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By Bianca P. Gallegos | January 4, 2007
Working with his hands and patiently assembling LEGOs to build a make believe masterpiece structure always captivated Jimmy Harrington's attention as a child. In recent years, the 19-year-old has taken his passion to the next level by volunteering his time constructing the La Cañada Flintridge float entry in the Rose Parade. Working the on the float, said Harrington, has given him a sense of direction of what he would want to do as a career and has benefited him academically.
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By Mary O'Keefe | April 7, 2005
After six weeks of construction and wiring, it all came down to three days of intense competition for students in the robotics teams from Crescenta Valley and Clark Magnet high schools. The atmosphere at the Great Western Forum was so tense you could cut it with wire cutters. The pressure so intense, competitors couldn't remember simple things like the gravitational pull of the moon. This was not the time to forget your basic calculus skills. This was competition. This is what all the hard work came down to - the regional robotics competition sponsored by For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, or FIRST.
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By Mary O’Keefe | February 19, 2009
Robots bang into each other as they speed across the floor. Meteor balls fly through the air as a cheering crowd stands on the sidelines, rooting for their favorite bot. It may sound like a cross between a futuristic basketball and hockey game but it was really just a friendly get together from robotic teams from La Cañada and the Crescenta Valley. For the first time three high school robotic teams, from La Cañada, Crescenta Valley and Clark Magnet high schools, gathered Feb. 13 for a night of battle bots and geek speak.
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By Mary O'Keefe | March 30, 2006
Sixteen years ago, Glendale Unified School District's Gifted and Talented Education program began a competition that demands not physical strength, although stamina plays a major role, but brain power as its key component. Last week's competition marked the 16th annual Scholastic Bowl. Students from Crescenta Valley, Glendale, Hoover and Clark Magnet high schools competed for the title. At CVHS the competition began months ago when history teacher and scholastic coach Vickie Bouldin began tryouts for the competition.
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February 8, 2007
Almost a dozen teams from local businesses, high schools, churches and community organizations in the Foothill communities of La Cañada Flintridge, La Crescenta, Montrose, North Glendale and Sunland-Tujunga have already formed to walk in the 7th Annual Foothills Relay for Life 24-Hour Cancer Walk, which will take place May 19-20. Those area residents and business leaders interested in forming or sponsoring a team are invited to attend the first team captains' meeting, set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at J's Maintenance Service, 3550 Foothill Blvd.
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By Jane Napier Neely | March 28, 2013
Five students from area high schools were recently honored with “Good Citizen Award” from the Don Jose Verdugo Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution. A luncheon honoring the students was held at a Pasadena restaurant where Barbara Rogers, good citizen chairman, introduced each of the recipients, their parents and school counselors. Accepting the awards were Gloria Han, daughter of Paul and So Han, who attends Crescenta Valley High School; Jenna Gulick, daughter of Belen and Douglas Gulick, who is a senior at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy; Carly Moore, daughter of Daniel and Susan Moore, who attends La Cañada High School; Jenna El-Fakih, daughter of Hamal and Mary El-Fakih, who attends Anderson W. Clark Magnet High School; and Jenna Galper, daughter of Gayle Penrod and Michael Galper, who is a senior at Flintridge Preparatory School.
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April 26, 2007
MONTROSE ? The city of Montrose will be awash in purple on Tuesday, May 1, thanks to the efforts of volunteers from the 7th Annual Foothills Relay For Life, who are raising funds to fight cancer. Businesses along Honolulu Avenue will be decorated with purple ribbons, purple posters, purple balloons and purple window displays. People will be wearing purple clothing and wristbands. Rocky Cola Café will have a fundraiser with a portion of proceeds going to the American Cancer Society.
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By Sevan Gatsby Special to the Valley Sun | August 14, 2008
On Aug. 10, His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, primate of the Western Diocese of the Armenian Church, celebrated the Divine Liturgy and delivered the sermon at the Armenian Apostolic Church of La Cañada and Crescenta Valley. Archpriest Father Hovsep Hagopian, the parish priest, served the altar for this special occasion. During the three-hour long service, Derderian ordained Martin Zakaryan as a deacon. Also ordained were Gary Sarafian and Alan Janoyan as sub-deacons.
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December 28, 2006
Montrose Travel on Honolulu Avenue is hosting the kick off event for the 7th Annual Foothills Relay for Life. The kick off will be held at the travel agency on Tuesday, Jan. 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. and will feature refreshments, raffles and information on how to be a part of the Relay for Life. Relay for Life is a team event in which team members alternate walking for 24 hours to raise awareness and money for the continued need to fight cancer. The kick off will provide individuals, businesses, schools, churches and community service organizations an opportunity to form, join or sponsor a team.
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April 20, 2006
"Something's Missing," a new play written by Ken Gray, theatre arts professor emeritus and directed by guest artist Lani Harris, opens today, Thursday, April 20, in the Glendale Community College Auditorium Studio Theatre. The Theatre Arts Department production will be performed at 8 p.m. on April 20, 21 and 22, May 5, 11, 18, 19 and 20. Matinees are at 2 p.m. on April 23, 29 and 30, May 6 and 13. The story involves an abducted boy who returns as a man. Something is missing from his life and the lives of his family members.
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By Mary O’Keefe | February 19, 2009
Robots bang into each other as they speed across the floor. Meteor balls fly through the air as a cheering crowd stands on the sidelines, rooting for their favorite bot. It may sound like a cross between a futuristic basketball and hockey game but it was really just a friendly get together from robotic teams from La Cañada and the Crescenta Valley. For the first time three high school robotic teams, from La Cañada, Crescenta Valley and Clark Magnet high schools, gathered Feb. 13 for a night of battle bots and geek speak.
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By Bianca P. Gallegos | January 4, 2007
Working with his hands and patiently assembling LEGOs to build a make believe masterpiece structure always captivated Jimmy Harrington's attention as a child. In recent years, the 19-year-old has taken his passion to the next level by volunteering his time constructing the La Cañada Flintridge float entry in the Rose Parade. Working the on the float, said Harrington, has given him a sense of direction of what he would want to do as a career and has benefited him academically.
FEATURES
By Mary O'Keefe | March 30, 2006
Sixteen years ago, Glendale Unified School District's Gifted and Talented Education program began a competition that demands not physical strength, although stamina plays a major role, but brain power as its key component. Last week's competition marked the 16th annual Scholastic Bowl. Students from Crescenta Valley, Glendale, Hoover and Clark Magnet high schools competed for the title. At CVHS the competition began months ago when history teacher and scholastic coach Vickie Bouldin began tryouts for the competition.
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By Mary O'Keefe | April 7, 2005
After six weeks of construction and wiring, it all came down to three days of intense competition for students in the robotics teams from Crescenta Valley and Clark Magnet high schools. The atmosphere at the Great Western Forum was so tense you could cut it with wire cutters. The pressure so intense, competitors couldn't remember simple things like the gravitational pull of the moon. This was not the time to forget your basic calculus skills. This was competition. This is what all the hard work came down to - the regional robotics competition sponsored by For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, or FIRST.
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