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May 24, 2007
Forest Lawn-Glendale is celebrating the 92nd anniversary of its first Memorial Day program. The event will be held on May 28, beginning at 1 p.m., and will feature a memorial march at the Little Church of the Flowers and proceed to the burial site of a soldier who served in the Civil War. Glendale Mayor Ara Najarian will read the Presidential Proclamation. Civil War re-enactors from the 100th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry-Company K will be featured. A civil war band, The Band of the California Battalion, will supply patriotic music.
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May 19, 2005
Cadet Anthony L. Baiocco of La Cañada was recently presented the Star of the West Medal at The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina. Cadet Baiocco is a rising junior majoring in history. He competed against more than a dozen fellow cadets to win the annual award for the best-drilled cadet. His name will be engraved on the Star of the West monument near the flagpole on Summerall Field. He also was presented a medal that contains a small piece of wood from the ship, Star of the West, which was fired upon by Citadel cadets in the Civil War. Baiocco is a graduate of La Cañada High School and is the son of Joseph and Sabrina Baiocco.
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October 19, 2006
The public is invited to attend the final two OneBook/OneCity events this year. On Tuesday, Oct. 24, from 7 to 9 p.m., there will be a screening of MGM's 1949 timeless movie classic, "Little Women," at the local branch of the County of Los Angeles Public Library. This Academy Award-winning film stars June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Margaret O'Brien, Elizabeth Taylor, Janet Leigh and Mary Astor, among others. The event is free to the public, but seating is limited, so be sure to get there early.
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March 2, 2006
Faces of Freedom: Exhibit Faces of Freedom will open Sunday, March 19 with a reception from 1 to 4 p.m. at Bolton Hall Museum. The new exhibit is devoted to the men and women of Sunland/Tujunga who have served this country from the Civil War to the present. Veterans are asked to bring in photographs, documents, and artifacts for the exhibit. A veteran registry will be created for the Sunland/Tujunga community. Local veterans may register for themselves, or families may register veterans no longer here.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 10, 2007
EVENTS — Saturday, May 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Kiwanis Club of Glendale and the California Highway Patrol are sponsoring "Child Seat Checkup Day." Participants will have their child's car safety seat inspected to determine whether it is installed and being used properly. Individuals with unsafe car seats will have a new safety seat installed in their vehicle at no charge. The event will be held at Edison Elementary School, 435 S. Pacific Ave. Open to all L.A. County residents.
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January 18, 2007
With news of an increased troop presence overseas, the Crescenta-Cañada and Verdugo Hills YMCAs reminds members of the military that they provide full financial assistance to active military service families. As difficult as it is to be separated by wartime deployments, the Y wishes to do its part to make military family members' lives healthier and happier. "It is truly a great sacrifice to serve your country and fellow citizens as a member of the military during these dangerous and difficult times.
FEATURES
November 27, 2008
Jane Napier Neely Oh, my gosh — it is Thanksgiving already! At least the weather is feeling more like autumn now. The frost is on the pumpkin, as they say. As I write this column, my house hasn’t even gotten warmed up yet and I’m bundled up in a sweater, warm slippers and my fingerless gloves. I’ll be making my usual Thanksgiving journey to Livermore, where my son and family live, for the Thanksgiving feast. It will also be a “bon voyage” for them, as son Christopher, wife Megan, and their children, Aidan, Lucan and little Miss Morgan are moving to London, England where they will live for the next three to five years.
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June 29, 2006
The La Cañada Flintridge One City, One Book Committee has chosen "March" by Geraldine Brooks as its selection for 2006. Related events will take place in October, according to committee members, who say this year's choice is ideal for summer reading if locals want to have the book finished prior to the special programs this fall. The 2006 Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction, "March" is the fictional account of the largely absent Mr. March, in Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women." Mr. March, a preacher, is the father of Alcott's four "little women."
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By Ruth Longoria | October 11, 2007
As literary La Cañada residents pore over María Amparo Escandón?s novel ? One City One Book?s October 2007 reading selection ? ?González & Daughter Trucking Co.,? local younger readers also are being encouraged to turn the pages of a long haul driving adventure in ?Frank and Ernest On the Road,? Alexandra Day?s children?s book. La Cañada Elementary School librarian Kay Bahrami will read the classic tale to tots, toddlers and pre-teens at One City One Book?s children?s event at 2 p.m., Oct. 20 at La Cañada Flintridge?
