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September 18, 2008
Mrs. and Mrs. Michael Davis of La Cañada Flintridge are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Marie Davis, to Douglas Paul Reid. Doug and Lindsay met while working on the Tonight Show as part of the page program at NBC, and have been engaged since Christmas 2007. Lindsay is a 2000 graduate of Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy in La Cañada. She received her bachelor?s degree in broadcast journalism in 2004 from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.
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November 2, 2006
Members of First Church of Christ, Scientist, La Cañada Flintridge will present two inspirational evenings of one-man, nondenominational Bible performances on Nov. 10-11. "Paul, Face to Face" is set for Nov. 10, 7:30-8:30 p.m., and "The Gospel According to St. John" is scheduled for Nov. 11 from 4-6 p.m. The reason for hosting this event, said Committee Chairwoman Nancy Allan, "is to experience the vitality and spirit of early Christianity." The performer, Alex Cavalli, is a physicist with a Ph.D.
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December 15, 2005
Jennifer Le DeGrey and Ryan Clark Daileda were married Aug. 3 aboard the Marina Hornblower Yacht in Marina del Rey. The romantic sunset ceremony took place at sea on the yacht's open air top deck with a reception held immediately afterward on the lower levels. Festivities included dinner, dancing, cake smashing and even a light saber duel right out of Star Wars. More than 60 guests joined the beaming couple on board the three-deck yacht to celebrate their marriage. Close friends and family journeyed to Marina del Rey from Hawaii, Florida, Virginia, Colorado, Arizona, Nevada and Southern California.
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November 10, 2004
June 14, 1933-November 1, 2004 Carl Eugene ("Gene") Givens, a former longtime La Cañadan who most recently made his home in Pasadena, died Nov. 1. He battled Parkinson's disease for more than 20 years. Gene grew up in Riverside, Ill., a suburb of Chicago. Following high school, he attended Dartmouth College where he started on the varsity basketball team. After college, he spent two years as an officer in the Navy, stationed in Japan. Following graduation from Northwestern Law School, Gene joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which assigned him to the Los Angeles office.
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June 1, 2006
Verdugo Hills Art Association has chosen two high school students to receive scholarships. During the organization's June general meeting two recipients from Crescenta Valley High School will be honored. Megan Nelson and Raymen Assaf will display their work and both will receive their scholarship checks at the general meeting on June 3. The presentation will take place in the Citibank Community Room at 2350 Honolulu Blvd. in Montrose. Megan Nelson is a talented senior who will be attending BYU in the fall with plans to eventually enter into the university's art department.
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June 9, 2005
A former neighbor is returning to Descanso Gardens in July to serve as the new executive director of the nature facility in La Cañada Flintridge. David R. Brown, who served as president of the nearby Art Center College of Design in Pasadena for 14 years, will take over his new post July 18. Descanso, which is owned by LA County and managed by the Descanso Gardens Guild, has been searching for a new director for the past year. Director of Development Linda Mitchell has served as acting director during that time.
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By Joe Puglia | March 9, 2006
Last week, March 2, was Dr. Seuss's birthday. He would have been 102. O.K., so who's Dr. Seuss? Most of us just have a casual acquaintance. Until last week, I had little knowledge of this creative genius. My only concept of the Doctor was the myriad of his volumes in our bookshelf and the countless hours of reading them to the girls. But let me tell you, Kaitzer would set me straight. In order to commemorate his birthday and celebrate the joy of reading, the National Educational Association established "Read Across America Day."
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By Joe Puglia | March 4, 2010
Monday was “National Read Across America Day.” Communities throughout the country commemorated the birthday of Dr. Seuss and celebrated the joy of reading. The annual event is the largest celebration of literacy in the country with a premise is to boost children’s enthusiasm to read. The research is conclusive: Motivating children to read enhances achievement and creates lifelong successful readers. Children who read do better in school. Through reading I’ve traveled the world twice over and met the famous saints and sinners, poets artists, kings, queens, old stars and hopeful beginners.
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February 17, 2005
A La Cañada resident of 37 years, Dr. John Tyler Phillips passed away in the early morning hours of Monday, Feb. 7, at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena. With him were his wife Patricia, six of his seven children, the spouses of his children and several of his eight grandchildren. Dr. Phillips, known to many as JT, was born on Dec. 22, 1920 in Paducah, Kentucky. After growing up in Washington, D.C. and attending the prestigious Dunbar High School established for the benefit of gifted African American children, he entered Dartmouth College at the age of 16. In his interview at admission, the admissions counselor noted for the file "While only 16, with 17th birthday in December, the boy is well poised and there is nothing youthful in his reactions."
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September 18, 2008
Mrs. and Mrs. Michael Davis of La Cañada Flintridge are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsay Marie Davis, to Douglas Paul Reid. Doug and Lindsay met while working on the Tonight Show as part of the page program at NBC, and have been engaged since Christmas 2007. Lindsay is a 2000 graduate of Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy in La Cañada. She received her bachelor?s degree in broadcast journalism in 2004 from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.
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