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August 6, 2009
Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada — Several cans of baby formula were stolen from the Vons market by two suspects; 600 block at 10:40 a.m. Monday. Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada — A Jack-in-the-Box employee was robbed as he walked to his car parked in the restaurant’s lot. The suspect, who escaped running eastbound in the 2200 block of Foothill, was described as a black male, 6’ tall, dressed in all-black clothing; the crime took place shortly after 11 a.m. Monday.
July 23, 2009
Local DAR group active throughout June Don José Verdugo Chapter, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution , in June held their last meeting of the organization?s year. An invited guest was Dep. Jorge Valdivia of the Crescenta Valley Sheriff?s Station, who spoke to members about home and personal safety during the summer months as well as throughout the year. Chaplain Marion Badger and Regent Liz Craven swore in three new members into the society: Angie Lyon , Caroline Craven and Janet Craven . The ceremony held special significance to the regent, as the latter two are her daughters.
By Ruth Longoria | July 16, 2009
Educating youth to financial literacy is key to surviving in today?s difficult economic times. That?s the message of American Investment Fellows, a national non-profit program begun earlier this year by four students at the University of Chicago, one of which is Crescenta Valley High School alum Ted Gonder. The non-profit educational organization involves college students as mentors and creates financial investment workshops and a 10-to-12-week curriculum for high schools, specifically targeted to urban public schools, Gonder previously told the Valley Sun. Now ?
By Ruth Longoria | May 28, 2009
She’s a talented artist and an all around good kid, according to teachers, counselors and those who know her. This week’s Valley Sun All- Star is Nicolle Kwon, 15, of La Cañada, a sophomore at Crescenta Valley High School. Kwon recently won second-place in the Congressional Art Contest, and her acrylic painting, “A Study on Surrealism,” will be on display throughout the coming year on the wall of Congressman David Dreier’s San Dimas office. Each congressional district hosts its own competition and sends the first-place honoree’s work on to Washington, D.C., where it and the art of other high school students from across the country will be on display in the nation’s capitol.
By Mary O’Keefe | May 28, 2009
After eight months of training students from Rosemont Middle School and Crescenta Valley High School boarded a bus about 4 a.m. on Monday and headed to downtown Los Angeles for the LA Marathon. The students were members of Student Run Los Angeles (SRLA) and joined over 3,000 other SRLA runners for the event. The marathon was originally scheduled for the first of March but LA City Council changed the date to May 25 due to complaints from local churches. The students trained an extra two months and were a little concerned about the heat but the weather cooperated and all their training paid off.
April 30, 2009
Jessica Rae Sloan, the daughter of Joseph and Robin Sloan of La Crescenta, will wed Paul Andrew Breckow, son of Dennis and Betsy Breckow of La Crescenta, on July 25 in La Cañada Flintridge, it was announced recently. Jessica is a 2003 graduate of Crescenta Valley High School. She earned her bachelor?s degree in psychology from Azusa Pacific University and a master?s in psychology from Pepperdine University. She currently teaches and works with autistic children at the Elliott Institute in La Crescenta.
By Mary O’Keefe | March 26, 2009
A powerful assembly was presented at Rosemont Middle School and Crescenta Valley High School students this week. Rachel?s Challenge was brought to the schools to start a ?chain reaction? of positive energy. Rachel Scott was the first person killed at the 1999 tragedy at Columbine High School in Colorado where students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold entered the school with guns and pipebombs. In the end, 12 students and one teacher were dead. Rachel?s writings from her journal are used as a foundation to turn that tragic event into a positive outreach for students.
By Ruth Longoria | March 19, 2009
If you were a fan of the classic zany musical that launched actress Carol Burnett?s Broadway stage career, you?ll probably want to catch that same musical ? with a more local cast ? as ?Once Upon A Mattress? delights audiences on the Glendale Community College stage. The show runs now through Sunday, with performances at 8 p.m., tonight (Thurs., March 19), Friday, Saturday and Sunday, as well as matinee performances at 2 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. ?Once Upon A Mattress? is a musical interpretation of the fairy tale, ?
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