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By Ruth Longoria | February 19, 2009
Imagine it?s 2013 and the state of California is at war against Arizona and Nevada. At war over water. It?s the first war between the states since the Civil War, and its outcome could be deadly for many of the millions of California residents. That?s the premise devised by La Cañada High School freshman Sam Whitefield to draw an audience into his speech Thursday night during the Crescenta Cañada Lions Club student speech competition at Verdugo Hills Hospital. Whitefield?
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By Ruth Longoria | February 19, 2009
Imagine it?s 2013 and the state of California is at war against Arizona and Nevada. At war over water. It?s the first war between the states since the Civil War, and its outcome could be deadly for many of the millions of California residents. That?s the premise devised by La Cañada High School freshman Sam Whitefield to draw an audience into his speech Thursday night during the Crescenta Cañada Lions Club student speech competition at Verdugo Hills Hospital. Whitefield?
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FEATURES
November 27, 2008
Jane Napier Neely Oh, my gosh — it is Thanksgiving already! At least the weather is feeling more like autumn now. The frost is on the pumpkin, as they say. As I write this column, my house hasn’t even gotten warmed up yet and I’m bundled up in a sweater, warm slippers and my fingerless gloves. I’ll be making my usual Thanksgiving journey to Livermore, where my son and family live, for the Thanksgiving feast. It will also be a “bon voyage” for them, as son Christopher, wife Megan, and their children, Aidan, Lucan and little Miss Morgan are moving to London, England where they will live for the next three to five years.
NEWS
By Ruth Longoria | October 11, 2007
As literary La Cañada residents pore over María Amparo Escandón?s novel ? One City One Book?s October 2007 reading selection ? ?González & Daughter Trucking Co.,? local younger readers also are being encouraged to turn the pages of a long haul driving adventure in ?Frank and Ernest On the Road,? Alexandra Day?s children?s book. La Cañada Elementary School librarian Kay Bahrami will read the classic tale to tots, toddlers and pre-teens at One City One Book?s children?s event at 2 p.m., Oct. 20 at La Cañada Flintridge?
ENTERTAINMENT
May 24, 2007
Forest Lawn-Glendale is celebrating the 92nd anniversary of its first Memorial Day program. The event will be held on May 28, beginning at 1 p.m., and will feature a memorial march at the Little Church of the Flowers and proceed to the burial site of a soldier who served in the Civil War. Glendale Mayor Ara Najarian will read the Presidential Proclamation. Civil War re-enactors from the 100th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry-Company K will be featured. A civil war band, The Band of the California Battalion, will supply patriotic music.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 17, 2007
EVENTS — Saturday, May 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Kiwanis Club of Glendale and the California Highway Patrol are sponsoring "Child Seat Checkup Day." Participants will have their child's car safety seat inspected to determine whether it is installed and being used properly. Individuals with unsafe car seats will have a new safety seat installed in their vehicle at no charge. The event will be held at Edison Elementary School, 435 S. Pacific Ave. Open to all L.A. County residents.
NEWS
January 18, 2007
With news of an increased troop presence overseas, the Crescenta-Cañada and Verdugo Hills YMCAs reminds members of the military that they provide full financial assistance to active military service families. As difficult as it is to be separated by wartime deployments, the Y wishes to do its part to make military family members' lives healthier and happier. "It is truly a great sacrifice to serve your country and fellow citizens as a member of the military during these dangerous and difficult times.
NEWS
October 19, 2006
The public is invited to attend the final two OneBook/OneCity events this year. On Tuesday, Oct. 24, from 7 to 9 p.m., there will be a screening of MGM's 1949 timeless movie classic, "Little Women," at the local branch of the County of Los Angeles Public Library. This Academy Award-winning film stars June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Margaret O'Brien, Elizabeth Taylor, Janet Leigh and Mary Astor, among others. The event is free to the public, but seating is limited, so be sure to get there early.
NEWS
June 29, 2006
The La Cañada Flintridge One City, One Book Committee has chosen "March" by Geraldine Brooks as its selection for 2006. Related events will take place in October, according to committee members, who say this year's choice is ideal for summer reading if locals want to have the book finished prior to the special programs this fall. The 2006 Pulitzer Prize winner for fiction, "March" is the fictional account of the largely absent Mr. March, in Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women." Mr. March, a preacher, is the father of Alcott's four "little women."
ENTERTAINMENT
March 2, 2006
Faces of Freedom: Exhibit Faces of Freedom will open Sunday, March 19 with a reception from 1 to 4 p.m. at Bolton Hall Museum. The new exhibit is devoted to the men and women of Sunland/Tujunga who have served this country from the Civil War to the present. Veterans are asked to bring in photographs, documents, and artifacts for the exhibit. A veteran registry will be created for the Sunland/Tujunga community. Local veterans may register for themselves, or families may register veterans no longer here.
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