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November 17, 2005
The Glendale Marketplace shopping center, located at 144 S. Brand Blvd. announcs Jingle Jams -- which offers free, live holiday music, including a performance by the Crescenta Valley Charismatics Chamber Choir Group. The event will offer performances by local talent on weekends starting Nov. 26 and continuing through Dec. 24. Featuring costumed caroling groups, jazz bands and soloists, Jingle Jams will bring holiday cheer to downtown Glendale with festive music and free candy canes.
July 7, 2010
CAMPS Cheer, Tumble & Dance Camp — July 26-30, 2 to 5 p.m. each day. For ages 7-13 at the Crescenta-Cañada YMCA, 1930 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada. No experience necessary. To sign up contact Annie Azizian, gymnastics coordinator, at (818) 790-0123, ext. 246 or . Summer ZooCamp — Through Aug. 7 . The Los Angeles Zoo, 5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, 90027, offers ZooCamp for youngsters. Each camp is led by specially trained staff and given age-appropriate themes.
By Elaine La Marr | May 24, 2007
Once again at this year's Memorial Day Service, to be held at the Memorial Park bandstand at 9 a.m. Monday, May 28, citizens of La Cañada Flintridge will be called to honor another one of their own, fallen in time of war, as the name of Spc. Carla J. Stewart, US Army is dedicated and placed on a plaque that honors those who have lost their lives in Iraq. Her name will join those of 1st Lt. Todd J. Bryant, US Army and 2nd Lt. James P. Blecksmith, USMC. Participants will also honor those who have lost their lives in battle in service of their country during WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam, as well as those who have served and survived.
By Mary O'Keefe | December 29, 2005
GUSDGUSD Glendale Unified School District, which educates youngsters living in the western section of La Cañada Flintridge, saw great success in their schools in 2005. Three campuses won the distinguished Blue Ribbon Award, the district accepted a $1.6 million donation, fought Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on propositions, can actually see the end of renovations and construction program titled Measure "K" and passed a $206 million dollar budget. However, even with their success and cautious planning, they are always aware of the elephant in the room, declining enrollment.
April 28, 2005
by Frances Hill, Special to the Valley Sun Arthur J. Thompson will be honored as 2004 La Cañadan of the Year by the Kiwanis Club of La Cañada May 4 at a luncheon in Van de Kamp Hall at Descanso Gardens. Expected to be celebrating with Thompson are his wife Lynne, and their three children: Rob, who lives in Los Alamitos with his wife and four children; Laurie Weller, Irvine resident and mother of two boys, and Greg, parent of three daughters who lives in Atlanta, Ga. Thompson's sister, Kay Colldeweih and her husband Jack, a retired college professor, are traveling from Somerset, N.J. to attend.
August 23, 2007
Joann Marie Naumann Baker of La Crescenta passed away Aug. 1 at the age of 78. Born in Miskawaka, Ind. on March 17, 1929, she moved with her family to Glendale in 1940. Graduating from Hoover High School, she continued her education, graduating from Woodbury College (now University) in Burbank in 1949 with a bachelor of science degree; Occidental College in 1955 with a bachelor of arts in English; and Syracuse University, N.Y. in 1957 with a master of arts in education. While continuing doctorate studies at Columbia University, she served as the assistant dean of students at Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in Lynchburg, Va. Her leadership in the field of education was recognized by Who’s Who in American Education (1961-1968)
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