Caitlyn Seo and Mena Hanna traveled to China last month to attend an international education conference. The students were joined by English teacher Ben Powers, Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientist Benyang Tang and Lindi Dreibelbis, the school district's director of assessment. La Cañada High School was the only school in America to send representatives to the International Young Pioneers Round Table Conference on Education, which was held at Shenzhen Middle School.
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April 27, 2011
Chinese authorities have arrested 30 members of an evangelical church for trying to hold an Easter service. According to reports, large numbers of police gathered near the Shouwang Church after its leaders announced they would hold an outdoor ceremony to honor the holy day. The church's senior pastor, Jin Tianming, is under house arrest and others removed by police have been taken to different stations and not been released. Jin said he knew the risks and added, “[T]his is our uncompromising position and a matter of faith.
SPORTS
By Gabriel Rizk | September 3, 2009
On the courts, it was business as usual for the Flintridge Prep boy’s basketball team, which used its strong guard play to overcome height mismatches, force turnovers, break down defenses and post wins in each of its four games against host Chinese teams on its recent nine-day, three-city tour of China. But, between games, the experience of traveling and staying together thousands of miles from home while visiting some of the most impressive sights of the ancient and modern worlds was anything but ordinary.
SPORTS
By Gabriel Rizk | August 6, 2009
Between this summer and last, the Flintridge Prep boys? basketball team is racking up the frequent flier miles in bunches. The Rebels boarded a plane bound for Beijing on Wednesday for a nine-day tour of China that will also include stops in Shanghai and Xi?an for some friendly exhibition games against club and recreational teams from each city. Overseas road trips are becoming a regular summer occurrence for Prep, which spent a week at a basketball tournament in Maui last July.
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By Ruth Longoria | October 30, 2008
Visitors to historic Lanterman House museum will have an opportunity to glimpse a piece — or several pieces — of the past in coming weeks as the exhibit “Fine China from the Era of Emily Lanterman” offers an exquisite look at some of the finest tea cups, saucers and dinnerware of that age. The exhibit opens Nov. 2 and runs through Jan. 29 at Lanterman House, 4420 Encinas Drive, La Cañada Flintridge. A members-only opening is scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m., Nov. 2, and a lecture, “The World of Haviland China,” at 7 p.m., Nov. 13, by Nora Travis, a dealer, authority and author on Haviland china.
NEWS
By Ruth Longoria | August 21, 2008
The Beijing Olympics wasn?t the only event in recent weeks in China to inspire sold-out crowds and international enthusiasm. The Los Angeles Children?s Chorus ? which involves 61 youths from across the Los Angeles area, including about a dozen from the Foothills ? recently returned from a two-week pre-Olympic tour to China. While in China, the young people performed with the Stanford University Symphony Orchestra, in a collaboration conducted by Beijing native Jindong Caii. Chorus members also traveled to various historic landmarks and performed to appreciative crowds across the country.
NEWS
By Jane Napier Neely | July 24, 2008
Charles Carter Lee, a longtime La Cañada resident and recently retired Los Angeles County Superior Court judge, has been named chef de mission for the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China. The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) announced his appointment as this country?s delegation leader in May. In an interview held at his La Cañada home, Judge Lee could hardly contain his excitement about the journey that will soon unfold for not only him but also for his Chinese-born wife Miranda and their three daughters, Alice, Dabney and Annie, who will also attend the games in Beijing.
NEWS
By Jessica S. Kim | August 31, 2007
Eight-year-old Kathryn Fazzi mimicked panda noises perfectly as she recalled her experiences in China’s renowned Wolong Panda Reserve. “The 1-year-old pandas played King of the Hill and one had difficulty going back up the hill,” she said. “We put carrots in the centers of their mouths and they’d take the carrots out and hold them because pandas have a kind of thumb. They didn’t drop any of the food—just crumbs.” Nearly a year ago, La Cañadan resident Diane Fazzi returned home to a strange greeting: “Mommy, I want to save the pandas.
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