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October 30, 2013
Local students can explore their options for high school at Pasadena Christian School's fair next week. The Nov. 4 event features enrollment information for public and private high schools in the area. Admission is free. The event will be held at the school's auditorium on 1492 N. Garfield Ave., Pasadena. Call (626) 791-1214, extension 297 for more information. -- Tiffany Kelly, tiffany.kelly@latimes.com Follow on Google+ and on Twitter: @LATiffanyKelly . ALSO: Halloween attractions ready for visitors Photo Gallery: Rose Queen announcement and coronation Discounts offered at Vons in La Cañada before store closes
ENTERTAINMENT
December 21, 2006
An insurance career fair sponsored by Glendale Community College Business Division will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at the Verdugo Jobs Center, 1255 S. Central Ave., from 9 a.m. to noon. Representatives from insurance companies will be present to discuss the many job opportunities in the insurance industry. GCC offers two insurance certificate programs with courses held in the daytime, evening and online. The Insurance Professional Certificate and Insurance Specialist Certificate courses are all approved by the Insurance Education Association (IEA)
NEWS
By olivia smith Valley Sun | June 19, 2008
Students crowded La Cañada Elementary School?s Scholastic Book Fair as it ended June 13. Stands on cooking, sports, science and nature crowded the library along with school supplies and educational activities like painting and arts and crafts. The students, who had run over to the fair on their recess and lunch breaks, were huddled around books and lining up to buy as many as they could afford. ?The students enjoy it. They look forward to being able to buy their teachers books.
NEWS
March 25, 2004
The eighth grade students at St. Bede's went all out this year with projects that fell into two categories, life and physical science, at the annual science fair recently held in the parish hall. The projects ranged from Corey McCarthy's "Can Guppies Learn Using Conditioning?", Patrick Degnan's "Does the Weight of the Putter Affect the Putting Stroke?" and Amanda O'Toole's "Effect of Temperature on Plant Oxygen Production." The winners in each category are as follows: First place Amanda O'Toole (life)
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By Chris Sutton | March 5, 2004
Palm Crest Elementary School's cafeteria was transformed into a hands-on science exhibit Thursday as 60 science projects were on display for the science fair. It was a full house, as 200 parents and children attended the fair, which was the culmination of the school's science exploration week. The science projects included the science of volcanos, a Venus Fly Trap plant, how fossils are formed, what makes temperatures rise and fall, hypothesis, rockets, how eye glasses help people, the principles of magnetism, among others.
NEWS
By Jane Napier Neely | March 10, 2005
Flintridge Pharmacy & Medical Supply, formerly known as Cal-Med East Pharmacy, in celebration of its new name will hold a giant free health fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 12. The La Cañada Valley Sun is one of the health fair's major sponsors. Michael Stremfel, son of the founder of the pharmacy, said, "This is the way we want to celebrate our 35 years in this community. We want to thank everyone for their support and loyalty." The free tests being offered, which would cost hundreds of dollars at a clinic, include bone density, blood glucose, carotid ultrasound, body fat analysis, blood pressure, surface sEMG, Dermascan, and total cholesterol.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 18, 2006
What did Charles Dickens, Winston Churchill and Sir Isaac Newton all have in common? They were all creative, inspiring people who struggled with a serious mental illness. May is Mental Health Month, and to honor those who struggle and triumph with mental illnesses, the Della Martin Center at Huntington Hospital will host "A Fair For All," a community health event Wednesday, May 24. Visitors may enjoy delicious food, great games, and enter to win fabulous raffle prizes. Community agencies from around Pasadena will join the hospital in providing free educational materials and information for patients and family dealing with mental illness.
FEATURES
May 3, 2007
La Cañada eighth grader Amir Mojarradi took third place this past weekend in the Los Angeles County Science Fair in the physics, electricity and magnetism category. Roughly 1,000 students across the county competed at the fair held April 28 at the L.A. Convention Center. Mojarradi's parents, Nikki and Mohammad Mojarradi, said that it was their son's own idea and desire to participate and represent the 7/8 program at La Cañada High School. His enthusiasm and perseverance led him to win the award.
NEWS
By Michael J. Arvizu | March 11, 2010
La Cañada High School hosted the sixth annual Teens MOVE volunteer and job fair on the school campus Tuesday afternoon, where more than 20 organizations set up booths offering students a chance to register for volunteer opportunities or apply for a job. Sponsored by the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA, the Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge and the city of La Cañada Flintridge, the fair featured organizations as the Verdugo Job Center, Kidspace Children?s...
NEWS
By Steven E. Browne | July 19, 2007
A blatant example of discrimination sits defiantly on Foothill Boulevard just west of the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA. For months, there has been a lane reserved for single individuals. Several married couples have filed formal complaints with the city's road manager, Randy Asphalt. "It is not fair," claimed a local resident, "Why do married people have to go around? It takes an extra ten minutes." Gail, a recently separated mother of two, was confused. "I don't know if it is legal for me to drive in the lane or not. I'm not divorced and I'm not married.
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COMMUNITY
May 1, 2014
Although there were some nervous moments Friday night when a storm blew through the area, organizers of the St. George's Preschool Dragon Faire breathed a collective sigh of relief Saturday when the weather cleared and sunny skies prevailed in time for the annual carnival. The four-hour event saw a steady stream of families throughout, not only from the local communities of La Cañada and La Crescenta, but from outside areas, according to Kimiko Feehan, who handled publicity for the fair and made liberal use of social media to draw attention to the fundraiser.
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By Joe Puglia | November 13, 2013
Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition - the moratorium is over! After two months of staying mum due to the school board elections, I can finally write my wife's name, Kaitzer. I write these columns looking for the yin and yang of an issue; it brings humor to the story. Kaitzer is definitely the yang. During the campaign there was a lot of humor about the yang. The ancients believed the world was divided in half: man and woman. The gods and goddesses kept the world stable bringing harmony when they were in balance.
NEWS
October 30, 2013
Local students can explore their options for high school at Pasadena Christian School's fair next week. The Nov. 4 event features enrollment information for public and private high schools in the area. Admission is free. The event will be held at the school's auditorium on 1492 N. Garfield Ave., Pasadena. Call (626) 791-1214, extension 297 for more information. -- Tiffany Kelly, tiffany.kelly@latimes.com Follow on Google+ and on Twitter: @LATiffanyKelly . ALSO: Halloween attractions ready for visitors Photo Gallery: Rose Queen announcement and coronation Discounts offered at Vons in La Cañada before store closes
NEWS
May 9, 2012
St. George's Preschool held its annual Dragon Faire on Saturday, April 28, drawing hundreds of families to the La Cañada campus where there were children's activities, live entertainment and food, including “Dragon Snacks” and burgers from the In-N-Out truck. The event is the school's major fundraiser, with money raised going toward enrichment programs, supplies and facility maintenance. -- Carol Cormaci, Times Community News  
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By Bill Kisliuk, bill.kisliuk@latimes.com | April 4, 2012
Several budding scientists from La Cañada Flintridge and La Crescenta stood out from the crowd of 1,100 participants in the Los Angeles County Science Fair last weekend at the Pasadena Convention Center. Christopher Sercel, a St. Francis High School junior, earned the competition's Earthwatch Award in ecology for his project, “A Toasty Worm is a Happy Worm: A Study of the Effect of Temperature On the Metabolic Rate of Mealworms.” Sercel earned the right to participate in an international expedition with working environmental scientists studying topics such as sea turtles, endangered zebras or migrating gray whales.
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November 11, 2011
The Doctors of USC La Cañada will be hosting a health fair Nov. 13 from 8 a.m. to noon at their offices on Foothill Boulevard. The health fair will be a chance for residents to get free flu shots, while supplies last, first and foremost, but a variety of other health services will be available as well. These include glucose screenings, blood pressure screenings, BMI screenings, bone density testings, nutritional consultation and more.  The Doctors of USC La Cañada is located at 1751 Foothill Boulevard, Suite 3. For more information on the fair, call the offices at 818-952-2171 -- Daniel Siegal , Times Community News Twitter: @ValleySunDan
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By Andrew Shortall, andrew.shortall@latimes.com | April 27, 2011
Flintridge Prep has done so well in science fairs historically that Laura Kaufman wasn’t surprised when three Prep students took first place at the 61st annual Los Angeles County Science Fair, which was held at the Pasadena Convention Center April 14 -16. “We have really hard-working kids who come up with really creative projects,” said Kaufman, a Flintridge Prep teacher, adding this year has been “on par” with the school’s past performances....
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By Andrew Shortall, andrew.shortall@latimes.com | February 9, 2011
La Cañada High School students on Tuesday were offered the chance to star on a televised game show, volunteer for the Special Olympics of Southern California or work at local skate store Billy’s Board shop. The offerings were presented during the sixth annual Teen MOVE Fair hosted in La Cañada High’s quad. The goal of the event each year is to bring volunteer and job opportunities to La Cañada High students and the rest of the community. The fair is sponsored by the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA, Community Center of La Cañada Flintridge, the La Cañada High School PTSA and the city’s youth council.
FEATURES
May 13, 2010
Rides, games, food, entertainment and the Paradise Canyon Community Run will highlight the annual Paradise Canyon Elementary School Medieval Faire fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday on the school grounds. The community is invited to the all-day event, which is the school’s largest fundraiser of the year. The day will begin with the Community Run. The 5K race will begin at 7:30 a.m., and the 1 Mile Run/Walk will start at 8:30 a.m. with late registration available before the race.
FEATURES
May 6, 2010
The members of the speech and debate team at Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy worked at the Earth Fair at St. Philip the Apostle School in Pasadena on April 22 as part of their community service. They helped set up the fair, pass out reusable grocery bags, and guide the kindergarten-through-sixth-grade students through the various activities at the fair. All attendees learned how to make eco-friendly household cleaners, compost and plant seeds, and the advantages of solar and wind power.
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